Administrative Secretary Job Vacancy at SOS Children’s Villages

Location: Uganda
SOS Children’s Villages Uganda is an indigenous non government organisation affiliated to SOS Children’s Villages International, a worldwide child care organisation that provides children at risk of losing parental care with a permanent home and educational opportunities. We run two major programmes i.e Family Based Care based at SOS Children’s Villages and Family Strengthening Programmes supporting families in local communities. SOS has been working in Uganda since 1991, and runs Children’s Villages and other projects at Kakiri, Entebbe (Abaita Ababiri), Gulu and Fort Portal – Kabarole district. SOS subscribes to a child protection policy.
We invite applications for the following vacancies at the Newly established SOS Herman Gmeiner Primary School Gulu
Administrative Secretary (Hermann Gmeiner Primary School Gulu).
We seek to recruit a socially stable & dynamic gentle man/lady to provide administrative support to the school and manage the front office, ensuring high standards of efficiency and organization. He/she will take charge of typing school exams, tests and pupil’s homework. Prepare minutes of meetings and coordinate all school activities & administrative functions. This position will be under the supervision of the head teacher.
Minimum Requirements:
·         The ideal candidate should be aged between 26 – 35 years with a diploma/ university degree in secretarial studies, Public administration, Social Work & Social administration or an equivalent.
·         Good communications skills and relevant experience of at least 2-4 years in office practice and school administration are essential.
·         Excellent skills in usage of Risography or Rexrotary printer machine with good practical skills in computer.
·         Knowledge of basic accounts will be of an added advantage.
·         The ideal candidate should be able to meet deadlines and work under minimal supervision.
How to Apply
Application letters enclosing a detailed Curriculum Vita, current salary information, copies of academic transcripts and certificates, a passport size photograph, telephone contact and details of at least 3 references should be addressed to:
The Human Resource Coordinator,
SOS Children’s Villages Uganda,
P.O Box 27510,
Kampala OR
Physically drop off your application at the gate, SOS National Office Entebbe, Abaita Ababiri – 25 Kms, Entebbe road. Closing date for receiving applications is Friday 10th August 2012.
Only Short listed applicants will be contacted.
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