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Job Title: Procurement Agent – FSN-7/FP – 7  

Vacancy Announcement No. 2014 – 008

Ref: A52103  

Employer: United States Mission

Location: ABUJA – GENERAL SERVICES OFFICE (GSO)

Applicability: ALL INTERESTED CANDIDATES

OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates

WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week

SALARY: OR – Ordinarily Resident–N2, 957,362 p.a.

(Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-07

In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.

NOR – Not Ordinarily Resident – AEFM – US$39,994

EFM/MOH – US$34,324 (Starting Salary) p.a.

Position Grade: FP-07

NOTE: ALL NOT ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION. A U.S. CITIZEN EFM DOES NOT HAVE TO BE RESIDING IN COUNTRY TO BE CONSIDERED, BUT THE SPONSORING OFFICER UNDER COM AUTHORITY DOES HAVE TO BE OFFICIALLY ASSIGNED TO POST

The U.S. Embassy in Abuja is seeking to employ suitable and qualified candidate for the Procurement Agent position in the General Services Office (GSO) in Abuja.

BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION:

•   Position is responsible for the procurement of a variety of commodities that are primarily technical in nature for the U.S. Embassy Abuja and occasionally for the U.S. Consulate, Lagos.

•   Technical parts include automotive parts, office machines and equipment, office furniture, and residential and office appliances from the local market and offshore vendors.

•   Also procures “off the shelf” items and office contract for various services which are of a “one time only” nature.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

NOTE: All applicants MUST address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion or the application will not be considered.

1. Completion of University degree in Business Administration, Management, Mathematics, Accounting, Purchasing and Supply or related field is required.

2. Minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible procurement related experience is required.

3. Level IV (fluency) Speaking/Writing in English is required.

4. Knowledge of local market practices, pricing customs and practices is required.

5. Computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel spreadsheets are required.

SELECTION PROCESS: When fully qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA:

1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.

2. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3. Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.

4. Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.

5. Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested applicants for this position MUST submit the following, or the application will not be considered:

1. Application for U.S. Federal Employment (DS-174): http://s.jobnavy.com/DS-174

2. Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.

3. Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that address the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

4. A typewritten and signed application letter specifically applying for this position, and addressing the minimum requirements as advertised. Please reference the job title and announcement number on the application letter.

Instructions for Completing DS-174: http://s.jobnavy.com/LD39s

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO:

Embassy of the United States of America

Human Resources Office

Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive

Central District Area

Abuja.

Or submit to HRNigeria@state.gov

POINT OF CONTACT:

Telephone: 09-461-4000 ext 4261

Fax: 09-461-4036

CLOSING DATE: February 27, 2014

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