Fresher United States US Embassy Jobs – Administrative Assistant

Organisation: United
States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Open to: 
All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Position Number: Kampala-2020-024
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 incumbent serves as Administrative
Assistant/Office Manager in the Health Unit in Kampala. Responsible for making
patient appointments, writing cables, processing travel vouchers and maintain
patient medical records. Works closely with HRO on all new US Mission LE staff.
Ensures the pre-employment medical exams scheduled and done in timely manner.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed
below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
applicants for the United States US Embassy Administrative Assistant job
opportunity should have completed two years of college. Required.
At least
two years of full time experience as an office manager in a medical environment
with increasing responsibility is required.
have working knowledge of basic office equipment such as fax machines and
computers. Must have strong telephone answering skills.
incumbent must know the importance of prompt and timely healthcare. Deep
understanding of local medical resources as appropriate for Embassy patient
and Abilities
: Must be able to
type a minimum of 50 wpm.  Must be able
to design database to meet the ongoing needs of the office. Must be comfortable
with MS Excel and Word. Must have strong interpersonal and communication
skills. Must have highly developed organizational and time management problem
solving skills and habits. This may be tested.
Language: Good working knowledge in English
reading/writing/speaking 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: 18th June 2020
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