Earn over 88,000 USD (UGX 348m) as Governance and Communications Advisor at USAID Uganda



Earn over 88,000 USD (UGX 348m) as Governance and Communications Advisor at USAID Uganda

Job Title: Governance and Communications Advisor (Resident Hire – USPSC)

Organization: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda

Duty Station: USAID Uganda Office, Kampala, Uganda

Salary: USD $88,520 – $115,079 per annum

Solicitation Number: SOL-72061724R00003

About US Embassy:

The United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda, has maintained diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown currently leads the U.S Mission to Uganda, which comprises several offices and organizations operating under the Embassy’s auspices and direction.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Communications (45% of the time):
    • Serve as the Communications Advisor to the DRG office, producing technical documents for stakeholders.
    • Respond to information requests from USAID DC headquarters.
    • Draft success stories, technical documents, and conduct capacity building in communications.
  • Program Implementation, Monitoring, and Oversight (30% of the time):
    • Serve as an Activity Manager for DRG activities, liaising with implementers and overseeing awards.
    • Participate in work planning, review deliverables, monitor progress, and track spending.
  • Strategy Development (25% of the time):
    • Ensure alignment of DRG activities with the USAID/Uganda Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS).
    • Monitor DRG office progress towards approved M&E plans and draft program progress reports.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of experience in development, program management, or communications.
  • Understanding of development programs, preferably in democracy, human rights, or governance.
  • Experience with USAID or other multilateral/bilateral organizations.
  • Proficiency in English language (Level IV).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to draft high-level technical documents and reports.
  • Proficiency in standard computer programs.
  • Strong analytical, time management, and project management skills.
  • Diplomacy, tact, and ability to work under pressure.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates must submit the following documents to kampalausaidjobs@usaid.gov:

  1. Complete DS-174 Employment Application for Locally Employed Staff or Family Member.
  2. Cover letter addressed to the USAID Supervisory Executive Officer, clearly indicating the position applied for and describing how you meet the minimum requirements.
  3. Complete curriculum vitae/resume detailing paid and non-paid experience, education, and qualifications.
  4. Supplemental document specifically addressing each Qualification Required Format (QRF) outlined in the solicitation.
  5. Copies of Academic Transcripts.

All documents should be scanned into one PDF document not exceeding 10MB in size. Submissions must be received by the closing date specified in the solicitation. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

Note: All qualified Offerors will be considered regardless of age, race, color, sex, creed, national or tribal origin, handicap, marital status, sexual orientation, or affiliation with an employee organization.

The subject line of the email must read: “SOL NUMBER TITLE OF POSITION, LAST, FIRST CANDIDATE NAME OR 72061724R00003_ Governance and Communication Advisor, Smith Jose”.

Deadline: 28th March 2024

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