4 New Jobs Vacancies at at U.S. Embassy December 2023, the Embassy of the United States of America in Dar es Salaam (Swahili: Ubalozi wa Marekani) is the diplomatic mission of the United States in Tanzania on 7 August 1998, this embassy, along with the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, was the target of a bomb attack perpetrated by al-Qaeda. The bomb attack in Dar es Salaam killed 11 people. The new embassy compound was opened on March 4, 2003, in Dar es Salaam. The embassy is a twenty-two-acre compound that houses two main structures; the Chancery and the USAID Building. The current ambassador is Alfonso E. Lenhardt.
Under supervision of Supervisory Voucher Examiner, Incumbent receives all invoices for the Mission as the Designated Billing Officer and routes them to the appropriate section/agency for required approvals and documentation. The incumbent is the FMC point of contact for vendors, consulate staff and colleagues in other sections with respect to voucher processing and invoice payments. For rejected vouchers the incumbent works with the section/agency submitting the voucher to correct and resubmit. voucher Indexing: Incumbent is responsible for all voucher submissions into the voucher invoice processing system. S/he reviews all vouchers submitted for completeness and determines if the voucher should be processed. After the vouchers are deemed adequate to process, the incumbent accurately enters the voucher into system (eInvoicing). Payment Processing and Account Reconciliation – 60%
4 New Jobs Vacancies at at U.S. Embassy
Directly responsible for ensuring legal and correct invoice processing throughout the entire voucher payment lifecycle from receipt of invoice to final payment and proper record retention. Responsible for correctly processing annually up to 15,000 vouchers for no less than ten USG agencies and their multiple programs. Ensures invoices are valid, supporting documentation (e.g. obligating documents, receiving reports) is attached; appropriate signatures obtained; funds are properly obligated; liquidation remains within the obligated amount; and that payments are in accordance with all applicable USG laws and regulations. Responsible for accurately processing some highly complex vouchers such as local guard invoices, purchase and travel card invoices, and multi-agency funded invoices. 4 New Jobs Vacancies at at U.S. Embassy
2. Information Management Assistant (Systems Analyst)
The U.S. Mission in Dar es Salaam is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Information Management Assistant (Systems Analyst) in the Information Management Section. The incumbent will serve as the Post’s in house IT Trainer and provide basic introductory and follow-up training to Mission users, including Direct-Hires and Locally Employed Staff. He or She will require to conduct training sessions for end-users in various areas such as login to the unclassified systems, Microsoft Office 365 applications, CRM, usage of smart phones, remote applications, video teleconferencing systems, online tools, etc. The incumbent will also be responsible (as a backup) for the inventories of all IT equipment, supplies, including serial numbers and user assignment. He or She will also be responsible to ensure that all the IT Equipment are inventoried correctly in the system. All items received or going for disposal are coordinated, recorded, and updated according to the required guidance.
Note: This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by incumbent. Job holder will be required to perform other duties as assigned by the agency. Job holder will perform other related duties as assigned by the Senior Systems Manager or Information Management Officer. 4 New Jobs Vacancies at at U.S. Embassy
3. Maintenance Supervisor
Assists the Facility Manager (FM) in planning major and minor construction and maintenance projects, fixing daily, weekly, and monthly schedules and priorities for the work, and scheduling the various tradesmen required. Advises the FM on the annual maintenance budget and works within the allotted amounts. Advises the FM on the purchase/retirement and sale of major equipment, making recommendations as to the best kind required for the job and its availability. Drafts scopes of work for renovation project contracts and conducts site survey with the prospective contractors, providing each with a detailed scope of work and showing them the job to be done. Serves as liaison between the Embassy and the various contractors and supervises the work done under contract to assure its thoroughness and completion in a timely and economical manner. Acts as representative for many projects. Maintains good working relationships with the Tanzania water and electrical authorities to ensure prompt and quick responses on their part to the Embassy’s water and utilities problems. Troubleshoots on a 24 hour a day basis, the need for emergency and other than normal maintenance to determine how it happened, and why, to prevent further trouble or recurrence of the problem.
4. Public Health Specialist (Medical Epidemiologist) (CDC)
Under the supervision of the DGHP Program Director, the incumbent will serve as a Medical Epidemiologist to provide comprehensive technical, administrative, and oversight support to GHS (Global Health Security) projects involving epidemiological data collection, quality control and data utilization, and monitoring and evaluation. The incumbent will also be involved in surveillance, research, systems 4 New Jobs Vacancies at at U.S. Embassy strengthening, and investigation activities of host government ministries, international organizations, non-governmental organizations, and host ministry of health partners. The role will provide expert advice as the technical expert for multiple cooperative agreements, including several priority awards to the Ministry of Health.
4 New Jobs Vacancies at at U.S. Embassy
Incumbent should possess the following skills and abilities: oral communication techniques to serve as bureau or agency representative and present findings and deliver briefings, explain and justify recommendations, and negotiate solutions to disputed recommendations. Written communication techniques to prepare reports used as the basis for key-executive-level management decisions and other comparable documents. Experience in teaching and mentoring epidemiologists. Proven skills in study design, scientific writing, and data analysis. Ability to work independently as well as with multi-disciplinary teams and using management techniques to plan, organize, and direct workflow and competing priorities. Strong diplomacy skills and experience working with high-level ministerial representatives. Experience working internationally, including with CDC and other international organizations. Interpersonal relationship skills to establish and maintain effective and diplomatic working relations and secure support and cooperation.
Method of Application
- Voucher Examiner – CLICK HERE TO APPLY
- Information Management Assistant (Systems Analyst)- CLICK HERE TO APPLY
- Maintenance Supervisor –CLICK HERE TO APPLY
- Public Health Specialist (Medical Epidemiologist) (CDC)-CLICK HERE TO APPLY