Admin Jobs – Divisional Assistant – World Vision

Job Title:           Divisional Assistant
Organization:  World Vision
Duty Station:   Kampala
– National Office, Uganda
Reports t0:        Governance & Legal Advisor
About US:
World Vision Uganda is a
Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 82 districts in Uganda
implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation &
hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child
protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and
adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All
employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable
background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Job Summary: To provide administrative and secretarial support to
the National Director’s office in order to maximize efficient and effective
operations of the department in line with the strategic objectives, organizational
policies and procedures.

Key Duties and
Maintain the ND’s electronic calendar/diary,
including scheduling of meetings with visitors.
Coordinate preparations for trainings, meetings,
workshops and seminars (internal and external) involving members of the
Managing departmental records but not limited to
filing of all internal and external correspondences and reports.
Responsible for making domestic and
international travel arrangements for departmental Staff and visitors. Includes
coordinating visas, hotel bookings, ticket bookings, vehicle hires et cetera.
Responsible for preparing reports, presentations,
invoices, letters et cetera.
Prepare and control the departmental budget in
line with the financial & administration guidelines.
Support the organization, filing and timely
distribution of documentation required for high level meetings

Skills and Experience:
University degree in Secretarial studies, Office
management, business administration or related field;
Minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience working in
the same role;
Excellent communication and a high standard in
English, both spoken and written;
Spiritual maturity – ability to articulate and
model our Christian identity and mission in an inclusive way.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to
deliver results through a team;
High motivation with proven ability to work both
independently and as part of a team;
Proven ability to work with minimal supervision,
prioritize and work to deadlines;
Proven ability to demonstrate initiative,
resourcefulness and perseverance;
A very high standard of personal integrity and
Proficiency in the Microsoft suite of
Previous similar experience with an
International organization;
Experience in a coordination role;
Experience in records management;
Experience in events management;
Experience in public communications.
How to apply:
All suitably qualified candidates
are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision International’s
e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Address your application to the
People & Culture Specialist, Recruitment, World Vision Uganda
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