57 Fresher USAID Project Field Assistant Jobs – True North Consult Limited

Organisation: True North Consult Limited
Duty
Station:
Masaka (3
Jobs), Kalangala (1 Job), Ssembabule (6 Jobs), Mityana (5 Jobs), Kyegegwa (2 Jobs),
Luwero (7 Jobs), Lyantonde (2 Jobs), Kalungu (3 Jobs), Bukomansimbi (2 Jobs),
Isingiro (6 Jobs), Ntungamo (7 Jobs), Rubirizi (2 Jobs), Buhweju (2 Jobs),
Kanungu (4) and Rukungiri (5 Jobs), Uganda
Reports
to:
Agency Director
About
US:
TrueNorth is an HR
Consultancy company which seeks to recruit for its valuable client, a leading
provider of sustainable productivity solutions. They would like to recruit for
a valuable client.
Job
Summary:
The Field
Assistants will support a USAID/Uganda funded project aiming at improving early
reading outcomes and creating positive and supportive school climate for
children in primary grades. The project uses a research- driven early grade
reading curriculum and methodology.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
Planning and Budgeting:
  • Take
    part in the planning meetings for program activities
  • Prepare
    monthly work plans that can be shared with the DEO and his/her team
  • Develop
    and share monthly activity budget
  • Prepare
    and present monthly financial report with clear and acceptable/allowable
    accountability documents
Monitoring and Evaluation:
  • Collect
    and organize Cluster, school enrolment data (P1-P7) as well as teacher
    enrolment data by grade and ensure that these data are properly entered in
    the spreadsheets provided
  • Actively
    participate in school level monitoring activities and this includes
    conducting interviews with teachers, head teachers, CCTs and inspectors
  • Support
    M&E team data collection and management efforts including technology
Support Supervision:
  • Work
    in liaison with the Program Officers to plan and implement school support
    supervision visits to accelerate reading
  • Organizing
    and participating in debriefing meetings with project team and partners
  • Participating
    in support supervision visits to schools
  • Compile
    support supervision data as requested
Training: Support technical team in organizing
and implementing training activities. This includes:
  • Printing,
    organizing and packing training materials
  • Registering
    participants and maintaining paper and electronic records
  • Instructional
    materials distribution:
  • Assist
    in the distribution of materials to schools and this includes verifying
    distribution at school level and taking record of the deliveries
Coordinate field based
activities:
  • Communicate
    with schools/districts about upcoming data collection and other activities
  • Work
    closely with the technical team to ensure effective coordination of all
    program activities at the district, CPTC, CC and school level
  • Report
    any matters that need the attention of program management and technical
    teams
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicants for the Field Assistant jobs must at least hold a qualification
    of a Grade III teaching certificate or diploma in primary education
  • Computer
    literacy skills i.e. proficiency in MS word, Excel and Power point will be
    an added advantage
  • Ability
    to work independently with minimal supervision 
  • Ability
    to work in a team, including excellent interpersonal and communication
    skills
  • Fluency
    in English and the respective local language
  • Ability
    to travel in hard to reach areas with public motorcycles as the main means
    of transportation
How
to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to send updated CVs, cover  letters and copies of education certificates
as a single document to:  recruitment@truenorthafrica.com
Deadline: 22nd August 2016

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