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New Job Vacancy At Uganda Veterinary Board (UVB), August 2020- Office Administrator| Ajira360tz.com

The Uganda Veterinary Board is the profession regulatory body established by an Act of Parliament (The Veterinary Surgeons Act 1958, Cap 277). It is composed of a team of seven veterinarians in good standing in the profession and of high repute in the country. They are appointed by the Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries with approval of Cabinet. Its major mandate is to ensure that animal health services are offered by qualified, registered and licensed veterinary professionals under their regulatory supervision. To do this, the Board runs several activities including, but not limited to, registration of professionals and their premises of practice; establishment of standards for training, practice and professional conduct of veterinary professionals; provision of guidance and support for continuing professional development programmes and community education.


JOB TITLE: Office Administrator 

Location: Kampala Uganda
Deadline: 07th August 2020

Job Summary 
The UVB has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and innovative person to join and assist in establishing systems working closely with the Board. This permanent position is well suited to an individual that is looking at advancing their career in administration and gain experience in regulatory affairs. The Office Administrator will be responsible for the day to clay running of the UVB Office. As in-charge of the UVB office, the administrator will work closely with the Secretary/Registrar Board Responsible to: Secretary/Registrar, Uganda 

To provide office and administrative support to the Uganda Veterinary Board for the smooth running of its business.

Key duties
▪︎ General office management to ensure effective and efficient handling of office operations and meetings of the Board
▪︎ Implement the marketing and communication strategies of the UVB
▪︎ Managing schedules and itineraries
▪︎ Preparing activity reports and accountabilities
▪︎ Maintaining functionality and safe custody of UVB property
▪︎ Assisting the Board in development and implementation of the funding strategy and fund mobilization activities.
▪︎ Assist Board members whenever necessary.
▪︎ Perform any other duties or assignments as designated by the UVB Secretary/Registrar. 

Minimum qualiļ¬cations
▪︎ A minimum of a Bachelor's degree from a reputable university with at least 2 years’ experience.
▪︎ A person of integrity with excellent time management and work ethics
▪︎ Excellent IT, social, communication, interpersonal abilities, numeracy and organizational skills
▪︎ Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment;
▪︎ Possess a valid Uganda Driving Permit 
▪︎ An understanding of the fundamentals of the veterinary industry in particular regulation
▪︎ Knowledge of the animal sector
▪︎ Experience associated with the veterinary sector will be an added advantage 

This position is contractual and will be initially offered on a six- month probation period after which a review will take place. 


How To Apply

Applications and CVs should be sent to uvbregistrar@gmail.com  to reach not later than 11:59 pm on August 7th 2020. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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