Infectious Diseases Institute Administrative Assistant Jobs in Uganda

Infectious Diseases Institute Administrative Assistant Jobs in Uganda

Role & Responsibilities

• The project administrator will assist in duties related to the TB REACH funded project.

• Assists coordinators with implementation of project-planning and problem-solving

• Assist the coordinators in developing work plans for the project

• Assist the coordinators coordinate any project related trainings

• Assist the coordinators organise and coordinate meetings with stakeholders and partners both in country and internationally

• Write minutes for meetings

• Ensure timely submission of reports

• Coordinate re-imbursements and payments for the project in-line with financial guidelines

• Assist the coordinators laisse with procurement to ensure timely requisition of supplies for the project

• Prepare quarterly reports as per the funders guidelines

• Any other duties assigned by the coordinators or principal investigator

Desirable Skills & Qualities:

• Excellent interpersonal and communications skills;

• Should be fluent in oral and written English.

• Should be a highly motivated person and should be able to work under a high workload;

• Competent in the use of standard office software;

• Ability to work in a team but also work independently.

• Ability to speak local language

• Flexibility to work long hours, which may occasionally extend beyond normal working hours in order to complete critical tasks.


• Degree in health administration, health service management, , project management, public health or any related course :

• Previous experience in TB or TB/HIV related project management is desirable :

• Previous experience in TB or TB/HIV related project management :

• Proven knowledge in report writing and good written communication skills :

• Knowledge in project management and administration

How to

  • Candidates that meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in these positions should send their CVs, including details of email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address not later than 20th September 2020. Email your application and CV to


    Key Notes:

  • IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process.

  • For this particular recruitment, preference will be given to internal interested candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a period of at least one year.

  • Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one PDF document.

  • Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject line of your email.

  • Please note that if you DO NOT indicate the vacancy code as instructed above, your application will not be considered.

  • Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    The Senior Human Resource Manager
    Infectious Diseases Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main Campus
    College of Health Sciences, Makerere University
    P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda

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