Fresher Receptionist / Office Clerk Non-profit Jobs – African Initiatives for Relief and Development (AIRD)

Organisation: African
Initiatives for Relief and Development (AIRD)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance and
Admin Director (FAD)
About US:
African Initiatives for Relief and Development (AIRD) is a
non-governmental, non-political, non-religious and non-profit making
organization with the main aim of protecting and seeking durable solutions for
Refugees and IDPs in Africa in partnership with UNHCR the UN refugee agency.
Job Summary: The Receptionist
/ Office Clerk will provide support to the AIRD National Office by carrying out
a variety of administrative and clerical tasks. The receptionist will be the
first point of contact for the company and you will provide administrative
support across the organization. The incumbent will also handle the flow of
people through the organization and ensure that all receptionist
responsibilities are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and
in a timely manner.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:   
  • Serve visitors by greeting, welcoming,
    directing and announcing them appropriately
  • The jobholder will answer, screen and
    forward any incoming phone calls while providing basic information when
    needed
  • Receive and sort daily
    mail/deliveries/couriers
  • Maintain security by following procedures
    and controlling access via the reception desk
  • Perform other clerical receptionist duties
    such as filing, photocopying, collating, faxing, reconciling stock taking
    and procurement of office supplies etc
     
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate for the Receptionist /
    Office Clerk job opportunity should hold a Diploma in a relevant field
  • Prior working experience in a front office
    handling receptionist responsibilities
  • Computer literacy i.e. proficient with
    Microsoft Office Suite
  • Professional appearance
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
    skills
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive in
    dealing with issues that may arise
  • Ability to organize, multi-task,
    prioritize and work under pressure
  • Fluency in writing and speaking English
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an
application letter stating qualifications and experience, and their suitability
together with latest updated C.V via email to hr@airdinternational.org. Please kindly
label the email subject line as “Application for Receptionist post.”
Deadline: 12th May 2017

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