Jobs in Uganda - Receptionist /Administration Assistant Job at GIZ-RELAPU

Receptionist /Administration Assistant Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 18 April 2021

Hiring Organization: GIZ

Job Details:
Organization details
GIZ-RELAPU is a bilateral project of the Republic of Uganda and the Federal Republic of Germany funded by the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). RELAPU aims “to improve access to land as a key precondition for poverty and hunger reduction in rural areas for certain population groups, especially for women and marginalized groups, in Central and Eastern Uganda”. GIZ-RELAPU received co-funding by the European Union for the implementation of a project component on Improvement of Land Governance in Uganda on private Mailo in the districts of Mubende, Kassanda and Mityana in Central Uganda. GIZ is recruiting Receptionist/ Administration Assistant with a strong background in administration to support the implementation of its programme.


Responsibilities
• Liaising with customers in a service-oriented manner on behalf of the office by providing professional. phone services, personally welcoming visitors and maintaining a high standard in the reception area.
• ·Performing reception and secretariat services on a daily basis.
• Manages daily office operations.
• Managing the project office facilities.
• Supporting the organisation of events and meetings.
• Answers and accepts phone calls and messages and/or forwards them.
• Maintains a call back list of all incoming calls which cannot be taken by the relevant staff member.
• Registers, documents and organises incoming and outgoing correspondence (e-mails, packages and personally delivered messages).
• Ensures deputisation for other staff members.
• Ensures visitors are comfortable by offering newspapers, refreshments etc.
• Ensures creation and/or regular updating of a list of contacts and addresses (telephone, e-mail).
• Sorts and distributes incoming correspondence (e-mail, fax, other official documents).
• Makes photocopies and scans documents if and when required.
• Supports the preparation and organisation of events, meetings and activities in close collaboration with the staff members of the project (invitation letters, reservations, reimbursement of transport allowance and per diem, etc.).
• Compiles and organises information materials, taking into account corporate design regulations of EU and GIZ.
• Labels files according to GIZ/EU filing system.
• Fills lists and tables according to the specific instructions of the administrative expert.
• Assists in preparing inventory lists.
• Maintains record of service requests.
• Prepares invoices/ receipts ready for stamping and have them signed by the responsible people.
• Assists in the preparations for internal control and EU audits.
• Updates trainings, consultancy lists and databases as advised by the technical staff.
• Prepares advance and refund calculations for work related trips.
• Updates business cards to the contact list.
• Regularly updates the fuel consumption of all project vehicles.
• Checks the logbooks of all project vehicles.
• Maintains the project office stock.
• Assures facility management of the project office and initiates in accordance with management repairs, maintenance, etc.
• Prepares financial documents (vouchers, receipts, etc.) to be delivered to the finance manager.


Knowledge, Skills & Competences
• Working knowledge with EU policies and procedures are an advantage.
• Good working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office).
• Very good written and oral knowledge of English and Luganda languages.
• Politeness and helpfulness in dealing with visitors.
• Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management.


Qualifications
University Degree in secretarial studies, administration or any related field.
Details of experience
At least 3 years’ professional experience in a comparable position.

Application procedure

All interested and qualified persons are strongly encouraged to apply by email to hr@futureoptions.org.  Applications and CVs should be in one document and a maximum of 5 pages only. Please include name and contact of three references in the CVs. Please quote the position and reference number in the subject line. Applications should be received by 5.00pm on the 18th April 2021. Please note: This is a national position. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Application deadline: 2021-04-18

Date Posted: 2021-04-14

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