Company Description

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organisation that applies practical know-how to make a lasting difference in the lives of people living in poverty. We use our extensive and long-term in-country presence to apply and adapt our top-notch expertise in agriculture, energy and WASH to local contexts. SNV has an annual turnover of €130 million, over 1,250 staff in more than 25 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. We are proud to be a not-for-profit organisation that uses project financing to implement our mission. This requires us to work efficiently and to invest in operational excellence.

Job Description

Main tasks and duties:

Front Desk management:

  • Receive and correctly attend to visitors
  • Operate the telephone switch board, scanner and maintain the general
  • Keep records of private calls, private copies
  • Receive and dispatch all mail/ messages /calls and maintain registration records where appropriate
  • Follow up absence board in reception
  • Initiate project procurements
  • Support in Fleet management
  • Book Hotels for the staff
  • Minute-taking during team meetings
  • Keep and maintain address, telephone, and stationery stock records
  • Responsible for the filing system of the portfolio
  • Supporting the Project Finance unit


  • Diploma in Secretarial Studies or Certificate in Business Administration or Diploma in Logistics and Procurement. Ability to think independently, analyze problems, and identify solutions.
  • High degree of initiative, flexibility, reliability, discretion, and willingness to learn.
  • Cross cultural skills and management experience of multiple complex tasks.
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Good computer skills in MS-applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet, Etc.)
  • Customer care formal training is an added advantage
  • A person with a positive attitude towards work, cheerful and with a bright outlook and enthusiastic
Additional Information
  • Contract period: 1 years with possible extension.
  • Contract type: Local (open to Ugandan nationals only)
  • Desired Start Date: August 2022

This opportunity is available to Ugandan nationals who are residents in Mbarara Fort Portal and surrounding areas..