US Mission Embassy Admin Jobs – Human Resources Clerk (Payroll Liaison)

Organisation: United States
Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Vacancy Announcement Number:  058/2014
Salary:   FSN-6 (Ugshs. 28,759,256 to 42,137,269  p.a. inclusive of allowances)
About Embassy:
Welcome to the United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda.  The United States has enjoyed diplomatic
relations with Uganda for over 30 years. 
Ambassador Scott H. DeLisi 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
  • Peace Corps
Job Summary: The US Embassy Human
Resources Clerk is the Mission’s main timekeeper and point of contact for all
timekeepers.  The incumbent verifies
timekeeper submissions and assists in providing timekeeper training whenever
needed.  The jobholder is also
responsible for records management within the Human Resources Office. This
includes correct filing and storage of both American and Locally Employed Staff
personnel records. Job holder performs other duties for American staff,
including embassy and host-country government check-in, assists with family
member employment programs, including awards, and drafts personnel actions.
Qualifications, Skills and
NOTE: All applicants must
address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive
information supporting each item.
  • The ideal candidate must have completed secondary
    school (both “O” and “A” levels) is required.
  • At least three years of
    clerical/administrative experience in Human Resources or Administration is
  • Level III (good working knowledge,
    speaking, reading and writing) English is required. Level II (limited) in
    two local languages (speaking, reading) is also required.
  • Possess good working knowledge of general
    human resources practices and conduct, and the ability to maintain
    confidentiality is required.
  • Must be tactful with good judgment and
    ability to maintain effective working relationships with employees and
    supervisors; must be personable and be able to inspire confidence in all
    staff members; must be discreet and able to handle sensitive information.
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency in
    the use of Microsoft Office suite, including Word and Excel) is
  • Keyboarding skills that include moderate
    speed (30 words per minute) are required.
How to Apply:
All those interested in working with the US mission in Kampala should
send their applications and strictly adhere to the following:
  • Universal Application for Employment as a
    Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174) Download
    it Here
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae.
  • Candidates who claim US Veterans
    preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their
    application.  Candidates who claim
    conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming
    eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.
  • Any other documentation (e.g. essays,
    transcripts/certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification
    requirements of the position as listed above.
 Submit Application To:
Human Resources Office
By email at
NB: Only electronic
submissions will be accepted and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Please clearly indicate the position applied for in the subject area of
the email submission.
Please use standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe
Acrobat (.pdf) and please send all documents in one file attachment.
Telephone:  0414-306001/259-791/5
Deadline: 1st
October, 2014
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.

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