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Mar 2, 2015, 11:22 AM
The U.S. Embassy in Abuja is currently seeking to employ a suitable and qualified candidate for the position below in the Public Affairs Section (PAS):


Job Title: Mandela Washington Fellowship (MWF) Coordinator (Trainee Level)
Ref No.: 2015-19A
Location: Abuja
Position Grade: FSN-08
Work Hours: Full-time; 40 hours/week
Basic Function of the Position
  • The incumbent, under the supervision of the cultural affairs (CAO), oversees implementation of the Mandela Washington fellowship (MWF) Program, including advertising, recruitment and selection mechanisms, as well as follow-up programs, including oversight of small grant programs, mentoring, conferences and seminars, and other assistance to program alumni.
  • Incumbent oversees YALI chat network activity and dissemination of other information.
  • Liaises with USAID on follow-up activity offered at regional MWFP centers. The job holder may be call upon for occasional work on evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Positions Requirements
Note: All applicants MUST address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion or the application will not be considered:
  • Completion of University Degree in International Relations/Foreign Policy, American Studies, History, Library Science, Anthropology, Public Administration, Urban Planning, Journalism, Business, Communications, Education/Pedagogy, Humanities, Linguistics, Theology, Engineering, Science and Technology and Social Sciences is required.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in
  • Information/Media, Business activities or Program management, NGO, cultural, public relations, University teaching and counseling is required.
  • Level IV (fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is required. Language proficiency will be tested.
  • Incumbent must have a thorough knowledge of Nigeria's political, media, economic, social and educational structures, institutions, political parties, and key figures in influential institutions; of PAS programs, objectives, and public diplomacy techniques are required.
  • Incumbent must be able to develop and maintain contacts at various levels in cultural, government educational, civic, religious and business circles.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft word, PowerPoint, Excel packages with at least level III typing ability minimum of 40 words per minute is required.
Selection Process
When fully qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family 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.

Additional Selection Criteria
  • Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
  • Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
  • Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs
  • Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
  • Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.
  • Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal 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 schedule.
Remuneration
Or - Ordinarily Resident - N4,494,054 p.a. (Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-08
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$45,487 EFM/MOH - US$39,166 (Starting Salary) p.a.
Position Grade: FP-06







Job Title: Mandela Washington Fellowship (MWF) Coordinator (Full Performance)

Work Hours: Full-time; 40 hours/week
Location: Lagos
Position Grade: FSN-09/FP-05/1

Basic Function of this Position

  • The incumbent, under the supervision of the cultural affairs (CAO), oversees implementation of the Mandela Washington fellowship (MWF) Program, including advertising, recruitment and selection mechanisms, as well as follow-up programs, including oversight of small grant programs, mentoring, conferences and seminars, and other assistance to program alumni. Incumbent oversees YALI chat network activity and dissemination of other information. Liaises with USAID on follow-up activity offered at regional MWFP centers.
  • The job holder may be call upon for occasional work on evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Position Requirements
NOTE: All applicants MUST address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion or the application will not be considered.
  • Completion of university degree in International Relations/Foreign Policy, American Studies, History, Library Science, Anthropology, Public Administration, Urban Planning, Journalism, Business, Communications, Education/Pedagogy, Humanities, Linguistics, Theology, Engineering, Science & Technology and Social Sciences is required.
  • A minimum of four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in information/media, business activities or program management, NGO, cultural, public relations, university teaching and counseling is required.
  • Level IV (fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is required. Language proficiency will be tested.
  • Incumbent must have a thorough knowledge of Nigeria's political, media, economic, social and educational structures, institutions, political parties, and key figures in influential institutions; of PAS programs, objectives, and public diplomacy techniques are required.
  • Incumbent must be able to develop and maintain contacts at various levels in cultural, government educational, civic, religious and business circles.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft word, PowerPoint, Excel packages with at least level III typing ability minimum of 40 words per minute is required.
Selection Process
  • When fully qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family 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.
Additional Selection Criteria
  • Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
  • Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
  • Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
  • Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.
  • Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal 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 schedule.
Salary
OR - Ordinarily Resident- N5,711,000.00 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 – US$43,812 (Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-05/1


Job Title: Mandela Washington Fellowship (MWF) Coordinator (Full Performance)

Work Hours: Full-time; 40 hours/week
Location: Abuja - Public Affairs Section (PAS)
Position Grade: FSN-09/FP-05/1

