The Regional Acquisition & Assistance Specialist (RAAS) is located in the Regional Acquisitions and Assistance Office (RAAO) of USAID/Southern Africa. The function of this office is to provide procurement support technical offices of USAID/SA, the Regional Inspector General (RIG) Office and client missions supported by USAID/SA. The client Missions include Angola, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Regional Programs (Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland), South Africa and Zimbabwe. There are 11 similar positions performing formal acquisitions and assistance activities in the RAAO.
The primary purpose of this position is to perform a variety of acquisition and assistance (A&A) duties including procurement planning, negotiating, drafting and finalizing assistance and acquisition award documents using applicable US Government rules and Regulations, and preparing modifications and terminations for assigned technical programs in the Southern Africa USAID/Mission and client Missions serviced by USAID/SA.
Last updated: July 23, 2013