PEPFAR Small Grants Coordinator | Kampala-2021-013-RA1 | Closing: July 28, 2021

U.S. Mission Kampala

Announcement Number: Kampala-2021-013-RA1

Position Title: PEPFAR Small Grants Coordinator

Opening Period: 7/14/21 – 7/28/21

Series/Grade: FSN-105-08, FP-06

Salary: Actual Salary will be determined by Washington, DC

For More Information: Human Resources Office: Tel: +254203636000.

P.O Box 606, Village Market, Nairobi, Kenya


Who May Apply: U.S. Citizen Family Members (USEFMs) – All Agencies

“For USEFM – FS is FP.”

Security Clearance Required: Public Trust level

Duration Appointment: Definite, 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 Kampala is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of PEPFAR Small Grants Coordinator.

The work schedule for this position is: Part Time 20 hours per week

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

Supervisory Position: No

Download Detailed Position Description: DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES -PEPFAR Grants Coordinator, Kampala

Download: ERA application Link and Instructions

Duties: Incumbent is responsible, under the direct supervision of the Deputy PEPFAR Country Coordinator, for the management and implementation of the Embassy’s Community Grants for HIV/AIDS under PEPFAR. Assist PEPFAR Coordination Office with administrative duties

Qualifications and Evaluations:


Two years of college/University studies is required.


EXPERIENCE: Two years’ work experience in an office environment.


LANGUAGE: English level 4 (fluent) speaking, reading, and writing is required. Language proficiency will be tested.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to plan, arrange, manage and administer all programs according to U.S. government regulations.

Must be able to work in a high-volume, high-productivity environment and to work well with others.

Must be computer literate, preferably with experience in EXCEL and MS WORD.

Must be able to draft concise and clear recommendations.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: General Knowledge of development goals and ability to write clearly and concisely.

Qualifications: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass 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:


1. Current employees who used a hiring preference to gain employment who are within their first 90 calendar days of employment are not eligible to apply.

2. Candidates with a hiring preference who have already accepted a conditional offer of employment may NOT be extended a second conditional offer of employment unless and until they withdraw their candidacy for the first position in writing.

3. The following may also be considered when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, etc.

4. ** If selected, EFMs are expected to serve in the position for at least one year from the date of hire, and their sponsor’s tour of duty must allow sufficient time for this.

How to Apply: All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Secret Clearance.

Interested candidates for this position must submit their application to the following link for consideration Click ERA site under Job Openings

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

Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)

DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)

SF-50 (if applicable)

College Transcripts

University Transcripts

What to Expect Next: Applicants 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 Nairobi, Kenya.