Program Advisor (Economic Growth & Market) Job at QED Group - Career Opportunity in Uganda
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Vacancy title:
Program Advisor (Economic Growth & Market)

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Admin & Office ]

Jobs at:

QED Group

Deadline of this Job:
19 February 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Friday, February 05, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Position Overview
The Program Advisor (Economic Growth & Markets) will support USAID/Uganda to track project progress toward is project purpose and informed decision making with appropriate knowledge collection and dissemination within the technical item. They will track the overall Activity theories of change (TOC)over the life of the or going activities, while monitoring performance data. The candidate will facilitate internal and external collaboration with Activities under the is portfolio and other ISAID projects, as well as with external project partners and stakeholders. They will provide overall support to Activities within the patriotic as well as other advisory services to USAID staff members. Overall, the Program Advisor must effectively manage relationships with implementing partners (IPs) and the USAID EG Technical Team to catalyze continuous improvement and galvanize Activity impact. The successful candidate will work collaboratively within a team of Project Advisors on the USAID learning Activity led by a Senior Program Advisor and director collaboration. .

Responsibilities
• Monitor (IP) performance, helping to ensure the quality and accuracy of IP data and reporting. IP Compliance with U.S. Government policies and regulations, and progress toward results. Meet USAID/Uganda reporting requirements
• Monitor IP expenditures to ensure that expenditures are reasonable and consistent with activity progress; make recommendations with regard to administrative approval of expenditures
• Knowledge gathering: external evidence synthesis, literature reviews, overall evidence tracking, outcome and output data culls from USAID reporting systems and directly from project IPs as needed, relevant data and evidence gathering from other USAID projects and activities with potential impact on respective assigned project
• Knowledge management: Theory of Change tracking, assumption monitoring, internal SMT updates on project progress; support Theory of Change refinement
• Knowledge dissemination: internal and external presentations on relevant knowledge for project management and collaboration. Prepare briefing papers, success stories and other outreach documents
• Project support advisory services: continuous advisory services support related to USAID Automated Directives System (ADS) guidance on project management, overall program cycle, and specific monitoring, evaluation, and learning requirements for effective project management
• Collaboration and engagement: ideation, supported design, and facilitation of project collaboration activities, including internal USAID collaboration and external collaboration with IPs or other partners; stakeholder mapping and analysis; relationship building with external project partners as needed
• Project coordination support: activity site visits, regular meetings with EG Technical Team leadership, regular meetings with Program Advisors. Plan for USAID/Uganda events and field trips.

Qualifications
• Bachelor's in Development Studies, Economics, or another relevant field
• At least 5 years experience working closely with or directly on USAID, USG, or other similar donor projects Understanding of USAID and development programming
• Understanding of development partner and host country government development landscape, key stakeholders, and potential USAID partners within respective project focus areas
• Ability to work independently and excellent time management, Ingenuity, ability to generate ideas for a variety of activities, propose new course of action, suggest appropriate, mitigated risks
• Relationship building skillset, ability to understand and respond to project management needs and develop trust.
• Synthesis ability to gather information from disparate sous and connect the dots to form a coherent picture of project progress 2!10 external circumstances, ability to tell a compelling story with evidence
• Proactive, ability to take on new tasks with little direction Chart a course of action, advise clients, colleagues, and supervisors on possible opportunities and challenges
• Collaborative, ability to work with colleagues and partners across sectors and outs de traditional functional expertise in order to catalyze activity toward shared objectives
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

Job Education Requirements: Bachelor's

Job Education Requirements: 5 years


Work Hours: 8

 

 

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Job application procedure
Please apply online by following this link; https://careers-qedgroup/c.icims.com/jobs/2100/program-advisor-%28economic-growth-and-market-systems%29-uganda-learning-activity/job 
You can reach out to ULAHR@qedgrouplic.com  if you cannot access the link.
The application closes on Friday February 19th, 20215:00 pm EAT.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Strictly follow the application procedure as failure to do so will lead to automatic disqualification.
Only online applications will be accepted.
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Job Info
Job Category: Corporate / Organisation Middle Management jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 19 February 2021
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 05-02-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 05-02-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 05-02-2064
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