EXPERIENCE: At least Three (3) years in the field of formal contracting or acquisition management is required.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Job holder must have general knowledge of U.S. laws and regulations and knowledge of accepted business practices; Must have a strong working knowledge of the sections of Department of State and associated agency procurement procedures, instructions which relate to purchasing, and U.S. Federal specifications and standards related to such items. A good working knowledge of local market, contracting and acquisitions within the country, to include local contractual requirements, customs and case law as they relate to contracting for goods and services is required.
LANGUAGE: Level 4 (fluent) English (reading/writing/speaking) This may be tested.
Level 4 (fluent) Portuguese (reading/writing/speaking) This may be tested.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must have a good knowledge of local market practices and suppliers. Must be highly organized and detail orientated. Must be proficient in word-processing, internet, email, Excel spreadsheets, and computer data entry and have keyboard skills for speed and accuracy. Requires valid driver's license-class B. Interpersonal skills, customer service skills, technical skills.
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.