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Activation Date: 22 May, 2021   Announced Date: 20 May, 2021   Expire Date: 03 Jul, 2021

Job Location: Kabul
Nationality: National
Category: General
Employment Type: Full Time
Vacancy Number: KABUL-2021-043
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Kabul
Organization: U.S Embassy
Years of Experience: Three years of progressively responsible work expe
Contract Duration: Permenant
Gender: Male/Female
Education: Two years of college study in technical or academic degree is required.
Close date: 03 Jul, 2021

About U.S Embassy:

U. S. Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan

Job Description:

Incumbent assists CORs and GTMs in performing oversight, monitoring and inspection of contractor program management and performance to insure compliance with the contract scope, terms and conditions. The incumbent also provides administrative and logistics assistance to the COR/GTM Section. The position facilitates INL Kabul and INL Washington, DC to adequately assess the contractor’s performance in accordance with applicable publications and regulations for effective program success in support to GIROA. The incumbent works directly for the Senior COR/GTM Team Leader

Job Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: Three years of progressively responsible work experience in contract or program planning, auditing, oversight or administration is required with U.S. Government, United Nations or a Non-Governmental Agency where utilizing English verbal and written skills on a daily basis was required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Applicant must have a thorough understanding of contract oversight in Afghanistan. Similar knowledge of Afghan government ministries at the national, provincial and district levels. Must learn and understand embassy procedures, operations, and organization, including facilitating cooperation with other sections, on contract coordination with program planning, implementing, and reporting.
Education Requirements:
Two years of college study in technical or academic degree is required.
LANGUAGE: Level IV (fluent) English and Dari proficiency is required. Knowledge of both written and spoken are required, including demonstrable ability to translate Dari into correct English and vice versa, both orally and in writing.

 “this may be tested”

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: This position requires the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with both working-level and senior staff of INL program advisors. COR/GTM team and management. Shall develop and maintain a working relationship with the contractor’s staff within all departments. At times will interface with Afghan government officials of the Ministries of Interior and other ministries as directed.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):   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, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.
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.

All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Submission Guideline:

How to Apply:
All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a local security clearance. 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 (US Embassy Kabul Website).

Submission Email:

US Embassy Kabul Website

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