2 Fresher USAID Program Assistant Jobs – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Organisation: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project
(USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) Project
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
About US:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to
improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education
worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS),
URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.
About USAID RHITES-EC Project:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is implementing the USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project
(USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) whose aim is to support the implementation of a
comprehensive integrated investment in regional 
health, nutritional assistance and HIV/AIDS programs. The five-year
project targets 11 districts in East Central Uganda with an estimated total
population of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of
quality health, nutrition, HIV / AIDS and child development services.
Job Summary: The Program
Assistant will provide support to project staff with the overall aim of
ensuring smooth functioning of operations and project activities. S/he is an
integral part of the administrative team and will work closely with senior and
technical staff to ensure project needs are met.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
 
Trainings/Workshops:
·        
The incumbent will prepare invitations for
trainings and workshops and follow-up with participants as needed
·        
Offer support in the preparation of materials
and logistics for outside trainings, workshops, and special events
·        
The incumbent will develop checklist for
required training materials and equipment with technical lead and prepare
corresponding requests
·        
Ensure training teams have required materials
and equipment packed prior to training and returned to stores/inventory
following the training
·        
Prepare and distribute per diem and
transportation payments to training participants and organize required supporting
documentation
·        
Manage logistics for meetings and workshops
including organization of lunch/tea, preparation of the meeting
space/equipment, welcome participants, and materials preparation
Program Support:
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Maintain electronic and paper files of program
communications, materials, and health unit specific documents
·        
Perform any other duties as assigned by
supervisor and other senior staff
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The applicants for the USAID RHITES-EC Program
Assistant job vacancy must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Administration,
Management, Business, Social Sciences, or other relevant field
·        
A minimum of two (2) years of relevant
professional experience in office administration
·        
Computer literacy i.e. knowledge and experience
with Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other data processing and graphical
presentation software desired
·        
Ability to independently plan and execute
complex tasks while addressing daily management details and remaining organized
and focused on long-term deadlines and strategy highly desirable
·        
Excellent inter-personal communication skills
·        
Excellent organization skills desired
·        
Fluency in both oral and written English is
desired
Please note: Only candidates who are eligible to work in Uganda
for an indefinite period without a need for sponsorship will be considered for
this position.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the
USAID RHITES EC Project should send an updated CV/Résumé, cover letter and
completed USAID Form 1420 Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet, download here
and send to: to HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com
Deadline: 21st
October, 2016
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