Jobs at the Embassy

Thank you for your interest in employment with the U.S. Embassy in Namibia.  To view a current list of all available positions at the U.S. Mission in Namibia and to apply online, please visit this page: Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA).  All applications* must be submitted through ERA to be considered.

Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA)

All applications must be submitted through ERA to be considered. 

The U.S. Embassy 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.

Vacancy Announcements: 

ERA Application Job Aid (PDF 2,118 KB)

Public Health Specialist: Monitoring and Evaluation (Closing Date: November 29, 2019)

Announcement #:WINDHOEK-2019-038

Salary: (NAD) N$599,717 – (NAD) N$599,717/Per Year

Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hour work week (full time)

Under the direct supervision of the Strategic Information (SI) Branch Chief, the incumbent serves as the Monitoring & Evaluation Team Lead for the CDC Namibia office, shares responsibilities for development and implementation of: Public health-related technical program activities,day-to-day coordination of branch admin management activities that implement or support areas that can include epidemiology and surveillance HMIS Conduct surveys/surveillance M&E activities under PEPFAR program.

A minimum of five years progressively responsible public health experience in public health service-delivery projects within an HIV/AIDS intervention framework is required; an additional two years managerial responsibility with multiple staffing reporting is required.

The incumbent will be expected to possess the necessary technical training and skills required to perform the duties and responsibilities required of the position. Post entry training will be focused primarily on PEPFAR and HHS/CDC established policies, procedures and regulations that govern: specific activity management, including monitoring and program assessment/evaluation and procurement systems. Ongoing professional certification seminars focusing on program evaluation, practices, and procedures are required. Agency-specific leadership development training, Project Management of Grants/Cooperative Agreements training are required. Necessary post entry training will be provided on-site or at Regional or Atlanta based facilities. Scientific Ethics – one week; and IT Security Training – 2 days.

Level IV English ability (fluent written, spoken and reading) is required. This may be tested.

Master of Science in Public Health, Master of Public Health or Health Policy, or Master of Public Administration is required.

For More Info:

HR Section

Public Health Specialist – HIV/AID Care and Treatment (Closing Date: November 29, 2019)

Announcement #: WINDHOEK-2019-039

Salary: (NAD) N$752,325 – (NAD) N$752,325/Per Year

Position Info: Public Non-Status Full-Time

The incumbent of this position is a senior project manager and the key public health advisor on treatment to the Branch Chief/HIV/AIDS Team Lead or Treatment Officer of the HIV/AIDS Program. Job holder provides comprehensive public health technical, administrative and managerial advice and assistance in support of treatment activities provided under the President s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).


Five years of mid-to-senior level public health experience in developing, implementing and evaluating HIV/AIDS treatment programs or other relevant public health programs that involve coordination with an international agency or implementing partner is required. One additional year of experience at the managerial level with multiple staff is required.

Education Requirements:

Comprehensive knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS treatment is required. Thorough public health knowledge of current HIV/AIDS issues is required. Strong skills in the clinical management of HIV/AIDS. Comprehensive knowledge of the host government health care system and structures including familiarity with MOH policies, program priorities and regulations is required. Good working knowledge of USG HIV/AIDS public health programs, strategies, methods, processes and techniques used to plan, develop, implement and evaluate results of treatment programs is required. Good working knowledge of team management techniques to plan, organize and direct multi- disciplinary project teams and activities and overall administrative requirements, budgeting and fiscal management in support of contracts/cooperative agreements/grants/purchase requisitions is required.


Level IV English ability (fluent written, spoken and reading) is required. This may be tested.


Doctoral level (DrPH, MD or PhD) degree or host country equivalent in medicine, nursing, public health, epidemiology, behavioral or social sciences field is required.

For More Info:

HR Section


*Please use the DS 174 Application Form for all USAID vacancies.

Project Management Specialist – Supply Chain Advisor (FSN – 11) (PDF 72 KB) (Closing Date: November 15, 2019)

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Namibia is looking for a qualified individual to fill the vacant full-time position.

Interested applicants should scan (using Adobe Acrobat PDF format) and submit the following by e-mail only to the attention of the HR Office, USAID/Namibia:

  1. a signed cover letter expressing interest in the position
  2. a completed DS-174 
  3. a current CV
  4. relevant supporting documents

Send to: by 17:00 p.m. (local Windhoek time), November 15, 2019.  Please note that incomplete applications, hard copies or applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.