3 A’ level Office Assistant NGO Jobs – International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC)

Organisation: International
Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC)
Project Name: Resilient
Efficient Agribusiness Chains (REACH) project
Funding Source: Embassy of
the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Reports to: Grants and
Administration Manager / Regional Coordinator
Duty Station: Kampala, Mbale
or Kabale, Uganda
About IFDC:
The International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) is a public
international organization (PIO) governed by an international board of
directors with representation from developed and developing nations. The
non-profit center focuses on increasing and sustaining food and agricultural
productivity in developing countries through the development and transfer of
effective and environmentally sound crop nutrient technology and agribusiness
About REACH Project:
The International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) has submitted a
proposal for the REACH (Resilient Efficient Agribusiness Chains) project to the
Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Kampala, Uganda. The project will
improve market engagement for 40,000 market oriented farmers, strengthen
household resilience and increase availability of agricultural support services
for farmers and businesses in the rice and potato value chains in consideration
of their strategic importance to the Government of Uganda and EKN.
Job Summary: The Office
Assistants will be responsible for maintaining an efficient office environment
and provide administrative, secretarial and clerical support to others in the
office as required.
Key Duties and
  • The Office Assistant will keep office area
    clean and tidy
  • Cordially welcome public and clients and
    direct them to the correct staff member
  • Answer phones and transfer to the
    appropriate staff member, take and distribute messages
  • Receive, sort and distribute incoming mail
    and prepare outgoing mail for distribution
  • Faxing, scanning and copying of documents
  • Maintain office filing and storage systems
  • Offer support in event planning and
  • Monitor and maintain office supplies
  • Perform work related errands as requested
    such as going to the post office and bank
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the International
    Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) Office Assistant job placement should
    hold an A’ level certificate or Diploma or a College certificate in Office
    Administration will be an added an advantage
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in
    similar position with an international organization
  • Competent computer skills including MS
    Office Suite.
  • Internet skills including use of e-mails,
    group messaging and information gathering
  • Basic numerical and literacy skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Problem solving ability
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision;
    attention to detail
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join
International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) should Apply Online by
clicking on the link below. Follow the instructions on how to create resume and
Deadline: 3rd October,
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