U.S. Embassy in Zambia Human Resources Specialist - Trainee level Jobs

U.S. Embassy in Zambia Human Resources Specialist - Trainee level Jobs


  • This is the most senior Human Resources (HR) position in the HR Office in Lusaka. Under the direction of the Human Resources Officer (HRO), incumbent implements, directs and performs all functions of the Human Resources Office for American and local employees of the Embassy and associated agencies.

  • Incumbent supervises three HR Assistants and two Roving Administrative Assistants. Position is supervised by the HR Officer and serves as deputy to the HRO, acting as lead in the absence of the HRO.

    Qualifications and Evaluations



  • Four years of progressively responsible experience in the field of human resources administration is required.

    Job Knowledge:

  • Thorough knowledge of local labor law, prevailing customs and practices related to employment and compensation, recruitment policy, performance management policy, Foreign Affairs Manual and Foreign Affairs Handbook and State Department HR policy is required.

    Education Requirements:

  • University degree in Business Administration, Management, or Human Resources is required.



  • Level IV (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing English is required. Level II (limited knowledge) speaking/reading in two local languages is also required. English language proficiency will be tested.

    Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have good managerial skills,
    must be tactful with good judgment and the ability to maintain effective working relationships with employees and supervisors; must be discreet and able to handle sensitive information.

  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications. Keyboarding skills including both speed and accuracy are required.

    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 in Zambia Human Resources Specialist - Trainee level Jobs

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