Administration Officer Jobs – National Forestry Authority (NFA)

Job Title:   Administration Officer

Organisation: National Forestry Authority (NFA)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Director Finance and Administration


About US:

The National Forestry Authority (NFA) is a Government agency established under the National Forestry and Tree Planting Act, 2003 as a corporate body responsible for sustainable development and management of Central Forest Reserves (CFRs) and provision of technical support to stakeholders in the forestry sub-sector. NFA’s vision is “A sufficiently forested, ecologically stable and economically prosperous Uganda”, while its Mission is “To manage Central Forest Reserves on a sustainable basis and to supply high quality forestry- related products and services to Government, local communities and the private sector”.


Job Summary: The Administration Officer will provide overall Administrative and management services to NFA.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and implement work plans and budgets.
  • Develop, update and implement Administrative policies and guidelines.
  • Update and maintain the property and infrastructure Asset Register.
  • Ensure the proper maintenance of all NFA infrastructure and equipment.
  • Oversee the safety and security of NFA property.
  • Prepare situational, quarterly and infrastructure/property performance reports.
  • Provide foreign travel logistical support to staff and Board.
  • Supervise, train, appraise, coach, mentor and build capacity of staff and service providers.
  • Confirm receipt all goods and services delivered at NFA stores.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree (Honors) in Social Sciences, Social Works and Social Administration, Business Administration, Public Administration or Commerce from a reputable institution.
  • Post graduate training in management, stores/ asset management or related field.
  • At least three years of experience in a similar or related position.
  • Good decision making and leadership skills.
  • Critical thinking and attention to detail.
  • Analytical and good communication skills.
  • High level of integrity, resilience and reliability.
  • Good management, team building and organizational skills.
  • Age: Above 30 years


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications, certified copies of academic certificates, transcripts and curriculum vitae giving full details of applicants’ education, qualifications, experience (with evidence), present salary, three referees with their full postal, e-mail addresses and telephone contacts as well as the candidate’s full address and e-mail to the address below or send soft copies to


Applications should be addressed to:


The Executive Director,

National Forestry Authority,

Plot 10/20 Spring Road, Bugolobi,

P.O. Box 70863, Kampala-Uganda

Tel: 0312 – 264035/6; 0414-360400


Deadline: 31st August 2022


NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification. NFA is an equal opportunity employer and women are encouraged to apply.


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