U.S Embassy in Uganda EFM - POL/ECON Commercial Associate Jobs in Uganda

U.S Embassy in Uganda EFM - POL/ECON Commercial Associate Jobs in Uganda


The Political/Economic Management Assistant is a key member of the 12-person POL/ECON Section. The position’s direct supervisor is the Deputy 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 and Evaluations


  • Completion of two years of College/University Studies is required.


  • At least two years of experience in political, economic or social analysis and report writing, in areas such as law, politics, economics, or journalism.

    Job Knowledge:

  • Must have good knowledge of U.S. foreign policy objectives and understanding of internal political reporting requirements.



  • Level IV (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing of English is required.

    Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated interpersonal, analytical, communication, or planning and organizational skills is required.

  • Ability to develop and maintain a range of contacts within the host-country government, local parties, security forces, local NGOs and civil society is required.

  • Basic understanding of economic statistics and data in order to analyze political information.

  • Must be proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and Internet.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; U.S Embassy in Uganda EFM - POL/ECON Commercial Associate Jobs in Uganda

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