Property Assistant Job Opportunities – Church World Service (CWS)

Job Title:  Property Assistant

Organisation: Church World Service (CWS)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Grade: 4 (N)


About US:

Church World Service was founded in 1946 and is a cooperative ministry of 37 Christian denominations and communions, providing sustainable self-help, development, disaster relief, and refugee assistance around the world.


Job Summary:  This position is responsible for providing support to Administration Unit on management of CWS RSC Africa assets, equipment, inventory control, supplies, and management of the CWS Kampala office building/grounds.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Performs quarterly stock-take of inventory and ensures the report on variances is prepared and submitted and recommendation on replacement/purchase of new equipment is made.
  • Oversees inventory levels and ensures that adequate levels are maintained for uninterrupted refugee processing.
  • Maintains a maintenance schedule of CWS RSC Africa’s property and ensures adequate security is in place against theft or damage.
  • Receives and confirms delivery of goods to the CWS Kampala office.
  • Ensures the items/equipment/supplies received are as per the LPO or per the request put in by staff before signing the Goods Received Note.
  • Ensures that proper records of stock levels in the store are well managed by maintaining the allowable stock levels and presenting timely purchase requests.
  • Issues staff members with the necessary supplies to perform their duties as and when needed and recovers the supplies when staff members leave CWS RSC Africa.
  • Ensures the CWS RSC Africa compound is kept clean by conducting building routine checks thereby facilitating a conducive working environment.
  • Maintains proper record of all CWS RSC Africa’s assets, ensuring they are insured and serviced as they fall due.
  • Tags assets purchased and updates them in the asset management system.
  • Supports building maintenance by making sure electrical, plumbing, painting, and furniture repairs are done as and when required.
  • Conducts research and market analyses upon request.
  • Assist the Administrative supervisor in property audit, asset management and maintenance of accurate records.
  • Actively participates in construction and/or office renovations i.e. partitioning of offices, fire escape, ventilation system of the building etc. when there is need. The position also assists in supervision of the contractors.
  • Is aware of and complies with safe working practices as instructed and in accordance with policies and procedures e.g. fire evacuation procedures, data protection.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field; or four (4) years of paid work experience in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree is required.
  • Experience:
  • Three (3) years of related work experience with increasing responsibilities is
  • Experience in office, stores and/or asset management is required.
  • Experience working with systems to manage inventories and ensure stock levels are appropriately maintained is preferred.
  • Excellent skills in MS Word, Excel, Access and experience with accounting software systems.
  • Knowledge of RSC Africa travel procedures preferred.
  • Demonstrated written and verbal English skills.
  • Committed to and conform with the organization’s missio
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Maintain the confidentiality and integrity of accounts and budget information.
  • Exercise good judgement and seek guidance as appropriate when confronted with unanticipated problems.
  • Effectively manage CWS Africa’s resources.



How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below.


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