VSF Belgium Office Assistant Job in Kampala Uganda 2013

VSF – Belgium is a recognized developmental International NGO founded in 1995 working with disadvantaged communities to increase their standards of living, improve food security and livelihood sustainability through improved animal health and animal production.

In East Africa, our programmes focus on community based animal health services, capacity building of local institutions and governments, conflict mitigation and sustainable natural resource management

Position Title: Office Assistant
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Duration: 1 year, renewable
Availability: Immediately

Role: Front office and housekeeping management to ensure services at the Kampala office run smoothly.

Main Responsibilities and Duties

  • Manage the switchboard and reception area.
  • In charge of general administrative activities in the office.i.e. Scanning, photocopy, typing documents etc.
  • In charge of office Housekeeping.
  • Managing stationery, office supplies and kitchen inventory.
  • Responsible for timely preparation of utility bills and payment.
  • Responsible for knowledge management within VSF Belgium
Essential or Minimum Requirements

Education

  • Certificate in Secretarial, Front office management or relevant administration qualification.
Knowledge and experience
  • Experience in switchboard operation and reception/front office management
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a busy organization
Skills
  • Competent in use of Microsoft applications especially Excel and Word
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good typing skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadline
  • Ability to work independently
Attitudes
  • Team Player
  • Flexibility
  • Reliable
  • Proactive and takes initiative
  • Respect when dealing with others at all levels
  • Very presentable, outgoing with a pleasant character
  • Identify him/herself with the mission, vision and values of VSF-Belgium
  • Display of intercultural sensitivity.
Please send your application (reference “Office Assistant”), CV and 3 references (one must be your current employer), by e-mail to recruitment@vsfb.or.ke on or before 14th March 2013

This vacancy is open to Ugandan male and female candidates.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

For more information: www.vsf-belgium.org

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