Admin Jobs – Executive Assistant – John Snow, Inc (JSI)

Job Title:      Executive
Assistant
Organization: John
Snow, Inc (JSI)
Funding Source: United
States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Chief of
Party 
About US:
John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is a
leader in improving the health of individuals and communities by providing
high-quality technical and managerial assistance to public health programs
worldwide. JSI has implemented projects in 100 countries, and currently
operates from eight U.S. and 81 international offices for the past 30 years.
The JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. ID a leading public health
research and consulting organization.
About USAID RHITES-N Project:
RHITES-N, Lango will contribute
to improving key population- based national health indicators; build the
capacity of the Ugandan government to carry out a sustainable and locally-
driven response to the HIV epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria,
nutrition, MNCH+A, and WASH outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders
to design and implement health system strengthening strategies to scale up
high-impact, evidence-based interventions at the national, sub-regional,
district, and community levels. Interventions will include VMMC, virtual
elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and
condom education and distribution. JSI will focus where the greatest impact can
be realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence
locations.
Job Summary: The
Executive Assistant will provide administration services to the Chief of Party
and Deputy Chief of Party including travel bookings, organizing meetings,
ordering stationery, preparing presentations, typing and formatting documents.
The Executive Assistant works directly with and reports to the Ch ief of Party.
S/he will collaborate closely with other technical and finance staff to ensure
smooth operations of the office of the Chief of Party.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Alerts
    Chief of Party / Deputy COP of important deadlines for reports and related
    documents required by USAID and JSI;
  • Administer
    the official correspondence for Chief of Party / Deputy COP;
  • Draft
    replies to correspondence when required;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant for the USAID RHITES-N Project Executive Assistant t job
    placement should hold a University Degree in Business Administration,
    Office Management, Social Science, Economics or related field.
  • At
    least five years of administrative experience.
  • Previous
    experience in Executive level administration
  • Effective
    workload management and delivery on commitments.
  • Demonstrated
    competence to assess priorities and manage a variety of activities in a
    time-sensitive environment and meet deadlines with attention to detail and
    quality.
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their updated cover letters and updated CVs to ug-rhites-n@ug.jsi.com
Deadline: 30th April 2018
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