RTI International has received funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to implement the 5-year USAID/Uganda School Health and Reading Program in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Sports of the Government of Uganda. The primary objectives of the program are to improve early grade reading outcomes for children in primary school and to develop sustainable health education systems that support national HIV/AIDS prevention efforts.
RTI is an independent, nonprofit institute dedicated to improving the human condition. With a staff of more than 4,000 people, RTI offers a full spectrum of innovative and multidisciplinary research, development and technical services worldwide. RTI is the lead implementer of the USAID/Uganda School Health and Reading Program and is seeking suitable candidates to fill the following positions:
- Will establish and maintain project electronic and paper files
- Provide support to track accounts payable and receivable, and manage logistics (including purchase of supplies, making photocopies, reservations, etc.) for regional travel.
- The Program Assistant will monitor project correspondence and ensure proper maintenance of project equipment.
- S/he will liaise with suppliers, including obtaining required 3 price quotes, processing payments and ensuring deliveries
- Develop and update vehicle usage and maintenance calendars and provide support to regional administrative assistants as needed.
- Associates degree with 2 years of experience in project administrative support;
- Knowledge of computer software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint Ability to communicate and liaise verbally and in writing with partners/suppliers/visitors and staff, and interpret/respond clearly and effectively to verbal or written instructions.
How to apply:
All positions are expected to be based in Kampala, Uganda and require fluency in English and excellent interpersonal, communication and team work skills.
Please email cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 13, 2012.
Applicants must include the POSITION TITLE in the subject line of their email. To team more about RTI and our work in international development, please visit: www.rti.org/idg.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. RTI is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.