States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Position Number: Kampala-2021-003
About US Embassy:
The United States
Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for
over 30 years. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown 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
- Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
- Peace Corps
Job Summary: The Political/Economic Management Assistant is
a key member of the 13-person POL/ECON Section. The position’s direct
supervisor is the Counselor for Political and Economic Affairs. The position is
primarily responsible for supporting the POL/ECON Counselor and Deputy
Counselor, but also assists the other officers in the section as requested and
time permits. S/he performs a full range
of office management, administrative, records, logistics and protocol duties.
The incumbent backs up the Human Rights Officer on overseeing all Leahy vetting
functions in his/her absence.
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 USEFM Pol/Econ Office Management
Assistant job opportunity should have completed Secondary School. Required
minimum of three years of clerical, administrative, office support, event or
travel management in an office setting is required.
analytical, problem-solving and interpersonal skills, tact, and diplomacy are
required. The incumbent should also
possess good managerial skills, and a personality that inspires confidence in
Locally Employed Staff and permits the maintenance of effective working
relationships with employees and supervisors.
to forecast needs for resources, and to plan and assess problems and develop realistic
solutions; anticipate all scheduling and logistical needs for the Counselor and
the Deputy Counselor to ensure the smooth functioning of their schedules;
to tactfully and efficiently work with American officers and Locally Employed
Staff so that the Pol/Econ section provides the highest quality support to the
to tactfullly manage other section’s contributions to the Leahy Vetting process
in order to process requests in a timely fashion; able to work constructively with Washington-based
administrators of the Leahy Vetting process in order to gain the maximum amount
of leeway and receptivity for Mission’s nominess in the most timely fashion;
to create and maintain a good working climate in order to ensure maximum productivity
in a service-oriented fashion.
typing skills required. Must me able to
use Microsoft Office Suites and e2. Numerical skills required.
to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance.
Level IV (Fluent)
speaking/reading/writing of English is required.
How to Apply:
All those interested
in working with the US mission in Kampala should send their applications online
at the link below.
Deadline: 17th February 2021