General International / Multinational

Human Resources Clerk Needed at U.S. Embassy

The U.S. Embassy in Abuja is seeking to employ suitable and qualified candidates for the position in the Human Resources Office:

Job Title: Human Resources Clerk – FSN-06/FP-08

Work Hours: Full-time; 40 hours/week

Basic Function

  • The incumbent assists with various Human Resources programs and performs assigned administrative duties including maintenance of subject files and preparation of reports on various Human Resources issues.

Position Requirements
Note: All applicants MUST address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion or the application will not be considered.

  • Two (2) years of general college studies is required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in Human Resources field or general office administration is required.
  • Must be tactful in dealing with HR customers; and must have strong interpersonal and good writing skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word & Excel packages with ability to type 40 WPM and perform basic calculation is required.
  • Level IV (Fluent) Speaking /Reading/Writing in English Language is required.
  • Language Proficiency will be tested.
  • Knowledge of office administration procedure: ordering office supplies and equipment, is required.

Selection Process

  • When fully qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference.
  • Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

Additional Selection Criteria

  • Candidates who are EFMs, USEFMs, AEFMs, or MOHs must have at least one year remaining on their sponsor’s tour of duty to be considered eligible to apply for this position
  • Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
  • Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.
  • Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
  • Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
  • Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

Or – Ordinarily Resident
-N3,591,291 p.a. (Starting basic salary); Position Grade: FSN-06
In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.
Nor – Not Ordinarily Resident – AEFM – US$36,353 EFM/MOH – US$31,301, (Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-08*

How to ApplyInterested applicants for this position MUST submit the following, or the application will not be considered:

  • Application for US Federal Employment (DS-174); or a current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information as a DS-174; plus,
  • Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.
  • Any other documentation such as degrees or diplomas earned and NYSC Certificates/exemptions or awards.
  • A type-written and signed application letter specifically applying for this position, and addressing the minimum requirements as advertised. Please reference the job title and announcement number on the application letter.
  • Limit all electronic (e-mail) submissions to one entry/e-mail not larger than 5MB. Please submit attachments in PDF and Word formats, not pictures.
  • E-mails received without the appropriate subject line and incomplete applications will not be considered.

All Applications should be Submitted to:

Click here to download Application Form for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174) (PDF 1.78 MB)
Click here to download the Instructions for Completing DS-174 (PDF 2.40 MB)

Note: All not ordinarily resident applicants must have the required work and residency permits to be eligible for consideration. a U.S. Citizen EFM does not have to be residing in country to be considered, but the sponsoring officer under chief of mission (com) authority does have to be assigned officially to post.

Deadline  12th November, 2015. 

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