ATA Logistics Assistant- All Interested Applicants at U.S. Embassy to Kenya

Posted 4 months ago


  • Incumbent manages and coordinates all logistics demands of Office of Antiterrorism Assistance (ATA) training.
  • This includes coordinating with ATA Logistics branch in Washington DC for the shipping of high value and sensitive equipment, acquiring exemptions, overseeing local receipt and delivery; working with local vendors and GSO Procurement for the outsourcing of local services to include small construction projects, purchasing of raw materials and specialized equipment for the training and operational support of various police units; overseeing quality of work, performing function inspections, manages a fleet of vehicles to include servicing, fuel consolidation, and performance modifications; maintains accountability of approximately 150 American instructors from arrival to departure, to include the coordination of ground transportation and lodging; liaising with National Police Service organizations and academies to facilitate student matriculation and graduation.
  • Candidate will perform other duties as needed to include traveling to outstations for various reasons, to include the delivery or collection, and transport of equipment.
  • The incumbent will assist the RPM, Operations Specialist, and Mentors, validate students’ eligibility through vetting, arrange for all training and conference needs as required. Position reports to the Resident Program Manager.
  • This position requires a significant level of resiliency and resourcefulness as problem solving is a daily task in order to maintain the volume of activity and pace at which this program operates.

Qualifications and Evaluations


EXPERIENCE:  High school graduate is required.


  • Knowledge of the National Police Service and law enforcement operatives, the organizational and command structure is required.
  • Detailed knowledge of the external and internal structure of Kenyan law enforcement and security agencies is required, which agency is responsible for which mission.

Education Requirements

  • Completion of Secondary School and received high school diploma.


LANGUAGE: Level IV English (Fluent, Reading/Writing/Speaking). (This may be tested)

  • Level III Kiswahili (Good working knowledge, Reading/Writing/Speaking).

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to maintain extensive contacts at all levels within the host country law enforcement and security agencies.

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.


  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.



Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to U.S. Embassy to Kenya on to apply

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