Program Assistant Energy and Marketing – Adjumani job post at Ayuda en Acción

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Job Description

Job Category:
Administrative jobs in Uganda
Job Location:
Education Level:
Bachelor Degree

Job Details

The position holder is to implement all aspects of the market systems development component. She/he will be required to apply a wide variety of market development tools and approaches to catalyze innovative services and facilitate linkages between market actors in the assigned program area i.e., Renewable energy (Market Systems Development). The Program Assistant Energy and Market will work directly with the Senior Energy and Marketing Manager in collaboration with the Program manager and the other technical team, who will determine technical strategy.


• General Key Task

Reporting to the Senior Energy and Marketing Manager on a day-to-day basis, the position holder is to implement all aspects of the market systems development component in line with livelihood and energy. The Program Assistant Energy and Marketing will support the Market System, Agriculture and Renewable Energy aspects of the project and will work directly with the Senior Energy and Marketing Manager in collaboration with the Regional Program Manager.

• Overall day-to-day Activities

Working closely with the support and supervision of the Senior Energy and Marketing Manager, this position will liaise with the other Ayuda en Accion interventions in the area involving planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and reporting.

• Program Planning and implementation

Prepare program for the effective delivery of Market system, livelihood and energy activities.

Develop weekly and monthly workplans

Provide technical support to Program Assistants and community facilitators in all activities implemented by AeA in the District of operation.

Conduct field monitoring of interventions undertaken by AeA in the targeted districts of operation.

Compile monthly reports to highlighting progress, challenges, and advising on the way forward.

• Representation and Coordination

The Program Assistant Energy and Marketing will be the focal person for all coordination, partnership, and related activities with local-level private sector services providers and related stakeholders.

Liaise with local government officials, local NGOs and civil society organizations, and other notables to solicit their support, provision of context-based views and ownership of AeA programs.

Maintain close working relationships with development organizations, and local partners, including representing the program at local coordination meetings as assigned by the Regional Program Manager or the line supervisor.

Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in accordance with AeA codes of conduct.

Participate in District and other sectoral planning/coordination meetings to represent Ayuda en Accion in the area.

Closely work with District and OPM and other relevant national structures at District and settlement level to ensure compliance with the signed MoU between AeA and the OPM.

• Documentation, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting

Work closely with the monitoring and evaluation staff to capture the required data for measuring output and impact of the program, and to ensure an accurate and timely flow of information from the field for entry into the database and for preparation of communication materials.

Prepare and submit timely weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports that will be indicative of program progress during implementation. Respond to queries when necessary.

Maintain proper filling system regarding market development activities of the program.


Knowledge and experience:

• A minimum bachelor’s degree in Development studies, Social Work and Social Administration, Agriculture, environmental studies and Renewable energy, or any other related fields.

• At least 1-3 years of progressive experience in Market System Development approach, Agriculture, and renewable energy, preferably worked with Private sector companies.

• Proven knowledge of Market systems, Agriculture, environmental management, and Renewable energy including safeguarding policy.

• Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment, set priorities, and meet deadlines.

• Basic knowledge and skills in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, etc.)


• Must speak and write clearly Ma’adi local language.

• Fluent in English (Spoken and Written).

• Fluent in Ma’adi and other local languages of the region (written and spoken) is a must.

Skills & Qualities

• Availability and willingness to be stationed and live in a rural field area of operation.

• Team player, with the ability to be self-driven

• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

• Outstanding interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.

• Flexibility to work effectively with changing priorities and competing deadlines.

• Ability to ride a motorcycle with a valid driver’s license class.

Offer Conditions

• Incorporation: Immediate

• Duration of contract: 1 year renewable

• Workday: Full Time

• Location: Adjumani, West Nile region

• Remuneration/Salary: In accordance with Ayuda en Acción’s remuneration policy

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