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. 

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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)

USAID Vacancies

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

TB-HIV Specialist (FSN – 11) (Closing Date: July 27, 2018) (PDF 226 KB) 

OPEN: Namibian citizens and Permanent Residents
WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week
SALARY: N$ 541,881 – N$ 758,625

The TB-HIV Specialist position serves as the primary technical advisor of USAID/Namibia’s TB-HIV portfolio under the guidance and supervision of the Team Leader of the HIV Continuum of Care. The incumbent will administer USAID/Namibia’s TB-HIV program involving the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The incumbent will provide technical advisory and project management as required on the USAID/Namibia HIV prevention, care and treatment activity portfolio totaling approximately $27 million/year. S/he will be the primary resource person for the TB-HIV program and will be responsible for coordinating the flow of TB-HIV information across USG agencies working in Namibia.

Voucher Examiner (FSN – 07) (Closing Date: July 27, 2018) (PDF 182 KB)

OPEN: Namibian citizens and Permanent Residents
WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week
SALARY: N$ 285,825 – N$ 399,690

This position is located in the Financial Management Office (FMO), USAID/Namibia, Windhoek. The primary purpose of this position is to log in, track and examine both OE and project vouchers and invoices of multi million dollar, long term technical assistance contractors, both direct and host country, for USAID project and non-project activities, recommending for payment or indicating required clarification or justification; to perform payroll liaison duties for the Mission’s US, TCN and FSN direct hire (DH) and U.S., FSN and TCN PSCs and to examine and process vouchers and other documents supporting payment of claims for logistic support, allowances and services for U.S. and TCN contractor personnel; and to examine and audit a variety of administrative vouchers and claims such as utility payments, local procurements, personal bills for collection (B/C) for telephone, Fax, DHL and overweight shipments, etc. Tracks vouchers, maintains awareness of where vouchers are and their status at all times; responds to inquiries, both written and by telephone concerning vouchers and checks; ensures that the 30 day deadline for payment of vouchers is met.

PEACE CORPS Vacancies

Program & Training Specialist – Education (PDF 324 KB) (Closing Date: August 3, 2018)

The U.S. Peace Corps seeks a Program & Training Specialist (PTS) to support its Education Program. This is a full-time Personal Services Contract position.
Under the supervision of the Education Program Manager (PM) and in coordination with the Training Manager (TM) and Director of Programming and Training (DPT), the Program and Training Specialist (PTS) is responsible for supporting the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of training initiatives and events in the Education sector. The PTS serves as a member of the Programming and Training team and supports Education Volunteers by delivering structured and relevant trainings throughout their 27 months of service that prepare and support Volunteers’ work in schools throughout Namibia in the teaching of English, Math, and Science in grades 4-12. The major training event for Volunteers is the Pre-Service Training (PST) cycle, a nine-week intensive technical and cultural training. The PTS will be the lead technical training for Education Volunteers during this time and work with the Training Manager and Education unit to review and develop appropriate technical training sessions to prepare Volunteers to teach in Namibia. The PTS will also assume the technical lead with the Education unit in at least 3 additional week-long education-related trainings per year. During training events the PTS will have the support of the Programming and Training Assistant (PTA) and the Program Manager to aid in the delivery of training sessions.

Volunteer Support Specialist (Programming) (PDF 236 KB) (Rundu) (Closing Date: August 3, 2018) 

The Volunteer Support Specialist (PROGRAMMING) or VSS-P position is based in Windhoek, and part of a team of three VSS-P in Namibia (one based in Rundu, one in Ondangwa). All VSS-P report to the Program team lead for Volunteer Support, and onward to the Director of Programming and Training (DPT). The VSS-P work closely with the Technical Program Managers, Programming & Training Assistants, Safety & Security Manager (SSM), IT Specialist, VSS-Admin, and Medical Unit to provide support to Volunteers at their sites. The VSS-P will travel approximately 50% – 70% of the time, depending on seasonal workload. The VSS-P supports Volunteers in all, common, and non-technical areas, including, but not limited to: housing, culture, safety, language. The VSS-P will also support the Programming and Training Unit in identifying new sites as needed.