Kampala Full Time Government
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3 weeks ago

Job Summary

Provide administrative supports to the Officer of the Directors as well as their day today management and initially undertake the management of record

  • Qualification Level: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 6 years

Job Description

Job Description

Vacancy title: 
Front Desk Officer

Jobs at: 
National Planning Authority

Deadline of this Job: 
Thursday, 21st December 2017 at 16:55 hours

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

Job details: 
The National Planning Authority (NPA) was established by an Act of Parliament No.15 of 2002 in compliance with article 125 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda (1995). Accordingly, it is the principal statutory agency responsible for the management of national and decentralized development planning in Uganda. The primary function of the Authority is to produce comprehensive and integrated development plans for the country elaborated in terms of the perspective Vision, Long and Medium-term Plans. Through its external sourcing strategies and career offers, NPA Executive Authority, is desirous of filling selected vacancies to strengthen its human resources capacity by recruiting dynamic and self-motivated professional individuals to complement its current staff in the effective and efficient implementation of its mandate. The offer is open to interested professionals with the required qualifications, experience, competencies, skills and the right work attitude. A competitive and attractive remuneration package is attached to each position. “NPA” is an equal opportunity employer and female applicants with the relevant experience and qualifications are encouraged to apply for the positions of their choice.

Front Desk Officer (Receptionist)
Reports to: Senior Administrative Officer
Preferred age: 25-45

Main function:
Provide administrative supports to the Officer of the Directors as well as their day today management and initially undertake the management of records in the Central Registry

Duties and Responsibilities:
refer to details given search under www.npa.ug under opportunities.


  • Honors degree; in discipline of Bachelor of Arts in Arts or Social Sciences, Management, Administration, office management Secretarial studies or other relevant degree from a recognized University or "A" Level with a Diploma in Front Office Management, or a related field.
  • Additional qualifications in line with the position will be an added advantage

Experience, and Knowledge

  • Demonstrated varied experience and substantive knowledge of at least Six (6) years as receptionist or front desk in a reputable development-oriented institution/organization involving management and administration of cross functional activities
  • In addition, Knowledge in Microsoft Office or a similar set of computer application packages will be required Other attributes and skills:
  • Refer to details given search under www.npa.ug under opportunities.

Job application procedure 
Applicants are to forward two sets of applications with detailed curriculum vitae, including phone and email contacts; photocopies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts addressed to: The Executive Director; National Planning Authority, P.O.BOX 21434 Kampala Uganda; Planning - House Plot 17B Clement Hill Road.


  • The preferred method of applications’ delivery is physical delivery through the NPA Front Desk / Reception. However, candidates using post office should post early enough to avoid late deliveries and retrievals from post office beyond the closing date. 
  • Shortlisted candidates shall be notified through their email addresses and or phone contacts indicated in their applications or CVs. 
  • Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted their authenticity and background checks conducted before considered for appointment into the Authority. 
  • The successful candidates will be offered a three-year contract including a probationary period of 6 months. 
  • Advertised positions not filled thereafter will remain open until when filled. 
  • A detailed advert is accessible on NPA website under opportunities onwww.npa.ug,  
  • The closing date for receipt of applications at NPA (both hand delivered, post office & courier) shall be Thursday, 21st December 2017 at 16:55 hours.


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