Office Assistant

at Food for the Hungry
Published August 14, 2022
Location Amudat, Uganda
Category Administration  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

Food for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989. FH is currently operating programs in Asia, Latin America and Africa with support offices in the UK, Canada, Switzerland, United States of America and Japan. FH’s primary goal is to end all forms of poverty World-wide. FH promotes practice of performance, accountability, and risk management in line with FH’s “Transforming Field Experience(TFE)” re-imagination initiative. In Uganda, FH is operational in the Districts of Adjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of Education; Food Security and Livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction; with the Head office located in Kampala.

 

FH Culture:

 

All we do, and how we do it, seeks to promote God’s beauty, goodness, and truth in a broken world. As such, we are defined by our ability to make people’s lives measurably better; our ability to deliver impact is the measure of our collective success. For we know that we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God has already prepared in advance for us to do. At Food for the Hungry, we operate under a set of values called Heartbeat Values.

 

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

 

FH/Uganda is actively seeking for qualified candidates committed to its Heartbeat and Corporate Strategy to fill the career openings below on a rolling basis;

 

Position Type: Full Time National Staff

 

Location: Amudat

 

Number of Positions: 01

 

Reports to: Finance Assistant

 

Contract Length: 2 years (Fixed)

 

Start Date: October, 2022

 

Position Summary:

 

Under the supervision of the Finance Assistant, the Office Assistant will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the administrative functions at the front office and cleanliness of the entire office premises. She/he will be in charge of proper custody of all office property (Steward) that are used daily. Should carry out clerical services and use the office phone to make official calls as will be required. It is critical that the Office Assistant maintain an extremely high level of confidentiality at all times. The staff must be familiar with administrative practices and procedures, should possess an ability to effectively communicate, and ensure that all are performed in a high quality and time sensitive manner.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Key Result #1: Customer care and front desk management;

 

Key Result #2: Administration and Stores management;

 

Key Result #3: General Office Management;

 

Education & Experience

 

‘O’ Level and or its equivalent or other related disciplines from a recognized institute.

At least three (3) years of relevant progressive experiences in an administrative function within an NGO.

Customer care certificate is an added advantage.

Language Skills

 

Proficiency in spoken and written English. Knowledge of the local language (POKOT) is MUST.

 

How to apply

 

FHU is an equal opportunity employer. All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by Clearly stating the position applied for in the Subject line and submitting only electronic copies in one pdf file not more than 25MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact details of three referees, addressed to:The Human Resources Manager, Food for the Hungry Uganda by email

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