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Saturday, January 5, 2019

Office Assistant Job at Relief International - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Office Assistant 

Jobs at:
Relief International 

Deadline of this Job:
Thursday, January 9th 2019 by 5.00pm 
 

Duty Station:
Kampala , Uganda , East Africa , 256 
 

Summary
Date Posted: 5th January 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time , Currency: Ush


JOB DETAILS:
ABOUT RI:
Relief International is a leading nonprofit organization working in over 20 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty.
Relief International combines humanitarian and development approaches to provide immediate services while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach — which we call the RI Way—emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships, and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work best for them.
Job Summary: The Office Assistant will be responsible for supporting the day to day running of all the administrative functions in the office. He/ She will perform quite arrange of administrative duties while working closely with the team base in various field locations.
Responsibilities
• Performing general office clerk duties and errands.
• Organizing travel by booking accommodations and reservations needs as required.
• Organize office meetings and conferences.
• Organize travel logistics for the Country Director and RI International visitors.
• Manage daily and schedule meetings and appointments for the Country Director.
Perform receptionist duties (reception of visitors, handling of incoming and other communication).
• Organize and maintain office hygiene to a required office standard and assist associates in ways that optimize procedures.
• Manage office supplies.
• Perform any other duties that may be assigned.
Requirements
• Higher diploma or associate degree from a recognized institution.
• Proven experience as office assistant or in any other relevant administrative role.
• Working knowledge of office equipment.
• Thorough understanding of office management procedures.
• Excellent organizational and time management skills.
• Analytical abilities and aptitude in problem-solving.
• Warm personality with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Proficiency in MS Office
RI Values:
We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence. We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities. We value:
• Inclusiveness
• Transparency and Accountability
• Agility and Innovation
• Collaboration.
• Sustainability.
RI is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. The position will be filled as soon as a well-qualified person is identified.

Job application procedure
All suitably qualified candidates are required to submit a cover letter, CV, copies of academic certificates/ transcripts, and three competent referees, to: The Human Resource Officer, Relief International-Uganda. Email: UgandaRecruitment@ri.org