Nigeria

Vacancy Details

Grade: 10

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

1 Are you able to legally work in this country? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    1.1 If yes, tell us more about yourself and if applicable, select the type of permit you currently possess (upload the appropriate paperwork in the Documents section)
    • I am a citizen of this country.
    • I have a work permit.
    • I have a study permit.
    • I have a U.S. diplomatic visa.
    • I am the holder of a non-diplomatic visa
    • I am the holder of a work and/or residency permit of the host country.
    • None of the above.
  • No
2 Are you a former employee of this mission/consulate?  Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Do you have the required education as stated in the Vacancy Announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 What is the highest level of education you have completed? Answer to this question is required
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • College (2 years)
  • University Degree
  • Masters or Equivalent
  • Doctorate
5 Do you have the required experience as stated in the Vacancy Announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Select your years of experience for this position. (See Vacancy Announcement.) Answer to this question is required
  • None
  • Less than 1 year
  • 1 to 2 years
  • 2 to 3 years
  • 3 to 4 years
  • 4 to 5 years
  • 5 to 6 years
  • 6 to 7 years
  • 7 to 8 years
  • 8 to 9 years
  • 9 to 10 years
  • More than 10 years
7 Do you have the required language level (s) for  the listed language (s) in this vacancy announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 Where did you first see/hear about this position? Answer to this question is required
  • U.S. Mission Website
  • Social Media (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp)
  • Professional Networking Site (i.e. LinkedIn, Netparty, Jobcase)
  • Online Job Board (i.e. Indeed, Monster, Glassdoor)
  • Traditional Media (i.e. Newspaper Ad, Magazine, Pamphlet, Radio)
  • University/College Website
  • Job Fair
  • Word of Mouth (Friend, Colleague)
  • Recruitment/HR Team
9 This is an internal vacancy announcement. From the options below, select your status (eligibility to apply for this position). View this site for definitions - https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va Answer to this question is required
  • I’m a U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Member (USEFM)
  • I’m an Eligible Family Member (EFM) at post or on travel orders to post
  • I’m a Declared Members of Household (MOH)
  • I’m a current employee of this mission/consulate
  • None of the Above
10 Are you a current employee of this mission/consulate?   Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11 Do you have experience distinguishing between routine and emergency work orders to prioritize requests? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
12 Which contracting tasks have you performed? Answer to this question is required
  • Evaluated contracts using appropriate laws, rules and regulations
  • Made recommendations on contract awarding
  • Prepared solicitation documents
  • Participated in contract negotiations
  • Assisted with the contract selection
  • None of the above
13 Which contracting tasks have you performed? Answer to this question is required
  • Written contracting correspondence
  • Maintained contracting documents/files
  • Prepared contracting reports by analyzing information from multiple sources
  • Conducted market research/surveys
  • None of the above
14 Which types of contracts have you negotiated and awarded? Answer to this question is required
  • Transportation services
  • Information technology services
  • Research & development services
  • Furniture/Office equipment
  • None of the above
15 Which contracting activities have you performed? Answer to this question is required
  • Prepared contract requirements or statements of work
  • Evaluated contract proposals
  • Monitored contracts
  • Authorized payments
  • Recommended contract award
  • None of the above
16 Have you led contracting negotiations? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
17 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience negotiating contracts? Answer to this question is required
  • I performed background research to inform negotiators.
  • I participated in negotiations as a junior team member.
  • I independently negotiated contracts.
  • I provided guidance and approval of negotiation strategies to others.
  • None of the above.
18 Which factors have you considered when evaluating contract bids? Answer to this question is required
  • Technical accuracy
  • Price
  • Conformance to standards/requirements
  • Past performance
  • Product/service quality
  • Timeline
  • None of the above
19 Select the customers you have advised on Government contracting regulations and processes. Answer to this question is required
  • Contract and procurement staff
  • Procurement customers (e.g., requestors)
  • Vendors
  • None of the above
20 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience administering/managing a vendor contract? Answer to this question is required
  • I have received education or training in administering/managing a vendor contract, but have not yet applied my knowledge on the job.
  • I have monitored vendor performance against contract requirements and provided feedback to a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have established vendor contract requirements and took corrective action when vendors were not compliant.
  • None of the above.
21 Which contracting tasks have you performed? Answer to this question is required
  • Reviewed procurement requests to determine the next steps
  • Requested bids or quotes from the vendors
  • Determined the best offer from the vendors
