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Administration Officer NGO Job Vacancies - Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Title:      Administration Officer
Organization: Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Country HR/Admin Manager

About US:
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.

Job Summary:   The Administration Officer will manage DRC administration with day to day tasks ensuring proper functioning and management of office, guest house and residences are to the required standard. Service contract, Tenancy agreements and stores are well managed. Directly working with the cleaners and housekeepers on their tasks to ensure compliance. Guest’s handling and finally the job holder shall be the face of the organization.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Office, CD residence and guest house management
·        Responsible for proper functioning of the Country office, guest house and CD residence in Kampala.
·        Ensure that all premises are in good shape, and proactively advise on changes or improvements to be done.
·        Ensure that garbage disposal, sewerage emptying is done in a timely manner.
·        Be the custodian of office guest house and CD residence key spares.
·        Maintain an inventory list on the keys distribution and update this on a monthly basis and share the keys register on a quarterly.
·        Take charge of installing First aid kit refills for Kampala office, guesthouses, and residences on quarterly or when need arises and coordinate with the field offices on timely refills.
Service contract and Lease management
·        Monitor all service tracking sheets i.e. rental tracker, expatriate housing cost tracker, payments tracker, flights tracker, EU volunteer cost tracker, office rentals, MOU’s and registrations trackers, First aid refill schedules etc. And follow up on renewal of contracts 1 month before the expiry date.
·        Manage all administration service related contracts and leases, inform in advance the supply chain team on the expiry of leases and service contracts and ensure that a renewal is ready two weeks before the expiry date.
·        Update the contracts follow up sheet on a monthly basis and submit a monthly report to the Country HR/Admin Manager.
Stores management
·        Oversee consumable and stationary stores management, restocking office consumables and supplies, monitoring consumption and stocks and reviewing stock reconciliations as required.
·        Ensure that the stores are in good condition and items are properly coded and stored in an orderly manner.
Staff Travel
·        Follow up on proper applicability of staff travel policy for DRC staff in Uganda
·        Oversee all flight travel bookings for staff and ensure that all travel grievances are resolved in a timely manner.
·        Offer all advisory on immigration visas as required from time to time.
Payment Processing
·        Reconcile and process payments to the service providers in relation to your docket as soon as the invoices are received.
Petty cash Management
·        Maintain the administration petty cash float and carry out weekly petty cash reconciliations with the Country HR/Admin Manager.
·        Prepare the cash projections for the Department as and when required.
Staff communication
·        Manage timely airtime disbursements to staff phone numbers in liaison with the service provider for prepaid and postpaid.
·        Ensure compliance to the communication policy in regards to airtime administration.
·        Offer direct supervision to all cleaners, House keepers and Gardener at Kampala office, guesthouse and Country Director’s residence.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The ideal applicant for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Administration Officer job must hold a degree in Human Resource, Business Administration, Humanities or related field
·        No experience required
·        Excellent communication in English both written and oral. 
·        Knowledge of MS office applications
·        At least three years of related work experience
·        Languages: Excellent Communication skills in English required. Fluency in local languages would be an asset.

How to Apply:
All Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience please submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post.

Deadline: 14th June 2020

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