5 Fresher World Bank CEDP Project Job Opportunities – Adhoc Monitor at Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU)

Organization: Private Sector
Foundation Uganda (PSFU)
Project Name: Competitive
and Enterprise Development Project (CEDP)
Funding Source: World Bank
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager
Matching Grant Facility (MGF)
About CEDP:
The Government
of Uganda has received credit from the World Bank towards implementation of the
Competitive and Enterprise Development Project (CEDP). The project development
objective (PDO) is to improve the competitiveness of enterprises in Uganda
through supporting reforms in priority productive and service sectors geared
towards a better investment climate with particular focus on MSMEs.
The 5 year
project comprises of four major components and will be implemented by seven
agencies among them is Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB). However, the
overall coordination of the Project will lie with the Private Sector Foundation
Uganda (PSFU) through a Project Coordination Unit (PCU). The Government of
Uganda recognizes the vital role that the private sector plays in the social economic
development of the country. The MGF supports interventions in high-potential and
sector specific sub-sectors including: tourism, coffee, horticulture, grains
and pulses, fisheries, edible oils, and information and communication
technology (business process outsourcing). In a bid to address some of the
constraints facing private enterprises, Government included a Matching Grant
Facility (MGF) component under CEDP that aims at;
·        
Improving enterprise capacity by facilitating
beneficiaries access to grants of up to 50% towards use of sector specific
business development services (BDS), building skills and improving quality
standards at firm level.
·        
Increasing the growth and competitiveness of the private
sector in Uganda in order to maximize returns on products/services through
value chain analysis.
Job Summary:  The Adhoc Monitor will support the World Bank
project in the verification and follow up of grantees under MGF to majorly
ascertain that the information provided is authentic, physical existence and
operations of the businesses on the ground and implementation of supported
activities is being executed.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Physically visit and inspect the MGF applicants in
the different regions of Uganda.
·        
Prepare and submit visitation/verification reports
on each applicant visited based on observation, physical examination and
interviewing the applicant and any other relevant authority.
Key Performance Indicators:
·        
Verification reports
·        
Acceptable accountabilities for the advance provided
·        
Assignments executed in a timely manner
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidates for the World Bank Project CEDP
Adhoc Monitor vacancies must possess the following academic qualifications:  Degree in Economics, Business Administration,
Agribusiness, Tourism, ICT, Statistics and Development/Population Studies – with
score of over 3.5 GPA
·        
Possession of a post graduate qualification in M/E ,
Project Management, or Research methods will be an added advantage
·        
Broad knowledge and understanding and appreciation
of private sector development issues in Uganda.
·        
Excellent report writing skills
·        
Excellent command of English language
·        
Strong and proven communication and presentation
skills
·        
Excellent computer skills including but not limited
to MS Word, Excel, Project and Power Point
·        
Excellent writing, presentation and communication
skills
·        
High level of honesty, trustworthy, integrity and
versatility
·        
Self driven, mature, clean, well organized, patient
and pleasant
·        
Effective verbal and listening skills
·        
Team player, friendly, respectful, polite and with
good attitude towards work and colleagues.
How to Apply:
All candidates
are encouraged to deliver their application letters, updated curriculum vita
and photocopies of academic and professional certificates to the address below.
Please indicate
the position being applied for on top of the envelope.
The Project
Coordinator,
Competitiveness
and Enterprise Development Project (CEDP)
Private Sector
Foundation Uganda (PSFU) – Lower Building
Plot 43,
Nakasero Road,
P. O. Box 7683,
Kampala- Uganda.
Deadline: 16th October, 2015 by 17:00
Hours
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