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  • Posted: Jul 27, 2020
    Deadline: Jul 28, 2020
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    The Embassy of the United States of America to Kenya, located in Nairobi, is home to the diplomatic mission of the United States to the Republic of Kenya. The embassy opened in central Nairobi on 2 March 1964, when the United States established diplomatic relations with Kenya.

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    Information Management Assistant - (USEFMs only) - Re-issue


    The work schedule for this position is Full Time 40 hours per week.

    Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of 4 weeks of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
    Supervisory Position: No

    Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No

    Travel Required: Not Required


    Basic Function of the Position:

    The incumbent serves as an Information Management Assistant (IMA) assigned to support the classified or unclassified computer networks and messaging systems as needed. The IMA also may assist with telephone and radio management, circuit and network management, and Diplomatic Post Office (DPO) and unclassified pouch operations as required. The IMA reports to a U.S. Direct Hire (USDH) IT Manager.

    Qualifications and Evaluations


    EXPERIENCE: Two years of office management or technical experience is required.  Work related experience should demonstrate a high level of organizational skills, ability to adhere to regulations, aptitude for paying attention to detail, and use of IT software and equipment.

    JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must have knowledge and professional experience that demonstrates the applicant can acquire and apply the requisite skills and abilities appropriate to Department of State IRM operations.  Must demonstrate potential to perform in progressively responsible positions within the Information Management field.
    Education Requirements:

    High school diploma is required.


    LANGUAGE:  Level IV (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing of English is required. (This may be tested)


    • Must have an excellent working knowledge and ability to manage ISC computer systems without long-term assistance.
    • Must be able to work effectively in the IT environment, maintain constructive communication when addressing customer requests, and closing out tasks.
    • Must be able to coherently document problems, remedies, and write procedures that will be utilized by colleagues.

    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.


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

    Method of Application

    If you don’t have an account yet, please create one using the instructions below. Login using the password that you created and answer all the questions. You are required to submit a complete online application with all required supporting documents by the deadline of each vacancy.

    How to create an account in ERA:

    Step 1: Visit:

    Step 2: Click the Position Title

    Step 3: Click the APPLY TO THIS VACANCY button

    Step 4: Click the CREATE ACCOUNT button

    Step 5: Fill in the blanks as required.

    Step 6: Click NEXT – you will be asked to create a password. Your password must have at least 12 characters and must include at least one alphanumeric (upper and lower case), one digit, one special character and no spaces. The password will be valid for 60 days and so must be changed before expiry. Answer three security questions. These are used if you can’t remember your password. Answer each question in a way that you will easily remember.

    Job application

    Step 1: Click the Position Title

    Step 2: Click APPLY TO THIS VACANCY button

    Step 3: Login using the password that you created

    You must answer all of the questions, upload required documents and submit.

    You will use the same account that you have set up whenever you apply for other positions in future.

    Interested and qualified? Go to Embassy of The United States on to apply
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