Project Support Assistant job at World Vision Uganda (WVU)

World Vision Uganda (WVU)

Project Support Assistant job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 25 October 2021

Hiring Organization: World Vision Uganda (WVU)

Job Details:

Back ground
World Vision Uganda (WVU) is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in 43 districts and have 48 Area Programmes implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with these beneficiaries. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.
Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for a qualified and passionate individual willing to share in our vision and join the team in the following role.

Position: Project Support Assistant
Ref No: 20314-10N01016
Report to: Program Manager
Location: Yumbe District

Purpose of the position:
Programme Support Assistant duties and responsibilities include providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office. Supports managers and employees through a variety of tasks related to organization and communication. Responsible for confidential and time sensitive material. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices and procedures. Ability to effectively communicate via phone and email ensuring that all Administrative Assistant duties are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner. May direct and lead the work of others. Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals and a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.
People & Service provider management
• Organize and schedule meetings and appointments
• Produce and distribute correspondence memos, letters, faxes and forms
• Coordinate repairs to office equipment
Planning, Documentation and events support
• Develop and maintain a filing system
• Carry out administrative duties such as filing, typing, copying, binding, scanning etc.
• Maintain computer and manual filing systems
• Ensure soft copy documents are backed weekly
Office House Management
• Ensure there is enough refreshments and cleaning supplies and materials
• Maintain office key logs and ensures office premises are safe; secures office keys and allocates them to staff keeping copies of each set of keys.
• Assistant in maintaining asset registers and ensure routine service of office machinery and assets.
• Order office supplies
• Maintain a data base of Office Asset
• Identify and coordinate request for installation, repair services in line with policy
• Monitoring the security of the store as well as cleanliness
• Track and ensure timely payment of utility bills
• Provide logistical support and back up in the planning of meetings and workshops
• Ensure adequate stocks of key office mterialsare in place at all times
Communication and relationships
• Provide information by answering questions and requests
• Provide general support to visitors
Hotel reservations processing and management
• Book travel arrangements and hotels

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience.
• Diploma in Business Administration, Office Management, Social Sciences or related disciplines.
• 2 years’ experience in implementing administrative work preferably within an NGO setting.
• Knowledge of office management systems and procedures
• Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
• Attention to detail and problem solving skills
• Good report writing and feedback skills
• Strong organizational and planning skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Good computer skills
• Customer care experience

Other Competencies/Attributes:
• Live out Christian values and able to stand above denominational diversities.
• Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.
• Can perform other duties as required.

Application procedure

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Date Posted: 2021-10-20