Vacancy announcement – Uganda Finance and Administrative Assistant



uganda - kampala full-time Closing date - 10/10/2019

Job Summary

Minimum qualification: Bachelors degree

Minimum years of experience: 5

Required languages: English

Required IT skills: ,MS Office

Job Description

The DFID funded Commercial Agriculture for Smallholders and Agribusiness (CASA) programme is seeking a Uganda Finance and Admin Assistant from 1st October 2019, based in our Kampala office, to manage the project administration and accounting for programme.
• General office administration, including managing supplies;
• Provide administrative and logistical support to the Uganda Country team and short-term consultants;
• Responsible for project vehicle maintenance;
• Line management of the Uganda driver;
• Inventory and maintenance of physical and digital files and assets;
• Update and maintain office policies and manuals;
• Manage and report monthly programme expenditure;
• Prepare the monthly country forecasts;
• Ensure the office is tax compliant;
• Coordinate logistics of project meetings and events;
• Prepare meeting materials as appropriate;
• Coordinate and support in country travel arrangements;
• Facilitate internal communication within the Country Office.
• Support in compiling monthly monitoring data for the Country Office.
• Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and skills:
• Bachelor’s degree required within a financial field;
• Minimum 5 years of finance and administrative experience;
• Experience of donor funded programmes;
• Proficiency in MS Office with expertise in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook;
• Ability to analyse and revise operating practices to improve efficiency;
• Detail oriented and comfortable working in a fast-paced office environment;
• Exceptional communication skills in English;
• Superior organisational skills and dedication to completing tasks in a timely manner;
• Driver’s license is considered an asset.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying to this position, please send a cover letter (max 1 page) and your CV before 12.00pm noon on Friday 11th October via email to our Programme Manager, Victoria Harvey on .. Tentative starting date is 1st November 2019. For questions please contact Victoria Harvey, email:

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