IRC Uganda Jobs 2022 – Fresher Administration Assistant

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Job Title:   – IRC Uganda Jobs 2022 Administration Assistant

Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Duty Station: Kyegegwa, Uganda



International Rescue Committee (IRC) Profile

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC works with people forced to flee from war, conflict and disaster and the host communities which support them, as well as those who remain within their homes and communities. At work today in over 40 countries and 25 U.S. cities, we improve outcomes in the areas of health, safety, economic wellbeing, education, and power.



Job Summary

The Program Administrative Assistant will act as the point of contact for all staffs, providing administrative support and managing their queries. Main duties include managing office stock, preparing regular purchase and payment request and reports, preparing periodic procurement plans and organizing program records. Candidate should have previous experience as an Office Administrator or similar administrative role. Our ideal candidate also has working knowledge of office equipment and office management tools.



Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Draft and follow up on office purchases and payment requests for Programs.
  •   Manage program/office supplies through receiving and making release orders
  •  Support the Managers review PR tracking sheets shared by supply chain on weekly basis.
  •  Participate in the development of quarterly procurement plan for departments.
  •  Act as a liaison between program, supply chain, finance and HR office on program requirements
  •  Organize a filing system for important and confidential Program documents.
  •  Maintain a program calendar and schedule appointments
  •  Book and/or schedule meeting/training venues for Program activities as required.
  • Liaise with Managers within Program to schedule in-house and external events.
  • Work with the Managers within Programs to ensure staff submit their timesheets to HR in time.
  • Support the Managers within Program to manage program staff leave database in accordance with IRC regulations.
  • Support Human resource functions as requested by HR department.
  •  Ensure staff relevant information is shared with HR/Admin on a regular basis.
  • Communicate any staff welfare concerns to the HR/Admin officer on a regular basis.
  • Perform any other duties as maybe required.



Minimum Qualifications for IRC Uganda Jobs 2022

  • Bachelor’s degree in Administration or social sciences.
  • 2 years of relevant professional experience in Program administration
  • Previous experience working with an international NGO in a cross-cultural setting, preferably with programs sector.
  • Remains productive when under pressure.
  • Works collaboratively with team members to achieve results.
  • Relates and works well with people of different cultures, gender and backgrounds.
  • Flexibility and prepared to work additional hours
  • Flexibility to continuously re-prioritize
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to create a welcoming and comfortable environment for all staff members;
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team;
  • Able to respond rapidly to changing environments, yet remain productive and focused;
  • Strong and fast computer skills (primarily Word, Excel, and outlook);
  • Prior experience as an administrator



How To Apply for IRC Uganda Jobs 2022

All interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications through the link below.

Click here to apply

Deadline: 18th May  2022