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Wednesday 5 March 2014

Office Attendant - Ministry of Education and Sports Uganda

Vacancy : Office Attendant
Recruiting Company : Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES)
Project: Reform Task Force Secretariat Skilling Uganda
Funding Source: World Bank and Government of Belgium
Salary:          UGX 1.5 million shillings per month
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to: Administrator

About MoES:
The Government of Uganda represented by the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) and supported by World Bank  and the Government of Belgium initialed a process to formulate a ten year BTVET Strategic Plan (Skilling Uganda) in 2009. This denotes a paradigm shift for skills development in Uganda with the overall aim of transforming the BTVET system from an Educational Sub-Sector into a comprehensive System of Skills development for employment, enhanced productivity, and growth. The main purpose will be to create employable skills and competencies relevant to the labour market instead of educational Certificates. It will embrace all Ugandans in need of skills, not only primary and Secondary School leavers. Skills will enable the Country to expand and grow. Employers in Uganda often complain about skills shortages that constrain production and expansion. Large segments of the population, including those working in the informal sector, lack skills they need to raise themselves out of poverty. The economy faces critical skills gap that threaten to limit the growth of key sectors, including agriculture and energy.

The Strategic Plan recommends the establishment of the Reform Task Force (RTF) and its Secretariat to oversee and manage the implementation of the plan until a permanent integrated Skills Development Authority (SDA) is established.

Job Summary: The Office Attendant will mainly facilitate effective operations of the Project Task Force’s offices.

Key Duties
Clean up offices, deliver mails and other correspondences
Operate duplicating and photocopying machines and paper cutter
Prepare and serve tea and run errands
Recording all incoming mails and dispatching out going correspondences
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Administrator.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The Office Attendant should hold an Ordinary Level (O- Level) certificate with a pass in English language
Possession of a certificate in Filing and Record keeping is an added advantage
Excellent communication skis
Time management skills
Possess a high degree of honesty and integrity
High organizational skills

Applications are therefore invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant positions as specified in the job description above.  All applications should clearly include the position of the vacancy and applicants should attach photocopies of their certificates and testimonials plus recent passport size photograph. The applications should be submitted to the Office of the Assistant Commissioner Human Resource Management, Embassy House Fourth Floor Room, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 7th March 2014