U.S. Embassy Mission to Nigeria Job Recruitment | APPLY NOW

This is to inform the general public about the U.S. Embassy Mission to Nigeria Job Recruitment. Applications are currently being received by the U.S Embassy Mission for the various posts available. This post will be giving interested persons the available positions, qualifications needed as well as the method of application.

U.S. Embassy Mission to Nigeria Job Recruitment | APPLY NOW

About the U.S. Mission to Nigeria

The composition of the U.S. Mission to Nigeria is the Embassy in Abuja, FCT, as well as the Consulate General in Lagos. The Mission’s representative to the Nigerian people in the southern region is the U.S. Consulate General Lagos.

U.S. Embassy Mission to Nigeria Job Recruitment Available

The following roles are currently being recruited by the U.S Mission to Nigeria:

 – USAID Project Management Specialist, Supply Chain

  • Location: Abuja
  • Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
  • Series / Grade: LE – 4005 11
  • Work Schedule: Full-time – Work Schedule is 40hrs per week
  • Promotion Potential: LE-11
  • Telework Eligible: No
Overview
  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Five (5) years renewable, estimated to start on or after May 2021
  • Supervisory Position: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No, Occasional Travel
  • Travel Required: Incumbent is required to perform work-related travels.
Summary

Members of the PMI interagency team, the USAID Project Mgmt. Specialist PMI Supply Chain Systems & Commodity provides technical leadership, management as well as coordination of the procurement, warehousing, and distribution of malaria commodities as well as other health products in support of PMI and USAID Implementing Partners.

Advocating for modernization of domestic resources to manage malaria programs, S/he works with counterparts at the Federal Ministry of Health and the private sector.

Duties
  • Program/Project/Activity Management – 35%. For projects with an estimated annual expenditure rate in the range of US$5-10M or US$10-50M, the PMS PMI SCSC will serve as a Contracting/Agreement Officer Representative (C/AOR) and/or Activity Manager. The holder of this position will carry the full responsibility for management, implementation, evaluation, and monitoring of assigned aspects of the malaria prevention, control, and elimination portfolio.it is her job to monitor and report on developments in the MPI as well as other health sectors, especially to the successful implementation of National Health Logistic Management Information System ( NHLMIS) activities. Based on an in-depth understanding of USAID and USG policy and program objectives and priorities, there will be monitoring, analyzing, and reporting on relevant aspects of government policies, regulation, and programming and also on and on malaria-related and other health and development issues.
  • Technical Leadership and Advisory Function – 35 %. There will be coordination between the PMS PMI SCSC and other USG agencies to make sure that the delivery of systematic and consistent technical assistance to the host government and to Non-Governmental Organizations partners as well as implementing partners in the areas of supply chain management which includes the ordering, delivery, cleaning and distribution processes for the malaria commodities that they are directly procured. Also, it is expected that the holder of this position provides strategic input on all PMI programs or other malaria-related components; technical acumen and diplomatic skills are to be used to influence the FMoH and State Ministry of Health (SMoH) in their strategic decisions and policy formulation to the supply chain management which includes accountability and transparency and also encourage the host government to take concrete steps in the overall journey towards self-reliance; other donors and the private sector should as well be influenced to leverage resources for health systems strengthening to achieve mutual goals such as those related to PMI; recommend as well as complement mechanisms that will make sure that there is transparent and accountable management of health commodities at all levels of the system.
  • Data Collection, Analysis, and Reporting – 15%. It is the job of the PMS PMI SCSC to make sure that the performance of monitoring functions are in place and that there is an establishment of periodic, reliable measures and indicators of portfolio impact. The holder of this position also ensures that there are a collection and monitoring of performance data on an ongoing basis and prepares reports of program/project/activity progress for use within the Office, the Mission, the USG at Post, and for USAID/Washington and others. He/she is expected to assess progress in achieving results for malaria-related activities, as needed, evaluate and assess activities and continually strive to make sure that the achievement of results by reviewing the development context, results from indicators, and activity implementation progress is periodically reviewed. Technical and policy analysis is prepared by he/she, evaluation of sectoral issues, and provide input to the mission activities to malaria and related sectors.  Information should be summarized and concluded in written and oral form for presentation to senior USG and other decision-makers as well as incorporating into other activity documents as appropriate; field trips, seminars, and conferences should be organized to make sure of maximum exposure to emerging trends and various points of view and also for monitoring assigned malaria-related activities, provision of translation as needed and preparation of written reports which reflects a sound understanding of assigned areas of responsibility and clearly documents a wide variety of sources and points of view that have been consulted in undertaking analyses and in concluding.
  • Representation and Coordination – 15% The PMS PMI SCSC also acts as a key liaison for strategic PMI issues and identifies both shirts, mid and long range achievable and sustainable strategies for improvement of malaria supply chain activities within the health sector of Nigeria. The focus is on decentralized areas and also represents USAID, the USG, and the broader USAID health program at high-level meetings as well as seminars and conferences on topics related to malaria. The holder of this position also serves as USG point of contact to liaise with FMoH and SOMS to the coordination of supply chain systems support, supply planning, forecasting, quantification, and programming as well as participation in key technologies for a related supply chain and commodity management at the FMoH, SOMS, Ministry of [Finance, Economic Development], and among key donors involved in the supply chain.
Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements
  • No undue physical demands are requested for the work
  • For the educational requirements, candidates are required to have at least a master; degree or the local equivalent in Pharmaceutical Studies, Supply Chain Management, Economics, Business Administration, International Health, Health Planning, or Public Health.
Evaluations
  • Education: 10 points
  • Prior Work Experience: 20 points
  • Job Knowledge: 30 points
  • Language Proficiency: 10 points
  • Skills and abilities: 30 points

