4 Office Assistant O’ Level Job Opportunities – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Organisation: Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)
Funding Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Finance and Administrative Assistant
About US:
Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is an international non-profit organization
which is a partnership of infectious diseases and public health specialists.
The overall objective of the IDI is to strengthen health systems with strong
emphasis on Infectious Diseases, through Research and Capacity Development. IDI
has five operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission:
Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory services
(provided through a partnership with the Makerere University – John Hopkins
University Core Lab) and Outreach.
About CDC Project:
Diseases Institute (IDI) received funding from Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC)/PEPFAR to implement a comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in the
mid-western Uganda Districts of Kiboga, Kibaale, Kyankwanzi, Hoima, Masindi,
Buliisa and Kiryandongo. The project is called “Accelerating Comprehensive
HIV/AIDS Service Delivery through Health System Capacity Building and Technical
Assistance of District Health Teams and Health Facilities in Western and West
Nile Regions in the Republic of Uganda under PEPFAR.”
Job Summary: The Office Assistant will be providing support in general
office operations, including maintaining the office premises clean (including
the compound).
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In charge of photocopying documents and
  • Delivers and collects documents, supplies and
    paper work as directed.
  • Switch off electrical appliances when not in
  • Keep office area clean and tidy
  • Maintain a clean compound
  • Maintain the offices and rooms immaculately
  • Perform work related errands as requested
  • Perform any other duties as may be reasonably
    assigned by the Finance and Administrative Assistant.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Infectious Diseases
    Institute (IDI) Office Assistant career opportunity  should preferably have completed “O”
    level with a valid certificate
  • Very clean and tidy
  • Previous experience in cleaning and working /
    serving a diverse range of people in an office environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team
  • Ability to take instructions
  • Ability to use personal judgment
  • Fluency of the local languages within the
    supported districts is desirable.
  • Able to work hours outside of the standard
    work day as required
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their application cover
letters with a detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees to:
Human Resources Manager,
Diseases Institute,
Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for
Deadline: 4th March, 2016 by 5:00 PM

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