Job Title: Protocol Assistant

Organization: Regional Service Centre at Entebbe

Location: Entebbe


Roles and responsibilities:

  • Prepare and submit Note Verbales, follow up with Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and receipt of response/ documents
  • Assists in liaising with Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and drafting of note verbale and receipt/response.
  • Tax exemptions for various UN Entities at Entebbe Support Base (MONUSCO RSCE, OIOS, Ombudsman Office, UNMAS, UNMISS, UNISFA, MINUSCA, Civilian Pre-deployment Training), UN Contractors and Consultants based in Uganda
  • Support to MONUSCO staff and clients regarding visa processing: Prepare Note Verbales to the Embassies requesting for visa for staff travelling on official duties
  • Support to all UN Missions in Africa (SRSGs Office, Chief of Staff, Legal Office; amongst others): Prepare Note Verbales to MOFA on legal issues (investigation cases). Prepare Note Verbales for sale/destruction of UN used properties.
  • Drafts routine correspondence (congratulations, condolences, apologies, invitations) for signature.
  • Reviews and maintains the RSCE’s Protocol and VIP lists.
  • Undertakes any additional assignments requested by the Supervisor.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Technical training and certification in journalism or broadcasting, communications, public information, or a particular communications medium is an asset.
  • Knowledge and experience in protocol office, budgetary and administrative functions is highly recommended.
  • Minimum of seven (07) years of relevant experience in protocol services, events management or related areas is required.
  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of the local language may be essential.


How to apply

All interested applicants should apply online via the link below:

Click Here To Apply

Application deadline: 9th May 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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