Fresher Admin Jobs – Project Assistant – National Library of Uganda

 

Job Title:    Project Assistant (Fresher
Admin Jobs)

Organisation: National
Library of Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Basic Salary:
866,000 UGX monthly OR (10,392,000 p.a)

 

About US:

The National Library
of Uganda was established by the National Library Act, 2003. This Act repealed
the Public Libraries Act, 1964 which had established the Public Libraries
Board. The Board had been charged with the responsibility of establishing,
equipping, managing and maintaining libraries in Uganda. Following the
enactment of the Local Governments Act, 1997, this responsibility was
decentralized to the local governments.

 

Job Summary:  The Project Assistant, under the supervision
of the NLU Project Manager will assist and meet the daily administrative needs
of the project team and project partners to ensure smooth implementation of the
project.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Support
NLU project manager and the project team, contributing to the entire project
lifecycle

·       
Assist
in organizing and monitoring schedules and coordinate all related activities to
ensure those project deadlines are met

·       
Prepare
project documentation, such as agreements with participating libraries

·       
Organize
project-related training events, and meetings of the project team and partners,
which includes all the logistical support and coordination

·       
Provide
communications support and assistance to ensure timely responses to inquiries
including, acting as a liaison for the project team with libraries and project
partners, and other stakeholders, answering questions and routing requests
appropriately

·       
Organize
reimbursement of local travel costs and per diem to librarians Manage orders of
supplies, needed for project implementation, ensure that all public

·       
procurement
rules are followed and properly documented

·       
Complete
any other administrative tasks, necessary for the project

·       
Be
available to attend project-related meetings and events, and for counsel via
e-mail, skype, or other telecommunication means

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold an Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field

·       
At least
two years of project-related work experience

·       
Exceptional
communication and interpersonal skills

·       
Keen
attention to detail and an aptitude for problem-solving

·       
Able to
proactively address potential issues

·       
Excellent
computer skills and significant hands-on experience with Microsoft

·       
Office
Suite

·       
Collaborative
working style and team-player attitude

·       
Positive
and encouraging personality

·       
Able to
work independently with little supervision

·       
Reliable,
trustworthy, and committed to the team’s success

·       
Outstanding
organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks

·       
Able to
work in a deadline-driven environment

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their applications accompanied by a CV and relevant Academic Papers
should be electronically submitted to the Director- National Library of Uganda
using the email: admin@nlu.go.ug

 

Deadline: 5th January 2021

 

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