Organization: Uganda National Academy of Sciences (UNAS)
Job Summary: UNAS will be hosting the 10th Annual Meeting of African Science Academies (AMASA 10) in November 2014 and wishes to recruit a Coordinator, who will take lead in organizing and ensuring the success of this meeting. S(he) will be working with the team at the UNAS secretariat. This is a 14 months appointment.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
Coordinate, liaise and interact with the Local and International Organizing Committees
Provide back up and support to the above mentioned committees.
Coordinate and offer support to the Consensus Study Committee
Prepare background papers and technical summaries
Assist in preparation of position papers and any other documentation that may be required
Participate in relevant preparatory meetings and conferences as may be required.
Offer support to the logistics team in preparation of the relevant meetings.
Provide support and follow up on fund raising initiatives.
Active participation in regular staff team and one-to-one individual meetings; compile and share research / best practices, learning experiences and ideas for the benefit of AMASA 10 and UNAS in general.
Any other duties that may be assigned and delegated by the Executive Secretary
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant should possess a Masters degree.
Proven experience in organizational and communication skills.
Good research background
Ability to communicate (verbal and written), collaborate and possess networking skills.
Ability to write fundable proposals
Ability to meet deadlines.
Good diplomatic and interpersonal skills
High caliber of confidence, discretion and time management
Good information technology skills.
Possession of a relevant Post graduate qualification is an added advantage
How to Apply:
All candidates should endeavor to send their applications consisting of a letter of interest and detailed Curriculum Vitae should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org,
NB: If you are not contacted by end of October 2013, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Deadline: Monday 14th October 2013