Project Assistant World Bank GLTFP Jobs – Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives (MTIC)

Job Title:         Project Assistant
Organization: Ministry of
Trade, Industry and Cooperatives (MTIC)
Project Name: World Bank
Great Lakes Trade Facilitation Project (GLTFP)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Project
About US:
The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives (MTIC) has received
financing from the World Bank towards the Great Lakes Trade Facilitation
Project (GLTFP) which aims at facilitating cross-border trade (CBT) by
increasing the capacity for commerce and reducing the costs faced by cross
borders traders, especially women traders. The GLTF Project will support
improvement of the border trade infrastructure and border market facilities at
Mpondwe, Goli and Bunagana. Other activities include CBT Policy and Procedural
Reforms and Performance-Based Management. Infrastructure related activities
will require preparation and implementation of comprehensive ESIAs, ESMPs, and
RAPs in accordance with the law and governing procedures of Uganda and the
World Bank.
Job Summary: The Project
Assistant will provide support in strengthening administrative, financial and
operational capacities of the project. Specifically, the Project Assistant will
follow up and on Project transactions, monitor usage of office consumables,
compile and submit statutory returns /reports, compile and maintain accounts
and procurement records, organize and manage logistics under the project,
coordinate and facilitate processing of documents, coordinate project events
and perform any other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should preferably hold an
honors Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (BBA), Commerce, Economics,
Procurement, or any equivalent university Degree and a post graduate Diploma in
Accounting or Procurement.
At least three years of related working
experience in Accounting, Administration and event management, or Procurement
in a reputable organization.
Computer literacy skills in office applications
such as Microsoft Excel and Word
How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to send their applications addressed to;
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Trade, Industry and Co-operatives (MTIC),
Plot 6/8 Parliament Avenue, Farmers House,
4th Floor, Room 408 Attention: GLTF Project Coordinator,
Kampala. Uganda
All applications should be hand delivered to the above address or sent
via email to and copy to
Deadline: 20th
October 2017
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