Have you been aspiring to work for United States Agency International Development? If yes, this article covers USAID recruitment 2024/2025 USAID jobs in Kenya, how to access application portal www.usaid.gov, eligibility for application, and also when the recruitment is starting and ending.
United States Agency International Development (USAID) is one of the best foreign organization which you can work for in Kenya. Yearly, interested candidates have been awaiting the commencement of their recruitment exercise.
Sequel to this, we’re excited to announce to you that the 2024/2025 USAID recruitment in Kenya has kick start. Applications are been invited from interested and qualified persons for the job vacancies available.
In this article, LJIK team will guide you through the application process, what you should do or not do to ensure success, and most importantly the appropriate steps through which you can easily submit application for USAID jobs in Kenya. Ensure you read till the end in other not to miss out on anything.
Brief Overview of USAID
United States Agency International Development (USAID) is an international organisation with her origin from the United States of America. The organisation is primarily posed a supporting partners to become self-reliant, more engaging and able to front their own development journeys.
Additionally, USAID ensure this comes to play by helping to reduce the rate of conflict, reduce or prevent the spread of pandemic disease and any form of crime or security threats.
With this overview, if you have been searching for a Non-Governmental organisation in Kenya to work for, I guess submitting application for USAID recruitment wouldn’t be a bad idea at all.
Has USAID Recruitment 2024/2025 Started?
Yes, United States Agency International Development recruitment is starting from Thursday, 19th October, 2023 and would be ending on Wednesday, 1st November, 2023. Applications are to be made by interested person via the online recruitment portal www.usaid.gov/careers.
Who is Eligible to Apply for USAID Jobs in Kenya?
USAID job vacancies is actually open to everyone above the age of eighteen (18) years who meets the educational qualification and other basic requirements for the vacant positions available. It’s also exciting to note that USAID job application form is free of charge.
USAID Jobs in Kenya 2024/2025
- Management and Program Analyst
- Project Management Specialist
- Deputy Development Outreach and Communications (DOC) Advisor
- Solicitation for Records and Correspondence Management Technician
- Project Management Specialist (Energy and Climate) – OEG
- Administrative Assistant
- Strategic Communications Director
- Records and Information Management Specialist
- Democracy Specialist
USAID Recruitment Process
Every recruitment exercise has its recruitment process and the United States Agency International Development (USAID) is not an exception. To this end, candidates are to undergo four (4) mandatory stages of the recruitment exercise before finally gaining employment.
Announcement of Job Vacancies: The United States Agency International Development through their official job portal or social media handle announces latest job openings and calls for application by suitably qualified persons.
Submitting of Application Form: Now that the USAID job vacancies has been made known, interested candidates are to visit the online recruitment portal www.usaid.gov/careers to access the available job opportunities and then select the one to apply while adhering to the application instructions.
Shortlisting: Usually after the closing of USAID recruitment portal, the management will set up a review team to access all submitted applications to ascertain applicants that have met the job requirements. Once this is done, within one (1) or two (2) weeks, the names of successful candidates will be published online.
Screening/Interview Exercise: Shortlisted candidates will be invited for screening and interview by USAID. This is to help verify the authenticity of the submitted credentials and then few questions will be asked to validate credibility for the position applied for.
Training/Onboarding: At this stage candidates that would be offered the job are sent for basic training and orientation concerning the nature of their work etc.
I guess you may also wish to apply for:
- USA Army Recruitment
- British Army Recruitment
- KDF Recruitment
- Kenya Airforce Recruitment
- Kenya Prison Recruitment
- Commission for University Education Recruitment
General Requirements for USAID Recruitment 2024/2025
One of the key requirements is educational qualification, USAID expect applicants to have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a recognized university. Candidate applying should not be below the age of eighteen (18) years.
Possessing key skills such as good interpersonal skills, renounced written and verbal communication skills, ability to work with less supervision.
Candidates applying should have relevant years of working experience especially as it relate to the position they’re applying for. Applicant should also understand the core values of USAID.
USAID Recruitment Portal
The submission of application for USAID job vacancies is to be done via the online recruitment portal www.usaid.gov/careers following the step by step guidelines below.
How to Apply for USAID Jobs in Kenya 2024
First, go to the application portal www.usaid.gov/careers, select the position you wish to apply for, create an account, then login to fill the online application form, scan and upload the required documents, review your application and then submit.
USAID Recruitment Deadline 2024
The application deadline for United States Agency International Development (USAID) recruitment exercise is Wednesday, 1st November, 2023. Candidates are to submit their application on or before the stipulated closing date to avoid disqualification.
Success Tips for USAID Job Application
- Do not submit application for more than one (1) position to avoid disqualification
- Ensure the information you provide are genuine and authentic especially with dates and names
- Avoid multiple application, scan and upload only the original of all your academic and professional certificates
- Most importantly do not submit your application after the closing date.
Following these guidelines, we believe you’re bound to achieve success in the ongoing USAID recruitment exercise 2024. If you would love to get more update and news concerning this job opportunity, do well to follow us on Facebook, Twitter (X), Pinterest.