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Jobs at The US Embassy, Tanzania

NAFASI ZA KAZI / AJIRA UBALOZI WA MAREKANI, TANZANIA

VACANCIES

The Human Resources (HR) Office in the Department of State Dar es Salaam manages the Employment Program for all agencies represented in the Mission.
Supply Clerk (Closes April 25, 2017)

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 17/086

OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates/ All Sources

POSITION: Supply Clerk

OPENING DATE: April 18, 2017

CLOSING DATE: April 25, 2017

WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week

SALARY: Ordinarily Resident (OR): FSN- 5; (Step 1- TZS 15,441,115 through Step 13- 23,161,675 per annum)

Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): FP- 9*
*Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington.

The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement. 

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS (See Appendix A for definition) MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

The US Mission in Dar es Salaam is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Supply Clerk at the General Services Section- Warehouse Unit.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION

Incumbent manages inventory and the Integrated Logistics Management System (ILMS) for all non-expendable property in the warehouse and other functional space.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

60%
Makes appropriate entries into ILMS Asset Management using supporting documentation Records movement of NXP items and maintains accurate inventory notes for all missing/disposed items as well as up-to-date records of all NXP. Maintains accurate location codes, monitors ILMS dashboard and ILMS Analytics to ensure Post is in line with ILMS property management recommendations.


30%
Maintains property condition codes for all office property. Recommends to Accountable Property Officer when there is excessive damage to property. Suggests sales or disposal when property has exceeded useful life or is in poor condition.

10%
Maintains paper files of signed DS 584’s. Assists with property disposal auctions. Prepares DS 132’s within three days of auction closing. Maintains auction close-out files,  ensuring that copies are distributed to customers.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

All 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.

Education:
Completion of Secondary School (form IV) is required.  Certificate in Storekeeping or Secretarial duties or Office Management is required.
Experience:
At least two years’ experience of Office Management, Secretarial, or warehouse work or related duties is required.
Language:
Level III (good working knowledge) in English and Level IV (fluent) in Kiswahili is required. (This will be tested)
Skills and Abilities
Excellent interpersonal and verbal skills, computer skills required and driver’s license class D is required.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: The complete position description listing all of the duties and responsibilities can be obtained on our website and/or by contacting the Human Resources Office DarRecruitment@state.gov.

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
AEFM / USEFM
FS on LWOP**
*IMPORTANT:  Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.  If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility.  If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process.  Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA:

Management will consider when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.
Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR employees with an Overall Summary rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.
Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Employment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
HOW TO APPLY:  Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered.  Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174), which is available on our website or by contacting Human Resources. (See “For Further Information” above);
Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. resume, transcripts, degrees, etc.)
Copy of Certificate – Storekeeping or Secretarial duties or Office Management.
For Tanzanian Nationals: Copy of Passport, or National ID, or Voter ID
For Other Nationals: please attach current Resident/Work Permit and copy of valid Passport.
WHERE TO APPLY:  Effective immediately only online applications will be accepted via DarRecruitment@state.gov

Applicants MUST follow instructions in the notice on the website.
When sending an online application, please indicate the position title in the subject line.
Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age(below compulsory retirement age), disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs. The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.
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Project Assistant (Closes April 25, 2017)

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 17/085

OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates/ All sources

POSITION: Project Assistant             

OPENING DATE: April 18, 2017

CLOSING DATE: April 25, 2017

WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week

SALARY: Ordinarily Resident (OR):  FSN- 8; (Step 1- TZS 28,436,883 through Step 13- 42,655,323 per annum) 

Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): FP- 6*
*Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington. 

The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.  

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS (See Appendix A for definition) MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

The US Mission in Dar es Salaam is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Project Assistant – Global Health Security at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION

The Program Assistant serves under the supervision of the Division of Global Health Protection (DGHP) Program Deputy Director and provides support and assistance for the programs funded under the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) and the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).  These USG-wide programs provide financial and technical support to the Government of Tanzania and other external partners through multiple USG agencies, including CDC, USAID and DOD, with an annual budget exceeding $135 million.  The incumbent is responsible for executive level assistance for staff of the CDC Global Health Protection Program and multiple USG inter-agency technical working groups/teams.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

Special Projects and Logistical Support to GHS
60%

Serves as the focal point for administrative and logistical support for interagency activities. Maintains the agenda for meetings, arranges venues, takes minutes of meetings, and notifies members of meeting dates.  Distributes minutes, reports, and reviews.  Drafts routine correspondence, reports and revisions related to meetings, events and activities and coordinates official correspondence. Compiles basic statistics and assists in preparing materials and reports for presentation.
Coordinates logistical support for meetings, conferences, and events for programmatic activities, including identifying and visiting potential venues, developing statements of work for event planning and logistical support for conferences and large meetings, reviewing submissions from vendors and drafting justifications for selection based on selection criteria and cost of the proposal.
Contacts cooperative agreement recipients and other external collaborating partners to obtain updates and data required for routine and special reports. Assists in compiling data and background information for reports. Maintains spreadsheets or other data files for monitoring and documenting the status of programmatic progress for branch and team activities.  Enters data collected from collaborating partners for quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports to DGHP and OBOB.
Manages logistics for 25-30 short-term and long-term temporary duty visitors (TDYs) annually. Coordinates hotel bookings and in-country travel arrangements.  Sets up meetings with the MOHSW and other collaborating partners for the TDYs, arranges local transport and provides or arranges for any required administrative support for the TDYs while in Tanzania.
Coordinates with financial staff to maintain up-to-date budget status reports for the supported programs and assists in tracking and monitoring operating budgets and non-operating budgets.
Co-ordinates logistics for interview of shortlisted candidates for programs.
Executive Assistance and Administrative Support for GHS
40%

