Vacancy Announcement: Acquisition and Assistance Specialist (Trainee level)

Vacancy Announcement Number:  2017 – 10(B)

This announcement is for a trainee level.

The position is also advertised at a full performance level. 

Please see the ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER 2017-10(A), for reference.

Applicants applying for 2017-10(B) will be considered for 2017-10(A).

Therefore applicants need only apply for one of these two vacancy announcements to be considered

OPEN TO:                  All Interested Candidates/All Sources

POSITION:                 Acquisition and Assistance Specialist

OPENING DATE:      March 2, 2017

CLOSING DATE:      April 3, 2017

WORK HOURS:        Full-time, 40 hours/week

ANNUAL SALARY:  Ordinarily Resident (OR):  FSN-9; US$16,418 (Starting Salary)

Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR):  FP-5; US$52,765(Starting Salary)

*Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington.

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS (See Appendix for definition) MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION. 

The U.S. Mission in Hanoi, Vietnam is seeking eligible and qualified applicant for the position of Acquisition and Assistance Specialist in the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

NOTE:  Due to the high volume of applications received, we will only contact applicants who are qualified and will be invited for further testing and/or interview.  Thank you for your understanding.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION  

Incumbent of this position will perform a variety of acquisition and assistance duties including the planning, soliciting, negotiating, drafting, awarding and administrating of complex procurement mechanisms, the implementation of which, supports the Mission’s goal and objectives stated in its Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS).  The activities that the incumbent supports are implemented through medium to complex US Government contracting and grant mechanisms, requiring the incumbent to become familiar with a full range of USAID’s and the federal government’s A&A terminology, instruments, and approaches..  He/she will provide business advice to client offices based on sound judgment and analysis; solicit, negotiate, execute and administer medium to complex contract and grant instruments; 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); draft requests for proposal, requests for applications, or requests for quotations; analyze proposals and performs cost and price analysis; draft contracts and grants and their modifications; recommend revisions to various contract provisions; write source selection documents and, prepare other official documentation.  The incumbent will maintain contract files, prepare Contractor Performance Reports (CPRs), and support award closeouts. He/she will be responsible for carrying out day-to-day activities in an independent manner and report directly to the Office Director or his/her designee. 

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Date 
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 11:45pm

Last updated: March 06, 2017