2 Administrative Assistant Job Opportunities – Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC)

Organisation: Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Regional Human
Rights Officer
Ref No: UHRC/RO /3/2014
About UHRC:
The Uganda Human Rights Commission was established under Article 51 (1)
the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda. The Constitution of the
Republic of Uganda Articles 52, 53 and Uganda Human Rights Commissions’ Act of
1997 provide the legal mandate, functions and the powers of the Commission.
Job Summary: The
Administrative Assistant will support the Regional Human Rights Officer in
performing secretarial and administrative functions for the office.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Drawing up and monitoring appointments.
  • Taking dictation, transcribing and
    presenting accurate and error free work
  • Cordially receiving and forwarding
    telephone calls to staff and direct external calls,
  • Responsible for maintaining safety of Commission
    records and data in the Regional office
  • Organizing Regional Office meetings,
    taking minutes and circulating decisions to the relevant action offices;
  • Performing any other duties and
    responsibilities assigned from time to time by a responsible Officer. 
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold a Diploma or its
    equivalent in Secretarial Studies from a recognized institution
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in
    Secretarial work, or similar experience from a recognized institution.
  • Proven shorthand and typing ability
    through knowledge of modern office procedures/ equipment is an added
    advantage
  • Skills in Information and Communications
    Technology;
  • Excellent planning, organizing and
    coordinating skills
  • Skills in records and Information
    Management;
  • Excellent Public Relations and Customer
    Care skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication
    skills
  • High degree of Confidentiality; and
    excellent time management skills
How to Apply: 
All candidates should send two copies of their applications with
attached passport photographs, together with detailed CV, including two (2)
professional referees with reliable telephone/ e-mail addresses, photocopies of
academic and professional certificates. The complete applications should physically
be hand delivered to the Commission Headquarters on the location below or sent
through the post office:
G.T, Mwesigye,
The Secretary to the Commission Uganda Human Rights Commission, P.O.
Box 4929, Kampala Plot 22, Lumumba Avenue, Uganda.
Deadline: 30th June,
2014

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