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Vacancy title: Grants Coordinator

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Admin & Office ]

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US Embassy

Deadline of this Job:
07 October 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Friday, September 23, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Overview
Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
For USEFM – FP is FP-5 (Steps 1 through 4). Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
Only one Open-to category should remain:
• Current Employees of the Mission – This includes U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs); Eligible Family Members (EFMs); Declared Members of Household (MOHs), dependents of U.S. Personal Services Contract (USPSC) who are assigned under COM – All Agencies
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust – Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Permanent
Appointment Type Details:
• 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.
Summary:
The work schedule for this position is:
o Full Time (40 number of hours per week)
o Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (6 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Duties
The Grants Coordinator works with the designated USDH Grants Officer under the supervision of the USDH Political Unit Chief to administer the Small Grants Program, Africa Regional Democracy Fund, Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (SSH) grants program, Julia Taft Fund and any other Department grant programs that may be allocated to the Political/Economic (Pol-Econ) Section. The Grants Coordinator is also responsible for records management and research on a range of issues within the political and economic portfolio including, but not limited to: elections and political parties, migration and refugees, anti-corruption, and human rights.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements:
EXPERIENCE: At least three years of work experience in business, program management and/or analyzing economic developments is required.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Job holder should have a detailed knowledge of Department of State rules and regulations and relevant FAMS; overseas grant management, US Mission to Zambia regulations, policies, procedures, and guidance. Good working knowledge of local and international organizations involved in charitable and developmental work within Zambia and good Working knowledge of Zambia’s political and economic environment.

Education Requirements:
A university degree in economics, finance, communications, management/administration, international development/ relations, or business is required.
Evaluations:
LANGUAGE: Fluent in English writing, Reading and Speaking

SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to prepare clear, concise, and accurate briefing materials on a range of political and economic issues. Ability to organize and execute moderately complex projects. Ability to maintain a wide range of contacts in the host government and private sector. Ability to write and communicate effectively. Basic knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required. Basic typing skills required.

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.
Qualifications:
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
Benefits and Other Info

Benefits:
Agency Benefits:
Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Lusaka/Zambia 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:
For the current COVID-19 Requirements please visit the following link.
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”), Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months, 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.

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Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Government jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 07 October 2022
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 23-09-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 23-09-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 23-09-2066
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