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Showing posts with label Embassy and Foreign Mission Jobs in Uganda. Show all posts

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


Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary Grade: UGX 41,892,912
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 sources. 
  • 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.

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline

2 Fresher Embassy Jobs - Administration Assistants - The Embassy of Ireland in Uganda


Job Title:             Administration Assistant (2 Fresher Jobs)
Organisation: The Embassy of Ireland in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The Embassy of Ireland in Uganda was opened in 1994, and serves the purpose of advancing relations between Ireland and Uganda and representing Ireland’s values and interests in Uganda. Ireland’s current strategy (2016-2020) for Uganda is guided by our foreign policy, The Global Island, Ireland’s Foreign Policy for a Changing World’, and Ireland’s policy for international development, ‘One World One Future’. The strategy covers the breadth of the Embassy’s work including consular and visa services, cultural promotion, trade and investment promotion, political engagement, and the development cooperation programme, which is closely aligned to the Government of Uganda’s second National Growth and Development Plan.

Job Summary:  The Administration Assistant is a key support function in the Embassy working with the Second Secretary, Facilities and Resources Manager, Office Manager and Administration and Consular Teams to ensure quality front-facing customer service, efficient consular and visa services and strong implementation of Internal administration processes. The Administration Assistant will have responsibility for the management of specific areas of work across cultural promotion building Linkages into the Irish diaspora, and management of the Front Office. Other responsibilities will include event management records management and public communications. .

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Providing quality front facing customer service
  • Supporting the delivery of visa and consular services and assistance
  • Outreach to the Irish community and other relevant networks
  • Cultural promotion events management
  • Records management
  • Providing administrative support


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Embassy of Ireland in Uganda Administration Assistant job must hold a Degree in recognised Secretarial Studies, Records Management or Business Administration or other relevant qualification;
  • Excellent communication and a high standard in English, both spoken and written; Strong interpersonal skills and ability to deliver results through a team:
  • Highly motivated with a proven ability to work both independently and as part of a team; 
  • Proven ability to work with minimal supervision, prioritise and work to deadlines; 
  • Proven ability to demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness and perseverance;
  • Good problem solving decision making skills and analytical abilities:
  • A very high standard of personal integrity:
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft suite of applications.

Desirable
  • At least three years of experience in front-facing customer service;
  • Previous similar experience with an international organisation;
  • Experience in a coordination role:
  • Experience of records management;
  • Experience in events management;
  • Experience in public communications

How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join the Embassy should send their completed application forms, download here via e-mail only to recruitmentkampala@dfa.ie, with the subject line; Administration Assistant.

Deadline:  29th July 2019

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline




Earn over 100m as Public Health Specialist (PMTCT) - United States US Embassy / Mission


Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary Grade: UGX 102,802,449
Vacancy Announcement Number: VA Kampala-2019-31R

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 Public Health Specialist (PMTCT) is a Maternal Child Health (MCH) / Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) public health specialist responsible for planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating assigned MCH/PMTCT program activities in Uganda. Under the direction of the MCH/PMTCT Team Lead, job holder supports Uganda’s interventions to significantly improve maternal and infant health outcomes, and reduce Mother to Child Transmission of HIV and Syphilis. Job holder’s duties include technical support, advice and guidance, day-to-day program management, coordination and collaboration with colleagues of agency and interagency technical working groups and public health entities that support US Government /PEPFAR-funded programs in Uganda.


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 Public Health Specialist (PMTCT) career opportunity should a Master’s degree in Public Health (MPH), or Master of Science (MSc) degree in Epidemiology, or Nursing, or Health policy
  • A minimum of five years of lower to mid-level public health experience in developing, implementing and evaluating HIV/AIDS, PMTCT and Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health (RMNCH) programs, that involve coordination with an international agency or USG/PEPFAR implementing partner is required.
  • Detailed knowledge of the current policy, programming and practice trends in the field of PMTCT, Early Infant Diagnosis and pediatric HIV care and treatment is required. Advanced knowledge of latest research and policies in: maternal and child health and PMTCT, HIV/AIDS care and treatment required.
  • Good working knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS prevention (PMTCT, HCT, etc.), behavior change, care and treatment and testing is required. 
  • Knowledge of the development of quality of care assessment and assurance tools is required.
  • Detailed knowledge of U.S. government public health programs and strategies is required. 
  • Good working knowledge of program management in support of contracts/cooperative agreements/grants/purchase requisitions is required.
  • Detailed knowledge of the host government health care system and structures, including familiarity with MOH policies, program priorities and regulations as related to Maternal and Child Health and PMTCT 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 by following the instructions below;
  • Applicants shall be required to register under the careers page for US Embassy Kampala using the link, Click Here
  • 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: 24th 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.

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline





Embassy Jobs - Political Officer - British High Commission (BHC)


Job Title:       Political Officer
Organization: British High Commission (BHC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Office Notice No.: 09/19 KPL
Starting Monthly Salary: UGX 4,523,426 gross

About US:
The British High Commission is the diplomatic liaison office that aims to develop and maintain close bilateral relations with Uganda, in accordance with British government policies. The British High Commission is responsible for the political relationship between the UK and Uganda, and we provide advice and guidance on political and governance issues. BHC provides assistance and documentary services to British nationals in Uganda. The UK Trade and Investment Section provides assistance to both British and Ugandan businesses.

Job Summary:  The Political Officer will provide analysis and advice on Ugandan politics and current affairs, as well as supporting incoming and outward visits to Uganda. In addition, you will need to build and maintain strong networks with government, parliament, academia, the media and civil society. This is an important role, working closely with Head of the Political team and the High Commissioner. The ideal candidate is likely to have worked in a political field – perhaps in government, parliament, civil society or a diplomatic mission with strong contacts in these areas, and have significant analysis and reporting experience.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate for the British High Commission (BHC) Political Officer job should hold a university degree in political studies, international relations, social sciences or a related field;
·         Experience of project management, including budget management;
·         At least three years of relevant work experience;
·         Knowledge of Uganda’s political, economic and social environments, including key institutions and persons in Government, Parliament, Academia, Media and civil society;
·         Experience in report writing, note taking and event planning.
·         Desirable qualifications, skills and experience 
·         Keen knowledge and understanding of the current and past Uganda political and electoral systems
·         High level of people skills – leadership, networking, management, organising.
·         Sound project and financial management knowledge, skills and experience.
·         Strong problem solving skills, including close attention to detail and ability to prioritise in a fast-paced environment.
·         Excellent communication skills – written, oral, one-to-one, group, formal presentations – ability to vary style, pace and presentation to suit the audience.
·         Competencies: Seeing the Big Picture, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering at Pace

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the British High Commission in the aforementioned capacity should apply by clicking on the link below.


Deadline: 5th July 2019

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline



Fresher Admin Embassy Jobs - Executive Assistant to the High Commissioner and Deputy High Commissioner - British High Commission (BHC)


Organization: British High Commission (BHC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Office Notice No.: 08/19 KPL
Starting Monthly Salary: UGX 4,523,426 gross

About US:
The British High Commission is the diplomatic liaison office that aims to develop and maintain close bilateral relations with Uganda, in accordance with British government policies. The British High Commission is responsible for the political relationship between the UK and Uganda, and we provide advice and guidance on political and governance issues. BHC provides assistance and documentary services to British nationals in Uganda. The UK Trade and Investment Section provides assistance to both British and Ugandan businesses.

Job Summary:  The Executive Assistant to the High Commissioner and Deputy High Commissioner will support the High Commissioner and Deputy High Commissioner in their day-to-day work, including managing diaries, liaising with staff across BHC, managing external contacts and organising events.  This is a multi-faceted role which plays a large part in the wider life of the High Commission.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Day-to-day tasks include:
  • Diary management including setting up official meetings and managing internal schedules;
  • Managing travel and accommodation arrangements of High Commissioner/Defence Advisor;
  • Production, registration and dispatch of official correspondence and documents for meetings;
  • Ad hoc support on IT, security and other areas;
  • Budget management and oversight of spending;
  • Event management, including a large role in organising the annual Queen’s Birthday celebrations.
  • The EA to the High Commissioner also oversees the calendar of events at the official residence, managing events for the High Commissioner and coordinating others to ensure they deliver on official objectives.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the British High Commission (BHC) Executive Assistant to the High Commissioner and Deputy High Commissioner job should have previous PA experience
  • Excellent level of written and spoken English
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Packages
  • Ability to work under pressure 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Discretion and confidentiality
  • Team Player
  • Competencies: Making Effective Decisions, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the British High Commission in the aforementioned capacity should apply by clicking on the link below.


Deadline: 28th June 2019

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline





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