Administrative Assistant Job at American Embassy Zambia

The U.S. Mission in Zambia is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Administrative Assistant.

Responsibilities

  • Incumbent provides overall administration of a variety of office operational and logistical support activities, ensuring high quality and accuracy of work
  • Promotes customer service and results while working in close collaboration with operations, program and project staff of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Qualifications

  • Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific information supporting each item
  • Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified
  • Successful completion of senior secondary school and diploma in administration, office management or management course is required
  • Five years of progressively responsible work experience in general office administration or program support services is required, including one year of experience with the U.S. government, other embassies, local government or non-governmental organization is required
  • Level IV (fluent) reading, oral and written English is required; level III (Good working knowledge) of two local languages is also required
  • Language proficiency will be tested
  • Effective communications and interpersonal skills are required
  • Knowledge of host country social, business, and diplomatic customs, cultural, political knowledge is required
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, use of the internet and office appliances is required

How to apply
Submit applications to:
The American Embassy,
Human Resources Office,
Eastern end of Kabulonga Road,
Ibex Hill,
PO Box 320065,
Lusaka.

For more information

TO APPLY FOR THIS JOB CALL
+260 211 357000
TO APPLY FOR THIS JOB EMAIL
[email protected]
American Embassy in Zambia (Kabulonga, Lusaka)

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