POSITION TITLE: CVE Grant Management Assistant, FSN-09/FP-05 Step 1
OPENING DATE: October 6, 2015
CLOSING DATE: October 21, 2015
OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates
WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week
SALARY: OR Ordinarily Resident (OR) – N7,731,239 p.a.
(Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN – 09
In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.
NOR – Not Ordinarily Resident – AEFM – US$50,883
EFM/MOH –U$43,812 (Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-05/1
ALL NOT ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND
RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION. A U.S. CITIZEN EFM
DOES NOT HAVE TO BE RESIDING IN COUNTRY TO BE CONSIDERED, BUT THE
SPONSORING OFFICER UNDER CHIEF OF MISSION (COM) AUTHORITY DOES HAVE TO
BE ASSIGNED OFFICIALLY TO POST.
BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION:
the supervision of the Public Affairs Officer (PAO), the incumbent
identifies vets, administers, manages monitors, closes out, assesses
effectiveness of, and generates grant programs funded by CVE monies.
Target audiences are largely youth, interfaith, and vulnerable
communities. She/he conducts grant writing and grants management
workshops for potential grantees; tracks CVE funding streams,
coordinating with the Financial Management Office, Public Affairs
Section budget specialist, and program offices in Washington; convenes
quarterly meetings with donors and other stakeholders to organize forums
and coordinate programming efforts.
To obtain a copy of this announcement, please visit our Mission websites at: http://nigeria.usembassy.gov/hr_office.html
All applicants MUST address each selection criterion detailed below
with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion or
the application will not be considered.
- University Degree in Social Sciences or Liberal arts is required.
- Minimum of three (3) years’ professional experience in program
management, development projects, and grant management is required.
- Thorough knowledge of NGOs, religious, ethnic, and academic
communities operating in northern Nigeria relating to CVE and broad
knowledge of public diplomacy programs, including American Corner
programming, is required.
- Ability to initiate, implement, expand multifaceted solutions that
address violent extremism in northern Nigeria and plan coordinated
efforts between various levels of society (i.e. policy makers, community
structures, etc.) towards a sustainable CVE agenda in Nigeria;
proficiency in Microsoft Office required.
- Level IV (fluent) Speaking/Reading and writing in English Language
is required Level IV (fluent) Speaking/Reading and writing in Hausa
Language is required. Language proficiency will be tested.
- Incumbent must have extensive knowledge of Nigeria political,
economic, and social structures as well as an understanding of federal
ministries and state agencies related to CVE.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates for this position MUST submit the following, or the application will not be considered:
- Application for U.S. Federal Employment (DS-174); or a current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information as a DS – 174; plus.
- Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD – 214 with their application.
- Any other documentation (e.g., certificates, awards, copies of
degrees earned) that directly addresses the qualification requirements
of the position as listed above.
- A type written and signed application letter specifically applying
for this position, and addressing the minimum requirements as
advertised. Please reference the job title and announcement number on
the application letter.
- Limit all electronic (e – mail) submissions to one entry/e – mail
not larger than 5MB. Please submit attachments in PDF and Word formats,
- E-mails received without the appropriate subject line and incomplete applications will not be considered.
Submit Application to:
Embassy of the United States of America,
Human Resources Office,
Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive,
Central District Area,
Point of Contact: Tel: 09-461-4000 Ext 4261
Or submit to: HRNigeria@state.gov
Click here to download Application Form for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174) (PDF 1.78 MB)
- Mailed (paper/hard copies) applications will NOT be accepted.
- All not ordinarily resident applicants must have the required work
and residency permits to be eligible for Consideration. A U.S. Citizen
EFM does not have to be residing in country to be considered, but the
sponsoring officer under chief of mission (com) authority does have to
Be assigned officially to post