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L’Ambassade des USA au Sénégal recrute un Assistant Spécialiste en Developpement

L’Ambassade des USA au Sénégal recrute un Assistant Spécialiste en Developpement
Entreprise/Structure: U.S. Mission – American Embassy Dakar
Ville, Pays: Dakar, Sénégal
Niveau d’études minimum réquis: Bac + 4
Expériences professionnelles demandées: 7 ans
Date limite de dépôt de dossier: 11-05-2016
Email de réception des candidatures :
Détails de l’offre :
Vacancy Announcement Number: 2016- 050
OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates / All Sources
POSITION: Development Assistant Specialist
OPENING DATE: 4/27/2016
CLOSING DATE: 5/11/2016
WORK HOURS: Full-time 40 hours/ week
SALARY: Ordinarily Resident (OR): FSN-12
Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): FP- 3
*Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington.
The U.S. Mission in DAKAR, SENEGAL is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Development Assistant Specialist.
NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications received, we will only contact applicants who are being considered. Thank you for your understanding.
The Development Assistant Specialist position is located in the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s office (MCC) in Dakar, Senegal. The MCC is a U.S. Government agency whose mission is to provide assistance that will support economic growth and poverty reduction in carefully selected developing countries that demonstrate a commitment to just and democratic governance, economic freedom, and investments in people. MCC is an innovative, partnership-based approach to development assistance involving substantial resources and a high degree of consultation with a sharp focus on achieving measurable results.
The DAS will be responsible for creating effective working relationships with relevant government officials in Senegal, with MCC Washington staff and consultants, the donor community, private sector, key stakeholders throughout Senegal, and other organizations interested in the MCA program. She/he will play a critical role in providing ongoing guidance, advice, technical inputs and feedback and support on program design and implementation to the MCC CT. The DAS will also provide liaison and support with other US Government personnel and offices in the Country Mission, including the Regional Security Office.
The DAS will be a member of the MCC Country Team based in Dakar, and will be responsible for assisting the Senegalese Government’s Core Team with research and outreach, as well as put in place project management and quality assurance tools for the development and implementation of a compact. Within this context, the DAS shall work on a daily basis with the Core Team, but shall report to the MCC Country Team Lead based in Washington, DC. The DAS will be expected to maintain regular communication with the CTL and Senegal Point of Contact, participate in CT, RCM and core team meetings, and will be required to provide informal progress updates (verbal/written) to the CTL on a weekly basis.
Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.
1. EDUCATION: Possession of a four year advanced degree in the area of economics or economic development, finance, public, administration, public health, international trade, business administration, or civil engineering.
2. EXPERIENCE: A minimum of seven (7) years of work experience related to economic development, strategic planning, program design, budgeting, analysis and reporting preferably to include experience collaborating with Government of Senegal (GOS) agencies and international organizations, local or international NGO’s and/or foreign investors.
3. LANGUAGE: Level IV (Fluent) in English both spoken and written and Level IV (Fluent) in French spoken and written is required. (This will be tested.)
4. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Significant experience in negotiating and managing complex activities in a team environment. The ability to prepare and maintain financial, budgetary, economic, and/or technical analyses and evaluations. Must have demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, plus the ability to develop and maintain and engage a broad range of contacts in the public and private sectors as well as within key U.S. Embassy posts. Must be able to obtain, analyze and evaluate complex material; prepare accurate, factual and analytical reports; and provide objective advice; Excellent interpersonal skills are required.
5. JOB KNOWLEDGE: The DAS should have in the experience in economic development in Senegal, working in multi-disciplinary and international work settings, Senegal development context, program oversight and analysis.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: The complete position description listing all of the duties and responsibilities may be obtained on our website at and/or by contacting the Human Resources Office / 33 879 40 00).
HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: When qualified, 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.
(1) AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
(3) FS on LWOP**
* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of
the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process.
Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.
** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.
1. Management may consider any of the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.
2. Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.
3. Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
4. The candidate must be able to obtain and hold the following: a non-sensitive security clearance.
5. Candidates who are EFMs, USEFMs, AEFMs, or MOHs must have at least one year remaining on their sponsor’s tour of duty to be considered eligible to apply for this position.
HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.
1. Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174), which is available on our website or by contacting Human Resources. (See “For Further Information” above);
2. Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above: (degrees, cover letter, work/residency permits etc.)
Mailing Address: B.P 49
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.

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