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Earn over 190 millions annually as Project Management Specialist (Reading) – United States Embassy / US Mission

Organisation: United States Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station:  USAID, Health & HIV/AIDS Office, Kampala, Uganda
Salary Grade: FSN-12 (Ugshs 191,547,014 – UGX 282,336,746 inclusive of allowances).
Reports to: USDH Education Officer
Welcome to the United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda.  The United States has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years.  Ambassador Deborah R. Malac currently heads the U.S Mission to Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and organizations all working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the direction of the Ambassador.
Among the offices operating under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
         Centers for Disease Control
         Peace Corps
Job Summary: The Project Management Specialist (Reading) will be responsible for advancing USAID/Uganda early grade reading goals. The incumbent is a member of the Education, Youth, and Child Development Office (EYCD) and shares responsibilities with other team members in achieving the overall goals of USAID/Uganda’s CDCS. Specifically, the incumbent spends a major portion of time on activities related to the quality delivery of basic education reading services at the national level, and as a technical specialist in early grade reading for the Mission. The incumbent works closely with the Education Development Officer, and is expected to be the lead in providing early grade reading input and guidance to EYCD, the Mission, and the Ministry of Education and Sports. The incumbent will have a leadership role in program management of the Mission’s early grade reading and related awards, providing appropriate oversight, robust responses to CLA, and overall direction for the overall early grade reading efforts of the Uganda Mission. The position requires significant programmatic and technical knowledge and a thorough knowledge of reading acquisition and measurement best practices as well as major Ugandan reading education policy. The incumbent works closely with other education, youth/workforce development, and child protection team members to strategically adapt USAID/Uganda’s reading efforts to the goals of its Country Development Coordination Strategy 2.0. An estimate of the time the incumbent should devote to each area is indicated in Section 14.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
EYCD Program Management and Oversight: 50% The incumbent has principal responsibility for strategically managing activities to improve national level systems and policies in the Education sector under EYCD with a specialized focus on early grade reading. The position requires substantial programmatic and technical knowledge regarding the major educational policies that address early grade reading. The activities include:
·         AOR/COR/Activity Manager for performance and impact evaluations (P&IE) of large education reading programs with emphasis on Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA).
·         The incumbent is required to lead in adapting the Mission’s early grade reading efforts in response to Collaboration, Learning, and Adaptation (CLA) assessments and independent performance and impact evaluations at both the program level and in collaboration with USAID, Ministry, donors, and other stakeholders.
·         AOR/COR/Activity Manager (or alternate) for the School Health and Reading Program and/or the Literacy Achievement and Retention Activity, and/or other related programs as assigned, with an emphasis on achieving early grade reading results and leading the strategic adaptation of USAID/Uganda’s reading efforts with CDCS 2.0. Activity management will be guided by designation letters from the Contracting Officer, including financial and pipeline analysis, tracking of deliverables and results, technical expertise to resolve challenges in improving early grade reading results, and general knowledge of Uganda specific issues such as violence in schools, adolescent pregnancies, child marriages, etc.
·         AOR/COR or Activity Manager of Basic Education Reading Programs currently in the initial design phase.
·         Contribute to overall EYCD Office management of items such as the Mission Operations Plan, PPR reporting, development of office-wide documents such as a PMP, portfolio reviews.
·         The incumbent serves as a basic education reading technical specialist and shares responsibility with the Education Development Officer in representing EYCD on various external education committees and with internal USAID stakeholders.
·         S/he will ensure EYCD/USAID’s views and goals regarding early grade reading are well articulated during various internal and external education fora, including the Education Development Partners, Education Sector Consultative Committee, Education Sector Review, the Basic Education Working Group, other MOES working groups, CDCS 2.0 integration working groups, and others as assigned including as high as the Permanent Secretary and State Minister for Primary Education levels.
·         The incumbent is expected to frequently and articulately promote early grade reading as the essential starting point for a literate population in support of the U.S. Government’s early grade reading strategy. Literacy is an essential prerequisite supporting the U.S. Government’s strategic goals in health (including HIV/AIDs), democratic governance, and economic growth.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
·         The ideal candidate for the United States US Embassy Project Management Specialist (Reading) career opportunity should possess a master’s degree in literacy, early grade reading, or another clearly relevant education or other social science subject is required. Doctorate is preferred.
·         A minimum of fifteen years of progressively responsible professional experience working in the education sector, five years of which must have been in early grade reading, is required.
·         If with a doctorate; 10 years’ experience is acceptable.
·         Significant involvement with primary education systems reform programs and major program implementation experience in multiple districts is preferred. Early primary classroom experience teaching reading is advantageous.
·         Strong background in current status of early grade reading pedagogy and achievement, including instruction in local languages with a later transition to English as a model of teaching early grade reading in Uganda is required.
·         Grounding in the historical development of education in Uganda; personal knowledge of typical conditions in primary schools; familiarity with the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) and its affiliated institutions (the Uganda National Examinations Board, National Curriculum Development Center, etc.); well-grounded in knowledge of Ugandan basic education systems (i.e.: curriculum design, teacher training, classroom effectiveness, educational management, literacy development and testing and evaluation, etc.); comprehensive understanding of factors that interact to impede learning, especially reading at the early primary level is required.
·         A strong technical knowledge of general early grade reading assessment is required.
·         A demonstrated strong knowledge of early grade reading pedagogy required.
·         Substantive knowledge of quantitative and qualitative methods for measuring early grade reading skills preferred.
·         Excellent writing and interpersonal communication skills; ability to form positive and productive working relationship at all levels; ability to use word-processing and spreadsheets programs.
·         Ability to obtain, analyze and evaluate complex data and to prepare precise and accurate factual and analytical reports.
·         Ability and willingness for limited travel within Uganda.
·         Language Proficiency: Excellent command of written and spoken English, Level IV (fluent).
All qualified candidates should submit the following;
·         A signed AID-302-3 Offeror Information for Personal Services Contracts, Download Here
·         Cover letter clearly indicating the position for which you are applying and describing how you meet the minimum requirements
·         Updated Curriculum Vitae/Resume
·         Copies of Academic Transcripts
·         Names, contact numbers, and e-mail addresses of three (3) professional references. At least one of the references must be a prior or current direct supervisor.
·         U.S. citizen, Resident Aliens and other nations (resident in Uganda) must attach a copy of a valid work permit.
Send them to: KampalaHR@state.gov in standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) or Adobe Acrobat (.pdf). All should be in one document which should not exceed 10MB.
Deadline: 17th July 2018



