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Job Title:   Directors Assistant
Organisation: Irise International
Duty Station:  Jinja,
About US:
International is a hybrid organisation working to develop and implement a
sustainable solution to Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM). Our charity arm
develops resources and delivers training on menstrual health and hygiene,
reproductive health and gender roles. Our social enterprise manufactures and
sells affordable sanitary products through establishing local supply. We work
closely with multiple partners to integrate menstrual hygiene into existing
work and achieve long term change.
Job Summary: The Directors Assistant will work under the
supervision of the Director and sometimes the Head of Operations to support a
wide range of activities. Their time will be roughly split between supporting
the organisation’s Fundraising and Communications and the Monitoring and
Evaluation work in Uganda but will also include other tasks as directed by
their supervisor including administrative work like writing newsletters and
attending relevant meetings and events.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Work under the supervision of the Director to
    develop a Monitoring and Evaluation Plan using the organisation’s existing
    log frame. This will involve integrating monitoring and evaluation into
    everyday project activities through developing simple tools and a data
    collection system, training the team and supervising implementation.
  • Write Irise’s quarterly newsletter and other
    communication materials as required.
  • Work in liaison with the Director to identify
    funding opportunities and write grant applications.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate should be Graduate with a
    year’s professional working experience
  • Ability to demonstrate the ability to
    effectively work independently
  • Prior experience living and/or working in
    East Africa
  • This is an ideal role for a young
    professional with some experience of international development and an
    interest in gaining a wide range of experience of the different activities
    of a small social enterprise and charity.
  • The individuals should have leadership
    potential able to take initiative and work independently will be well
    suited to this role.
  • Prior experience of writing funding
    applications is desired
  • Previous experience in research or monitoring
    and evaluation is desired
  • Prior experience working for a small charity
    or social enterprise
Terms and Conditions:
  • Allowance of £200/month
  • Accommodation provided
How to Apply: 
suitably qualified applicants should send an updated CV and cover letter
explaining their idealness for this placement to with “Directors
Assistant” as the title of the email.
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