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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 position below:

 

Employment Opportunities at the U.S. Mission

 

Job Title: USAID Administrative Assistant – Rover

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-064
Location: Abuja
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Vacancy Time Zone: GMT+1
Series / Grade: LE – 4005 6
Appointment Type: Permanent
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-6
Supervisory Position:  No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
Travel Required: Not Required
Telework Eligible: No

Summary

  • The Administrative Assistant is assigned to the Mission’s Executive Office (EXO), and may report administratively to the USAID Executive office Administrative Management Assistant for assignment.
  • The Administrative Assistant will perform work in lieu of administrative personnel who are ill, on vacation, or otherwise absent for varying periods of time.
  • The Administrative Assistant will provide time and attendance (T&A) back-up and support of the Office of assignment, or to EXO/HR, as required.

Duties
Administrative Support:

  • As assigned, serves as Administrative Assistant (to an Office, Branch, or other Unit), with responsibility for providing the full range of administrative and clerical support to the organization staff. The Administrative Assistant receives phone calls, sends, and receives Emails and faxes, and arranges meetings and appointments at the request of the assigned organization’s staff with Mission, Host-Government, Implementing Partners (IPs), Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO), donor organizations, private-sector, and other contacts; arranges transportation as needed; and takes minutes at meetings when requested.
  • The Administrative Assistant maintains the organization Chief’s appointments based on a good knowledge of commitments, and maintains their calendar, reminding the Chief and others of meetings and appointments. The Administrative Assistant takes messages in the absence of organization staff, directing callers to other staff members, or answering questions personally, receives and assists visitors, answers questions, or directs them to a staff member who can assist them; schedules meetings and ensures that attendees are briefed or provided proper background material for meetings; and participates in maintaining conference room schedules, in coordination with other Mission administrative staff. 20%
  • The Administrative Assistant maintains correspondence control for the organization, establishes and maintains computerized tracking systems to track actions, providing reports, receiving, and screening mail not addressed to a particular individual, drafting non-technical responses to routine correspondence and letters, distributing incoming official mail to personnel, and attaching pertinent background material, and searching files and records to assemble background information as requested.
  • The Administrative Assistant reviews outgoing mail for proper address, routing, attachments, etc., prior to dispatch, reviewing correspondence for accuracy and conformance with Mission formatting procedures and special instructions. The Administrative Assistant distributes internal policies and procedures and, as necessary, maintains a tracking system of when staff received new policies and/or procedures. 20%
  • The Administrative Assistant uses computer and web-based word processing, spreadsheets, and software applications in the performance of a variety of assignments. Types a variety of correspondence, creates electronic trackers, develops charts, and prepares other documents in draft and final form, proof-reading for format and consistency with standard formatting requirements prior to submitting for signature. As required, the Administrative Assistant locates documents routed for clearance, and obtains and tracks clearances and signatures. 20%
  • The Administrative Assistant establishes and maintains files according to standards set by the Mission Correspondence and Records (C&R) Technician in the Executive Office (EXO) and by USAID/Washington, and marks correspondence and other documents for filing, and files accordingly.
  • The Administrative Assistant reviews all correspondence prepared for signature, corrects errors by drafters and edits correspondence, and ensures that responding correspondence meets requirements posed by incoming correspondence to which it pertains. The Administrative Assistant maintains and updates handbooks, operating procedures, and other documents, such as visitors’ lists, telephone listings, personnel rosters, and leave, travel, and training schedules. 20%

Backup Support:

  • As required by workload, the Administrative Assistant may be assigned to the Front Office, or as a second assistant, supporting other office Administrative Assistants in the performance of their official duties.
  • Provides back-up and support to EXO/HR in completing Time and Attendance, and travel and hotel arrangements for the Mission, in the absence of the official Timekeeper and/or Travel Arranger. 20%

Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements:

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

Education Requirements

  • Two or more years of post-secondary schooling in Secretarial Science or Business Administration, or other related field equivalent to a US junior college or community college diploma, 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

Qualifications
Prior Work Experience:

  • Minimum of two years of administrative, secretarial, clerical experience with a U.S. Government Agency, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), other donor organizations, host-government organizations, or private-sector institutions is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • The Administrative Assistant should be familiar, or able to quickly become familiar with Office/Division responsibilities and activities and possess a general knowledge of standard office procedures and practices. The Administrative Assistant should have the ability to develop an understanding of USG file management, mail handling, and correspondence formatting.

Skills and Abilities:

  • The Administrative Assistant must be proficient in keyboarding and in operating computers with standard software, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and other software programs as designated. The Administrative Assistant must be proficient in using the Internet and E-mail.

