United States Embassy Jobs – Administrative Assistant- INL

Organisation: U. S. Embassy
in Uganda (US Mission)
Vacancy Number: 041/2013 

Job Title:        
Administrative Assistant- INL; FP-6; FSN-8

The American Embassy is seeking an individual for the position of
Administrative Assistant in the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement
Affairs (INL) Section.

Job Summary: The
Administrative assistant will provide administrative support services to the
INL Program Manager. She/He will also receive reviews and controls all
in-coming and out-going unclassified correspondence. Under the direction of the
PM, the administrative assistant will coordinate law enforcement training,
logistics and procurement requests. She/He will maintain accurate accounting of
all budgets.

A full copy of the complete position description listing all duties and
responsibilities is available on

Qualifications, Skills &

NOTE:  All interested applicants
must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and
comprehensive information supporting each item.
Completion of a university degree in social sciences, business administration,
public administration, development studies, ethics and development, finance,
accounts, commerce, social work and social administration, sociology, human
resources, education, psychology or information technology is required.
  Three years of hands on experience in managing
administration and accounting duties in a medium to a large organization is
Level IV English ability (fluent written, spoken and reading) and Level III
(Good working knowledge) in either Luganda, Swahili, Lusoga, Runyakitara, Luo,
Langi, Alur, Lugisu, Ateso or Acholi language ability is required.
Must possess relevant knowledge of general accounting and administrative
procedures. Must have a good understanding of the operations of Uganda Police
Force as far as Community Policing and Counterterrorism are concerned. 
Skills and Abilities:
  Strong organizational skills are required
to manage a number of competing tasks. Excellent communication and
interpersonal skills and the ability to interact and work equally well with a
wide range of staff at all levels in the organization is required. Must be a
self-starter, able to identify priorities and meet deadlines with limited

How to Apply:

All Interested candidates for this position must
submit the following for consideration of the application:

Universal Application for Employment as a
Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174).

A current resume or curriculum vitae.

Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must
provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.  Candidates
who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation
confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their

Any other documentation (e.g. essays,
certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the
position as listed above.

Submit Application To:
Human Resources Office
By email at

NB: Only Electronic
Submissions Will Be Accepted And Only Shortlisted Candidates Will Be Contacted.

Clearly indicate the position applied for in the subject area of the
email submission.
Please use standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat
(.pdf) and please send all documents in one file attachment.

NB: All Ordinarily Resident
(Or) Applicants Must Have The Required Work And/Or Residency Permits To Be
Eligible For Consideration.


Deadline: 7th
May, 2013

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