Administration Officer

at Catholic Relief Services
Published September 4, 2022
Location Kampala, Uganda
Category Administration  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

About Catholic Relief Services: Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome you as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. CRS activities in Uganda began in 1965, initially providing emergency assistance to Sudanese refugees coming across the borders from the north as well as those from Condo and Rwanda from the western borders. Over the years, CRS expanded its programming to also address development needs in western, central, and eastern Uganda. CRS’ projects in Uganda currently include agriculture, health, microfinance, peacebuilding, and youth. CRS Uganda implements its programs through partnerships with local organizations, including the Catholic Church, other faith-based organizations and community entities for maximum impact and sustainability.

 

Job Summary: You will coordinate the provision of responsive, effective, and efficient administrative services in support of the Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) mission to serve the poor and vulnerable. You will help ensure stewardship of resources and a high-quality service approach are integrated into administrative systems, policies, and procedures.

 

Job Roles and Responsibilities:

 

  • Coordinate and report on activities and required resources to ensure cost efficient and quality service delivery from administrative support functions.

 

  • Help ensure administrative systems, processes, and policies are in line with agency standards and donor and local law regulations.

 

  • SCM Inventory Management Services: Handle property management processes i.e. office supplies receipt into the ware house, distribution, support with monthly cycle counts, annual physical counts, transfer of assets & office supplies and disposal processes, records management

 

  • Stock Management: Regular checks of stock records for stationery & kitchen supplies, ensuring timely replenishments and updated stock records as well as ensuring that the correct procedures and proper documentation is used by all personnel requesting items from stock. Ensure that stores are properly organized and secured against theft whilst maintaining required stores management practices.

 

  • Conduct Due Diligence Activities for CP Vendors, prepare and submit a report, carry out bridger verification for vendors and any related support

 

  • Focal Person for all Programs field activities support. Support CP Projects in Project Implementation support services. Key liaison staff to project staff to identify and plan their support needs e.g meeting arrangements etc.

 

  • Support Fleet Management Services - specifically review of trip allocation.

 

Typical Background, Experience & Requirements:

 

Education and Experience:

 

  • High School diploma required. Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or relevant field preferred.

 

  • Minimum of 2 years work experience in administrative support functions, with increasing responsibility. Experience with a local or international NGO a plus.

 

  • Additional education may substitute for some experience.

 

  • Experience and proficient skills in MS Office package (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio) and information management systems.

 

Personal Skills:

 

  • Good planning, organizational and time management skills

 

  • Strong customer service orientation with very good communication and interpersonal skills

 

  • Ethical conduct and ability to maintain confidentiality

 

  • Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented, and results-oriented

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

  • Analysis and problem-solving skills with ability to make sound judgment

 

  • Good relationship management skills and the ability to work closely with all staff

 

  • Proactive, results-oriented, and service-oriented

 

  • Attention to details, accuracy, and timeliness in executing assigned responsibilities

 

How to apply

NOTE: To apply, please follow these instructions exactly otherwise your application will NOT be considered:

 

  • Email a cover letter and CV only.

 

  • Large files and/or scans of documents will lead to rejection of your application, in the subject line of the email, copy and paste – ADMINISTRATIONOFFICER only
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