Earn over 42,000 US Dolllars as USEFM Refugee Coordinator Associate at United States Embassy / US Mission in Uganda


Job Title:    USEFM Refugee Coordinator Associate

Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Salary: USD $42,570

Position Number: Kampala-2020-006


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 (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace Corps


Job Summary:  The USEFM Refugee Coordinator Associate provides support services to the Great Lakes Regional Refugee Coordinator’s Office, including; cable writing and other reporting, monitoring and evaluating of USG-funded projects, program management, editing, researching, and clerical tasks as required.  Supports refugee resettlement through the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP).  Performs in an acting capacity during absence of Refugee Coordinators.  Provides representation in high-level meetings with government authorities, international organizations, and NGOs in the Great Lakes Region, and represents office at international fora.


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 Coordinator Associate job opportunity should have two years of university studies. Required.

·        A minimum of three years of experience in planning or administering programs or projects is required.

·        Familiarity with the issues involved in humanitarian relief and development assistance in developing countries. Knowledge of division of roles and responsibilities of different offices and agencies, including the work of USAID, Centers for Disease Control, and PEPFAR.

·        Computer skills in the information systems employed by the Department of State (e-mail, Word, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, and others);

·        Ability to travel to refugee camps and other associated sites, willingness to travel and lodge under uncomfortable conditions; commitment to maintain effective interpersonal relationships in a diverse work environment;

·        Ability to follow instructions and support policy and management decisions of the supervisory chain of command;

·        Ability to utilize operating procedures, federal regulatory requirements and policies governing refugee and environment matters;

·        Ability to draft routine correspondence and cables; possession of a Secret clearance, or the ability to get one. Basic typing skill and good numerical skills are required.

·        Language:  English Level IV Fluency (speaking/ reading/writing) 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.


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Deadline: 25th March 2021


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