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Tuesday 3 December 2013

Program Associate - FHI 360 in Uganda

Job Title: Program Associate
Organisation: FHI 360
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda
Job Reference: FHI/PA/12-13

About FHI:
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our professional staff includes experts in education, health, nutrition, economic development, civil society and environment as well as crosscutting experts in gender issues, research, applied science, behavior change and technology giving us the unique mix of capabilities to address today’s diverse and interrelated development challenges.

Job Summary: The program associate will provide administrative, programmatic and logistical support to the USAID/ Uganda Education and Research to Improve Climate Change Adaptation program team.

Lend a hand to the project staff with administrative and programmatic requests.
Assist with planning technical assistance visits.
Process travel authorization, expense reports and consultancy agreements, and follow
up with consultants on related travel and administrative needs.

Support preparation of briefing materials for technical assistance teams and consultants.
Assist with preparing and compiling reports on a variety of technical and non-technical topics.
Coordinate review and approval of subproject documents.
Assist in tracking the status of program implementation.
Ensure administrative tasks are regularly tracked and adhere to country work plans.
Perform any other related duties as assigned.

The applicant should possess a Bachelor’s degree in natural resource related field

Skills and Experience:
Experience of at least a year to three years relevant with an international development programs
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and organizational skills.
Relevant computer software skills including Microsoft office products.
Possess the ability to interact with others and handle problem situations with tact, occasional external contacts.

FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer.

 Apply oT
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a cover letter with an updated resume  including salary requirements by e-mail to: uganda-info@fhi360.org. Please indicate the job reference in the subject line of your email

Deadline: 15th December, 2013