US Embassy Jobs Vacancies in Nigeria [2 new]

Find latest US Embassy Consulate-General to Nigeria recruitment for October, 2021

  • Bodyguard Shift Leader – All Interested Candidates
  • Travel Supervisor – All Interested Candidates

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.

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Job Title: Bodyguard Shift Leader – All Interested Candidates | US Embassy

Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-075RA
Location: Lagos
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Series/Grade: LE – 0701 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: 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 (9 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances / certifications or their candidacy may end.
  • Supervisory Position: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required: 50% or less. Incumbent is require to travel to various locations in Nigeria to provide protection support.

Duties

  • The incumbent serves as the Bodyguard (BG) Shift Leader (SL) and/or Agent In Charge (AIC) for the Protective Security Unit in the execution of protective security operations for the U.S. Ambassador / Chief of Mission (COM), and other designated or visiting U.S. government officials as directed.
  • Under the supervision of the Bodyguard Supervisor and managed by the Regional Security Officer (RSO) to Consulate Lagos in order to protect him/her from harm and embarrassment.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements

Experience:  

  • Minimum of four (4) years of experience as a commercial bodyguard, civilian or in the Nigeria police or military is required.

Job Knowledge:  

  • Thorough knowledge of defense measures to be used in the event of a terrorist attack, such as that learned in the military or law enforcement training is required.
  • Knowledge in medical, fire, hostile attack, defensive and emergence driving procedures is required. Must be familiar with Nigeria police services, military, security and other government offices to ensure effective liaison and to facilitate effective protective operations including advance and motorcade operations.

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of high / secondary school is required.

Evaluations:

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

Language:  

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

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to take initiative and show resourcefulness in accomplishing tasks is required.
  • Ability to deal effectively with people of other cultures to obtain cooperation and reach common goals is required.
  • Ability in leadership and interpersonal relations is required.
  • Skills in safely operating an armored vehicle is required.
  • Ability to work on a computer is required.
  • Ability to work variable shifts, 24 hour on call-schedule is required.
  • Ability to travel outside capital city on an as need basis is required.
  • Ability to administer emergency first aid and be qualified in AES/CPR is required.
  • Ability to be, exercise fast reflexes and active thinking, implement excellent observational skills, adaptation, take decisive actions, and stay calm in dangerous situations is required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing is required.
  • Ability to operate on a team, as well as skill in the use of a firearm is required.
  • Ability to maintain physical fitness and endure frequent travel, long working hours in a stressful working environment while maintaining the above standards is required.
  • Must have a 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
USD $34,021 (N4,834,097) Annually.

Application Closing Date
26th October, 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 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.

Job Title: Travel Supervisor – All Interested Candidates | US Embassy | Location: Lagos

Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-106
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Series/Grade: LE – 0910 8
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 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 (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: Not Required.

Duties

  • Under the supervision of the General Services Officer (GSO), the incumbent performs a full range of travel, and visa related services for all agencies at the Consulate.
  • The incumbent is also the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) for travel contracts.
  • The position directly supervises one Senior Expediter, one Travel Assistant, three Travel Ticket Assistants, one Travel Clerk; and indirectly supervises five Expediters. 

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements

Experience:  

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience as an office manager in a travel office is required; and two additional years of supervisory experience is required.

Job Knowledge:  

  • Knowledge of airline and hotel reservation and billing procedures is required.
  • Knowledge of immigration, customs, and via regulations of different countries, as well as knowledge of airport codes, ticket codes/classes, and time zones are required

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalence in Business Administration, Business Management, Secretarial Administration or Personnel Management 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:  

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

Skills and Abilities:

  • Familiarity with Amadeus reservations software is required.
  • Ability to use advanced Excel spreadsheet applications and  word processing skills are required.
  • Must have a good writing skills and possess a valid Nigerian 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
USD $42,570 (N 8,664,538) Annually.

Application Closing Date
22nd October, 2021.

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

Important Information

  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance. 
  • To apply for this position click the “Apply To This Vacancy” button at the top of the page. Click on the “Submit Application” button to complete your application process.
  • 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 (or Exemption)
    • 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.

Job Title: Public Health Specialist, Surveillance | US Embassy

Location: Abuja
Series/Grade: LE – 0550 11
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Promotion Potential: LE-11
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 FS salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • All Interested Applicants / All Sources
    • Current Employees of the Mission – All Agencies and/or U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs); Eligible Family Members (EFMs); or Declared Members of Household (MOHs) – All Agencies
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Definite not to Exceed (5 year).

