EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY !
Vacancy Announcement No. 2018-04
Open To : All interested candidates - All Sources
Position : General Services Office Specialist FSN 9-(T)
Opening Date : April 2, 2018
Closing Date : April 16, 2018 at 16 : 00
Work Hours : Full-time ; 40 hours/week
Incumbent of this position serves as the Deputy GSO with primary responsibility for Real Property management. Serves as the primary liaison between GSO and government offices, contractors, and landlords. Assist the GSO with Contracting Officer Representative responsibilities for some contracts (managing local gardening services and garbage collection services) and procurement activities related to those contracts. Coordinates daily activities plan for five GSO sub-units : Housing, Property Management, Motor Pool, Travel, and Shipping & Customs, directly supervising seven staff. Visits warehouse and motor pool, supervises inventories and prepares GSO section annual reports to Washington, drafts GSO Functional Questionnaire submission, and verifies post is adhering to the Management Controls checklist and the International Cooperative Administrative Support Services (ICASS) standards. Analyzes customer service performance and reviews results from the annual ICASS survey.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED :
Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.
Option A :
Education : Four-year University degree (Bachelor’s degree) in Management or related field required.
Experience : At least five years prior work experience required with an international organization, diplomatic mission, or government organization.
Language : English (Level 4, Fluent, Speaking, Reading, Writing), French (Level 4, Fluent, Speaking, Reading, Writing), and Kirundi (Level 4, Fluent, Speaking, Reading, Writing) (this may be tested)
Option B :
Education : College or University studies
Experience : Seven years of experience with an international organization, diplomatic mission, or government organization.
Language : English (Level 4, Fluent, Speaking, Reading, Writing), French (Level 4, Fluent, Speaking, Reading, Writing), and Kirundi (Level 4, Fluent, Speaking, Reading, Writing) (this may be tested) Knowledge : Familiarity with local government laws, including customs, taxes, real estate property, and protocol required. Knowledge of USG contracting and real property management regulations preferred.
Skills and abilities:Position is the senior management position for GSO. Incumbent must exercise strong management skills and be able to motivate and lead multiple sections. Good judgment and interpersonal skills are essential. Skilled negotiator.(This may be tested.)
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION :
1. Interested applicants for this position must submit the Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174) and a current résumé or curriculum vitae that provide additional information. The application form is available at https://bi.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/.
2. Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, etc.)