Gender and Knowledge Management Specialist USAID Project Jobs – FHI 360

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.
FHI 360 seeks to implement an anticipated USAID Uganda Feed the Future program that aims to increase incomes and improve livelihoods of households through agriculture-led economic growth. Activities will increase the institutional capacity of government institutions, the private sector, and civil society organizations, and will create incentives for agribusiness to invest in market systems and be more responsive to changes.
Job Summary:  The Gender and Knowledge Management Specialist will provide overall guidance and technical expertise to ensure the integration of gender, youth, disabled, ethnic minorities and other marginalized populations who are often excluded— or even exploited—by traditional market systems. The incumbent will generate, document, share and apply knowledge to make change happen for gender equality and women’s empowerment ensuring that both are incorporated in all aspects of programming and social and behavior change communications.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the USAID Project Gender and Knowledge Management Specialist job must hold a University degree in women’s studies, anthropology or international development/ relations.
  • At least six years of experience in Gender and Youth programming and Knowledge Management.
  • Previous experience conducting gender related assessments and demonstrated experience developing and integrating inclusive-related content and messaging in communications, tools and training materials, and in project activities across all technical components.
  • Previous experience in training, capacity building, advocacy and outreach.
  • Prior USAID experience preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
  • Experience in Uganda an asset.
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their updated CVs and cover letters and the job you are interested in, stated in the subject line of your email to Ugandafeed@fhi360.org
Deadline: Friday 22nd June 2018


United Republic of Tanzania: Agriculture Advisor, Tanzania

Organization: ACDI/VOCA
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 14 Jul 2018

For over 50 years and in 146 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society.

Agriculture Advisor, Tanzania

We are currently seeking an Agriculture Advisor for an anticipated USAID-funded Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Support Activity (MSNA) project based in Tanzania. MSNA will provide household level support to agriculture, nutrition, and water and sanitation activities.

