Fresher Administrative Officer Job Opportunities – World Direct Uganda

 

Job Title:    Administrative Officer
(Fresher Job Opportunities)

Organisation: World
Direct Uganda

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

World direct works
in collaboration with local communities, ministry of education officials and
local organisations to provide formal or alternative education and basic skills
training. Our work includes projects aimed at reducing poverty and illiteracy
among women, children, disabled people, those who have suffered displacement
and instability, and those in nomadic and pastoralist communities.

 

Job Summary:  The Administrator plays a vital role in
ensuring that the Directorate operates optimally and that the Director receives
the support required to ensure efficient operations, in particular information
regarding directorate operations, for instance, the status of programme
activities and budgetary spend.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Manage
the annual portfolio calendar

·       
Offer
planning support to the Portfolio Director and help to enhance efficiency and
timeliness of Directorate activities.

·       
Offer
Support to the Sector Teams in respect to the planning of their work and data
gathering

·       
Analyze
incoming and outgoing memoranda, submissions and reports and prepare and
co-ordinate the preparation and submission of summary briefs and reports to the
Director

·       
Prepare
agendas and make arrangements for committee, board and other meetings

·       
Conduct
research, compile data, and prepare papers for consideration and presentation
by the Director.

·       
Meet
with individuals, special interest groups and others on behalf of the Director
to discuss issues and assess and recommend various courses of action

·       
Liaise
with departmental and corporate officials and with other organizations and
associations on behalf of the Director.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The applicant
must hold a degree in a relevant field such as business management,
agriculture, development studies, etc.

·       
Two years
of experience of providing support to a busy NGO team of professional staff,
where a considerable amount of analytical skills are called for.

·       
Some
understanding of and/or experience in budget management

·       
Independent
and able to work with minimal guidance and instruction.

·       
Good
communication and interpersonal skills

·       
Good
analytical and problem-solving skills

·       
Excellent
Computer skills – Microsoft Office

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should submit: (a) a confidential cover
letter; (b) a detailed CV with names and addresses of 3 referees, including
e-mail addresses; and (c) a statement illustrating their suitability against each
of the listed qualifications/competencies/abilities, and skills. All applications
to be sent to careersadmin@worldirect.org

 

Deadline: 12th March 2021

 

World Direct is an
equal opportunity employer. It fosters a multicultural work environment that
values gender equity, teamwork, and respect for diversity.

 

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