Administrative Officer Job at CARE International in Uganda (CARE)

Reports to: Country Office
Administration Manager
Duty Station: Gulu Sub
Office, Uganda
About Care Uganda:
CARE International in Uganda (CARE) works with others to make a
sustainable improvement in the lives of the very poor. Our program
implementation is focused on supporting communities in fulfilment of their
economic rights and achievement of sustainable livelihoods, conflict resolution
and peace building, natural resource management and good governance. Our
operations are guided by our core values of excellence, accountability,
respect, integrity and transparency.
Job Summary: The
Administration Officer’s key role will be to provide overall administrative
management at the Sub-Office based on CARE – Uganda Operations manual.
Key Duties &
Responsibilities:
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    Charged with Procurement, Inventory and Asset
    management
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    Fleet management through ensuring that CARE
    transport requirements are met with due regard for safety, effectiveness and
    efficiency
  • ·        
    Support the human resource management function
    in the sub office through Staff orientation, interpretation of HR policies,
    leave management, personnel records management among others
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    Supervise and provide support to the program
    support assistants and all drivers in Gulu
  • ·        
    The assistant will be in charge of Office
    security
  • ·        
    Provision of ICT Support and ensure sub office
    communication systems operating effectively, e.g. server, e-mail, and phones general
    administrative services based on CARE-Uganda
  • ·        
    Operations manual and Project finance support as
    and when requested by the Sub Office Coordinator
  • ·        
    The holder will also be expected to use
    initiative in problem solving and help out in project activities when requested
    to do so.

 Qualifications, Skills &
Experience:
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    A minimum of  a Bachelors degree in
    Business Administration, Accounting or other related field Additional
    professional qualifications like ICSA/ACCA/Procurement, Fleet Management and
    Logistics will be an added advantage
  • ·        
    Prior international NGO experience of 3 years
    and above
  • ·        
    Proven experience in management of a complex
    administrative section requiring quick problem definition and development of
    solutions
  • ·        
    Excellent communication skills both oral and
    written (i.e. writing letters and memos)
  • ·        
    Good computer skills and a certification in this
    area will be an added advantage
  • ·        
    Good planning, time management and
    prioritisation skills
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    High level of integrity at work and good people
    management skills
  • ·        
    Flexibility at work and willingness to learn at
    all times
  • ·        
    A generalist approach to issues at work as the
    position will support roles in finance and program

How to Apply:
All interested candidates should submit their typed applications
together with detailed (CV), your professional and academic papers Online by
accessing www.infomania.co.ug 
or (Contact 0757692502 for detail on how to access the Infomania Website). You
can also send in hand delivered application to our offices on Mackinnon road,
Nakasero, Kampala. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted. Applicants who do not receive any response within three weeks of the
closing date should consider their application unsuccessful. Please mark your
envelopes.
For more job details, Please visit this web link to assess your
suitability http://careuganda.org/career/2013/04/administrative-officer
Deadline: 6th
May, 2013, 17:00 Hrs
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