  • Facilitate the assessment of key constraints of the targeted value chains and identify solutions to improve access to inputs, productivity, post-harvest handling and processing, and end-market linkages for smallholder farmers.
  • Develop the capacity of producers, processers, and other value chain actors in targeted value chains, and facilitate capacity building plans and access to training services.
  • Facilitate the development of inclusive supply chains linking producers to value added markets.
  • Engage with government stakeholders and relevant private sector actors in developing strong public/private partnerships to ensure development of an integrated public/private environment.
  • Address priorities for the integration of nutrition into agriculture and value-chain activities.
  • Provide technical assistance and monitoring for nutrition-sensitive agricultural activities and services where and as appropriate.
  • Apply gender-sensitive best practices to develop innovative approaches to address barriers to female participation and/or marginalized groups in market activities.
  • Represent ACDI/VOCA interests during meetings related to agriculture and other subjects with USAID Mission personnel, host-country government officials, international organizations, local and international NGOs, international donors, and others interested in ACDI/VOCA activities.
  • Coordinate with relevant staff in regional offices as needed.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in agronomy, agribusiness, environmental science or other relevant field. Additional study in nutrition and/or food security, preferred.

  • Advanced degree in agronomy, agribusiness or other relevant field, preferred.

  • Minimum 8 years of progressively responsible experience working on large projects focusing on agriculture, food security, agribusiness or other related technical areas.

  • Demonstrated successful experience in implementing programs aimed at improving productivity of smallholder farmers and expanding market opportunities through multi-sectoral strategies.

  • Demonstrated history of providing highly effective technical and managerial leadership on projects of similar size and scope.

  • Experience with food fortification preferred

  • Experience with social behavior change preferred

  • Understanding of Tanzanian agricultural context.

  • Experience with USAID is preferred.

  • Willingness to travel required. Applicants may be expected to relocate to regional offices depending on solicitation requirements.

  • Fluency in English required.

Please apply online at www.acdivoca.org/international-jobs. No phone calls please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply.

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Vocational Coordinator USAID Project Jobs – Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO)

Organization: Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO)
Project Name: USAID’s BETTER OUTCOMES for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda
Duty Station: Wakiso (Masulita Town Council), Uganda
Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO) is a national non-government organization which was founded in 1986 by Ugandan mothers committed to providing relief aid to needy children left parentless by the civil turbulence of the mid-1980’s and the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
About USAID’s BETTER OUTCOMES Project:
Being a consortium partner on USAID’s BETTER OUTCOMES for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda, UWESO currently is implementing an Economic Strengthening component of BETTER OUTCOMES Project to reach out to 60,000 vulnerable households in 20 districts in Eastern and Northern, the USAID funded Districts through Livelihoods and other pathways over a five year period (2015-2020) .Village Savings and Loans Association (VSLA) Methodology, Business Skills Training, Financial Literacy Education and Bank Linkage are key interventions under the economic strengthening component.
Job Summary:The Vocational Coordinator will provide technical and administrative oversight of Masulita UWESO Vocational Institute as well as the children’s home and farm.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In charge of the implementation of the Curriculum Strategy and instruction and be responsible for all aspects of Vocational course syllabus/assessment material development in conjunction with instructors.
  • Responsible for all aspects of Vocational course programming and timetabling, in conjunction with Instructors and ensuring all training is conducted in accordance with the Curriculum Strategy.
  • Ensure all training is conducted in a dynamic, realistic and safe manner, in line with the training objectives and current teaching and methods.
  • Provide day-to-day financial and administrative management, and reporting oversight for the Institute, Children’s home and the farm.
  • Provide line management of the instructors and administrative staff of the children’s home and farm.
  • Carry out periodic assessment of students’ performance to obtain feedback and publicizing the institute to increase student enrollment.
  • Carry out mobilization activities effective management of the institute and its sustainability.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Vocational Studies and other related fields from recognized institutions of higher learning.
  • A Diploma in Vocational Training and Business Education, or its equivalent
  • At least five years’ experience at Principal level in a vocational training institution.
  • Possess a good working and writing knowledge of the English language; Self-driven and motivation to achieve the best results; Ability to use computer packages like Microsoft Office.
  • Strong appreciation of ethical work practices, procedures and guidelines in a vocational institute setting;
  • Age: Above 30 years and must adhere to the child protection policies.
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to send their softcopy applications with an application letter and curriculum vitae electronically to jobs@uweso.org. The position applied for MUST be indicated in the subject line of the email. (All applications should be in a single PDF file of maximum size 5MB).



