Fresher Project Assistant Job Opportunities – Uganda National Biogas Alliance (UNBA)

Job Title:    Project Assistant

Organisation: Uganda National Biogas Alliance (UNBA)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

Uganda National Biogas Alliance (UNBA) was formed by regional business associations in the Ugandan biogas sector to catalyse the dissemination of biogas as clean cooking technologies in Uganda through a private sector approach. It was formed in April 2014 and registered in November of the same year. The alliance now serves as the national umbrella organization of the Ugandan biogas sector, aiming to unite and support all stakeholders and the existing regional associations in the biogas sector.

 

About Project:

UNBA is in a partnership project with the German Biogas Association (GBA), financed by the Chamber and Association Partnership Program (KVP) of the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). The aim is to combat poverty by promoting sustainable economic development in the partner countries.

 

Job Summary:  The Uganda National Biogas Alliance (UNBA) is looking for a Project Assistant starting on 15th of June, 2021. Regional business associations in the Ugandan biogas sector formed the UNBA, to catalyze the dissemination of biogas as a clean technology in Uganda through a private sector approach.  The alliance now serves as the national umbrella organization of the Ugandan biogas sector, aiming to unite and support all stakeholders and the existing regional associations in the biogas sector to create an enabling environment for biogas in Uganda.

 

Job Summary:  The Project Assistant plays a key role in ensuring smooth operations at all levels of the project.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Administration (Filing, Accounting, Knowledge Management) according to project guidelines
  • Office Procurement / Inventory
  • Respond to all queries on email, telephone and in person on general biogas matters
  • Ensure that all the administrative and logistical requirements at meetings, webinars and events are in order
  • Website maintenance
  • Write articles on given topics for newsletter and responsibility for PR activities
  • Event management activities
  • Other tasks as assigned by the supervisor




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Degree from a recognized University in Business, Administration, Management or similar
  • Years of experience in working together with German organizations (please include reference)
  • Knowledge of biogas and/or other renewable energy sectors in Uganda is an asset
  • Reporting and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Teams) and ICT in general
  • Very good command of the English language (knowledge of German is an asset)
  • Experience in working with Industry Associations is an asset
  • Willingness to learn and work in an international team and take part in training courses
  • Punctuality, Professionalism, Good communication skills

 

How to Apply:

All candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter, an updated CV, academic documents and 2 references (including contact details) to Ms. Caroline Ruffing at job.biogas@gmail.com (in one PDF Document)

 

Deadline: 1st June, 2021

 

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be noticed!

 

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