Economic Commercial Associate

Share and send to your friends !

Economic Commercial Associate


Economic Commercial Associate | Kampala-2022-021 RA1 | Closing: August 19, 2022
Home | News & Events | Economic Commercial Associate | Kampala-2022-021 RA1 | Closing: August 19, 2022
U.S. Mission Uganda
Announcement Number: Kampala-2022-021 RA1
Position Title: Economic Commercial Associate
Opening Period: 8/02/2022 – 8/19/2022
Series: 1505
Grade: FP-04
Salary: USD 60,061 p.a. (Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.)
For More Info: Human Resources Officer: Bridget C. Kissinger
Who May Apply: Current Employees of the Mission – All Agencies and/or U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs); Eligible Family Members (EFMs); or declared Members of Household (MOHs); dependents of U.S. Personal Services Contract (USPSC) who are assigned under COM – All Agencies
Security Clearance Required: Secret security clearance
Duration Appointment: FMA not to exceed 5 years

Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply (

Summary: The U.S. Mission in Uganda is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Economic Commercial Associate.

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.

Supervisory Position: No

Duties: The incumbent assists with reporting and advocacy for Embassy Kampala on economic and commercial issues and spearheads the development of the Political and Economic (P/E) Section’s Environment, Science, Technology, and Health (ESTH) portfolio. (S)he is also responsible for promoting bilateral trade by providing commercial services and advocating for U.S. business interests. (S)he works in a combined P/E Section of five American officers, three Eligible Family Member (EFM) employees, and four Locally Employed (LE) staff. (S)he reports to the Economic and Commercial Officer, and through him/her to the Deputy Political and Economic Counselor.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Education: A Master’s degree in Economics, Finance, Trade, Business, or a Juris Doctor (JD) degree is required.


EXPERIENCE: Four years of progressively increasing responsibilities in a career field related to commerce, environmental protection, and/or science and technology, whether in the governmental or private sector, is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must have detailed understanding of U.S. foreign policy, State Department and Embassy Political/Economic policies and directives on inclusive and sustainable economic growth, trade and investment. Thorough understanding of the “language” of business and economics, to successfully interact with the U.S. and Ugandan business communities. Incumbent must have knowledge of the economic and commercial patterns and business.

Nutrition Assistant Description Nutrition Assistant Arua District, Terego County, Uganda The IRC began programming in northern Uganda in1998 in response to mass displacement and devastation wrought by rebel group,the Lord’s…