Earn over 41m as OBO Administrative Clerk at United States US Embassy / Mission

Clerk (OBO Administrative Clerk)

Organisation: United
States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala,

Salary Grade: UGX

Reports to: Senior
Administrative Assistant

Announcement Number: Kampala-2019-29

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 Administrative Clerk (OBO Administrative
Clerk) provides a wide range of administrative and clerical support duties to
the Overseas Building Operations (OBO) Project Director (PD) and OBO Site
Security Manager. S/he coordinates logistics, assists in budget preparation
activities, procurement activities, computer networking needs, shipping and
personnel travel services. Manages residential and official furnishings. Drafts
official correspondences and answers office phone calls. Manages the office’s
filing system (hard copy and electronic) for the entire project (including
project submittals, financial records, correspondence, and various reports) and
ensures that the files are organized, easy to find and up-to-date. Supports the
Senior Administrative Assistant position as needed and sits in for him/her
whenever necessary.

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 United States US Embassy Administrative Clerk
    (OBO Administrative Clerk) job opportunity should hold a 2-year
    post-secondary Diploma in Secretarial Studies, Administration or Management
    studies from an accredited institution
  • Three years of progressive work experience in
    secretarial/administrative duties is required
  • Extensive knowledge of office management functions, service,
    procedures and standard information sources is required.
  • Good working knowledge of computer systems, LAN administration, and
    programs used to support secretarial and cost control functions like Microsoft
    Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word), book keeping software and other
    office equipment.
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills and team work
  • Ability to provide good customer service
  • Good typing skills.
  • Ability to file, research and find supporting data from a variety of
  • Ability to work under pressure and should be flexible
  • Language:  Level 3 (Good Working Knowledge)
    reading/speaking/writing of English is required and this will be tested. Level
    2 (Limited Knowledge) speaking of Luganda or Runyakitara is required.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the United States Embassy
in Kampala are encouraged to Apply Online at the link below.


Deadline: 25th July 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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