Program Administrator (Part-time Consultancy Jobs) – Vitamin Angels (VA)

Organization: Vitamin Angels (VA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Vitamin Angels (VA) is a US-based, international non-governmental
organization whose mission is to help at-risk populations in need – specifically
pregnant women, new mothers, and children under five – gain access to
lifesaving and life changing vitamins and minerals. To fulfill this mission, we
provide annual grants of vitamin A supplements, deworming medication and
multivitamins to NGOs that work with children 6-59 months old and/or pregnant
and lactating women.
Job Summary:  Vitamin Angels (VA) seeks a dedicated
entry or mid-level professional to join Vitamin Angels as a part-time
Uganda-based Consultant Program Administrator to support continued expansion of
VA’s micronutrient distribution system in Uganda. VA’s donations in Uganda have
grown rapidly and VA currently makes grants to about 40 Ugandan organizations
reaching over 500,000 children under 5. Under direction of the Uganda Country
Program Consultant, the Program Administrative Consultant will contribute to
VA’s continued growth and success in Uganda by assuming responsibility for
administration and coordination of VA’s micronutrient grants program. Based on
their performance the consultant may have the opportunity take on more
consultancy days per week in the future.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Providing
    administrative support in the planning and execution of monitoring
    activities;
  • Providing
    logistical support in the planning and execution of vitamin A
    supplementation training workshops;
  • Support
    import, storage and domestic transport of vitamins to reach grant
    recipients;
  • Supporting
    new grantee identification and outreach efforts;
  • Providing
    basic technical assistance and support services to grantees and
    counterpart organizations; and
  • Support
    administrative record keeping for all micronutrient grants.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
  • The
    applicant for the Vitamin Angels (VA) Program Administrator should
    preferably hold a B.A./B.Sc
    degree from an accredited four year university with a relevant area
    of discipline;
  • Prior
    experience performing administrative duties, and managing logistics;
  • High
    computer literacy, including extensive experience with Microsoft Excel,
    Word and PowerPoint, and ability to input data to an online
    database after training;
  • Based
    in the Kampala area, willing to work from a home office or shared office
    space and has reliable phone and internet connectivity at home;
  • Willing
    and able to travel domestically and possibly internationally;
  • Must
    own personal computer or be ready to purchase their own computer for job
  • Superior
    written and oral communications skills in English, and
  • Superior
    organizational skills and attention to detail.
Highly desirable:
  • Undergraduate
    degree in public health, nursing, nutrition, medicine, computer
    science;
  • Experience
    working with a variety of NGOs in the health sector;
  • Experience
    facilitating group workshops or trainings;
  • Fluency
    in indigenous Ugandan languages and
  • Experience
    working and/or volunteering with an NGO/community based
    organization.
How to Apply:
All interested candidates should email a professional curriculum vitae
and cover letter as one file with 3 professional referees contact details one
of which should be your current or most recent employer to rnerima@vitaminangels.org.
The email subject line should read “Program Administrator”
NB: Only those shortlisted for interviews will be contacted
Deadline: 12th January 2018 by 5:00pm

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