Administration Jobs at AFCA – Team Assistant /Secretary

Organisation: African Fine Coffees Association (AFCA)
About Us:
The African Fine Coffees Association (AFCA) is a regional non-profit, non-political professional regional coffee association representing coffee sectors in eleven members countries, namely: Burundi, D R Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The Association has its headquarters in Uganda, where the secretariat is hosted.
AFCA wishes to hire a Team assistant /Secretary. Reporting to the Head, Finance and Administration, the position handles the following duties;
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
·         Provide secretarial duties to the Secretariat, and is the first call for all external visitors.
·         Work hand in hand with the FAM in procurement related issues including sourcing and supplier payments.
·         Handling of banking operations.
·         Petty Cash Management
·         Supervise the other staff.
Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience:
·         A university degree in Secretarial studies.
·         Professional qualification in Secretarial studies is an added advantage.
·         Advanced computer literacy.
·         Accounting and book keeping skills.
·         Excellent public relations skills
·         Good interpersonal and communication skills.
·         Knowledge of at least one foreign language, preferably French.
·         Strong personality traits i.e. must be articulate and confident.
·         Previous working experience of at least 4 years in a busy environment.
·         Minimum age is 25 years.
·         A competitive salary will be negotiated.
How to apply: 
Interested and eligible candidates should apply to attaching a detailed CV and 3 referees at least one of who should be active in the coffee industry. Deadline is 07th October 2012.
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