Jobs at USAID in Uganda- Program Management Specialist


JOB TITLE:                 Program Management Specialist/Private Sector/Partnership Development Unit
         
POSITION LOCATION:  USAID, SO7 Office

HOURS OF WORK:   40 hours per week

POSITION GRADE:   FSN-12  (Ugshs. 87,067,500 to 125,851,069 p.a. inclusive of allowances).

USAID/Uganda is recruiting a qualified Ugandan to fill the position of Program Management Specialist/Private Sector/Partnership Development Unit.

BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION
Serves as Private Sector/Partnership Development Unit Leader, and is the Mission’s senior advisor and expert on private sector/partnership development issues. 
        
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1.  Education Required: A Master’s degree in economics, management science, business administration, finance, marketing, international development or related fields is required.  

2.  Work Experience:  A minimum of eight (8) years of experience working in rural agricultural development with multi-lateral or bi-lateral organizations is required.
3.   Language Requirement:  Level IV (fluent) English proficiency written and oral communication skills is required.
4.   Knowledge:  Recent knowledge in programming of business development services, competiveness, advocacy against constraints to business, public-private partnerships, private sector growth enabling national economic governance policies (for example licensing, registration, certification, trade compliance), is required.

5.  Skills and Abilities:  Must have ability to work in a team environment, coordinate well with others, and provide leadership in the areas of their competencies.  S/he must possess strong interpersonal and team-building skills.  Must have superb communication skills, commitment to transparency, and an outstanding ability to exercise sound and independent judgment, discretion and patience on a daily basis.  Computer literacy in word processing using Microsoft, and spreadsheets is required.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications must include the following documentation
(i)   A completed and signed Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174);
(ii)  Application letter clearly specifying the position for which you are applying;
(iii)   Curriculum Vitae/Resume;
(iv)  Copies of Academic Transcripts;
(v)   Names, contact numbers, and addresses of three (3) professional references.

Submitted applications and documents become the property of the Embassy and will not be returned.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO

1. By mail:
 Human Resources Office
 Plot 1577 Ggaba Road
 P. O. Box 7007, Kampala
 Telephone:  0414-259-791/5
2. By Fax:
 0414-341-863 - ATTENTION:  HR
3. Or by e-mail:
 KampalaHR@state.gov

CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION:  September 26, 2011

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