Executive Assistant NGO Job Careers – ActionAid International

Organisation: ActionAid
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Country
About US:
ActionAid is an
International Development Agency in over 50 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin
America and the Caribbean. ActionAid’s mission is to work with the poor and the
excluded people in the world to eradicate poverty by overcoming the injustices
and the inequity that cause it.
Job Summary: The Executive
Assistant will provide executive assistance support to the Country Director as
well as CMT and coordinate support the management of Board affairs in line with
ActionAid’s Governance Manual, policies and procedures
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
The incumbent will provide secretarial support to
CMT, the Board and General Assembly in line with AAU policies and procedures
In charge of developing, implementation, monitoring
and accounting of Plans and Budgets tor the CD and internal governance organs
Offer cordial executive assistance support to the
Country Director and AAU Board Chair
Provide legal support to AAU on all matters
impacting its operations
Carry out basic research and report on areas of
interests to AAU as required by the Country Director or the Governing Body.
Coordinate efforts to enhance AAU compliance to
Affiliate Agreements and Governance Framework
Actively monitor the fulfillment of AAIU legal
requirements by working in liaison with organizational lawyers
Coordinate the Country Director’s and Board’s
networking with coalition partners, donors, media and other stakeholders Person
Perform any other duties as assigned by the Country
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor’s degree
in Law from a recognized Institution and a PGD in Legal Practice
Possession of relevant professional qualification
like ICSA would be an added advantage.
At least three years’ experience working in a busy
agency or similar non- governmental organization as ActionAid.
Excellent communication skills
Corporate governance and legal practice
Good report writing and research skills
Good skills in policy drafting and implementation
Excellent networking and public relations skills
How to Apply:
All candidates
are encouraged to either send their applications via E-mail or hand deliver to
Vacancies.Uganda@actionaid.org or addressed to: The Director Human
Resource/Organizational Effectiveness, ActionAid International Uganda, Plot
Number 2514/2515 Ggaba Road, Opposite Kampala International University P.O. Box
676 Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: Monday 14th December 2015 by
5:00 Pm

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