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

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

Job Title: Administrative Assistant – All Interested Candidates

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Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-055
Location: Lagos
Series/Grade: LE – 0105 7
Promotion Potential: LE-7
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 07.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • All Interested Applicants / All Sources
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

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.
  • Travel Required: Not Required

Duties

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  • The incumbent assists Commercial Counselor and Commercial Attaché in all secretarial-related tasks, including setting up appointments with high level officials, trade associations and other Embassies, and in keeping the Counselor’s detailed diary up to the minute.
  • Handles domestic and international travel requirements for two American officers as well as nine LE Staff members.
  • Prepares time and attendance for two American and local staff of nine.
  • S/he is the holder of a $20,000 Department of Commerce purchase card and is responsible for all government purchase card transactions.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements
Education Requirements:

  • College (2 years) or Post-Secondary School is required.

Experience:  

  • Two years’ experience in office management as a secretary/administrative assistant is required.

Evaluations:

  • This may be tested.  Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.

Language:

  • Fluent speaking/reading/writing English is required .

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Organizing and administrative skills.
  • Ability to maintain schedules, coordinate extensive travel arrangements (including obtaining additional verifications related to security);
  • Ability to stay calm and tactful under pressure and constraints; and composition of non-technical correspondence and maintenance of filing system is required.
  • Typing ability (40 wpm) and advanced computer skills with standard office software, including Microsoft Office and Outlook is required.

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:

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  • 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 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:

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  • 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 in order 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 for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

Marketing Statement:

Salary
NGN 6,455,212 ($38,056) / Annum

Application Closing Date
7th May, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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Important Information

  • 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:

  • In order 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 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
    • Degree (not transcript) and/or
    • University Transcripts

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 Lagos, Nigeria.
  • For More Info: HR Section 09-461-4000 [email protected]





Job Title: Expediter – All Interested Candidates (Travel Expediter)

Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-054
Location: Lagos
Series/Grade: LE – 0910 6
Promotion Potential: LE-6
Work Schedule: Full-time – 48 hour per week
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos

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Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 08.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • All Interested Applicants / All Sources
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

Summary

  • The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (48 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 .
  • Travel Required: Not Required

Duties

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  • Under the supervision of the Travel Supervisor, the incumbent assists with all travel arrangements as necessary for mission personnel.
  • Performs general expediter services of all U.S. Agencies personnel and visitors.
  • Meets arriving and departing U.S. Mission personnel at the International and Domestic terminals in the airport.
  • Facilitate passenger arrivals and departures through check-in, customs, immigration, and luggage areas.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Education Requirements:

  • Completion of Secondary School is required.

Experience:  

  • Three (3) years progressively responsible experience as an airport expediter, or providing protocol or airline logistics-related services is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Good working knowledge of standard airline travel regulations and policies is required.
  • Good working knowledge of Customs, Immigration and Port Health authority’s procedures for clearing cargo/and navigation within the airport is required.

Evaluations:

  • This may be tested. Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.

Language:

  • Good working knowledge in speaking/reading/writing English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Word processing and spreadsheet programs is required.
  • Must have strong drafting skills to draft correspondence to Embassies, airlines and hotels. Must be able to use radio network, laptop and/or tablet.
  • Must be able to interact professionally with all level at all times (American personnel, airport authorities, hotels etc.) 

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 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:

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  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  • AEFM / USEFM
  • FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

Important

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  • 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 in order 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 for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

Marketing Statement:

Salary
NGN 5,800,916 ($34,021) / Annum

Application Closing Date
6th May, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Important Information

  • 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:
In order 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 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
  • Secondary School Certificat

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 Lagos, Nigeria.
  • For More Info: HR Section 09-461-4000 [email protected]

Job Title: Computer Management Assistant – All Interested Candidates

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Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-053
Location: Lagos
Series/Grade: LE – 1805 8
Promotion Potential: LE-8
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 5/1.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • All Interested Applicants / All Sources
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

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.
  • Travel Required: Not Required

Duties

  • Under the supervision of the Senior Computer Management Specialist, incumbent works as the Computer Management Assistant responsible for overall day-to-day operations, coordination, and management of all aspects of post’s unclassified processing system, peripherals, and integrated software platforms.  
  • Plans for feasibility assessment, design, specification, programming, implementation, testing and evaluation that include project plans, schedules, and time/cost estimates.
  • Provides systems automation, troubleshooting, maintenance, technical support, and management of advisory services.
  • Supervises three subordinate systems LE staff.
  • Responsible for providing daily guidance, coordination of systems, functions of management, and support services in the Consulate and three remote sites for Information Systems Center.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements
Education Requirements:

  • University degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Electronics is required.

Experience:  

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  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Computer Operations, Programming, Network Operations, or Maintenance and Repair or a combination thereof.

Job Knowledge:

  • Complete knowledge of computer equipment, standard business work processes and management principles, emphasizing strong customer support, and trouble-shooting techniques for Information Technology is required.
  • Complete knowledge of mobile device platforms (Blackberry, Apple iPhone, and Android) and their operating system is required.

Evaluations:

  • This may be tested. Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.

Language:

  • Fluent in Reading/Writing/Speaking English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

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  • Ability to troubleshoot, diagnose technical problems, and resolve software errors is required.
  • Communications skills are required.
  • Managerial abilities to administer and maintain Windows Server 2008, 2012, Exchange 2016, Windows 7 and Windows 10, LANs, WANs and Network infrastructure based on standard Guidelines, formal instructions to new users and ability to interface with personnel at all levels is required.
  • Ability to plan, develop, package and conduct end-user training on diverse application areas including Microsoft Office software suite is required.

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

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 in order 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 for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

Marketing Statement:

Salary
NGN 8,664,538 ($42,570) / Annum

Application Closing Date
6th May, 2021.

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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR TOP JOBS OF THE WEEK

Important Information

  • 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:
In order 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 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
  • Degree (not transcript)
  • NYSC Certificate

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)
  • Certificate or license

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 Lagos, Nigeria.
  • For More Info: HR Section 09-461-4000 [email protected]

Job Title: Supervisory Human Resources Assistant – All Interested Candidates

Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-045RA
Location: Lagos
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Series/Grade: LE – 0305 9
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-9

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 5.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • All Interested Applicants / All Sources
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

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: Yes
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required: Not Required

Duties

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  • The position directly supervises one Human Resources (HR) Assistant, FSN-08. Provides full scope of Locally Employed Staff (LE staff)/Personal Service Agreement (PSA) human resources support service to State offices and other agencies involving over 350 LE Staff.
  • Oversees work performed by subordinate in providing personnel support services to over 80 assigned officers.
  • Provides Lagos Consulate General recruitment function support. Assists in providing regional support services to assigned posts.
  • Assist in administering the Mission Incentive Awards (Lagos) and FSN training programs (Lagos).
  • Position is directly supervised by the Deputy Human Resources Officer.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Education Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required.

Requirements:

  • Experience: Five years of progressively responsible experience in human resources management with additional six months as a supervisory level is required.

Evaluations:

  • Language: Advanced fluency in speaking/reading/writing of English is required. This may be tested.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to deal with personnel at all levels of the U.S. Mission and outside organizations is required. Must have good counselling skills.
  • Must be tactful, possess good judgement and be able to maintain effective working relationship with employees and American/FSN supervisors.
  • Good keyboard and computer skills with emphasis on accuracy is required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office is required for daily work with excel, word, outlook and publisher.

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:

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  • 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:

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  • 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 in order 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 for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

Marketing Statement:

Salary
N10,908,677 ($47,619)

Application Closing Date
4th May, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Important Infomation

  • 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
In order 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 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 Lagos, Nigeria.
  • For More Info: HR Section – 09-461-4000 ; [email protected]

Job Title: Title: Logistician – U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs)

Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-052
Location: Lagos
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Series / Grade: FP – 0805 7
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential:  FP-7

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 07.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) – All Agencies
  • Security Clearance Required: Secret
  • Appointment Type: Temporary
  • Appointment Type Details: Definite not to Exceed (5 years)

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: 25% or less
  • Travel is required which may include Danger Posts

Duties

  • The incumbent Provides technical security support and services to posts in its respective geographic region.
  • Manages the ESC / ESO inventory and is responsible for supply chain management, logistics operations, procurement, and inventory reconciliation of technical systems and equipment maintained by the ESC/ESO at its post of residence and constituent posts throughout the region.
  • Assists with office administrative duties, travel arrangements, and tracking the office travel budget.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of High School, Secondary School or equivalent academic qualification is required.

Experience:  

  • Minimum of three (3) years of logistics and/or administrative experience gained in an office setting is required.

Evaluations:

  • This may be tested. Please specify in your application your level of proficiency in the language listed.

Language:  

  • Fluent in English language is required.

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

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:  

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  • 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 in order 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 for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

Marketing Statement:

Salary
$38,056 / Annum

Application Closing Date
28th April, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Important Infomation

  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Secret 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
In order 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 requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.

  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • High School Diploma
  • 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 Lagos, Nigeria.
  • For More Info: HR Section 09-461-4000; [email protected]

Job Title: USAID Development Program Specialist

Announcement Number: Abuja – 2021 – 047
Location: Abuja
Series / Grade: LE – 4005 10
Work Schedule: Full-time – Work Schedule is 40hrs per week
Promotion Potential: LE-10

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply / Clarification From the Agency: Open to Internal Candidates Only (Current Mission Employees only).
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Five (5) years renewable, estimated to start on or after August 2021.
  • Supervisory Position: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required: Occasional Travel, Incumbent is required to perform work-related travels.

Summary

  • The Development Program Specialist (DPS) position is located in the Program Office (PRO) and serves under the supervision of the Senior Program Development Specialist.
  • The incumbent’s serves as the PRO backstop for one or more of USAID/Nigeria’s Technical Offices (TOs), ensuring that projects and activities support the Mission’s Development Objectives in compliance with applicable policies. 
  • The incumbent supports one or more of the TOs throughout the program cycle. 

Duties
Strategic Planning, Project and Activity Design and Implementation (55%):

  • Supports research and analysis for strategic planning efforts, including the Country Development Cooperation Strategy, Integrated Country Strategy, or the implementation of other USAID strategies and priorities.
  • Supports Project Design processes, ensuring compliance with requirements of relevant sections of the ADS and related Mission Orders.
  • Supports technical offices with Activity Design, ensuring adherence to project specifications and compliance with requirements of relevant sections of the ADS and related Mission Orders.

Budget Planning and Management (25%):

  • Supports preparing or drafting annual budget requests and reports, which may include the Mission Resource Request, Congressional Budget Justification, Operational Plan, and Congressional Notifications. S/he will also support the update of prior years’ Operational Plans as needed.
  • Supports the Senior Development Program Specialist with other Mission Financial Management tasks relating to the obligation of funds, tracking of Host Country Contributions, and updating various USAID financial databases and the Ministry of Budget and National Planning’s Development Assistance Database. update of prior year’s Operational Plans as needed.
  • Supports the Senior Program Development Specialist in tracking, completing, and managing pre-obligation requirements.

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) (20%):

  • Supports the Portfolio Review and other processes to monitor and assess activity progress and achievement of development strategic objectives.
  • Assists technical offices with the annual Performance Plan and Report.
  • Assists in ensuring monitoring and evaluation is occurring and recorded appropriately, including data input into the Mission’s tracking system.
  • Participates in site visits to support activity monitoring and management.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Education Requirements:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Economics, Statistics, Project Management, Law, Health Sciences, Public Administration, Political Science, Business, International Development is required.
  • Prior Work Experience: Minimum three (3) years of progressive responsibilities in project and activity design, implementation, and/or reporting is required.
  • Physical Demands: The work requested does not involve undue physical demands.

Job Knowledge: 

  • The PDS must have a good understanding of USAID or similar project and activity design requirements. Sound knowledge of the concepts, principles, techniques, and practices of development assistance is required. Knowledge of host-country economic, social, cultural, and political characteristics is required.
  • The PDS will be required to be proactive in keeping abreast of evolving USAID guidelines and policies which affect Mission activities within the ADS, Mission Orders, Mission Notices, USG Procurement regulations, Operational Plan, Foreign Assistance guidance, and USAID Program Strategy and Policy Documents.

Skills and Abilities:

  • The PDS must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills in order to: 1) facilitate productive professional relationships within USAID’s culturally diverse team environment; 2) work calmly, tactfully, and effectively under pressure; 3) demonstrate extraordinary flexibility; and 4) effectively manage multiple tasks at the same time. Customer service skills and the ability to explain complex guidance in a manner that empowers others is required, as well as demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with other team members and units.
  • The ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, is necessary. The ability to obtain, evaluate, and interpret factual data and to prepare precise, accurate, and complete reports is necessary. The ability to recognize significant developments and trends reflected from collected data and bring it to the attention of supervisors is required.
  • Proficiency in computer skills and database management is required to effectively operate in this position. The PDS must be able to draft clear reports and briefing documents in English under short deadlines.
  • A high level of analytical skill and sound judgment is required. Must be capable of supervising and training Accounting Technicians. Must be able to maintain effective working relations with American and CCN personnel in USAID and other USG Agencies at post and local business organizations. Must be able to carry out all duties and responsibilities with minimum supervision.

Language Proficiency:

  • Level IV English language proficiency, reading, speaking, and writing, is required.

Evaluations:

  • Knowledge: 10 points
  • Skills and Abilities: 10 points
  • Communication and Language skills: 10 points
  • Interview Performance: 70 points.

Applications that do not meet the required minimum qualifications will not be scored. Candidates meeting the required qualifications for the position will be evaluated based on information presented in the application. USAID reserves the right to conduct interviews with the top ranked short-listed candidates. If the interview is conducted, the interview will be one of the determining factors in the final selection.

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Reference checks will be made only for the successful candidate. If a candidate does not wish USAID to contact a current employer for a reference check, this should be stated in the application letter.

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.
  • For more information about USAID, visit http://www.usaid.gov

Usaid is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

  • All qualified candidates will be considered regardless of age, race, color, sex, creed, national origin, lawful political affiliation, non-disqualifying handicap, marital status, sexual orientation, affiliation with an employee organization, or other non-merit factor.
  • Management may consider the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.

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, in accordance with General Provision 2 and 5 CFR 2635.  See https://www.oge.gov/web/oge.nsf/OGE%20Regulations
  • PSC Ombudsman: The PSC Ombudsman serves as a resource for any Personal Services Contractor who has entered into a contract with the United States Agency for International Development and is available to provide clarity on their specific contract with the agency. Please visit our page for additional information: https://www.usaid.gov/work-usaid/personal-service-contracts-ombudsman. The PSC Ombudsman may be contacted via: [email protected].

Taxes:

  • The Mission emphasize to its employees of 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.

Job Title: USAID Administrative Management Assistant

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-049
Location: Abuja
Series/Grade: LE – 4005 8
Work Schedule: Full-time – Work Schedule is 40hrs per week
Promotion Potential: LE-8

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For definitions use URL www.usaid.gov/ads/policy/glossary
    • Current Mission Nigeria Employees only
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details:
  • Five (5) years renewable, estimated to start on or after August 2021

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.

For more information about USAID, visit http://www.usaid.gov

Summary

  • The Administrative Management Assistant performs a variety of office management, operational, and administrative services in support of the overall Executive Office functions and serves as the office management specialist to the Supervisory Executive Officer. 
  • The incumbent is responsible for the efficient management of the daily schedule of the Executive Officers ensuring that business appointments and commitments are efficiently and effectively fulfilled.

Duties
Operational support: 55%

  • The incumbent coordinates logistical planning and implementation of designated Mission wide programs and special events.
  • Creates a database of service providers, venues, and contacts to facilitate smooth, efficient, and successful realization of designated events. Serves as the main POC for event setup and coordination.
  • Provides the necessary oversight and control over vendors selected to provide services at designated events.
  • Participates in drafting Scopes of Work (SOW) for the Mission’s special events and programs. Designs and develops documentation required for successful event planning (e.g. checklists) and implementation. Estimates and prepares budgets and drafts budget notes, and creates a final report detailing the event planning, outcome, and financial requirements.
  • The incumbent researches and interprets ADS, AIDAR, FAM and FAR and other relevant USG policies and regulations to provide accurate, up to date policy authority references for EXO functions.
  • This research supports travel, procurement and general service operations requiring clarity on authorization parameters and/or for file documentation.
  • The incumbent directly supervises CCN Roving Secretaries. Provides direction, mentorship, and on-the-job training (OJT) for achieving full level administrative support service mastery. Develops an Individual Development Plan for the Roving Secretary to ensure his/her professional success.
  • The incumbent manages the coverage support provided by the Roving Secretary to ensure equitable coverage is provided to all clients.
  • Requests 360 performance input from serviced offices which is then used for the annual employee performance assessment as well as to inform the preparation of employee’s training and development plans.

Office management and administrative duties: 35%

  • Transmits instructions on behalf of the Supervisory Executive Officer to staff members, follows-up with staff members to ensure that commitments are met, and keeps the S/EXO informed of current plans and activities.
  • Tracks important documents, particularly those requiring urgent attention, to assure they are properly assigned for action and that concerned action offices are engaged. The incumbent maintains control of all EXO correspondence, mail, and documents, and establishes and maintains computerized tracking systems to track EXO actions.
  • Independently drafts correspondence for approval and responds to routine correspondence within area of authority.
  • Prepares official correspondence for EXO signature, and arranges for prompt delivery of correspondence. Screens and prioritizes received mail ensuring that the EXO can deal with matters that require his/her personal attention.
  • Maintains a superior knowledge of English grammar, spelling, punctuation, formatting, and diplomatic protocol requirements.
  • Eliminates typographical and grammatical errors from outgoing correspondence, ensures conformance with the Agency and Mission formatting procedures and special instructions, and reviews to ensure that all relevant information is included.
  • The position serves as central repository and custodian for USAID/Nigeria policy and procedural documents such as Mission Orders (MO). Participates in annual review of MOs for continued necessity, compliance with related regulation revisions and for any needed revisions related to changes at the Mission. Mission Orders are policy documents and as such the editing rights and authorization to update are limited to the incumbent’s position only.
  • The incumbent maintains and upkeeps the list of current MOs, ensures that updated MOs are uploaded on the Mission intranet, and maintains hard copies in binders for backup.
  • During the new employee check-in process, the incumbent provides orientation to new staff on MOs. Using standard guidelines and in conjunction with other staff, the incumbent finalizes policy documents such as Mission Orders, Mission Notices, and updates existing notices ensuring accuracy, timeliness, and completeness of all documents.

Files and records management: 10%

  •  Serves as the main file custodian for the Executive Office. Using standards set by USAID/W, establishes, and maintains working and subject files, following the Records and Management regulations.
  • The files are labeled with appropriate information of the file name, fiscal year and description. Following the disposition schedule ADS Chapter 502, and in liaison with the C&R team lead, the incumbent is responsible for archiving and/or retiring closed files.
  • Prepares and upkeeps the file index list to facilitate timely retrieval of information required for decision making as well as storage of documents.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements:

  • Physical Demands: The work requested does not involve undue physical demands.

 Education Requirements:

  • Minimum of a 2 years College / University Studies Education qualification in Public or Business Administration, Social Sciences or Office Management is required.

Evaluations:

  • Applicants who clearly meet the minimum Education, Experience and basic eligibility requirements will be further evaluated based on scoring of the Evaluation Factors listed below. The highest-ranking applicants may be selected for an interview.
    • Knowledge: 10 points
    • Skills and abilities: 10 points
    • Communication and Language skills: 10 points
    • Interview Performance: 70 points
  • Applications that do not meet the required minimum qualifications will not be scored. Candidates meeting the required qualifications for the position will be evaluated based on information presented in the application. USAID reserves the right to conduct interviews with the top ranked short-listed candidates. If the interview is conducted, the interview will be one of the determining factors in the final selection.
  • Reference checks will be made only for the successful candidate. If a candidate does not wish USAID to contact a current employer for a reference check, this should be stated in the application letter.
  • USAID is an Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will be considered regardless of age, race, color, sex, creed, national origin, lawful political affiliation, non-disqualifying handicap, marital status, sexual orientation, affiliation with an employee organization, or other non-merit factor. Management may consider the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.

Prior Work Experience:

  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience as an office manager, event planner, administrative/executive/general services assistant, or secretary working in an international organization, non-governmental, or government agency in an English-speaking environment is required.
  • Experience in procurement, general services, and records management is required.

Job Knowledge:  

  • Above-average competency and knowledge of personal computer operations and Microsoft Office Suite and associated functionality of calendar scheduling. An understanding of the social mores of the country, a good knowledge of local vendors, venues, and social event organizing.
  • Must possess a thorough understanding of principles, techniques, procedures, and practices of secretarial and office administration is required.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of USG procedures and regulations pertaining to general management and administration, the communications and records program, and USG development programs and policies.
  • Good understanding of Department of State and GoN organization, operations, and protocol requirements.
  • Must also have good working knowledge of USG mail handling procedures, instructions and of organization, functions, personnel, and practices.

Skills and Abilities:

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  • The incumbent must have advanced data collection, analysis, and presentation and communication skills.
  • The ability to obtain, evaluate and interpret factual data and prepare precise, accurate and complete reports is required. 
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and proactively work to achieve consensus on policy, project and administrative matters is required. 
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of software program applications authorized for USG use or its equivalent, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and word processing programs are a must. 
  • Must be a self-starter and have proven ability to work independently with a wide variety of individuals.
  • Must be able to maintain good work relationship with colleagues, to work harmoniously for several officers simultaneously, to receive visitors to the office and provide information or direction to personnel.
  • Skill to analyze and develop budgets and conduct basic financial analysis is required as is the ability to organize work and meet deadlines and exercise discretion when dealing with delicate or personal information.

Language Proficiency:

  • Level IV (fluent) speaking/reading/writing in English Language is required.
  • Level IV (fluent) speaking/reading/writing in one Nigerian Local Language is required.

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits
Agency Benefits:

  • As a matter of policy, and as appropriate, a PSC is normally authorized the following benefits and allowances:

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Annual Salary Increase (if applicable)
  • Annual and Sick leave
  • Annual Bonus

Allowances (as applicable):

  • Transportation Allowance
  • Meal Allowance
  • Miscellaneous Allowance
  • Housing Allowance

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, in accordance with General Provision 2 and 5 CFR 2635.  See https://www.oge.gov/web/oge.nsf/OGE%20Regulations
  • PSC Ombudsman: The PSC Ombudsman serves as a resource for any Personal Services Contractor who has entered into a contract with the United States Agency for International Development and is available to provide clarity on their specific contract with the agency. Please visit our page for additional information: https://www.usaid.gov/work-usaid/personal-service-contracts-ombudsman. The PSC Ombudsman may be contacted via: [email protected]

Taxes:

  • The Mission emphasize to its employees of 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
NGN8,664,538 annually.

Application Closing Date
24th April, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Important Information

  • 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
  • Cover Letter
  • 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 which do not meet the required selection criteria will not be considered.
  • A committee will be convened to review the shortlisted applications and evaluate them in accordance with the evaluation criteria as stated above.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No response will be sent to unsuccessful applicants.

Job Title: Dispatcher

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-048
Location: Abuja
Series / Grade: LE – 1010 5
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Work Schedule: Full-time – 48 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-5

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: For USEFM – FP is 09. Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C. / All Interested Applicants / All Sources
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

Marketing Statement:

  • We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

Summary

  • The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (48 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.

Duties

  • Basic Function of the Position – Incumbent works in Motor Pool unit of the General Services Office (GSO).
  • S/he schedules all transportation for post personnel and official visitors. 
  • Schedules work shifts, shuttles, emergency transportation and other trips to meet all transportation needs and ensure efficient operations. 
  • Able to instruct drivers and inspect for driver and vehicle appearances.  Communicates clearly by phone, radio, in emails and in person.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements:

  • Experience: Minimum of two (2) years of motor vehicle dispatcher or fleet management experience is required.
  • Job Knowledge: Good knowledge of Nigerian traffic laws and regulations is required, as well as a thorough knowledge of Nigerian streets, traffic patterns, and commonly-visited locations.

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of Secondary School or High School Diploma is required.

Evaluations:

  • This may be tested. Please specify in your application your level of proficiency in the language listed.
  • Language:  Level III (Good working knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English
  • Skills And Abilities: A valid Nigerian driver’s license is required. Strong leadership, technical,and administrative skills. Basic keyboard skills and skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook applications are 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 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:

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  • 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 in order 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 for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

Salary
NGN4,382,748 / USD $30,414 / Year

Application Closing Date
26th April, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Important Information

  • 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
In order 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 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
  • Secondary School 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:

  • 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.

Job Title: Office Management Assistant – U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs)

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-051
Location: Abuja
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Series / Grade: FP – 0120 8
Promotion Potential: FP-8
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 08.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C
    • U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) – All Agencies
  • Security Clearance Required: Top Secret
  • Appointment Type: Temporary
  • Appointment Type Details: Definite not to Exceed (5 years)

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

  • The incumbent performs clerical and administrative duties as the Office Management Assistant (OMA) for the Regional Security Office (RSO) pertaining to a multitude of RSO administrative items, both classified and unclassified.  
  • The incumbent will need to work independently and possess strong communication skills as the incumbent will be in contact with many diverse individuals on a daily basis.
  • Incumbent will require unescorted access to the Control Access Area (CAA) and a Secret security clearance for most posts, although a Top Secret clearance may be required in certain instances where Post requires it.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements
Education Requirements:

  • Completion of high school is required.

Experience:

  • Two (2) years of administrative experience which would include some of the following types of administrative duties: filing, scanning, scheduling appointments/meetings, maintaining calendars, ordering office supplies, making travel arrangements, and receiving telephone calls is required.

Evaluations:

  • This may be tested.

Language:

  • Fluent Speaking/Reading/Writing of English is required.

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

Benefits
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 in order 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 for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

Marketing Statement:

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Salary
USD $34,021

Application Closing Date
26th April, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Important Information

  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Top Secret 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:

  • In order 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 requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.
  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • Degree with transcript
  • 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.
  • For More Info: HR Section 09-461-4000; [email protected]

Job Title: Chauffeur – All Interested Candidates

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-046
Location: Abuja
Series / Grade: LE – 1015 4
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Work Schedule: Full-time – 48 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-4

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: For USEFM – FP is AA.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C. / All Interested Applicants / All Sources
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Temporary
  • Appointment Type Details: Definite not to Exceed (5 years) subject to successful completion of probationary period.

Marketing Statement:

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  • We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

Summary

  • The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (48 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.

Travel Required:

  • 75% or less
  • Applicant operates variety of vehicles including armored SUVs, armored suburban, and armored van as instructed by the DAO to transport Mission Nigeria DoD personnel including VIP visitors, TDY staff, delegations and field trips.

Duties

  • The incumbent operates safety and efficiently an unarmored U.S. Government-owned or leased motor vehicle to transport passengers and / or cargo.
  • S / he works as a messenger and administrative clerk as directed . Maintains vehicle in a clean and serviceable condition, to include cleaning the interior and exterior of the vehicle.
  • Performs basic vehicle inspection in accordance with established schedules and policies.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements:

  • Experience:  Minimum of three (3) years of experience in driving is required.
  • Job Knowledge: Good working knowledge of the city and it environments, including driving routes and traffic patterns. Must be familiar with the location of hospitals, police and fire stations within the city and its immediate surroundings.

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of Secondary School or  high school diploma

Evaluations:

  • This may be tested. Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.

Language:  

  • Limited knowledge Speaking / Reading / Writing in English is required.

Skills and Abilities Optional:

  • Must have the ability to read maps and plan driving routes.
  • Must have good verbal communication skills, and an ability to handle all persons with professionalism and discretion.
  • Must be able to perform basic vehicle inspection and must possess intermediate level automotive maintenance skills.
  • Must have computer skills to draft and maintain reports, organize files, and for communication purposes.
  • Must have valid Nigeria driver’s license.

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

Benefits:
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 in order 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 for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

Salary
NGN 3,889,576 (USD $26,915) anually.

Application Closing Date
23rd April, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Important Information

  • 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
In order 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 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
  • Secondary School 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:

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR TOP JOBS OF THE WEEK
  • 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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