Career Opportunities

Cleaner/Office Assistant

Location: Jinja, Uganda | Job Type: Full-time | Post Date: 03/17/2017
Job Description: 

In close collaboration with the Office Management Assistant, the Cleaner is responsible for general administrative support to with the overall aim of ensuring smooth functioning of office operations and project activities.

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APPLICATION PROCESS: Qualified applicants should submit their cover letter, certificate of good conduct curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references by Friday 31st March, 2017 at 12:00 pm addressed to:
Human Resource Coordinator
University Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services
Plot 10 Kiira Lane, Mpumudde Division, UGANDA


Job Responsibilities: 
  • Cleaning offices, bathrooms, kitchen, general areas and floors of the office daily
  • Washing dishes on a regular basis throughout the day
  • Preparing and cleaning up after coffee/tea breaks as requested by the Office Management Assistant
  • Assisting in ensuring that the kitchen is stocked with tea, coffee, sugar, milk and other supplies
  • Assist in compound cleaning when requested
  • Receiving visitors in a courteous way and directing them accordingly
  • Receiving incoming phone calls and making out going phone calls as requested by the COP and other staff
  • Receiving incoming mail and dispatching out-going mail accordingly
  • Prepare/photocopy all training material prior to training
  • Any other duties as assigned
Job Requirements: 
  • A-level Certificate with relevant training in office management
  • 2 years office support experience and 1 year experience in project related work
  • Able to work with an international/multi-cultural team preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks desired
  • Good written and oral communication and interpersonal skills desired
  • Basic knowledge with computer use desired
  • Fluent written and spoken English desired
  • Please note: Only candidates who are eligible to work in the Uganda for an indefinite period without a need for sponsorship will be considered for this position

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About University Research Company (URC):
URC is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States. URC is an E-Verify employer and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

URC’s mission is to provide innovative, evidence-based solutions to health and social challenges worldwide. Please join us in carrying out our mission.