Basic Function of this Position

  • The incumbent, under the supervision of the cultural affairs (CAO), oversees implementation of the Mandela Washington fellowship (MWF) Program, including advertising, recruitment and selection mechanisms, as well as follow-up programs, including oversight of small grant programs, mentoring, conferences and seminars, and other assistance to program alumni. Incumbent oversees YALI chat network activity and dissemination of other information. Liaises with USAID on follow-up activity offered at regional MWFP centers.
  • The job holder may be call upon for occasional work on evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Position Requirements
NOTE: All applicants MUST address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion or the application will not be considered:
  • Completion of university degree in International Relations/Foreign Policy, American Studies, History, Library Science, Anthropology, Public Administration, Urban Planning, Journalism, Business, Communications, Education/Pedagogy, Humanities, Linguistics, Theology, Engineering, Science & Technology and Social Sciences is required.
  • A minimum of four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in information/media, business activities or program management, NGO, cultural, public relations, university teaching and counseling is required.
  • Level IV (fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is required. Language proficiency will be tested.
  • Incumbent must have a thorough knowledge of Nigeria's political, media, economic, social and educational structures, institutions, political parties, and key figures in influential institutions; of PAS programs, objectives, and public diplomacy techniques are required.
  • Incumbent must be able to develop and maintain contacts at various levels in cultural, government educational, civic, religious and business circles.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft word, PowerPoint, Excel packages with at least level III typing ability minimum of 40 words per minute is required.
Selection Process
  • When fully qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family 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.
Additional Selection Criteria
  • Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
  • Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
  • Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
  • Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.
  • Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal 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 schedule.
Salary
OR - Ordinarily Resident - N5,711,000.00 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 – US$43,812 (Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-05/1


Position Title: Education Advising Supervisor

Location: Abuja
Position Grade: FSN-09/FP-05 step 1
Work Hours: Full-time; 40 hours/week

Basic Function of the Position

Under the supervision of the Abuja Cultural Affairs Officer (CAO), the Education Advising Supervisor manages the Educational Advising Center in Abuja; guides and manages graduate and undergraduate membership, provides current unbiased information and counsel on educational opportunities in the United States, plans and oversees outreach programs, and supervises the EAC staff’s work. Additionally, s/he manages independent study centers; provides appropriate guideline of operation, liaises and responds to inquiries and request for information from U.S. college and university admission officers, U.S. educators and Regional Educational Advising Coordinators (REACs).

Position Requirements

Note: All applicants MUST address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion or the application will not be considered.
  • A University degree in Education or related field is required.
  • A minimum of five years of experience in an educational field or education advising center is required.
  • Level IV English language ability (Writing/Speaking/Reading) is required. Language proficiency will be tested.
  • Knowledge of U.S. secondary and post-secondary educational systems e.g. colleges and universities, technical training colleges and other types of educational institutions and programs. Must be knowledgeable about education in the U.S. and in the host country to be able to explain both systems as needed.
  • Good written and oral communication skills. Interviewing, analytical and research skills to obtain relevant information in sessions with clients and provide information and guidance to students is required.
  • Computer and Internet search skills is required.
Selection Process
When fully qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family 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.

Additional Selection Criteria
  • Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
  • Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
  • Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs
  • Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
  • Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.
  • Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal 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 schedule.
Remuneration
Or - Ordinarily Resident
- N5,711,000 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 - Non Ordinarily Resident - AEFM - US$50,883 EFM/MOH - US$43,812 (Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-05/1


Job Title: Physician

Ref: 2014-098
Location: Abuja - Health Unit
Position Grade: FSN-12/FP-03
Work Hours: Full time; 40 hours/week

Basic Functions
  • The incumbent provides medical services to approximately 156 direct hire American employees and approximately 85 dependents of all agencies at post as primary care physician. S/He sees 377 Foreign Service National employees upon occasion of injury on the job, referring any who become ill at work to their private physicians.
  • S/He helps in planning and administering the health program at post, including at - post hospitalizations and medical evacuations. S/He serves as consulting and on - call physician for high - level VIP visits when the RMO and/or FSHP are not present.
Position Requirements
Note: All applicants MUST address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion or the application will not be considered:
  • Medical Degree from the U.S. or western European equivalent is required with a license to practice in Nigeria. Completion of formal U.S. internship, minimum of three years formal residency or equivalent training as certified by the U.S. Office of Medical Services (M/MED) and current U.S. specialty Board certification is required
  • Minimum of six (6) years of progressive experience in internal medicine, family medicine, emergency medicine, and OB/GYN. The incumbent must possess the following experience: international medical evacuations and experience of providing medical services during disaster
  • Level IV (fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English, the use of professional medical terminology is required. Language proficiency will be tested.
  • Must have good working knowledge of Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advances Life Support, Advanced Trauma Life Support, and Emergency Preparedness for chemical, biological and radiological situations.
  • Regular attendance of the annual Continuing Medical Education (CME) training and seminars to stay current with medical practice at U.S. standards is required.
  • Must be sensitive to the needs and feelings of others and have a customer - service orientation.
Selection Process
  • When fully qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family 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.
Additional Selection Criteria
  • Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
  • Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
  • Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an overall summary rating of Needs Improvement; or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
  • Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.
  • Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal 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 schedule.
Remuneration
Salary Or- Ordinarily Resident
- N9,045,838.00 p.a. (Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN - 12
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$76,730 EFM/MOH - US$66,067 (Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP -03.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates 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 U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.
  • Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that 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, not pictures.
  • 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
Abuja.

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)

Click here to download the Instructions for Completing DS-174 (PDF 2.40 MB)

Note:  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.

Application Deadline 10th April, 2015.

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