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SOLICITATION NUMBER:   72068519R00008
ISSUANCE DATE:                 May 16, 2019
CLOSING DATE:                   May 29, 2019 – 5:00 p.m. (Senegal time) 

 

SUBJECT:     Solicitation for a Resident Hire U.S. Personal Services Contractor (PSC)
Young African Leadership Initiative Regional Leadership Center (YALI/RLC)
Program Manager- Dakar, Senegal 

 

Dear Prospective Offerors:

The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking offers from U.S. Citizens qualified to provide personal services under contract as described in this solicitation.

Offers must be in accordance with Attachment 1, Sections I through VIII of this solicitation. Incomplete or unsigned documents will not be considered. Offerors should retain copies of all offer materials for their records.

This solicitation in no way obligates USAID to award a PSC contract, nor does it commit USAID to pay any cost incurred in the preparation and submission of the offers.

Any questions must be directed in writing to the Point of Contact specified in the attached information.

Enclosed: PDF 702KB

Sincerely,
Angela Williams-Bostic
Acting Supervisory Executive Officer

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT – SECURITY ASSISTANT

 

U.S. Mission                                      DAKAR, SENEGAL
Announcement Number:                  Dakar-2019-038
Position Title:                                    Security Assistant
Opening Period:                                May 15, 2019 – May 29, 2019
Series/Grade:                                     LE 0105, FSN-07
Salary:                                                (F CFA) 10,106,983 – (F CFA) 10,106,983
For More Info:                                   Human Resources Office
DakarRecruitment@state.gov    Tel: +221 33 879 4000

Who May Apply:                                 All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required:           Public Trust
Duration Appointment:   Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
Marketing Statement:  We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.  Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees

Summary: The U.S. Mission in Dakar/ Senegal is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Security Assistant.
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 4 weeks of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position:  No

Duties: Under the supervision of the Regional Security Officer, the Security Assistant maintains logs and subject files for numerous RSO programs including but not limited to LES security certifications, name check, Leahy Vetting, and procurement activities.   Distributes correspondences, types outgoing cables, letters and memos in French and English.  Translates documents from English to French and vice versa.  Incumbent orders supplies for the office.  Prepares Time and Attendance reports for RSO staff in Dakar and Bissau.  Assists in making travel arrangements for staff along with Government of Senegal Security Officials who are attending RSO coordinated training, preparation of travel authorizations as well as completion of required post travel vouchers/reports. Assists with maintaining up to date information in post’s Emergency Action Plan (EAP) and Emergency SMS system.

Qualifications and Evaluations

EDUCATION:  2 years of college/university studies is required.

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:  A minimum of two (2) years of previous office management experience is required.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:  English level IV (Fluent) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required. French Level IV (Fluent) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required. (This will be tested.)

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Ability to draft reports in French And English. Proficiency in the use of personal computers, word processing and spreadsheet software is required.

Qualifications:  All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and 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 sexual orientation.

Benefits:  Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Dakar/Senegal may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other 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.

Other information:

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

(1)          AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*

(2)          AEFM / USEFM

(3)          FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* IMPORTANT:  Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link:  https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va.

How to Apply: Applicants must complete the following application process to be considered:

  • Create an account on the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) Website at https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/sen/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms.
  • Choose Announcement Number DAKAR-2019-038 Security Assistant and complete the online application.
  • Upload any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. resume, cover letter, degrees certificates, wok permits & SF 50 if applicable) into the Electronic Recruitment Application system.

Required Documents:  Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Diploma degree
  • SF-50 (if applicable)
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • Residency and/or Work Permit (if applicable) 

What to Expect Next:  Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

For further information:  the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources office.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Dakar/Senegal.

SOLICITATION NUMBER:    72068519R00005

 

ISSUANCE DATE:                     May 9, 2019
CLOSING DATE:                       May 30, 2019 – 5:00 PM (Senegal time)
SUBJECT:                                 Solicitation for a U.S. Personal Services Contractor (PSC)
Democracy, Human Rights, Governance, and Countering Violent Extremism Adviser – Niger

 

Dear Prospective Offerors:

The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking offers from U.S. citizens qualified to provide personal services under contract as described in this solicitation.

Offers must be in accordance with Attachment 1, Sections I through VIII of this solicitation.  Incomplete or unsigned offers will not be considered.  Offerors should retain copies of all offer materials for their records.

This solicitation in no way obligates USAID to award a PSC contract, nor does it commit USAID to pay any cost incurred in the preparation and submission of the offers.

Any questions must be directed in writing to the Point of Contact specified in the attached information.

