Procurement Agent(1385 Views)
About U.S. Embassy
U.S. Embassy Kabul Afghanistan
The U.S. Mission in Kabul is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for position of Procurement Agent with the GSO Section.
|Date Posted:||10 Oct 2018||Reference:||KABUL-2018-059|
|Closing Date:||16 Oct 2018||Work Type:||Full Time|
|Number of Vacancies:||3||Gender:||Any|
|Functional Area:||Procurement||Open Ended:||NO|
|Nationality:||Afghan||Salary Range:||As per company salary scale|
|Contract Type:||Permanent||Years of Experience:||3 Year(s)|
|Contract Duration:||0 Year(s) & 0 Month(s)||Extension Possibility:||No|
|Probation Period:||3 Months|
Duties and Responsibilities
Performs a variety of tasks including the purchase of goods and services from local and off shore sources. Follows up on orders, and notifies customers on the status of their orders. Provides assistance to requesting offices in the ordering process as needed ensuring that Mission policies, State Department Regulations, and USG procurement regulations are strictly adhered to.
Able to use Microsoft Work, Outlook, Excel, Internet, Google, etc. Be able to type 20-30 wpm on a computer be able to read and understand cataloging and on-line ordering instructions, ability to read, understand and follow complicated DOS and Federal procurement regulations, instructions and procedures.
Applicants must address required qualifications criteria listed below with specific information and documentation supporting each item. For example, official transcripts evidencing educational requirements must be attached to the original application submission. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified. We are not required to contact applicants who have submitted incomplete application packages.
EXPERIENCE: Three years of progressively responsible experience in procurement and related fields is required, at least two of which UN, NGO or western Embassy.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Familiar with and knowledge of local sources of supply. Knowledge of DOS procurement regulations and procedures. Must understand local pricing practices, how credit cards work and good working knowledge of internet search engines.
Education Requirements: High school is required.
LANGUAGE: English - Level 3 (good working knowledge), Dari - Level 3, Pashto - Level 3 (good working knowledge).
Afghanistan - Kabul
AF AF 12
High School, General
To apply for this position applicants must electronically submit the documents listed below to be considered for employment. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible and qualified.
To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site (https://af.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/).
Required Documents: High School Diploma and Driver's License.
What to Expect Next: Applicants who are invited to take a language, skills, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.
Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Kabul.
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