United States Embassy USAID Jobs – Administrative Assistant

Organisation: United
States Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Vacancy Number: 090/2013
Duty Station: USAID,
Gulu, Uganda
Salary Grade: FSN-8 (Ugshs.
38,988,039 to 58,134,949 p.a. inclusive of allowances)
USAID/Uganda seeks
to hire a Northern Uganda Development of Enhanced Local Governance,
Infrastructure, and Livelihoods (NUDEIL) Program Manager to oversee the
implementation of the NUDEIL Program. Located in Gulu, the contractor will work
across the Mission’s Development Objective teams to help coordinate and
facilitate the integration of and reporting on NUDEIL activities into the
Mission’s broader portfolio and enhance programs aimed at stabilization and
reconstruction in northern Uganda.  
Job Summary: The
job holder provides support to the NUDEIL Program Manager focusing specifically
on relationships with Ugandan Government Officials at the district and local
level and provide oversight and assistance to the district financial systems
and reporting regarding the NUDEIL program.  In addition, the
Administrative Assistant will be responsible for coordinating and organizing
all communication and information between USAID and all other parties as well
as maintaining internal reporting and organization for the USAID NUDEIL staff.
For a full job description, please visit the link
below with all duties and responsibilities on http://kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with
specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
  • The
    applicant should hold a college degree in finance, accounting, economics,
    political science, or social sciences with some focus on accounting.
  • At
    least five years of progressively responsible experience in the public
    sector or the NGO community and at least two years focusing on financial
  • Language
    Requirement:  Must be fluent in the English language.   Fluency
    in Lou is an advantage.
  • Knowledge
    and familiarity with Ugandan society economy and government structure,
    particularly financial systems. 
  • Must
    be familiar with the principles of management in a broad range of administrative
    activities (financial, organizational, procurement, records) as well as
    basic principles of working with local government institutions.
  • Excellent
    interpersonal and computer skills are required. 
How to Apply:
All those interested in working with the US mission in
Kampala should send their applications and strictly adhere to the following:
Universal Application for Employment as a Locally
Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174) Download
it Here.
  • 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, transcripts/certificates, awards) that
    addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed
Submit Application To:
Human Resources Office
By email at KampalaHR@state.gov
NB: Only electronic submissions will be accepted
and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Please 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
Telephone:  0414-306001/259-791/5
Deadline: 13th November 2013
The US Mission in Kampala provides equal opportunity
and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to
race, color religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political
affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.  The Department of
State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel
operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

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