4 Administrative Assistant Job Opportunities – Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)

Job Title:   Administrative Assistant (4 Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Senior Administrative Assistant


About US:

Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) is a semi-autonomous agency under the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities. UWA was established in 1996 and is managed in accordance with the Wildlife Act Cap 200.


Job Summary:  The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for providing effective administrative and secretarial support to the departments/units


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organize and manage the day-to-day running of the department/unit
  • Ensure proper filing and maintenance of departmental/unit records
  • Coordinate external and internal communication for the office with other departments.
  • Coordinate domestic and overseas travels for the supervisor.
  • Organize meetings and prepare unit reports.
  • Attend to visitors and route them to relevant offices.
  • Respond to the telephone and internet inquiries related to the office.
  • Manage the supervisor’s diary.
  • Prepare work plans and timely performance reports.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor and/or management from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant should possess a Bachelor’s degree in either Secretarial Studies, Business Administration and Management, Social Sciences or a related field from a recognized University or institution.
  • A minimum of three (3) years relevant working from a reputable Organization.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • High level of discipline and pleasant temperament
  • Confidentiality
  • Excellent multitasking abilities.
  • Team work abilities and cheerful personality
  • Professionalism, integrity and honesty.
  • Time management and ability to often work under pressure
  • Planning, organizing and coordinating
  • Concern for quality and standards


How to Apply:

All qualified candidates should send their application with an Application form, Download Here, detailed  Curriculum  Vita bearing  contacts  of  three  (3) competent referees, a daytime telephone contact, copies of academic documents and relevant appointment letters to any of the addresses below:


Either: Email: hr-recruit@wildlife.go.ug




Hand delivered to:


The Executive Director,

Uganda Wildlife Authority,

Plot 7 Kira Road Kamwokya

P.O. Box 3530, Kampala Uganda


Deadline: 26th March 2022 by 5.00 pm.



  • Applicants are required to scan and attach CERTIFIED copies of the required academic documents only ie (Degree Certificates and Transcripts plus O and A level).
  • Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please note that any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • All appointments shall be subject to a probationary period of not less than six months and subsequent confirmation in service will be based on satisfactory performance of the individual.


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