PEPFAR Small Grants Coordinator – U.S. Mission Uganda

Organisation:
U.S. Mission Uganda
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Salary Range:
USD 41,081 (Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.)
Series/Grade:     FP-06
Job Summary:   
The PEPFAR Small
Grants Coordinator is responsible, under the direct supervision of the Deputy
PEPFAR Country Coordinator, for the management and implementation of the
Embassy’s Community Grants for HIV/AIDS under PEPFAR.   Assist PEPFAR Coordination Office with
administrative duties.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
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Education:
Two years of college/University studies is required.
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EXPERIENCE:
Two years’ work experience in an office environment.
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JOB
KNOWLEDGE: General Knowledge of development goals and ability to write clearly
and concisely.
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Evaluations:
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LANGUAGE:  Level IV fluent English in speaking, reading
and writing is required. This may be tested.
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SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 
Ability to plan, arrange, manage and administer all programs according
to U.S. government regulations.
·        
Must be
able to work in a high-volume, high-productivity environment and to work well
with others.
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Must be
computer literate, preferably with experience in EXCEL and MS WORD.
·        
Must be
able to draft concise and clear recommendations.
·        
 A successful candidate must be a self-starter,
able to plan and execute his/her duties with minimal supervision.
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 The candidate must also be willing to travel
frequently to remote parts of Uganda to monitor and evaluate project and must
be able to liaise effectively with project implementers, beneficiaries, and
local officials.
·        
 Must be able to obtain and maintain a Security
Clearance at the Public Trust level.
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Qualifications:  All applicants under consideration will be
required to pass medical and security certifications.
* IMPORTANT:  Applicants who claim status as a
preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214
(“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent
documentation, or certification.  A
“certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies
the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty
service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after
the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter
should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and
contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or
release date; and (2) the character of service. 
Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference
to be given.
** This level of
preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with
re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.
For more information
(i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc?) and for additional employment
considerations, please visit the following link:
https://careers.state.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/VA-Definitions-and-Additional-Employment-Considerations.pdf
How to Apply:
 All candidates must be able to obtain and hold
a Public Trust security clearance.
All applications
must be submitted online. Applicants shall be required to register under the
careers page for U.S. Embassy Kampala following instructions on the link below
1.          For further assistance call
0414-306001
2.         You will receive confirmation of
registration and proceed to apply.
3.         On completion of this process, you will
receive an auto response via your email.
Required Documents:  Please provide the required documentation
listed below with your application:
·        
DS-174
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Degree/
education transcripts
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DD-214 –
Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation
(if applicable)
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SF-50
(if applicable)
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What to
Expect Next:  Applicants who are invited
to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be
contacted via email.
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For
further information:  the complete
position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required
qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources office.
Deadline: 24th October 2019
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