No Experience Administrative Assistant/Receptionist Career Jobs – National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO)

Job Title:   Administrative Assistant/Receptionist (No Experience Jobs)   

Organisation: National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO)

Duty Station:  Entebbe, Uganda

Reports to: Senior Administrative Officer


About US:

The National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO) is mandated to coordinate, oversee and guide agricultural research in Uganda. Over the years, NARO has generated technologies and products with Intellectual Property (IP) and commercial potential guided by relevant policies under her mission of innovating for sustainable agricultural transformation.


Job Summary: The Administrative Assistant/Receptionist will attend to the front desk administrative support services including directing guests to the offices that they can be attended to.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Scheduling appointments in consultation with Senior Administrative Assistants.
  • Responding to telephone inquiries, giving information to callers, routing calls to appropriate officials, and placing outgoing calls.
  • Updating the office diary, providing information to callers and visitors.
  • Receiving official visitors and walk-in customers by ascertaining the nature of business and directing them accordingly.
  • Receive, sort, record and distribute mail, general correspondence and documents to appropriate officials.
  • Scheduling appointments and screening requests for meetings.
  • Preparing both local and international itineraries, confirming travel, freight and hotel reservations.
  • Performing any other tasks that may be provided by the Supervisor from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicants for the National Agricultural Research Organization job should hold a Degree in Office Management and Secretarial studies from a recognised institution.
  • Training in public relations/customer care.
  • Age Limit: Not more than 40 years


How to Apply:

All qualified and interested persons should submit three sets of applications together with a detailed curriculum vitae giving telephone and e-mail addresses; and names and addresses of 3 (three) referees as well as copies of academic certificates and testimonials to the undersigned.


Applicants are advised to quote the reference number of the post applied for on the top left-hand corner of the envelope.


Applicants should not apply for more than Two Posts


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and notified via NARO website, telephones, and e-mail addresses as provided on the CV. Short-listed candidates will be required to provide certified copies of their Academic Qualifications.


Only applications responding to this advert and attendant timelines will be received.


The Director General,

National Agricultural Research Organization,

P.O. Box 295, Entebbe


Deadline: 23rd February 2024


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Date Posted 2024-02-06
Valid Through 2024-02-23
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO)
Job Location Entebbe, Entebbe, Entebbe, 0256, Uganda