Human Resource & Administration Assistant NGO Career Jobs – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Organisation: Danish Refugee
Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
About DRC:
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent,
humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more
than 36 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees
and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote
durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of
humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN
Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in
Disaster Relief.
Job Summary: The Human
Resource & Administration Assistant will facilitate the efficient and
effective HR/administrative operation of DRC operational office. The incumbent will
ensure compliance with all DRC Operations Handbook Manual (OHB) alongside donor
policies, procedures, guidelines and rules. The jobholder will seek and receive
policy guidance/ instructions and support from Project Manager, Finance and
Admin Coordinator on their respective areas of responsibilities.
Key Duties and
  • Support in all the administrative and
    clerical duties as pertain to the office and respond to inquiries.
  • Ensures cleanliness and decorum of the
    office premises and surrounding.
  • Regularly monitor and control the
    utilization of office consumables and stationery
  • Render support in maintaining and updating
    the Inventory / Asset list of the organization
  • The HR/Admin Assistant ensures that all
    Rhino Camp staff personnel files are updated by sharing relevant documents
    with the HR/Admin Assistant in Arua
  • Responsible for ensuring that all Rhino
    camp have medical insurance and DRC IDs in close collaboration with the
    Administration and Finance coordinator.
  • Ensures office equipment and premises are
    in a usable condition
  • Ensures orientation for all new Rhino Camp
  • Responsible for disseminating Monday
    morning meeting minutes to the coordination office in Arua
  • Assist the Finance and Admin coordinator
    in HR aspects including payroll updates, leave tracking, travel and
    orientation planning at field level.
  • Support project manager in ensuring staff
    are familiar with DRC complaints mechanism.
  • Support in the Management, Supervision and
    capacity building for staffs
  • Ensure that staff upholds the DRC’s Code
    of Conduct.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Human Resource
& Administration Assistant job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
a relevant field with three years relevant experience with an International NGO.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan candidates should send
their applications including;
  • A cover letter (1 page) in which you
    explain why you are interested in the position and how you meet the
    qualities and qualifications criteria and salary expectations.
  • Concise and accurate CV (maximum 3 pages).
    The CV should include information about your qualification, relevant
    training courses, Work experience, name and contact details of 3 relevant
Please send your cover letter, updated CV and academic certificates by
email to
with the subject line as “HR&ADMIN Assistant – Rhino Camp.”
Deadline: 3rd January
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