Job Title: Project Management Assistant (Health) – UNGO Jobs
USAID/Uganda is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Personal Services Contractor (PSC) – Project Management Assistant (Health).**
ELIGIBLE OFFERORS: “Cooperating Country National” shall mean the individual engaged to serve in the Cooperating Country under this contract.
“Cooperating Country” shall mean the foreign country in or for which services are to be rendered hereunder.
Opening date: April 12, 2022
Closing date: April 25, 2022
USAID/Uganda is seeking for qualified individuals to fill the Project Management Assistant (Health) position.
The position is located in the USAID/Uganda Office of Health and HIV/AIDS (OHH). The OHH is responsible for one of USAID’s largest and most complex bilateral assistance health programs. Currently, there are six technical units: 1: Health System Strengthening Unit (HSS), 2: President’s Malaria Initiative Unit (PMI), 3: the HIV & TB Unit (HIV/TB) and its PEPFAR sponsored activities, 4: Family Health Unit (FHU), 5: Strategic Information Unit (SI) which provides support to the Office and other technical teams, and 6: Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) and Emerging Pandemic Threats Unit. The OHH Team is headed by a U.S. Foreign Service Officer who reports directly to the Mission Director.
The PMA occupies one of the two USAID Project Management Assistant (Health) positions, providing support to CORs/AORs managing substantive health and other programs/projects/activities in the USAID/Uganda OHH. Within the Unit of assignment, the PMA participates in the work of the Unit Leader and the organization’s CORs/AORs, in order to increase output and efficiency in meeting Office, USAID, and USG goals and objectives; in response to OHH-wide events the PMA may be assigned to any Unit, as needed. The PMA provides program and budget assistance across OHH activities; supports performance monitoring; and provides administrative support, operating independently or cooperatively with the other PMA in OHH. In the absence of any COR/AOR, the PMA may be assigned to receive calls, answer non-technical questions, and refer more technical program/project/activity questions to the technical staff, up to the limits of their training and skill level. Work includes a variety of complex research, reporting, contact, monitoring, and analytical duties, and coordinating work with the CORs/AORs, the Unit and Office Chief, other Mission technical officers, and Government of Uganda (GOU), implementing partners (IPs), and Non-Government Organization (NGO) counterparts.
Completion of Secondary School and at least two years of college or university study in business, business administration, economics, finance, or a similar field is required.
- PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE
–Minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in development assistance or related work, work with an international or donor organization, or equivalent work with a private or host-government entity is required.
–Experience should have included collection, analysis, evaluation, and presentation of information.