Administration and Finance Office Job at Abt Associates in Uganda

Job Title:       Administrative Assistant / Administration and Finance Office

Organisation: Abt Associates

Project Name: USAID/Uganda’s Integrated Community, Agriculture, and Nutrition (ICAN) Activity

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Finance, Compliance and Administration Director

About Abt:

Abt Associates is an international development organization composed of dedicated professionals who provide technical assistance, research, analysis, and practical training services in more than 128 countries. Abt seeks to implement a five-year project funded by the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID).

About USAID ICAN Project:

Abt Associates is implementing the USAID/Uganda’s Integrated Community, Agriculture, and Nutrition (ICAN) Activity, which will aim to sustainably enhance the resilience of vulnerable households by increasing economic opportunities for poor households, improving nutrition with a focus on women and children, and strengthening community and local governance.

Job Summary:  The Administrative Assistant / Administration and Finance Office is responsible for providing administrative, logistical, and financial support to the office.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Liaises closely with technical teams to anticipate needs for project events and staff travel. Makes all ICAN travel arranges
  • Defines specifications, identifies prospective suppliers, and gathers competitive price quotations for goods and services required by ICAN
  • Maintains an accurate inventory of expendable and non-expendable property
  • Maintains a system for filling project documents, invoices, and other supporting documentation
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the USAID Project Administrative Assistant / Administration and Finance Office job placement should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in management, finance, accounting, or a related field
  • Two years of professional experience
  • Experience with procurement and/or finance
  • Experience working with USAID-funded programs highly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work both as a member of a team and as a team leader, with the ability to accept the inputs of other team members
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, organizational, and computer skills
  • English language fluency

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the USAID Project are encouraged to apply online at the link below.

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