12 Administrative Officer URA Job Opportunities – Uganda Revenue Authority

Organisation: Uganda Revenue
Authority (URA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Job Code: HRM/074/613
About US:
The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) was established by the Uganda
Revenue Authority Statute of 1991 and set up in September of the same year as a
central body for assessment and collection of specified revenue, to administer
and enforce the laws relating to such revenue and to provide for related
matters. This statute incorporated all the laws that were in force then
regarding tax collection. The new organization (URA) amalgamated the three tax
administration departments that were responsible for all the taxes collected by
the Central Government of Uganda.
Job Summary: The
Administrative Officer will provide administrative and clerical services in the
organization in order to ensure effective and efficient operations.
Key Duties and
Provide timely administrative support to ensure that the organization
operations are maintained in an effective and efficient manner:
  • Manage station correspondences and account
    for the same in a timely manner
  • Take minutes/action points of events and
    meetings for future reference
  • Develop the filing index, manage files and
    create a data base of all documents as per the filing system
  • Receive requests and make e-procurement
  • Attend to visitors coming to the station
    to ensure their inquiries are handled appropriately
  • Manager the station meeting schedules and
    activities to ensure a smooth coordination of station activities
  • Manage the station transport and track the
    movement of vehicles through the fleet management system
Manage office welfare in order to maintain a conducive working
environment and efficient operations:
  • Manage contracts of the station Service
    providers such as meals, water and cleaning among others to ensure a
    healthy working environment
  • Procure station supplies and ensure timely
    and adequate provision of office refreshments
  • Make monthly requisitions for other office
  • Regularly monitor the office equipments to
    enhance proper utilization and follow up on maintenance where there is
    need for repair
  • Monitor the status of first aid box to
    ensure that the first aid drugs are well equipped to provide first aid to
    staff who get abrupt illness
  • Conduct periodic stock taking of office
    items and update the inventory accordingly
Manage and control Imprest system in the station to ensure timely
execution of activities and accountability:
  • Manage the station Imprest with
    consideration to the budget
  • Prepare petty cash payment vouchers,
    reconciliation, re-imbursements and cash book that is submitted to the
    line supervisor for review and approval
  • Prepare the report with accountability and
    request for replenishments
Plan and manage the performance and development of staff under
supervision so as to improve their productivity:
  • Plan and budget for resource requirements
    in the business Unit and monitor the usage to ensure efficiency
  • Develop and monitor a Business Unit Work
    plan and develop performance agreements with all the staff under
  • Monitor staff performance and provide
    guidance and periodic feedback for performance improvement
  • Assess the training and development needs
    of staff under supervision and recommend appropriate interventions
  • Provide coaching and mentoring support to
    staff under jurisdiction
  • Initiate and implement activities/programs
    intended to create and harness teamwork in the business Unit
  • Implement succession planning and any
    other staff related programs as introduced and approved in the
  • Create and maintain a working atmosphere
    that fosters creativity and innovation in the team

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicants for the Uganda Revenue
    Authority (URA) Officer Administrative Officer jobs should hold Bachelor’s degrees in either;
    Administration, Secretarial Studies, Public Administration, Office and
    Information Management or any other related field
  • Basic
    Training in Records Management is desired
  • Possession
    of Basic Training in Computer Applications is an added advantage
  • Basic
    Training in Planning
  • Customer
    Relations Management
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in a reputable organization.
  • Extensive knowledge of Information policy, Client Service Standards,
    Computer applications
  • Good
    time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills and customer care
  • Excellent
    planning skills with an ability to organize meetings
  • An
    impeccable record of integrity
  • Excellent
    report writing skills
  • Ability
    to work in teams
  • Age: Between 28-38 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join URA
should apply online by visiting the website below. Please go to Careers link, Click
, ‘CAREERS -> EXPERIENTIAL HIRING -> Login (If new, register,
else continue)’ to view detailed job description of the roles and
responsibilities and other required competencies. All applicants are required
to scan and attach copies of the required academic documents only e.g.
Transcript, O’ Level, A’ level, Degree certificates. Each attachment should not
exceed a limit of 1 MB and ONLY Portable Document Format (pdf) are allowed.
Note: The list of
shortlisted and successful candidates will be published on the URA website.
Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background
checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority.
Any applicants found with forged academic documents will be charged in the
courts of law.
Deadline: 17th October 2017 at
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