Fresher Project Administrative Assistant Jobs – Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST)

 

Job Title:    Project Administrative
Assistant

Organization:  Uganda
National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST)

Project Name: National
Science, Technology, Engineering and Innovation Skills Enhancement (NSTEI-SE)
Project

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Project
Administrator

 

About US:

The Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST) is a
Government agency established in 1990 by an Act of Parliament (CAP. 209) of the
Laws of Uganda. The agency is mandated to facilitate the development and
implementation of strategies for integrating Science and Technology (S&T)
into the national development process.

 

About NSTEI-SE Project:

The National Science, Technology, Engineering and Innovation Skills Enhancement
(NSTEI-SE) Project is a five (5) year intervention by the Government of Uganda
to provide state-of-the-art specialized infrastructure and equipment, including
techno training facilities to ensure that Ugandans acquire skills for
designing, implementing and managing key infrastructural projects and create
globally competitive businesses.

 

Job Summary:  The Project
Administrative Assistant will perform clerical and administrative work such as
directing visitors, channelling communications to the respective officers and
arrange travels in line with project policies and structure.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

·        
Carry
out activities like making travel arrangements, screening and handling
telephone communications, greet and direct visitors and respond to inquiries
appropriately in line with project standards.

·        
Provide
project information and respond to inquiries of individuals, external and
internal institutions and agencies in line with project standards.

·        
Arrange
meetings, conferences and special events as scheduled, take minutes and
circulate action points on matters arising from meetings in line with project
standard.

·        
Receive
and sort incoming and outgoing mails, dispatch correspondences and update and
maintain the project’s database of contact persons and organizations in line
with records management procedures.

·        
Monitor
and maintain office environment and the working order of machines including
faxing machine, copier, shredder, office phones and computers in line with
administration policy.

 


Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:

·        
The
ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration,
Development Studies or any Social Sciences related Discipline from a recognized
university.

·        
Two
years of related experience in a busy organization.

·        
Prior
exposure and experience in public sector and donor funded projects.

·        
Excellent
knowledge of the Microsoft Office applications such as word, Excel and power
point.

·        
Good
planning and organizational skills.

·        
Excellent
interpersonal and communication skills.

·        
Strong
report writing and presentation skills.

·        
Ability
to work with minimum supervision.

·        
Ability
to maintain confidentiality of information and protect project operations by
proper storing of information.

 

How to Apply:

If you believe you have the relevant qualifications and experience,
please send your detailed Application and CV demonstrating possession of the
relevant competencies, current position, names and addresses of three referees
via email to pila2consultants@gmail.com.
Please quote the position of interest in the subject line. Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted.

 

Deadline: 23rd
October 2020 by 5:00pm

 

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