3 Logistics Assistants Job at Education Development Center (EDC)

at Education Development Center (EDC)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted December 12, 2020
Category Procurement and Logistics Jobs in Uganda
Job Type Full-time


Deadline of this Job:
08 January 2021

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Uganda , East Africa

Education Development Center (EDC) is a global nonprofit that advances lasting solutions to improve education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity, with a focus on vulnerable and under-served populations. Since 1958, we have been a leader in designing, implementing, and evaluating powerful and innovative programs in more than 80 countries around the world.
EDC promotes equity and access to high quality education and health services and products that contribute to thriving communities where people from diverse backgrounds learn, live, and work together. We support an inclusive workplace culture that embraces many perspectives and broadens
The goal of the five-year, USAID-funded Integrated Child and Youth Development (ICYD) Activity is for Ugandan children and youth, especially the most vulnerable, to receive the support and services necessary to lead resilient, healthy, and productive lives. The ICYD Activity is expected to achieve the following:
1. Children and youth have improved learning outcomes;
2. Children and youth are safe and healthy in their community and learning environments; and
3. Youth practice positive behaviors and are able to make informed decisions about their lives and relationships.
This Activity will address the mutually reinforcing relationship between improving learning outcomes and improving wellbeing and employ a comprehensive approach that merges PEPFAR/OVC’s strengths in acute vulnerability stabilization with education’s broad protective effects.
EDC is currently hiring the following positions for the USAID ICYD Activity:
Title: 3 Logistics Assistants - West (Hoima), Southwest (Mbarara), and Capital (Kampala) .

The Logistics Assistant (Zonal Office) will be based one each in the zonal offices of West (Hoima), Southwest (Mbarara), and Capital (Kampala) and responsible for full logistical support for his or her zonal office. S/he will support activities related to provision and distribution of Teaching and Learning Materials (TLMs), the effective and efficient management of trainings and workshops unit Will be the focal person for the management of assets. vehicle fleet, consumable supplies, and zonal office infrastructure maintenance and repair. The Logistics Assistant reports to the Senior Zone Manager. This is a full-time position based at the respective zonal offices in Uganda.

Selected Required Skills:
• Bachelor‘s degree in a field relevant to the position;
• Minimum of 4 years’ successful experience in a similar position;
• Experience working with USAID and PEPFAR funded projects will be an advantage.

Job Education Requirements: Bachelor's degree

Job Experience Requirements: 4 years

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
For all zonal based positions — Applicants must indicate which zonal office location they are applying for.
Applicants for all positions must have excellent written & verbal communication skills in English, familiarity with internationally-funded projects & experience working in Uganda. For more information, and to apply, please upload your, resume to the appropriate position at: https://go.edc.org/EDCUganda.Jobs  no later than 8th January, 2021.
Additional positions for the USAID ICYD activity are available through our partner, World Education./Bantwana; see positions here https://bantwana.org/about/join-us
Due to the volume of applications submitted. only finalists will be notified. No phone calls, please.
This announcement is made possible by the support of the American People through the United States Agency for international Development (USAID). The contents of this notice are the sole responsibility of Education Development Center inc. (EDC) and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government.