United Nations FAO Fresher Administration Jobs – Coordination Assistant

Organisation: Food and
Agriculture Organization of The United Nations (FAO)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: FAO
Vacancy Announcement No:
About FAO:
The global mandate of the Food
and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is to improve
nutrition, increase agricultural productivity, raise the standard of living in
rural populations and contribute to global economic growth. Achieving food
security for all is at the heart of FAO’s efforts – to make sure people have regular
access to enough high- quality food to lead active, healthy lives.
Job Summary: The FAO
Coordination Assistant will be supporting in all Secretarial and coordination
activities for the Committee for Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture of Africa
Key Duties and Responsibilities: Under the direct supervision of the FAO Representative in Uganda, the
incumbent will;
  • Support
    in coordinating all communications and activities related to the Committee
    for Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture of Africa (CIFAA)
  • Render
    support in organizing all CIFAA meetings and workshops, including travel
  • Provide
    secretarial services at CIFAA meetings and workshops
  • Organize
    and prepare meeting/workshop presentations/documents follow up all
    expenditure requests related to the CIFAA Meetings and prepare all related
  • Actively
    support in the compilation of CIFAA Meeting minutes and related reports
  • Perform
    any other related duties as will be assigned by the FAO Representative in
    Uganda from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicants for the United Nations FAO Coordination Assistant should hold a
    University degree in Secretarial Studies or a related field. Work
  • Significant
    experience in organising high level international meetings.
  • Proven
    experience in the use of different computer software relevant to
    secretarial work.
  • Working
    knowledge of English and limited knowledge of any major local language.
  • Proficiency
    in the use of French will be a desirable advantage
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested Ugandan nationals should send their applications together with
detailed curriculum vitae and copies of certificates in a sealed envelope,
quoting Vacancy Announcement FRUGA/CIFAA/2015 Coordination Assistant, addressed
to Chairman, Recruitment Committee, Food and Agriculture Organization in
Uganda. The envelopes with applications should be registered at reception and
placed in the box at the reception of FAO Uganda Offices at Plot 88 Buganda
Road, Wandegeya, Kampala, Uganda.
Note: FAO does not
charge applicants any fees at any stage in the recruitment process.
Deadline: 30th January 2015 by 2:00 pm
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