USAID/Uganda Solicitation | Senior Health Communications Specialist (Resident Hire) | Closing April 1, 2019, 16.45 Kampala time

USAID/Uganda – Solicitation

USAID/Uganda is seeking offers from Uganda permanent resident card holders (U.S. citizens,

U.S. Resident Aliens) to provide personal services under contract as Senior Health

Communications Specialist (Resident Hire)


Solicitation Number: 72061719R00001 (0001) provides the full position description, selection criteria, and is found at: 

Salary Range: $75,628 to $98,317, equivalent to GS-13

Eligible Offerors are required to complete and submit:

(i) A hand signed offer form AID 309-2, “Offeror Information for Personal Services Contracts with Individuals,” available at:;

(ii) Cover letter clearly indicating the position for which you are applying and describing how you meet the minimum requirements;

(iii) Curriculum vitae/resume specifically addressing each QRF as outlined in the solicitation;

(iv) Three (3) professional references (e.g. supervisor, peer and/or subordinate in current or previous employment) with current email address and telephone number;

(v) A copy of a valid work permit to work in Uganda; and

(vi) At least two writing samples.  The samples should be 350 to 1,500 words (preferably 750-1000 words).  They can be excerpts from larger articles or papers, and do not have to concern development or be written specifically for this solicitation.  The samples should demonstrate the applicant’s ability to clearly and lucidly communicate complex ideas to the public. The samples must be by the applicant – co-written articles are not accepted.

Offers must be received by the closing date and time as specified in Section I, item 3 of the solicitation document, and submitted by email to the Point of Contact in Section I, item 12.

No other form of submission will be permitted (e.g. courier, fax or hand delivery). The USAID will not be responsible for incomplete/corrupted or missing information in electronic submissions and these offers may not be accepted. USAID will only confirm receipt and print out the electronic submission. USAID will not ensure quality or completeness of electronic files attached to the e-mails. The Offeror assumes all risk related to an electronic submission. Late offers or delayed electronic submissions will not be accepted. 

Offers must be in a standard file type such as Microsoft Word (.doc) or Adobe Acrobat (.pdf).  All should be in one document which should not exceed 10MB.