Job Title:             Front Desk Officer (Uganda Cancer Fund Jobs)

Organisation: Uganda Cancer Fund (UCF)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:

Uganda Cancer Fund (UCF) is a non-profit Non-Governmental Organization whose vision is a Uganda where everybody accesses high quality cancer information, care and support services. Our mission is to reduce the prevalence of cancer and cancer deaths through supporting mass cancer awareness campaigns, cancer screening, cancer care at facility and home, funding hospital cancer screening equipment, cancer drugs, and cancer research.

Job Summary: The Front Desk Officer will support the Uganda Cancer Fund in the operations by maintaining office systems.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Responsible for answering phones, directing calls, giving directions, responding to basic questions about the organization
  • Receive and direct visitors
  • Maintain a front desk visitor’s register
  • Maintains office services by organizing office operations and procedures; controlling correspondence; designing filing systems; reviewing and approving supply requisitions; assigning and monitoring clerical functions.
  • Provides historical reference by defining procedures for retention, protection, retrieval, transfer, and disposal of records.
  • Maintains office efficiency by planning and implementing office systems, layouts, and equipment procurement.
  • Maintaining our communication systems. Making sure that everybody has necessary functioning voicemail and email and that the outgoing messages are accurate.
  • Keeps management informed by reviewing and analyzing special reports; summarizing information; identifying trends.
  • Actively contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Cancer Fund (UCF) Front Desk Officer should hold a Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in business administration, office management, Secretarial studies, or a related field
  • Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in Microsoft office computer packages;
  • Understanding of data privacy standards;
  • Customer-service &public relations skills;
  • Excellent communication skills; both written and verbal;
  • Keen attention to detail;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Articulate, cordial, hospitable and pleasant personality
  • Good telephone etiquette

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a cover letter, updated CV, copies of your transcripts and two professional referees to The Executive Director, Uganda Cancer Fund to:

NB: Applications will be received on a rolling basis. The successful candidate should be ready to report for duty by 1st June, 2017.

Deadline: 29th May 2017

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