Admin Jobs – Executive Assistant – Joint Medical Store (JMS)

Job Title:      Executive
Organisation: Joint
Medical Store (JMS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to:
Manager Human Resources & Administration
About US:
Joint Medical Store
(JMS) is a Church founded private not-for-profit organization whose mission is
to supply affordable Quality Health Solutions in an efficient manner assuring a
preferential position for Medical Bureaus and Sustainability of Member Health
Job Summary: The
Executive Assistant will provide and coordinate administrative, managerial and
support functions of the Executive Director’s Office, support Directors to keep
their offices running smoothly, while maintaining confidentiality and
exercising sound judgment and ability to make reasonable decisions in line with
JMS guidelines and mandate.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Handle office correspondence addressed to ED’s office. – mail, email
    & telephone calls
  • Coordinate the Executive Director’s Office appointments, travels and
    field visits
  • Prepare & Type well thought out professional documents, reports
    & routine correspondences
  • Maintain an up to date filing system of records that is accessible
    by respective staff
  • Monitor the usage of office supplies in ED’s Office
  • Organize meetings and conferences, document and disseminate
    proceedings, follow up and report on the implementation of key action
  • Attend meetings, transcribe and maintain accurate Minutes and ensure
    that the approved/signed versions are filed accordingly.
  • Manage Board of Directors’ emoluments and provide accountability
  • Provide hospitality to Customers, Business Partners and Visitors in
    a professional & courteous manner, and promptly respond to their
    requests with accuracy.
  • Maintain corporate lay out /ambience of the ED’s Office.
  • Review current performance against previous year/current year
  • Carry out SWOT Analysis and analyze successes and failures during
    the previous year
  • Review key organizational objectives and report to ED accordingly
  • Identify and refine resource implications of objectives for coming
    period; and build a budget for the ED’s office
  • Regularly review progress of plans and report to ED accordingly.
Key Performance Indicators
  • Provide Secretarial support to the Executive Director and other
    Office Directors in a professional manner
  • Provide logistical and day-to-day Administrative Support to the
    Executive Director’s Office
  • Manage the facilitation / administrative aspects for the Board of
    Directors and Travel Per diems, etc., for the rest of the Management
  • Provide Hospitality and Customer Care to Clients in a professional
    and courteous manner
  • Develop the Executive Director’s operational plans and budgets;
    monitor their implementation and report on the performance

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Joint Medical Store (JMS) Executive
    Assistant job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Secretarial
  • Post Graduate Training in Administrative Law or ISCA is an added
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in providing high level
    administrative support
  • First-hand knowledge of standard office administrative practices and
  • Organization and planning skills
  • Office Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Information Management
  • Records Management
  • Discretion – confidentiality
  • Good interpersonal relationships
  • Accuracy and Attention to detail
  • Time Management
  • Customer care skills
  • Quick Decision making
  • Honesty / Integrity
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates should submit applications, resume, copies of academic
certificates, testimonials and three referees (who are not relatives) with
their day time telephone contacts. Only short listed candidates will be
contacted. Applications may be hand delivered to JMS Head office Reception Desk
or Email to
Please address your
applications to:
The Manager Human
Resource & Administration,
Joint Medical Store
P.O. Box 4501 Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: Monday 19th June, 2019 at 5.00pm.
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