Fresher M&E Officer USAID MAPD Project Jobs – Malaria Consortium

Organization: Malaria Consortium
Project Name: USAID/PMI Malaria Action Program for Districts (MAPD) Project
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Malaria Consortium is the world’s leading not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium works with communities, government and non-government agencies, academic institutions, and local and international organisations, to ensure good evidence supports delivery of effective services, providing technical support for monitoring and evaluation of programmes and activities for evidence-based decision-making and strategic planning. Malaria Consortium works to improve not only the health of the individual, but also the capacity of national health systems, which helps relieve poverty and support improved economic prosperity.
About USAID MAPD Project:
The Malaria Action Program for Districts (MAPD) project is a 5-year USAID/PMI funded project. The project aims to prevent and control Malaria illnesses and deaths in order to minimise the social economic effects of the disease among the overall population of Uganda especially in children under 5 years of age. The project will be implemented starting in August 2016, and will cover 43 districts with a total population of more than 13 million. The Malaria Action Program for Districts project offers a partnership uniquely positioned to deliver this implementation rollout. Partners include Johns Hopkins Program for International Education in Gynecology and Obstetrics (JHPIEGO), Banyan Global, Deloitte &Touché Uganda, Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) and Communication for Development Foundation-Uganda (CDFU).
Job Summary: The monitoring and evaluations officer will support the USAID project for 3 months in the 9 districts of the Masaka Region.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Work with the project team to strengthen the quality and utilization of HMIS data at district and health facility levels through trouble shooting, on the job coaching and mentoring for the poorly performing districts or facilities.
  • Actively participate in quarterly data cleaning exercises as part of the efforts to improve data quality.
  • Identify issues with reporting rates and data quality of weekly and monthly Malaria data and liaise with district teams for follow-up.
  • Proactively seek out data to assist staff in making informed decisions
  • Develop, implement performance monitoring plans and systems for gathering, reporting, and analyzing performance data for impact and sustainability of project implementation in the region.
  • Support the documentation of best practices and facilitate the use of such data to drive program design and decision making. Produce information to share lessons learned and for advocacy purposes.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The M&E Officer should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in statistics or Monitoring and Evaluation or Information Communications Technology.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience working with the HMIS, mTrac and DHIS2.
  • Previous experience in collecting, analyzing and reporting programme data as required
All suitably qualified and interested parties should send their applications, updated C.Vs (not more than 3 pages) and cover letters to the email address, m.achieng@malariaconsortium.org



Assistant Accountant USAID Project Jobs – Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO)

Organization: Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO)
Project Name: USAID’s BETTER OUTCOMES for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO) is a national non-government organization which was founded in 1986 by Ugandan mothers committed to providing relief aid to needy children left parentless by the civil turbulence of the mid-1980’s and the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
About USAID’s BETTER OUTCOMES Project:
Being a consortium partner on USAID’s BETTER OUTCOMES for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda, UWESO currently is implementing an Economic Strengthening component of BETTER OUTCOMES Project to reach out to 60,000 vulnerable households in 20 districts in Eastern and Northern, the USAID funded Districts through Livelihoods and other pathways over a five year period (2015-2020) .Village Savings and Loans Association (VSLA) Methodology, Business Skills Training, Financial Literacy Education and Bank Linkage are key interventions under the economic strengthening component.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Process and reconcile accounting documents such as invoices, employees’ advances and their retirement.
  • Compile necessary documentation for cost share reporting.
  • Review vendors’ invoices and reconcile them with the local purchase order form and other documents for accuracy and completeness.
  • Select and compile data for statements, expenditures, revenues, accounts and reports.
  • Prepare process payment vouchers to disburse funds; enter and code financial information in the Navision system.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in Accounting & Finance, Business Administration or its equivalent.
  • Professional qualification i.e. at least CPA level one.
  • A minimum of three years’ working experience in a similar post working with a reputable NGO.
  • Ability to use computer packages like Microsoft Office and accounting software applications like Navision, SUN and Quick books is an added advantage.
  • Numeric skills, team orientation, effective communication are required.
  • Must exhibit a high degree of integrity.
  • Adhere to child protection safe guarding policy
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to send their softcopy applications with an application letter and curriculum vitae electronically to jobs@uweso.org. The position applied for MUST be indicated in the subject line of the email. (All applications should be in a single PDF file of maximum size 5MB).



