Acquisition & Assistance Specialist

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The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking offers from qualified persons to provide personal services under contract as described in this solicitation. The Acquisition and Assistance Specialist is located in the Office of Acquisition and Assistance, USAID/Liberia. The function of the Office is to provide Acquisition and Assistance (procurement) support to Mission Technical Offices and to Development Objective (DO) and Assistance Objective (AO) Teams in the Mission and in any Regional Offices that may be supported by the Mission. The primary purpose of this position is to review and recommend approval or revision of requisitions in the Global Acquisition and Assistance System (GLAAS); review and recommend approval or revision of Scopes of Work (SOW); perform complex cost and price analysis; analyze proposals and/or quotes received; review contracts and contract modifications; analyze contractor-proposed budgets; recommend revisions to various contract provisions; write Memoranda of Negotiation; and, prepare other required documentation. The Specialist maintains up-to-date contract files and supports award closeouts. As required, the Specialist provides guidance to on related administrative award modifications. The Specialist is responsible for carrying out day-to-day activities in an independent manner.


Interested candidates for this position should submit the following:

  1. A clearly typed application letter which briefly summarizes why you believe you are qualified for this position.
  2. Resume
  3. The names and contact details of three references that can attest to your professional qualifications, work experience, and/or volunteer experience. The references must include phone number, titles, and an explanation of their relationship to the applicant.
  4.  Documentation (e.g. copied of certificates, awards, degrees) that address the minimum requirements of the position.


After an initial screening of applications, qualified applicants will be invited to take an analytical, writing, and computer skills test. After the test, candidates will be reviewed, and the most highly scored candidates invited for interviews.


All application packages are to be submitted: Acquisition & Assistance Specialist, (OAA)

by email to:

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 7:00am

Last updated: November 10, 2020