USAID: Job vacancy – Acquisition and Assistance Specialist

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 submitted in accordance with the requirements of the solicitation.

Position title: Acquisition and Assistance Specialist (Career Ladder) – Two (2) positions

Market value: The full performance level of this position is equivalent to FSN-11, which is between Euro 34,235– Euro 47,925 per annum. The intermediate level of this position is equivalent to FSN-10, which is between Euro 29,105– Euro 40,750 per annum. The entry level of this position is equivalent to FSN-9, which is between Euro 26,457– Euro 37,045 per annum.

In accordance with AIDAR Appendix J and the Local Compensation Plan of the US Embassy in Pristina. Final compensation will be negotiated within the listed market value.

Statement of duties:

This position is established as an Acquisition and Assistance Specialist “Ladder” position, which includes positions at the FSN- 9, FSN-10, and the full performance level of FSN-11.

The Acquisition and Assistance Specialist (Full Performance Level/FPL) is located in the Regional/Mission Office of Acquisition and Assistance. The function of the Office is to provide Acquisition and Assistance (A&A) support to Technical Offices and Development Objective (DO) Teams in the Mission, and in any Offices that may be supported by the Mission. The primary purpose of this position is to support the cognizant Mission Contracting/Agreement Officer (CO/AO), by performing a variety of A&A duties including, writing grants, cooperative agreements, contracts, and other procurement instruments, and preparing amendments/modifications to procurement instruments in support of the Mission.

The Specialist reviews and recommends approval or revision of requisitions in the Global Acquisition and Assistance System (GLAAS); reviews and recommends approval or revision of statements of work (SOW); drafts requests for proposal or quotations; performs cost and price analysis; analyzes proposals or quotes received; drafts contracts and contract modifications; analyzes budgets; recommends special contract requirements; writes Memoranda of Negotiation; and, prepares other required documentation. The Specialist maintains up-to-date contract files and records, manages Contractor Performance Assessment Reports (CPARs), and supports award closeouts. The Specialist provides guidance to supported Teams related to award modifications.

A full copy of the solicitation is posted at the U.S. Embassy Pristina website.

Closing date/time for receipt of offers: July 12, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Pristina Time

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