US Embassy Jobs Recruitment in Nigeria [8 new positions]

Find latest US Embassy jobs recruitment in Lagos and Abuja December, 2021

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.

US Consulate-General to Nigeria Recruitment

The US Embassy jobs in Nigeria




Dec, 2021  Civil Engineer – All Interested Candidates, Lagos

Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-124
Location: Lagos
Series/Grade: LE – 1105 11
Promotion Potential: LE-11
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 04.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • All Interested Applicants / All Sources
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Temporary
  • Appointment Type Details: Definite not to Exceed 5 years subject to successful completion of probationary period.

Summary

  • The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (40 hours per week)
  • Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (6 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances / certifications or their candidacy may end.
  • Supervisory Position: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required: Not Required

Duties
Basic Function:

  • Working under the Construction Manager / Project Director of the Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) team, the Civil Engineer is responsible for overseeing and inspecting all work elements of the construction site, reviewing shop drawings and other construction plans, developing change orders and cost estimates for the New Consulate Compound (NCC) Project.  

Qualifications and Evaluations
Experience:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in civil engineering related to building construction and renovation on large scale residential or commercial development projects, of which, two (2) years of experience in construction project management and oversight is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Must have comprehensive understanding of DOS / OBO construction regulations and guidelines, OBO commissioning and construction guidebook.
  • Knowledge of local building and construction codes, local safety and security rules is required.
  • Must be familiar with the local government structure and jurisdictions and the key personnel in order to facilitate authorization and related engagement.
  • Must have professional knowledge in civil design calculations and criteria, preparation of engineering drawings and specifications. 

Education Requirements:

  • University Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited institution is required.
  • Note: NYSC Certificate or Exemption document is required.

Evaluations:

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

Language:  

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

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) and Internet Research is required.
  • Professional skills and experience in using construction management software such as Microsoft Project and Primavera is required.
  • Ability to create civil engineering cost estimates and review civil construction drawings for code compliance is required.
  • Ability to operate documenting and measuring equipment such as cameras, infrared thermometers, surveying equipment, levels, plumbs, and measuring tapes is required.
  • Incumbent must be capable of working independently.

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
NGN15,890,203 (USD53,767) Annually.

Application Closing Date
14th December, 2021.

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

Important Information

  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a 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

  • Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:
    • 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)

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.

Safety Program Coordinator – All Interested Candidates (OBO)

Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-121
Location: Lagos
Series/Grade: LE – 1201 10
Promotion Potential: LE-10
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 05 (steps 5-14).  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • All Interested Applicants / All Sources
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Temporary
  • Appointment Type Details: Definite not to Exceed 5 years subject to successful completion of probationary period.

Summary

  • The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (40 hours per week)
  • Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (6 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances / certifications or their candidacy may end.
  • Supervisory Position: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required: Not Required

Duties
Basic Function for the Position:

  • Working under the Construction Manager / Project Director of the Overseas Building Operations (OBO) project team, the Safety Program Coordinator provides professional expertise and guidance relating to site safety and health issues during all phases of construction, including site development, excavation, foundation, superstructure, exterior walls, mechanical and electrical systems, and interior finish work for the New Consulate Compound (NCC) Project.
  • The position is responsible for ensuring compliance with U.S. Department of State as well as host country construction safety and health regulations.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Experience:

  • Minimum of five (5) years in construction with experience in occupational safety or industrial hygiene is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Thorough knowledge of construction safety management principles, practices and procedures is required.
  • Knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) construction and safety regulations, as well as principles and practices of evaluating and implementing safety programs are required.
  • Knowledge of the local codes of electrical, mechanical, structural, and International Building Code (IBC) is required.
  • Knowledge of local construction policies and local labor laws are required.
  • Specialized knowledge in construction health, safety requirements including: accident prevention, laws and regulations applicable to employee safety and occupational health, occupational health and loss prevention programs, industrial safety practices, methods of assessing safety hazards and controls, and techniques for conducting accident investigations are required.

Education Requirements:

  • University Degree in Safety Management, Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Safety, Construction, Engineering, or Architecture is required.
  • Note: NYSC Certificate or Exemption document is required.

