The U.S. Mission in Nigeria 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. The
Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity
in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement
The EEO complaint procedure is not available to
individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based
upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such
complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance
procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts
An Equal Opportunity Employer
OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates
POSITION: Administrative Assistant FSN-07/FP-07*
OPENING DATE: November 16, 2015
CLOSING DATE: December 1, 2015
WORK HOURS: Full-Time; 40 hours/week
SALARY: OR – Ordinarily Resident–N4,766,721 p.a.(Starting basic salary)
Position Grade: FSN-07
In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan
NOR – Non Ordinarily Resident – AEFM / EFM/MOH – US$35,014 (Starting Salary) p.a.
NOTE: ALL NON 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 COM AUTHORITY DOES HAVE TO BE OFFICIALLY
ASSIGNED TO POST.
Director for Global Immunization Division (GID) Program, the incumbent
serves as a prime contact for the program within CDC Nigeria and
coordinates activities between the program and various stakeholders.
S/he is responsible for the daily administration of GID Nigeria program
including budget tracking and travel coordination.
To obtain a copy of this announcement please visit our Mission websites at:
criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information
supporting each criterion or the application will not be considered.
- Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management, Operations, Finance, Accounting or related field is required.
- Minimum of five (5) years of experience in administrative support or program assistant level is required.
- Level IV (Fluent) Speaking/Writing English Language is required. Language proficiency will be tested.
- Knowledge of administrative/accounts and general office procedures is required.
- Proficiency in computer skills with experience in word processing and spreadsheets is required.
Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it
is essential that the candidate specifically address the required
qualifications above in the application.
- Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
- Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a FMA
appointment are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the
first 90 calendar days of the employment.
- Currently employed NORs hired under a Personnel
Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised
positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless
currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work
- Only successful applicants who meet the minimum requirements will be notified.
- The minimum requirements must be adequately
addressed in the cover letter of your application package. Failure to do
so will disqualify your application.
- Candidates who are EFMs, USEFMs, AEFMs, or MOHs must
have at least one year remaining on their sponsor’s tour of duty to be
considered eligible to apply for this position.
Interested applicants for this position MUST submit the following or the application will not be considered:
- Application for US Federal Employment (DS-174); or a current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information as a DS-174; plus.
- Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.
- Any other documentation such as degrees or diplomas earned and NYSC Certificates/exemptions or awards.
- 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, not pictures.
- E-mails received without the appropriate subject line and incomplete applications will not be considered.
How to Apply
**Mailed (paper/hard copies) applications will NOT be accepted.
POINT OF CONTACT:
Tel: 09-461-4000 Ext. 4261
- US Citizen Eligible Family Member (USEFM) – For purposes of receiving a preference in hiring for a qualified position, an EFM who meets the following criteria:
- US Citizen; and,
- EFM (see above) at least 18 years old; and,
- Listed on the travel orders of a direct-hire Foreign, Civil,
or uniformed service member assigned to or stationed abroad with a USG
agency that is under COM authority, or at an office of the American
Institute in Taiwan; and either:
- Resides at the sponsoring employee’s or uniformed
service member’s post of assignment abroad or at an office of the
American Institute in Taiwan; or
- Resides at an Involuntary Separate Maintenance Allowance (ISMA) location authorized under 3 FAM 3232.2.
- EFM: An individual related to a US Government employee in one of the following ways:
- Child, who is unmarried and under 21 years of age or,
regardless of age, is incapable of self-support. The term shall include,
in addition to natural offspring, stepchildren and adopted children and
those under legal guardianship of the employee or the spouse when such
children are expected to be under such legal guardianship until they
reach 21 years of age and when dependent upon and normally residing with
- Member of Household (MOH) – An individual
who accompanies a direct-hire Foreign, Civil, or uniformed service
member permanently assigned or stationed at a U.S. Foreign Service post
or establishment abroad, or at an office of the American Institute in
Taiwan. An MOH is:
- Not an EFM; and,
- Not on the travel orders of the sponsoring employee; and,
- Has been officially declared by the sponsoring USG employee to the COM as part of his/her household.
A MOH is under COM authority and may include a parent,
unmarried partner, other relative or adult child who falls outside the
Department’s current legal and statutory definition of family member. A
MOH does not have to be a US Citizen.
- Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) – An individual who:
- Is not a citizen of the host country; and,
- Does not ordinarily reside (OR, see below) in the host country; and, • Is not subject to host country employment and tax laws; and,
- Has a US Social Security Number (SSN).
NOR employees are compensated under a GS or FS salary schedule, not under the LCP.
- Ordinarily Resident (OR) – A Foreign National or US citizen who:
- Is locally resident; and,
- Has legal, permanent resident status within the host country; and,
- Is subject to host country employment and tax laws.
EFMs without US Social Security Numbers are also OR. All
OR employees, including US citizens, are compensated in accordance with
CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION: DECEMBER 1, 2015