Fresher Project Support and Inclusion Officer USAID Grant Jobs – UCP Wheels for Humanity (UCPW)

 

Job Title:    Project Support and
Inclusion Officer for Learning, Acting and Building for Rehabilitation Systems
(ReLAB-HS)

Organisation: UCP Wheels for Humanity (UCPW)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

Founded in 1996, UCP Wheels for Humanity (UCPW) increases access to
mobility and improves quality of life for children and adults with physical
disabilities in less-resourced countries. UCP Wheels makes strategic
investments in communities by leveraging existing capacities and empowering
local stakeholders. Based on the needs of each region in which we work, we
offer one or more of our direct-service or capacity-building programs.

 

Job Summary:  UCPW
is seeking candidates for a ReLAB-HS Project Support and Inclusion Officer for
a new five-year USAID-funded project, Learning, Acting and Building for
Rehabilitation in Healthy Systems (ReLAB-HS). The ReLAB-HS Uganda Project
Support and Inclusion Officer will backstop the implementation of programmatic
activities, providing organizational, procurement, financial, and
administrative support as needed. She/he will also be responsible for providing
country-level gender equality and social inclusion strategy (GESI) support.
Only candidates with work authorization in Uganda will be considered;
relocation benefits will not be provided.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Under the direction of the Rehabilitation and
AT Technical Coordinator, the ReLAB-HS Project Support and Inclusion Officer
will be responsible for performing the following primary tasks:

Program Support

·       
Assist
in organizing trainings, workshops, and other in-country activities, including
identification of appropriate venues; payment coordination for transportation,
accommodation, food, and other expenses; documentation of expenses; preparing
required materials

·       
Prepare
invitations, agendas, participant lists, meeting minutes, and other
communication materials for events as required

·       
Facilitate
communication between relevant local and national agencies, institutions, NGOs,
and other stakeholders to further project activities

·       
Collect
required monitoring and evaluation data; contribute to programmatic reporting
as needed

·       
Work to
ensure compliance with USAID regulations and funding parameters in all aspects
of activity implementation

·       
Maintain
project files and electronic data according to UCPW policies and procedures

·       
Provide
other support as needed

GESI Support

·       
Provide
GESI focus on country-level activities in coordination with ReLAB-HS Inclusive
Development Coordinator and GESI Officer

·       
Assist
in conducting a GESI country assessment

·       
Oversee
rollout of ReLAB-HS inclusive development strategy using the GESI toolkit,
including the implementation of participatory engagement activities.

·       
Monitor
and report on country-level GESI activities

·       
Provide
a program focal point for interface with other in-country and global inclusive
development actors/ stakeholders

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in international
development, international relations, women or gender studies, social justice,
or related fields

·       
At least
two years of relevant experience, preferably in the field of international
development and/or global health or inclusive development

·       
Demonstrated
success in activity planning, implementation, monitoring, and reporting
required

·       
Excellent
verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking and
presentation skills

·       
Ability
to manage finances with integrity

·       
Ability
to liaise and negotiate with external agencies, including government officials

·       
Good
organizational and time management skills

·       
Strong
interpersonal skills, and ability to work independently and in a team of people
with diverse backgrounds

·       
Proven
ability to take initiative in finding solutions to complex challenges

·       
Fluency
in English is required

·       
Proficiency
in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook required

·       
Willingness
to travel up to 25% of the time

 

Preferred Qualifications:

·       
Prior
work on USAID-funded project and familiarity with USAID rules and regulations

·       
Understanding
of national health systems for rehabilitation services and knowledge of Ugandan
health systems

·       
Experience
in gender and social inclusion, including in gender-focused analysis,
gender-smart investing, differential gender impacts of laws, policies and
regulations, or similar framework

 

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume in English to
careers@ucpwheels.org no later than February 1, 2021. Please include “ReLAB-HS
Uganda Project Support and Inclusion Officer: YOUR NAME” in the subject line.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

 

Deadline: 1st
February 2021

 

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