  • Drafted contracts to outline products/services from the vendors
  • Created purchase orders to obtain products
  • None of the above
22 Which contracting activities have you performed? Answer to this question is required
  • Solicitation of offers
  • Bid evaluation
  • Proposal evaluation
  • Contract award
  • Contract monitoring
  • None of the above
23 Which contracting activities have you performed? Answer to this question is required
  • Conducted market research to identify contracting sources
  • Determined the applicable laws and procedures
  • Analyzed cost and pricing information
  • Analyzed vendor proposals
  • Evaluated vendors for financial responsibility and past performance
  • Developed independent government cost estimates
  • Developed acquisition plans
  • Developed specifications for use in solicitations for products or services
  • None of the above
24 Which contracting types have you completed? Answer to this question is required
  • Sole source utilizing price analysis
  • Sole source utilizing cost analysis
  • Commercial
  • Competitive low price technically acceptable
  • Competitive trade-off utilizing price analysis
  • Competitive trade-off utilizing most probable cost analysis
  • Sealed bids
  • None of the above
25 Which contracting processes have you completed? Answer to this question is required
  • Acquisition planning
  • Contract formation
  • Contract administration
  • None of the above
26 Have you participated in the procurement process to purchase equipment for your organization (e.g., mobile phones, printers) in accordance with regulations? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
27 Which procurement actions have you executed? Answer to this question is required
  • Purchase order
  • Contract
  • Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA)
  • Petty cash purchase
  • Requisition
  • Purchase card purchase
  • None of the above
28 Have you performed procurement activities for high value (more than USD 150,000.00), international purchases? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
29 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience performing procurement actions? Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience performing procurement actions.
  • I performed clerical activities to assist senior staff in procurement actions (e.g., prepared forms).
  • I independently processed simple procurement actions (e.g., petty cash).
  • I independently processed complex procurement actions (e.g., contracts for technical services).
  • I directed and approved procurement actions.
30 I have reviewed contracts for accuracy and compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR). Answer to this question is required
  • True
  • False
31 What is the highest value procurement action (in USD) you have managed? Answer to this question is required
  • $500 or less
  • $501 - $1,500
  • $1,501 - $3,000
  • $3,001 - $5,000
  • $5,001 - $10,000
  • More than $10,000
  • I have not managed procurement actions.
32 What is the highest value procurement action (in USD) you have managed? Answer to this question is required
  • $5,000 or less
  • $5,001-$50,000
  • $50,001-$150,000
  • $150,001-$500,000
  • $500,001-$1,000,000
  • More than $1,000,000
  • I have not managed procurement actions.
33 Which tasks have you performed as a purchase card holder? Answer to this question is required
  • Verified availability of funds prior to purchase
  • Checked mandatory sources of supplies/services before buying commercially
  • Executed approved procurements with purchase card
  • Documented purchase card transactions in a log
  • Reconciled monthly purchase card statements
  • None of the above
34 Which purchasing processes have you administered? Answer to this question is required
  • Blanket Purchase Agreements
  • Interagency Agreements
  • Grants and/or Cooperative Agreements
  • Government-wide-agency-contracts (GWAC)
  • Interagency agreements
  • None of the above
35 Select the responses that describe your experience with research and reporting? Answer to this question is required
  • Conduct economic research
  • Analyze effect of economic policies
  • Act as an expert on macro-economic conditions
  • Maintain a wide range of economic contacts
  • None of the above.
36 Select the most complex document you have written. Answer to this question is required
  • Detailed notes (e.g., documenting negotiations)
  • Sensitive correspondence (e.g., inform unsuccessful bidders)
  • Contract documents (e.g., specifications, solicitations)
  • Technical reports that compile and interpret data (e.g., financial, research)
  • None of the above
37 Which choice describes your highest level of experience in problem solving? Answer to this question is required
  • I assisted a colleague by identifying problems/issues and proposing corrective actions.
  • I worked on a team that identified problems/issues and proposed corrective actions to leadership.
  • I led employees responsible for identifying problems/issues and implementing corrective actions.
  • None of the above.
38 Which tasks have you performed to prepare market research reports? Answer to this question is required
  • Gathered information from primary and published sources
  • Created pre-visit questionnaires
  • Interviewed appropriate public or private-sector authorities
  • Summarized market opportunities (e.g., emerging trends, new industries)
  • None of the above
39 Have you determined if obligations are in compliance with laws/regulations? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
40 Select the actions you have performed in an automated procurement system. Answer to this question is required
  • Entered data
  • Verified the accuracy of data
  • Approved purchase orders
  • Tracked delivery/receipt of purchases
  • Generated reports
  • None of the above