VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Title: Opening Date: Closing Date: Position Classification:

Administrative Assistant/Medical June 2, 2011 June 16, 2011 Full time Services Contract

The Peace Corps is an agency of the United States Government, which sends American Volunteer development workers to assist in capacity building and technical assistance activities in over 70 countries worldwide. Peace Corps Uganda invites applicants for the position listed above which is based in Kampala, Uganda. See www.uganda.peacecorps.gov for more details. Basic Functions This is a multi-functional position requiring a high degree of skill and management ability. The incumbent must exhibit a high degree of personal and administrative organization in relevant duties, maintaining the health unit tracking systems for tracking medical and financial information, filing, ensuring the smooth daily operation of the medical office, coordinating resources, ensuring regular up-dates for the medical inventory. He/she works under the coordination of the Peace Corps Medical Officers (PCMO’s). Duties and Responsibilities  Office Management support  Secretarial Support  Inventory of medical supplies  Safety & Security support  Other duties as assigned Qualifications and Experience Position related Diploma with 2 to 3 years of clerical and administrative experience. Experience in medical office is preferred. Language: Reading, writing and speaking fluency in English in addition to at least 1 host country language. Experience: Receptionist duties, clerical and computer skills, energetic and efficient with good organizational skills. Excellent interpersonal and customer care skills including cross-cultural and diplomatic awareness with ability to be a team player, flexible and follow detailed instructions. Skilled use of computer productivity tools, in particular Microsoft (MS) outlook, MS Word and MS Excel.

HOW TO APPLY A. Please submit a letter of interest, resume and any other documentation that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above. Also, send names and contact information for three references. B. Attach an original copy of a reference letter from your area Local Council (LC). Submitted documents become the property of the Peace Corps and will not be returned. You will be contacted ONLY if you are deemed qualified and invited for an interview.
SUBMIT APPLICATION TO

applications@ug.peacecorps.gov or send Administrative Officer Peace Corps Uganda Plot 53 Prince Charles Road P. O. Box 29348 - Kampala, Uganda

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