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Job Title: Administrative Assistant  (DRC Uganda Jobs)

Job at: Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Summary:

DRC Uganda Jobs: The Administrative Assistant will give day to day administrative support and work in close collaboration with other HR/Administrative Assistants in Westnile offices focusing on reception, practical arrangements and accommodation in Westnile.

About US:

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • The jobholder manages assistance to all travelers by ensuring timely accommodation bookings in line with the DRC travel policy.
  • The Administrative assistant controls the central mailing system for Arua Office.
  • The Administrative Assistant is responsible for processing payments to service providers under their docket to be reviewed by the Head of Support for accuracy. These payments will relate to travel and accommodation, utilities (cooking gas, running water, electricity, Garbage and Stan kit).
  • The Administrative Assistant will from time to time be required to take responsibility in office management by ensuring the office environment is clean and conducive.
  • Manages assistance for all guests including staff and all the other stake holders.
  • Manages the central mailing book for West Nile office ensuring that all incoming and outgoing mail is correctly recorded.
  • Maintains an updated contact list as shared by the IT Officer.
  • Organizing and scheduling appointments.
  • Receiving phone calls at the office.
  • Ensures that there is always tea, coffee and drinking water available at the office.
  • Compiles minutes from the Monday morning meetings from all Westnile locations and disseminates a finalized copy by Thursday of every week after the review of the Head of Support, It is the responsibility of the Admin Assistant to follow up with various field sites to ensure that the minutes will be received timely.
  • From time to time give assistance with logistical support to the organization of in-house trainings and meetings ensuring the venue is in order, stationary available, clean/suitable food and refreshments are provided if need be.
  • Manages filing of office administrative documents.
  • Displays necessary notices and memos on the office Notice board as requested.
  • The responsibilities mentioned above are not exhaustive and you may be required to perform extra tasks depending on operational needs.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Administrative Assistant job placement must hold relevant qualifications, skills and experience to perform the aforementioned tasks

How to Apply

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications including;

  • A cover letter (1 page) in which you explain why you are interested in the position and how you meet the qualities and qualifications criteria
  • Concise and accurate CV (maximum 3 pages). The CV should include information about your qualification, relevant training courses, Work experience, name and contact details of 3 relevant references.

All applications should be sent to administrator@drcuganda.org clearly indicating position title in the subject line. Deadline: 18th July 2017

DRC Uganda Jobs –  Administrative Assistant


Part Time Jobs In Uganda 2017 – 6 No Experience Fresh Graduate Community Mentors

Part Time Jobs In Uganda 2017

Position: 6 Community Mentors (Part Time Jobs In Uganda 2017)

Duration: 6 months

Duty station: Hoima district

About us:

Part Time Jobs In Uganda 2017: Makerere University, School of Women and Gender Studies, Kampala in partnership with Oxford University, United Kingdom are implementing a participatory action research oriented project on “Poverty, Policy and Dignity: Shame Proofing Delivery of Group Guaranteed Loan Scheme (GGLS) in Uganda.

The research project which focuses on Community Banking Group Guaranteed Loan scheme (GGLS) offered as a pro-poor loan product, seeks to assess whether programs that are ‘shame proofed’, that is expressly designed to promote dignity and be as stigma free as possible, are more effective in attaining their anti – poverty objectives than those that are not.

The research project includes an intervention designed to create conditions and spaces that would promote dignity in the operation of the scheme and instill a sense of ownership of the scheme in a dignified manner – for the intervention group.
Makerere University, School of Women and Gender Studies, Kampala is recruiting a team of six (6) dynamic community mentors.

The mentors are expected to:
•       Facilitate mentoring and guidance to members of groups to avoid points of shame   related to repayment of loans
•       Facilitate group learning and support around the principles of dignity and inclusive growth
•       Train Community Enterprise Committee leaders in dignity enhancing processes and group management
•       Facilitate access to financial advice and support to individual members and groups in accordance with their identified needs


  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University in the field of Commerce, Business administration and micro-finance.
  • Direct experience of community-based project working will be an added advantage

Key competencies
•       A strong grounding in business theory and principles
•       Knowledge of financial literacy initiatives and their application
•       Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
•       Fluent written and spoken English and Runyoro  and Lusoga
•       Ability to stay in the community for a given period of time
•       Proven experience of effective team working
•       Knowledge of how Group Guaranteed Loan schemes work in microfinance institutions

How to apply
Applications should be delivered to the following address

Attention to
Prof Grace Bantebya Kyomuhendo
School of Women and Gender Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Makerere University,
P.O Box 7062, Kampala Uganda

Or emailed to: grace.bantebya@gmail.com, floramuha@yahoo.com, deangender@chuss.mak.ac.ug

Deadline: Not later than 15th  March  2017

Part Time Jobs In Uganda 2017 – 6 No Experience Fresh Graduate Community Mentors