Enclosed: PDF 588KB

Sincerely,

Angela Williams-Bostic

Acting Supervisory Executive Officer

SOLICITATION NUMBER: 72068519R10005

 

ISSUANCE DATE:               May 9, 2019

CLOSING DATE:                  May 22, 2019

SUBJECT:                             Solicitation for a USAID Project Management Specialist (Direct Financing)
Cooperating Country National Personal Services Contract (CCN/PSC) –
(Senegal Local Compensation Plan)

Dear Prospective Offerors:

The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking offers from qualified persons to provide personal services under contract as described in this solicitation.

Offers must be in accordance with Attachment 1, Sections I through VII of this solicitation.  Incomplete or unsigned offers will not be considered.  Offerors should retain copies of all offer materials for their records.

This solicitation in no way obligates USAID to award a PSC contract, nor does it commit USAID to pay any cost incurred in the preparation and submission of the offers.

Any questions must be directed in writing to the Point of Contact specified in the attached information.

Enclosed: PDF 815KB

Sincerely,

Angela Williams-Bostic

Acting/Supervisory Executive Officer

SOLICITATION NUMBER: 72068519R10006

 

ISSUANCE DATE:                May 9, 2019
CLOSING DATE:                    May 23, 2019
SUBJECT:                              Solicitation for a Secretary Cooperating Country National Personal Services Contract (CCN/PSC) –
(Senegal Local Compensation Plan)

Dear Prospective Offerors:

The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking offers from qualified persons to provide personal services under contract as described in this solicitation.

Offers must be in accordance with Attachment 1, Sections I through VII of this solicitation.  Incomplete or unsigned offers will not be considered.  Offerors should retain copies of all offer materials for their records.

This solicitation in no way obligates USAID to award a PSC contract, nor does it commit USAID to pay any cost incurred in the preparation and submission of the offers.

Any questions must be directed in writing to the Point of Contact specified in the attached information.

Enclosed: PDF 662Kb

Sincerely,

Angela Williams-Bostic
Acting/Supervisory Executive Officer

Vacancy Announcement
USAID Public Administration Specialist

  

U.S. Mission:                                  U.S. Embassy Dakar

 Announcement Number:             Dakar-2019-032

Position Title:                                    USAID Public Administration Specialist

 Announcement Period:                 April 29, 2019 – May 13, 2019

 Series/Grade:                                   FP-05

 Salary:                                            (USD) 45,319 – (USD) 45,319

 For More Information:                  Dakar Recruitment, DakarRecruitment@state.gov

 Who May Apply:                              U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) – All Agencies

Security Clearance Required:     Public Trust

Duration Appointment:                Definite Not to Exceed 5 years

Work Schedule:                                Full time (40 hours/week)

Summary: The U.S. Mission in Dakar, Senegal is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Public Administration Specialist with USAID in Dakar, Senegal.

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Marketing Statement:  We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

 Basic Duties of the position:  The Public Administration Specialist (PAS) contributes to Mission-wide efforts to increase the capacity of local partners – in the Senegalese government and civil society organizations, both technically and operationally, to better achieve development results.  With a strong background in the public sector, including ongoing reforms, the PAS will work in close coordination with USAID/Senegal Mission Management Team, activity managers and staff who support local partners through organizational assessments, risk mitigation plans, as well as provision of technical training and mentoring.

The PAS will work to engage USAID/Senegal staff toward their strategic Goal: strengthen and use host country systems to increase and sustain the capabilities (financial, management, organizational/technical) of targeted Senegalese entities (all levels of Government/ NGOs) to transform funds and other resources into development results (goods and services) in a timely manner.

A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available in the Human Resources Office by contacting DakarRecruitment@state.gov .

Qualifications and Evaluations:

Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.  Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified. 

  1. EDUCATION: A bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Agriculture, International Development, Education, Public Health, Finance, International Relations or CPA is required.
  2. EXPERIENCE: Five years of progressively responsible professional experience in relevant areas to public sector or civil society strengthening is required.
  3. LANGUAGE: French fluency at FSI level 3/3 and Level 3/3 for English is required (This will be tested.)
  4. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: The incumbent is required to be able to demonstrate strong analytical and writing skills and present technical information in concise written and oral form. (This will be tested.) Must demonstrate proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, databases and other computer applications (i.e. Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.).  (This will be tested.)
  5. JOB KNOWLEDGE: Previous knowledge and application of non-profit-organization administration, public sector planning, budgeting, financial management, personnel and administration systems, organizational capacity assessments and/or organizational capacity building is preferred.

