Finance and Procurement Assistant USAID Project Jobs – Abt Associates

Organisation: Abt
Associates
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
Abt Associates is an
international development organization composed of dedicated professionals who
provide technical assistance, research, analysis, and practical training
services in more than 128 countries. Abt seeks to implement a five-year project
funded by the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID).
About USAID Project:
Abt Associates is
implementing the USAID Integrated Community, Agriculture, and Nutrition (ICAN)
Activity, which will aim to sustainably enhance the resilience of vulnerable
households by increasing economic opportunities for poor households, improving
nutrition with a focus on women and children, and strengthening community and
local governance. The position will be based in Kampala, Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Finance and Procurement Assistant, will
provide general administrative support. This position is based in Kampala,
Uganda.
 Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·       
Ensure
staff travel advance are complete per Abt. requirements prior submission to
finance for processing
·       
Perform
primarily review of staff travel and field expenses reports and follow up
pending staff advances
·       
Support
Project Accountant in processing  and
reconciling mobile money payments
·       
Support
maintenance of  finance files and Quicken
scans
·       
Provide
office administrative support including organization and facilitation for
internal meetings, drafting agendas, and taking minutes
·       
Ensure
timely settlement of office bills
·       
Manage
logistics (including purchase of supplies, making photocopies, reservations,
etc.) for Kampala office travel
·       
Support
liaison with suppliers, including obtaining quotes, processing payments and
ensuring deliveries
·       
Monitor
project supplies at both headquarters and regional offices
·       
Answer
phones and deliver messages
·       
Monitor
project correspondence, including drafting letters for signature, filing
incoming and outgoing correspondence, and preparing, receiving, and tracking
DHL and FedEx packages
·       
Other
duties as assigned by Abt Associates Inc.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant for the Finance and Procurement Assistant job must hold  a Diploma in Finance/Administration/Office management/Secretarial
or equivalent
·       
Two
years of experience in project administrative support
·       
Superior
integrity, work habits, and organizational skills
·       
Effective
communication skills in English, both verbal and written
·       
Knowledge
of computer software such as Excel, Word. PowerPoint
·       
Ability
to communicate and liaise verbally and in writing with
partners/suppliers/visitors and staff, and interpret/respond clearly and
effectively to verbal or written instructions
·       
Results-oriented,
team player and excellent interpersonal skills
How to Apply:
All candidates
should apply online at the link below.
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