Procurement and Contracting Supervisor

Diploma   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1375
Date Posted:Oct 9, 2018
Closing Date:Oct 15, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Procurement
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About U.S. Embassy:

U.S. Embassy Kabul Afghanistan

Job Summary:

The U.S. Mission in Kabul is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for position of Procurement and Contracting Supervisor with the GSO Section.

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Must possess finely hones interpersonal skills, above average computer skills to use ILMS database, ability to analyze and interpret requirements, and determine the proper course of action and sources to be used. Must have a valid driver’s license.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The incumbent supervises one contracting and procurement assistant, eleven procurement agents, one purchasing agent and one procurement clerk. Directs the operations of the GSO Procurement Section which procures variety of commodities and services in support of Mission Kabul, Afghanistan. Performs and supervises micro-purchases, simplified acquisitions and complex contract development. Provides oversight to the Purchase Card Program. Manages commodities research, solicitation, bid, contract management, and contract closeout processes. Follows the FAR and DOASR procurement guidelines.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


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: Five years of purchasing and contracting for the U.S. Government or NGO. One year supervisor experience.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Possesses an excellent knowledge of Federal Acquisitions Regulation (FAR), Department of State Acquisition Regulations (DOSAR), Office of Procurement Executive (OPE) policies. Familiarity with host country and international sources of supply and procurement procedures. Knowledge of available procurement methods and techniques.

Education Requirements: Completion of at least two years of university/college studies.


LANGUAGE: Level 3 English (good working level), reading and writing. Level 4 Dari and Pasto (fluent) reading and writing

This may be tested.

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