There will be no score for applications that do not meet the required minimum qualifications. Candidates who meet the qualifications as required for the above position will be given an evaluation based on information that is presented in the application. the right to conduct interviews with the top-ranked shortlisted candidates are reserved by USAID. The interview will be one of the determining factors in the final selection if it is conducted.

Only successful candidates will receive reference checks. It should be stated in the application letter if the candidate does not wish USAID to contact a current employer for a reference check.

Qualifications
  • Prior Work Experience: The candidate applying for this post is expected to have at least seven years of substantive and progressively, responsible professional experience working in the pharmaceutical supply chain, malaria commodity, and logistics management. At least seven years of project design, management, and implementation concerning supply chain and/or health commodities management should be a part of the candidate’s working experience.
  • The requirement of Supply chain experience working with the Government of Nigeria at the national, state, and/or facility level. There is a requirement for experience in measurement monitoring & evaluation of international health programs, including quantitative and qualitative research. Requirement for. Prior experience collaborating with and/or working for key donors, major supply chain organizations, development partners, or Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). There is a requirement for demonstrated experience in strategic planning, as well as working in close collaboration with donor groups, government agencies, NGOs, and implementing partners on malaria and/or other health programs. candidate must be a member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria.
Job Knowledge
  • There is inclusion for Knowledge of national supply chain management systems and health service delivery in the public and private sector in Nigeria but it is not limited to procurement, warehousing and distribution, receipt and ordering of commodities, supply planning, quantification, and use of supply chain management information and management systems.
  • There is a requirement for Specialized knowledge of the public health aspects of managing specialized pharmaceuticals, logistics programs, and evidence-based practices and policies (for pharmacological management in particular) from the Knowledge of the principles, concepts, techniques, and best practices in project management, evaluation, reporting, and budgeting. A candidate is expected to possess a Good understanding of health systems specifically that is related to development challenges and opportunities in Nigeria. A candidate is required to have extensive knowledge of malaria, maternal, and child health programs in Nigeria. There is also a requirement for a Solid understanding of donor engagement in supporting health systems strengthening efforts and health commodities from candidates.
  • To ensure effective team relations, a candidate is required to possess strong interpersonal and intercultural skills. To interpret organizational policies and best practices in supply chain systems and commodities, a candidate is required to have strong communication and negotiation skills to interpret organizational policies and best practices in supply chain systems and commodities. To work with numerous teams, identifying priority actions and taking initiative for follow-through, advanced computer skills in Excel, word processing, database management, and statistical packages, it is required that candidates have Management and organizational skills.
Skills and Abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with government technical officers, donors, and counterparts. Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks and competing priorities. Ability to present information, analyses, and recommendations in clear written and oral formats. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required to prepare regular and ad hoc reports, activity documentation, and briefing papers.
  • Ability to work in a team and interagency environment and with a broad range of collaborators.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment to test and define data requirements and use cases is a must. Proven ability to work in a dynamic and agile environment with changing requirements and priorities. Demonstrated ability to take direction to iteratively define and implement solutions as requirements are being identified and finalized.
