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08 Septembre 2017 Il y a 2 ans

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Régions concernées par cette opportunité: Tunis

Open to: All interested Applicants / All Sources

Position: Project Management Assistant – USAID

Opening Date: Friday, August 25, 2017

Closing Date: Friday, September 8, 2017

Work Hours:  Full-time, 40 hours/week

SALARY:   Ordinarily Resident (OR): FSN-8 TD 34,613 gross annual salary/Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): FP-6* US$39,558 p.a.
*Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington.

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

 

The U.S. Mission in Tunis is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Project Management Assistant with the USAID section.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION:

The incumbent will be responsible for :

  • program support and management, coordination, and logistical support for a USAID/Tunisia DRG team that is working on a host of issues including: decentralization, local government, service delivery, public financial management, transparency and accountability, electoral processes, civil society and inclusion of marginalized groups.
  • S/he should have some experience with project/program management and maintain a working knowledge of documentation as well as work plans.
  • S/he should have some experience with project/program management and maintain a working knowledge of documentation as well as work plans.
  • S/he maintains working relations with implementing partners, government counterparts, and international partner organizations.
  • Provides logistical support, including internal briefings, meetings, and international partners’ conferences. Prepares weekly updates, briefing papers, reports and press releases.
  • Organize and streamline DRG Office records and procedures, ensures DRG team is informed of current events that affect program implementation.
  • The incumbent will provide contract support. Assist the DRG Office to maintain an organized and professional work environment at all times, meeting USAID file management requirements.
  • Tracks DRG projects’ financial status and expenditures, and recommend future incremental funding. Maintains complete and auditable financial records for projects managed.
  • Maintain complete and auditable files of all project documents (contracts, grants and other procurement supporting documents) in line with USG requirements.
  • Records for projects managed.
  • Maintain complete and auditable files of all project documents (contracts, grants and other procurement supporting documents) in line with USG requirements.

SELECTION PROCESS:

When qualified, applicants who are U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and/or preference-eligible U.S. Veterans are given a preference in hiring. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants make themselves known as having a hiring preference and specifically address the required qualifications above in their application.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

  1. USEFM who is ALSO a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran
  2. USEFM or a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran
  3. FS on LWOP

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA:

  1. Management may consider the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.
  2. Current Ordinary Resident (OR) employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current employees with an Overall Summary Rating of “Needs Improvement” or “Unsatisfactory” on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.
  3. Current Not-Ordinary Resident (NOR) employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When
    Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
  4. The candidate must be able to obtain and hold a security clearance.
  5. Candidates who are EFMs, USEFMs, AEFMs, or MOHs must have at least one year remaining on their sponsor’s tour of duty to be considered eligible to apply for this position

Appendix A – DEFINITIONS

Eligible Family Member (EFM): An EFM for employment purposes is defined an individual who meets all of the following criteria:

