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Office Assistant at Agricultural Research and Extension Trust (ARET)

Agricultural Research and Extension Trust (ARET)

Overview

The Agricultural Research and Extension Trust (ARET) is Malawi’s premier institution in tobacco research, extension and training services. Established in 1995 and funded primarily by tobacco growers, ARET’s Core activities include development and dissemination of tobacco technologies and training of stakeholders in order to sustain and improve tobacco productivity while conserving the natural resources.

An opportunity has arisen for highly motivated professionals with requisite academic qualifications and technical expertise to fill existing vacant posts that have arisen in ARET as follows:

OFFICE ASSISTANT

THE CANDIDATE
This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic, outgoing and self- organized individual, who has the ability to mutitask, manage complex schedules and meet challenging deadlines. He/she must have a positive attitude and impeccable
attention to detail and should be able fo thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Tenable at: ARET Head Office in Lilongwe.

KEY FUNCION
The successful candidate will oversee clerical tasks to ensure the Trust’s processes run smoothily in the Senior Management offices by among others, overseeing all aspects of office cleaning and performing clerical support as requested including photocopying, collating, stapling, SCanning and binding documents. The incumbent will also ensure efficient delivery of mail and other dispatch resources by carefuly planning travel routes to ensure that packages are delivered to recipients in a timely manner.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
•MSCE
•Three years relevant experence.
•Driving Licence Code A or A1.

MODE OF APPLICATION
Interested persons should submit applications attaching relevant certificates and a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae stating their postal and email addresses and contact phone numbers, plus names, email addresses and contact numbers of three traceable.referees to the under-mentioned address not later than Friday, 9th December, 2022:

The Chief Executive Officer
ARET
Private Bag 9
LILONGWE.

Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

ARET subscribes to principles of equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. Women are particularly encouraged to apply.