FAO Project Assistant Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs

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FAO Project Assistant Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

FAO Uganda looking for “Project Assistant”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before April 12, 2024.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger and improve nutrition and food security. Its Latin motto, fiat panis, translates to “let there be bread”. It was founded in October 1945.

The FAO has published a job vacancy announcement on April 01, 2024 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Project Assistant to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

FAO Job Vacancy 2024

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Support the country coordinator to ensure project activities are timely implemented including workplan monitoring, reporting and formulation.
  • Take minutes of important meetings, proofread documentation, and prepare draft invitation letters and agendas in accordance with FAO guidelines.
  • Support in the development of communications products, including PPTs, social media and other visibility products to be shared with the communications unit.
  • Support the organization and delivery of virtual and face-to-face events as well as in-field missions in line with FAO rules and regulations and in close cooperation and under the guidance of FAO Uganda’s operational and administrative personnel.
  • Liaise with workshop attendees with respect to travel and data re-imbursements.
  • Facilitate easy collection and organised storage of data emanating from VPP training institutions, VPPs, third party organisations and relevant stakeholders.
  • Ensure project archives are regularly updated on sharepoint including workshop attendance lists, VPP, mentor and trainer, National Advisory Committee and Multi-stakeholder platform members contact database.
  • Update project monitoring database with regards to trainee, mentor, and trainer attendance of workshops.
  • Conduct in person and telephone surveys with VPPs to collect data for baseline and post-training livelihoods framework assessment to assess training impact.
  • Support liaison with partners and relevant stakeholders; and
  • Undertake other related duties and duty missions when required.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Posting: 28/Mar/2024
  • Closure Date: 12/Apr/2024, 3:29:00 AM
  • Organizational Unit: FRUGA
  • Job Type: Non-staff opportunities
  • Type of Requisition: PSA (Personal Services Agreement)
  • Grade Level: N/A
  • Primary Location: Uganda-Kampala
  • Duration: 11 months
  • Post Number: N/A


  • University degree in management, rural development, social sciences or equivalent.
  • At least one years of relevant experience assisting project implementation.
  • At least one year of experience in data collection, management, and reporting
  • Working knowledge of English (Level C).
  • National of Uganda.

FAO Core Competencies

  • Results Focus
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Building Effective Relationships
  • Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement

Selection criteria

  • Good knowledge of FAO or united national operations procedures is desirable.
  • Competent in using Excel, formatting in Word, and archiving in SharePoint.
  • Experiences in supporting delivery of trainings in the animal health sector.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

How to Apply FAO Project Assistant Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://jobs.fao.org/careersection/fao_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=2401073

The Closing Date: April 12, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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