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Management Assistant Job Vacancy at The U.S. Consulate General, Lagos

Nov 2, 2014, 11:22 AM
The U.S. Consulate General, Lagos is seeking to employ a suitable and qualified candidate for the position of Management Assistant position in the Management Section:

Job Title: Management Assistant
Basic Function of the Position

  • Serves as the Management Assistant to the Management Officer, U.S. Consulate General Lagos. The incumbent provides general administrative and secretarial support to the Management Officer with routine assignments to the Management Section. Receives direct supervision from the Management Officer.
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.
  • Two years of University Studies or Associate Degree in Business Administration, Business Management, or Social Sciences required.
  • Minimum of two years of progressively responsible secretarial and administrative experience is required.
  • Level IV (Fluency) in Speaking/Reading/Writing English is required.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Strong organizational and effective communication skills are 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Salary: Or–Ordinarily Resident
–N4,494,054 p.a. (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$45,038 EFM/MOH – US$38,779 (Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-06

Application Closing Date

8th December, 2014

How To Apply

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 (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.
Submit Application To:
Embassy of the United States of America
Human Resources Office
Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive
Central District Area

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United States Embassy Lagos State