SELECTION PROCESS:  When qualified, applicants who are U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and/or preference-eligible U.S. Veterans are given a preference in hiring.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants make themselves known as having a hiring preference and specifically address the required qualifications in their application.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

  • USEFM who is ALSO a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran
  • USEFM OR a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran
  • FS on LWOP

How to Apply:

Applicants must complete the following application process to be considered:

  1. Follow this link to the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) Website at https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/sen/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms. Click on the Announcement Number DAKAR-2019-032 for the Public Administration Specialist. Click on “Apply to this Vacancy” in the upper left section of the announcement. Create an account or log in as necessary, and complete the application.
  2. Upload any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, etc.) into the ERA system.
  3. Review and submit the application. 

IMPORTANT:  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).  

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:  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.  The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.  The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation.  Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.

Peace Corps Internship program for 2019

The Peace Corps Senegal internship program offers recent University graduates a unique opportunity to learn more about the operations of Peace Corps.  The program is open to Senegalese residents only.

General information: Interns at Peace Corps Senegal will have real responsibility and real work. Four intern positions are available in the Programming & Training section and the administrative section.  Successful candidates must be attending technical school or university and preparing to enter the final year or to graduate in 2019.  Candidates will be selected based on the application submitted and on a strictly competitive basis according to the established qualifications criteria.  Written tests and/or verbal interviews will also be conducted by the hiring manager.

Remuneration: The internship will be unpaid; however, intern will receive a stipend to cover transportation and lunch during the workweek of FCFA20,000/week.

Duration: Each internship will last 3 months renewable only once for a maximum of 6 months.

Background check: All selected candidates will undergo a background check with the US Embassy.

Interested candidates should follow the application instructions.

1-  Administrative and logistics intern – Thies Training Center: The training center of the Peace Corps in Senegal, is seeking an administrative and logistics support intern in Thies. The primary responsibilities of the intern will be:

  • Assist the administrative assistant with records management
  • Assist the administrative assistant with supplies records management
  • Assist the general services assistant with the yearly inventory
  • Assist establishing an efficient electronic and hardcopy filing system

2-  Program & Training unit intern- Dakar: The Program & Training unit of Peace Corps Office in Senegal is seeking an intern in Dakar. The primary responsibility of the intern will be:

  • Assist with Site files management:
    1. Collect documents from different sectors and Safety & Security
    2. Update and classify files based on our procedures
    3. With the new VIDA, scan site history files documents
    4. Upload sites and volunteers documents in the New VIDA
    5. Any other site file related activities
    6. Type handwritten site visit reports using the correct forms
    7. Scan files for entry into new VIDA
  • Assist with Small grants management:
  1. Accounts verification
  2. Scanning documents
  3. Filing grant documentation

3-   General Services intern- Dakar: The General Services unit of the Peace Corps office in Senegal is seeking a general services intern in Dakar. The primary responsibility of the intern will be:

  • Assist with annual inventory of 2019
  • Assist with data entry and data clean-up in the asset management system
  • Assist with records management in the general services unit.
  • Assist in managing Peace Corps Office equipment

4-   Administrative units intern- Dakar: The administrative units of Peace Corps office in Senegal is seeking

an administrative intern in Dakar. The primary responsibilities of the interns will be:

  • Assisting units with annual records management campaigns
  • Assisting units with data entry and data clean-up of various databases 

Qualifications required for all positions:

  • The intern should have a BAC + 3 seeking to expand his/her work experience.
  • Ability to read/write in English and French (Level 3).
  • Some work experience will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.

The Peace Corps Senegal Intern Program Application Form is available upon request upon request at SN-hr@peacecorps.gov. Interested and qualified applicants for the position should submit the following:

  1. Internship Program Application form completed;
  2. Letter of interest/motivation, in English, addressing your experience and suitability for the position;
  3. A current resume (CV) in English+3 recommendation letters;
  4. An “ Extrait de casier judiciaire” (police record);
  5. Any other documentation (e.g. certified copy of educational certificates, degrees earned, driving license) that addresses the qualification requirements of desired position;
  6. Certified copy of identity card or certificate of nationality;
  7. Interested applicants must have ability to pass full background/security checks.

All applications are required electronically and in English to SN-hr@peacecorps.gov with “TTC intern” or  “Program intern” or “GS intern” or “Admin intern” in the subject line no later than 00:00 by Thursday May 16, 2019. Incomplete and/or late application will not be entertained, nor applications not submitted in English.
Only those candidates short-listed for an interview will be contacted.  NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE.

The United States Peace Corps is an Equal Opportunity Employer.