3 Administrative Assistant USAID Project Job Opportunities – Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB)

Organization: Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau
Duty Station: Jinja, Mbarara and Gulu, Uganda
About US:
The Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB), a leading
Christian organization coordinating 302 Member Health facilities all over
Uganda is implementing a five-year Local Service Delivery (HIV/AIDS) Activity
supported by USAID to be implemented in three USAID regions of Uganda (Gulu,
Mbarara, Jinja). The project will support private not-for-profit (PNFP) sites
to address gaps through optimization of high yielding HIV Testing and
Counseling Services approaches, improved retention and viral suppression,
provision of HIV/TB care and treatment, scale up services to reach men and key
populations, strengthen the PNFP institutional capacity and quality for
sustainable service delivery and contribute to Uganda’s efforts in reaching and
maintaining epidemic control.

Job Summary:  The Administrative Assistant will provide
finance, administrative and secretarial support for the project activities in
the regional project office. He/she will participate in drawing of periodic
work plans/budgets-in relation to the set targets, account for all the project
field funds and ensure proper utilization of project assets and equipment.
H/she will develop a database of contact information; maintain distribution
lists for various kinds of project communication and schedule all project
meetings; attend and take minutes as appropriate.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Participate in drawing of periodic work
plans/budgets-in relation to the set targets
Develop monthly schedules to allocate use of
Supervise the drivers
Support in the management of project resources such
as human resources, vehicles among others
Assist with all aspects of administrative
management, directory maintenance, logistics, equipment inventory and storage
Managing inventory of assets and supplies,
monitoring critical level of stocks, sourcing for suppliers and submitting
Coordinating between operating units in
resolving day-to-day administrative and operational problems
Preparing meeting minutes, meeting notes and
internal support materials.
Ensure timely communication between UPMB and the
benefiting facilities under LSDA activity
Ensure timely compilation of Timesheets from
staff and facilities both original and copies
Compile MHFs staff information and ensure safe
custody of documents
Work with IT to update HRIS
Provide support in the preparation of workshops
and seminars
Conduct routine verification of UPMB/project
assets and file reports of the same.
Submit timely accountability of fuel to enable
fuel reloading
Work with the IT office to ensure that all
equipment is duly maintained
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by
the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a Degree in Social
Sciences, Public Administration, BBA, HRM
A minimum of three years of working in
Accounting and book keeping skills
Experience in logistics management
Computer Knowledge and skills
Good presentation and report writing skills
Communication skills and ability to speak the
local languages.
Ability to work under minimal supervision
Ability to work with the health care workers in
the region as a team and provide timely feedback.
High level integrity and honesty
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested persons who wish to
apply hand-deliver an application letter with a detailed CV naming at least two
referees, to:
Executive Director
Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau
Plot 877 Balintuma Road Mengo
P.O. Box 4127
E-mail: upmbadmin@upmb.co.ug
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