Project Management Assistant

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/5/2018 2:42 PM)
Location
Uganda
Type
Proposal/Contract

Overview

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and implemented over two hundred projects.  IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies and several donor agencies.  IBTCI specializes in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, economic growth, education, environment, and global health.

 

Job Title: Project Management Assistant                 

Department/Location:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports To: Home Office Project Director               

Type: Consultancy

Classification:  Consultant

                            

Overview: IBTCI is seeking five (5) project management assistants for the anticipated USAID/Uganda Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Contract. The five-year contract has the objective of achieving strengthened collaboration, learning and performance to enhance the impact and sustainability of USAID-supported contributions to Uganda’s development.  The contract will help USAID/Uganda strengthen its Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) and overall performance through a broad range of technical assistance, professional development, logistics, small grants and other staff support.  This position is contingent upon award.  Ugandan nationals are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:  

  • Monitor IP performance, helping to ensure the quality and accuracy of IP data and reporting, IP compliance with USG policies and regulations, and progress toward results;
  • Monitor IP expenditures to ensure that expenditures are reasonable consistent with activity progress;
  • Make recommendation with regard to administrative approval of expenditures;
  • Meet USAID/Uganda reporting requirements;
  • Prepare briefing papers, success stories and other outreach documents;
  • Plan for USAID/Uganda events and field trips;
  • Maintain files;
  • Other tasks consistent with helping the C/AOR fulfil his/her roles and responsibilities;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to meet tight deadlines.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in project or program management on donor-funded development projects;
  • Three (3) years of monitoring and evaluation experience;
  • Experience with USAID or another donor;
  • Working knowledge of and experience with US Government-funded program management, policies, regulations and procedures;
  • Quality past performance references related to the position.

 

 

Working Environment: Corporate office environment as well as field work.

 

Education:  Bachelor’s degree in development studies, business or related field.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:  This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

 

Travel: The position is based in Kampala but may require travel to other areas of Uganda.

 

 

No phone calls please.  All candidates will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted.

 

IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws.  We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.

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