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Office Assistant Job Placements - Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Job Title:            Office Assistant
Organization:  Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station:   Uganda
Reports to:      Finance and Administrative Assistant
Vacancy Code: OAX01

About US:
The mission of the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to strengthen health systems in Africa, with a strong emphasis on infectious diseases through research and capacity development. IDI has six operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment, Global Health Security, Training, Research, Laboratory services (including the CAPcertified IDI Core Lab) and Outreach.

Job Summary: The Office Assistant assists in providing support for general office operations, including maintaining the office premises clean. In addition, he/she will assist the project logistics and Document control officer as need may arise.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Delivers and collects documents, supplies and paper work as directed
·         Keep office area clean and tidy working environment
·         Switch off electrical appliances when not in use
·         Prepare outgoing mail for distribution and faxes, scans and copies documents
·         Maintain office filing and storage systems and updates and maintains databases such as mailing lists, contact lists and client information
·         Retrieve information when requested
·         Perform work related errands as requested
·         Assist the laboratory logistics and Document control officer as need may arise

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         At least three years’ office management experience
·         Competent computer skills including MS office or equivalent
·         Internet skills including use of e-mails, group messaging and data collection
·         Numeracy and literacy skills
·         Good/Excellent skills in: work management and prioritizing, verbal and written communication, problem solving ability, paying attention to detail, accuracy, flexibility, reliability and teamwork

How to apply:
IDI will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate.
Candidates that know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above position, please send their CVs, which should include details of email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address (Email your application and CV to and let’s save the environment).

The Senior Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute - IDI Knowledge Centre,
Makerere University Main Campus
College of Health Sciences, Makerere University
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda

Key Notes:
1.       IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process
2.       Internal candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a period of at least one year will be given priority.
3.       Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one document
4.       Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject line of your email
5.      Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
6.      Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 28th, October 2019.

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