Job Title: Office Assistant
Organisation: Food for the Hungry (FH/U)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Finance Assistant
Food for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989. FH is currently operating programs in Asia, Latin America and Africa with support offices in the UK, Canada, Switzerland, Sweden, United States of America and Japan. FH’s primary goal is to end all forms of poverty World-wide. In Uganda, FH is operational in the Districts of Adjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kole, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of Education; Food Security and Livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction; with the Head office located in Kampala.
Job Summary: Under the supervision of the Finance Assistant, the Office Assistant will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the administrative functions at the front office and cleanliness of the entire office premises. She/he will be in charge of proper custody of all office property (Steward) that are used daily. Should carry out clerical services and use the office phone to make official calls as will be required. It is critical that the Office Assistant maintain an extremely high level of confidentiality at all times. The staff must be familiar with administrative practices and procedures, should possess an ability to effectively communicate, and ensure that all are performed in a high quality and time sensitive manner.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
- Customer care and front desk management
- Administration and Stores
- Administration and Stores management
- General Office Management:
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
- The applicant must hold an O’ Level qualification and or its equivalent or other related disciplines from a recognized institute.
- At least three (3) years of relevant progressive experiences it an administrative function within an NGO.
- Customer care certificate is an added advantage.
- Language Skills: Proficiency in spoken and written English. Knowledge of the local language (POKOT) is MUST.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by Clearly stating the position applied for in the Subject line and submitting only electronic copies in one pdf file not more than 25MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact details of three referees, addressed to: The Human Resources Manager, Food for the Hungry Uganda Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: Thursday 18th August, 2022 at 4:30pm.
NB: Please consider your application unsuccessful if you don’t hear from us by 15th September, 2022
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