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  • Posted: Jul 27, 2020
    Deadline: Jul 28, 2020
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  • The Embassy of the United States of America to Kenya, located in Nairobi, is home to the diplomatic mission of the United States to the Republic of Kenya. The embassy opened in central Nairobi on 2 March 1964, when the United States established diplomatic relations with Kenya.


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    Housing Supervisor (Make Ready) - (USEFMs only)

    Job Description

    Qualifications and Evaluations

    Requirements:

    EXPERIENCE:  Three years of administrative, project management or real estate experience is required.

    JOB KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge U.S. Government regulations; Foreign Affairs Manual (14 FAM), GSO Housing Handbook, and Embassy policies. Strong
    understanding of Facility Management operations and operating practices and procedures. Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications is required. Good knowledge of preparing a residence for occupants is required. Must know basic maintenance requirements.

    Education Requirements:

    A High School Diploma is required.

    Evaluations:

    LANGUAGE: Level IV English (fluency, speaking/reading/writing) is required.

    SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    Excellent interpersonal skills are a must. Must have ability to work under pressure and able to organize and manage multiple
    tasks. Ability to work both independently and in a team is required. Driving skills required. Must have a valid driving license
    and be willing to drive U.S. Government vehicles. Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level Security Clearance.

    EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission 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.

    Qualifications:

    All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

    Benefits and Other Info

    Benefits:

    Agency Benefits:

    • For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.
    • The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.

    Please use the following link to view all currently available vacancies and submit applications: https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/ken/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms

    Click on the position to view it’s details.

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    Management Analyst (Somalia) - USEFMs

    No of Positions: 2

    Job Summary

    Incumbent serves as the Management Analyst and Special Project Coordinator for the Embassy Mogadishu Management Sections such as – but not limited to - the Human Resources, Financial Management, and General Services Office. Assignments are usually given on a project basis and the incumbent is expected to fully analyze the problem, gather data and information find and evaluate alternative solutions, and make a formal recommendations. In addition, the employee performs administrative analysis; with his/her work primarily focusing on the day-to-day administration of the management section including the responsibility for making formal recommendations and decisions for delivery of management services. Ideal candidate would periodically be called upon to travel to Mogadishu on a TDY basis. Position requires Secret Security Clearance, and reports to the Deputy Management Counselor.

     Job Description

    Qualifications and Evaluations

    Requirements:

    EXPERIENCE:

    Three years of administrative or clerical experience is required, 2 years of which should be in project coordination/project management.

    JOB KNOWLEDGE:

    • Computer skills (MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) are required.
    • Good working knowledge of the overall Mission structure, including other agencies at post.
    • ICASS and NSDD-38 rules and regulations.
    • Knowledge of local and national culture is helpful to answer visitors’ questions regarding navigating life in Kenya.

    Education Requirements:

    2 years university studies is required.

    Evaluations:

    LANGUAGE: Level IV (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing of English is required.

    SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • Must possess strong organizational and project management skills, analyze complex data and interpret them into clear, concise, and manageable use by Post management,  able to read architectural blueprints, and be a self-starter with the ability to perform multi-tasks and manages his/her own time.
    • May have to request others’ participation in surveys, i.e. COLA, etc., sporadically. Should be comfortable with persuasion.
    • Drafting Management notices, sending emails requesting information or data from Management team or agency heads at large.  Daily and weekly basis.

    Qualifications:

    All applicants under consideration will be required to pass security certifications.

    Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO): The U.S. Mission 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

    Benefits and Other Info

    Benefits:

    Agency Benefits:

    For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.
    The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.

    Please use the following link to view all currently available vacancies and submit applications: https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/ken/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms

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    Information Management Assistant - (USEFMs only) - Re-issue

    Summary:

    The work schedule for this position is Full Time 40 hours per week.

    Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of 4 weeks of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
    Supervisory Position: No

    Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No

    Travel Required: Not Required

    Duties

    Basic Function of the Position:

    The incumbent serves as an Information Management Assistant (IMA) assigned to support the classified or unclassified computer networks and messaging systems as needed. The IMA also may assist with telephone and radio management, circuit and network management, and Diplomatic Post Office (DPO) and unclassified pouch operations as required. The IMA reports to a U.S. Direct Hire (USDH) IT Manager.

    Qualifications and Evaluations

    Requirements:

    EXPERIENCE: Two years of office management or technical experience is required.  Work related experience should demonstrate a high level of organizational skills, ability to adhere to regulations, aptitude for paying attention to detail, and use of IT software and equipment.

    JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must have knowledge and professional experience that demonstrates the applicant can acquire and apply the requisite skills and abilities appropriate to Department of State IRM operations.  Must demonstrate potential to perform in progressively responsible positions within the Information Management field.
    Education Requirements:

    High school diploma is required.

    Evaluations:

    LANGUAGE:  Level IV (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing of English is required. (This may be tested)

    SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • Must have an excellent working knowledge and ability to manage ISC computer systems without long-term assistance.
    • Must be able to work effectively in the IT environment, maintain constructive communication when addressing customer requests, and closing out tasks.
    • Must be able to coherently document problems, remedies, and write procedures that will be utilized by colleagues.

    EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission 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.

    Qualifications:

    All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

     

    If you don’t have an account yet, please create one using the instructions below. Login using the password that you created and answer all the questions. You are required to submit a complete online application with all required supporting documents by the deadline of each vacancy.

    How to create an account in ERA:

    Step 1: Visit: https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/ken/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms

    Step 2: Click the Position Title

    Step 3: Click the APPLY TO THIS VACANCY button

    Step 4: Click the CREATE ACCOUNT button

    Step 5: Fill in the blanks as required.

    Step 6: Click NEXT – you will be asked to create a password. Your password must have at least 12 characters and must include at least one alphanumeric (upper and lower case), one digit, one special character and no spaces. The password will be valid for 60 days and so must be changed before expiry. Answer three security questions. These are used if you can’t remember your password. Answer each question in a way that you will easily remember.

    Job application

    Step 1: Click the Position Title

    Step 2: Click APPLY TO THIS VACANCY button

    Step 3: Login using the password that you created

    You must answer all of the questions, upload required documents and submit.

    You will use the same account that you have set up whenever you apply for other positions in future.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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