Fresher Logistics and Administrative Assistant NGO Jobs – AMREF Health Africa

Job Title:          Logistics
and Administrative Assistant
Organisation: AMREF
Health Africa
Duty Station:
About US:
AMREF Health Africa
is an international African organization founded in Kenya in 1957. Our
Headquarters are in Nairobi with major programmes in Ethiopia, Kenya, South
Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, and two regional nubs in Southern and Western
Africa based in South Africa and Senegal Respectively. Working with and through
African communities, health systems and governments, Amref Health Africa aims
to close the gap that prevents people from accessing their basic right to
health. Amref Health Africa is committed to improving the health of people in
Africa by partnering with and empowering communities. Our Vision is Lasting
Health Change in Africa.
Job Summary:  The logistics and administrative assistant is
responsible for the field level administrative and financial controls by
ensuring that internal control systems are adhered to in managing resources at
field level.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide monthly financial records for all field (district) level
  • Follow-up financial submissions with country office for payments of
    suppliers, participants and facilitators for implemented activities.
  • Setting up procedures and ensuring that the accountability is as per
    the due process as per AMREF protocols including the preparing of
    vouchers, receipts and reviewing accountabilities by the Field Officers
  • Ensuring local procurement of project/office logistics and
    consumables on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Management of office assets and supplies at the start of the project
    and constantly appraising the suppliers where necessary
  • Organizing, preparing for meetings and ensuring the minutes of
    meetings are properly documented
  • Fostering and nurturing workplace teamwork among the different
    project team members.
  • Take part in project implementation and adherence to project
  • Participate in any other extra assignment.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the AMREF Logistics and Administrative
    Assistant job placement should hold a university degree in a business-related
  • Relevant work experience and an ability to relate effectively and
    understands the socio economic and Cultural situation of the project area.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, decision making
    and strategic planning skills.
  • Ability and willingness to work under pressure
How to Apply:
All candidates are
encouraged to send an updated CV including three professional referees and
cover letter addressed to the Human Resources Manager, Amref Health Africa in
Uganda via Email to: Emails should not exceed 2MB.
Deadline: 20th August 2018
Preferred candidates should be residents of Arua District. We regret that only
short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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