Admin Jobs – Council Secretary at National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO)

National Agricultural
Research Organisation (NARO)
Entebbe, Uganda
Reports to: Director Corporate
The National Agricultural
Research Organisation (NARO) is established by the National Agricultural
Research Act 2005 as a body corporate responsible for the coordination and
oversight of all aspects of agricultural research in Uganda.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Be
    in consultation with the Chairman and the Director General, draw the
    agenda and convene Council and Committee meetings.
  • Schedule,
    arrange, plan and attend all Council and Council Committee meetings for
    purpose of taking and keeping a record of proceedings.
  • Prepare
    for approval, implement and monitor Council and Committee work plans and
    budgets and manage the Council vote.
  • Prepare
    periodic Council status reports for review and adoption before circulation
  • Arrange
    and forward copies of business documents for Council and Committee
    meetings two weeks before the scheduled meeting dates.
    Communicate Council Policies and instructions to management for
  • Advise
    and guide members of Council on all laws and regulations governing Council
  • Ensure
    that Council members and management operate within an authorized framework
    approved by Council and law of Uganda.

Skills & Experience:
  • A
    good degree obtained from a recognized university.
  • Must
    be a member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.
  • Applicants
    must have at least five years’ experience as Board Secretary, Council or
    Committee Secretary/ Clerk in a busy and reputable organization
  • Proficiency
    and extensive knowledge  in Micro
    soft office packages namely, word, excel and power point and ability to
    promptly transcribe and produce quality resolutions, minutes and reports
    without assistance.
  • Excellent
    communication skills in both written and speech.
  • Must
    be Person of integrity, honesty and able preserve confidential
Age: 35-50 Years.

to Apply:

All interested candidates should send their hand-written applications together
with a detailed curriculum vitae (CV), day-time telephone numbers and names and
addresses of  at least 3 (three) referees
as well as copies of professional certificates and testimonials to: The
Director General, National Agricultural Research Organisation, P.O. Box 295,
Entebbe, Uganda.
4th July, 2013
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