Fresher Procurement Clerk Careers - United States US Embassy / Mission

Job Title:             Procurement Clerk
Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary Grade: FSN-6 Ugshs 41,892,912 p.a. inclusive of allowances
Vacancy Announcement Number: 01-18

About US Embassy:
The United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years.  Ambassador Deborah R. Malac currently heads the U.S Mission to Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and organizations all working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the direction of the Ambassador. 

Among the offices operating under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace Corps
Job Summary: The Procurement Clerk will be responsible for all aspects of procurement functions for State Dept., DAO, Refugee, NIH, CDC and other agencies under the supervision of the Procurement Supervisor. This includes utilizing Ariba Contracts to prepare documents and purchase orders, dispatching the same to vendors and tracking of these orders to ensure delivery and eventual payment and closure of file. Purchasing a variety of “off the shelf” commodities.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
  • The applicants for the United States US Embassy Procurement Clerk job placement should hold a diploma in Procurement and Logistics Management or Purchasing and Supply Management
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in procurement, purchasing or supply management is required.
  • Good organizational skills, sense of priorities, ability to understand and process various types of USG documents, computer skills in various programs.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of U.S. Government regulations and their application to specific situations, in-depth use of catalogs and equipment indexes is required.
  • Language: Level III (Good Working Knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is required. This will be tested.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the United States Embassy in Kampala are encouraged to Apply Online by following the instructions below;
  • Applicants shall be required to register under the careers page for US Embassy Kampala using the link, Click Here
  • You will receive confirmation of registration and proceed to apply.
  • On completion of this process you will receive an auto response via your email.

NB: Applicants claiming a U.S. Veteran’s preference must submit written documentation confirming eligibility (e.g., Member Copy 4 of Form DD-214, Letter from the Veteran’s Administration, or certification documenting eligibility under the VOW Act with an expected discharge no later than 120 days after the certification is submitted) by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veteran’s preference will not be considered in the application process. Specific criteria for receiving a U.S. Veteran’s preference may be found in HR/OE’s Family Member Employment Policy (FMEP).

Deadline: 23rd January 2018

The US Mission in Kampala 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.

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