USAID Program Assistant Jobs – Energy and Security Group (ESG)

Job Title:        Program Assistant
Organization: Energy and
Security Group (ESG)
Project Funding Source:
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
The Energy and Security Group (ESG) is a consulting firm assisting a
client to address the need to increase and expand the use of clean energy in
Uganda to enhance economic performance, promote energy security, improve
quality of life, and advance resource sustainability.
Job Summary: The Program Assistant
will provide administrative and logistical support to the Director of the
Program. The assistant will also support areas like human resources, basic IT
items, and coordinate with office vendors and support events, as needed.
Key Duties and
  • Support the Director of the project and
    members of the team in the program planning and implementation.
  • As directed, may gather information on
    topics related to the program.
  • Assist development of presentations,
    briefing papers, handouts, etc.
  • Assist team members by maintaining
    calendars, receiving and composing communications as correspondence, and
    replies to inquiries.
  • Handle preparations, scheduling,
    logistics, and other various requirements for travel.
  • Write routine reports and correspondence,
    and assist with the development of project/program materials.
  • Organize meetings and events; and
    facilitate travel arrangements.
  • Maintain program data and organize
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • A minimum of three to five years of
    experience in similar role.
  • Applicant with previous work experience
    for USAID funded programs have an added advantage
  • Ability to working independently with
    minimal supervision.
  • Ability to learn on the job and prioritize
    and balance multiple assignments and deadlines.
  • Previous experience with Energy projects
  • Ability to gather data, compile
    information and prepare reports.
  • Excellent computer software skills in MS
    Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, and Acrobat.
How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to send an updated resume and
cover letter to: Uganda.info@energyandsecurity.com as soon as possible.
Execution is set to start in October and we welcome your application to these
opportunities. Please provide 3 references and their contact information.
Deadline: 6th October 2017 
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