Language Proficiency:

  • Level IV (fluent) speaking/reading/writing in English Language is required. Language competency may be tested.

Other Informations

  • 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 PDF
  • Contract Cover Page form AID 309-1 available at Here
  • Acquisition & Assistance Policy Directives/Contract Information Bulletins (AAPDs/CIBs) for Personal Services Contracts with Individuals available at Here
  • 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 Here
  • 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: Here. The PSC Ombudsman may be contacted via: PSCOmbudsman@usaid.gov

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
NGN4,834,097 Annually.

Other Benefits:

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

Allowancies (as applicable):

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

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

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
  • Transcript
  • List of References.

Application Deadline 17th June, 2021.

 

 

Job Title: USAID Program Management Specialist, HART (All Interested Candidates) (72062021R10023)

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-065
Location: Abuja
Series / Grade: LE – 4005 11
Work Schedule: Full-time – Work Schedule is 40hrs per week
Promotion Potential: LE-11

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply / Clarification From the Agency: Open to All Interested Candidates: Cooperating Country Nationals (Nigerians Only).
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Five (5) years renewable, estimated to start on or after September 2021.
  • Supervisory Position: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required: Occasional Travel – The job holder may be expected to perform work-related travel.

Summary

  • The BHA/HART Program Management Specialist is a member of USAID/Nigeria Humanitarian Assistance Response Technical (HART) Office, which supports the USAID Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance portfolio totaling more than $330 million each year.
  • The PMS provides technical oversight and guidance on USAID BHA strategies, programs, and activities that advance the HART agenda in Nigeria, with a specific emphasis on the USAID humanitarian response in the Northeast and monitoring emerging crises.

Duties
The BHA / HART Program Management Specialist will undertake the following duties and responsibilities:

Strategic and Technical (75%):

  • Lead the design, implementation, and performance management of a robust and dynamic portfolio of humanitarian assistance activities. Serve as an Activity Manager and assist headquarters-based Agreement Officer’s Representatives (AORs) in managing humanitarian awards by providing field-based insights, knowledge, and perspectives.
  • Monitor and report on implementation of ongoing BHA programs. Conduct regular partner meetings to discuss activity implementation. Based on the information collected during partner meetings, communicate findings and recommendations to HART Office management, BHA Washington, and, as appropriate, to partners, sector leads, other donors, and Government of Nigeria counterparts. Recommend adjustments and improvements in USAID partner humanitarian assistance activities to promote efficiency, effectiveness, and cost savings.
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of USAID and USG humanitarian priorities and strategies within Nigeria and USAID/HART’s contributions and comparative advantages of those efforts.
  • In close coordination with the Office Director, Program Coordinator, and the DC-based Nigeria Team, work with non-governmental organizations (NGOs), international organizations (IOs), and United Nations (UN) agencies that are developing proposals for HART (including timely grant amendments and extensions).
  • With guidance from the Senior Humanitarian Advisor and Program Coordinator, coordinate with the donor community on policy issues affecting humanitarian operations, and develop integrated, non-duplicative programs.
  • Provide regular reporting, through official cables and other means, on issues related to the humanitarian situation in Nigeria.
  • Provide overviews of patterns and trends in the humanitarian situation, to include political, economic, social, and operational issues impacting humanitarian efforts, and keep the team current on response issues. Uses judgement and experience to assess the accuracy of information, reliability of sources, and the relevance of the information. Also provides analysis on how these trends affect the development and implementation of BHA’s emergency programming.
  • Provide regular reports on site visits, meetings, general atmospherics, and other issues that impact humanitarian relief efforts.
  • Prepare briefing papers, notes and presentations on HART programming for official USG visitors interested in humanitarian issues.
  • Serve as peer mentor to team members on grants management and portfolio management, to include HART’s business process, portfolio-specific budget and workload management, and post-award monitoring and management.
  • Support team efforts to continually assess emergency response and disaster risk reduction needs in Nigeria in order to ensure that HART’s programs are appropriately responsive.
  • Review concept papers and proposals and provide recommendations/comments to HART and AOR for final funding determination.
  • Participate in and report on joint donor humanitarian evaluations and UN-led assessments and participate actively in the international community response structures.
  • Travel as permitted to support team efforts to assess, evaluate and monitor humanitarian conditions in Nigeria, and make strategic recommendations for appropriate interventions.

