Non-profit Jobs – Administrative Assistant at Center for Health, Human Rights & Development (CEHURD)

Organization: Center for
Health, Human Rights & Development (CEHURD)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Operations
About US:
Center for Health, Human Rights
& Development (CEHURD) is an indigenous, non-profit, research and advocacy
organization, whose vision is “To realize social justice in public health
systems.” CEHURD works with public, private and civil society organisations to
ensure that public health laws are used as principle tools for the promotion
and protection of public health of the vulnerable populations in Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Administrative Assistant will carry out a
wide range of administrative tasks for the effective and efficient operations
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Offer
    timely administrative support to ensure that CEHURD operations are
    maintained in an effective, up to date and accurate manner
  • Manage
    all aspects of publication orders including inventory and maintenance of
  • Render
    support in bookkeeping/accounting functions as appropriate
  • Support
    in developing and instituting methods for quality control and accuracy in
    meetings, conferences and other databases
  • The
    Administrative Assistant will offer courteous receptionist services
  • Perform
    any other duties as assigned by the Operations Manager.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    Administrative Assistant for CEHURD should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in Secretarial Studies, Office Management or Business Administration
    majoring in Management
  • Attained
    formal training in office procedures and use of office equipment.
  • A
    minimum of three years of administrative support experience in a busy
    environment, preferably with an NGO.
  • The
    Administrative Assistant should have working knowledge of office
    administration and bookkeeping procedures
  • Possess
    the ability to communicate accurately and clearly both orally and in
    writing; and pleasant telephone manner
  • Computer
    literacy skills; specifically the ability to operate spreadsheet, word
    processing and desktop publishing programs
  • Possess
    the ability to be proactive, prioritize, multitask, and perform
    efficiently and effectively with individuals in a fast paced working
  • Ability
    to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion
  • Keen
    attention to detail with excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent
    communication skills (written, verbal, listening, and presentation)
  • Warm
    personality with a good sense of humor.
How to Apply:
All ideal candidates for this position
should submit your curriculum vitae, copies of your academic documents and a
cover letter in a sealed envelope, clearly indicating the position applied for
on the “top left-hand side of the envelope” to:
The Executive Director Center
for Health, Human Rights and Development Plot 833, Old Kiira Road, Ntinda P.O.
Box 16617, Wandegeya Kampala – Uganda, OR
Email to: clearly indicating the position applied for in the subject line
of the email.
Deadline: 31st July, 2015 by 12:00 noon
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