Office Administrator Jobs – Wefarm

 

Job Title:    Office Administrator
(Uganda) – 6 month fixed-term contract

Organization:  Wefarm

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

Wefarm is the
world’s largest platform connecting the small-scale farming community. Millions
of farmers, retailers, and brands come together on Wefarm to grow their
businesses. 
Small-scale farming
is one of the largest and most important industries in the world, with over one
billion people globally involved in it. We’re working towards connecting this
community so small-scale farmers can gain a better position in global agricultural
supply chains. Some of the world’s leading VCs are backing us on this mission,
including True Ventures in Silicon Valley. 

Since our launch in
2015, we’ve grown to serve over two million farmers across Kenya, Uganda, and
Tanzania. Our platform has facilitated the (free) exchange of over 18 million
messages to share knowledge, generated over $5 million in marketplace sales,
and sold nearly half a million products. So far, we’ve partnered with 100+
brands to give our members fair prices on the quality products they are looking
for.
 

Our next milestone
is to have 100 million farmers benefiting from Wefarm. Join us and be part of
our mission to build an ecosystem for global agriculture, with the farmer at
the centre.

 

Job Summary:  The role of the office administrator is to
ensure that there is smooth running of operations and office administration of
the office.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

 Office
coordination and Management

·       
Manage
relationships with vendors, service providers, and landlord, ensuring that all
items are invoiced and paid on time

·       
Coordinate
Day to day office administration e.g Deliveries, Filing, Finance-related
queries, etc

·       
Support
the Operations function; including ensuring office supplies (stationery,
equipment, etc.) and services are available and maintained at appropriate
levels and maintain supplier’s list to ensure cost-effectiveness

·       
Setting
and coordination of team calendars for meetings both internally and on a global
level using G-Suite

·       
Facilitate
repairs and maintenance of the office, ensuring the general presentation of the
office is up to the required standard, and all equipment is maintained in good
working order

·       
Conduct
occasional health and safety to ensure the office environment is safe and
conducive for business

Event planning
& Travel Management

·       
Plan
team-building activities to promote Culture and Values which may include
monthly speaker series and quarterly team-building activities.

·       
Manage
protocol and coordinate local travel itinerary for colleagues travelling to and
from Kampala which including maintaining a list of well-trusted standard hotels
and management of other business related accounts including drivers

·       
Assisting
with airport pickups and UG immigration advisory as required

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The ideal
candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or any
Business related field with at least one year of experience in a similar
position in a fast-paced environment.

·       
Knowledge
of office management systems and procedures (i.e. Xero)

 

About You

·       
Effective
planning and time management skills

·       
Excellent
oral and written communication skills

·       
Attention
to details and work with a high degree of accuracy

·       
Ability
to multitask and meet changing deadlines

·       
Ability
to maintain confidentiality

 

Rewards package and remuneration

The total rewards
package and remuneration will be based on experience and potential, but is
highly competitive. We believe in our team being not only the executors of
Wefarm’s visions but the makers and owners of it!

 

As a global
business, travel is essential to who we are, and will be a perk of the job. We
also host an annual whole company offsite (Wecamp), previously held in Kenya
and the UK. In addition, we have a flexible working environment (within reason
of course!), and we value spending time together – frequent social events
throughout the year (where possible).

 

We will review
applicants on an ongoing basis, unfortunately we will only be able to respond
to shortlisted candidates.

 

How to Apply:

All applicants
should send their applications online at the link below.

 

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