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Job Opening at U.S.A Embassy Kenya

Job Opening at U.S.A Embassy Kenya

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Management Data Analyst – All Interested Applicants

Open Period:09/21/2020 – 11/02/2020

overview

Hiring Path:• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:For USEFM – FP is FS.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.

•    All Interested Applicants / All Sources

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Security Clearance Required:Public Trust – Background InvestigationAppointment TypePermanentAppointment Type Details:• Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary periodMarketing 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 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:NoRelocation Expenses Reimbursed:No

Duties

The incumbent is responsible for the data analytics of the Management Section. He/She will serve as Mission Kenya’s enterprise resource planning (ERP) subject matter expert (SME). The SME maintains the most up-to-date and in-depth knowledge and analysis on government ERP systems in order to inspect, clean, transform and model data with the goal of discovering useful information to support sound decision-making. The Management Data Analyst reports to an Information Management Specialist in the Information Programs Center (IPC).

Qualifications and Evaluations

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Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:  

2 years of proven Administrator working experience in either Data Analysis, Business Process Management, Business Administration, Logistics, Quality Management, Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, Inventory Management, Project Management is required. Experience utilizing business intelligence tools such as Power BI and Tableau along with proficiency in data sciences oriented programming languages such as Python or R.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: 

Must have comprehensive knowledge of ERP systems to provide detailed and satisfactory services to IRM clients.  Must have substantial knowledge of using analytical methods involving the use of qualitative and quantitative techniques for metrics analysis. Must be proficient with data analysis and telecommunications technology using industry and or proprietary tools for managing projects.  Must be abreast with industry changes and be prepared to quickly learn new technological initiatives as they emerge.Education Requirements:

  • College diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Data Science, Information Technology (IT), Business Management, or Administration

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE: 

English – (Fluent) Must have the ability to speak, write, and read at this level. (This may be tested).

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 Nairobi, Kenya 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.

THE FOLLOWING APPLY TO EFMs, USEFMs, and AEFMs ONLY:

  1. Current employees who used a hiring preference to gain employment who are within their first 90 calendar days of employment are not eligible to apply.
  2. Candidates with a hiring preference who have already accepted a conditional offer of employment may NOT be extended a second conditional offer of employment unless and until they withdraw their candidacy for the first position in writing.
  3. The following may also be considered when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, etc.
  4. ** If selected, EFMs are expected to serve in the positon for at least one year from the date of hire, and their sponsor’s tour of duty must allow sufficient time for this.

How to Apply

How to Apply:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance. 

To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.Required Documents:

In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested diploma and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.

  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • Residency and/or Work Permit
  • Diploma certificate or Degree certificate in Data Science, Information Technology (IT), Business Management, or Administration
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)

Next Steps:

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 Nairobi, Kenya.

Apply Now

Computer Programmer – All Interested Applicants

Open Period:09/21/2020 – 10/02/2020

Overview

Hiring Path:• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:For USEFM – FP is FS.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.

•    All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required:Public Trust – Background InvestigationAppointment TypePermanentAppointment Type Details:•    Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary periodMarketing 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 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:NoRelocation Expenses Reimbursed:NoTravel Required:Occasional Travel

Periodic travel is required

Duties

The position incumbent designs and develops both new and enhancements to software applications and business process solutions that meet Mission Nairobi’s specifications. This will be done utilizing the Department of State approved business applications such as Microsoft Forms, Power Automate (formerly Flow), PowerApps, PowerBI and Tableau. Additionally, responsibilities include providing Tier II and III level application support to customers, which includes users and IT specialists. This includes, but is not limited to, installations, quality assurance, and problem resolution tasks for enterprise applications. Position will be supervised by an Information Management Specialist in the Information Programs Center (IPC).

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: Five years of dedicated experience as an application developer or computer programmer at a medium to large-sized firm is required

JOB KNOWLEDGE:  User support experience in assisting and training personnel in network applications. Business analysis and user requirements gathering. Experience with Visual Studio IDE and programming skills in .NET, C# and/or VB. Experience creating web user interface using ASP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript and JQuery. Experience with database development, SQL and ORM technologies. Microsoft SharePoint configuration and customizations including other Microsoft cloud and data mining products.  Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in the field of computer science, computer languages, or software application development

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE: English (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing is required (This may be tested).

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Strong prioritization and decision making skills with sound judgment. Strong communications skills with the ability to interpret and/or discuss information with others so as provide advice and recommendations involving somewhat complex issues. Range of technical abilities to independently understand and resolve routine and non-routine software/hardware issues. Good interpersonal, written and oral communication skills and ability to work in a team-oriented and collaborative environment. 

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 Nairobi, Kenya 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.

THE FOLLOWING APPLY TO EFMs, USEFMs, and AEFMs ONLY:

  1. Current employees who used a hiring preference to gain employment who are within their first 90 calendar days of employment are not eligible to apply.
  2. Candidates with a hiring preference who have already accepted a conditional offer of employment may NOT be extended a second conditional offer of employment unless and until they withdraw their candidacy for the first position in writing.
  3. The following may also be considered when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, etc.
  4. ** If selected, EFMs are expected to serve in the positon for at least one year from the date of hire, and their sponsor’s tour of duty must allow sufficient time for this.

How to Apply

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public trust clearance. 

To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.Required Documents:

In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested diploma and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.

  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • Residency and/or Work Permit
  • Degree certificate in the field of computer science, computer languages, or software application development
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)

Next Steps:

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 Nairobi, Kenya.

Apply Now

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