US Embassy Jobs – Assistant Facilities Manager – United States US Embassy / Missioin

Job Title:            Assistant Facilities Manager
Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda 
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Series/Grade:        FP-06


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
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
This position
serves as the Assistant Facilities Manager and oversees Post real property
assets to ensure that they are maintained within acceptable USG standards and
in accordance with applicable policies, guidelines and regulations.
·        
 Provides program management and administrative
support to the Facilities Management Section.
·        
  Provides cleared American support to the
section for access and control. The position is supervised by the Facility
Manager.
·        
 Incumbent has no formal supervisory
responsibility, but does provide work guidance to 75 LE staff in the Facility
Management section.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        
 2 years university studies are required.
·        
The
candidate should have four years’ experience in maintenance, construction,
program and project management, involving customer engagement and resources
management.
·        
Must
have a good working knowledge of Department of State and Foreign Service
organization and policies.
·        
 Knowledge of facilities and facility
requirements at an overseas State Department location such as an embassy or
consulate.
·        
Must be
knowledgeable in the use of mechanical and electrical codes, trade practices
and should be comfortable working with different teams.
·        
Level 4
English fluency is required. This may be tested.
·        
Standard
level keyboard and computer skills to include specialized software (GMMS),
database management, spreadsheets. Should be able to use Microsoft suites.
·        
 Must possess excellent written and oral skills
in order to conduct training and drafting of materials and reports in the
performance of duties.
·        
Ability
to coordinate, prioritize and oversee multiple projects. 
·        
Excellent
interpersonal and communication skills.
·        
Must
have a valid driver’s license.
·        
Must be
able to obtain a secret security clearance.
·        
All
applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security
certifications.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The
U.S. Mission 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.
How to Apply:
All candidates must
be able to obtain and hold a Secret security clearance.
All applications
must be submitted online. Applicants shall be required to register under the
careers page for U.S. Embassy Kampala following instructions on the link below
For further assistance
call 0414-306001
You will receive
confirmation of registration and proceed to apply.
On completion of
this process, you will receive an auto response via your email.
Required
Documents:  Please provide the required
documentation listed below with your application:
DS-174
Degree/ education
transcripts
DD-214 – Member Copy
4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if
applicable)
SF-50 (if
applicable)
What to Expect
Next:  Applicants who are invited to take
a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be
contacted via email.
For further
information:  the complete position
description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required
qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources office.
Deadline: 24th
October 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
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