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Project Administrator Job Careers – Ministry of Education and Sports

 Job Title:    Project Administrator

Organisation: Ministry of Education and Sports

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

The Eastern and
Southern Africa Higher Education Centres of Excellence Project supports the
government of 10 participating countries – Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi,
Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe – to collectively
address a set of key development challenges facing the Eastern and Southern
Africa region.

In Uganda, there are
four Centres: The African Centres of Excellence for Agro-ecology and Livelihood
Systems (ACALISE) hosted by Ugandan Martyrs” University (UMU), the Centre for
Materials Production and Nano Technology (MAPRONANO) hosted by Makerere
University, the Makerere Regional Centre for Crop Improvement (MARCCI) hosted
by Makerere University and the Pharm Bio-Technology and Traditional Medicine
Center (PHARMBIOTRAC) hosted by Mbarara University of Science and Technology
(MUST).

 

Job Summary:  The Project Administrator will ensure that
high quality project office administration and management procedures are achieved.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Provide
support to Project Coordinator (PC) in all office administrative transactions.

·       
Arrange
for all Project Management meetings (internal and external);

·       
Support
and facilitate activities of visitors:

·       
Supervise
receipt, delivery and processing of correspondences and handling general
enquiries in consultation with the project Coordinator;

·       
Ensure
that internal errands for staff including delivery of documents to relevant
offices are affected;

·       
Manage
all travel (local and abroad) arrangements for project staff or stakeholders
sponsored by the project;

·       
Manage
the Administrative Desk at meetings, workshops and functions organized by
Project Coordinator;

·       
Take
minutes during project management meetings and follow up on agreed action
points;

·       
Take
minutes during project management meetings and follow up on agreed action
points;

·       
Arranging
boardroom bookings, local travels and, occasionally, travelling with project
teams to support administrative functions;

·       
Oversee
the printing photocopying and scanning and organizing office documents in the
required order, and

·       
Perform
any other duties assigned by his/her supervisor.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold an honours Bachelor’s Degree in Secretarial and
Administrative studies, Social Work and Social Administration, Social Sciences
(Administration option), Bachelor of Business Administration (Management
Option) from a recognized University plus a minimum of a Post Graduate Diploma
in Project Administration / Management / Monitoring and Evaluation / Business
Administration or any related field.

·       
A
minimum of five years of work experience in administration / office management
in a Public Sector organization / project environment / or reputable Private
Sector organization.

·       
Basic
computer skills

·       
Good
Interpersonal AND Communication skills

·       
Good
data collection and analysis skills

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their applications should be addressed to the Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Education and Sports, P.O Box 7063 Attn: Commissioner, Human
Resource Management, or hand delivered to Ministry of Education and Sports
Offices at Embassy House, 4th floor – Room 1.

 

Deadline: 5th February 2021.

 

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