US Embassy Jobs in Kampala - Uganda Administrative Assistant Vacancies

US Embassy Jobs in Kampala - Uganda Administrative Assistant Vacancies


  • The U.S. Mission in Uganda is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Administrative Assistant.

    The work schedule for this position is:

  • Full Time, 40 hours per week
    Start date:

  • Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time following receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.


  • Serves as the principal administrative position for the Financial Management Center.

  • Performs customer service role, maintains Accounts Receivables invoicing and collection system, manages incoming and outgoing mail and general supplies, assists with VAT vouchers, processes Time & Attendance records and provides other clerical support to the FMC team and, in particular, the FMO.

    Qualifications and Evaluations


  • Completion of two years college studies (diploma) in liberal arts, international studies, business administration or public administration is required.



  • Three years of experience in secretarial, administrative or financial clerical is required.

    Job Knowledge

  • Comprehensive knowledge of good office administrative practices and procedures is required.


  • (This may be tested)


  • Level III English ability (good working knowledge in written, spoken and reading) is required.

    Skills and Abilities

  • Must have the ability to provide excellent customer service, interact with tact with all levels of Mission personnel, work in a pressurized environment, meet deadlines, and competently use the Microsoft Office Suite applications.

  • Must have good working speed and accuracy using computer keyboard.


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

    Equal Employment Opportunity

  • 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.

    Other information

    Hiring Preference Selection

  • Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.

  • Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application.

  • Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

    Hiring Preference Order

  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*


  • FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **


  • Applicants
    who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.

  • A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant.

  • The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain

  • the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date;

  • the character of service.

  • Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.

  • This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

    How to Apply

  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local Security Certification or Public Trust clearance.

  • All applications must be submitted online. Applicants shall be required to register under the careers page for U.S.

  • For further assistance call 0414-306001

  • You will receive confirmation of registration and proceed to apply.

  • On completion of this process, you will receive an auto response via your email.

    What to Expect Next

  • Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

    For further information

  • the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources office.

  • Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Uganda.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; US Embassy Jobs in Kampala - Uganda Administrative Assistant Vacancies

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