ANNOUNCEMENT NO: VA-12-00017(Juba)
OPEN TO: All interested and qualified South Sudanese.
Current mission employees serving a probationary period are
not eligible to apply.
POSITION: Project Management Specialist-Education
OPENING DATE: Monday, June 25, 2012
CLOSING DATE: Friday, July 13, 2012 - max. 4:30 p.m.(South Sudan time)
WORK HOURS: Full time 40 hour week
GRADE: FSN 10
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) South Sudan is seeking applications for the position of Education Project Management Specialist in the Education Office.
The position is located in the Education Office of USAID/South Sudan. The Project Management Specialist-Education will oversee selected projects in the Education portfolio. In this capacity, the incumbent will prepare implementation documents, coordinate activities with relevant ministries and manage USAID inputs for successful implementation. She/he will provide oversight for implementation of selected education and NGO activities in the sector, including management of contract team(s), project consultants, and NGO grants to ensure that project activities are implemented according to approved work plans. This includes tracking expenditures and obligations in grants and contracts and ensuring undisrupted flow of funds within the program. The incumbent will participate in the planning, design, management and monitoring of the Mission’s new initiatives in the field of education. Assist with measurement of achievements and track and report on indicators. Prepare statements of work and other required technical materials for any solicitation for assistance and/or acquisition for the sector and participate in source
Position Grade Level: FSN-10. Starting salary and grade will be determined on the basis of qualifications, work experience and/or previous/current salary history. The salary range for this position is $21,680 - $32,516. In addition, currently there are various allowances amounting to approximately 35% of the salary. For this position the current allowance range is $12,426.1 - $13,693.9 as per the U.S. Government Local Compensation Plan for
South Sudan. Allowance composition and amount may vary in the future.
It is the policy of the U.S. Government to ensure equal employment to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, disability or sexual orientation.
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants are required to submit an application package, along with a cover letter of interest, which clearly describes individual’s qualifications for this position, and their CV. In addition, applicants should submit Form DS-174. This form is available on the US Embassy web site: http://southsudan.usembassy.gov/job_vacancies.html
The data in the form does not need to be typed. It can be hand-written.
Options for submission of application materials:
1. To USAID by email at Jubahredu02@usaid.gov
Subject line: Project Management Specialist-Education VA-12-00017
2. Deliver one copy to USAID/South Sudan, Juba. Application box is inside the first entry door at the U.S. Embassy. Your application may not be considered without all of these aspects included.
A strong and clear cover letter expressing reasons for interest in the position and describing candidate’s qualifications and contributions which they can provide to USAID operations are required. The successful applicant must be able to obtain and retain the required USAID medical and security clearances. Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
1. Cover Letter of Interest (including vacancy # of the position)
2. An up-to-date resume/C.V
3. USAID Application Form DS-174 (to be filled out completely)
4. Internal candidates are not required to fill Form DS 174.
1. Only short-listed candidates will be notified
2. This vacancy is only open to nationals of South Sudan
3. Application submission without the required Form DS-174
and supporting documents will not be considered
4. No in-person appointments or telephone calls will be entertained
5. In-house candidates must apply through their supervisors
USAID IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
ALL ETHNIC GROUPS AND BOTH GENDERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY