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

2 Shipping Assistant Job Placements - United States US Embassy / Mission


Job Title:         Shipping Assistant (2 Job Placements)
Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary Grade: UGX 41,892,912 - UGX 61,793,254
Vacancy Announcement Number: Kampala-2019-013

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


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 Shipping Assistant career opportunity should have completed Secondary school (O & A LEVEL)
  • A minimum of three years of Customs and Shipping experience are required; 2 years of these must have been obtained from working with a customs, shipping or logistics company in the area of operations and customer service.
  • Extensive knowledge of the host country’s customs regulations & procedures.
  • A good knowledge of the abilities, capabilities, and general procedures of local / regional shipping & transportation regulations.
  • Must be tactful in dealing with host country government officials, personnel of shipping, packing and moving companies.
  • Must be able to draft correspondences addressed to the Ugandan Government Officials.
  • Typing level II, basic numeracy skills for voucher examining and demonstrated ability to use office software including Microsoft Outlook, internet, and software applications of common use. There is also occasional requirement for heavy lifting.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, possess strong interpersonal skills and team work is required. Skills in planning and executing administrative and financial work related to GSO-Shipping activities are essential. Must be able to drive vehicles and possess a valid driver’s license Type B.
  • Language: Level III English ability (good working knowledge) in reading, writing and speaking. This may be tested.

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: 22nd March 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




Several American Center Local Internship Job Opportunities - United States US Embassy / Mission


Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Vacancy Announcement Number: Kampala-2019-11

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 Intern will assist with the administration of the American Center.  The intern would be responsible for assisting American Center event planning, computer use monitoring, responding to basic public inquiries, scheduling appointments, processing membership cards, and managing the circulation desk.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The intern will:
  • Assist in managing the information desk, including processing membership cards, checking out materials and accepting returns.
  • Answer basic questions regarding American Center services from callers or walk-in clients.
  • Respond to basic public inquiries and staffing the American Center information table at public events.
  • Process new materials including magazines and DVDs.
  • Monitor computer usage in the American Center.
  • Sort book, DVDs, magazines and other items according to established procedure and return them to shelves or other designated storage areas.
  • Keep the space and its collection tidy.
  • Act as a back up to the American Center Assistant.
  • All other such jobs as may be assigned from time to time.


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 Local Internship career opportunity should have completed senior six and currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution with good academic standing (official transcripts and a letter from the registrar will be required).
  • Previous participation in at least ten different American Center programs.
  • General knowledge of administrative and office procedures.
  • English fluency (reading/writing/speaking) is required.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to work in a culturally diverse environment and perform under pressure. 
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), and digital literacy required.
  • Age: Interested candidates should be between 18-25 years old, enrolled as students, and be willing to work part-time for a maximum period of six months.

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: 25th March 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








Fresher Arts Officer Job Opportunities - British Council


Job Title:   Arts Officer
Organisation: British Council
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We create international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and build trust between them worldwide. British Council Uganda is based in Kampala and offers a full range of programmes including examinations, project management on behalf of other donors, and its own grant funded projects. British Council has operated in Uganda since 1952 and its aim is to build cultural and educational relations between Uganda and the UK.  

