Front Desk Officer USAID Project Jobs – John Snow, Inc (JSI)

Job Title:      Front Desk
Organization: John
Snow, Inc (JSI)
Funding Source: United
States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Human
Resources & Administration Manager
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
Job Summary: The Front
Desk Officer will be responsible for the Front Desk/Reception Area, receive and
direct visitors around the office, and providing administrative support for the
RHITES-N, Lango project.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Be
    responsible for receiving, recording and distributing all
    incoming/outgoing mail.
  • Receive
    and direct visitors in an efficient and courteous manner.
  • Ensure
    that the reception area is clean and tidy.
  • Prepare
    and distribute regular updates of staff contact information (address, phone
    number, email address, etc.)

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant for the USAID RHITES-N Project Front Desk Officer job placement
    should hold a Bachelor’s degree or diploma from a recognized institution
    or equivalent
  • Five
    years’ experience in a Front Desk/Receptionist or similar position.
  • Ability
    to manage office equipment such as computers, photocopiers, projectors and
  • Strong
    filing and secretarial skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and
  • Previous
    experience working with an international NGO is strongly preferred.
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their updated cover letters and updated CVs to
Deadline: 30th April 2018
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