Move Coordinator | Kampala-2021-044 | Closing: December 24, 2021


U.S. Mission Uganda
Announcement Number: Kampala-2021-044
Position Title: Move Coordinator
Opening Period: 12/10/2021 – 12/24/2021
Series:            0105
Grade:             FP-7
Salary: USD $38,056 (Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.)
For More Info: 
Who May Apply: Current Employees of the Mission – All Agencies and/or U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs); Eligible Family Members (EFMs); or declared Members of Household (MOHs); dependents of U.S. Personal Services Contract (USPSC) who are assigned under COM – All Agencies
Security Clearance Required: Secret security clearance
Duration Appointment:   FMA not to exceed 5 years

Marketing Statement:  We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply: 

Summary: The U.S. Mission in Uganda is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of USEFM Move Coordinator.

 The work schedule for this position is:    

• Full Time, 40 hours per week

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period following receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position: No

Duties: Position coordinates move related working groups and meetings. Plans for and executes move of staff, documents, equipment, and property to the New Office Annex (NOX)/ Support Annex (SPX). Provides technical and administrative support for move related projects. Prepares move related presentations and informational material, as well as presents this information as needed to the Front Office (FO), Country Team, Overseas Building Operations (OBO), or other offices/groups as required. Prepares and tracks budget and procurements related to move operations. Completes non move related tasks as required to support overall management operations. The position reports to and is rated by the Management Counselor (MC).

The incumbent chairs/heads one or more working groups (Transition Working groups) consisting of American and Foreign Service National (FSN) employees to create and execute move plans.

The Move Coordinator serves as the primary Pont of Contact for the Mission community on the Transition-related matters.  Plans and coordinates activities of the non-Controlled Access Areas (CAA) Move Working Group consisting of representatives from every Embassy office.  Coordinates the efforts of this group to prepare for the move, and to pack the contents of their offices.

Download: Detailed Position description | Kampala 6273 Move Coordinator

Qualifications and Evaluations 

EDUCATION:  Completion of High School diploma is required.


EXPERIENCE:  Two years’ experience in an administrative position.


Evaluations: (This may be tested)

LANGUAGE: English level IV (Fluent) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Standard level keyboard and computer skills to include MS Office – Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet, database management, spreadsheets, etc.  Must possess excellent written and oral skills in order to conduct training and drafting of materials and reports in the performance of duties.  Ability to coordinate, prioritize and oversee multiple projects.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  A self-motivated, flexible, resourceful, and service-oriented individual will excel in this position. The position will likely do some manual lifting of objects up to 70 lbs.  Job holder is required to maintain a Secret security clearance.

Qualifications:  All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.   

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission 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. 

Other information: 

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference. 


(1) AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*


(3) FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* IMPORTANT:  Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.  

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau. 

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link:


How to Apply:  

1.  All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Secret security clearance.    

All applications must be submitted online. Applicants shall be required to register under the careers page for U.S. Embassy Kampala following instructions on the link below: 

2. For further assistance call 0414-306001

3.  You will receive confirmation of registration and proceed to apply.

4. On completion of this process, you will receive an auto response via your email.

Required Documents:  Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • High school transcripts/ equivalent diploma 
  • Copy of Orders
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)

What to Expect Next:  Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.  

For further information:  the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources office.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Uganda.