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.
USAID is currently hiring American Foreign Service Officers. For more information on international opportunities for Americans, please visit http://www.usaid.gov/careers/. If you are interested in a Personal Service Contract (PSC) positions around the world, please visit www.fedbizopps.gov.
The Regional Inspector General (RIG) for Pretoria conducts performance audits of USAID missions and activities implemented by USAID Missions. Ongoing solicitations, audit firm lists and reference material can be found at http://oig.usaid.gov/content/regional-inspector-general-pretoria.
USAID/Southern Africa publishes information about local procurement opportunities on this internet site and worldwide opportunities on the US Government Points of Entry: www.fbo.gov and www.grants.gov.
As part of the USAID Forward Implementation and Program Reform effort, USAID/Southern Africa encourages qualified Southern African firms to apply for any solicitations.
If you have additional questions related to our funding process, please contact our Office of Acquisition and Assistance at SouthAfricaOAA@usaid.gov.
Please check back often as solicitations are posted as they become available.
Last updated: July 31, 2013