5 USAID Project Management Assistant Career Placements – Social Impact (SI)

Organisation: Social
Impact (SI)
Project Name: USAID/Uganda
Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Contract
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Social Impact (SI) is a
Washington, DC-area international development management consulting firm. SI’s
mission is to improve the effectiveness of international development programs
in improving people’s lives. We provide a full range of management consulting,
technical assistance, and training services to strengthen international
development programs, organizations, and policies. We provide services globally
in the areas of monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, project and
program design, organizational capacity building, and gender and social
analysis. SI services cross-cut all development sectors including democracy and
governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. SI’s
clients include US government agencies such as USAID, the Millennium Challenge
Corporation, the US Department of State, bilateral donors, multilateral
development banks, foundations, and non-profits.
About USAID Project:
Social Impact is preparing a
proposal response for the anticipated multi-million-dollar, five-year
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Contract in Uganda. The purpose of
the Contract is to strengthen the performance of USAID/Uganda and its
Implementing Partners (IPs) in collaborating, learning and adapting to improve
the relevance, quality and sustainability of USAID-supported contributions to
Uganda’s development.
Job Summary: The Project
Management Assistant will monitor IP performance and expenditures, ensure
project compliance with USG and complete other administrative tasks. They will
be based in Uganda and work to support the mission and the five Social Science
Advisors throughout the duration of the contract.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Keenly
    monitor IP performance, helping to ensure the quality and accuracy of IP
    data and reporting, IP compliance with USG policies and regulations, and
    progress toward results.
  • Monitor
    IP expenditures to ensure that expenditures are reasonable consistent with
    activity progress.
  • Make
    recommendations regarding administrative approval of expenditures.
  • Meet
    USAID/Uganda reporting requirements.
  • Prepare
    briefing papers, success stories and other outreach documents.
  • Plan
    for USAID/Uganda events and field trips.
  • Maintain
    files.
  • Other
    tasks consistent with helping the C/AOR fulfil his/her roles and
    responsibilities.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • A
    minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience working in
    data collection, data reporting and/or expenditures for development
    projects.
  • Experience
    collaborating and coordinating with colleagues across bureaus, departments
    or organizations.
  • Familiarity
    with USAID compliance rules and regulations is preferred.
  • Experience
    in Uganda or East Africa is preferred.
  • Excellent
    analytical, written and oral communication skills. English is required.
How to Apply:
All applicants who wish to join
Social Impact’s USAID project in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to
apply online at the link below.
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