Jr. Acquisition & Assistant Specialist/Procurement Specialist

Posted Date 1 week ago(6/10/2021 2:27 PM)
Job ID
2021-3482
Location
US-DC-Washington
Clearance Required
Yes
Other Clearance
Facility Access and/or Secret

Position Description

 

XLA is seeking a Junior Acquisition & Assistance Specialist/Contract Specialist to support the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) with specific focus on Global Health-related projects. Global Health is a priority for USAID as it works to end extreme poverty and promote resilient, democratic societies. The Agency’s global health programs are dedicated to saving lives and improving the health of the poorest and most vulnerable, so they can reach their full potential.

 

The primary responsibilities will involve supporting mid and senior-level Procurement Specialists within the USAID Office of Acquisition and Assistance.  Duties will include providing a great deal of activity coordination, administrative assistance, and organizational assistance in support of the procurement and distribution of health-related commodities.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least two years of government acquisition or procurement-related experience
  • Preferred:
    • Experience supporting USAID
    • Experience related to international development and/or health services
    • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR); USAID Automated Directives System (ADS), and/or USAID Acquisition Regulations (AIDAR)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people.
  • Must work well with others; be able to multi-task; and have strong problem solving, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Ability to obtain a Facility Access Clearance

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