Administration Officer International NGO Jobs – Mercy Corps

Organization: Mercy Corps
Mercy Corps is an International NGO that exists to alleviate poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities. Mercy Corps has been fully registered in Uganda as an operational NGO. Currently Mercy Corps has an office in Kampala and is implementing Food Security programs which comprise of Water and Sanitation, Livelihood and Agriculture and Conflict Mitigation Management Program in North and North Eastern Uganda. We implement programs in the northern districts of Pader, Kitgum, Agago, Lamwo, Kaabong, Abim and Kotido with funding from USAID, USDA, Walmart Foundation, SDC, DFID as well as other private donations.
About USAID Apolou Project:
Mercy Corps was awarded a 5 year USAID/ Food for Peace- funded program working in 4 districts in Karamoja (Amudat, Moroto, Kotido and Kaabong), the Apolou Activity.
Job Summary: The Administration Officer will support all office administration duties in Kaabong Office. The Administration Officer will be responsible for the smooth running of all administration functions to support Mercy Corps Field Operations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Facilitate the smooth flowing of routine, administrative work of the Mercy Corps office and program support operations; Enforce adherence to Mercy Corps administrative, HR and logistics procedures and staff policies by support staff; Handling and supporting with all field recruitment hire in Kaabong.
·         Managing the filing process of all HR information (Personnel Records Keeping).
·         Handling Staff orientation at the field and ensuring all new hires have the necessary workspace.
·         Responsible for the smooth running of the following office functions: receiving visitors and ensuring they are going to the right offices
·         Responsible for all travel and accommodation arrangements for Mercy Corps guests and staff in Kaabong.
·         Ensuring all photocopiers, printers, scanners, mail services, telephones etc are running within the office and any calls for repairs or maintenance needed are properly reported to the right department focal persons.
·         Oversees cleaners, gardeners that will maintain office premises are cleaned and general cleanliness is maintained.
·         Oversee the smooth flow of routine, administrative work in Kaabong office is in compliance with mercy corps field administration manual and national staff policy handbook. Responsible for maintaining an accurate inventory of office supplies to include stationery, consumables and cartridges/tonner.
·         Conduct him/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to mercy corps and not to jeopardize its humanitarian mission Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by Mercy Corps Country Program.
·         Proactively ensure that team members operate in a secure environment and are aware of policies.
·         As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·         The ideal candidate for the Mercy Corps Administration Officer job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/ Public, Social Work, Education, or other related field.
·         Three years of experience with office administration
·         Good computer skills are required, must be an independent thinker with strong organizational skills
·         Demonstrated excellence in administration, particularly in a multi-cultural environment, including staff training, motivation, and discipline
·         Good writing and communications skills.
·         Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members.
·         Good negotiation, representation skills and the ability to work comfortably with an ethnically diverse staff.
·         Strong ability to innovatively solve problems
·         The successful candidate will be capable of multi-tasking, rapid decision-making, have initiative, drive and a lot of energy, as well as high emotional intelligence, constructive mentoring skills and proven experience with capacity building.
·         S/he will be committed to long-term program sustainability and the delivery of high-impact activities at the community level.
·         Successful Mercy Corps team members have a strong commitment to teamwork and accountability, thrive in evolving and challenging environments, and make effective written and verbal communication a priority.
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their online applications to the Senior HR and Legal Manager by clicking the link below. Please clearly state your salary requirements on the cover letter, attach your CV (with 3 referees), and copies of academic qualifications/certificates.
Deadline:  25th May 2018



