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Latest Jobs at Embassy of The United States

Latest Jobs at Embassy of The United States

Latest Jobs at Embassy of The United States

Latest Jobs at Embassy of The United States

The Embassy of the United States of America to Kenya, located in Nairobi, is home to the diplomatic mission of the United States to the Republic of Kenya. The embassy opened in central Nairobi on 2 March 1964, when the United States established diplomatic relations with Kenya

Roving Secretary (Administrative Assistant)

Duties

Reports to various sections throughout the Embassy, providing intermittent administrative assistance as needed. As directed by Section Chiefs, duties include administrative functions: i.e, draft correspondence, diplomatic notes and demarches; type reports and cables; prepare briefing books and talking points; answer telephones and screen calls; take accurate messages; meet and escort visitors and work crews; sort and distribute mail; organize and maintain paper and electronic filing systems; schedule and take notes at meetings; schedule appointments; and perform other administrative support functions.    Works directly under the supervision, direction of the Section Chief and indirectly reports to the Supervisory Human Resources Officer (S/HRO).

Requirements:

Experience: 

  • Two years’ experience in Administrative and clerical office experience is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: 

Incumbent will need to have a broad knowledge of the Embassy, including all Agencies.  The incumbent will interact with employees from the Embassy and other Agencies as well. Job holder must have a good general knowledge of agency correspondence and other applicable office procedures. The incumbent must be able to respond to some questions from VIP visitors and the Front Office regarding Area. Confidentiality is imperative.  Must be able to interact with VIP visitors and the Front Office.

Education Requirements:

  • A High School Diploma is required.

LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY:

  • English Level IV (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing is required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Attention to detail and accuracy is required as well as proficiency in Microsoft Suite to include PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and in house applications such as MyData and MyServices.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize tasks to accomplish the workload.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills are mandatory to develop cooperative working relationships.
  • Could work flexible hours and in different sections at short notice.  Requires a  SECRET security clearance.

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Community Led Monitoring Coordinator

Duties

The Community Led Monitoring (CLM) Grants Coordinator is a staff member of the PEPFAR Coordination Office overseeing the Community Led Monitoring Grants Program for the PEPFAR Kenya program.
The incumbent will prepare federal award agreements and administer funding procedures in collaboration with the Financial Management section to advance U.S. government objectives related to health; manage small grants to various local community groups and civil society organizations in PEPFAR-supported health facilities, surrounding communities and health districts to investigate and understand clients’ perspectives on barriers and enablers to accessing health services; support the routine collection, consolidation, analysis, and dissemination of program results for corrective actions; facilitate an interagency committee with grantee selection and follow up on high-level advocacy to improve client-centered services and achieve better health outcomes for Kenya; and undertake other duties as assigned in support of the PEPFAR interagency team and programs.

Requirements:

  • EXPERIENCE:  Minimum of 5 years of public health programming experience in a resource poor or international setting is required
  • JOB KNOWLEDGE:  Demonstrated understanding of HIV/AIDS prevention, gender-based violence prevention, and community-based social welfare initiatives; knowledge and capacity to facilitate the planning, implementation, and monitoring of health and socio-economic projects and/or campaigns across multiple stakeholders and implementing organizations; capacity to obtain, analyze, synthesize, and disseminate data and present findings in both oral and written form; and familiarity with using data to inform decision-making with regards to program implementation and outcomes, including developing qualitative and quantitative data presentations using mainstream software such as Excel, PowerPoint, and Word are required

Education Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in public health, administration business and international relations is required.

Evaluations:

  • LANGUAGE:  English: Level IV fluency, both written and verbal, Level III Kiswahili, both written and verbal.
  • SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Strong management skills emphasizing attention to detail, multi-tasking ability, structured and well-organized approach to daily tasks, and balancing of competing priorities in a fast-paced working environment; analytical skills are required to strategize, develop, and implement effective U.S. government-supported HIV/AIDS programs; demonstrated facilitation.

Method of Application

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