Fresher Receptionist and Administrator Job Opportunities – Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA)

Job Title:    Receptionist and Administrator

Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

About US:

The Strategic
Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) is a coalition of civil
society organizations from Sudan, South Sudan, Uganda, Eritrea, Ethiopia,
Djibouti, Somalia and Somaliland. SIHA was founded in 1995 by a collection of
women’s groups with the view of strengthening the capacities of women
organizations in the Horn of Africa countries. SIHA advocates for social change
and gender equality for men and women in the Horn region and works specifically
on: gender equality, women rights activism, women economic empowerment,
eliminating violence against women and girls, promoting human rights, peace
building and conflict transformation, enhancing women’s leadership and
political participation and the production and dissemination of knowledge.

Job Summary:  The Receptionist and Administrator will work
in providing reception and administration work. S/he will work closely with
SIHA HR, Procurement and Finance teams. The R&A will provide support to
SIHA staff and will be the initial contact for the organization with service
providers, partners and members. In the course of this work, the ‘R&A’ will
receive mentoring in methods for sustaining a dynamic organization, while
providing support as requested to other SIHA staff.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       Bachelors degree in Business Administration,
Public Administration, social sciences or any courses in the related fields.

·       Ability to effectively use computer software
including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and HR software

·       Familiarity with labor laws

·       Good analysis and writing skills;

·       Excellent command of English and excellent
communication skills.

·       Proven organizational skills, including the
ability to manage priorities, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines;

·       Strong sense of initiative and ability to
work independently;

·       Willingness to work extra hours when
workloads are at peak.

·       Knowledge of office management systems and

·       Excellent time management skills and ability
to multi-task and prioritize work

·       Attention to detail and problem solving

·       Strong organizational and planning skills

·       The candidate must have at least 3 years of
experience in the field of administration reception and public relations.
Understanding of filing systems, strong computer and typing skills able to use
excel application effectively. S/he must have strong organizational skills,
strong training and background in office management.

·       Commitment to women’s rights and gender
equality is essential, as is a strong sense of initiative, ability to learn
rapidly, and flexibility in times of increased workload, deadlines, etc.

How to Apply:

All Interested
Candidates are asked to provide their current CV and Cover Letter, expressing
her/his motivation in applying and relevant experience/expertise, to SIHA’s Human
Resources Department  

Please enter
“Application Materials: Receptionist and Administrator” in the subject line.

Due to the
anticipated volume of applications, please note that SIHA will contact only
shortlisted candidates. We thank you for your interest in joining SIHA!

Deadline: 10th July 2020

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