US Embassy Jobs in Uganda - Human Resources Specialist Vacancies

US Embassy Jobs in Uganda - Human Resources Specialist Vacancies


The U.S. Mission in Uganda is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Human Resources Specialist. This is a supervisory position.


  • The incumbent serves as the senior Locally Employed (LE) Human Resources (HR) Specialist and advisor to the American Human Resources Officer (HRO) and assists the Human Resources Officer (HRO) in implementing, directing and performing all functions of the Human Resources Office which provides human resources services to American and local employees of the Embassy, and its associated agencies.

    Qualifications and Evaluations
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or Public/Business Administration is required.
  • Four years of progressively responsible experience in the field of human resources administration, plus one year of supervisory experience is required.
  • 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.
  • Level IV (Fluent) in reading and writing English is required. Level II in two local languages is also required.
  • Good managerial skills, must be tactful with good judgment and ability to maintain effective working relationships with employees and supervisors; must be personable and be able to inspire confidence in all staff members; must be discreet and able to handle sensitive information. Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office applications is required.
  • Keyboarding skills that include modest speed and accuracy are required are required.
  • Qualifications: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
  • 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.
  • 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.

    How to Apply:
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 17th July 2019
  • 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. Embassy Kampala using the link below For further assistance call 0414306001
  • 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.
  • For more information and job application details, see; US Embassy Jobs in Uganda - Human Resources Specialist Vacancies

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