United States US Embassy Jobs – Administrative Assistant (PEPFAR)

Job Title:   Administrative Assistant (PEPFAR) (US Embassy Jobs)

Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Position Number: Kampala-2023-001


About US Embassy:

The United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years.  Ambassador Natalie E. Brown 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:  Under the direct supervision of the PEPFAR Coordinator, the incumbent serves as the operational, logistical, and administrative assistant in the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Coordination Office.  The incumbent contributes to the goals and objectives of PEPFAR in Uganda and works with the in-country PEPFAR staff to ensure the successful outcome of PEPFAR-funded activities.  Major duties include assisting with the preparation of the $400 million interagency Country Operational Plan (COP) each year, supporting administrative functions of the office including operational plan updates to budgets and program targets, and maintaining databases to ensure coordination of the interagency PEPFAR COP budget, activities, and approval requirements through the program development, implementation, and review cycle.

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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 Assistant (PEPFAR) should have completed two years of College/University studies. Required.
  • At least three years of increasingly responsible experience in program/project management, or administration, including working with more senior staff in the organization is required.
  • The incumbent is required to possess a good understanding of the operations of the government of Uganda, non-governmental organizations, and civil society organizations working in HIV/AIDS.
  • Position requires extensive knowledge of the principles, concepts, methods, and standards of practices for: coordinating large groups of people to accomplish a series of goals to produce a comprehensive and cohesive deliverable; complete and maintain databases and adequate documentation of meetings and decision points that impact budget and technical decisions; basic accounting; foreign aid program administration and community development in the host country context.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills and ability to process large amounts of information and organize it into effective formats, as well as demonstrated analysis, problem-solving skills, and cultural sensitivity is required. Microsoft Office Applications proficiency (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) is required for daily tasks.
  • Regular demand for use of keyboard skills where both speed and accuracy are required.
  • Numerical skills are required due to regular demand for assisting with financial operations.
  • Must be a self-starter with excellent organizational, time management, and analytical skills with a strong attention to details.
  • Language: Good working knowledge; written & spoken (This may be tested)


How to Apply:

All those interested in working with the United States Embassy, US Mission in Kampala should send their applications online at the link below.


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Deadline: 27th January 2023 


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