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Are you looking for administrative Jobs in Uganda 2024? If yes, then you might be interested in Records Assistant job at National Agricultural Research Organisation

Mukono, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

February 23, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

The National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) is an agency of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) with the mandate to coordinate and oversee all aspects of public-funded agricultural research in Uganda.

Established as a body corporate by the National Agricultural Research Act of 2005, NARO comprises a Governing Council, a Secretariat and 16 Public Agricultural Research Institutes (PARIs) spread across the country.

NARO is mandated to undertake research in all aspects of agriculture including crops, livestock, fisheries, forestry, agro-machinery, natural resources and socio-economics.

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Job Title

Records Assistant job at National Agricultural Research Organisation

Job Description

The National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) is an agency of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF)
With the mandate to coordinate and oversee all aspects of public-funded agricultural research in Uganda.
Established as a body corporate by the National Agricultural Research Act of 2005, NARO comprises a Governing Council, a Secretariat and 16 Public Agricultural Research Institutes (PARIs) spread across the country.

NARO is mandated to undertake research in all aspects of agriculture including crops, livestock, fisheries, forestry, agro-machinery, natural resources and socio-economics.
The National Agricultural Research Organisation was established by the National Agricultural Research Act 2005 as a body corporate with the mandate to provide strategic direction for publically funded agricultural research in Uganda. The organisation is composed of the Council as its governing body, Committees of Council, a Secretariat for its day-to-day operations, and semi-autonomous Public Agricultural Research Institutes (PARI's) under its policy guidance. The Director General invites suitably qualified Ugandans to apply for the following positions at the NARO Secretariat and respective PARIS.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Receive, sort, file and retrieve records according to the NARO filing system

  • Scan, photocopy and digitise records as required

  • Ensure the security and confidentiality of the records

  • Assist in the disposal of obsolete records in accordance with the NARO records retention policy

  • Respond to requests for information from internal and external stakeholders

  • Prepare reports and statistics on the records management activities

Qualifications and Competencies

The Records Assistant should have the following qualifications:

  • A diploma in records management, library science, information science or a related field

  • At least two years of experience in records management or a similar role

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and other relevant software applications

  • Excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills

  • Attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

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How to Apply


Interested persons with the above requirements should submit three sets of applications together with a detailed curriculum vitae giving telephone and e-mail addresses; and names and addresses of 3 (three) referees as well as copies of academic certificates and testimonials to the undersigned not later than 5.00 p.m. on 23rd February 2024.

Applicants are advised to quote the reference number of the post applied for on the top left hand corner of the envelope. Applicants should NOT apply for more than two posts.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and notified via NARO web-site, telephones and e-mail addresses as provided on the CV. Short-listed candidates will be required to provide certified copies of their Academic Qualifications.

Applicants are required to check for details of the advert indicating duties of each post, minimum qualification and experience, reference number specified against the vacancy on the NARO website www.naro.go.ug
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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