Vacancy announcement – Uganda Finance and Administrative Assistant

CASA

Other

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.
Responsibilities:
• 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 viha@niras.com .. Tentative starting date is 1st November 2019.
For questions please contact Victoria Harvey, email: viha@niras.com 

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