Procurement and Contracting Supervisor

Vacancy Number:KABUL-2018-056
Title: Procurement and Contracting Supervisor
Exp.: 2018-10-16-(6 Months Ago)
Jobs no:1


Organization: U.S Embassy | About U.S Embassy
City: Kabul
Country: AF


Education:2 years of college/univeristy studies
Work Experience:5 Years

Applicants must address required qualifications criteria listed below with specific information and documentation supporting each item. For example official transcripts evidencing educational requirements must be attached to the original application submission. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified. We are not required to contact applicants who have submitted incomplete application packages.


EXPERIENCE: Five years of purchasing and contracting for the U.S. Government or NGO. One year supervisor experience.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Possesses an excellent knowledge of Federal Acquisitions Regulation (FAR) Department of State Acquisition Regulations (DOSAR) Office of Procurement Executive (OPE) policies. Familiarity with host country and international sources of supply and procurement procedures. Knowledge of available procurement methods and techniques.

Education Requirements: Completion of at least two years of university/college studies.


LANGUAGE: Level 3 English (good working level) reading and writing. Level 4 Dari and Pasto (fluent) reading and writing

This may be tested.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must possess finely hones interpersonal skills above average computer skills to use ILMS database ability to analyze and interpret   requirements and determine the proper course of action and sources to be used. Must have a valid driver’s license.

Duties & Responsibilities

The incumbent supervises one contracting and procurement assistant eleven procurement agents one purchasing agent and one procurement clerk. Directs the operations of the GSO Procurement Section which procures variety of commodities and services in support of Mission Kabul Afghanistan. Performs and supervises micro-purchases simplified acquisitions and complex contract development. Provides oversight to the Purchase Card Program. Manages commodities research solicitation bid contract management and contract closeout processes. Follows the FAR and DOASR procurement guidelines.

Submission Guideline

To apply for this position applicants must electronically submit the documents listed below to be considered for employment. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible and qualified.

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

Required Documents: High School Diploma and Drivers License.

What to Expect Next: Applicants who are invited to take a language skills or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Kabul.