Fresher USAID Project Careers – Procurement and Logistics Officer at RTI International

Organisation: RTI International
Funding Source: U.S. Agency for International Development
(USAID)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to:  Finance and
Administration Director
About RTI:
RTI International is one of the world’s leading research institutes,
dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice.
Our staff of more than 3,700 provides research and technical services to
governments and businesses in more than 75 countries in the areas of health and
pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced
technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and
the environment, and laboratory testing and chemical analysis.
About USAID Project:
RTI’s International Education Division is supporting education
development around the world by strengthening education policy, management and
practice in order to achieve measurable improvement in teaching and learning.
From our well-established reputation in education system strengthening, to
innovative work in early grade assessment and learning, RTI is improving
education quality, relevance and efficiency through implementation of projects
funded by USAID, DFID, Australian Aid and other donors and clients. RTI
International is implementing the Uganda Literacy Achievement and Retention
Activity Project (2015-2020).
Job Summary: The Procurement and Logistics Officer will mainly
oversee the procurement of books and textbooks (including distribution of
these), office furniture, IT equipment, IT services, vehicles and coordinate
with IT department on shipment and receipt of IT equipment. The incumbent will
plan and organize daily, weekly, monthly and data collection and analysis,
quarterly projections for logistics needs and movement of personnel, and ensure
accurate inventories of RTI assets and resources.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the USAID Project
    vacancy should hold a Bachelor’s degree
  • Two or more years’ experience in logistics
    or supply chain management;
  • Past experience working with USAID or
    other US government-funded projects desirable;
  • Possess strong organizational skills,
  • Possess the ability to multi-task, and be
    detail and deadline-oriented.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their
updated CVs and cover letters to: internationaledu@rti.org.
Please clearly indicate the position title in the subject of the E-mail.
Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Only short listed
applicants will be contacted.
Deadline: 30th April, 2015

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