Administrative Assistant  Job – Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health (MakSPH)

Job Title:   Administrative Assistant  (Fresher Jobs)  

Organisation: Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health (MakSPH)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Principal Investigator


About US:

Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health (MakSPH) received funding from the US Mission for one (1) year to support the Strengthening of Makerere University’s Research, Grant Writing and Publication Capacity.


Job Summary:  The project is seeking applications for the recruitment of an Administrative Assistant. The Administrative Assistant is responsible for day-to-day administration of the project activities and facilitating the efficient operation of the project by performing the following clerical and administrative tasks.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Planning and coordination of project meetings including preparing agendas and meeting minutes thereof.
  • Coordinating and scheduling travel, meetings and appointments for project staff.
  • Tracking the project budget including initiating requisitions and working with the finance team to ensure proper accountability of advanced funds
  • Keeping proper records of all information related to the project.
  • Ensuring that all project logistics (materials supplies and equipment) are available at the right time and in the right quantities.
  • Maintaining office supplies and coordinating maintenance of office equipment.
  • Responding to and resolving administrative inquiries and questions.
  • Support data collection, data analysis and report writing for the project
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the Team Lead.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • All applicants must possess a relevant first degree in Business Administration, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts or any other related disciplines
  • One year of working experience.
  • He/she should have knowledge and skills in project administration, and Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with managing US Mission grants / projects or other donor funded projects is an added advantage.


Terms of service: The appointment is for a period of one (1) year.


How to Apply:

All candidates must submit their application, curriculum vitae and official copies of educational transcripts/certificates to via the email: with copy to with the Subject line “Application for the position of Administrative Assistant” Please provide a reliable 24-hour phone contact.


NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.


Deadline: 28th October 2022

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