  • Demonstrated ability to support policy development, interpretation, and implementation concerning health supply chain and health-related programs. Ability to work independently to manage several activities at once and work under pressure to meet deadlines. Management and organizational skills to work with numerous teams, identifying priority actions, and taking initiative if the follow-through is needed.
  • Ability to navigate and manage politically sensitive issues. Excellent computer skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Skills related to logistics management software (e.g. Pipeline, Quantimed, FAST Tool) are desirable. Certification in supply chain management desirable but not required.
Language Proficiency
  • Level IV (fluent) English oral and writing ability is required.
Other Information
  • USAID Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR), Appendix J, “Direct USAID Contracts With a Cooperating Country National and with a Third Country National for Personal Services Abroad,” including contract clause “General Provisions,” available at https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/documents/1868/aidar_0.pdf
  • Contract Cover Page form AID 309-1 available at https://www.usaid.gov/forms
  • Acquisition & Assistance Policy Directives/Contract Information Bulletins (AAPDs/CIBs) for Personal Services Contracts with Individuals available at http://www.usaid.gov/work-usaid/aapds-cibs
  • Ethical Conduct. By the acceptance of a USAID personal services contract as an individual, the contractor will be acknowledging receipt of the “Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch,” available from the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, following General Provision 2 and 5 CFR 2635.  See https://www.oge.gov/web/oge.nsf/OGE%20Regulations
USAID is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • USAID Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR), Appendix J, “Direct USAID Contracts With a Cooperating Country National and with a Third Country National for Personal Services Abroad,” including contract clause “General Provisions,” available at https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/documents/1868/aidar_0.pdf
  • Contract Cover Page form AID 309-1 available at https://www.usaid.gov/forms
  • Acquisition & Assistance Policy Directives/Contract Information Bulletins (AAPDs/CIBs) for Personal Services Contracts with Individuals available at http://www.usaid.gov/work-usaid/aapds-cibs
  • Ethical Conduct. By the acceptance of a USAID personal services contract as an individual, the contractor will be acknowledging receipt of the “Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch,” available from the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, following General Provision 2 and 5 CFR 2635.  See https://www.oge.gov/web/oge.nsf/OGE%20Regulations
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency
Marketing Statement
  • USAID is an independent Federal Government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State. With headquarters in Washington, D.C., USAID fosters transformational development around the world. Our work supports economic growth and trade; agriculture and the environment; education and training; democracy and governance; global health; global partnerships and humanitarian assistance. We operate in the following regions of the world: Afghanistan and Pakistan, Africa (all of Africa), Asia, Europe and Eurasia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East.
  • Visit http://www.usaid.gov for more information about USAID
Taxes
  • The Mission emphasizes to its employees the fact that they are obliged to observe Nigerian Laws, including those concerning income and related tax obligations. Payment of such taxes is a matter between the individual employee and the Nigerian Government. In the absence of a specific international agreement, the U.S. Government will not withhold local taxes from an employee’s salary
Salary
  • NGN15,890,203
  • USD $58,186
Benefits and Other Info
Benefits

The following benefits and allowances are normally authorized by the PSC as a matter of policy and as appropriate:

  • Health Insurance
  • Annual Salary Increase (if applicable)
  • Annual and Sick leave
  • Annual Bonus
As applicable:
  • Transportation Allowance
  • Meal Allowance
  • Miscellaneous Allowance
  • Housing Allowance
How to Apply

