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Technical Assistant Job Vacancy at the Embassy of Brazil in Abuja

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The Embassy of Brazil in Abuja invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Technical Assistant
Selective Process Nº: 02/2018
Location: Abuja

Purpose/Description

  • The Embassy of Brazil in Abuja will begin the hiring process for one Technical Assistant – Local Employee (Decree 1.570 of 07/21/1995 and the Regulation passed by the Ministry of External Relations of Brazil as of 09/12/1995).
  • The Embassy of Brazil is offering the position of one Technical Assistant to work at the Trade Bureau of the Embassy of Brazil in Abuja.
  • Candidates of any citizenship are accepted. Non-Nigerian citizens must have proof of legal residency and authorization to work in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The professional will be responsible for market research, gather commercial intelligence, and also to perform technical and administrative duties at the Embassy’s Trade Bureau. The regular work hours will amount to 40 hours per week, from Monday to Friday, from 08h00 a.m. to 05h00 p.m. (with a lunch break).
  • The candidates should have excellent knowledge of English and a desirable knowledge of Portuguese. Although not obligatory, please be aware that Portuguese skills will be taken into consideration during the selection process.

Requirements to Apply

  • Resumé;
  • Only for Brazilian citizens: Brazilian voting Certificate and, for men, Military Draft;
  • Proof of non-criminal record (police clearance, to be presented only if the candidate is selected for the offered position);
  • Proof of being physically and mentally capable by a certified doctor (to be presented only if the candidate is selected for the offered position).
  • Legal photo ID (Brazilian citizens must present RG or Brazilian passport);
  • Non-Nigerians must present proof of authorization to work in Nigeria;
  • Twenty-one years of age or older;
  • Certificate of university degree in the fields of economics, statistics, and related areas;
  • Statement letter as a proof that the candidate is not employed by any Government;
  • References;

Salary and Benefits
Salary:

  • The monthly basic salary will be of 350,000 nairas.

Benefits:

  • The following benefits are offered:
    • Health and Dental Insurance Plan for employee and dependents;
    • Thirty vacation days a year;
    • Transportation allowance (30.000 nairas per month);
    • Participation in Brazilian retirement plan (only for Brazilian citizens).

Recruitment Process
The selection process will have three phases:

  • Registration (From December 10, 2018 to January 4, 2019)
  • Pre-Selection – Written Exam (January 15, 2019)
  • Interview and computer skills assessment (January 22, 2019).


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should provide a complete Application Package which includes all documents listed below:

  • Legal photo ID (Brazilian citizens must present RG or Brazilian passport);
  • Non-Nigerians must present proof of authorization to work in Nigeria;
  • Twenty-one years of age or older;
  • Certificate of university degree in the fields of economics, statistics, and related areas;
  • Statement letter as a proof that the candidate is not employed by any Government;
  • References;
  • Resumé;
  • Only for Brazilian citizens: Brazilian voting Certificate and, for men, Military Draft;
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The Application Package can be electronically submitted to the email of the Embassy via: brasemb.abuja@itamaraty.gov.br
Or
Handed in person, or by a third party, to the Selection Commitee during business hours at:
The Embassy of Brazil in Abuja,
324 Diplomatic Drive,
Central Business District,
Garki – Abuja.


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Pre-selection

  • Once the application process is complete, a review of all applications will be made by the Selection Committee at the Embassy of Brazil in Abuja, to ensure that the candidates meet the job requirements.
  • The curriculum of those candidates who meet the job requirements will be evaluated and the most suitable candidates for the position offered by the Embassy will be pre-qualified for further assessment, to take place on the 15th of January, 2019, at the Embassy’s auditorium.
  • The pre-qualified candidates will be informed by email, until the 11th of January, 2019, of their qualification to the next phase of the selection process. The list of pre-qualified candidates will be available on the Embassy’s official website (http://abuja.itamaraty.gov.br).
  • The pre-selected candidates will be submitted to a written evaluation, both in English and in Portuguese, with objective and dissertative questions, to take place at the Embassy’s auditorium, on the “15th of January, 2019, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm”.

Oral Interview and Computer Skills Assessment
Those candidates who have succeeded in passing the written examination will be scheduled for a computer skills assessment and an individual interview with the Selection Committee, at the Embassy of Brazil in Abuja, on the 22nd of January, 2019. The schedule of the interviews will be made available on the Embassy´s website, as well as by email to the candidates.

Pre-Selection and Interview Rules:

  • Candidates should arrive 10 minutes before the test or interview with a legal photo ID (Brazilian citizen must present RG or Brazilian passport)
  • The candidate will be eliminated from further consideration if:
    • Does not attend the scheduled test;
    • Does not provide a legal and valid photo ID;
    • Shows incorrect or discourteous conduct.
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Result

  • The list with the approved candidates will be announced until the “22th of February, 2019”, through the following channels:
    • By e-mail, just for approved candidates
    • At the Embassy’s official website (http://abuja.itamaraty.gov.br)
  • The result is valid for twelve months. All approved candidates can be invited to fill current or future vacancies in this position, if available, during this period.

Job Offer

  • The candidate with the highest scores will be selected and will be able to sign the employment contract. For the signing of the contract, the selected candidate must also present:
    • Proof of non-criminal record (police clearance);
    • Proof of being physically and mentally capable by a certified doctor.
  • If the selected candidate does not accept the position or does not comply with the above requirement, the Embassy will offer the job to the next-ranked candidate on the list.
  • The approved candidate will be required to work a three months trial period. After the trial period the Embassy may confirm the employment contract or may choose to immediately terminate the contract without previous notice.
  • Local employees are full-time employees hired under Federal Legislation of Nigeria, in accordance to the Brazilian Decree 1.570 of 07/21/1995.

 

Application Deadline 4th January, 2019.

 

Note

  • The complete application package must be submitted before the above closing date. Failure to provide the required documents and information will cause the candidate’s exclusion from the selection process.
  • Proof of non-criminal record (police clearance, to be presented only if the candidate is selected for the offered position);
  • Proof of being physically and mentally capable by a certified doctor (to be presented only if the candidate is selected for the offered position).
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