Position: Program Support Assistant
Report to: Program Manager
Location: Tororo District
Purpose of the position:
Provide operational and logistical support to the Tororo Cluster and Eastern Regional Office.
Logistics and administration support
Screening incoming telephone calls, mails, inquiries, and requests and handling them as appropriate, including relaying accurate and timely messages and answering of queries.
Maintain a database of assets.
Managing a filing system for record control of key documents.
Provide logistical support and back-up to in the planning of meetings and workshops.
Ensure adequate stocks of key office materials are in place at all times.
Maintaining supplies/logistics inventory and preparing requisitions for office supplies and equipment.
Related support including secretarial duties as required such as timely printing, photocopying and binding of documents.
Ensure that office is kept tidy and clean.
Support to staff
Providing information and guide staff on administrative processes, procedures and requirements.
Facilitate and support staff on logistical and administrative requirements such as travels, follow up on requisitions, etc on regular basis
Support staff on follow-up of internal communications and actions.
Support to meeting/fora
Compile calendar/s of key events.
Support planning of the events and meetings.
Follow up on meeting invitations through emails and phones as is appropriate.
Planning for and managing logistics for regional meetings and other forums such as workshops and reflection/ learning events.
Plan for guest logistics:
Scheduled meetings, entry and exit briefs, etc.
Handle check in and out of guests from hotels.
Support guest’s general needs like shopping, church service.
Following up with all staff on submission of their monthly reports.
Draft regional monthly report for PM’s review and submission to ROM within the stipulated timelines.
Following up with responsible staff on status implementation of key action points and decisions from the meetings/fora.
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Business/public administration and related fields.
2-3 experience providing administrative support in a busy office environment (Front desk, Procurement and stores, records management)
Knowledge in computer applications like MS Office and data base management
Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Must have knowledge in computer applications like MS Office and data base management
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.
Perform other duties as required.