NGO Fresher Jobs – Operations and Administration Assistant at One Acre Fund

Organisation: One Acre Fund
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
About US:
One Acre Fund is an international NGO that supports over 200,000 smallholder
farmers to increase their harvests and thus increase their incomes with a strong
footprint in Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, and Tanzania. To do this, One Acre Fund
provides farmers with high-quality inputs like seed and fertilizer, financing,
and training.
Job Summary: The Operations and Administration Assistant will establish
our team and our new offices in Jinja, Uganda and will be responsible for
assisting in administration, organization, and maintenance of the new One Acre
Fund Uganda office.  The initial tasks
will include helping design and implement administrative systems to facilitate
the smooth operation of the Uganda office and overseeing the move to a new
office space.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Property
    Management and Infrastructure:
    Ensure our office and other
    properties in Jinja are well maintained, organized, and clean.  You will be responsible for ensuring
    properties are well stocked and attractive and will ensure regular
    upgrades to improve standards.
  • Organization
    and Efficiency:
    Maintain office services and efficiency by
    planning and implementing office systems and layouts, controlling
    correspondence, and welcoming visitors to the office.
  • Procurement:
    You will be responsible for ensuring that purchases are genuine and at the
    best possible price.  This demands
    considerable negotiating and research skills, as well as thorough
  • Expense
    and Finance management:
    You may be responsible for filing and
    submitting payment requests for One Acre Fund’s regular bills.
  • Administrative
    You will assist with administrative tasks in the office,
    including printing, faxing, filing, and general organization.  You may also greet visitors to One Acre
    Fund and be responsible for their wellbeing, coordinate messenger and
    courier services, prepare and sort mail, take and distribute messages,
    update and maintain mailing lists and contact lists, and ensure
    operational bills are settled in good time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate should hold a relevant
    diploma or an Advanced level (‘A’ level) Certificate holder
  • A minimum of two years’ work experience in
    an office setting
  • Must live or be willing to relocate to
    Jinja, Uganda
  • Excellent communication (oral and written)
    skills with good attention to detail
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
    to meet strict deadlines.
  • Demonstrated computer skills in email,
    internet usage, Microsoft Office
  • Keen attention to detail – One Acre Fund
    has high standards and all projects must be completed to a very detailed
  • Proactive in identifying and solving
  • Fluent in English
How to Apply:  
If you feel motivated to work for One Acre Fund Uganda as the
Operations & Administration Assistant and if you fulfill our requirements
for this role, we look forward to receiving your application.
To apply online, Click Here
You will be prompted to a form that must be completed.  At the end of the form you will have the
opportunity to write a motivational letter and upload your CV.
Please Note: One Acre Fund will never ask you for money in
return for advancement in the recruitment process or for being offered a
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