Earn over 102m as Human Resources Specialist at United States US Embassy / Mission

Title:         Human Resources Specialist

Organisation: United
States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala,

Salary Grade: UGX
102,802,449 /=

Ref: VA

About US Embassy:

The United States
Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for
over 30 years.  Ambassador Deborah R. Malac 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

Job Summary:  The Human Resources Specialist serves as the
senior Locally Employed (LE) Human Resources (HR) Specialist and advisor to the
American Human Resources Officer (HRO) and assists the Human Resources
Officer  (HRO) in implementing, directing
and performing all functions of the Human Resources Office which provides human
resources services to American and local employees of the Embassy, and its
associated agencies.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed
below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

  • The applicants for the US Embassy Human Resources Specialist job
    opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management
    or Public/Business Administration.
  • A minimum of four years of progressively responsible experience in
    the field of human resources administration, plus one year of supervisory
    experience is required.
  • Extensive and through knowledge of local labor law, prevailing
    customs and practices related to employment and compensation, recruitment
    policy, performance management policy, Foreign Affairs Manual and Foreign
    Affairs Handbook and State Department HR policy.
  • Good managerial skills, must be tactful with good judgment and
    ability to maintain effective working relationships with employees and
    supervisors; must be personable and be able to inspire confidence in all
    staff members; must be discreet and able to handle sensitive information.
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office applications is required.
  • Keyboarding skills that include modest speed and accuracy are
    required are required.
  • Language: Level IV
    (Fluent) in reading and writing English is required.  Level II in two local languages is also
    required. (This may be tested)

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified
and interested candidates who wish to join the United States Embassy in Kampala
are encouraged to Apply Online by following the instructions below;

  • Applicants shall be required to register
    under the careers page for US Embassy Kampala using the link, Click
  • You will receive confirmation on
    registration and proceed to apply.
  • On completion of this process you will
    receive an auto response via your email.

NB: Applicants
claiming a U.S. Veteran’s preference must submit written documentation
confirming eligibility (e.g., Member Copy 4 of Form DD-214, Letter from the
Veteran’s Administration, or certification documenting eligibility under the
VOW Act with an expected discharge no later than 120 days after the
certification is submitted) by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. If
the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR
office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veteran’s
preference will not be considered in the application process. Specific criteria
for receiving a U.S. Veteran’s preference may be found in HR/OE’s Family Member
Employment Policy (FMEP).

Deadline: 27th June 2019

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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