Evaluations:

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

Language:  

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

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively and maintain effective working relationships with people at all levels is required.
  • Multi-tasking, problem solving and organizational skills are required.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) is required.
  • Must possess excellent writing skills for drafting of materials and reports in the performance of duties is required is required.
  • Mathematical skills are required when reading and interpreting construction calculations to validate the implementation of the appropriate safety mechanism / prevention. Must have the ability to lift tools and other job materials.
  • Must be able to work outdoors under harsh weather conditions.

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
NGN12,772,559 (USD53,596) Annually.

Application Closing Date
14th December, 2021.

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

Important Information

  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a 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

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  • Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:
    • 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)

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.

Architect – All Interested Candidates (OBO)

Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-120
Location: Lagos
Series/Grade: LE – 1110 11
Promotion Potential: LE-11
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 04.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • All Interested Applicants / All Sources
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Temporary
  • Appointment Type Details: Definite not to Exceed 5 years subject to successful completion of probationary period.

Summary

  • The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (40 hours per week)
  • Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (6 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances / certifications or their candidacy may end.
  • Supervisory Position: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required: Not Required

Duties
Basic Function for the Position:

  • Working under the Overseas Building Operations (OBO) Project Director (PD) / Construction Manager (CM), the Architect is responsible for construction inspection, reviewing of plans, recommending approval of shop drawings and submittals, maintaining a daily log of construction activities, developing change orders including preparation of cost estimates, and other construction architectural duties for the New Consulate Compound (NCC).
  • The Architect must be capable of working independently and provide professional architectural services in support of the project. 

Qualifications and Evaluations
Experience:

  • Minimum of five (5) years in the field of architecture related to building construction and renovations is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Must have knowledge of U.S. building codes and specifications including an understanding of DOS / OBO construction regulations and guidelines, OBO commissioning and construction guidebook.
  • Knowledge of local building and construction codes, architectural laws, codes and permits applicable to local construction environment, local safety and security rules is required.
  • Must be familiar with the local government structures, jurisdictions, key persons, processes to guarantee effective authorizations and related engagement.
  • Professional knowledge in the field of architectural principles, practices and technical perspectives as well as thorough professional knowledge in project management is required.

Education Requirements:

  • University Degree in Architecture from an accredited institution is required.
  • Note: NYSC Certificate or Exemption document is required.

Evaluations:

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

Language:  

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

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) and internet research is required.
  • Professional skills using construction management software such as AutoCAD and Revit is required.
  • Ability to create architectural cost estimates and review construction drawings for code compliance is required.
  • Must be able to lift items up to 35 pounds.
  • Must hold a 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
NGN15,890,203 (USD53,767) Annually.

Application Closing Date
14th December, 2021.

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

Important Information

  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a 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

  • Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:
    • 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)

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.

Public Health Specialist, Surveillance – All Interested Candidates, Abuja

(Branch Chief, Epid. Surv. and Health Informatics)

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-119
Location: Abuja
Series/Grade: LE – 0550 12
Promotion Potential: LE-12
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is FP-3.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • All Interested Applicants / All Sources
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period.

Summary

  • The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (40 hours per week)
  • Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (6 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances / certifications or their candidacy may end.
  • Supervisory Position: Yes
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required:
    • 50% or less
    • Job holder routinely travels to CDC project sites and facilities to monitor prevention activities.30-35% of all time will be spent on local and international travel for site visits, workshops, trainings, conferences etc.

Duties
Basic Function:

  • The incumbent, under the supervision and guidance of the Medical Epidemiologist / Deputy Director for Epidemiology, Strategic Information and Science will be responsible for oversight and direction of the CDC epidemiology, surveillance and health informatics within CDC Nigeria’s Global AIDS Program.
  • The incumbent will be responsible for providing support and supervision to the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) surveillance and epidemiology and health informatic activities, including strategic planning and budgeting in the areas of program reporting, HIV epidemic and behavioral surveillance and other community-based surveys, special studies and program evaluations with attention to harmonized routine reporting with the National M&E system.
  • The incumbent will also serve as the lead person for evaluating progress in program planning and implantation of PEPFAR prevention, care and treatment program presented in the Country Operational Plans, Annual and Semi-Annual Reports.
  • The incumbent will manage and support CDC implementing partners.  Position is an LE Direct Hire appointed position, will serve as Project Officer and will have signatory authority for CDC awards and Cooperative Agreements.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Experience:

