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Wednesday 14 August 2013

Public Health Administrative Management Specialist - United States Embassy

Job title:  Public Health Administrative Management Specialist; FP-5 FS

Country: Uganda
City / Location: Entebbe
Min. years of experience: 5 years
Minimum degree: Bachelors degree
Closing date: August 25, 2013 - 5pm
A full copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on http://kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
The applicant should possess a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, management or finance is required.
Five or more years of relevant experience particularly four years of progressively responsible administrative management experience in public health field or a health-related international development organization; and an additional one year of experience at the managerial level that includes direct supervision of staff.
Language required: Level IV (fluency – speaking/reading/writing in English) is required.
Good understanding of management operations, to include financial management, human resources, procurement and contracting (including grants, contracts and/or cooperative agreement audit and accounting requirements), travel, IT, and other administrative procedures, regulations, and requirements is required.

Knowledge and understanding of leadership and management strategies and models is also required.
The ability to assess problems and develop realistic solutions (how to plan for and administer available resources of funds, personnel and equipment in the best interest of PEPFAR program objectives) is required.
Excellent inter-personal skills in order to coordinate with USG and implementing/cooperating partners to ensure mutual cooperation are required.
Ability to plan budget expenditures to meet PEPFAR-program needs is required.
Ability to coordinate and negotiate effectively with host government, ICASS providers and inter-agency partners is required.
Intermediate user level of word processing, spreadsheets and databases is required.
A facility to work with higher mathematical calculations for purposed of reporting is required.
Contact/How to apply:
All those interested in working with the US mission in Kampala should send their applications and strictly adhere to the following:
Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174) Download it Here.
A current resume or curriculum vitae.
Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.
Any other documentation (e.g. essays, transcripts/certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.
Submit Application To:
Human Resources Office
By email at KampalaHR@state.gov.
NB: Only electronic submissions will be accepted and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Please clearly indicate the position applied for in the subject area of the email submission.
Please use standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and please send all documents in one file attachment.
Telephone: 0414-306001/259-791/5
Deadline: 25th August, 2013
The US Mission in Kampala 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. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.