Job Openings  

THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE:

We receive hundreds of resumes each year, and our first priority is processing and reviewing those that are targeted towards our specific job openings. So, please fill in the subject line of your email exactly as we request, in order to assure that our email system automatically forwards your resume and application to the correct reviewer.

Also, if you send separate documents, please name each of your documents (i.e., resume, cover letter, any other supporting documents you provide) by your Last name, First name, and type of document. Examples: Smith, John resume; Smith, John cover letter; Smith, John 1420. These documents can be provided as separate attachments to your email (preferably in MS Word or PDF), but if you can easily merge all or some of them into one document, please do so. Submitting a completed 1420 form with your application for a specific job is appreciated; however, this 1420 form is best sent as a separate attachment (in MS Word, PDF, or JPEG/TIFF).

EEO Notice
AMEX International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, color, sex, age, veteran status, and/or disability. All applicants will receive equal opportunity and all selection decisions will be based solely on job-related factors.

Program Assistant/Recruiter
Training and Travel Coordinator
Grants Manager (Morocco)
Multiple Positions -- See Below
Proposal and Technical Writers

Program Assistant/Recruiter

The Program Assistant will be primarily tasked with providing administrative and programmatic support to the Project Manager for the USAID Office of Afghanistan and Pakistan Affairs. S/he will also be responsible for identifying candidates for a variety of international, domestic, technical, and administrative positions needed for proposals and awarded contracts. S/he will also assist with related editorial, word processing, and research tasks. Emphasis is on (1) the OAPA contract: (up to 60% of time is authorized under the OAPA contract) and (2) assisting the other recruiters when time permits (40%).

OAPA Project Management Duties Include:

  • assist the HQ Senior Project Manager with
  • preparing or drafting employment contracts for new project staff
  • arranging travel and other logistical arrangements for project staff
  • reviewing travel expense reports of project staff
  • keep OAPA staff lists and contact information up-to-date for use by HQ or project staff
  • keep the company computer person informed of email addresses to be added to or deleted from main or group lists
  • coordinate special events for OAPA staff
  • regularly participates in OAPA staff meetings
  • regularly visits client site
  • posts job openings on the AMEX website
  • serves as the Employee Resource Coordinator for OAPA assigned employees
  • provides direct support to the OAPA Project Manager
  • provides security assistance to the Facility Security Officer (FSO)
  • other duties as assigned

General Recruiting Duties Include:

  • compose and place ads for jobs
  • search for candidates using various internal and external databases
  • evaluate and rank candidate resumes
  • keep track of correspondence with candidates
  • identify appropriate new sources of resumes and places for job ads
  • help maintain internal resume database
  • keep database and submit names of qualified personnel to the OAPA Washington Team Project Manager for the workforce surge program
  • ensure that candidate employment and salary history information is collected and verified, reference checks are conducted, and that company or contract human resource policies are followed
  • suggest ways to improve or streamline the recruitment process and resume database
  • make brief announcements of new or departing OAPA employees for HQ & appropriate project staff
  • arrange for and participate in interviews with potential candidates
  • assist in processing security clearance paperwork for new OAPA employees

Proposal Development Duties Include:

  • format and edit resumes to required standards, styles, and length
  • summarize candidates’ skills in a variety of prose and bulleted formats
  • assist in writing job descriptions
  • assist in developing personnel matrices for technical proposal submissions

Minimum Qualifications

  • US Citizenship is required in order to obtain and maintain a security clearance
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and at least 2-3 years of relevant work experience
  • Strong attention to detail, organized, and proactive
  • Excellent word processing, editing, proofreading, and writing skills
  • Knowledge of online networking tools and experience conducting searches on recruitment databases preferred
  • Experience with Applicant Tracking Systems preferred
  • Knowledge of USAID rules and regulations preferred

Instructions: Please submit an updated resume, a cover letter, and a signed USAID Biographical Data 1420 form to resumes@amexdc.com, using the subject line Program Assistant. Please submit all materials no later than 7/31/2015: The USAID Biodata form is available on our website at www.amexdc.com/opening.asp. AMEX will review applicants on a rolling basis and contact qualified candidates with additional instructions if interested.

