Job Title: Receptionist

Reports to: Human Resource Manager

Vacancies:  One (1) Positions.

Age 25-45 years.

Job Purpose:

Perform office Management roles relating to Front desk functions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Receive, refer and direct visitors and clients of the Institute to the appropriate personnel.
  • Answer, screen and forward incoming phone calls in a professional manner.
  • Receive, register, sort and distribute daily mails, deliveries to staff in the Institute.
  • Ensure timely responses to inquiries and correspondences to and from the Institute.
  • Prepare the boardrooms for scheduled meetings.
  • Keep a safe and clean reception area by complying with procedures, rules and regulations of the Institute

Qualifications Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in; Office Management, Library and Information, Administrative and Secretarial Studies or any other relevant degree from a recognized University
  • Fluent communication skills in English, both spoken and written.
  • At least two (2) years’ experience as a Receptionist/ Administrator in a reputable development-oriented institution/organization.
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Office or a similar set of computer application packages will be required.
  • Well-organized with excellent multi-tasking abilities.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent recording keeping skills.

How to Apply:

Applications with typed CVs, copies of academic transcripts & certificates should be sent to the address below:

Human Resource Manager.

Uganda Industrial Research Institute (UIRI)

P.O. Box 7086, Plot 42 Mukabya Rd, Nakawa Industrial Area


Dead line not later than 28th February 2022 at 5pm.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.