Administration Officer – National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)

Job Title:      Administration
Organisation: National
Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:
Head, Human Resource and Admin’ Unit
About US:
The National
Agriculture Advisory Services (NAADS) is one of the statutory semi-autonomous
bodies in the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF);
established in 2001 by an Act of Parliament (NAADS Act 2001) to specifically
facilitate efficient and effective delivery of agricultural advisory services
for enhanced production and productivity.
Job Summary:  The Administration Officer will assist the
Head Human Resource and Administration in carrying out various activities
related to human resource management and administration function.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Maintain of all staff personal files of the NAADS and keep them
    updated with all the relevant documents including contracts, leave
    (annual, sick, special), staff appraisals, record of discipline etc.
  • Receive all new applications for employment and present to the Head,
    HR & Administration what is appropriate for staff recruitment.
  • Prepare interviews for the short listed candidates for job vacancies
  • Handle staff welfare matters including applications for staff loans,
    catering services, medical etc.
  • Prepare general leave roster and track leave records/ entitlements.
  • Handle all staff inquiries, complaints, suggestions etc., and
    recommend and /or discuss appropriate action with the Head, HR & Admin
  • Process payments for stationery, office equipment and other supplies
  • Handle payments for utilities and suppliers such as water,
    electricity, telephone, etc.
  • Supervise maintenance and cleanliness of NAADS premises and its
  • Assist in the updating registers for all NAADS properties and fixed
  • Help in identifying malfunctioning equipment and furniture that need
  • Ensure NAADS vehicles are in good running condition at all times
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the National Agricultural Advisory Services
    (NAADS Administration Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree
    in Public Administration, Social sciences or any other related discipline
  • Must possess a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Administration, Human
    Resource or any other related field
  • Masters qualification is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of four years of relevant experience in resource
    management and administration, 2 of which must be at least in a comparable
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Ability to work in a team and independently.
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications with
comprehensive typed CV, copies of certificates and/or testimonials together
with the applicant’s telephone numbers, names, addresses, and telephone
contacts of three referees to;
The Executive Director,
Agricultural Advisory Services- NAADS,
P.O. Box 25235,
Plot 5, Kyadondo
Road, Block B, Legacy Towers Nakasero, Kampala.
Deadline: 18th February 2019
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