Back to top

Training and Travel Coordinator

Incumbent will serve as a Management and Program Assistant, and will perform the following continuous functions under the direct supervision of the Chief Administrative Management Officer, Administrative Management Support Division, Office of Afghanistan and Pakistan Affairs.  Provides logistics and administrative support services for training and pre-deployment processes for Afghanistan and Pakistan. Collaborate and coordinate with USAID/Afghanistan & Pakistan, OAPA staff, State Department, Office of Orientation and In-Processing (OIP), training partners, the Foreign Service Institute, and other parties on training logistics, details and processing.

All USAID employees assigned to the Afghanistan Mission must attend Afghanistan Pre-Departure Training (APT), OAPA Resiliency Training, COR/AOR Training, and employees assigned to Mission Pakistan must attend a Pakistan Orientation Program.  USAID training for both Afghanistan and Pakistan requires close coordination with members of the Office of Afghanistan and Pakistan Affairs and contracted training providers.  To best maintain a relevant and up-to-date training program for both Missions, the incumbent will support and assist the Field Management Support Team (FMST) Leader, as well other training assistants as necessary.  The incumbent will also be a point of contact for all pre-deployment and training inquires.  The position will require both individual endeavor as well as teamwork to respond to various requests for additional and/or adapted training. The incumbent will therefore be required to be a team player and work in collaboration with key USAID personnel and other members of the FMST Team in meeting the U.S. Government’s priorities and objectives for the Afghanistan and Pakistan Missions.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Management and Program  Assistant – Office of Afghanistan and Pakistan Affairs, shall NOT  provide advisory and assistance services,  policy, decision-making, financial or managerial functions.  Within this limitation, he/she will perform various tasks that may arise, which include (in no particular order or indication of priority):

  • Training Support:
    • Predeployment Training and Planning
      • Prepare training materials for deployees
      • Work with HR to ensure those being deployed/hired  submit all documentation required
        • Submit security clearance transfers for new hires
        • Submit TAs and CAC applications to State/Pentagon
      • Sit in on APT sessions as appropriate/necessary
      • Elect Social Connector (SC) in each APT group – support SC as necessary
      • Respond to questions from participants on training, logistics, details, etc – as necessary
    • Facilitate Deployment Logistics and Travel :
      • Complete E2 requirements and arrange all pre-deployment ticketing, travel and accommodation arrangements, including ticketing to Kabul for all OAPA staff, FSLs, FSOs and contractors
      • Give Predeployment Presentation for each APT session
      • Provide support for:
        • Diplomatic Passports
        • Visas for Afghanistan
        • Visas for the UAE
        • CAC Card Applications and Instructions
        • DoD Online Course Instructions
        • Instructions for flights to Kabul
        • Instructions for Camp Atterbury training/flights
        • eCountry Clearance instructions
        • Sign-ups for the HTE Portal
        • Coordinate appointments at the Pentagon and State OIP
    • APT Evaluations/Feedback
      • Compile student feedback/evaluations
      • Track evaluations, create trend reporting for all completed APT sessions
  • Interagency Support:
    • Work closely with State OIP on new hire in-processing and traveler tracking
    • Responses to OIP requests and questions
    • Provide weekly updated trackers to OIP
    • Support on USAID specific FSI presentations
  • Training Tracking:
    • Collaborate with USAID OHR, Mission HR, FSI, and training contractors on FACT, FAM, PRT, MRX, SOS, APT, and Working in an Embassy training updates, schedules, and waivers
    • Respond to training inquiries from OTI, DCHA, OIG and other USAID offices
    • Maintenance of  tracker for Camp Atterbury MRX training
    • Assist with internal tracking of OAPA/DC requirements
  • Support and assist with content contributions for the APT website
  • Pakistan Mission Support
    • Provide information on Pakistan visa procedures for travelers (long and short term assignments, TDYs, etc)
    • Review traveler information as necessary
    • Submit documents to Classified Visa and Passport services
    • Work closely with Classified Visa and Passport Services on any OAPA specific needs/concerns
    • Liaise with Pakistan Embassy as necessary
    • Write Pakistan visa support letters for all travelers
    • Security clearance transfers as necessary
  • Additional items as required:
    • TDY Support
    • Outreach Assistance
    • OAPA/AMS support
    • Projects and tasks assigned by the USAID supervisory team
    • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Three (3) years of relevant administrative experience
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • An Active Secret Security Clearance
  • Previous experience in a related capacity (i.e.: travel/logistics & deployment, training and development programs, etc.).

