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Job Title:     Administration Officer
Organization: Mercy Corps
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
Mercy Corps is an international non-profit organization which implements high-quality, analytical development programmes in very difficult places. Mercy Corps has been operating in Uganda since 2006. It has and continues to implement programs in Acholi and Karamoja sub regions. Mercy Corps is taking a community-led, market driven approach to address poverty and food insecurity needs through interventions that get to the root causes and contributing factors of economic vulnerability. Donors include the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), DFID, Mastercard Foundation, WALMART Foundation, Coca Cola Africa Foundation, US Depart of State (DOS) /PEPFAR, ECHO and Nike Foundation.

Job Summary: The Administration Officer will support all office administration in Amudat Office. The Administration Officer will be responsible for the smooth running of all administration functions in support of the Apolou Program.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Actively facilitate the smooth flowing of routine, administrative work of the Mercy Corps office and program support operations;
  • Enforce adherence to Mercy Corps administrative, HR and logistics procedures and staff policies by support staff;
  • Handling and supporting with all field recruitment hire in Amudat
  • Managing the filing process of all HR information. Personnel Records Keeping.
  • Handling Staff orientation at the field and ensuring all new hires have the necessary workspace.
  • Responsible for the smooth running of the following office functions: receiving visitors and ensuring they are going to the right offices
  • Responsible for all travel and accommodation arrangements for Mercy Corps guests and staff in Amudat
  • Ensuring all photocopiers, printers, scanners, mail services, telephones etc are running within the office and any calls for repairs or maintenances needed are properly reported to the right department focal persons.
  • Oversees cleaners, gardeners that will maintain office premises are cleaned and general cleanliness is maintained.
  • Oversee the smooth flow of routine, administrative work in Amudat office is in compliance with mercy corps field administration manual and national staff policy handbook.
  • Responsible for maintaining an accurate inventory of office supplies to include stationery, consumables and cartridges/tonner.
  • Conduct him/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to mercy corps and not to jeopardize its humanitarian mission.
  • Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by Mercy Corps Country Program.
  • Proactively ensure that team members operate in a secure environment and are aware of policies.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Mercy Corps Administration Officer job placement should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/ Public, Social Work, Education, or other related field.
  • Three years’ experience with office administration; computer skills are required, must be an independent thinker and have strong organizational skills;
  • Demonstrated excellence in administration, particularly in a multi-cultural environment, including staff training, motivation, and discipline
  • Excellent writing and communications skills.
  • Keen attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members.
  • Good negotiation, representation skills and the ability to work comfortably with an ethnically diverse staff.
  • Strong ability to innovatively solve problems.
  • Ability to communicate in English
  • The successful candidate will be capable of multi-tasking, rapid decision-making, have initiative, drive and a lot of energy, as well as high emotional intelligence, constructive mentoring skills and proven experience with capacity building.
  • S/he will be committed to long-term program sustainability and the delivery of high-impact activities at the community level.
  • Successful Mercy Corps team members have a strong commitment to teamwork and accountability, thrive in evolving and challenging environments, and make effective written and verbal communication a priority.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their E-mail applications including a cover letter clearly stating the salary requirements, updated CV (with three professional referees), and copies of academic qualifications/certificates addressed to the Senior HR and Legal Manager, Mercy Corps Uganda to: ug-mcjobs@mercycorps.org

Deadline:  15th March 2018

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