Jobs in Uganda - Office Assistant Job at Education Development Center (EDC)

Office Assistant Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 02 April 2021

Hiring Organization: Education Development Center (EDC)

JOB DETAILS:
Education Development Center (EDC) is a global nonprofit that advances lasting solutions to improve education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity, with a focus on vulnerable and under-served populations. United States Agency for International Development (USADI) has selected EDC to implement the USAID integrated Child and Youth Development (ICYD) Activity. A 5 year activity with a goal for Ugandan children and youth especially the most vulnerable, to receive the support and services necessary to lead resilient, healthy, and productive lives. The ICVD Activity is expected to achieve the following:
• Children and youth have improved learning outcomes;
• Children and youth are safe and healthy in their community and learning environments; and
• Youth practice positive behaviors and are able to make informed decisions about their lives and relationships.

Working in partnership with Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) and Ministry of Gender. Labor and Social Development (MBLSDL district and zonal officials, and other Ugandan government and civil society partners, ICYD will comprise a series of activities to: support improved basic education for Ugandan children; address school-related and gender—based violence; facilitate enhanced child protection and support for vulnerable youth: provide support to HIV—affected orphans and vulnerable children (DVC) and their caregivers/families: and support HIV care and treatment outcomes in close collaboration with clinical and community structures. ICYD will also contribute to improved systems within the MQES and MGLSD to promote Early Grade Reading (EGR) and child protection.
EDC is currently hiring the following position for the USAID ICYD Activity:
Office Assistant .

The Office Assistant will be responsible for keeping the office environment clean, healthy and safe and performing other office duties, as assigned. This position reports to the Logistics Manager at Kampala office, Senior Zone Manager in Hoima and Mbarara zonal offices. This is a full-time position based in each of three Zonal Offices (Hoima. Mbarara, Kampala).


Required qualifications, skills and experience:
• Minimum Uganda Certificate of Education(UCE) or equivalent preferred;
• Six (6 +)month's experience in a similar role
• Ability to proficiently read. speak and write English;
• Willingness to help with basic office tasks, as needed;
• Reliable and punctual worker who is capable of performing routine and adaptive tasks without supervision.
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team


Job Responsibilities: Not Specified

Application procedure

To apply, applicants are encouraged to visit the Careers Page at: https://go.edc.org/EDCUgandaJobs  Applications submitted without a resume or CV will not be reviewed.
Due to the volume of applications submitted, only finalists will be notified. No phone calls, please.

EDC is on Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to enhancing the diversity of its workforce and ensuring an equitable and highly inclusive work environment. EDC is a smoke-free workplace, and offers a supportive work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits.
Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
This announcement is made possible by the support of the American People through the United States Agency for international Development (USAID). The contents of this notice are the sole responsibility of Education Development Center (EDC) and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government.

Date Posted: 2021-03-21

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