Executive Assistant Job at Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Executive Assistant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU)

Deadline of this Job:
05 August 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 03, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Detailed Terms of Reference for the Position of
Executive Assistant
Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) is a member-based organization with members structured in 12 sectors that span Uganda's economy. PSFU has moved to use a sectoral approach to ensure that it remains of value to both its membership and the economy at large.

PSFU intends to recruit the services of qualified individuals with suitable credentials and experience for an executive assistant.

An executive assistant coordinates and provides high-quality administrative support to the executive team. An executive assistant's role may also include analyzing documents, preparing research reports, and occasionally supervising staff members.

The executive assistant is expected to be proactive, outgoing, have an eye for detail, and work well with a wide variety of personalities. He or She provides personal administrative support and assistance to executive staff.
Reports to: Executive Director

Responsibilities for Executive Assistant
• Manage complex office administrative work requiring the use of independent judgment and initiative
• Prepare and edit correspondence, communications, presentations and other documents
• Schedule appointments, and maintain and update supervisors' daily calendar
• Coordinate travel arrangements, prepare itineraries, plan logistics, and submit expense reports
• Screen all incoming phone calls, inquiries, visitors, and correspondence, and route accordingly
• File and retrieve documents and reference materials
• Conduct research, collect and analyse data to prepare reports and a variety of documents including speeches.
• Arrange and co-ordinate meetings and events under the Executive Director’s Office
• Record, transcribe and distribute minutes of meetings
• Monitor, screen, respond to and distribute incoming communications
• Liaise with internal staff at all levels
• Interact with external clients
• Supervise, coach and train staff under his/her supervision
• Maintain confidentiality of highly sensitive information
• Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications for Executive Assistant
• Bachelor's degree required or equivalent work experience
• At least 3 years’ experience providing support at a high level
• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point), Adobe Acrobat, and social media web platforms
• knowledge of standard office administrative practices and procedures

Key Skills and Competencies
• Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with a strong attention to detail
• Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with key stakeholders
• Good communication, information gathering and monitoring skills
• problem analysis and problem solving skills, judgment and decision-making ability
• Attention to detail and accuracy
• Adaptability
• Confidentiality.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


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Job application procedure
Further details about the requirements of each position can be found on the PSFU www.psfuganda.org.ug
Qualified interested candidates should submit applications strictly online using the following link https://www.psfuganda.org/psfuopportunities/apply-online.html not later than 5th August, 2021 addressed to
Executive Director
Private Sector Foundation Uganda
Plot 43 Nakasero Hill Road
P. O. Box 7683, Kampala
Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Canvassing will automatically disqualify any candidate

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Job Info
Job Category: Management jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 05 August 2021
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 03-08-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 03-08-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 03-08-2065
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