Fresher Procurement Clerk Careers – United States US Embassy / Mission

Title:             Procurement Clerk
Organisation: United
States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Salary Grade: FSN-6
Ugshs 41,892,912 p.a. inclusive of allowances
Vacancy Announcement Number: 01-18
About US Embassy:
The United States Embassy in
Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30
years.  Ambassador Deborah R. Malac currently heads the U.S Mission to
Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and organizations all
working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the direction of the
Among the offices operating
under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:
  • United States Agency for International
    Development (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace Corps
Job Summary: The Procurement
Clerk will be responsible for all aspects of procurement functions for State
Dept., DAO, Refugee, NIH, CDC and other agencies under the supervision of the
Procurement Supervisor. This includes utilizing Ariba Contracts to prepare
documents and purchase orders, dispatching the same to vendors and tracking of
these orders to ensure delivery and eventual payment and closure of file.
Purchasing a variety of “off the shelf” commodities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
NOTE:  All
applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific
and comprehensive information supporting each item.
  • The applicants for the United States US
    Embassy Procurement Clerk job placement should hold a diploma in
    Procurement and Logistics Management or Purchasing and Supply Management
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in
    procurement, purchasing or supply management is required.
  • Good organizational skills, sense of
    priorities, ability to understand and process various types of USG
    documents, computer skills in various programs.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of
    U.S. Government regulations and their application to specific situations,
    in-depth use of catalogs and equipment indexes is required.
  • Language: Level III (Good Working Knowledge)
    Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is required. This will be tested.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates who wish to join the United States Embassy in Kampala are
encouraged to Apply Online by following the instructions below;
  • Applicants shall be required to register
    under the careers page for US Embassy Kampala using the link, Click
  • You will receive confirmation of
    registration and proceed to apply.
  • On completion of this process you will
    receive an auto response via your email.
NB: Applicants
claiming a U.S. Veteran’s preference must submit written documentation
confirming eligibility (e.g., Member Copy 4 of Form DD-214, Letter from the
Veteran’s Administration, or certification documenting eligibility under the
VOW Act with an expected discharge no later than 120 days after the
certification is submitted) by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. If
the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR
office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veteran’s
preference will not be considered in the application process. Specific criteria
for receiving a U.S. Veteran’s preference may be found in HR/OE’s Family Member
Employment Policy (FMEP).
Deadline: 23rd January 2018
The US Mission in Kampala
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.
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