Residence Manager to the U.S. Ambassador – United States US Embassy

Organisation: United
States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty
Station:
Kololo, Kampala, Uganda
About
US Embassy:
Welcome to
the United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda. 
The United States has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over
30 years.  Ambassador Scott H. DeLisi
currently heads the U.S Mission to Uganda. 
The Mission is composed of several offices and organizations all working
under the auspices of the Embassy and at the direction of the Ambassador.
Among the
offices operating under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:
·        
United States Agency for International Development
(USAID)
·        
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
·        
Peace Corps
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
The Residence manager will be oversee the
coordination and supervision of household staff
·        
Oversees
maintenance of the residence, including cleaning and household organization,
both indoors and outdoors.
·        
Temporarily
fulfilling responsibilities of other staff members when needed.
·        
Takes
overall responsibility for the planning and execution, often on short notice, of
all the varied and numerous events held at the residence.
·        
Responsible
for menu planning, shopping and procurement for representational events and the
overall general operation of the residence.
·        
Responsible
for keeping records and logs of household assets, household purchases, duty
rosters of household and temporary-hire staff, and expenditures.
·        
The
incumbent will work flexible hours, in order to manage and serve at receptions,
dinner parties, and other events.
·        
Performing
other related duties as assigned by the employer
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate for the
Residence
Manager to the U.S. Ambassador career opportunity should have a minimum of two
years’ experience in a related job.
·        
Prior
hospitality industry experience is an added advantage .
·        
Ability
to manage a small budget/bookkeeping.
·        
Skills
and experience in menu planning, shopping and procurement for representational
events and the overall general operation of the residence.
·        
Ability
to supervise others.
·        
Basic
computer and internet skills, basic knowledge of Word and Excel.
·        
Familiarity
with Continental and/or American entertaining styles and cuisine, and
willingness to cook and serve when necessary.
·        
Proven
ability to multi-task and work independently with little or no supervision,
while managing with a positive and energetic manner the varying requests and
requirements of multiple parties.
·        
Excellent
interpersonal skills:

The ability to work amicably in a high-pressure environment.
·        
The
Residence Manager must be able to work independently, exercise tact in dealing
with all levels of personnel and must have supervisory skills.
·        
Language
Requirement:
Level
III spoken and written English ability is required.
How
to Apply: 
All applicants for this position are
encouraged to send the following;
·        
A
written cover letter
·        
A
current resume or curriculum vitae, and
·        
Documentation
(e.g. licenses, certificates, awards earned) that addresses the minimum
requirements of this position listed above.
The application and copies of all
supporting materials should be sent to:
Human Resources Office,
Plot 1577 Ggaba Road
P.O. Box 7007,
Kampala, Uganda
Deadline:
4th January, 2016.
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