  • U.S. Citizen or not a U.S. Citizen; and
  • Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610); or
  • Child, who is unmarried and under 21 years of age or, regardless of age, is incapable of self-support. The term “child” shall include, in addition to natural offspring, stepchild, adopted child, and a child under legal guardianship of employee, spouse, or same-sex domestic partner when such child is expected to be under legal guardianship until 21 years of age and when dependent upon and normally residing with the guardian; or
  • Parent (including stepparents and legally adoptive parents) of employee, spouse, or same-sex domestic partner, when such parent is at least 51 percent dependent on the employee for support; or
  • Sister or brother (including stepsisters and stepbrothers, or adoptive sisters or brothers) of the employee, spouse, or same-sex domestic partner when such sibling is at least 51 percent dependent on the employee for support, unmarried, and under 21 years of age, or regardless of age, incapable of self-support; and
  • Listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126 of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and
  • Is under Chief of Mission authority
    U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Member (USEFM): A USEFM is an individual who meets all of the following criteria:
  • U.S. Citizen; and
  • Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610) of the sponsoring employee; or  Child of the sponsoring employee who is unmarried and at least 18 years old; and
  • Listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126 of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and resides at the sponsoring employee’s post of assignment abroad, or as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and is under chief of mission authority; or
  •  resides at an Involuntary Separate Maintenance Allowance (ISMA) location authorized under 3 FAM 3232.2; or
  • Currently receives a U.S. Government retirement annuity or pension from a career in the U.S. Foreign Service or Civil Service
    Appointment Eligible Family Member (AEFM): An AEFM is an individual who meets all of the following criteria:
  • U.S. Citizen; and
  • Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610) of the sponsoring employee; or
  • Child of the sponsoring employee who is unmarried and at least 18 years old; and
  • Listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126 of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT); and
  • Is under chief of mission authority; and
  • Is residing at the sponsoring employee’s post of assignment abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and
  • Does NOT currently receive a U.S. Government retirement annuity or pension from a career in the U.S. Foreign Service or Civil Service Member of Household (MOH): A MOH is an individual who meets all of the following criteria.
  • A MOH is someone who accompanies or joins a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member permanently assigned to or stationed abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and
  • A MOH must be officially declared to the COM by the sponsoring employee as part of his/her household; and
  • A MOH is under COM authority;
  • A MOH may include a parent, unmarried partner, other relative, or adult child;
  • A MOH may or may not be a U.S. Citizen;
  • A MOH is not an EFM
  • A MOH is not listed on the travel orders or approved Form F-126 of a sponsoring employee

Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) – An individual who meets the following criteria:

  • An EFM, USEFM or AEFM of a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member permanently assigned or stationed abroad, or as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; or
  • Has diplomatic privileges and immunities; and
  • Is eligible for compensation under the FS or GS salary schedule; and
  • Has a U.S. Social Security Number (SSN); and
  • Is not a citizen of the host country; and
  • Does not ordinarily reside in the host country; and
  • Is not subject to host country employment and tax laws

Ordinarily Resident (OR) – An individual who meets the following criteria:

  • A citizen of the host country; or
  • A non-citizen of the host country (including a U.S. citizen or a third-country national) who is locally resident and has legal and/or permanent resident status within the host country and/or who is a holder of a non-diplomatic visa/work and/or residency permit; and/or
  • Is subject to host country employment and tax laws

Critères d'éligibilité

  • At least two years of full-time post-secondary study (or the equivalent hours spread across a part time study period) at college or university. For example, two years secretarial college, vocational college, commercial college, junior college or other equivalent post-secondary education is required.
  • At least three to five years of progressively responsible experience working in the area of providing development assistance. At least two years of this experience with a local/international/NGO, implementing partner or other multilateral/bilateral organization required
  • Level IV (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing in English, French and Arabic is required. (This will be tested).
  • The incumbent should have some technical knowledge of civil society strengthening and engagement, including in advocacy and oversight; local governance service delivery and decentralization; elections and legislative processes; gender and social inclusion; and/or youth.
  • S/he should have strong knowledge of project or program management and organizational management, as well as of NGO and GOT operations.
  • Additional knowledge of other donor-supported governance and peacebuilding programming in Tunisia is beneficial.
  • The incumbent must have the ability to obtain, organize, analyze, and present information in a clear, concise manner, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and across USAID offices and the U.S. government agencies and to take strong meeting notes and document key points and decisions taken
  • Ability to provide occasional interpretation or translation in meetings or workshops as necessary
  • Capacity to prepare technical documents in English with minimal editing and translate French and/or Arabic documents to English and vice versa
  • Ability to develop and maintain working-level contacts (GOT, donors, civil society, local bodies) and productive relationships with other counterparts
  • Ability to work effectively under Page 3 of 7 pressure and demonstrate extreme flexibility to manage more than one activity at a time
  • Strong computer skills to conduct work using MS Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Utilization of USAID-specific software will also be required
  • Must be considerate and judicious in communications, possess good judgment, and be able to work independently
  • Applicants must also be available and capable of travel throughout Tunisia and occasionally to Frankfurt, Washington DC, and/or other regions upon request.

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