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EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA

Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals to fill the following vacant posts at the Embassy of Uganda in Riyadh from Sunday 20th October 2019;

1.     Cleaner                                               1

2.     Cook                                                   1

3.     Consular Assistant                              1

4.     Receptionist                                        1

5.     Protocol and Safety Officer                1

The Application Forms can be obtainable from the Embassy of Uganda in Riyadh, 5 Abi Al Mudhaffar Al Falaki,Al Namudhajiyah District, Riyadh. Hand written applications are also acceptable.

Applications should be addressed to the Head of Mission, Embassy of Uganda in Riyadh P.O. Box 94344, Riyadh to be received not later than Thursday 12th December, 2019.

Applications forms should bear the title of the post followed by the Reference Number specified against the vacancy. The appropriate Advert Title “UG-EMB-RIY External Advert. No.1 of 2019” should be clearly indicated on the top of each first page of the Application Form. Applicants should attach two (2) sets of photocopies of their certificates, transcripts and testimonials if applicable.

Applicants subsequently shortlisted for oral interviews and their names displayed on the Embassy website stated below and on the Embassy Notice Board, shall be required to present certified copies and original of their academic transcripts and certificates at the time of sitting the oral interviews.

Applicants should attach two (2) recent passport size photographs on the Application Form. Applicants should apply for a maximum of only two (2) posts clearly indicating the first and second choice on the application.

Applicants who shall not hear from the Embassy of Uganda, on completion of the selection exercise should consider themselves as unsuccessful.


CATEGORY 1: ENTRY LEVEL POSTS

Applicants for posts below should have the following Core Competencies:

Ethics and Integrity, Interpersonal Communication, ability to adapt to multi-cultural setting, innovation and concern for quality and standards,and a transferable residence permit.

POST:            CLEANER (01 Vacancy)

REF:               RIY/P/35

AGE:              25 years and above

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be holding Certificate of completion of high school education. Must be able to speak English and knowledge of Arabic will be an added advantage.

DUTIES:

The incumbent will report to the Administrative Attaché for performing the following duties.

  • Clean, dust,and mop office floors by using a variety of equipment and supplies.
  • Mix the cleaning liquids in correct and safe quantities.
  • Vacuum and shampoo carpets and make sure that they are dried out before the day begins.
  • Wipe down desks and chairs and make sure that stubborn smears are removed using appropriate cleaning materials.
  • Empty trashcans and make sure that all trash is properly disposed of.
  • Clean and wash down windows and ensure that they are adequately dried.
  • Wash down restrooms and ensure they are correctly sanitized.
  • Replenish towels, soap, and toilet paper in bathrooms regularly.
  • Wipe down walls, doors, and wall hangings using appropriate types of cleaners and cloth.
  • Replace light bulbs and identify maintenance issues.
  • Apply sealant to floors.
  • Properly clean all the areas around the office, such as walkways and parking lots.
  • Move around heavy equipment and furniture for storage or rearranging.
  • Lock the office properly at the end of the day.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

POST:            COOK (01 Vacancy)

REF:              RIY/P/36

AGE:              25 years and above

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

Applicants should have basic computational skills, organizational skills, verbal communication, culinary arts, kitchen equipment knowledge,butchering, and knowledge of international cuisines, creativity, interpersonal skills, and culinary arts training. Must be able to speak English and knowledge of Arabic will be an added advantage.

DUTIES:

The incumbent will report to the Administrative Attaché for performing the following duties.

  • Cleans food preparation areas as determined by law and Embassy policy.
  • Prepares foods to the specifications of the staff of the Embassy.
  • Prepares food before the arrival of guests.
  • Makes adjustments to food items to accommodate guests with allergies or specific diet concerns.
  • Manages other employees in the kitchen.
  • Seasons food according to recipes or Embassy needs.
  • Requisitions for ingredients and spices as needed.
  • Operates various kitchen appliance such as a blender, oven, grill and cooker.
  • Devises new recipes.
  • Estimates expected food consumption and organizes preparation.
  • Keeps records and accounts of food purchases.
  • Orders new menu items for specials or cheap deals.
  • Prepares any necessary accompaniments before meetings begin.
  • Properly clean and maintain the office kitchen and equipment.
  • Cleans up after office hours.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

CATEGORY 2: MID - LEVEL POSTS 

Applicants for posts below should have the following Core Competencies:

Ethics and Integrity, Interpersonal Communication and Computer skills, ability to adapt to multi-cultural setting,innovation and concern for quality and standards,technical ability to coach subordinates, report writing skills, strategic thinking, negotiation skills, team building, speak Arabic fluently and a transferable residence permit.

POST:            RECEPTIONIST(01 Vacancy)

REF:              RIY/P/37

AGE:              25 years and above

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be holding a Bachelors degree in a related field from a recognized institution or University. Must be able to communicate fluently in English and possession of a valid driving license in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will be an added advantage.Must possess the following skills; telephone skills, verbal communication skills, Microsoft office skills, listening skills, professionalism, customer focus, organization, informing others, handles pressure and supply management.

DUTIES:

The incumbent will report to the Administrative Attaché for performing the following duties.

  • Welcomes visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone with a positive,helpful attitude.
  • Answering screening and referring inquiries.
  • Directs visitors by maintaining employee and department directories; giving instructions.
  • Maintains telecommunication system by following manufacturer's instructions for house phone and console operation.
  • Maintains safe and clean reception area by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions,irregularities, and continuing needs. 
  • Sorting and distributing mail.
  • Assisting with a variety of administrative tasks including copying, faxing, taking notes and performing ad-hoc administrative duties.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

POST:            CONSULAR ASSISTANT (01 Vacancy) 

REF:              RIY/P/38

AGE:              25 years and above

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be holding a Bachelors degree in a related field from a recognized institution or University. Must be able to communicate fluently in English and a valid driving license in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will be an added advantage.

DUTIES:

The incumbent will report to the Head Consular Affairs for performing the following duties.

  • Foreign agency vetting and accreditation.
  • Job order vetting and approval.
  • Travel plan verification and clearance.
  • Arrival status update.
  • Complaints receiving and handling.
  • Contract renewal clearance.
  • Runaway replacement clearance.
  • Contract termination clearance.
  • Death cases clearance.
  • Monitoring visits.
  • Any other duties as maybe assigned from time to time.

POST:            PROTOCOL AND SAFETY OFFICER (01 Vacancy)

REF:              RIY/P/39

AGE:              30 years and above

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be holding a Bachelors degree in a related field from a recognized institution or University. Must be able to communicate fluently in English and possession of a valid driving license in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will be an added advantage.Must possess the following skills; Lifting, Surveillance Skills, Deals with Uncertainty, Judgment, Objectivity, Dependability, Emotional Control,Integrity, Safety Management, Professionalism, Reporting Skills 

DUTIES: 

The incumbent will report to the Defence Attaché for performing the following duties.

  • Maintains security by following procedures; monitoring visitor logbook; issuing, checking and collecting visitor badges.
  • Secures premises and personnel by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment;inspecting building, equipment, and access points; permitting entry.
  • Obtains help by sounding alarms. 
  • Prevents losses and damage by reporting irregularities; informing violators of policy and procedures; restraining trespassers.
  • Controls traffic by directing visitors.
  • Completes reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities; interviewing witnesses; obtaining signatures.
  • Maintains environment by monitoring and setting building and equipment controls.
  • Maintains organization's stability and reputation by complying with legal requirements.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements;following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.