Position: Administrative Assistant (U.S. Embassy)__Deadline:10-January

Series/Grade:    LE - 0105 8
Salary:    USD $16,024 /Per Year
Work Schedule:    Full-time - 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential:    LE-NA

Appointment Type
Appointment Type Details:
USAID expects the successful offeror to provide continuous services under a series of sequential contracts subject to availability of funds and successful performance.
Marketing Statement:

Reaching all 25 Cambodian provinces, USAID works with Cambodian and international partners to implement a range of programs that benefit all Cambodians. Our work focuses on strengthening democratic governance and human rights; improving health and nutrition; supporting education and child development; increasing agricultural production and food security; conserving forests and watersheds; and helping farmers and households adapt to and mitigate the impact of natural hazards. For more information about USAID/Cambodia, please visit https://www.usaid.gov/cambodia


USAID/Cambodia is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Administrative Assistant for the Office of the Director (OD).


The Administrative Assistant is located in the USAID/Cambodia Office of the Director (OD). The Administrative Assistant serves as the assistant to the Mission Director and Deputy Mission Director, operating independently of any other position in the performance of the full range of secretarial, protocol, and administrative functions essential to the efficient operation of the Mission’s Front Office.

The Administrative Assistant is the primary contact person responsible for the Mission’s Front Office customer service to internal and external partners and other stakeholders, including Mission staff, contractors and grantees and potential contractors and grantees, Implementing Partners (IPs), host-government officials, the Embassy, USAID/Washington, and other customers. In this capacity, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for coordinating information about the USAID Mission, and making sure that information gets to customers on a timely basis and in a professional manner.

For a detailed description of duties and requirements, please review the complete solicitation at the following link: https://kh.usembassy.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/80/SOL-Administrative-Assistant-Office-of-the-Director.pdf

Qualifications and Evaluations


Physical Demands: The work requested does not involve undue physical demands.


Education Requirements:

Education: Two years of post-secondary schooling in Secretarial Science or Business Administration, or other related field equivalent to a US junior college or community college diploma, is required.


LANGUAGE: English Level 4 and Khmer Level 4 (Advanced Proficiency) Speaking/Reading/Writing are required. (This may be tested.)

     ***Note: Applicants must include all languages known to include Khmer language in the application.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (This may be tested.)

• The Administrative Assistant must be proficient in keyboarding, including at least Level II typing, and in operating computers with Microsoft Office Suite, and other software programs as needed.

• The Administrative Assistant must be proficient in using the Internet and E-mail programs as designated.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: 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. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs. The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.


EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years of of administrative or secretarial work experience, including experience gained in related work with a U.S. Government Agency, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), other donor organizations, host-government organizations, or private-sector institutions is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: (This may be tested)

• The Administrative Assistant must have a general knowledge, or the ability to quickly gain such general knowledge of regulations and procedures, and of good office management practices; and be knowledgeable, or able to quickly become knowledgeable, of overall Front Office responsibilities and activities, as well as possess a very good knowledge of standard office procedures and practices.

• The Administrative Assistant to the Office of the Director must have an excellent understanding of file management, mail handling, and correspondence formatting procedures.


1. The Mission may consider any of the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.

2. Current employees of the Mission who have not successfully completed their initial probationary periods are not eligible to apply. Current employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory or MBC score of less than 100 points, on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.

Benefits and Other Info


Agency Benefits:

Agency Benefits: As a matter of policy, and as appropriate, a PSC is normally authorized the benefits and allowances in accordance with the U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh Local Compensation Plan.

Moreinfo: https://kh.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/u-s-embassy-job-vacancies

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