Public Health Administrative Management Assistant (CDC) Job at U.S. Mission Uganda – Career Opportunity in Uganda

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Job Category: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  27 April 2021
Duty Station:  Kampala
Posted: 10-04-2021
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Public Health Administrative Management Assistant (CDC)

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

U.S. Mission Uganda

Deadline of this Job:
27 April 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Saturday, April 10, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


Job Description
Position Title : Public Health Administrative Management Assistant (CDC)
Opening Period: 4/08/2021 – 4/27/2021
Series/Grade: 0540/FSN-8/FP-6
Salary : UGX 70,307,688
For More Info: Kampala [email protected]    
Who May Apply: All Interested Applicants / All Sources (Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.)
Security Clearance Required: Local Security Certification or Public Trust
Duration Appointment: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

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 Public Health Administrative Management Assistant (CDC). .

The Workforce Development Assistant is responsible for planning, designing, coordinating, and implementing the full range of human resource services to support the mission of Centers for Disease Control Uganda. The job holder is a technical advisor on the full range of personnel policies and issues across all hiring mechanisms utilized by CDC to fill staff, contracted, and other positions. The incumbent also serves as a point-of-contact on matters pertaining to post-specific regulations and works closely with Embassy HR and CDC Atlanta to provide CDC Uganda staff with information on and interpretations of State Department and CDC Human Resources policies and guidelines. The incumbent ensures compliance with all legal, regulatory, procedural, and policy requirements governing personnel management activities. The incumbent sits in the Operations Branch and is directly supervised by the Public Health Administrative Management Specialist.

Job Knowledge:
Demonstrated knowledge of human resources management and personnel management is required, including a sound understanding of position classification, employee relations, compensation, international recruitment policies, benefits management standards and records management techniques, performance management, employee development and workforce program planning.

Skills and Abilities:
• The incumbent must be comfortable working in a highly visible role and communicating with and coordinating the efforts of all-levels of USG staff. The ability to multi-task in a very fast-paced work environment is required.
• Ability to maintain and work with confidential information and records is required.
• The incumbent is required to possess exceptional problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to work independently to develop realistic solutions. Analytical, interpersonal, and managerial skills are critical to the performance of this position. The ability to examine and understand complex policies, to articulate these policies and their application to Mission operations, and to put into effect CDC regulations and directions is essential.
• Excellent analytical and writing skills are required to effectively edit or assist in the rewriting of position descriptions and preparation for classification analysis. Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills are required to explain classification decisions, provide advice and assistance to U.S. employees, and to communicate and work effectively with employees at all levels in discussing sensitive issues.
• Accuracy, attention to detail, and patience are required to explain different types of personnel issues and policies to USDH and LE Staff employees. Requirements also include the ability to function well under pressure, and to exercise flexibility and discretion in resolving problems.
• Advanced computer literacy and familiarity with Microsoft Suite is required (including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). The incumbent should also be comfortable with and adept at using new and emerging technologies, applications, and computer systems.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or Public Administration is required.

Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in human resources management or personnel management with international organizations, host government, donor agencies, or NGOs is required. Specific personnel management experience requirements include position classification, recruitment, wage administration, performance management and other general personnel operations in a multicultural office.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
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 following instructions on the link below:  

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