Administrative Assistant Job Vacancy at Trust for Africa’s Orphans Uganda

Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Job Description

Trust for Africa’s Orphans Uganda (TAOU) in partnership with TAO UK is implementing a three-year Agribusiness project for women heads of families through growing sun flower in Pader District. TAOU is therefore, seeking for a suitable candidate for the post of Administrative Assistant.

POSITION: Administrative Assistant
Duty station: Puranga Sub County Pader District
Reporting to the Agribusiness Officer.

TheAdministrative Assistant will provide support to the effective implementation of the Agribusiness for Women heads of families through sun flower growing in Puranga sub county Pader District- a project funded by Comic Relief.
Key Roles and responsibilities:
1. Prepare office requisitions/payments for approval by the Agribusiness Officer
2. Handle office petty cash transactions
3. Minute recording and producing minutes.
4. General office management.
5. Data recording/entry, analysis and retrieval. To be responsible for the Management and implementation of the M&E system for the project.
6. Participate in database reporting according to the project requirements.
7. Any other duties assigned

Qualifications, Experience and Essential Skills
Academic Qualifications:
A diploma in Secretarial Studies/IT and certificate in database management.
At least two years’ experience of as an Administrative Assistant with an NGO with proven data entry and analysis experience.
Essential Skills:
• Good understanding of administrative and general management principles
• Self guided, strong organizational and planning skills
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
• Excellent ability to analyze information
• Time management in delivery of M & E reports is extremely essential
• Proven ability to work as part of a team, and as part of a wider network, is essential.
• The commitment and drive to achieve challenging goals; a problem-solving attitude is essential.
• Highly proficient in Ms Word, Excel, Access, Power-Point and the use of Internet for research’ as well as conversant with Statistical
• Ability to speak fluently in Luo is very essential

How to Apply
To apply for the post, please send a letter of application stating the skills and approach that you would bring to the post, and your suitability for this role, along with your CV/resume to Trust for Africa’s Orphans Uganda, P. O. Box 4523, Kampala. Plot 14 Kenneth Dale Close, Kamwokya Deadline for applications: Monday 15th October 2012

Deadline: 15th Oct 2012


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