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Employment Opportunities at U.S. Mission

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:

Job Title: Public Health Specialist, Laboratory Advisor – All Interested Candidates

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-034
Location: Abuja
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Series / Grade: LE – 0550 11
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-11

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
    • Who May Apply / Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 4.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
  • All Interested Applicants / All Sources
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Term appt, NTE 2 yrs
  • Appointment Type Details: Definite not to Exceed 2 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.
  • Travel Required: 25% or less (Incumbent will perform work related travel)

Duties

  • The incumbent serves as a Senior Laboratory Specialist and technical advisor to the CDC Global Health Security Agenda Program and Laboratory program, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), the Ministry of Health, Implementing Partners (IPs) and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the designing, planning, implementation, Performance management, and laboratory systems strengthening programs and activities.
  • The incumbent under the leadership and direct supervision of the Division of Global Health Protection Program Director, will be responsible for  the designing, planning, implementation oversight, monitoring, reporting and documentation of performance, as well as provision of technical assistance support and quality assurance management for the capacity building, and laboratory systems strengthening for COVID-19 and related laboratory activities funded through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) Act

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements
Education Requirements:

  • Masters’ degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences, Medical Microbiology, Chemical Pathology / Clinical Chemistry is required.

Experience:

  • 5 years’ progressive medical laboratory science experience which includes at least 2 years as a laboratory program manager in a medical laboratory service delivery and health research setting.
  • Experience in public health laboratory program implementation and laboratory-based surveillance at state or national level is required.
  • Additional two years of managerial experience is also required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Detailed knowledge of advanced laboratory procedures, laboratory diagnostics and biosafety-biosecurity of infectious diseases is required. Detailed knowledge of the public health laboratory systems in Nigeria is required. This includes knowledge of the principles, theories and practices of USG and internationally recognized standards for Laboratory regulations and procedures.
  • Detailed knowledge of the host government health care system and structures including familiarity with Ministry of Health policies, program priorities and regulations is required.
  • Good working knowledge of team management techniques to plan, organize and direct multi-disciplinary project teams and activities is required.
  • Good working knowledge of overall administrative requirements in development and support of grants, contracts, memoranda of understanding and cooperative agreements is required.

Evaluations:

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

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to resolve problems independently associated with the delivery of laboratory services is required. These could include procurement and distribution of lab supplies, equipment, manpower shortages, infrastructure deficiencies.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret the spectrum of laboratory medicine services and to identify and resolve a variety of technical issues such as testing algorithms and diagnostic procedural weakness is required.
  • Ability to lead project teams and workgroups to develop effective working relationships with national and international working partners to identify training needs and solutions is required.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills are required to develop and maintain effective, sustainable working relationships with national and international working partners and to prepare substantive and analytical reporting.
  • Strong management skills are required to operate independently with limited direct supervision of day-to-day activities and to lead results-driven project teams and workgroups.
  • Excellent overall computer skills (keyboarding with both speed and accuracy) is required.
  • Ability to persuade others, ingenuity and innovation will be required to influence collaborative organizations engaged in disease prevention and control to adopt appropriate strategies for improving the Lab systems and processes in-country. Very good numerical skills for manipulating and reporting statistical data is required.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO):

  • The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Qualifications:

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

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits
Agency Benefits:

  • Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Abuja, Nigeria may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.
  • For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.
  • The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.

Other Information:

  • Hiring Preference Selection Process: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

Hiring Preference Order:

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

Important

  • Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.
  • ** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.
  • For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

Marketing Statement:

Salary
NGN 15,890,203 – USD $58,767 / Annum

Deadline: 14th April, 2021.

