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CRS Uganda Jobs 2020 – Administrative Officer

Job Title: Administration Officer – CRS Uganda Jobs 2020

Organization: Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Uganda

Duty Station: Moroto


Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Uganda Profile:

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-governmental organization (NGO) supporting relief and development work in over 100 countries around the world. CRS carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. CRS’ Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations; serving people on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs.

Project Summary:

The Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Uganda, in partnership with CARE are implementing the Inclusive
Market-based Development for Smallholder Farmers in Karamoja sub region Project. The goal of this 36 months programme is designed to increase food security, improve maternal and child nutrition and enhance household income in the Karamoja Sub-region, and Katakwi District.
The Specific Objective of the DINU programme is to increase food security, improve maternal and child nutrition and enhance household incomes through support to diversified food production and commercial agriculture and through improved household resilience (notably to climate change) and women empowerment. The target population is expected to receive support to engage in diversified agricultural production and establish linkages to commercial input and output markets and financial services to engage in commercial agriculture allowing for improved food security and improvement of nutrition specifically amongst children, women and adolescents.


Roles and Responsibilities:

• Coordinate and report on activities and required resources to ensure cost efficient and quality service delivery from administrative support functions.
• Prepare transactional documents in support of general operations processes and support coordination of transaction processing (e.g. payment requests, travel authorizations, travel advances, visas, etc.).
• Compile data, perform data entry and data verification in relation to general administration processes (e.g.
• various contact lists, employee leave balances, staff attendance reports, Vehicle Log Sheets review, visitors’ welcome packages, etc.).
• Help ensure administrative systems, processes, and policies are in line with agency standards and donor and local law regulations.
• Coordinate the efficient use of sub-office assets and rented facilities. Help ensure fully compliant procurement of office materials and asset management systems.
• Support implementation of property management processes, such as property receipt and distribution, property labelling, physical counts, etc.
• Coordinate the provision of travel and logistics support and services to staff and visitors. Coordinate event planning activities, including delegation visits, trainings and workshops.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • High School diploma required. Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or relevant field preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience in administrative support functions, with increasing responsibility.
  • Experience with a local or international NGO a plus.
  • Additional education may substitute for some experience.
  • Experience and proficient skills in MS Office package (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio) and information management systems.
  • English fluency, local languages spoken in Karamoja region is an added advantage.
  • Based in Moroto and 30% travel to the DINU districts


How To Apply for CRS Uganda Jobs 2020

Interested candidates should  send your application and complete Curriculum Vitae to [email protected]

Large files and/or scans of documents will lead to rejection of your application, in the subject line of the email, copy and paste – ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER only

Deadline: December 23, 2020.

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