Makerere University Support Services & Welfare Officer - Jobs in Uganda

Makerere University Support Services & Welfare Officer - Jobs in Uganda

Job Description

Vacancy title:
Support Services & Welfare Officer (Only Female Applicants)

Type: Full Time , Industry: Education & Training , Category: Administrative & Office

Jobs at:

Makerere University

Deadline of this Job:
23rd December 2019

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa


Salary: Not Disclosed

Job Details:

The Directorate of Human Resources, Makerere University seeks to recruit persons of high integrity and professionalism to fill three full-time positions under the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program.

Position: Support Services & Welfare Officer (Only Female Applicants)

Immediate Supervisor: Program Manager

Tenure of Appointment: 2 Years Contract.

Job Description

  • Organise orientation program for new Scholars & General Assemblies for all Scholars
  • Coordinate the housing scheme for the Scholars is.
  • Coordinate the Utilisation of the health insurance scheme for Scholars
  • Support International Travels for Scholars
  • Cultivate give back ethos in Scholars
  • Provide information & advice to students on personal/ welfare issues
  • Ensure timely & appropriate procurement of the required goods and services
  • Provide activity and quarterly reports
  • Any other duty assigned by the Program Manager

    Job Skills: Not Specified

    Essential Academic Qualifications and Experience


  • A Masters University Degree (by research) from a recognized University and a Bachelor Honors degree in Social Sciences, Social Work and Social Administration. Human Resource Management, Education,
    Psychology, Counselling and Guidance or any similar field.
  • An advanced certificate Diploma in Counselling and Guidance is an added advantage


  • Minimum of three (3) years of professional experience in designing, implementing and managing social/welfare programmes
  • Working experience with at least one Youth Programme or academic scholarship programme
  • Experience in Provision of Psycho-social support is an added advantage


  • A good understanding of policies and regulations of a University with specific regards to Student Welfare and well being
  • Ability to engage with the Youth and Excellent Customer care service skills
  • Ability to preserve confidentiality of work-related information and data
  • Ability to work in a team and with good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and deliver within tight timelines
  • Relevant Computer Skills VII. Excellent Written and verbal Communications
  • Languages: Excellent written and spoken command of English

    Job Education Requirements: Masters University Degree

    Job Experience Requirements: 3 years

    Job application procedure

    Interested persons with suitable qualifications should submit their applications, Curriculum Vitae and academic documents (three copies/ sets), giving full details of applicants' education, qualifications, work experience, present salary and recommendations from at least two referees

    Applications should be hand delivered to Planning and Development Department, Lincoln Flats Block C, Room C 1 not later than 23 December 2019

    Applications will be addressed to:

    The Director
    Human Resource Directorate
    Makerere University
    P.O Box 7062, Kampala

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