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Project Assistant Job at Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives ( MTIC ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Project Assistant

Jobs at:
Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives ( MTIC )

Deadline of this Job:
20 October 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives (MTIC) has received financing from the World Bank towards the Great Lakes Trade Facilitation Project (GLTFP) which aims at facilitating cross- border trade (CBT) by increasing the capacity for commerce and reducing the costs faced by cross borders traders, especially women traders. Implementation is coordinated with Ministry Works and Transport in collaboration with the border agencies.
The GLTF Project will support improvement of the border trade infrastructure and border market facilities at Mpondwe, Goli and Bunagana. Other activities include CBT Policy and Procedure Reforms and Performance Based Management. Infrastructure related activities will require preparation and implementation of comprehensive ESIAs, ESMPs, and RAPs in accordance with the law and governing procedures of Uganda and the World Bank.
It is on the basis of the above that MTIC now seeks to acquire the services of a Project Assistant and Officer Administrator to strengthen the capacity of the Project implementation Unit in managing the Project.
JOB TITLE: Project Assistant
Responsibility: The Project Assistant will assist in strengthening administrative, financial and operational capacities of the project. Specifically the Project Assistant will follow up and on Project transactions, monitor usage of office consumables, compile and submit statutory returns /reports, compile and maintain accounts and procurement records, organize and manage logistics under the project, coordinate and facilitate processing of documents, coordinate project events and perform any other tasks as assigned.
Reports to: Project Coordinator through the respective Component Managers
Terms of Employment: individual Consultant
Duration of the Contract: Two years, subject to probation period of six month. Renewable upon satisfactory performance and availability of funds
Qualifications: A honors Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (BBA), Commerce, Economics, Procurement, or any equivalent university Degree and a post graduate Diploma in Accounting or Procurement.
Experience: A minimum of three years’ working experience in Accounting, Administration and event management, or Procurement in a reputable organization. Experience Computer literacy skills in office applications such as Microsoft Excel & Word
Interested persons are encouraged to get the details of the above position on www.mtic.go.ug
Job application procedure
Applications should be addressed to;
The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives ( MTIC )
Plot 6/8 Parliament Avenue, Farmers House, 4th Floor, Room 408
Attention: GLTF Project Coordinator
All applications should be hand delivered to the above address or sent by email to gltf@mtic.go.ug  and copy to ps@mtic.go.ug