Project Management Assistants

Management Systems International, Uganda

Skill Required:, Monitoring and EvaluationProject/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
30th September, 2017

Job Description

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities.

Proposal Summary:

The five-year USAID Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Contract will help USAID/Uganda strengthen its performance and, to a lesser extent the performance of its implementing partners, in collaborating, learning and performing in order to fortify the impact and sustainability of USAID-supported contributions to Uganda's development.

Only Ugandan citizens are eligible for these positions.

Position Summary:

MSI seeks five (5) project management assistants to support USAID/Uganda in monitoring the work of implementing partners. These are long-term positions over the course of the five-year life of the project.


The project management assistants will help the project's contracting officer's representative to:

  • Monitor implementing partner (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.
  • Monitor IP expenditures to ensure that expenditures are reasonable and consistent with activity progress.
  • Make recommendations with regard to administrative approval of expenditures.
  • Meet USAID/Uganda reporting requirements.
  • Prepare briefing papers, success stories and other outreach documents.
  • Plan for USAID/Uganda events and field trips.
  • Maintain files.


  • Bachelor's degree in development studies, business or related field.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in project or program management on donor-funded development projects.
  • Three (3) years of monitoring and evaluation experience.
  • Experience with USAID or another donor.
  • Working knowledge of and experience with US Government-funded program management, policies, regulations and procedures.


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