Dutch Embassy Admin Jobs – Agricultural Administration Officer – Netherlands Embassy in Kampala

Job Title:    Agricultural Administration
Officer

Organisation: Netherlands Embassy in Kampala

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

The Netherlands Embassy is the diplomat mission of The Kingdom of the
Netherlands.

 

Job Summary:  The
Agricultural Administration Officer provides secretarial support and logistic
support to the Agricultural Counsellor. The Agricultural Administration Officer
is accountable to the Agricultural Counsellor for the progress of assigned
work, for the products and support provided and for quantitative and
qualitative performance. Internal work agreements on secretarial/clerical work
apply to the way in which, and the time within which, the work is to be carried
out and completed. The Agricultural Administration Officer prepares meetings
and reports, makes appointments, monitors the progress of arrangements made,
and collects and organizes information. Furthermore, he/she will be responsible
for the communication and the development and implementation of the
communication strategy of LAN (including the use of social media) The working
area of LAN is Uganda and Rwanda so the description of tasks mentioned below
applies to both Uganda and Rwanda although the home base is Kampala. Frequent
contact with colleagues at The Netherlands Embassy in Rwanda, and if needed
travel to Rwanda (not frequent) is part of the job.

 

 Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  

·       
Prepares
and organizes official visits, trade missions, seminars, workshops, fair
activities, networking events and other activities:

·       
 Supports the preparation of speeches and
presentations and makes up information dossiers;

·       
 Makes active use of agriculture network
contacts and extends this network in cooperation with the Agricultural
Counsellor;

·       
Reports
to the Agricultural Counsellor who carries final responsibility and is
responsible for policy-related support for the LAN;

·       
Collects,
organizes and manages data about market info, relevant meetings, events,
interested companies, news articles etc.;

·       
Deals
with trade requests by the Dutch agricultural industry, in cooperation with the
Agricultural Counselor

·       
Independently
prepares monthly reports, processes, analyses and interprets data;

·       
Ensures
that accounting records are accurate and well-coordinated, is responsible for
budget management within the LAN, making interim reports and is responsible for
the financial part of the activity plan of the LAN

·       
Draws up
contracts for contractors for major events and/or development cooperation
projects;

·       
Coordinator
for the client customer relationship management system, named Achilles, within
LAN and the Food Security and Trade & Investment Cluster of the Embassy:

·       
Makes up
drafts for the international website of LNV named
www.agroberichtenbuitenland.nl , newsletters and social media channels in order
to spread news about relevant developments, activities and results;

·       
Is
active part of the One Embassy team, which means that flexibility is required
when assistance is needed beyond the tasks mentioned above.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The applicant
must hold at least educated at senior secondary vocational level

·       
At least
four years of experience

·       
General
knowledge and understanding on financial, agricultural and economic affairs

·       
Experience
in writing reports

·       
Fluent
in English. Working knowledge of Dutch would be an added advantage

·       
General
financial knowhow and experience with financial procedures

·       
Strong
communication skills, both written and orally.

·       
Good
social media skills (website/social media).

·       
Good
organizational and planning skills.

·       
Knowledge
of secretarial/clerical and management support procedures

·       
Knowledge
of computerized word processing and automatized/computer based systems
including

·       
Knowledge
of common software such as Windows, Word, Excel and Powerpoint

 

Competencies

·       
Integrity

·       
Initiative

·       
Customer
focus

·       
Result
oriented

·       
Ability
to work with others

·       
Environmental
awareness

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications to Marion Kempe,
Agricultural Administration Officer, (+256) 20 434 6015, email:
KAM-LNV@minbuza.nl 

 

Deadline: 18th February
2021 

 

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