Administrative Assistant – Grants Career Opportunity at CAMTech

Organisation: CAMTech
Duty Station: Mbarara, Uganda
About US:
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), through its Center for Global
Health (CGH), and Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) are
parties to a Memorandum of Understanding which led to the establishment of the
Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies in Uganda (CAMTech Uganda).
Based at MUST, CAMTech is a global consortium of academic, clinical, corporate
and implementation partners working to build entrepreneurial capacity and to
accelerate medical technology innovation to improve health outcomes in low- and
middle-income countries (LMICs).
Job Summary: The Administrative Assistant – Grants will provide
administrative and technical support in the field of grant writing, proposal
development and grant submissions in partnership with innovator teams in the
CAMTech Consortium.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The applicant should hold a bachelor’s
    degree (honors)in social science, development studies, research
    administration, business administration or any other related disciplines.
  • Adequate and verifiable experience in the
    field of grant writing, proposal development and grant submissions
  • Possess the ability to interpret calls for
    proposal requirements, submission guidelines and develop an appropriate
    grant writing and submission plan relevant to specific calls for
    proposals.
  • Excellent computer skills including good
    command of Microsoft Word, Excel, and the EndNote referencing software.
  • Proven ability to work well in a fast-paced
    multicultural environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, team work,
    good command of written and spoken English, and ability to set goals and
    meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work under pressure, often
    beyond usual working hours.
How to Apply:  
All suitably qualified and interested candidate should send their applications
including a cover letter, a detailed CV, copy of transcripts, certificates, and
contact information of at least two professional references who are very familiar
with your work and send to: The Human Resource Manager, MUST Grants Office, P.O.
Box 1410 Mbarara, Uganda or directly to MUST Grants Office Room 5 Anatomy
Building as hard copy applications.
NB: Only short-listed candidates will be
contacted for an interview.
Deadline: 20th April 2015

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