OBO Shipment Clerk Job – United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda

Job Title: OBO Shipment Clerk

Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Salary:  UGX 44,197,171


About US:

The United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years.  Ambassador Natalie E. Brown 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 Summary:  The U.S. Mission in Uganda is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of OBO Shipment Clerk.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working under the Supervisory Administrative Assistant of the Overseas Building Operations (OBO) project team, the Shipment Clerk obtains customs clearance for incoming and outgoing official shipments in support of the New Office Annex / New Support Annex project.
  • The incumbent also works with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to facilitate vehicle registration and inspection.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Completion of high school is required.
  • At least two years of experience in customs, shipping, or logistics is required.
  • Must have knowledge of local cargo, shipping, and customs procedures and regulations. Strong knowledge of local laws and regulations governing all types of vehicle use, registration, insurance, import/export, etc.
  • English level III (Good working knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) and Internet Research. Good interpersonal skills to interface efficiently with various contacts including end users, vendors, trucking companies, local officials as well as post contacts. Good knowledge of accepted record-keeping methods, to include developing a filing system, follow-up on projects, meeting deadlines. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Must hold a valid driver’s license.
  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.


How to Apply:

All those interested in working with the United States Embassy, US Mission in Kampala should send their applications online at the link below.


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Deadline: 19th July 2022

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