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Job Title:            Assistant Facilities Manager
Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda 
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Series/Grade:        FP-06

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
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         This position serves as the Assistant Facilities Manager and oversees Post real property assets to ensure that they are maintained within acceptable USG standards and in accordance with applicable policies, guidelines and regulations.
·          Provides program management and administrative support to the Facilities Management Section.
·           Provides cleared American support to the section for access and control. The position is supervised by the Facility Manager.
·          Incumbent has no formal supervisory responsibility, but does provide work guidance to 75 LE staff in the Facility Management section.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·          2 years university studies are required.
·         The candidate should have four years’ experience in maintenance, construction, program and project management, involving customer engagement and resources management.
·         Must have a good working knowledge of Department of State and Foreign Service organization and policies.
·          Knowledge of facilities and facility requirements at an overseas State Department location such as an embassy or consulate.
·         Must be knowledgeable in the use of mechanical and electrical codes, trade practices and should be comfortable working with different teams.
·         Level 4 English fluency is required. This may be tested.
·         Standard level keyboard and computer skills to include specialized software (GMMS), database management, spreadsheets. Should be able to use Microsoft suites.
·          Must possess excellent written and oral skills in order to conduct training and drafting of materials and reports in the performance of duties.
·         Ability to coordinate, prioritize and oversee multiple projects. 
·         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
·         Must have a valid driver’s license.
·         Must be able to obtain a secret security clearance.
·         All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission 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.

How to Apply:
All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Secret security clearance.

All applications must be submitted online. Applicants shall be required to register under the careers page for U.S. Embassy Kampala following instructions on the link below


For further assistance call 0414-306001
You will receive confirmation of registration and proceed to apply.
On completion of this process, you will receive an auto response via your email.
Required Documents:  Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

DS-174
Degree/ education transcripts
DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
SF-50 (if applicable)
What to Expect Next:  Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

For further information:  the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources office.


Deadline: 24th October 2019 at 5:00 p.m.


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