Summary

  • The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (40 hours per week)
  • Start date: 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: 25% or less
  • Travel Required: Job holder routinely travels to immunization sites, project sites and facilities to monitor immunization activities. 20-25 % of time will be spent on local and international travel for site visits, workshops, trainings, conferences, etc.

Duties

  • This position is responsible for activities related to the implementation of intensified routine immunization activities across Nigeria, which will contribute to strengthening the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA), specifically for core technical areas that are deemed priority for the CDC-Nigeria Office and Government of Nigeria.
  • The Job holder is a senior Epidemiologist responsible for providing technical expertise and assistance to the Ministry of Health (MOH), the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA), the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and other participating partners in the design, implementation and strengthening of vaccine preventable disease (VPD) surveillance, laboratory, immunization, and information systems and the conduct of large, complex surveys designed to measure measles/yellow fever/rubella infection rates and other indicators of importance used for evaluating the impact of control programs and activities.

Requirements
Experience:

  • Five years experience in public health disease surveillance and in the control of priority VPDs including Polio, measles, rubella, yellow fever intervention programs at the local, state or international levels that entailed responsibility for the planning, implementation and evaluation of program activities is required.
  • Experience in the use of measurement methods 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 surveillance, disease outbreaks, the epidemiology of measles, yellow fever, and rubella, research methods and collection is required. The ability to give presentations on public health/epidemiologic data in order to plan, design, direct the implementation of and strengthen procedures for collection, analysis, interpretation, and dissemination of epidemiological data is required.
  • This includes knowledge of the principles, theories and practices of USG and internationally recognized standards for disease outbreaks and response protocol, surveillance, and survey regulations and procedures.
  • Detailed knowledge of planning, implementing and monitoring immunization programs; experience supporting planning, implementation and monitoring of SIAs is required. 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. Good working knowledge of CDC and USG public health programs, strategies, methods, processes and techniques used to plan, develop, implement and evaluate results of immunization programs is required.

Education Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health, Medicine, Epidemiology, Demography or Behavioral Science 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/reading/writing of English is required. 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong analytical skills to readily understand and discuss new surveillance and immunization program design, management, and implementation approaches is 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. Ability to exercise tact in applying guidelines to unique and different immunization and VPD surveillance activities 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 surveillance and survey process is required. This may be tested.

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.

Marketing Statement:

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.

Salary
NGN N15,890,203 / USD58,767 Annually.

Application Closing Date
15th October, 2021.

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

Important Information

  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance. 
  • To apply for this position click the “Apply To This Vacancy” button at the top of the page. Click on the “Submit Application” button to complete your application process. 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 (if applicable)
  • Degree (not transcript)
  • 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.

Job Title: Public Health Specialist (HMIS) – All Interested Candidates (Snr. Program Specialist – Health Mgmt. Info. Sys.) | Public Health Specialist (HMIS) at the U.S. Embassy

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-104
Location: Abuja
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Appointment Type: Permanent
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 04.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • All Interested Applicants / All Sources
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

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:
    • 25% or less
    • Job holder routinely travels to CDC project sites and facilities to monitor prevention activities. 30-35 % of time will be spent on local and international travel for site visits, workshops, trainings, conferences etc.

Duties

  • Under the supervision of the Epidemiologist & Surveillance Branch Chief, the Senior Program Specialist is a team lead position and responsible for Health Management Information Systems (HMIS) strengthening within the context of in-country HIV/AIDS programs supported through the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
  • Job holder provides technical oversight of the Country Operational Plan and Reporting System (COPRS) operations in country and works at a program management level to collaborate with the Ministry of Health and other HIV/AIDS partners in the development and strengthening of data, information systems and software that will improve data flow from the sub-national to the national level of the host country.
  • To carry out this responsibility job holder provides the USG team, Ministry of Health, National AIDS Control Agency and other implementing partners technical recommendations and expertise in the design, development, improvement, and maintenance of information systems that strengthen health service effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Both the advisory and managerial roles require HMIS technical expertise, results-oriented analysis, clear communication, advocacy, and close collaboration with implementing partners and donors.
  • Due to the highly integrated nature of HMIS in all PEPFAR programmatic decision making, job holder represents the agency on HMIS issues at technical working group, policy and strategic planning meetings, including meetings with collaborators and donor agencies.
  • The incumbent will manage and support CDC implementing partners.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements:

  • Experience: Seven (7) years of experience in designing, developing, implementing and maintaining health data information systems to support and evaluate health-related program activities is required, inclusive of two (2) years of supervisory experience.

