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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Receptionist Job at World Bank - Career Opportunity in Uganda

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World Bank

Deadline of this Job:
July 10, 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
The World Bank Country Office in Kampala, Uganda is seeking highly organized and energized professionals, capable of operating effectively and discreetly in a very demanding, fast-paced and culturally diverse environment, to work as Receptionist and Team Assistant on Local Term Appointment (Three (3) Years, renewable) based in Kampala, Uganda country office.
The successful candidate will be required to provide professional reception and administrative support services to the organization. S/he will be required to work on multiple concurrent tasks with constant interruption without losing concentration or attention to detail. S/he must be able to deal with emergency situations in a calm, efficient and prompt manner; showing an excellent sense of initiative and discretion.
The Receptionist’s duties and accountabilities include, but not limited to:
  • Using a multi-line telephone, answering a high volume of telephone calls
  • Receiving, communicating and screening visitors and directing them to their proper destination.
  •  Providing general information regarding the Bank and responding to routine inquiries from clients and members of the public in line with Bank’s policies and management direction.
  •  Referring non-routine, sensitive and/or complex requests for information and other inquiries to appropriate staff.
  • Maintain Internal and external directories, circulating and updating of the visiting missions schedule, updating of staff AWS/Leave/Missions schedule, recording and dispatch of pouch as required.
Job application procedure
The successful candidate should be holder of a Diploma in Secretarial studies or an equivalent with excellent command of written and spoken English. S/he should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to interact tactfully with people of all levels. For the full position description, complete selection criteria and required competencies, candidates are requested to submit an application at  Click on > Current job openings > job# 171267. Closing date is July 10, 2017.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
The World Bank is committed to achieving diversity of gender, race, nationality, culture and educational background. individuals with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.