US Embassy Jobs in Kenya - Recruiting ATA Training Coordinators

US Embassy Jobs in Kenya - Recruiting ATA Training Coordinators

Duties
  • Position coordinates all aspects of Office of Anti-terrorism Assistance (ATA) training, this includes coordinating training delivery logistics, arranging for all training and conference needs, assists with the development and implementation of ATA's training plans in Kenya.
  • Position reports to Resident Program Manager.
  • The position supervises two employees: the ATA Logistician and ATA Clerk/Chauffeur.

    Qualifications and Evaluations
  • Two years of office administrative work, program and/or event coordination experience is required.
  • Knowledge of event coordination in an international setting is required.
  • Knowledge of database management of microsoft office application is required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Communication is required.
  • Ability to coordinate training program logistics and planning is required.
  • Ability to manage procurement, oversee budget spreadsheets and draft and edit correspondence is required.
  • Ability to multi-task, adapt and respond to changing priorities, represent ATA at Embassy and partner nation meetings is required. Position requires a Secret clearance.
  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass security certifications.
  • 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.
  • 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:
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The following may also be considered when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, etc.
  • 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 Secret clearance.
  • Interested candidates for this position must submit their application to the following link for consideration:
    https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/ken/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms
  • Applicants must submit a Universal Application for Employment (DS-174) which is available on HR/OE Intranet Site.

    Required Documents:

  • Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:
  • DS-174
  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • DD-214 - Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)
  • Letter(s) of recommendation
  • List of references
  • University Degree

    Next Steps:

  • Applicants 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.
  • For more information and job application details, see; US Embassy Jobs in Kenya - Recruiting ATA Training Coordinators
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