Job Title:        Office Attendant

Organization: Ministry Of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF)

Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda

Reports to: National Project Coordinator

Job Summary: 

MAAIF Jobs: The Office Attendant will provide support to technical staff in day to day office management at Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industries and Fisheries (MAAIF).

About US:

Uganda Vision 2040 has the primary aim of seeing Uganda become a middle income country by 2040. To bring about this Vision the Government of Uganda (GoU) has development a number of supporting plans, policies and strategies, but all fall within the National Development Plan II (NDP2). The NDP2 mentions a number of strategic agricultural commodity options which it believes, if supported and grown, can help move Uganda towards its Vision 2040. One of the commodity sectors mentioned is the livestock sector, and in particular Uganda’s ability to produce some of the best beef in Africa. However, for this to be achieved a number of sector challenges need to be addressed including; outdated and non-enforced policies, poor production, productivity and quality assurance practices, and marketing and processing facilities which do not meet current international standards.

About EU Project:

The European Union (EU) identified the opportunity of the beef sector within its National Indicative Plan n(NIP) for Uganda and agreed to fund a 5 year project, implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industries and Fisheries (MAAIF), to support the development of the beef sector such that it could realize its full potential. The project is called “Developing a Market-Orientated and Environmentally Sustainable Beef Meat Industry in Uganda”.

The main objective of the project is to use a holistic value chain approach in the targeted geographical areas, to leverage an increase in the overall performance (in terms of production volume, quality, value addition, increased employment and environmental sustainability) of the Ugandan meat value-chain.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Cleaning of offices, carrying mail and other correspondences;
  • Receiving and delivering documents or items, including correspondence, memorandum, publications, records, files, packages, and other similar materials within office
  • Operating duplicating, photocopying machines and paper cutter;
  • Preparing and serving tea and going on errands;
  • Ensuring that offices are properly locked at the end of the day; and
  • Performing any other duties as assigned by the supervisor from time to time

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience: 

  • The applicant should be a Ugandan in possession of an Ordinary Level Certificate of Education (UCE), with a credit in English.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications accompanied by a detailed CV, copies of both academic and professional certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three reputable referees, contact details (e-mail, telephone) should be addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, P.O. Box 102, Entebbe, and delivered to the Security Registry of the Ministry,

Deadline: 18th February 2019 by 5.00pm


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