SUBJECT: ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 15-40
OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates
POSITION: Human Resources Assistant FSN–9, FP-5
OPENING DATE: August 6, 2015
CLOSING DATE: August 20, 2015
WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week
SALARY: *Ordinary Resident (OR): 10,567,773 FCFA per year
(Starting salary before benefits and allowances)
Position grade: FSN-
*Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): US$ 50,883 per year
Position grade: FP-5(step 1-4) to be confirmed by Washington)
ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.
The U.S. Embassy in Bamako is seeking an individual for the position of Human Resources Assistant for the Embassy’s Human Resources section.
BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Under the Supervision of the Human Resources Officer, job holder serves as Post’s liaison to the Africa Regional Classification Center; Conducts periodic review of position descriptions, recommends and oversees the Employee Performance Report requirements. Incumbent processes all arrival and departure cables for Direct Hires and their payroll paperwork, oversees the administration of the bi-annual Mission Awards program, and helps manage the recruitment and separation process of all Locally Employed (LE) Staff. The incumbent serves as one of the main points of contact for all HR issues related to USDH allowances, LE Staff issues, etc. The Human Resources Assistant supervises two HR Assistants and one HR Clerk.
A copy of the complete Position Description listing all duties and responsibilities as well as the application are available in the Human Resources Office.
Completion of college education in the field of Administration, Human Resources, Management, or Liberal Arts.
Two to five years of progressive experience in Personnel Administration or Office Management, two years in which must be or must have been in a Supervisory position.
English, French and Bambara Level IV (Fluent) is required. English Language proficiency will be tested.
Proficiency in Microsoft Applications (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
Excellent customer service skills and ability to be discreet and tactful regarding personnel matters.
Strong managerial/supervisory, interpersonal and analytical skills and ability to work independently, and in confidence, with utmost tact.
Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.
Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
INTERESTED APPLICANTS FOR THIS POSITION MUST SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING OR THE APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED (AUCUN DOSSIER NE SERA ACCEPTE SANS LE FORMULAIRE DS174 REMPLI, LE CV AINSI QUE LES COPIES DE DIPLOMES, CERTIFICATS ET ATTESTATIONS):
Universal Application for Employment (UAE) as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174), which is available at https://mali.usembassy.gov/job_announcements.html;Applicant must specify on the third page of the Employment Forms (DS-174) part 24, their English knowledge level; plus
A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see Appendix B); plus
Any other documentation (e.g., copies of essays, certificates, awards, degrees earned) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.
Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional U.S. Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application
SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Subject: Human Resources Assistant
POINT OF CONTACT
HRO: 2070- 2314/2316 FAX: (223) 2070-2479
CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION: AUGUST 20, 2015
The U.S. Mission in Bamako, Mali, 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. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.
The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.
SUBJECT: ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 15-40