Job Summary:  The Arts Officer will support the Arts Manager, Programme Manager Arts, Kenya and East Africa, and the wider British Council team, to deliver an engaging Tanzanian arts programme that works within British Council’s East Africa Arts programme and builds knowledge and understanding between the UK and Tanzania.  The Arts Officer will provide direct administration and coordination support to the British Council’s East Africa Arts programme. The Arts Officer will contribute professional knowledge and skills to the team in project coordination and event organisation in a busy working environment whilst ensuring British Council and client rules and procedures are followed and expectations are exceeded.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project Coordination:
  • Work with the Arts Manager and Programme Manager Arts, Kenya and East Africa to plan and deliver the East Africa Arts programme in Uganda;
  • Support administration, coordination and delivery of activities to agreed timelines, budget and performance indicators;
  • Support the Arts Manager in maintaining programme activity;
  • Support the Arts Manager in identifying and recording Ugandan cultural partners for the British Council to engage with through the East Africa Arts programme;
  • Strengthen the British Council’s position as the key organisation for international collaboration between Uganda and the UK.
Procurement and Financial Administration:
  • To provide financial support to the Arts Manager including assisting in budget development, raising purchase orders, getting quotes from suppliers and correcting mis- postings;
Marketing and Communications:
  • Ensure that projects and opportunities are marketed to the highest standards in print, digitally and at events;
  • Work with the Arts Manager to build and increase audiences for the East Africa Arts programme through British Council Uganda Facebook and Twitter pages and East Africa Arts microsite;
Monitoring and Evaluation:
  • Support a monitoring and evaluation process in all projects so that project outcomes and impacts are measured and reported according to corporate/client standards, and lessons learned fed into on-going project design and delivery;
  • Provide support to the Arts Manager in delivering high quality, timely and accurate monitoring and evaluation activities. Collect and record all data within deadlines and according to corporate standards.
Marketing and Communications:
  • Work closely with the Arts Manager to ensure projects are marketed to the highest standards according to the brand guidelines in print (press, publications), digitally (websites, social media, TV, radio) and at events (conferences, workshops, meetings).
Other key responsibilities:
  • Working on the understanding that you are part of a larger team who have a collective responsibility to deliver British Council programmes to the highest standard;
  • Ensure that project activities reflect            key data protection standards (Information
  • Knowledge Management), Child Protection and equality, diversity and inclusion issues;
Other administrative work:
  • As required.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the British Council Arts Officer job should hold relevant post-secondary school qualification or comparable experience. Applicants should preferably hold a Degree
  • At least two years’ recent professional experience in coordinating and supporting projects in the arts and cultural sector (as per role profile).
  • Experience of working in a team to ensure significant impact through successful outcomes from cultural programmes.
  • Knowledge and experience of event organization
  • Previous experience in financial administration
  • Database management skills
  • Good knowledge and use of social media for the promotion of cultural activities;
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail;
  • Ability to work effectively with tight deadlines.
  • Proficient in spoken and written English

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join the British Council in the aforementioned capacity should endeavor to Apply Online by Clicking on the link below. Please further review job requirements and if competent, proceed with the online application.


Deadline: 26th March 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



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


Job Title:       Political & Projects Officer
Organization: British High Commission (BHC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Office Notice No.: 02/19 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 & Projects Officer will oversee the delivery of the High Commission’s projects and be the lead on human rights issues. In addition, you will need to build and maintain strong networks with government 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 civil society with strong contacts in these areas, with significant project and budget management experience; and will have at least a three-year track-record of delivering at pace.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • An in-depth knowledge of Ugandan politics, particularly on human rights, contributing to political analysis and keeping track of developments in civil society and parliament.
  • Organising and attending meetings/events, and producing timely and accurate reports for the team
  • The officer will ideally bring a strong network of contacts with them to the team. In particular, the officer will build and maintain contacts in government and civil society, monitoring and attending key meetings and tracking political developments
  • Lead the project and programme team, identifying activities to be funded inform and advise the post project board, and ensuring projects are delivered to budget and on time.
  • Line manage a projects officer, overseeing project monitoring and evaluation and due diligence on project implementers.
  • The Officer will be part of an energetic and engaged team, and will need to be flexible and responsive to changing demands. They will also play a wider corporate role in the High Commission.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the British High Commission (BHC) Political & Projects 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 civil society and government;
  • Experience in report writing, note taking and event planning.
  • 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
  • Ability and willingness to undergo security vetting process
  • Competencies: Seeing the Big Picture, Making Effective Decisions, Leading and Communicating, 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: 18th March 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






No Experience Project Officer Jobs - British Council


Job Title:   Project Officer
Organisation: British Council
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We create international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and build trust between them worldwide. British Council Uganda is based in Kampala and offers a full range of programmes including examinations, project management on behalf of other donors, and its own grant funded projects. British Council has operated in Uganda since 1952 and its aim is to build cultural and educational relations between Uganda and the UK.  

