Fresher A’ Level US Embassy Jobs – Purchasing Clerk (Salary UGX 43m )

 Purchasing Clerk

Organisation: United States US Embassy, US
Mission in Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Salary: UGX 43,091,326 /=

Open to: All Interested Applicants / All Sources

Position Number: Kampala-2020-016

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

  • United
    States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Centers
    for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace

 Job Summary:  The Purchasing Clerk serves as Locally
Employed (LE) Staff Procurement Clerk for the U.S. Mission in Uganda, which
includes a chancery, New Office Building (NOB) and New Office Annex (NOX),
large warehouse complex, 113 owned or leased residences, USAID, Centers for
Disease Control (CDC), National Institute of Health (NIH), Department of
Defense (DOD) and other government agencies. Provides a variety of supplies and
services in support of 30 agencies utilizing contracts, purchase orders,
purchase card, blanket purchase agreement, and against existing General
Services Administration (GSA), Department of State or other U.S. Government
(USG) contracts. This includes gathering market research and supporting the
procurement agents in acquisition of locally sourced requirements and hard to
find items. This includes utilizing Ariba 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 the file.

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 Purchasing
Clerk job opportunity should have completed secondary school

At least two years of experience in procurement,
purchasing, supply management, or clerical work is required.

Grasp U.S. Government regulations and their
application to specific situations, in-depth use of catalogs and equipment
indexes is required.

Knowledge of host government local market
practices and suppliers. Familiarity with local and international sources of
supply and procurement procedures is required.

Good organizational skills, sense of priorities,
ability to understand and process various types of USG documents, computer
skills in various programs. This may be tested.

Language: English level III (Good
working knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required. This may be tested.

How to Apply:

All those interested in working with the US mission in
Kampala should send their applications online at the link below.


Deadline: 9th March 2020

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