Job Title:            Support Officer

Organisation: War Child Holland (WCH)

Duty Station: West nile, Uganda

Salary: UGX 1.541,054 – UGX 2,391,453

Reports to: Senior Finance Coordinator

About US:

War Child Uganda Jobs 2019: WCH is an International non-profit organization that has been working in Uganda since 2004, mainly in the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) affected areas. As the situation in Uganda has stabilized, WCH has closed its programs related to the LRA conflict and started a refugee response program in early 2016 in the West Nile region, offering psychosocial support to children, young people and families in the refugee and host communities. In addition to psychosocial support, the country office is in the process of establishing education projects with partners.

Objectives of the job

  1. Responsible for petty cash management
  2. Provide support in general administration and logistics tasks
  3. Asset and store management
  4. Managing the reception

Responsible for petty cash management
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for making petty cash payments as per authorized requests.
  • Responsible for entering all petty cash transaction using WCH bookkeeping.
  • Assist in bank withdrawals and money exchanges and other financial issues as requested by the line manager.
  • Receive daily cash advances and account for balances weekly.
  • Responsible for compiling payments for field facilitators.
  • Make payments of salary, benefits and overtime for temporary staff.
  • Provide support in general administration and logistics tasks
  • Responsible for planning and scheduling daily office travel plans, recording of these in the movement plan and movement chart, and report security issues related to the planned movements.
  • Responsible for planning transport, booking of hotels and flights for staff/visitors.
  • Ensures staff/visitors receive all the necessary travel information such as welcome notes, health alerts etc before the travel dates.
  • Ensure staff /visitors receive MiFi’s/phones in case needed.

Asset and store management

  • Receive and issue all office assets and store supplies.
  • Responsible for the management of the office store.
  • Maintain the store accounting as per the asset and store management manual.
  • Prepare the monthly store stock taking sheets and submit to the Logistics Officer.
  • Responsible for office stationary stocks and record keeping.

Managing the reception

  • In-charge of the office telephone line and ensuring all telephones are responded to or transferred to the right persons.
  • Welcome and direct all visitors to respective offices and ensure all letters/parcels and cargo are received and delivered to the right people.
  • Ensure the reception area is always clean and welcoming.
  • Plan and coordinate the use of the conference/meeting room;
  • Support the team in recording minutes during the meeting, scanning, printing, and binding works.
  • Support in organizing workshops and training.
  • Support in archiving of project documents as requested.
  • Perform any other duties assigned in fulfilment of the tasks.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the War Child Holland (WCH) Kampala Support Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Office & Secretarial management or any related field.
  • Ability to speak and write good English.
  • Knowledge in making travel plans is required.
  • Good computer skills; proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Logical thinking skills, multitasking and a practical, hands-on mentality
  • Result focused and persistent to reach goals
  • Basic IT knowledge is preferred.
  • Planning and organization skills, efficient and conscious of time
  • Ability to work with a high degree of professionalism
  • Good communication and customer care service skills.
  • Able to work independently and accurately.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are invited to apply by uploading an English CV consisting of maximum two pages, and answer our questionnaire (please note that a cover letter is not requested) through the following hyperlink:

Click Here

Deadline: 17th March 2019


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21 thoughts on “War Child Uganda Jobs 2019 – No Experience Support Officer”
      1. Hello….. I applied for the support stuff West Nile, but I have never heard from you, does that mean I don’t qualify or I should still hold on??
        Atleast update me via my email address

  1. About this latest Job “Kampala Support officer” war child holland, the link your providing is leading us to ” Page not found” And we cant access the web for us to apply ,may u pliz check on that before the deadline

  2. I have failed to connect to the questionnaire for the post of Kampala support officer. whenever I click on (click here) am redirected to other vacancies, what could the problem be?

  3. I sat for my UACE in 2017, and am looking for a means of raising money to cover my tuition at the university. As it is, I haven’t met the ideal requirement for this jobs but am requesting if there’s anything I can settle for.

    Am set in basic IT knowledge, can do word, excel and PowerPoint well. And Conversant with the English language.

  4. I am willing to cooperate and work with you in generosity you won’t regret I am an ECD teacher too persuing a bachelor’s degree in ECD

  5. hello. I don’t have a bachelor but am from West nice. .can speak English and the local language. can I also get a chance the job.

    1. Hello Phiona,

      Our job is to simply advertise. We do not give jobs. You have to apply directly to the employers using the application details we give in the stipulated time.

      Admin, Fresher Jobs Uganda.

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