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Monday, October 7, 2019

Administrative Secretary Job at National Planning Authority (NPA) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Administrative Secretary [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Admin & Office ]

Jobs at: National Planning Authority (NPA)

Deadline of this Job:
8th November 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Monday, October 07, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
JOB DETAILS:
The National Planning Authority (NPA) was established by an Act of Parliament No.15 of 2002 in compliance with article 125 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda (1995). Accordingly, it is the principal statutory agency responsible tor the management of national and decentralized development planning in Uganda. The primary function of the Authority is to produce comprehensive and integrated development plans for the country elaborated in terms of the perspective Vision, Long and Medium-term Plans.
Through its external sourcing strategies and career offers, NPA Executive Authority is desirous of filling selected vacancies to strengthen its human resources capacity by reonuiting dynamic and self-motivated professional individuals to complement its current staff in the effective and efficient implementation of its mandate. The offer is open to interested professionals with the required qualifications, experience, competencies, skills and the right work attitude. A competitive and attractive remuneration package is attached to each position.
Administrative Secretary (Personal Assistant) Office of the Chairperson (NPA-OS-6); NPA/ADV/02/2019
Responsible for: The Chairperson
Supervised by: Designated officer
Preferred age: 25-40
Purpose of the Job
To Provide Secretarial, technical and administrative support to the Office of the Chairperson.

Key duties and responsibilities;
Refer to the detailed advert accessible on NPA website under opportunities on www.npa.go.ug
Qualifications Required:
• Honors degree; in Economics, Development Studies, Secretarial Studies, Administrative and Secretarial Science, management studies, or related field relevant field to the responsibilities of the office.
• Master’s in Public Administration and Management, Secretarial Studies, or related qualifications in relevant field
Any of the following will be of added advantage;
• Executive Assistants or Personal Assistants trainings and certification in fields relevant to the job.
• Evidenced knowledge in data analysis and research methods, team building, monitoring and evaluation,
• Membership to a professional body or association associated with the job.

Experience, Knowledge, competencies and skills
• Demonstrated varied experience and substantive knowledge of at least six (6) years secretarial work, policy-oriented research, project implementation and management, report writing, data collection and analysis in a reputable development-oriented busy institution/organization involving management and administration of cross-functional activities
• Experience in research and writing of papers will be of added advantage
Other attributes:
• industrious and self-driven
• Swift and ready to work under pressure and for long hours
• Track record of high integrity
• Computer literacy
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Must be result oriented
• Strong team player with leadership skills

Job Qualifications: Not Specified

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified




Job application procedure
NB Canvassing or any attempt thereof will lead to immediate disqualification.
Applicants are to forward two sets of applications with detailed curriculum vitae, including phone and email contacts; photocopies of academic and professional cerificates and transcripts addressed to:
The Executive Director, National Planning Authority,
P.O. BOX 21434 Kampala Uganda; Planning
House Plot 17 Clement Hill Road.
Note:
• The preferred method of applications is recorded delivery through the NPA Front Desk / Reception However, candidates using post ollico should post early enough to avoid late deliveries from post office beyond the closing date
• “NPA” is an equal opportunity employer and female applicants with the relevant experience and qualifications are encouraged to apply for position of their choice.
• Shortlisted candidates shall be notified through theiremail addresses and or phone contacts indicated in their applications or CVs.
• Academic documents for the succcssful candidates will be vetted their authenticity and background checks conducted before considered for appointment into the Authority.
• The successful candidates will be offered contracts in accordance with NPA guidelines.
• Advertised positions notfilled thereafter will remain open until when filled.
• A detailed advert is accessible on NPA Website under opportunities on www.npa.go.ug .
• The closing date for receipt of applications at NP (both: hand delivered, post office 8. courier) small be Friday 8th November, 2019 at 16:55 hours.

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