Fresher USAID Finance and Operations Assistant Jobs – Strengthening Partnerships, Results and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING) Project

Organization: Strengthening
Partnerships, Results and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING) Project
Funding
Source:
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to:
Procurement Officer
About
US:
The
Strengthening Partnerships, Results and Innovations in Nutrition Globally
(SPRING) Project is a five-year cooperative agreement funded by the United
States Agency for International Development (USAID) and managed by JSI Research
& Training Institute Inc. with partners, Helen Keller International, the
Manoff Group, Save the Children, and the International Food Policy Research
Institute (IFPRI).  SPRING’s overarching
vision is to reduce under-nutrition, prevent stunting, and work with women of
reproductive age and children aged 6-23 months on reducing anemia. SPRING aims
to strengthen country efforts to scale up high-impact nutrition practices and
policies to improve maternal and child nutrition outcomes.
Job
Summary:
The Finance and Operations Assistant will provide general administrative
support to the USAID SPRING Finance and Operations Team in line with the
organizational guidelines and procedures.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Provide support to the Finance and Operations
department
·        
Ensure proper & timely filling of all Finance
and operations documents and ensuring safe custody of all related documents.
·        
In charge of photocopying, scanning and documentation
support to the Finance and Operations team.
·        
Participating in unit related activities,
meetings.
·        
Prepare and modify documents including
correspondence, drafts, memos and emails
·        
Technically support effective coordination of
meetings, workshops and draft minutes for staff meetings in a timely manner
·        
Receive and direct visitors and clients: Backstop
receptionist by receiving and transferring incoming calls.
·        
Offer cordial support to general HR related
functions while observing high levels of confidentiality
·        
In charge of the movement of documents between
offices and follow up.
·        
Perform any other duties assigned by the Procurement
Officer.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a diploma
in Business Administration, Procurement or Finance.
·        
At least a year of experience in administration,
procurement or Finance related work
·        
Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency with
basic MS Office packages (Word, Excel )
·        
Excellent communication skills.
·        
Excellent command of English language and ability
to work in multi-cultural settings.
·        
Excellent interpersonal skills – able to build
good working relationships.
·        
Proven ability to share knowledge and experience.
·        
High level of integrity, confidentiality and
maturity.
How
to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and updated
CVs with three referees to: springugandajobs@spring-nutrition.org. The subject
line of the E-mail application should be “Finance and Operations Assistant.”
Hard copy
applications can be sent to:
The Deputy
Chief of Party,
JSI Research
& Training Institute Inc,
Plot 36/37A
Martyrs Way, Ministers Village, Near UNEB Offices Ntinda, Kampala- Uganda.
Deadline:
24th December, 2015

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