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

Job Title: Public Health Specialist, Surveillance – All Interested Candidates (DGHP)

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-038
Location: Abuja
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Series / Grade: LE – 0550 11
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential:  LE-11

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 4.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • All Interested Applicants / All Sources
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Term appt, NTE 2 yrs
  • Appointment Type Details: Definite not to Exceed 2 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.
  • Travel Required: 25% or less (Incumbent will perform work related travel)

Duties

  • This position is the Senior Advisor and Specialist responsible for activities related to the implementation of the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA), specifically for disease surveillance activities funded through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) Act and are deemed to be of priority to the Government of Nigeria and the CDC-Nigeria Office.
  • The incumbent under the leadership and direct supervision of the Division of Global Health Protection Program Director, will work closely with CDC colleagues and provide technical guidance and  expertise to the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) and other participating partners in the design, implementation and strengthening of surveillance activities funded through the CARES Act.
  • The incumbent will interface with all levels of NGO and cooperative partners, and medical personnel for the purpose of developing and maintaining highly functional health information and surveillance systems.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements
Education Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Public Health, Medicine, Epidemiology, Demography or Behavioral Science is required.

Experience:

  • Five years’ experience in public health surveys and disease surveillance is required. Also required is experience in the control of priority infectious diseases at the local, state or international levels that entailed responsibility for the evaluation of program activities.
  • Experience in the use of measurement methods required for required for M&E, surveys / surveillance or strategic information of populations and health programs, including quantitative and qualitative research is required.
  • Experience must include two years of management experience.

Job Knowledge:

  • Detailed knowledge of research methods and the collection, analysis and presentation of public health / epidemiologic data in order to plan, design, direct the implementation of and strengthen procedures for collection, analysis and dissemination of epidemiological data is required.
  • This includes knowledge of the principles, theories and practices of USG and internationally recognized standards for surveillance and survey regulations and procedures.
  • Detailed knowledge of the host government health care system and structures including familiarity with Ministry of Health policies, program priorities and regulations is required.
  • Good working knowledge of team management techniques to plan, organize and direct multi-disciplinary project teams and activities is required.
  • Good working knowledge of overall administrative requirements in development and support of grants, contracts, memoranda of understanding and cooperative agreements is required.

Evaluations:

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

Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong analytical skills to readily understand and discuss new surveillance program design, management, and implementation approaches are required. This includes the development of evaluation designs, use of reliable and valid instruments, and methods for data collection, analysis and reports.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills are required to develop and maintain effective, sustainable working relationships with national and international working partners and to prepare substantive and analytical reporting.
  • Strong management skills are required to operate independently with limited direct supervision of day-to-day activities and to lead results-driven project teams and workgroups.
  • Excellent overall computer skills (keyboarding with both speed and accuracy) and advanced skill levels in use of at least one of the more common epidemiologic data analysis software (EPINFO, STATA, SAS, or SPSS) is required.
  • Excellent numerical skills for manipulating and reporting statistical data is required.
  • Experience in the setting of computer software development standards, specifications and guidelines as well as experience working within already set standards to implement IT solutions is required.
  • The incumbent will be expected to exercise tact in applying guidelines to unique and different public health surveillance activities, as surveillance programs and surveys are highly complex and can be threatening to stakeholders.
  • Ability to persuade others, ingenuity and innovation will be required to influence collaborative organizations engaged in disease prevention and control to adopt appropriate strategies for improving the surveillance and survey process

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO):

  • The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Qualifications:

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

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits
Agency Benefits:

  • Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Abuja, Nigeria may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.
  • For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.
  • The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.

Other Information:

  • Hiring Preference Selection Process:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

Hiring Preference Order:

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

Important

  • Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant.
  • The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.
  • ** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.
  • For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

Marketing Statement:

Salary
NGN 15,890,203 – USD $58,767 Annually.

Deadline: 14th April, 2021.

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

Job Title: USAID Accountant (Current Mission Employees only) (72062021R10017)

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-036
Location: Abuja
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Series/Grade: LE – 4005 10
Promotion Potential: LE-10
Work Schedule: Full-time – Work Schedule is 40hrs per week
Slot: 2 Openings

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Five (5) years renewable, estimated to start on or after August 2021
  • Travel Required: Occasional Travel

Marketing Statement:

  • USAID is an independent Federal Government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State. With headquarters in Washington, D.C., USAID fosters transformational development around the world. Our work supports economic growth and trade; agriculture and the environment; education and training; democracy and governance; global health; global partnerships and humanitarian assistance. We operate in the following regions of the world: Afghanistan and Pakistan, Africa (all of Africa), Asia, Europe and Eurasia, Latin America and the Caribbean and the Middle East.