If you meet the criteria listed above then apply via this link

Application Closing Date
  • 12th January 2021
Important Notice
  • Eligible applicants are required to complete this on-line application process and submit any applicable required documents by 11:59 p.m. GMT on the closing date of this announcement.
  • Please note that all required documents must be received by the closing date online and that we will determine your eligibility and qualifications based solely on the material received by the closing date
Required Documents
  • Current Resume
  • Relevant Certificates
  • NYSC Certificate
  • University Degree Certificate
  • List of References
Next Steps
  • After the closing date for receipt of applications, all applications will initially be screened for conformity with minimum requirements, and a shortlist of applicants developed. Applications from candidates who do not meet the required selection criteria will not be considered.
  • A committee will be convened to review the shortlisted applications and evaluate them following the evaluation criteria as stated above. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No response will be sent to unsuccessful applicants.
  • For More Info: HR Section 000-000-0000 HRNigeria@state.gov

– Electrical Maintenance Worker

  • Location: Lagos
  • Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
  • Series / Grade: LE – 1210 6
  • Work Schedule: Full-time – 48 hours per week
  • Promotion Potential: LE-6
Overview
  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to the successful completion of the probationary period
  • Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (6 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
  • Supervisory Position: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required: Not Required
Who May Apply / Clarification From the Agency
  • For USEFM – FP is 8. Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C. All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Marketing Statement
  • We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply
Duties
  • Working in the Facility Management section of the Consulate, the incumbent carries out scheduled and unscheduled electrical preventive maintenance and repair work to all mission buildings and facilities including residential owned and leased properties.
  • Repairs malfunctioning electrical systems and ensures that all takes are completed following applicable codes and manufacture’s recommendations.
Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements:
  • Education Requirements: Completion of Secondary School or received a high school diploma
  • Experience: Minimum of three years of experience in the repair and maintenance of electrical systems, equipment, and components experience as an electrical apprentice of the installer is required.
  • Job Knowledge: Maintenance and repair of power and lighting circuits associated with switchboards and control gear in single-phase and polyphase systems are required.
  • Minor component replacement and repairs of motors, generators, controls, and recording instruments.
  • Electrical testing procedures in circuitry and control devices to monitor, diagnose faults, determine continuity.
  • Insulation resistance, impedance, and capacity levels, all in accordance.
  • Reading and working from engineering drawings, specifications, electrical schematics, control circuits, and material list.
Evaluations
  • This may be tested. Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.
  • Language: Limited knowledge Reading/Writing/Speaking English.
Skills And Abilities
  • Communication and interpersonal skills to answer queries from end-users.
  • Ability to work as a part of a team, work under pressure, and a tight schedule.
  • A flexible approach to work shifts and answer emergency calls at all hours.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.
Qualifications
  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
Benefits and Other Info
Benefits:

Agency Benefits:

  • Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Lagos, Nigeria may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.
  • For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.
  • The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office
Other Information
  • Hiring Preference Selection Process: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.
Hiring Preference Order
  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  • AEFM / USEFM
  • FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **
Important
  • Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification. A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted for the preference to be given.
  • This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.
  • click this link for more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and additional employment considerations.
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.
Salary
  • NGN4,834,097
  • $33,685
How to Apply

If you meet the above-listed criteria, apply via this link.

Application Closing Date

12th January 2021

Important Notice
  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance.
  • To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.
Required Documents
  • If a candidate is to be considered qualified based on education, he/she is required to submit the requested diploma and/or transcripts as verification of educational requirements. This is to be submitted by the closing date for the announcement. A candidate who failed to provide the information as requested will not be considered for the position
  • Residency and/or Work Permit
  • Secondary Certificate
  • Driver’s License
For EFMs, in addition to the above
  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)
Next Steps
  • There will be contact via email for applicants who have been invited to take a language test or skills test or who have been selected for an interview.
  • Contact the Human Resources Office for further information on the complete description listing all the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc.
  • Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Lagos, Nigeria.
  • For More Info: HR Section 09-461-4000 HRNigeria@state.gov

– Public Health Specialist (Treatment)

