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Earn over 47m as Procurement Assistant at United States Embassy / US Mission

Job Title:        
 Procurement Assistant
Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary: UGX 47,686,775 /=
Open to:  All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Position Number: Kampala-2020-028

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 Assistant serves as Locally Employed (LE) Staff Procurement Agent 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, delivery orders, and against existing General Services Administration (GSA), Department of State or other U.S. Government (USG) contracts. This includes chartering of planes, booking hotels, gathering market research and providing Integrated Logistics Management Systems training to clients (ILMS).

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 Assistant job opportunity should have two years of general college or university studies. Required
·        A minimum of three years’ experience in procurement, purchasing or supply management is required.
·        A good working knowledge of procurement regulations, instructions and procedures, use of catalogs, contracting procedures and practices, good knowledge of local market practices and pricing customs is required.
·        Knowledge of U.S. Government regulations and their application to specific situations, in-depth use of catalogs and equipment indexes 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: 12th June 2020

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