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

Summary

  • The CCNPSC Project Accountant of USAID / Nigeria is responsible for appraising project management personnel of project status and provides advice on project related issues and concerns.
  • S/he interprets financial policies and procedures, reviews financial documents for management implications, provides financial support services, and assists in the formulation of program budgets. This position is required to perform travel related duties.
  • Incumbent is required to perform work-related travels.

Duties
Maintenance of financial management systems 40%:

  • Responsible for maintaining comprehensive financial management systems for USAID / Nigeria program and other special program portfolio activities including Office of Transition Initiative (OTI), Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), and Food for Peace (FFP).
  • Review of request for funds, preparation of funding information and providing fund availability; ensuring compliance with statutory regulations, and that all accounting transactions: obligations, vendor information and commitments are properly recorded in Mission financial systems.
  • Prepares ICASS planning budgets for various ICASS accounts and review ICASS invoices to ensure equitable allocations.

Financial reporting, funds control and pipeline management 15%:

  • Reviews all program records periodically and prepare standardize reports: accruals, section 1311 review (review of unliquidated obligations), and section 517 de-obligation/re-obligation of funds.
  • Review monthly budget matrix and emphasis areas of coding for program commitments. Perform 224 reconciliations and clear transactions in Statement of Difference (SOD) report. Investigate and resolve cash reconciliation and suspense account items.

Budget formulation and execution 15%:

  • Assists in the development of the Mission Annual Program Budget submission and preparation of Congressional notification table.
  • Assist in formulating and implementing program funded operational cost budget.
  • Monitor expiring and cancelling fund status, develop and implement utilization plans to facilitate prompt liquidation.
  • Develop and maintain reporting systems to track and control special budgets, cost centers and appropriations.

Support to program implementation 15%.:

  • Provides financial management support to Program planning and implementation and assist to respond to program queries from AID/W.
  • Participate in program Development Objective meetings, technical evaluation committee tasks and private sector engagements; and assist the Financial Analysts with pre-award surveys, financial reviews, program accounting information, and specialized project financial progress reports as required.

Capacity building and support to Operating Expense Accountant 15%:

  • Provides support to/backstop the Operating Expense Accountant to meet Mission workload needs.
  • Assist in providing financial management training to activity managers, implementing Partners and Accounting Technicians.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements
Physical Demands:

  • The work requested does not involve undue physical demands.

Education Requirements:

  • Minimum university degree or its equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, or related field is required.

Evaluations:

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

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

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

USAID is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

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

Qualifications:

  • Prior Work Experience: Minimum three years of progressively responsible experience in public or private accounting is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • A thorough knowledge is required of USG accounting, financial analysis and budgeting procedures, cash reconciliation, Automated Directive System (ADS) Series 600, General Accounting Office decisions, Travel and Transportation Guides, Standardized regulations, Controller’s Guidebook, knowledge of Phoenix Operating Guide, Knowledge of Laws, regulations, and procedures associated with USG is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • A high level of analytical skill and sound judgment is required. Must be capable of supervising and training Accounting Technicians.
  • Must be able to maintain effective working relations with American and CCN personnel in USAID and other USG Agencies at post and local business organizations.
  • Must be able to carry out all duties and responsibilities with minimum supervision.

Language Proficiency:

  • Level IV English (fluent) both spoken and written is required.

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits
Agency Benefits:

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

Benefits:

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

Allowance (as applicable):

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

Other Information:

  • USAID Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR), Appendix J, “Direct USAID Contracts With a Cooperating Country National and with a Third Country National for Personal Services Abroad,” including contract clause “General Provisions,” available at: https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/documents/1868/aidar_0.pdf
  • Contract Cover Page form AID 309-1 available at: https://www.usaid.gov/forms
  • Acquisition & Assistance Policy Directives/Contract Information Bulletins (AAPDs/CIBs) for Personal Services Contracts with Individuals available at: http://www.usaid.gov/work-usaid/aapds-cibs
  • Ethical Conduct.  By the acceptance of a USAID personal services contract as an individual, the contractor will be acknowledging receipt of the “Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch,” available from the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, in accordance with General Provision 2 and 5 CFR 2635.  See: https://www.oge.gov/web/oge.nsf/OGE%20Regulations

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
NGN12,772,559 / Annum

Deadline: 14th April, 2021.

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

Job Title: Administrative Clerk (All Interested Candidates)

Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-033
Location: Lagos
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Series/Grade: LE – 0105 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: Definite not to Exceed (5 years) subject of 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.

Duties

  • Under the direction of Site Security Manager (SSM), the Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) Administrative Clerk is responsible for the overall office management of security operations.
  • When not conducting duties as an Administrative Clerk, the incumbent will fill in, when necessary, to assist the Foreign Service National Investigators (FSNIs) with background investigation and vetting paperwork.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements
Education Requirements:

  • Completion of Secondary School or high school diploma

Experience:

  • Minimum of two years of administration or management or customer service experience in office environment is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of office administrative standards and procedures is required. Knowledge of Nigeria customs and working practices in general to understand the local protocol for interpersonal interaction, communication, and norms to coordinate personnel matters.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

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

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good customer service orientation and interpersonal skills are required. Proficiency in computer for data entry, spreadsheets, word processing, and email.
  • Ability to establish and maintain liaison with personnel at all levels in other organizations in order to coordinate personnel matters.

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
NGN4,834,097 / USD34,021 / Annum

Deadline: 9th April, 2021.

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

Job Title: General Service Clerk (Motor Pool Administrative Clerk) – All Interested Candidates

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-035
Location: Abuja
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Series / Grade: LE – 0105 5
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-5

Overview

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

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

  • The incumbent works in the Motor pool section in an administrative capacity.
  • S/he interfaces with various persons from all agencies and sections of the Mission, as well as external contractors in the Motor Vehicle fields.
  • Updates and maintains multiple Fleet Management Information System (FMIS) vehicle software applications in Department of State (DOS)’s Integrated Logistical Management System.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements
Education Requirements:

  • Two years university studies is required.

Experience

  • Minimum of two years of progressively responsible work experience as an administrative assistant, clerk, or secretary utilizing the Microsoft suite of computer software at a reputable company or organization is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Must have good knowledge of standard administrative procedures, including general knowledge of business correspondence, data storage, and proper filing and retrieval practices.

Evaluations:

  • These may be tested. Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.
  • Language:  Good working knowledge of speaking/reading/writing of English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to type 40 words per minute and use the Microsoft suite of applications is required.
  • Must be able to use typical office equipment, such as scanners, copiers, etc.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task.
  • Must be able to analyze data, spot problems and make corrections within the scope of duties

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO):

  • The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Qualifications:

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

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits
Agency Benefits:

  • Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Abuja, Nigeria may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.
  • For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.
  • The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.

Other Information:

  • Hiring Preference Selection Process:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

Hiring Preference Order:

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

Important

  • Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.
  • ** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.
  • For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

Marketing Statement:

Salary
NGN 3,652,290 / USD $30,414 / Annum

Deadline: 14th April, 2021.

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

Job Title: Refrigeration / Air-Conditioning Mechanic (All Interested Candidates)

Announcement Number: Lagos-2020-009RA-T
Location: Lagos
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Series / Grade: LE – 1210 5
Work Schedule: Full-time – 48 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-5

Overview

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

Summary

  • The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (48 number of hours per week)
  • Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (6 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Duties

  • Basic Function of the Position – The Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Maintenance Worker carries out maintenance and repair work to all mission buildings and facilities including residential owned and leased properties.
  • S / he installs and repairs HVAC systems and ensures that all tasks are completed in accordance with applicable codes and manufacturers’ recommendations.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements
Education Requirements:

  • Completion of Secondary School is required.

Experience:

  • Three (3) years of experience in the repair and maintenance of commercial or industrial HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning)  systems is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Maintenance and repair of HVAC controls including motor starters, thermostats, humidistats, variable frequency drive (VFD) motors and controllers, motorized and gravity dampers, sensors and building automation systems, furnaces, hydronic systems, hot water heaters and heat pumps, evaporators and condensers, chillers and boilers.
  • Minor component replacement of motors, valves, pumps, controls and recording instruments is required.
  • HVAC testing procedures in control devices to monitor, diagnose faults, determine current operating capacity to the design requirements, all in accordance with standard procedure and regulations is required.
  • Reading and working from engineering drawings, specification, HVAC schematics, on-line diagrams and material list is required.

Evaluations:

  •  Please specify in your application your level of proficiency in the language listed.
  • Language: Level II (Limited knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Communication and interpersonal skills to answer queries from end-users is required.
  • A flexible approach to work shifts and answer emergency calls at all hours is required.
  • Must have Nigeria valid driver’s license.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO):

  • The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Qualifications:

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

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits
Agency Benefits:

  • Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Lagos, Nigeria may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.
  • For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.
  • The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.

Other Information:

  • Hiring Preference Selection Process:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

Hiring Preference Order:

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

Important

  • Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.
  • ** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.
  • For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

Marketing Statement:

Salary
NGN 4,382,748 / USD $30,414 – Annum

Deadline: 9th April, 2021.

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

Job Title: Deputy Property Warehouse Supervisor (All Interested Candidates)

Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-037
Location: Lagos
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Series / Grade: LE – 0805 8
Work Schedule: Full-time – 48 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-8.

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: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

Summary

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

Duties

  • The incumbent serves as Deputy Property Warehouse (PW) Supervisor, and is under the supervision of the Property Warehouse Supervisor.
  • S / he is responsible for a full range of program management relating to the Lagos Logistics Center (LLC) operations.
  • S / he supervises one Supply Supervisor, two storekeepers-one expandable / one one-expandable, and indirectly supervises 35 warehouse locally employed staff. Lagos manages $8.5 million in non-expandable assets, and $2 million in expendable assets.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements
Education Requirements:

  • Completion of secondary school is required.

Experience

  • Minimum of three years experience in management, logistics, warehouse, or inventory and supply management including one year of supervisory experience is required.Job Knowledge:
  • In-depth knowledge of standard supply instructions and procedures, catalogue and ordering procedures is required.
  • Must  have good knowledge and demonstrated ability of quality customer service provision, local labor law, traffic laws, airport access requirements,  and warehouse best practices.

Evaluations:

  • This may be tested. Please specify the level of proficiency in the language listed.
  • Language:  Good working knowledge reading/writing/speaking English is required.  Good working knowledge in of the following local languages: Yoruba/Igbo/Hausa languages is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to direct and supervise efficiently and be tactful, yet effective, in dealings with American personnel and their EFM/MOH about household furnishing and equipment.
  • Ability to organized, extract complex data and prepare easy-to read report for users is required. Must have valid Nigerian Driver’s license.
  • Must be able to operate forklift.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO):

  • The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Qualifications:

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

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits
Agency Benefits:

  • Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Lagos, Nigeria may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.
  • For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.
  • The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.

Other Information:

  • Hiring Preference Selection Process:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

Hiring Preference Order:

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

Important

  • Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant.
  • The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.
  • ** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.
  • For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

Marketing Statement:

Salary
NGN 10,397,445 / USD $42,570 – Annum

Deadline: 7th April, 2021.

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

Important Notice

  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance.
  • To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.

Required Documents
In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested diploma and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.

  • Residency and/or Work Permit
  • Secondary School Certificate
  • Driver’s License

For EFMs, in addition to the above:

  • Copy of Orders / Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)

Next Steps:

  • Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.
  • For further information – the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.
  • Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Lagos, Nigeria.
  • For More Info: HR Section 09-461-4000 HRNigeria@state.gov

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