Acquisition and Assistance Specialist

Bamako, Mali USAID
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Two Acquisition and Assistance Specialists
The applicants must have University degree after at least 3 years’ full time study (or the equivalent hours spread across a part time study period) required in business administration, economics, finance, accounting, law or other fields related to procurement. Progressively more responsible professional acquisition/assistance experience of at least three years in a public organization or private sector entity is required.   Preference for candidates with procurement experience with a US Government agency (direct or indirect).  English and French speaking proficiency at Level IV (fluent) are required.  Strong English writing ability is essential. Knowledge of US Government and USAID procurement regulations and procedures: Analyzing and organizing large amounts of detailed information, such as cost factors and contract types, as relates to requirements; Excellent knowledge of results-based assistance instruments (grants and cooperative agreements) and how these documents can help fulfill Mission objectives.  Ability to work independent of supervision; Negotiation skills to discuss multi-million dollar contracts and assistance instruments.  Analytical skills and sound judgment to select appropriate acquisition or assistance instrument types, to evaluate bids or offers and determine the responsibility of contractors on the basis of competition, historical costs, reports and to conduct cost and price analysis.
Please note:Applicants working for the US Government will be given priority.  This means if two applicants have the same score as determined by the committee, preference will be given to a US Government employee. 
Detailed Statement of duties and the qualification requirements for the position is available at USAID guard booth (c/o American Embassy, ACI 2000, Bamako). 
Application deadline is December 29th, 2010
If interested, pls. send your application via email to
For more information, please contact USAID Human Resources Management Office at 2070-2783-2784

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