Representation and Coordination (25%):

  • Support the team in maintaining relations with the humanitarian community in Nigeria in representing USAID on humanitarian issues. This will include but is not limited to UN agencies, IOs, NGOs, USG personnel, donors, host government authorities, and others.
  • As requested, meet regularly with donors, host government officials, USG agencies, and others on humanitarian issues in order to explain, advocate for, and advance HART’s priorities and to help coordinate USG and international humanitarian activities.
  • Work with HART’s program staff based in Washington, D.C., the regional office in Dakar, and in Nigeria in the development of HART’s programming for response and disaster risk reduction activities in Nigeria, ensure complementarity between the two strategies, and oversee implementation of each.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements:

  • Physical DemandsThe work requested does not involve undue physical demands.

Education Requirements:

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, Sociology, Economics, Business, or Public Administration or in other fields relevant to Humanitarian Assistance, International Development, Program Evaluation, Research, and International Programs is required.

Prior Work Experience:

  • A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience in the design, management, and/or implementation of humanitarian and/or development activities is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • The PMS must have a thorough and sound knowledge of humanitarian assistance including emergency response approaches in Nigeria; technical knowledge of BHA Nigeria’s humanitarian response programmatic design, implementation, and evaluation; In-depth knowledge of Nigerian culture, society, and values and strong working knowledge of computer applications to carry out management and statistical analysis.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Interpersonal Skills: Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships within the HART Office, technical advisors and Washington, DC Nigeria Team, NGO and UN partners, and relevant USG agencies.
  • Professionalism: Ability to apply complex rules and processes to a variety of situations with a view toward accomplishing program objectives and meeting the needs of stakeholders; keeps abreast of changes and is able to adapt readily; shows persistence and remains calm in stressful situations.
  • Analytical Thinking: Uses facts and available information to develop logical assumptions; recognizes inconsistencies between facts and/or other data and draws correct inferences from information. Understands data/information collection, management, synthesis and integration.
  • Planning and Organization: Skillfully identifies and manages priority tasks and issues; plans for risks and allows for contingencies; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; meets deadlines and achieves results with high quality; works effectively on multiple tasks under intense time pressure.
  • Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens effectively, tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; able to explain rules and the rationale behind them; excellent use of English in written or oral presentations.
  • Computer and Software Skills: Possess knowledge and skills needed to effectively and efficiently use computers and office software including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, e-mail, and the internet; able to learn and use M&E-related programs, and tools including presentation material incorporating effective graphics.
  • Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve goals; demonstrates respect for people and is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Language Proficiency:

  • Level IV (Fluent) English speaking and writing ability is required.

Evaluations:

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

Total Possible Points: 100 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.

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

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
NGN15,890,203 Annually.

Benefits and Other Info
Agency Benefits:
As a matter of policy, and as appropriate, a PSC is normally authorized the following benefits and allowances:

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

Allowances (as applicable):

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

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

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.

 

 

Job Title: USAID Program Management Specialist, Budget & Operations

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-066
Location: Abuja
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Vacancy Time Zone: GMT+1
Series / Grade: LE – 4005 11
Appointment Type: Permanent
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE- 11
Supervisory Position:  No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
Travel Required: Not Required
Telework Eligible: No

Summary

  • The USAID PMS – Budget and Operations serves as a subject matter expert on the full range of USAID/Nigeria Health Population and Nutrition Office management, budget and operations as well as human resources activities.
  • The Specialist provides senior-level guidance to HPN Office and other Mission colleagues and liaises closely with the President’s Malaria Initiative team in USAID/Washington on PMI-funded activities and the Global Health team on GH-funded activities.

Duties
Budget Responsibilities (80%)
Budget Planning and Direction:

  • Serves as subject matter expert in leading the Health Office Team in the preparation of annual and multi-year office budgets and ensures program budget planning and development is aligned with Mission and PMI strategy and cross-cutting priorities.
  • Provides extensive advisory services to a wide array of stakeholders including project managers, USAID/W PMI, and GH teams, and implementing partners to ensure annual multi-million-dollar USAID budgets are aligned with USAID priorities in the host country.
  • Analyzes budget guidance from a variety of sources and guides the HPN Office and Mission leadership to ensure adherence.
  • Provides the appropriate fiscal data to be used for new and existing projects.
  • Advises the HPN Office on budgeting issues and pertinent regulations that apply to the use of USAID funds by source, type, and duration.
  • Makes recommendations to the Teams regarding appropriate contractual and financial actions.
  • Compiles budget information, project obligation materials, and budget scenarios in conjunction with the Office of Financial Management (OFM).
  • Coordinates closely with USAID/W PMI team on PMI-funded activities and GH team on GH-funded activities to ensure HPN Office budget planning and direction aligns with PMI and GH goals and guidance.

