2 SIDA Project Fresher Vacancies – Office Assistants at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:   Office Assistants (2 Vacancies)

Organisation: Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Funding Source: Swedish
International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
Duty Station:  Uganda
About NRC:
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian
organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more
dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for
the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter,
education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and
hygiene sectors.
About NRC SIDA Project:
NRC has secured funding from Swedish International Development
Cooperation Agency (SIDA) to implement livelihoods (and related activities) in
Adjumani/Arua refugee settlements in 2015.
Job Summary: The Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC) Office Assistants will provide basic administrative
support to staff.
Key Duties and
  • The Office Assistant will be cordially
    receiving and directing visitors to respective offices
  • Calmly receive and answer all telephone
  • Forwards information by receiving and
    distributing communications; collecting and mailing correspondence;
    photocopying and scanning.
  • Update and maintain the filing system
  • In charge of the maintenance of office
    supplies and stationery records
  • Ensure the office is tidy at all times
  • Provide secretarial services during
  • Minute taking during staff meeting
  • In charge of petty cash management i.e.
    disbursement and replenishment
  • Managing staff canteen
  • Cooperate with the procurement/logistics
    and finance in procurement of office supplies.
  • Support in the delivery of messages
    /documents within the office.
  • Perform any other duties as signed.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicants for the Office Assistant
    Jobs should hold degrees or Diplomas in Public Administration, Secretarial
    studies, business administration is required.
  • At least two years’ experience in a
    similar role, preferably within NGO setting
  • People’s person, welcoming and with good
  • Be the image of the organisation
Office Experience – General,
Scheduling, Telephone Skills, Documentation Skills, Meeting Planning, Verbal
Communication, Written Communication, Dependability, Attention to Detail,
Administrative Writing Skills, should be able to use all the equipments in an
office including printers, scanners, copiers, projectors, computers, and
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join one of the world’s leading relief
organisations, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) should Apply by visiting the web
link below.
Deadline: 19th
December 2014.

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