  • Location: Abuja
  • Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
  • Series / Grade: LE – 0550 11
  • Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
  • Promotion Potential: LE-11
  • Slots: 2
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to the successful completion of the probationary period
Marketing Statement
  • Before applying, you are encouraged to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees.
Summary
  • The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (40 hours per week)
  • Start Date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (6 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
  • Supervisory Position: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required: 50% or less
  • Job holder routinely travels to CDC project sites and facilities to monitor prevention activities.
  • 25-30% of the time will be spent on local and international travel for site visits, workshops, training, conference, etc.
Duties
  • The incumbent is a senior project manager and key public health advisor on treatment to the Branch Chief and Team Lead.
  • The holder of this position will be responsible for making provision for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), contributing leadership to the planning of a national program of care and treatment for People Living with HIV (PLHIV), giving assistance in the development and coordination of assessment activities, and establishing the program’s guidelines, procedures, and strategies.
  • This position provides the CDC office with the necessary public health leadership and medical expertise to manage CDC sponsored care and treatment activities.
  • The incumbent assures collaboration among PEPFAR Nigeria partners involved in HIV/AIDS care and treatment programs and takes the lead in promoting the use of internationally recognized best practices in care and treatment among PEPFAR sponsored programs in Nigeria.
  • The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that CDC-Nigeria’s implementing partners achieve extremely ambitious targets for care and treatment over the next few years.
Qualifications and Evaluations
Experience Requirements
  • Minimum of five years of public health experience in the management of HIV treatment programs at local, state, or international levels that entails responsibility for evaluation of program activities.
  • Experience in developing, implementing, and evaluating HIV/AIDS care and treatment programs that involve coordination with an international agency or implementing partner.
  • Additional one (1) year experience at the managerial level is required.
Job Knowledge
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience in HIV / AIDS treatment are required. Thorough public health knowledge of current HIV / AIDS issues is required. – Strong skills in the clinical management of HIV / AIDS. – Comprehensive knowledge of the host government health care system and structures including familiarity with MOH policies, program priorities, and regulations is required
  • In-depth knowledge of USG HIV / AIDS public health programs, strategies, methods, processes, and techniques used to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate results of treatment programs is required.
  • Good working knowledge of team management techniques to plan, organize and direct multi-disciplinary project teams and activities and overall administrative requirements, budgeting, and fiscal management in support of contracts / cooperative agreements/grants/purchase requisitions are required.
Education Requirements
  • MD or MBBS is required. Also, a Postgraduate Degree in Public Health (MPH) or MSc, or post-graduate Medical Fellowship in Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Pediatrics or Public Health is required.
Evaluations
  • This may be tested. Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.
Language
  • Fluency in speaking/Reading/Writing English is required.
Skills and Abilities
  • Strong oral and written communications skills are required.
  • The ability to analyze, understand and discuss new program design, management, and implementation approaches is required. This includes the development of evaluation designs, the use of reliable and valid instruments, and methods for data collection, analysis, and reports.
  • The ability to lead project teams and workgroups and to develop effective working relationships with national and international working partners is required. Strong skills with the interpretation of program monitoring and evaluation of data are required. The incumbent will be expected to exercise considerable ingenuity and tact in applying guidelines to unique and different settings.
  • The incumbent will also be expected to exercise considerable innovation during his/her attempts to influence other collaborative organizations engaged in HIV/AIDS care and treatment programs to adopt appropriate strategies for their program activities.
  • The incumbent should possess standard computer skills with experience/training for word processing and spreadsheets, and databases, and the ability to produce documents with graphical representation. Position requires good keyboard skills with speed and accuracy.
  • Strong skills with the interpretation of program monitoring and evaluations of data are required.
  • Experience with researching study design, implementation, data analysis, and report writing is required evidenced by at least two publications related to HIV Care and Treatment in peer review journals.
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.
Qualifications
  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications
Other Information

Hiring Preference Selection Process:

  • Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below
  • Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.
Hiring Preference Order:
  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  • AEFM / USEFM
  • FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights
Important
  • Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.
  • A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant.
  • The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain:
  • The military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and
  • The character of service. Acceptable documentation must be submitted for the preference to be given.

