3 Administration Officer ESP Programme Jobs – Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD)

Job Title:     Administration Officer (3 Job Careers)

Organisation: Ministry
of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD)

Project Name:
Expanding Social Protection (ESP) Programme

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Mbale and Mbarara, Uganda

Reports to: Operations/RTSU

About US:

The Ministry of
Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD), through its Programme Management
Unit (PMU) is implementing the second Phase of the Expanding Social Protection
Programme (ESPII). The goal of ESP is to reduce chronic poverty and improve
life chances for poor men, women and children in Uganda. The programme aims to
embed a national social protection system, including social assistance for the
poorest and most vulnerable, as a core element of Uganda’s national planning
and budgeting processes. A core element of the Programme is the Social
Assistance Grants for Empowerment (SAGE) under which government provides the
Senior Citizens Grant to older persons. Government with support from
Development partners is currently in the process of rolling out the Senior
Citizens Grant to all districts in the country.

Job Summary:   The Administration Officer will provide
administrative support to the RTSU staff and ensure smooth implementation of
the program. In charge of overall human resource management, office management,
logistics, fleet management and asset management at the RTSU.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Provide procurement support to regional
    office and PMU
  • Maintain sufficient stocks of
    consumables and stationery
  • Maintain RTSU procurement and
    administration files and ensuring safe keeping of office and programme
  • Supporting payment processes,
    procurement processes by completing necessary paperwork on timely basis
  • Ensuring programme vehicles are in good
    mechanical condition including repairs, services, fuel reconciliations and
    efficiency report
  • Supporting human resource functions at
    the RTSU to include orientation, leave management, performance appraisals
    and ensuring health and safety of staff
  • Management of assets to include updating
    asset register, carrying our preventative maintenance of assets and repair
    of assets
  • Responsible for the management of office

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a bachelor’s
    degree in either of the following disciplines, Social Sciences, Office and
    Information management, Human Resource management, Development Studies,
    Public Administration, Business Administration, or Procurement and
    Logistics/Supply Chain.
  • At least three years of experience in
    provision of operations client services support in a busy and reputable

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send application letters, detailed
CV, names and addresses of three referees along with the relevant certified
copies of academic transcripts, certificates to: Permanent Secretary, Ministry
of Gender, Labour and Social Development Headquarters (Security Registry) on
second (2) Floor Plot 2, Simbamanyo House, George Street P.O Box 7136, Kampala,

Deadline: 23rd August 2019 by 11:00am

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