Job Knowledge:

  • The incumbent must possess extensive knowledge of health delivery information systems, health information technology and applications, especially the application of program management and the translation of evaluation data as it pertains to the improvement of program operations, guidelines, and policies.
  • The incumbent must have a detailed understanding of the structure and functions of PEPFAR, including detailed knowledge of the agency’s role and function in support of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
  • Job holder must have a detailed knowledge of HIV/AIDS, STD or TB prevention activities and the host government health care system and structures including familiarity with Nigeria Ministry of Health policies, program priorities and regulations.
  • Good working knowledge of team management techniques to plan, organize and direct multi-disciplinary project teams and activities is required.

Education Requirements:

  • Medical Degree (MBBS / BMBch) or Master’s Degree in one of the following disciplines is required: Informatics, Information Science, Health Information Management, Computer Science; Computer Engineering, or Information Systems 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 (Reading/Speaking/Writing) in English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to analyze, understand and inform new health management information systems, health ICT program design, management and implementation approaches is required. This includes application of public health informatics techniques and use of ICTs and methods for data collection, analysis, use, and reporting are required.
  • Ability to design or modify sophisticated computer applications to meet data collection requirements is required.
  • Strong oral communications skills are required to develop and maintain effective, sustainable working relationships with ministry, national and international working partners.
  • Good drafting skills are required to provide regular progress reports on various HMIS activities.
  • Good leadership skills are required to operate independently with limited direct supervision of day-to-day activities and to lead results-driven project teams and workgroups is required.
  • Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in applying PEPFAR guidelines to unique and different public health settings, as the programs are highly complex and can be threatening to stakeholders is required.
  • Highly developed persuasive skills, ingenuity and innovation are required. Keyboarding skills that include both speed and accuracy are required.
  • The incumbent should be technically proficient in database design, development and administration; conversant with all of the software packages and tools necessary for successful health information system development e.g., Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, and statistical programs such as SAS, SPSS, or STATA); SQL programming, understanding of both transactional (OLTP) and analytical (OLAP) data environments related to health including spatial analysis, GIS etc.

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 – Per Year

Application Closing Date
15th October, 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
  • 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.

Job Title: Make Ready Coordinator | US Embassy | Location: Abuja, NI

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-100
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Series/Grade: FP – 1205 7
Promotion Potential: FP-7

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FS is 07.  Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • Current Employees of the Mission – All Agencies and/or U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs); Eligible Family Members (EFMs); or Declared Members of Household (MOHs) – All Agencies
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Definite not to Exceed (5 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.
  • Supervisory Position: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required: Not Required

Duties

  • Basic Function of the Position – Incumbent overseas the preparation of leased residential units for occupancy for all Mission agencies. 
  • S/he works closely with the General Service Office, Facilities Maintenance sections, and the RSO Office to coordinate the preparation of housing units for personnel assigned to post. 
  • Incumbent inspects employees Housing before employees depart post for damages to government provided furniture, furnishing, appliances, and equipment. Additionally, s/he ensures that the contractors performs the work according to the standards set up.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Education Requirements:

  • Completion of Secondary School or high Diploma Certificate is required.

Requirements:

  • Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of responsible administrative and/or building trades experience is required
  • Job Knowledge:  Must be familiar with U.S. Government administrative procedures.

Evaluations:

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

Language: 

  • Level IV (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to manage projects, plan meetings, provide good customer-service and good attention to detail is required.
  • Ability to tactfully interact in person, by email, and by phone with mid-level skills in MS-Word, Excel, and Outlook is required.
  • Must be able to drive Government Owned Vehicle (GOV).

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
USD $38,056 / NGN6,455,212 Annually

Application Closing Date
7th October, 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 Non-sensitive 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:
    • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
    • Residency and/or Work Permit
    • High school diploma certificate
    • 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

Job Title: Lead Automotive Mechanic | US Embassy | Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-101 | Location: Lagos


Work Schedule: Full-time – 48 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-7
Series/Grade: LE – 1020 7

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 07.  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 supervisor of the General Services Officer (GSO) and the Motor Pool Supervisor (MPS), the incumbent is responsible for the Motor Pool (MP) Garage operation, in accordance with Department of State (DOS) regulations and post policy. S/he supervises three mechanics, two auto body fenders, one auto painter, one electrician, and two boat mechanics.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Education Requirements:

  • Completion of Elementary School with vocational training or apprenticeship recognized as producing journeyman automotive mechanic skills or equivalent is required.

Experience:  

  • Two (2) years of journeyman automotive mechanic experience, and one (1) year of supervisory automotive mechanic experience working on American vehicle/engines is required.

