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Jobs- US Embassy Kampala is looking for a Protocol Specialist

Apply as soon as you read this.
Apply as soon as you read this.

The United States has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years.  Ambassador Scott H. DeLisi currently heads the U.S Mission to Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and organizations all working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the direction of the Ambassador.

Job Tittle: Protocol Specailist
Organisation: United States Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Vacancy Number: 067/2013

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Job Summary: The Protocol Specialist will provide protocol guidance and assistance to the Chief of Mission, Deputy Chief of Mission and other Mission officers and coordinates official representational events, including those events taking place at the Chief of Mission and Deputy Chief of Mission residences.  Incumbent coordinates closely with host government officials and other members of the host government.  The Job holder supervises the junior protocol assistant and is supervised by the Ambassador’s Office Manager.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

1.      Event Management/Special Projects: 25%

2.     Administrative Duties: 25%

3.     Appointments and Meetings: 15%

4.     Protocol Guidance: 15% Provides assistance to the Front Office by giving protocol guidance and liaise with the host government, other diplomatic missions, and local business contacts, including advice on local customs and practices.

 5.     Contact Database: 10%

6.     Diplomatic Notes: 10%

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

How to Apply:

 All those interested in working with the US mission in Kampala should send their applications and strictly adhere to the following:

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: 19th November, 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.

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