U.S. Embassy & Consulates in South Africa Deputy of Operations Jobs

U.S. Embassy & Consulates in South Africa Deputy of Operations Jobs


  • Incumbent oversees the day-to-day management, administrative, financial and program coordination functions in support of a broad range of agency-funded HIV/AIDS, Global Health Security, and Influenza program activities that are implemented by specific program offices, branches or programmatic teams.

  • This is done through direct supervision and management oversight of a team of administrative specialist staff.

  • The work portfolio includes administrative support, program support, training development, human resources, procurement, information management, and logistics.

  • Incumbent is supervised by the Associate Director for Operations.

  • Position directly supervises 3 employees (Motorpool Lead, Travel Lead & Admin Lead) and indirectly supervises additional 20 positions (12 Motorpool Chauffeurs, 3 Travel Arrangers, 5 Administrative Assistants) in the Country Business Office.

    Qualifications and Evaluations



  • This position requires a total of seven years of experience. Specifically:

  • five years of demonstrated progressively responsible administrative management experience; and

  • an additional two years of experience at the managerial level that includes direct supervision of staff.

    Education Requirements:

  • Master’s degree or host country equivalent in public administration, business administration, management, finance, public health or health policy is required.



  • Level IV (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing of English is required. This may be tested.

    Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to assess problems and develop realistic solutions (how to plan for
    and administer available resources of funds, personnel and equipment in the best interest of CDC Country Platform program objectives) is required.

  • Excellent inter-personal skills in order to coordinate with USG and implementing/cooperating partners to ensure mutual cooperation are required.

  • Ability to plan budget expenditures to meet platform needs is required.

  • Proficiency in the use of word processing, spreadsheets and databases.

    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.


  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; U.S. Embassy & Consulates in South Africa Deputy of Operations Jobs

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