Fresher Admin Assistant INGO Jobs – DanChurchAid (DCA)

Job Title:        Admin Assistant
Organization: DanChurchAid
Duty Station: Kampala,
Report to: Finance and
Procurement Officer
About US:
DanChurchAid (DCA) is a faith-based Danish INGO working closely with
church-based as well as secular NGOs in Uganda and in the Great Lakes region.
Their programmes cover two main areas: Active Citizenship with a strong focus
on good governance and democratization, and Food Security including
Humanitarian and Transitional Responses to conflict and natural disaster.
DanChurchAid has supported emergency relief and development programmes in
Uganda since 1979. DanChurchAid works through partners and with a
gender-inclusive rights-based approach, which is mainstreamed throughout all
DanChurchAid programme types as well as within the organization.
Job Summary: The Admin
Assistant contributes to the efficient and effective financial, procurement,
logistics and administrative management of the humanitarian projects in the
Yumbe field office with specific support to ECHO-funded projects.
Key Duties and
  • The Admin Assistant will support
    budgeting, monitoring, and reporting of expenditures of all projects under
    the humanitarian office.
  • The jobholder supports the Finance and
    Procurement Officer in making cash payments, collecting invoices,
    documenting and processing bid analysis documents, and providing weekly
    updates to the Finance Assistant.
  • Ensure that the DCA financial manual rules
    and guidelines are followed by field staff, suppliers and participate in
    project appraisals, undertake partner assessments, capacity building and
    ensure good quality in all DCA financial reporting.
  • The Admin Assistant will also closely
    support the finance, admin and procurement staff in the Yumbe field office
    and provide adequate documentation to the Finance and Procurement Officer
    to ensure professional implementation of DCA’s procurement and logistics
    activities in the field office according to the DCA Procurement Manual.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the DanChurchAid
    Admin Assistant job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant
    field and preferably a BBA/B.Com
  • Two years of administrative experience
    working with an INGO
  • Proven capacity to prioritize tasks, plan
    and organize your own efforts to meet objectives and deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication
    skills, and experience in working with a partner based approach.
  • Eye for details and deadlines
  • Experience with ECHO funding is a
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should mail their
applications letters, together with updated CVs and contact details of three
work-related references, to with the subject line referring to
the exact job title.
Deadline: 2nd January 2017
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