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ work experience in of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care, and/or Treatment at the local, state Federal or international levels with responsibility for the evaluation of program activities through effective routine reporting or special surveys, the incumbent should also have experience in use of measurement methods required for Monitoring and Evaluation of target populations and health programs including quantitative and qualitative operations research.
  • S/he should also have filed experience in conducting community-based surveys and/or HIV/AIDS prevalence /incidence surveys.
  • Incumbent should have additional one year of supervisory experience of highly trained professional such as physicians, evaluation experts and HMIS specialists, and one year of managerial experience is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the principles of organizational management and working effectively with task teams or technical working groups is required.
  • Advanced knowledge of program evaluation strategies and techniques as well as public health intervention such as HIV/AIDs, TB STI prevention, care and treatment program is required.
  • Expert knowledge and use of program management principles as well as expert knowledge in the translation of evaluation of data as it pertains to the improvement of program operations, guidelines and policies are required.
  • Detailed knowledge of the Nigeria government health care system and structures including familiarity with Ministry of Health policies, program priorities and regulations, and its building blocks as defined by WHO: human resources, financial, strategic information, commodities/logistic, services delivery and leadership/governance is required.
  • Good working knowledge of HIV/AIDS public health programs, strategies, methods, processes and techniques used to plan, develop, implement and evaluate results of prevention programs is required.
  • Technical understanding of laboratory techniques for testing HIV/AIDS including diagnostic (including rapid test kits, ELISA etc.) monitoring and incidence testing is required.

Education Requirements:

  • Terminal Degree in one of the following disciplines: Medicine, Public Health, Epidemiology or Behavioral Sciences is required.
  • Note: NYSC Certificate or Exemption document is required

Evaluations:

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

Language:  

  • Fluency in speaking / Writing / Reading English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Skill in providing leadership, direction and technical expertise in the management and evaluation of public health programs, as they relate to strategic information is required. This includes the development of evaluation designs use of reliable and valid instruments, and methods for data collection, analysis and reports.
  • Ability to lead project team and workgroups and to develop effective working relationships with national and international working partners. This includes the ability to resolve independently problems related to supervision of personnel, program policy and program operations are required.
  • Ability to exercise considerable ingenuity in applying guidelines to unique and different setting, as the work is highly complex and can be threatening to stakeholders, as the Epi and Surveillance team lead, as well as ability too exercise considerable innovation during his/her attempts to influence other collaborative organizations engaged in SI activities related to HIV/AIDS is required.
  • 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.
  • Incumbent must possess extensive skills in communication and presentation of complex ideas, proposals. Study results to divergent audiences.
  • Incumbent must have skills to negotiated win-win situation when faced with difficult problems or conflicting position. Excellent 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 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
 NGN17,733,456 (USD72,526) Annually.

Application Closing Date
13th December, 2021.

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

Important Information

  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a 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. 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
    • Degree (or transcripts)
    • NYSC Certificate
    • Certificate or 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 Abuja, Nigeria.

Commercial Specialist – All Interested Candidates, Lagos

Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-116 | US Embassy
Location: Lagos
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Series / Grade: LE – 1510 10
Promotion Potential: LE-10
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hour per week

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 5/5.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • All Interested Applicants / All Sources
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

Summary

  • The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (40 hours per week)
  • Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (6 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
  • Supervisory Position: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required: 25% or less Incumbent will make foreign trip and regional trade shows relevant to the sector

Basic Function

  • As a professional analyst and advisor to the U.S. staff in planning organizing and administering programs to facilitate the marketing of U.S goods and services.
  • The specialist assists U.S. firms by developing and organizing marketing strategies, including market research and reporting, planning trade events and opportunities, and bringing U.S. and Nigeria business representatives together.
  • Analyzes market trends and evaluates market research involving the sectors for which responsible.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements:

  • Experience: Six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in business, government or NGOs in the fields of marketing, trade promotion, or international trade is required.
  • Job Knowledge:  Thorough knowledge of Nigeria economy and trading practices; comprehensive understanding fo foreign trade policy and issues effecting the domestic economy’s bilateral trade relations with the U.S; understanding of USG trade policies, and export promotion programs, working knowledge of international trade (terms and procedures).

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Economics, Marketing, Finance or International Trade or related field.

NB: NYSC Certificate or Exemption document is required.

Evaluations:

  • This may be tested. Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.
  • Language:  Fluent in Reading / Writing / Speaking English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • The following skills and abilities are required: develop and maintain an extensive range of appropriate mid to high-level contacts in the host government and private sector;
  • To plan, organize, and execute complex commercial research projects and to prepare precise and accurate factual and analytical reports; and
  • To render advice with detachment and objectivity, employing sound professional judgment.

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
NGN12,772,559 (USD53,596) – Annually

Application Closing Date
26th November, 2021.

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

Important Information

  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a 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
  • 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)

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.

Security Investigator – All Interested Candidates (Foreign Service National Investigator), Lagos

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 08.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • All Interested Applicants / All Sources
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period.

Summary

  • The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (40 hours per week)
  • Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (6 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances / certifications or their candidacy may end.
  • Supervisory Position: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required:
    • 25% or less
    • Incumbent will travel to conduct background investigations and other  RSO operations and threat environment

Duties
Basic Function:

  • Working in the Regional Security Office (RSO), the Foreign Service National Investigator (FSNI) conducts security investigations and maintains liaison with local police and other security and law enforcement officials.
  • The FSNI assists the RSO team in coordinating protection for post personnel and visiting U.S. government officials, obtaining and reporting on information concerning potential security threats to post personnel, facilities, or information.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Experience:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in law enforcement, military, private security, or investigation is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Good working knowledge of the local and regional judicial system including criminal laws and procedures, and laws regarding military service, marriage divorce, and adoption is required.

Education Requirements:

  • A minimum of two (2) years University Studies is required. 

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.
  • Working level (ability to translate) in pidgin and fluent Reading / Writing / Speaking in one of the three major Nigerian languages: Hausa, Igbo or Yoruba is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • A valid driver’s license is required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to conduct investigations with utmost discretion
  • Ability to draft correspondence and reports in English; and skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook applications.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team setting.

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
 NGN8,664,538 (USD42,570) Annually.

Application Closing Date
8th December, 2021.

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

Important Information

  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a 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
    • Degree (or transcripts)
    • 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 Abuja, Nigeria.

Telecommunications Technician – All Interested Candidates

| US Embassy | Location: Lagos | US Embassy

Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-117
Series/Grade: LE – 0605 6
Promotion Potential: LE-6
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 08.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • All Interested Applicants / All Sources
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period.

Summary

  • The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (40 hours per week)
  • Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (6 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances / certifications or their candidacy may end.
  • Supervisory Position: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required: Not Required

Duties
Basic Function for the Position:

  • Under the direct supervision of the Telecommunications Supervisor, incumbent is responsible for the programming, installation, operation, and maintenance of post radios, base stations, repeaters, comparators, duplexers telecommunications towers / mast, video splitters, amplifiers, combiners  and controllers, video multicast and broadcast equipment, satellite TV decoders and all other radio frequency related equipment at the consulate, offsite locations and residences.
  • S/he is the Primary customer support for all radio and TV related issues and assists with programming and installation of post PBX systems, residential internet services, LAN (Local Area Network) cables and Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) circuits.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Experience:

  • Two (2) years of directly progressively responsible experience in telecommunications is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Must have good knowledge of the Nigerian Communication Commissions’ Regulations, Guidelines and policies.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of electronic and radio theories and practices, installation, operations, management, testing and troubleshooting and repair procedures and techniques.
  • Must have experience in Cisco, satellite remote antenna pointing and alignment, fiber optic and copper cable installations and distribution and local area networking.
  • Knowledgeable with telecommunication test equipment, fiber, ethernet and coaxial cable analyzer. 

Education Requirements:

  • Two (2) years of University / College studies in Electrical, Electronics or Telecommunications is required.

Evaluations:

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

Language:  

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

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have excellent numerical skills to carry out measurement of lengths, distances, elevation of azimuth angle, etc.
  • Must be able to work independently to resolve stressful and unforeseen situations.
  • Must be able to utilize and calibrate a wide range of test equipment and use a myriad of hand power tool.
  • Must be able to lift weights (up to 25 kg) and climb heights of up to 120fts with due regard to workplace health and safety standards.
  • Must be able to work in difficult, sometimes dirty and cramped conditions.
  • Must be able to communicate courteously with customers, both direct hire and local staff. Must have valid Nigeria 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
NGN4,834,097 (USD32,021) Annually.

Application Closing Date
1st December, 2021.

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

Important Information

  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a 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. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.

Required Documents

  • Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:
    • Residency and/or Work Permit
    • Degree with transcript
    • 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.

Motor Vehicle Service Technician – All Interested Candidates (Auto Painter)

| Embassy and the Consulate General

Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-015RA-2
Location: Lagos
Series/Grade: LE – 1020 5
Promotion Potential: LE-5
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Work Schedule: Full-time – 48 hours per week

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 05.  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 hours per week)
  • Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (6 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
  • Supervisory Position: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required: Not Required.

Duties

  • Under the direct supervision of the Auto Body/Fender Foreman, and general supervision of the Auto Mechanic Foreman, the incumbent performs repairs of light, heavy, and armored/non-armored gasoline and diesel powered motor vehicles and forklifts. Performs automotive body repairs as well as painting, welding, and sheet metal work.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Experience:

  • Three (3) years’ experience in automotive body repairs including painting, welding and sheet metal work is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Must have good working knowledge of standard procedures and regulations, as well as good knowledge of various quality types of paints and their application is required.

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of Secondary School is required.
  • Vocational training in Automotive Body Repair and Painting is required.

Evaluations:

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

Language:  

  • Good working knowledge Speaking/Reading/Writing English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have a valid Nigerian drivers’ license to operate cars, trucks, buses, and other vehicles as needed. 
  • Must be able to carry out vehicle repair work with minimum supervision.
  • Must be able to read, understand, and use technical manuals to repair vehicles, with the ability to lift 30lbs weight manually. 
  • Weights above 30lbs should be operated with aid of machine.

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
NGN4,382,748 (USD30,414) annually.

Application Closing Date
1st December, 2021.

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

Important Information

  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a 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. 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.
    • Certificate or 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.

Job Title: Commercial Specialist – All Interested Candidates, Lagos

Embassy, and the Consulate General

Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-116S
Location: Lagos
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Series/Grade: LE – 1510 10
Promotion Potential: LE-10
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hour per week

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply / Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 5/5.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • All Interested Applicants / All Sources:
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

Summary

  • The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (40 hours per week)
  • Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (6 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and / or clearances / certifications or their candidacy may end.
  • Supervisory Position: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required: 25% or less Incumbent will make foreign trip and regional trade shows relevant to the sector

Basic Function

  • As a professional analyst and advisor to the U.S. staff in planning organizing and administering programs to facilitate the marketing of U.S goods and services.
  • The specialist assists U.S. firms by developing and organizing marketing strategies, including market research and reporting, planning trade events and opportunities, and bringing U.S. and Nigeria business representatives together.
  • Analyzes market trends and evaluates market research involving the sectors for which responsible.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements:

  • Experience: Six (8) years of progressively responsible experience in business, government or NGOs in the fields of marketing, trade promotion, or international trade is required.
  • Job Knowledge:  Thorough knowledge of Nigeria economy and trading practices; comprehensive understanding fo foreign trade policy and issues effecting the domestic economy’s bilateral trade relations with the U.S; understanding of USG trade policies, and export promotion programs, working knowledge of international trade (terms and procedures).

Education Requirements:

  • Two (2) years College / University studies is required.

Evaluations:

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

Language: 

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

Skills and Abilities:

  • The following skills and abilities are required: develop and maintain an extensive range of appropriate mid to high-level contacts in the host government and private sector;
    To plan, organize, and execute complex commercial research projects and to prepare precise and accurate factual and analytical reports; and
  • To render advice with detachment and objectivity, employing sound professional judgment.

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
NGN12,772,559 (USD53,596) – Annually

Application Closing Date
24th November, 2021.

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

Important Information

  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a 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
  • 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)

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.

Maintenance Supervisor, Embassy in Abuja, FCT, and the Consulate General

Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-114S
Location: Lagos
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Series / Grade: FP – 1205 10
Promotion Potential: FP-10
Work Schedule: Full-time – 48 hours per week
Telework Eligible: No

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 05.  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 hours per week)
  • Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (6 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
  • Supervisory Position:Yes
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required: Not Required

Duties

  • Basic Function: Under the supervision of the Facility Manager, the Assistant Facility Manager leads a team of skilled tradespersons responsible for maintaining all of the New Consulate Compound (NCC) operating systems and residential buildings. Included among these are the Mechanical and Electrical Systems, Building Automation System (BAS), Chiller Plant, Air Handling Units, VAV System, Potable Water, Sanitary Sewage, Storm Sewage, Oil Water Separator Systems, Fuel Delivery, Distribution, and Fuel Monitoring Systems, and the Fire Alarm and Fire Suppression System; Electrical Power Generation and Distribution Systems; Voltage Regulators; Transformers; Switchgear; Panel boards, Automatic Transfer Switches; Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) motors and controllers; and Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Systems.
  • Additional responsibilities include supervision of the custodial and grounds maintenance staff and overseeing an aggressive recycling and energy conservation program.

Requirements
Experience:

  • Minimum of seven (7) years’ experience working as a project manager/supervisor/foreman at a manufacturing plant, major resort, hospital, office complex, or a large university/school system managing a preventative maintenance program that incorporates or utilizes a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to track scheduled and unscheduled maintenance requests and their related expenses.
  • The incumbents work experience must demonstrate a progression of increased responsibility throughout their career, including developing scopes of work, construction documents (plans and specifications) and cost estimates for new construction projects, building repairs, equipment overhauls, and equipment replacement schedules is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Must have superior knowledge, exceptional technical skills, and a thorough understanding of preventive maintenance techniques and practices, and the use of KPIs in managing an effective preventive maintenance program. 
  • Must be thoroughly familiar with heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems with an in-depth understanding of thermodynamics and how to apply to HVAC theories and principles, well-versed in HVAC controls including motor starters, thermostats, humidistats, variable frequency drive (VFD) motors and controllers, motorized and gravity dampers, building pressurization, building automation systems and sensors; a thorough understanding of International Building Code standards, mechanical/ASHREA standards, indoor air quality standards, ductwork sizing  and air flow principles, and fire and life safety codes.
  • Must have excellent knowledge of power generation and electrical distribution systems, voltage regulation, automatic transfer switches, branch circuit electrical wiring, and Ohms law are required.  

Education Requirements:

  • Two (2) years College or University studies is required. 

Evaluations:

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

Language:  

  • Fluent in writing/speaking/reading English language is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have superior ability and skills in the following areas: work independently with minimal supervision from the Facility Manager; able to serve as the acting Facility Manager in his/her absence; develop and manage work plans for self and others including the distribution of work assignments to facility maintenance personnel; manage an effective preventive maintenance program, using Graphing Multimeter (GMMS) software; develop statements of work, perform feasibility studies for proposed projects, draft and assemble construction documents (plans and specifications), and cost estimates; maintain an adequate inventory of critical spare parts and specialized tools for equipment and systems; assist in developing annual budgets, responses to DOS requests for facility data, and tracking of unscheduled maintenance issues; apply International Building Code and industry best practices to facility management and small, Post-managed projects.
  • Must be able read and understand civil, structural, mechanical and electrical drawings including as built and new project layout drawings, equipment schedules wiring schematics,  and riser diagrams; and, skilled at writing detailed technical reports that may include  translating technical jargon into laymen’s language.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to handle a large workload and multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office software (Word, Excel, Power Point etc.) AutoCAD and other special computer programs required for this position. Must be highly organized and have valid Nigeria 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
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
NGN12,772,559 (USD53,596) Annually.

Application Closing Date
1st December, 2021.

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

Important Information

  • NYSC Certificate or Exemption document is required.
  • 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. 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
    • 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)

Next Steps:

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