Budget Implementation, Monitoring and Analysis:

  • Ensures health program budgets adhere to agency requirements (adequate documentation, forward funding compliance, adherence to earmarks, initiatives, directives, and budget guidelines).
  • Works in close collaboration with the Program Office and Office of Financial Management (OFM) to develop, monitor and manage the HPN Office Program Objective Agreement within the Development Objective Agreement under the Mission Country Development Cooperation Strategy.
  • Updates uncommitted balances regularly and provides technical and programmatic recommendations to HPN Office management on the use of un-sub-committed balances for new or ongoing activities.
  • Analyzes existing financial data, including pipelines, disbursements, accruals, and forecasted expenditures to inform the budget implementation, monitoring and analysis process
  • Prepares field support budget requests, in coordination with the Technical Teams.
  • Develops and/or edits obligation documents, action memos, waivers, and other documents needed for budget decisions.
  • Ensures timely closeout of HPN grants and contracts, working with Agreement and Contracting Officer’s Representatives to conduct required financial analyses, resolve audit findings, and dispose of non-expendable property.

Reporting:

  • Provides guidance and coordinates HPN Office contributions on financial data to a variety of plans and reports, including the Malaria Operational Plan, the Operational Plan, Congressional Budget Justification, Mission Resource Request, and Performance Plan and Report.
  • Organizes and coordinates financial components of the Health Portfolio Reviews and assists in preparing the necessary documents and presentations for Mission Portfolio Reviews. Helps track and follow-up action items from the portfolio reviews.
  • Identifies existing and potential program implementation and management problems as evident from tracking efforts and works with respective program managers to resolve problems/take corrective action.
  • Serves as a key liaison with the Mission’s Program Office responding, on behalf of the HPN Office, to regular and ad hoc reporting and programmatic requests.
  • Works with direct reports to determine training needs, helps identify appropriate training opportunities, and ensures fair participation in training.

Human Resources and Operations Administration (20%):

  • Serves as key liaison with the HR staff of the Executive Office and the Office of Acquisition and Assistance (OAA) to track HR actions for funding staff contracts, travel and training and recruiting new staff, ensuring availability of funds.
  • Manages costs for program funded CCNs and USPSCs, preparing budgets, requisitions, and accruals. Analyzes projected and actual funds obligations for PSC contracts and their support costs.
  • Maintains the HPN training tracker, receiving staff training requests from Team Leads, and determines training priorities in consultation with the Office Director or her/his designate. Finalizes training submissions with the HPN representative on the Mission Training Committee, and with that representative, ensures Training Committee decisions are communicated to HPN Team Leads and their staff.
  • Manages the HPN travel tracker, receiving travel requests from Team Leads, and determines travel priorities in consultation with the relevant Deputy Office Director(s). Finalizes agreed travel priorities for submission to USAID’s Regional Security Office (RSO) representative for submission to the Embassy RSO. Ensures RSO travel decisions are entered in the Mission calendar and communicated to HPN management, Team Leads, and their staff.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements:

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

Education Requirements:

  • Minimum of University degree Financial Management, Business Administration, Accounting, Management, Economics, or related field is required. In addition, one of the following professional certifications is required: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA), Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) or Certified National Accountant (CNA).

Evaluations:

  • Knowledge: 15 points
  • Skills and abilities: 10 points
  • Communication and Language skills: 5 points
  • Interview Performance: 70 points
  • Total Possible Points: 100 points

Qualifications
Prior Work Experience:

  • Minimum five (5) years of progressively responsible work in financial management, budgeting, accounting, and/or audit and compliance is required.  At least two years must be related to preparing and/or monitoring development project budgets and expenditures. Must have experience working with the implementing partners, host country government, and/or another international donor organization.

Job Knowledge:

  • A thorough knowledge of professional accounting principles, theories, practices, procedures, and regulations, including the principles and accepted practices of federal governmental and/or business financial accounting, budgeting, and reporting is required. Knowledge of theoretical and practical aspects of program/project management, performance management frameworks and tools in the delivery of development objectives. Working knowledge of federal agency regulations, USG policies and procedures, especially as related to budget and financial management is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Expert-level skills in financial management and budgeting are required. Excellent computer proficiency, including skills with Microsoft Excel, spreadsheet development and management, pivot tables, data visualization, web-based databases, and electronic filing. Skilled attention to details and ability to ensure accuracy of documents, analyses, and reports. Good interpersonal skills, including ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Must have strong conceptual and analytical skills to be able to quickly grasp and translate new concepts into operational plans which are reflected in the budget. This position requires an outstanding ability to exercise flexibility and prioritization skills to react and respond to evolving planning and implementation contexts. Ability to exercise sound judgement, take initiative, and offer leadership is required.