2 Communication Officer USAID MAPD Project Jobs – Malaria Consortium

Organization: Malaria Consortium
Project Name: USAID/PMI Malaria Action Program for Districts (MAPD) Project
Duty Station: Kampala and Arua, Uganda
Salary: USD 15,338 gross per annum
Malaria Consortium is the world’s leading not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium works with communities, government and non-government agencies, academic institutions, and local and international organisations, to ensure good evidence supports delivery of effective services, providing technical support for monitoring and evaluation of programmes and activities for evidence-based decision-making and strategic planning. Malaria Consortium works to improve not only the health of the individual, but also the capacity of national health systems, which helps relieve poverty and support improved economic prosperity.
About USAID MAPD Project:
The Malaria Action Program for Districts (MAPD) project is a 5-year USAID/PMI funded project. The project aims to prevent and control Malaria illnesses and deaths in order to minimise the social economic effects of the disease among the overall population of Uganda especially in children under 5 years of age. The project will be implemented starting in August 2016, and will cover 43 districts with a total population of more than 13 million. The Malaria Action Program for Districts project offers a partnership uniquely positioned to deliver this implementation rollout. Partners include Johns Hopkins Program for International Education in Gynecology and Obstetrics (JHPIEGO), Banyan Global, Deloitte &Touché Uganda, Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) and Communication for Development Foundation-Uganda (CDFU).
Job Summary:The Communication Officer will provide communications and implementation support to all MAPD project activities in the Central Kampala and Arua region districts of operation.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Malaria Consortium USAID MAPD Communication Officer job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in communications, marketing, or related field, ideally with a public health bias. 
  • At least three years of professional experience in behaviour change communications, community mobilisation and/or projects documentation.
  • Previous experience implementing community activations and implementation of behaviour change communications activities and documentation.
  • Experience in story collection and story writing to document projects’ achievements
  • Knowledge of the community and local government structures
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of basic public health issues in Uganda and the required behaviour change associated to them.
  • Skills in the use of different media outlets (photography, film, TV, radio, newspapers, etc.) for communications/advocacy purposes
  • Knowledge of the Ugandan Health Sector
  • Experience in health sector advocacy work
  • Foundational knowledge of public health approaches
All interested applicants are encouraged to apply online at the web link below.



2 Regional Manager USAID Project Job Placements – Tetra Tech, Inc.

Organization: Tetra Tech, Inc.
Funding Source: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Mpigi and Jinja or Iganga, Uganda
Tetra Tech, Inc. is a US Company that is headquartered in California that provides consulting, engineering, program management, and construction management services that address fundamental needs for water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, and energy. Tetra Tech’s services for consulting and engineering projects include applied science, information technology, engineering, design, construction management, and operations and maintenance.
Tetratech International Services seeks to implement a USAID-funded Uganda Sanitation for Health Activity. The project will work to increase household access to sanitation and water services, and improve health through hygiene behavior change campaigns in homes, schools and health facilities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the USAID Project Regional Manager must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, or a WASH related field
  • Previous experience in overseeing multi-year programs to increase household access to sanitation and water services, and improve health through hygiene behavior change campaigns in homes, schools and health facilities
  • Experience managing teams and budgets, co-ordinating concurrent activities, effective engagement with Local Government and NGOs or Community-Based Organizations
  • Seven to ten years of experience in an equivalent position
  • Applicants with previous USAID experience are also encouraged.
  • The ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity and gender are essential requirements.
  • Current residents in Uganda are encouraged to apply.
All candidates should send their applications to: Jobs@Uganda-sanitation.org with their current curriculum vitae (CM), cover letters, and three professional references. Please include the title and location of the position for which you are applying in the subject field of the email.



2 Field Office Admin Assistant US Company Job Opportunities – Tetra Tech, Inc.

Organization: Tetra Tech, Inc.
Funding Source: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Mpigi and Jinja or Iganga, Uganda
Tetra Tech, Inc. is a US Company that is headquartered in California that provides consulting, engineering, program management, and construction management services that address fundamental needs for water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, and energy. Tetra Tech’s services for consulting and engineering projects include applied science, information technology, engineering, design, construction management, and operations and maintenance.
Tetratech International Services seeks to implement a USAID-funded Uganda Sanitation for Health Activity. The project will work to increase household access to sanitation and water services, and improve health through hygiene behavior change campaigns in homes, schools and health facilities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the USAID Project Field Office Admin Assistant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Administration, Business, Human Resources or related field
  • At least five years of experience in an equivalent position
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Demonstrated ability to create a supportive working relationship among project teams
  • Applicants with previous USAID experience are also encouraged.
  • The ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity and gender are essential requirements.
  • Current residents in Uganda are encouraged to apply.
All candidates should send their applications to: Jobs@Uganda-sanitation.org with their current curriculum vitae (CM), cover letters, and three professional references. Please include the title and location of the position for which you are applying in the subject field of the email.