EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY !
Vacancy Announcement : Bujumbura-2022-007
Open To : All Interested CCN (Cooperating Country National) Candidates
Position : Administrative Assistant –FSN- 08
Opening Date : August 24, 2022
Closing Date : September 14, 2022 at 16.00 (4.00pm)
(Closing time for submission of physical applications at the Embassy is 16:00 from Monday to Thursday, and 11:00 on Friday)
Work Hours : Full-time ; 40 hours/week
BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION
The Administrative Assistant is located in the Office of the Country Representative. The Administrative Assistant serves as the personal assistant to the Country Representative, operating independently of any other position in the performance of the full range of secretarial, protocol, and administrative functions essential to the efficient operation of the Mission’s Front Office.
The Administrative Assistant is the primary contact person responsible for the Mission’s Front Office customer service to internal and external partners and other stakeholders, including Mission staff, contractors and grantees and potential contractors and grantees, Implementing Partners (IPs), host-government officials, the Embassy, USAID/Washington, and other customers. In this capacity, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for coordinating information about the USAID Mission, and making sure that information gets to customers on a timely basis and in a professional manner.
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS :
EDUCATION : Two or more years of post-secondary schooling in Secretarial Science or Business Administration, or other related field equivalent to a US junior college or community college diploma, is required.
EXPERIENCE : A minimum of five years of administrative or secretarial work experience, including experience gained in related work with a U.S. Government Agency, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), other donor organizations, host-government organizations, or private- sector institutions is required.
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION :
Interested applicants in this position must review the USAID/Burundi solicitation posted on the U.S. Embassy Bujumbura Website and follow the instructions in Section IV. The application package must include a cover letter, the Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174), a current résumé or curriculum vitae, and any other documentation that addresses qualification requirements. The solicitation and application form is available at https://bi.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/.