Office Assistant, Kampala, Uganda

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Organization: Cardno

Country: Uganda

City: Kampala

Office: Cardno in Kampala, Uganda


The USAID Feed the Future Uganda Institutional and Systems Strengthening (ISS) Activity is a five-year Activity implemented by Cardno Emerging Markets USA, Ltd. The goal of the Activity is for key national level Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) and industry apex organizations (IAOs) that are vital to driving inclusive agriculture-led economic growth to fulfill their mandate, leading to pathways to prosperity, improved resilience, and better nutrition for the people of Uganda. The purpose of the Activity is to improve the performance and structures of MDAs and IAOs. This purpose will be achieved through the following four objectives: (1) Improve the internal processes of selected MDAs and IAOs, making them more responsive to the needs of their consumers, members, and the general public; (2) Improve the policy framework that supports the functionality of selected MDAs and IAOs; (3) Strengthen key capacity elements of select MDAs and IAOs to perform their mandates; and (4) Strengthen the “structures” or key vertical and horizontal linkages within, between and among institutions so that they work together more effectively to achieve their goals.

The Office Assistant will be responsible for maintaining a clean and operable workspace for staff and visitors. S/He will stock management of groceries, office cleaning supplies, or other necessary items for smooth functioning of the ISS Activity office space. She/he will provide support to arrange for teas/meals or other necessities during events /conferences as need arises.


This position requires a well-organized person to ensure the office is tidy. S/he will:

Clean all office areas and ensure the office is tidy

Dust and organize all office areas

Arrange for staff and visitor teas and during meetings/workshops

Ensure groceries are in stock and maintain stock registers

Support photocopying of documents when requested

Ensure office is open and ready for use daily; close office at the end of the day

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Ensure office utility bills are cleared

Order and re-stock kitchen consumables

Any other responsibilities as assigned.


Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar position with international organizations.

Strong level of attention to detail

Work experienced with USAID funded project is a plus.

Must be a Ugandan citizen.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and time sensitive requests

Fluency in English

Estimated Period of Performance:

The opening is a full-time position and will require staff time of 40 hours a week.

Estimated LoE:

This is a long-term position and is based in Kampala.


The Office Assistant will report to the Admin. Assistant

Deadline for submission of applications

Send an updated CV demonstrating your relevant experience via  by November 19, 2021 at 4:00 pm. Late applications will not be reviewed.

Equal Opportunity statement: Cardno has a long-standing policy of Equal Opportunity in employment. Our practice is to fill positions by selecting applicants who can perform the work in a competent and professional manner. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. At any time, if you need an accommodation during the application process, please contact Human Resources at This position will require proof of COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment and reasonable accommodations will be considered.

Cardno is a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with specialist expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world. Cardno’s team includes leading professionals who plan, design, manage and deliver sustainable projects and community programs. Cardno is an international company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange [ASX:CDD].

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Cardno Emerging Markets USA, Ltd.


Cardno Vacancy: Office Assistant, Kampala, Uganda | UNjobs


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