Office Assistant – GiveDirectly Uganda

Location: Kampala

Qualification Level: High school

Description

Support the Office Administrator to maintain a clean, hygienic, organized and positive office environment.

Reports to: Office Administrator

Opening Date:   29th August 2016,

Start Date: As Soon As Possible.

About us: 

GiveDirectly is a Non-Governmental Organization that provides Unconditional cash transfers to poor households in Uganda.

Overview: The Office Assistant (O/Asst.) will be responsible for office administration in GiveDirectly’s Kampala office.

  • Specifically the O/Asst. will support the Office Administrator to maintain a clean, hygienic, organized and positive office environment.
  • He or She will provide administrative and clerical support to others in the office.
  • The O/Asst. will maintain the highest standards of professionalism; helpfulness, integrity and honesty.

Skills and Behaviour

  • Empathy, honesty, and the highest standards of integrity.
  • Strong interest in advancing the distinctive values and mission of GiveDirectly.
  • Time management and multitasking.
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills especially English.
  • Proactive attitude, identifying and finding ways to solve problems without guidance.
  • Cross-cultural experience, understanding, and sensitivity.

Responsibilities:

  • Clean all floors daily by sweeping and mopping and empty office dustbins.
  • Keep bathrooms/toilets clean throughout the day.
  • Dust office furniture at least weekly, taking care not to disorganize equipment &documents.
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors at least monthly on a rotational basis.
  • Store all cleaning equipment and products neatly in the designated cupboards. Identify and report possible repairs.
  • Conduct a weekly stock check to ensure adequate stocks of cleaning and hygiene supplies.
  • Prepare budgets for office supplies as well provide accountability for the same and necessary reports to the Office Administrator.
  • Fulfill Office messenger services e.g delivering and picking up office items or documents and printing, photocopying, scanning official documents and conduct data entry as and when required.
  • Undertake any other duties within the overall functions of the job or as may be assigned by your Manager.

Essential Requirements:

A’Level certificate.

Ability to use computers, primarily Microsoft Office.

At least 6 months cleaning experience  in a busy work environment Terms of Employment Three (3) months’ probation followed by the possibility of a six month to one-year contract.

Terms of Employment

Three (3) months’ probation followed by the possibility of a six month to one-year contract.

To Apply:

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Deadline: 12th September 2016