Job Title: Project Assistant (Admin Jobs)
Organization: NIRAS International Consulting Uganda Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
NIRAS International Consulting (NIC) was founded in 1956 and is today a major multi-disciplinary consulting company with a staff of approximately 2,300 professionals. NIRAS has maintained a continuous and growing presence in Africa for about 50 years.
NIRAS International Consultancy offers technical assistance services to governments and development cooperation partners such as the EU, World Bank, Sida, Danida, FCDO, GIZ and KFW. Our major areas of intervention are in Agriculture and Rural development, Private Sector Development and Trade, Energy, Natural Resource Management, Environment and Climate Change, Education and Skills Development, Urban Development, Governance, Land and Investment, Monitoring & Evaluation amongst others.
Job Summary: We are seeking an Project Assistant, with sound knowledge of good administration practices, and a sound understanding of local authorities and other regulatory requirements. The Project Assistant will be the focal administrative person on project activities, responsible for providing programmatic, budget tracking, administrative, and operational support for NIRAS Uganda Team. The incumbent will employ strong coordination and planning skills to ensure that projects, budget tracking, work plans and administrative needs are achieved in a professional manner. The person needs to be result focused, have the highest ethical standards and strong writing skills in English. Experience in International Development consulting firm or similar organization will be an add advantage.
To support NIRAS Uganda team in handling all administration, program and business related tasks and maintaining a good relationship with project personnel and all local authorities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Program Support and Administration
Office Administration, Logistics and Procurement
Workshops and Events
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications which include a detailed CV, cover letter and contacts of 3 references via email to AFRICA_RECRUITMENT@NIRAS.COM; cc’ RIOJ@niras.com. Hardcopies will not be accepted. NIRAS Africa Limited is an equal opportunity employer.
Please note applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Deadline: 17th March 2023
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