No Experience Administration Assistant NGO Jobs – Oxfam UK

Organization: Oxfam UK 
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Oxfam is an
international confederation of 17 affiliates networked together in more than 90
countries committed to ridding the world of poverty and injustice. To achieve
this, we support local projects in developing countries, we lobby governments
and companies to take into account the interests of the poorest people and we
campaign to involve citizens in our work. We implement our programs by working
with local NGO partners and civil society organizations and engaging with
private sector and governments. Oxfam employs over 6,000 people worldwide in
more than 90 countries. In Uganda, our program is anchored on three broad
themes deliberately focused on Women’s Rights: Resilient Livelihoods,
Governance and Accountability and Humanitarian Preparedness and Response.
Job Summary:  The Administration Assistant is the face of
Oxfam in Uganda Office, promotes Oxfam’s image as a welcoming and professional
organisation. The incumbent provides efficient administrative support to the
country programme and management of the Kampala office.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Maintains an attractive, pleasant and neat front desk area.
  • Receive, monitor and attend to visitors whilst they await
  • Receives and assists visitors to the office courteously, answering
    queries and providing information while being as prudent as possible.
  • Receive documents and messages, which may be delivered to the office
    and ensuring that these are registered and dispatched / distributed to the
    respective addressee/staff members.
  • Organises the office notice board regularly displaying important and
    useful information for the attention of members of staff and visitors.
  • Bookings of the boardrooms for daily meetings.
  • Maintain and update all staff contact lists.
  • Receive all incoming calls; direct them to the relevant offices,
    make outgoing calls as and when required. Screening telephone calls,
    enquiries, and requests and handling them as appropriate.
  • Daily opening of official email, responding to and forwarding mails
    accordingly for timely service delivery.
  • Maintains a directory of useful telephone numbers.
Manage Flight,
Travels  and Accommodation Bookings
  • Arranges timely flight and Liaise with the hotels for staff
    accommodation bookings.
  • Arrange for airport pickups for staff and guests.
  • Coordinates all visitor schedules within Kampala.
  • Communicates weekly updates for staff / guests on international
General Office
  • Coordinates the movement of parcels with courier agents.
  • Manages the office supplies store; ensuring that there are adequate
    stocks, arrange replenishment on a timely manner and produce a monthly
    stock report for review by the Administration Officer.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Oxfam Administration Assistant must hold a Degree
    in Office and Information Management/Science and other relevant
    educational background.
  • Must be proficient in the English Language, both spoken and written.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills essential.
  • Customer and results orientation
  • Planning and organization skills
  • Computer literacy, conversant with Ms Word and Ms Excel packages.
  • Numeracy skills
  • Pleasant and courteous personality
  • Efficient and cooperative
  • Possesses initiative and able to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Flexibility
  • Experience in a similar position in a busy office
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications online at
the link below.
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