Entry Level United States US Embassy Admin Jobs – Refugee Office Program Assistant (Salary 59 millions)

Job Title:         Refugee
Office Program Assistant
Organisation: United
States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Salary: UGX
59,647,314 /=
Open to: All
Agencies and/or U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs); Eligible Family
Members (EFMs); or Declared Members of Household (MOHs) – All Agencies
Position Number: Kampala-2020-006-RA3
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 Regional Refugee Coordinator Assistant
provides program and administrative support to the Great Lakes Regional Refugee
Coordinators’ office based in Kampala. The incumbent’s primary duties include:
Monitoring and evaluation of United States (U.S.) government-funded
humanitarian assistance programs, reporting on ongoing refugee issues,
maintaining contacts with government of Uganda officials, international
organizations and Non Government Organizations (NGOs) in all countries covered
by the office including three francophone countries and providing
administrative support. The employee often works independently and has the
authority to carry out many of the assigned duties without the direct
involvement of the supervisor. The jobholder reports directly to the Regional
Refugee Coordinator and does not exercise any supervisory responsibilities.



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 USEFM Refugee Office Program
Assistant job opportunity should hold a University degree in any of the
following courses; Public Administration, Business Administration, Development
Studies, Human Rights, Peace & Humanitarian Interventions, Social Work or
Social Administration
·       
At least
two years of prior work experience involving humanitarian assistance and
experience working with international organizations is required.
·       
The
position requires prior experience working in an office setting, and conducting
field research.
·       
The position
requires a solid knowledge of the geography, history and politics of the Great
Lakes region, and a thorough knowledge of refugees, migration, and humanitarian
assistance. Furthermore, the employee must have a well-developed knowledge of
the U.S. government and the U.S. Department of State — including a thorough
understanding of the function and operations of U.S. diplomatic missions
abroad.
·       
Possess
strong oral and written communication skills, and must be competent in basic
computer skills.
·       
Furthermore,
the employee must be able to work with minimal supervision, and be capable of
traveling to remote sites under difficult conditions.
·       
Basic
typing skill is required.
·       
Basic
numerical skill is required
·       
Language:
Level III (Good working
knowledge) writing/speaking/reading English is required. This may be tested.
How to Apply:
All those interested
in working with the US mission in Kampala should send their applications online
at the link below.
Deadline: 7th February 2020
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