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.

Click
Here

Deadline: 12th June 2020

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