Admin Jobs – Executive Assistant – Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

Job Title:  Executive Assistant

Organisation: Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Executive Director


About US:

Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) is a private-not-for profit Company under Makerere University. MJAP works to build partnerships and strengthen health systems to optimally respond to HIV/AIDS, TB, Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and other diseases of public health importance in Africa.


Job Summary:  The Executive Assistant will provide administrative support to the office of the ED with a wide range of daily administrative duties. She/he will implement a variety of tasks such as managing an active calendar of appointments, completing expense reports, drafting and preparing correspondence, arranging travel details.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Providing administrative support to the ED, including but not limited to; acting as the point of contact between the ED’s internal and external colleagues, drafting and dispatching correspondences; managing travel arrangements
  • Responsible for maintaining databases of key records and files (physical or electronic planning) and ensuring safe custody
  • Reviewing correspondences, providing briefs and/or reports to the ED, preparing write ups/presentations, undertaking visits/engagements with stakeholders and following up on key deliverables.
  • Support the preparation and conduct of MJAP meetings and events such as preparing documentation and facilitation for the Board, SMT, visiting partners’ meetings etc.
  • Take documentation for all ED’s, including taking minutes, follow up actions, and support disseminating outcomes to the relevant stakeholders
  • Liaise with the relevant departments to coordinate the logistical and administrative support such as budgets, schedules, confirmations, attendance etc.
  • Prepare accountabilities for all expenditures in the ED’s office; before any other requisitions are made
  • Coordinating post meeting/events follow ups to ensure implementation of deliverables
  • Perform any other duties assigned and within the line of duty

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Degree in Management, office management, or business administration, human resource management, or related field
  • Three years of relevant working experience in a reputable organization with demonstrated track record of administrative component
  • Excellent organizational and office management skills
  • Excellent digital skills and ability to navigate information technology such as online communication platforms; various packages such as word, excel, PowerPoint, outlook express etc.
  • Ability to analyze documents, correspondence to support decision making
  • Agility and possess strong organizational, information management and analytical skills.
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills
  • Working in a Health, Research and or Capacity building based institution will be an added advantage


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates should should send their applications, a detailed curriculum vita and copies of relevant academic documents to;

The Human Resource Manager, Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP),

Email address for applications;


Deadline: 24th March 2022 by 5:00pm


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