Fresher Receptionist/Telephonist – South African High Commission

Job Title: Receptionist/Telephonist

Organisation: South African High Commission

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reference Number – KAPP2004

LRP Scale: LRP 4


About US:

The South African High Commission is the diplomatic mission from South Africa to Uganda. The first democratic elections in South Africa were held on the 27 April 1994, and on 31 May of that year, the country rejoined the Commonwealth, 33 years to the day after it withdrew on becoming a republic. Along with country’s diplomatic missions in other Commonwealth countries, the mission once again became a High Commission.

President Nelson Mandela appeared on the balcony of South Africa House in 1995, as part of his Official State Visit. In 2001, Mandela again appeared on the balcony of South Africa House to mark the seventh anniversary of Freedom Day, when the system of Apartheid ended.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • A minimum of 13 years of schooling
  • 2 year’s appropriate experience
  • Computer literate
  • Telephone skills (technical and interpersonal)
  • Language skills (Working knowledge of English and Ugandan languages)


Fringe benefits: Market-related salary

Additional Benefits: 13th Cheque/ Christmas Bonus, Contribution to Pension and Medical cover


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified should Please forward your application to the e-mail address indicated in the advertisement, quoting the reference number or post name in the subject line in

order to receive an acknowledgement.


Please e-mail your application to kampala. . Please quote the

post name in the subject line of the e-mail address in order to receive an acknowledgement. Enquiries:



  • Applications must be submitted on form Annexure D Ch 3 (IIIC) (duly completed and hand signed) obtainable from the website of the High Commission.
  • Applications should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV and copies of qualifications and identity document or any other relevant documents.
  • All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks and verification of qualifications.
  • The High Commission reserves the right not to make appointments.
  • Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within two (2) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
  • All applicants will be subjected to security clearance processes, qualification verification and other assessment processes.


Deadline: 21st January 2022


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