Fresher Admin US NGO Jobs – Project Assistant – Good Neighbors International

Job Title:         Project Assistant

Organization: Good
Neighbors International

Duty Station: 
Jinja, Uganda

Reports to: Project

About US:

Good Neighbors is an
international, non-profit humanitarian organization committed to child
education, community development, and emergency relief projects in 30 countries
around the world. We have fundraising offices in the USA, Korea, and Japan, and
an International Cooperation Office in Geneva. Good Neighbors USA opened its
Los Angeles office in 2007, which currently handles fundraising, donor
management, volunteer programs, and marketing campaigns for all major projects.
In December 2010, a Washington, D.C. office was established to network and
partner with other organizations, as well as obtain grants from U.S. government
agencies and foundations.

Job Summary:  The Project Assistant will provide
administrative and logistical support for projects, initiatives, and programs
within Good Neighbors Uganda Environment. Assists assigned managers and team
members by maintaining calendars, receiving and composing communications as
correspondence, and replies to inquiries.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Work collaboratively with the project
    manager and team to maximize productivity
  • Collaborate with the whole project team,
    contributing to the entire project lifecycle
  • Organize and monitor schedules and see
    that deadlines are met
  • Coordinate efforts within the team and
    with outside consultants efficiently
  • Report updates verbally and in written
    form to management
  • Monitor budget and help ensure resources
    are used efficiently
  • Help discern requirements and assign
    tasks to team members
  • Complete any necessary administrative
    tasks, such as research and email
  • Demonstrate commitment to Good Neighbors
    Field office’ needs and confidentiality continuously.
  • Carryout any other duty that may be
    assigned by your Supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in a relevant field required
  • At least two years of relevant work
    experience in a similar position is required.
  • Exceptional communication and
    interpersonal skills
  • Keen attention to detail and an aptitude
    for problem solving
  • Able to proactively address potential
  • Excellent computer skills, including
    Microsoft Office
  • Significant hands-on experience with
    industry-specific software
  • Collaborative working style and
    team-player attitude
  • Positive and encouraging personality
  • Able to work independently with little
  • Highly motivated with a strong work
  • Reliable, trustworthy, and committed to
    team’s success
  • Outstanding organizational skills and
    ability to prioritize tasks
  • Able to thrive in a high-volume,
    deadline-driven work environment

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates should send download and send applications form and CV
with your email address to:


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be
    contacted for interviews.
  • The shortlisted candidates will be
    required to come with their original Documents.
  • The Schedule of the interviews shall be
    as follows; written interviews to be conducted in Kampala (Head Office)
    and oral Interviews to be conducted in Jinja.
  • Any forgery will lead to automatic
    cancellation of the application and opportunity

Deadline: 18th August 2019

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