5 Temporary Administrative Assistant Job Vacancies – National Drug Authority (NDA)

Organisation: National Drug
Authority (NDA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
The National Drug Authority (NDA) is an autonomous body which was
established by the National Drug Policy and Authority Act Cap 206 , Laws of
Uganda (2000 Edition) to regulate Human and Veterinary Medicines and other
healthcare products.  NDA’s mandate is to
ensure quality, safety and efficacy of human and veterinary medicines and other
healthcare products through the regulation and control of their production,
importation, distribution and use.
Job Summary: The Temporary
Administrative Assistant will provide secretarial and administrative services
NDA Departments
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Tasked with carrying out general
    secretarial duties including minute taking, and circulating/follow up on
    relevant action.
  • Organize and maintain the office diary of
    schedules and make arrangements for meetings.
  • Maintain oral communication with visitors,
    and all members of the department and the stakeholders when requested and
    authorized by the responsible officer.
  • The incumbent will also maintain filing
    systems for incoming and out-going mails of both confidential and routine
    correspondence.
  • In charge of maintaining proper storage
    and safety of Administrative files to ensure that documents are rightly
    arranged filed and are without errors.
  • Draft correspondence as required by the
    supervisor.
  • Carry out any other official duties
    assigned by the Supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the National Drug
    Authority (NDA) Temporary Administrative Assistant must hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in a closely role related field from a recognised Institution with three
    years’ experience in the similar job OR a Diploma in Secretarial Studies,
    Office Management or closely related field from a recognised Institution
    with five years’ experience in the similar job.
  • Good Office Management skills,   Proficiency in Microsoft Office
    Applications.
  • Excellent command of both written and
    spoken English with good interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent People Skills
  • Highly self-driven
  • Excellent communication, analytical,
    organisational and technical skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Confidentiality, interpersonal skills and
    integrity.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications addressed to Head, Human Resource and Administration,
National Drug Authority, Plot 46-48, Lumumba Avenue. P. O. Box 23096, Kampala.
NB: Those who had already
applied as part of the NDA internal advert before need not reapply.
Deadline: 17th
February, 2017
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