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Fresher Administration & HR Assistant Jobs – Cress Africa Foundation Limited

Job Title:  Administration & HR Assistant

Organisation: Cress Africa Foundation Limited

Duty Station: Arua, Uganda

Reports to: Executive Director


About US:

CRESS was founded in 2011 by Caroline Lamb, following her visit to Kajo Keji in 2009 with the Flame International charity. This visit left Caroline very moved by the plight of the people, lack of education and health provision and poor infrastructure.


Job Summary:   The Administration & HR Assistant, reporting to the Executive Director, will provide crucial support in the administrative and human resources functions of CRESS AFRICA FOUNDATION LIMITED. The role involves ensuring smooth office operations, supporting HR processes, and contributing to the overall efficiency of the organization.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Administrative Support:

  • Assist in day-to-day administrative tasks, including document preparation, filing, and correspondence.
  • Coordinate logistics for meetings, workshops, and events.
  • Manage office supplies and equipment, ensuring their availability and functionality.

Human Resources:

  • Assist in recruitment processes, including job postings and initial screening of applications.
  • Support the on boarding process for new employees.
  • Maintain accurate employee records and assist in performance management processes.

HR Compliance:

  • Ensure adherence to HR policies and procedures.
  • Support in organizing training sessions to enhance staff compliance with organizational policies.


  • Assist in internal communication, ensuring information flow within the organization.
  • Collaborate with the Executive Director on employee engagement initiatives.

Team Collaboration:

  • Work closely with other departments to foster a collaborative and inclusive work environment.
  • Contribute to creating a positive workplace culture.

Reports and Documentation:

  • Prepare regular reports on administrative and HR activities.
  • Maintain confidentiality in handling sensitive HR-related information.

Other Duties:

  • Support additional tasks and projects as assigned by the Executive Director.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Business Administration, Human Resources, or a related field.
  • Previous experience in administrative or HR roles is preferred.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion.
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.


How to Apply:

All candidates are encouraged to Email their applications to


Application and CVs should be ONE PDF document and a maximum of 5 pages.

Include in your application letter:

  • Mention in the subject line the position you are applying for.
  • Include your gross salary request.
  • Contact details (email and telephone) of 3 professional reference persons.
  • Do not include copies of any certificates.


NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Please note that CRESS AFRICA Foundation does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process.


Deadline: 17th February 2024


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