This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and additional employment considerations, click this link 

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance.

Salary
  • N15,890,203; USD58,186 annually
Benefits
  • Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Abuja, Nigeria may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.
  • For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.
  • The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.
How to Apply

If you meet the eligibility criteria listed above, click this link to apply

Application Closing Date

4th January 2021

Required Documents
  • To qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested diploma and/or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement
  • If you fail to provide the requested information or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.
Residency and/or Work Permit (if applicable)
  • Degree (not transcript)
  • NYSC Certificate
  • Certificate or License
For EFMs, in addition to the above
  • Copy of Orders / Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)
Next Steps
  • Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.
  • For further information – the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.
  • Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Abuja, Nigeria.

– Travel Assistant

  • Location: Lagos
  • Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
  • Series / Grade: LE – 0910 7
  • Promotion Potential: LE-7
  • Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Overview
  • Hiring Path: Open to the public. For USEFM – FP is 7. Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
  • Who May Apply / Clarification From the Agency: All Interested Applicants / All Sources
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to the successful completion of the probationary period
  • Marketing Statement: You are encouraged to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before applying via this link
Summary
  • The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (40 hours per week)
  • Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (6 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
  • Supervisory Position: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required: Not Required
Duties
  • Under the supervision of the Travel Supervisor, the incumbent performs a full range of travel services for all agencies at the Consulate.
  • Handles problems with airport officials, expeditors, airline officials, and other contacts.
  • Directs VIP travel arrangements in coordination with the Control Officer, Management, and other Embassy / Consulate offices.
  • The Travel Assistant serves as back-up to the Travel Supervisor
Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements:
  • Experience: Three (3) years of progressively responsible secretarial/administrative and travel experience is required.
Job Knowledge
  • Good knowledge of airline reservations and ticketing practices is required.
  • Detailed knowledge of USG travel regulations (3 and 6 FAM) to determine eligibility for travel is required.
  • Good working knowledge of host country travel businesses including airlines, hotels, and restaurants is required.
  • Must have a working knowledge of host country immigration practices and basic knowledge of international travel requirements.
Education Requirements
  • Education: Two-year college/university in general studies is required.
Evaluations
  • These may be tested. Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.
Language
  • Advanced level in Speaking / Writing / Reading English is required
Skills and Abilities
  • Must have a valid Nigerian driver’s license to be able to self-drive consulate vehicles to airline offices, diplomatic missions, and other locations as needed.
  • Must have excellent customer relations skills.
  • Must have accounting and billing skills as well as report writing skills.
  • Ability to deal with a wide range of post employees, family members, visitors, travel/airline agents, and the general public with tact, confidence, and efficiency is required.
  • Must possess good organizational skills.
  • Must also deal with State Protocol staff, Immigration Officers, and the staff at other diplomatic missions with the courtesies required by local customs.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Suites.
  • Must possess good numerical skills.
  • Typing skills with speed and accuracy is required.
  • Must demonstrate excellent time management and customer service skills.
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.
Qualifications
  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
Benefits and Other Info
Agency Benefits:
  • Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Abuja, Nigeria may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.
  • For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.
  • The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.
Other Information
  • Hiring Preference Selection Process: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.
Hiring Preference Order
  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  • AEFM / USEFM
  • FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights
 Important:
  • Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification. A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant.
  • The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. Acceptable documentation must be submitted for the preference to be given.
  • ** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.
  • For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and additional employment considerations, click this link 
Salary
  • NGN 6,455,212 / USD $37,680 annually.

How to Apply

Apply via this link if you meet the eligibility criteria

Application Closing Date

31st December 2020

Application Procedures and Notice
  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance.
  • To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.
Required Documents
  • To qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested diploma and/or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide the requested information or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.
  • Residency and/or Work Permit (If applicable)
  • University Transcript
  • Degree (Not Transcript)
  • NYSC Certificate
  • Driver’s License
For EFMs, in addition to the above:
  • Copy of Orders / Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • Certificate or License
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)
Next Steps:
  • Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.
  • For further information – the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.
  • Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Abuja, Nigeria.

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