Human Resources Assistant Job in Kenya – US Embassy

Human Resources Assistant (USDH Portfolio) – USEFMs


The incumbent of the position is the assistant to the U.S. Direct Hire (USDH) Portfolio. Duties include:  administering and assisting with the yearly EER and eAwards processes. Supports the American HR Portfolio, supporting 31 U.S. government agencies and offices, over 1,500 Chief of Mission personnel, and close to $1 billion in resources.  The incumbent works collaboratively with two Human Resources Assistants, a Human Resources Clerk, and one Human Resources Assistant (American Services Team Lead) on the American Portfolio. The incumbent is supervised by the Human Resources Officer with oversight of the American Portfolio. The position requires Secret Security clearance. 



A minimum of three (3) years of administrative office work experience is required.

Job Knowledge:

Must have a good knowledge of Mission, Bureau, and Post Employment Policies.  Must have good knowledge of OPM rules and Employment Benefits such as FEHB, FEGLI, and TSP.  Must have working knowledge of EEO laws.

Education Requirements:

A High School Diploma is required.


Language Proficiency: 

English Level 3 – Good working knowledge; written & spoken is required.

Skills and Abilities:

Must have the ability to work on a team with shifting unit priorities, coordinating with the other HR Assistant in charge of the EFM portfolio and LE Staff colleagues.  Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills and can work with clients of diverse backgrounds.  Must be familiar with the MS Office Suite, and have in-depth experience with Word, Excel, and Outlook. Must have the ability to create and work with databases.  Must have the ability to obtain a Secret clearance.


All applicants under consideration will be required to pass security certifications.

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Closing Date: 11/20/2023