Provides executive assistance and secretarial support. Independently drafts routine correspondence, reports and documents for staff of the GHS Team and inter-agency technical groups/teams.   Drafts and types official CDC correspondence, telegrams, memos, and letters for program staff.  Assists with photocopying needs (for individual requests and for trainings, conferences or meetings).
Maintains programmatic and administrative files (electronic and hard copy) for the GHS Team. Files documents; updates files as necessary, informing staff of any issues or problems related to the management of the files.  Interacts with MOHSW and other partners to collect and compile routine information from collaborating ministries and partners.  Follows up to ensure that routine information from collaborating partners required for reporting to CDC Atlanta, OGAC and the US Embassy is up to date.
Coordinates with other administrative staff to assist supported program staff with filing applicable administrative requests and reports (e.g., travel reimbursements, procurement requests and personnel actions). In coordination with the Executive Assistant, tracks and sends out-going parcels and correspondence for the GHS Team Unit.  Tracks pending and suspense issues and updates staff on progress achieved and any deadlines missed.
Attends visitors and maintains shared calendar for program staff. Schedules meetings and appointments for program staff and maintains minutes and other events.  Coordinates external telephone and conference call requests.  Maintains and updates relevant contact lists for Program staff and provides updates to contacts database according to established procedures.
Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

All 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. 

Education:
Graduation from an accredited university with a bachelor’s degree in Management or Business Administration. Specialized training in IT office software, including word processing and spreadsheets, is required.
Experience:
A minimum of three years’ administrative experience in business or an international organization is required. Previous experience will include positions requiring the incumbent to handle tasks more difficult and complicated than routine administrative tasks, use analytical skills to evaluate procedures and recommend improvements, and use tact and diplomacy to work effectively with colleagues in the job holder’s work unit and outside clients is required.
Language:
Level IV (fluent) speaking and written communication in English and Kiswahili is required. (This will be tested)
Skills and Abilities
The incumbent must also have computer skills incorporating word processing and office software skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and project planning software is required.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: The complete position description listing all of the duties and responsibilities can be obtained on our website and/or by contacting the Human Resources Office DarRecruitment@state.gov.

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference. 

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER: 

AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
AEFM / USEFM
FS on LWOP**
* IMPORTANT:  Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.  If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility.  If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process.  Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA: 

Management will consider when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.
Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR employees with an Overall Summary rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.
Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Employment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
HOW TO APPLY:  Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered.  Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174), which is available on our website or by contacting Human Resources. (See “For Further Information” above);
Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. resume, transcripts, degrees, etc.)
Copy of University Degree.
For Tanzanian Nationals: Copy of Passport, or National ID, or Voter ID
For Other Nationals: please attach current Resident/Work Permit and copy of valid Passport.
WHERE TO APPLY:  Effective immediately only online applications will be accepted via DarRecruitment@state.gov 

Applicants MUST follow instructions in the notice on the website.
When sending an online application, please indicate the position title in the subject line.
Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age(below compulsory retirement age), disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs. The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.

General Information on Recruitment

Applicants for employment must be at least 18 years of age. Based on local prevailing practice, the Mission has also established a mandatory retirement age of 60 for any employee covered by the Local Compensation and Benefits Plan. Such employees over age 60 cannot be covered by the Mission’s pension and risk benefits programs.

The Selection Process

Short listing and interviews are normally completed within six weeks of the closing date. Please assume that your application has been unsuccessful if you have not heard from us within six weeks of the closing date.
We will indicate on our vacancy announcement any job requirement which may require testing before final short-listing is completed and interviews are scheduled. You will be required to come to one of our HR Offices (depending on the location of the job) in person for testing.
If the interview panel determines that you are the best person for the job, your previous employers will be contacted and asked to provide employment references for you prior to a conditional offer of employment being made.
If you are not successful in the interview process, please be advised that we are unable to provide feedback to you about your interview.
Employment Offers

If you are selected for a position with the Mission, you will receive a conditional offer of employment which includes a breakdown of the salary and benefits offered as well as general information about terms and conditions of employment. After you accept our conditional offer, no changes can be made at a later time to the salary and benefits package. After acceptance of the conditional offer, you will be provided with medical and security forms which must be completed within five work days and returned to the HR Office

Candidates should never resign from their current employment until they receive a final offer from HR. The final offer letter means that you have successfully completed the medical and security clearance requirements.

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