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United States Institute of Peace

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17 Décembre 2018 Il y a 5 ans

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Régions concernées par cette opportunité: Tunis et 1 autre(s) régions
Domaines concernées par cette opportunité: Droits de l’Homme


If you have a passion for making the world a better place and want to have a front row seat to the world stage, USIP is the place for you.

We are a nonpartisan institute chartered by Congress to tackle the world’s toughest problems.  Working in conflict zones around the world, our staff advise and support community leaders, government officials, and the military – to promote knowledge and practices that prevent, mitigate and resolve violent conflict.  To learn more about USIP programs and job openings go to https://www.usip.org/about/careers.  The Institute is headquartered in Washington DC with staff working in 22 different countries, at any given time up to 20% of the staff could be deployed working in the field.


The Contractor, who will be based in Tunis, will assist in providing procurement/acquisition, contractual, and administrative support for the MENA program. The Contractor will work closely with the MENA Program and the Office of Finance to serve as a point of communication on financial and procurement/acquisition processes.


  • Ensures that goods and services are contracted for in accordance with federal rules and institute policies and procedures.
  • Provides procurement/acquisitions support to the MENA team through data entry in USIP’s financial systems.
  • Serve as a resource for staff by providing guidance on USIP policies and procedures.
  • Track and follow up on the MENA team’s procurement/acquisition actions to speed up processing.
  • Participate in monthly meetings with the Office of Finance.
  • Serves as the main point of contact for the MENA team on procurement/acquisition issues.
  • Submit MENA program requisitions/contracts
  • Maintain proper internal documentation
  • Send weekly reports on MENA team’s requisitions/contracts
  • Perform other duties as needed

Critères d'éligibilité

  • The applicant should be a Tunisian national.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a related field is required.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of basic procurement/acquisitions procedures and techniques.
  • Knowledge of commonly used contracting methods and contract types related to pre-award, post-award, and/or price/cost analysis functions in accordance with Federal and Institute procurement/acquisitions regulations.
  • Must have the ability to use judgment when selecting, interpreting, adapting, and applying guidelines and when developing recommendations for alternatives or solutions.
  • Strong skills in the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly MS Excel, MS Outlook, and MS Word is required. Strong computer skills in database usage is preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations and Federal Supply Schedule Contracts or the GSA Schedules Program.
  • Strong communication skills, ability to liaise with internal departments, external partners, and vendors.
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.

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