Sunday, 13 April 2014

Careers at US Embassy - Senior Agricultural/Trade Economist in Tanzania

Job Title: Senior Agricultural/Trade Economist

Employer: US Embassy

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania  

Application Deadline: 25th April 2014

Job Description:

The US Embassy is seeking an individual for the position of Senior Agricultural/Trade Economist at the United States Agency for International Development. This is a full-time Personal Services Contract position. Applicants, who meet minimum educational requirements for the position but have less years of experience in the required field, may be considered for hiring at a lower pay grade.

Basic Function:

The primary purpose of the Senior Agricultural/Trade Economist (SATE) is to serve as the senior FSN economist within USAID/Tanzania's Economic Growth (EG) team. The incumbent will serve as the principal FSN economic advisor to develop, implement and manage complex and highly diversified economic growth project activities in agriculture policy, nutrition, agricultural trade, human resource development in agriculture and nutrition, infrastructure development (roads and irrigation) and private sector investment, including investments in the energy sector.

A copy of the complete position description listing all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required is available at: http;//tanzania,usembassy.gov/job_opportunities.html

Note: Hard copies of the Universal Application for Employment (UAE) DS-174 form is available at gate 3 at the American Embassy or at the above link,


How to Apply:

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application: 1) Universal Application for Employment (UAE) DS-174 form is available at above link; or 2) A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1 -24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicant's work experience attached as a separate sheet; or 3) A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE 4) Any other documentation (e.g., essays. certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above. Failure to do: so will result in an incomplete application.


Submit Application To:

American Embassy
Human Resources Office
P.O. Box 9123
Dar es Salaam

The US Mission in Tanzania 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.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted