Latest Recruitment at the U.S. Mission

Apply for U.S. Mission job vacancies at gospelspace.xyz: 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 position of:

Job Title: Consular Associate

Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-134RA-2
Location: Lagos
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hour per week
Promotion Potential: FP-8
Promotion Potential Explanation: This grade is a trainee grade.

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/Confidential Clearance
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • 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.

Duties

  • Basic Function: Under the direct supervision of the Consular Chief, the Consular Associate is assigned a wide range of responsibilities in the American Citizen Services (ACS) Unit, Nonimmigrant Visa (NIV) Unit, Immigrant Visa Unit, and Fraud Prevention Unit (FPU).
  • The jobholder provides consular services to U.S. citizens, conducts non-adjudicatory visa processing, and assists in investigation and validation studies.  Incumbent also handles correspondence with the public, attorneys, U.S. and host governments, Congress, and other parties.  Must be able to secure and maintain a Secret level security clearance.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements
Education Requirements:

  • Completion of High School is required.

Experience:

  • Minimum of one (1) year of office administrative experience is required.

Job Knowledge:

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  • General Understanding of U.S. policies related to consular and visa operations.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

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

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to input data in consular systems with minimum errors, and spot and correct errors made by others (applicants and fellow staff).
  • Demonstrated skills in MS Office Suite and general computer skills including information and database management.
  • Organizational skills, including task management and filing skills; communication skills including writing skills appropriate for drafting official correspondence and reports.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOS Secret Security clearance.
  • Tact and good judgment in dealing with the public, often under difficult and sensitive circumstances.
  • Sensitivity in evaluating evidence and applying complex regulations correctly.

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, Nigera 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.

COVID-19 Requirements for Eligible Family Members

  • As required by Executive Order 14043, Eligible Family Members who will be employed on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Temporary Appointment (TEMP) are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected for the position, the agency will provide you additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request a medical or religious accommodation.
  • Eligible Family Members who will be employed on a Personal Services Agreement and compensated under the USG pay plan will be required to attest to their vaccination status using the Vaccine Attestation Form. If you are not fully vaccinated or decline to provide this information, you will be required to demonstrate proof of a negative COVID-19 test completed within 72 hours of entry to a Mission facility and comply with enhanced COVID-19 mitigation protocols. If selected for the position, the agency will provide you additional information regarding these requirements.

COVID-19 Requirements for Local Candidates:

  • Candidates who will be employed on either a Personal Services Agreement or a direct hire appointment and compensated under the Mission’s Local Compensation Plan will be required to follow all Mission COVID-19 policies applicable to Locally Employed Staff. If selected for the position, the agency will provide you additional information regarding these requirements.

Marketing Statement:

Salary
USD $34,770 Annually.

Application Closing Date
29th April, 2022.

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

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Public Affairs Assistant 

Announcement Number: Lagos-2022-032
Location: Lagos
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Series/Grade: LE – 6002 7
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-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.
    • 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: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required:
    • 50% or less
    • Travel for work related duties

Duties

  • Basic Function: Under the general supervision of the EducationUSA Advising Supervisor, incumbent works with all EducationUSA Advisers at American Spaces, Corners and Windows to be able to carry out general advising duties.
  • Incumbent provides accurate, comprehensive, and current advice, and counseling on educational opportunities in the United States for groups  and individuals. Incumbent assists to draw up the annual strategic plan and budget for the three EducationUSA Advising Centers in Southern Nigeria.
  • Incumbent serves as an information source on the Nigerian education system and a point of contact for U.S. higher education representatives, Consular officers.
  • Host country government officials, and others engaged in the field of international education.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Education Requirements:

  • A University Degree in Education, Management, International Relations, Language or Marketing is required.
  • NYSC Certificate or Exemption document is required.

Experience:

  • Minimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in a multinational educational or cultural work environment, with education, communication, marketing and public outreach duties as significant parts of the job.

Job Knowledge:

  • Good knowledge of U.S. foreign policy and American interests as they apply to the host country and especially to the Public sector.
  • Detailed knowledge of the U.S. higher education system and good knowledge of the U.S. political system, American history, literature, culture and geography.
  • Good understanding of the full range of PD tactics and tools designed to engage Education outreach audiences, strategic objectives, assessment methods and outcomes, as well as knowledge of the multiple Public Diplomacy resource streams and related restrictions.
  • Good knowledge of the structure and standards of the educational system in both Nigeria and the United States.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

  • Fluency in speaking/reading/writing of English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills. The position requires the following:
  • Good public speaking and communication skills;
  • Knowledge of social media marketing;
  • Ability to draft written reports;
  • Basic accounting skills using Microsoft Excel to balance budgets;
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to multitask and handle multiple priorities quickly and effectively, and good interviewing skills to obtain relevant  information.
  • Familiarity with financial planning and willingness to travel is required.
  • Position requires knowledge of various computer software programs, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel, and the ability to use agency specific software, databases, and reporting tools; and must be able to use social media and mobile platform, Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs), podcast creation, basic photo and video tools.
  • Must be able to lift moderately heavy items/boxes (books/promotional items) up to 25kg.

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

  • 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:

  • For the current COVID-19 Requirements please visit the following link.
  • 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
NGN6,455,212 (USD38,894) Annually.

Application Closing Date
13th April, 2022.

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

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Lead Automotive Mechanic – All Interested Candidates (Automotive Mechanic Foreman)

Announcement Number: Abuja-2022-033
Location: Abuja
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Series / Grade: LE – 1210 6
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-6

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 (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

  • Incumbent maintains and performs major and minor repairs and overhaul on vehicles.
  • Incumbent also provides work guidance to 9 LE Staff In GSO Mechanic Unit.
  • Explains and interprets manuals, blueprints, and directives to other LE staff as needed.
  • Ensures all vehicles are scheduled for maintenance checks.
  • Liaises with deputy motor pool supervisor and procurement to ensure that requisitions for automotive parts are submitted and done in a timely manner for the Mission.
  • Performs skilled and specialized repair work on vehicles as needed.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements:

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of secondary school is required. Completion of vocational training/apprenticeship recognized as producing journeyman auto mechanic skills is required.

Experience:

  • Three (3) years of journeyman automotive mechanic experience is required.
  • One (1) additional year working on American made vehicles is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Must have full journeyman knowledge of established practices and procedures of the automotive mechanic trade and a general knowledge of other trade specialties involved.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

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

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to handle all tools including electronic diagnostic and automotive special tools required for the trade.
  • Must be able to receive and follow instructions well. Must have basic typing skill, ability to adhere to safety regulations and must have a valid Nigerian driver’s license.

Other Information:

  • For the current COVID-19 Requirements please visit the following link.
  • 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”), Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months, 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:

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

Benefits and Other Info

  • Salary: NGN4,834,097 (USD34,770) Annually.

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.

Application Closing Date
13th April, 2022.

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

 

 

 

 

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Job Title: Public Affairs Assistant – All Interested Candidates (Education USA  Advising Assistant – Substitution)

Announcement Number: Lagos-2022-032S
Location: Lagos
Slot: 2
Promotion Potential: LE-7
Series/Grade: LE – 6002 7
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
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 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.

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 (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 for work related duties.

Duties

  • Under the general supervision of the EducationUSA Advising Supervisor, incumbent works with all EducationUSA Advisers at American Spaces, Corners and Windows to be able to carry out general advising duties.
  • Incumbent provides accurate, comprehensive, and current advice, and counseling on educational opportunities in the United States for groups  and individuals.
  • Incumbent assists to draw up the annual strategic plan and budget for the three EducationUSA Advising Centers in Southern Nigeria.
  • Incumbent serves as an information source on the Nigerian education system and a point of contact for U.S. higher education representatives, Consular officers. Host country government officials, and others engaged in the field of international education.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Education Requirements:

  • 2 years of University Studies is required.

Experience:

  • Minimum of four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in a multinational educational or cultural work environment, with education, communication, marketing and public outreach duties as significant parts of the job.

Knowledge:

  • Good knowledge of U.S. foreign policy and American interests as they apply to the host country and especially to the Public sector.
  • Detailed knowledge of the U.S. higher education system and good knowledge of the U.S. political system, American history, literature, culture and geography.
  • Good understanding of the full range of PD tactics and tools designed to engage Education outreach audiences, strategic objectives, assessment methods and outcomes, as well as knowledge of the multiple Public Diplomacy resource streams and related restrictions.
  • Good knowledge of the structure and standards of the educational system in both Nigeria and the United States.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

  • Fluency in speaking / reading / writing of English is required.

Skills and Abilities

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • The position requires good public speaking and communication skills. Knowledge of social media marketing. Ability to draft  written  reports.
  • Basic  accounting  skills  using  Microsoft  Excel  to balance budgets.
  • Demonstrated and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to multitask and handle multiple priorities quickly and effectively.
  • Interviewing skills to obtain  relevant  information.  Familiarity  with  financial planning.
  • Willingness  to  travel required.
  • Position requires knowledge of various computer software programs, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel, and the required software, databases, and reporting tools
  • Must be able to use social media and mobile platform, Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs), podcast creation, basic photo and video tools. Must be able to lift moderately heavy items/boxes (books/promotional items). up to 25kg

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.

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:

  • For the current COVID-19 Requirements please visit the following link.

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”), Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months, 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 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.

Remuneration
N6,455,212 (USD38,894)  Annually.

Application Closing Date
13th April, 2022 (GMT+1).

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Security Investigator – All Interested Candidates (Security Analyst)

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-111RA-2
Location: Abuja
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Series/Grade: LE – 0705 7
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-7

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • FFor 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.
  • Supervisory Position: Yes
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: 25% or less
  • Travel Required: Occasionally travels and works with other RSO sections to gain further understanding of RSO operations and threat environment. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Duties

  • The incumbent serves as one of three FSNI Security Analysts embedded within the FSNI office which specializes in criminal, threat management and/or terrorist investigations against any Department of State equity.
  • The primary purpose of this position is to provide expert guidance and support to office investigations and protective operations.
  • S/he provides technical and analytical support to RSO personnel in planning, development, and assisting in information gathering and in criminal, threat management and terrorist investigations including researching, compiling, and providing advice in the interpretation of data pertaining to the issue. Works on a rotational shift schedule that includes weekends and holidays.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements
Education Requirements:

  • University Degree in Political Science, Criminology, Statistics, Cultural / Religious Studies, or Computer Science, International Studies & Diplomacy, Public Administration, Mass Communication or related majors  is required.
  • NYSC Certificate or Exemption document is required.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years professional work experience related to journalism, security administration, politics, or statistics is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Must have a strong understanding of the rules / laws of the country, political climate, and crime and terrorism environment.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

  • Good working knowledge speaking / reading / writing of English is required. Good working knowledge of Pidgin is required.
  • Good working knowledge of any of the three (3) major Nigerian languages (Hausa, Igbo or Yoruba) is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficient in the full Microsoft Office Suite, Google applications such as Google Earth, Google Hangout and Drive and other related computer software.
  • Use of office equipment such as fax machine, copiers and scanners is required.
  • Ability to analyze open-source reporting and provide statistical information and reporting based on information attained via open source is required.
  • Must have working level (ability to translate) in pidgin and one other native Nigerian language.

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:

  • For the current COVID-19 Requirements please visit the following link.

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 6,455,212 (USD38,894) Annually.

Application Closing Date
6th April, 2022.

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

 

 

 

 

Job Title: State Program Assistant – All Interested Candidates (Regional Refugee Coordinator Assistant)

Announcement Number: Abuja-2022-030
Location: Abuja
Series/Grade: LE – 0650 9
Promotion Potential: LE-9
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
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 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 (40 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
  • Supervisory Position: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No

Basic Function

  • Under the supervision of the Regional Refugee Coordinator, the job holder is responsible for providing administrative support, developing, and maintaining contacts in refugee and Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) responses, representing the State Department’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) in meetings, managing and monitoring refugee assistance and IDP protection interventions implemented by international organizations, government interlocutors, and implementing partners.
  • This position reviews resource requests and proposals, performs reporting, monitoring, and evaluates the general performance of implementing partners.
  • The employee often works independently and has the authority to carry out many of the assigned duties without the direct involvement of the supervisor.
  • The jobholder does not exercise any supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Education Requirements:

  • A University Degree in Political Science, International Relations, Public Administration, Development, or Human Rights is required.
  • Note: NYSC Certificate or Exemption document is required.

Experience:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in development, humanitarian assistance, or program implementation for refugees, IDPs or vulnerable populations is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Must have prior work experience in an office setting.
  • The position requires a solid knowledge of the geography, history and politics of Central Africa, and a thorough knowledge of refugees, migration, and humanitarian assistance.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

  • Fluent writing/speaking/reading of English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office package, especially MS Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Must demonstrate ease at drafting emails, reports, and memos on a computer.
  • Keyboard and typing skills with good working speed and accuracy are required.
  • Ability to make basic calculations using MS Excel is required.  Must be able to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner.
  • High sensitivity to cross-cultural issues is required.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills are required.
  • Attention to detail, problem-solving skills, excellent time management skills, and ability to multitask and prioritize work is required.
  • Must be able to work in a high-stress, high productivity environment independently with little supervisory oversight.

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:

  • For the current COVID-19 Requirements please visit the following link.

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”), Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months, 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
NGN10,908,677 (USD48,667) / Annum.

Application Closing Date
5th April, 2022.

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 Secret clearance.
  • To apply for this position click the “APPLY TO THIS VACANCY” button at the top of the page. Click on the “Submit Application” button to complete your application process.  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 Lagos, Nigeria.

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