Jobs in Uganda - Program Administrative Assistant Job at International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Program Administrative Assistant Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 30 May 2021

Hiring Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Job Details:

Job Description
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is an international non-governmental organization founded in 1933. IRC works in 28 countries providing relief, protection, and resettlement assistance to refugees and displaced populations. IRC was registered in Uganda in mid-1998 and implements rehabilitation activities in the sectors of Child and Youth Protection and Development, Economic Recovery and Development, Health and Women Protection and Empowerment. IRC Uganda has a head office in Kampala, field offices in Kitgum, Moroto, Yumbe, Imvepi, and Kyaka II,

Job Overview:
• Under the supervision of the M&E officer, the Program Administrative Assistant will act as the focal point for all Programs staff under the APEAL Project ie WPE & PRoL department providing administrative support and handling their queries.
• He/She will handle office stock, preparing regular purchase requests, payment requests and reports, preparing periodic procurement plans, organizing and maintaining program records.
• He/She should have knowledge and understanding of handling of office equipment and tools.


Duties and responsibilities
• Draft and follow up on office purchase and payment requests for the Programs team ie manage program/office supplies through receiving and making release orders
• Support the Managers within WPE and Protection sectors to review PR tracking sheets shared by supply chain on weekly basis.
• Participate in the development of quarterly procurement plan for WPE & PRoL departments.
• Act as a liaison between Program, Supply Chain, Finance, HR and Program departments
• Organize a filing system for all program documentations while adhering to IRC confidentiality policies.
• Maintain program calendar and schedule appointments
• Book and/or schedule meetings and training venues for Program activities as and when need arises.
• Liaise with Managers in the Programs department to schedule in-house and external events.
• Work with the Managers in Program department to ensure staff submit their timesheets to HR in time.
• Support Program Managers in partnership with the HR Personnel to handle program staff leave database in accordance with IRC regulations.
• Ensure relevant information concerning staff is shared with HR/Admin Personnel on a regular basis where need be.
• Communicate any staff welfare concerns to the HR/Admin Officer when needed on a regular basis.
• Perform any other duties assigned by Supervisor

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Social Administration, Social sciences or any other related field of study.
• 2 years of relevant professional experience in program administration
• Previous working experience with an international NGO in a cross-cultural setting, preferably with programs sector is an added advantage.
• Works well and collaboratively with team members and people of different cultures, gender and backgrounds to achieve results.
• Multi-tasker, flexible and prepared to work additional hours when needed
• Ability to work independently with minimal direction
• Ability to work well under pressure in changing environments, yet remain productive and focused;
• Good computer knowledge and skills including Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, Outlook, and Power Point.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Application procedure

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Date Posted: 2021-05-18

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