Administrative Assistant job vacancy at Ministry of Health

Job Title:     Administrative Assistant (Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: Ministry of Health

Project Name: Uganda National Minimum Health Care Package (UNMHCP)

Funding Source: Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) and the Government of Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Project Administrator

About US:

The Government of The Republic of Uganda has received funds from Arab Bankfor Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) and the Government of Uganda for rehabilitation and expansion of Kayunga and Yumbe Hospitals. The project objective is to deliver the Uganda National Minimum Health Care Package (UNMHCP), through improvement of Health Infrastructure.

Job Summary:   The Administrative Assistant will actively participate in the coordination of all operations and administrative functions of the Project.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Support the Project Administrator in the day to day operations and functions of the Project.
  • The incumbent is responsible for organizing facilitation for refreshments, stationery and other requirements during meetings and to project staff.
  • The Administrative Assistant will dispatch memos, letters, documents to different offices and stakeholders, follows up and reports to the Administrator for decisions.
  • Support the Secretary in the management of clients within acceptable timelines.
  • Expeditiously follows up the project financial requisitions with the project Accountant for timely release of funds for project activities
  • Actively promotes customer care and public relations at the projectoffices.
  • Supports the Project Administrator to run official errands.
  • Ensures offices are opened, cleaned and closed timely.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by the Project Administrator.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The Administrative Assistant should preferably hold an Bachelor of Arts with an option of Social Work and Social Administration or Social Sciences or Public Administration from a recognizedUniversity.
  • Possession of a postgraduate course in Management will be an added advantage.

How to Apply for the job

All interested but suitably qualified individuals should send their applicationsaccompanied with detailed curriculum Vitae, copies of academic/professional certificates should be delivered to the address below;

Permanent Secretary,

Ministry of Health,

Plot 6 Lourdel Road – Nakasero,

First floor, Room No. C107,

P.O. Box 7272, Kampala.

Deadline: 20th August 2015 by 1700 hrs

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