Instructions: Please submit an updated resume, a cover letter, and a signed USAID Biographical Data 1420 form to resumes@amexdc.com, using the subject line Training & Travel Coordinator. Please submit all materials no later than: The USAID Biodata form is available on our website at www.amexdc.com/opening.asp. AMEX will review applicants on a rolling basis and contact qualified candidates with additional instructions if interested.

EEO Notice: AMEX International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, color, sex, age, veteran status, and/or disability. All applicants will receive equal opportunity and all selection decisions will be based solely on job-related factors.

Back to top

Grants Manager (Morocco)

AMEX seeks Moroccan nationality candidates for a Grants Manager position on a project that it has recently won. The work will be done in Tangiers, Morocco. This project will last 3 years and has to do with improving citizen participation in community-oriented activities.

The Grants Manager will serve as main point of contact for grantees and manage grant files; review grantee technical reports for completeness; work with grantees to address any deficiencies; coordinate with the project’s technical team to ensure timely review of technical reports; review grantee financial reports for completeness; maintain procurement records; and perform other duties as assigned. He or she will report to the Finance Manager and the Chief of Party.

Minimum background required:

  • At least 2-3 years of previous experience working with international donors in a financial support role
  • Grants experience is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is required
  • Excellent speaking and writing skills in English and Moroccan Arabic are required; proficiency in either Spanish or French is preferred.

If you are interested and available, please send your most complete and current resume as well as the AMEX application form as soon as possible. All materials must be provided in English. Please email these materials, using the subject line Morocco, to resumes@amexdc.com.

Back to top

Consultants -- International Program/Project Management

AMEX seeks applicants for performing short and long-term work, primarily in Africa. Candidates must have worked in one or more of the following areas:

  • Rule of Law
  • Grants Management
  • Security Sector
  • Democracy and Governance
  • Public Administration
  • Evaluations
  • Conflict Management

We need candidates who have strong experience working with a variety of persons of all ages; who can manage projects and personnel; and who are good at strategic planning, policy formulation, and working with our client(s) and a variety of international personnel. Candidates must be willing to work overseas.

Please provide the AMEX application form and your most complete and current resume to resumes@amexdc.com. Use the subject line Overseas Assistance. Indicate if you wish short- or long-term work. If you match any immediately existing needs, we will contact you right away; otherwise, we will keep your materials in our resume database against future needs.

EEO Notice
AMEX International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, color, sex, age, veteran status, and/or disability. All applicants will receive equal opportunity and all selection decisions will be based solely on job-related factors.

Back to top

Proposal and Technical Writers

AMEX has an opportunity for an experienced Proposal/Technical Writer in our headquarters office. The candidate would be responsible for preparing proposals for USAID program implementation, development and evaluation; the formulation of response strategies and concepts; undertaking research; drafting proposals in response to Requests for Proposals (RFPs), and developing work plans, activities, and performance indicators. This is a great opportunity for a Program Manager, Grant Writer or Proposal Manager for a government contractor or similar organization. This is a short-term, contract position with the possibility of full-time employment.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate, at a minimum, the following qualifications:

  • A Master’s Degree (or a professional equivalent) in Technical Writing, Professional/Business Writing, English, International Development, or a related subject
  • Five (5) years of Progressive Grant/Technical Writing experience required; knowledge and experience in the design, implementation, monitoring and/or evaluation of international development projects and programs is a huge plus
  • Six (6) years of Progressive Proposal Writing/Coordination experience, particularly for USAID contracts
  • Adequate knowledge of current issues, events, trends and practices pertaining to USAID programming and/or International Development are welcomed

If you are interested, please email an updated resume, USAID 1420 Form, a cover letter that highlights your experience as it relates to the required skills, and a list of professional references to resumes@amexdc.com with the subject line Proposal Writer. AMEX will contact qualified applicants with further instructions. AMEX International, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Back to top

 
 
Tel.:      202-429-0222
Fax.:     202-429-1867
Home   ::   About us   ::   Services   ::   Projects   ::   Recruitment   ::   Contact ::   Contract Vehicles
Copyright © 2008-2010 AMEX International, Inc. All Rights Reserved.