Job Summary:  The project officer will plan, promote, manage, deliver and evaluate events and project outputs, working with partners and stakeholders to meet the British Council’s strategic objectives under the Education and Society Special Business Unit. The role will support the delivery of our examinations in Kampala. Principal areas of responsibility include operational delivery, compliance with quality/security standards and ensuring that all exams are processed according to the British Council’s quality and compliance guidelines. The role is part of the Higher Education team.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Product / Service / Project Delivery: Deliver high quality events and project activity working with partners and stakeholders in order to meet global, regional and country plans in the Higher education space including the commonwealth scholarships. Manage, plan and co-ordinate events. This will include:
  • Delivering / implementing assigned project activity and deliverables from annual work plan, using assigned resources efficiently and cost effectively to deliver required income, impact and profitability targets for agreed service/product/programme delivery within country.
  • Developing activity plans/schedules and activity budgets for delivery of activity components, monitoring progress against plan/schedules and adjusting accordingly.
  • Prepare and submit high quality timely reports of completed activities and events.
  • Provides logistical support in the delivery of internal and external activities/events, to ensure they run smoothly and efficiently.
  • Working effectively with partners, clients and customers in delivering quality effective activities.
  • Contributing to risk management of programme activity.
Marketing and Communications: Support the delivery of agreed marketing and communications strategy outputs. This will include, but not limited to:
  • Contributing to effective communication and marketing plans for project activities and completing allocated tasks / outputs to BC brand and quality standards
  • Working with agencies to ensure that promotional and branded materials meet branding standards
  • Managing content of publications of various project materials Equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) and Child Protection standards
  • Support the programme manager to ensure that project delivery and activities reflect British Council EDI policy.
  • Ensure that Child Protection policy and Child Safe standards are followed and maintained for all relevant projects, and all specific aspects within projects.
  • Other duties:
  • Financial management tasks for assigned project activity budgets Supporting Exams delivery
  • The post holder will be expected to provide administrative support to the exams team in Uganda that looks at the delivery and administration of UK professional qualifications and exams in Uganda.
Candidate registration process support:
  • Monitoring the candidate logs to ensure all candidates are registered and confirmed for their tests at all times as stipulated by the UK Board.
  • Managing the candidate classes to ensure numbers for all tests are confirmed based on space availability.
Able to plan/forecast/monitor/manage simple budgets:
  • Able to support the preparation of cash flow forecast and accruals by providing relevant information for their particular area of responsibility.
  • Preparing and/ or checking examiner/marker/invigilator payments. Understands the basic principles of good financial practice.
Exams delivery planning and management:
  • Negotiating and booking of venues which meet agreed standards and can demonstrate value for money criteria used in selection will be in line with British Council procurement policies and guidelines.
Processing exams related data and information:
  • Understands the importance of keeping exams environments secure before, during and after the exam day and of the following systems which protect self and the colleagues from unfair accusations of malpractice.
  • Maintain quality and compliance requirements stipulated by UK exam bodies.
  • Understands the general principles of secure unpacking, packing counting, logging and shredding of materials.
  • Able to use different stock management processes to ensure exams secure materials and equipment can be tracked internally and externally.
  • Able to understand and effectively uphold the audit criterion that ensures most of the above.
Other important features or requirements of the job
  • TOIL will be agreed with the line manager in advance to maintain an adequate work-life balance.
  • Effective communication and writing skills.
  • Proactive approach towards problem solving.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the British Council Project Officer job should hold a Social development qualification from a recognized university.
  • Project planning and management
  • Resource planning and management.
  • Business administration
  • A track record of supporting project development and implementation
  • Experience of working with a wide range of stakeholders 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Highly organised and deadline oriented
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join the British Council in the aforementioned capacity should endeavor to Apply Online by Clicking on the link below. Please further review job requirements and if competent, proceed with the online application.


Deadline: 15th March 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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