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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

General Support Officer Job at ZOA - Career Opportunity in Uganda

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General Support Officer

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Deadline of this Job:
23rd January 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
About ZOA
ZOA is an international NGO that inspired by Christian identity and biblical message of reconciliation and restoration of a broken world with its headquarters in the Netherlands. ZOA operates in fifteen countries on and on three continents. At ZOA we provide relief to people affected by conflict or natural disasters, contribute to a new perspective of hope in which people work together for a promising future in dignity and mutual trust. Together with the affected communities we work on the recovery of their livelihoods .
In Uganda we have a diverse range of multilateral and bilateral institutional donors that is further supported by over 50,000 individual contributors from Netherlands and six (06) Dutch private foundations that implement multi-annual programs in West Nile, Acholi and Amudat (Karamoja). Our 100+ staff members find inspiration in the gospel and adhere to our common values of stewardship, human dignity, faithfulness and justice.
About the position
ZOA— Uganda is seeking to recruit a General Support Officer with experience in procurement, filing and stock keeping. The support officer will directly report to the Manager General Affairs and she/he will be based in Kampala. The starting date for the successful candidate is 1st February, 2017 .
Major responsibilities:
  • Assisting in procurement of items
  • Supervision in timely, cost effective deliveries of orders to the programme area
  • Ensuring structured filing of ZOA documents
  • Assuring good quality storage of goods and proper record keeping
  • Assisting MGA in maintaining employee files and the HR filing system
  • Liaison of NGO licenses, staff insurances, NGO board .
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Experience with procurement
  • Computer literate (Word, Excel, database management)
  • A certificate or diploma in Administration or any other related field.
  • Proven skills, in administration high-level communication and writing skills
Additional Requirements:
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Self motivator, having the ability to work with limited supervision ~ Ability to work in an innovative environment where plans are developed fast and open for change
  • Able to give transparent accountability.
Job application procedure
ZOA Uganda is therefore looking for a mature personality who is able to integrate and express Christian values like love and inclusiveness in rehabilitation work. lf you think you qualify for the position, please send your application letter together with curriculum vitae, names and contacts of three referees of recent assignments to Please in the subject header include - General Support Officer when applying by email. ONLY send application letter and a CV with a maximum of 3 pages. Please DO NOT send your certificates at this stage.
Closing date is 23rd January 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.