Administration Officer at National Forestry Authority (NFA)

Application ends: August 31, 2022

Job Description

The National Forestry Authority (NFA) is a Government agency established under the National Forestry
and Tree Planting Act, 2003 as a corporate body responsible for sustainable development and
management of Central Forest Reserves (CFRs) and provision of technical support to stakeholders in
the forestry sub-sector. NFA’s vision is “A world class, global leader in sustainable forest management’’,
while its Mission is “To sustainably manage and develop the country’s Central Forest Reserves and to
provide quality forestry products and services for the socio-economic development of Uganda”.

NFA seeks to recruit a qualified Ugandan to fill the following position.

Location: Headquarters Kampala
Supervisor: Director Finance and Administration
Salary Scale: NFA 4
Terms of Employment: Three (3) year contract (Renewable)

Job summary: Provide overall Administrative and management services to NFA.

Responsibilities and tasks
 Prepare and implement work plans and budgets.
 Develop, update and implement Administrative policies and guidelines.
 Update and maintain the property and infrastructure Asset Register.
 Ensure the proper maintenance of all NFA infrastructure and equipment.
 Oversee the safety and security of NFA property.
 Prepare situational, quarterly and infrastructure/property performance reports.
 Provide foreign travel logistical support to staff and Board.
 Supervise, train, appraise, coach, mentor and build capacity of staff and service providers.
 Confirm receipt all goods and services delivered at NFA stores.
 Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications, work experience and interpersonal attributes/competences
 Bachelor’s degree (Honors) in Social Sciences, Social Works and Social Administration, Business
Administration, Public Administration or Commerce from a reputable institution.
 Post graduate training in management, stores/ asset management or related field.
 Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a similar or related position.
 Minimum of thirty (30) years of age.
 Good decision making and leadership skills.
 Critical thinking and attention to detail.
 Analytical and good communication skills.
 High level of integrity, resilience and reliability.
 Good management, team building and organizational skills.

Criteria for application
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements, should submit their applications, certified copies of academic certificates, transcripts and curriculum vitae giving full details of applicants’ education, qualifications, experience (with evidence), present salary, three referees with their full postal, e-mail addresses and telephone contacts as well as the candidate’s full address and e-mail to the address below not later than close of business on 31st August 2022 or send soft copies to
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

NFA is an equal opportunity employer and women are encouraged to apply.

Applications should be addressed to:
The Executive Director
National Forestry Authority
Plot 10/20 Spring Road, Bugolobi
P. O. Box 70863, Kampala-Uganda
Tel: 0312 – 264035/6; 0414-360400