Job Knowledge:  

  • Must have good working knowledge of standard procedures and regulations, as well as journeyman automotive trade knowledge. 
  • Must have excellent knowledge base of American motor vehicles.

Evaluations:

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

Language:  

  • Good working knowledge (speaking/reading/writing) in English language is required.

Skills And Abilities:

  • Must have good communication skills and be familiar with Word, Excel, Internet, and email.
  • Must have a valid Nigerian drivers’ license to operate cars, trucks, buses, and other vehicles as needed.
  • Must posses strong leadership skill with the ability to lift 30lbs (14kg) weight manually. 
  • Weights above 30 lbs 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.

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 ₦7,746,254 / USD $38,056 Annually

Application Closing Date
8th October, 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
    • Primary 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: Consular Associate | Location: Abuja, NI | Erajobs state.gov nigeria

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-102
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-6
Series/Grade: LE – 1405 6

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.
    • U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) – All Agencies
  • Security Clearance Required: Secret/Confidential Clearance
  • 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

  • The incumbent may work in any of the three units (American Citizen Services Unit (ACS), Fraud Prevention Unit (FPU), and Non-immigrant Visa Unit (NIV), of the Consular Section as required. 
  • S/he will manage a wide-range of non-adjudicatory roles and workflow involving complex and various consular cases by working with locally employed staff (LE Staff). 
  • The duties include but are not limited to performing ACS casework assignments; responding to public inquires; assisting in fraud prevention activities; capturing finger scans of visa applicants and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma is required.
  • Satisfactory completion of the 31-day Basic Consular Course (PC 530) at the National Foreign Affairs Training Center within the last five years is required. OR has completed ConGen and worked as a Consular Associate, PAS or CA-AEFM in the last five years.

Experience:

  • One year of consular work experience in the last five years is required.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

  • Fluent Speaking/Reading/Writing English is required.

Skills And Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively U.S. law and management policies to Americans seeking consular services is required. Must be able to exercise highly developed tact and sound judgement in courteously providing customer services to Americans in distress. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively decisions concerning U.S. citizenship and/or visa ineligibilities to consular officers is required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (MS Word, Excel, and Outlook) 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.

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.

Salary
USD $42,570 Annually

Application Closing Date
11th October, 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 Secret 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.
    • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
    • High School Diploma
    • 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.

Job Title: Arts and Graphics Assistant – All Interested Canidates (Communications Assistant) | Location: Abuja

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-099S

Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Series / Grade: LE – 0601 9
Promotion Potential: LE-9
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.  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)
    • Part-time (minimum of 20 hours per week) work schedule may be considered.
  • Start date: 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: Not Required

Duties

  • The incumbent provides photographic support for internal Mission purposes under the supervision of the Management Officer. 
  • The incumbent is responsible for implementing large process improvements in internal communications. Job holder will manage multiple projects of this type throughout the year, while providing graphic, photographic, and video support for internal Mission purposes.
  • The incumbent will develop and manage a print studio and create Mission Nigeria’s graphic design output for internal communications. 
  • Taking into account U.S. Government policy and the commercial aspects of working for a publishing house, the incumbent strategically analyzes design needs and creates products that responds to those needs. 

Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements
Education Requirements:

  • Two years college or university studies is required.

Experience:

  • Minimum of six (6) years’ experience as working as a photographer, graphic designer, art designer, or audio-visual specialist with a portfolio of work is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Expert understanding of digital photography is required.  Demonstrated knowledge of industry-standard design software, such as Quark, InDesign or Illustrator plus photo-editing software, including Photoshop is required. 
  • Good knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services including customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction is required. 
  • Good knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods including alternative ways to inform via written, oral, and visual media is required. 
  • Good understanding of audio-visual technology is required.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

  • Fluency in English is required. 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to use a wide range of photographic techniques is required.  Must be able to carry/handle equipment unassisted at events. 
  • Ability to act quickly and determine priorities during fast-moving events is required.  Must be able to take initiative in planning and executing assignments. 
  • Exceptional IT skills, especially with design and photo-editing software and audio-visual technology is required. Creativity and innovation skills with accuracy and attention to detail is required.
  • Must have excellent time management and organizational skills with a professional approach to time, costs and deadlines.
  • Must be a gifted communicator, able to explain design decisions and choices to audiences unfamiliar with the concepts being discussed. Must be able to use and troubleshoot basic print shop and IT equipment, such as DVC tools.

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
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
NGN10,908,677 (USD $47,619) annually

Application Closing Date
7th October, 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 Transcript

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 [email protected]