US Embassy Jobs in Uganda - Administrative Assistant Vacancies

US Embassy Jobs in 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 Administrative Assistant/Office Manager in the Health Unit in Kampala.

  • Responsible for making patient appointments, writing cables, processing travel vouchers and maintain patient medical records.

  • Works closely with HR on all new US Mission LES employees. Ensures the pre-employment medical exams scheduled and done in timely manner.

    Qualifications and Evaluations


  • A minimum of two years of college is required.



  • Two years of full-time experience as an office manager preferably in a medial environment with increasing responsibility is required Prefer experience in medical office.

    Job Knowledge

  • Must have working knowledge of basic office equipment such as; fax machines, computers, strong telephone answering skills and operations.

  • Job holder must know the importance of prompt and timely healthcare and the effect it has on the Mission Community.

  • The
    position also demands that the job holder has a deep understanding of local medical resources as appropriate for our patient population.


    (This may be tested)


  • Level III English ability (Fluent) reading/writing/speaking is required.

    Skills and Abilities

  • Must be able to word process a minimum of 50 wpm.

  • Must be able to design databases to meet the ongoing needs of the office.

  • Must be comfortable with Excel and MS Word. Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Must have highly developed organizational and time management problem solving skills and habits


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

    How to Apply

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

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