Language Proficiency:

  • Level IV fluency in English, and in the appropriate host-country business language, both written and spoken, is required.  Language competence may be tested.

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,”.
  • Contract Cover Page form AID 309-1 available at Link
  • Acquisition & Assistance Policy Directives/Contract Information Bulletins (AAPDs/CIBs) for Personal Services Contracts with Individuals available at Link
  • 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 Link

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
NGN 15,890,203 Annually.

Other Benefits:

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

Allowancies (as applicable):

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

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

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.

Application Deadline 18th June, 2021.

 

 

Job Title: Cultural Affairs Assistant

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-067
Location: Abuja
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Vacancy Time Zone: GMT+1
Series / Grade: LE – 6005 8
Appointment Type: Permanent
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-8
Telework Eligible: No

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: For USEFM – FP is 06.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C:
  • All Interested Applicants / All Sources
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

Duties

  • Under the supervision of the Cultural Affairs Officer (CAO), the incumbent serves as one of two of Public Affairs Section (PAS) Abuja’s primary Grants Officer Representatives.
  • S/he also provides program logistical, budgetary, program, and technical assistance to the Cultural Affairs Team and collects timely data from the Cultural Affairs Team to input into the Mission Activity Tracker (MAT). In addition, incumbent plans and leads PAS Abuja special outreach arts-related programs targeting youth, women, and conflict resolution activists.

Job Knowledge:

  • Working knowledge of Nigeria political, economic, social, and educational structure; institutions, political parties, and cultural movements; historical development and its key personalities is required.

Education Requirements:

  • University degree in International Relations, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, American Studies, Intercultural/Multicultural Studies or local equivalent is required.

Experience:

  • Three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in a multilingual, multicultural, or multinational work environment is required, with project management, marketing, public relations, communication, or education duties as a significant part of the job.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

  • Fluent in speaking/reading/writing of English is required. Good working knowledge in speaking/reading/writing Hausa Language is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to plan for and meet the needs of staff for logistical support for cultural events and projects is required. Ability to independently follow up on a variety of administrative details in connection with programming of speakers and thematic programs is required.
  • Ability to maintain working level contacts in governmental, educational, and cultural institutions, as well as the ability to draft correspondence is required. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in writing and orally is required.

Qualifications

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

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.

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 Reference 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 (pdf)

Marketing Statement:

Salary
USD $42,570 (NGN 8,664,538) Annually.

Other 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

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

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

  • 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)

 

Application Deadline 22nd June, 2021.

 

 

Job Title: Information Management Assistant – Employees of Mission – All/or USEFMs, EFMs or MOHs

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-013RA
Location: Abuja
Series / Grade: FP – 1805 7
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: FP-7

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
    For USEFM – FP is 07.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
  • Who May Apply / Clarification From the Agency: Current Employees of the Mission – This includes U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs); Eligible Family Members (EFMs); Declared Members of Household (MOHs), dependents of U.S. Personal Services Contract (USPSC) who are assigned under COM – All Agencies
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details:  Definite not to Exceed (5 years)
  • Supervisory Position: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required: Not Required

Duties

  • This position is an assistant to the Information Management Officer (IMO). With technical guidance from Information Management Specialists, the incumbent will assist the Information Management Office (IMO) in daily Information Resource Management (IRM) operations.
  • The primary duties will be assisting users with account configuration, basic system administration functions such as password resets, intranet website updates, systems training.
  • S/he assists with unclassified pouch operations and is responsible for ensuring the emergency radio inventory is up to date and properly documented.  Incumbent provides radio training to embassy personnel and families new to post.
  • Additionally, s/he ensures the program asset inventory is up to date and properly documented in the Information Logistics Management System (ILMS).

Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements:

Experience:

  • Minimum of two (2) years experience with computer system including Microsoft Office is required.

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of Secondary School or received high school diploma is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Understanding of Windows 2007 professional and Windows Server 2003 or Windows Server 2008, as well as understanding of Department of State and overseas mission management and administration is required.

Evaluations:

  • Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed

Language:

  • Fluency in Speaking/writing English Language is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good analytical, communication and customer service skills are required.
  • Must be able to lift and transport a minimum of 40 pounds.

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
USD $38,056 (N6,455,212) Annually.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Important Information

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

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)
    • Residency and/or Work Permit
    • High School Diploma
    • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
    • SF-50 (if applicable)

 

Application Deadline 8th July, 2021.

 

Note:

  • 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.

 

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