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Program Management Assistant

Open To: All Qualified Candidates

Opening and Closing Dates: July 15 to July 28, 2011

Position Title: Program Management Assistant

Position Location: USAID, Gulu Office

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week 

USAID/Uganda is recruiting a qualified Ugandan to fill the position of Program Management Assistant.

Basic Function of Position

Responsible for representing USAID and the NUDEIL Program at meetings with the Ministry of Finance, Planning, and Economic Development in Kampala on a regular basis.  Serve as the main focal point for NUDEIL and other program teams within the USAID Mission.  In addition, the Program Management Assistant will be required to assist the Program Manager in managing the day to day relationship with the USAID support contractor in the capacity as the alternate COTR.  Will also be engaging local government partners to ensure strong community involvement and awareness of the program.

Required Qualifications

Note:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item

  1. Education Required: A Masters degree in economics, political science, or social sciences is required.
  2. Work Experience: A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in the public sector or the NGO community is required.
  3. Language Requirement:  Must be fluent in English language.
  4. Knowledge: Must be familiar with the principles of management in a broad range of administrative activities (financial, organizational, procurement, records).
  5. Skills and Abilities: Must possess strong interpersonal skills.  Computer literacy and proficient in commercial office software applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.) are required. 

How to Apply

Applications should include the following documentation

  1. A completed and signed Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174);
  2. Application letter clearly specifying the position for which you are applying;
  3. A Curriculum Vitae/Resume;
  4. Copies of Academic Transcripts;
  5. Names, contact numbers, and addresses of three (3) professional references.

Submitted applications and documents become the property of the Embassy and will not be returned.

Submit Application To:

By mail:
Human Resources Office
Plot 1577 Ggaba Road
P. O. Box 7007, Kampala
Telephone:  0414-259-791/5

By Fax:
0414-341-863 - Attention: HR

Or by e-mail:

Closing Date for this Position

July 28, 2011