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Jan 19, 2021, 2:17 AM

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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: HVAC Mechanic

Announcement Number: ABUJA-2020-032RA
Location: Abuja
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Series / Grade: LE - 1210 6
Work Schedule: Full-time - 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-6
Appointment Type: Permanent

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • 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
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust - Background Investigation

Who May Apply / Clarification From the Agency:

  • All Interested Applicants / All Sources For USEFM - FP is 08.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.

Appointment Type Details:

  • Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

Marketing Statement:

Duties

  • The incumbent reports directly to the Maintenance Team Lead.  
  • S / h is employed as a Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Technician to accomplish skilled maintenance and repair work at the journeyman HVAC technician level, to International Building Code (IBC) standards, throughout all facilities on the New Embassy Compound / New Consulate Compound (NEC / NCC) to include office buildings, out buildings, ancillary structures, and residential owned / leased properties.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements
Experience:

  • A minimum of three (3) years of journey-level experience in the installation, operations, repair and maintenance of commercial or industrial HVAC / mechanical refrigeration systems.
  • Also required is work experience operating, maintaining, or repairing 100 ton chillers or larger, and large air-handling units is required.  
  • Work experience must demonstrate a progression of increased responsibility working on complex sophisticated equipment and components, including operation and maintenance, and troubleshooting.

Job Knowledge:  

  • The incumbent must have superior knowledge, exceptional technical skills, and a thorough understanding of heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems with an in-depth understanding of thermodynamics and how they apply to HVAC theories and principles.  
  • Must be well-versed in HVAC controls including motor starters, thermostats, humidistats, variable frequency drive (VFD) motors and controllers, motorized and gravity dampers, and building automation systems and sensors.  
  • Must have a thorough understanding of U.S. or International Building Code (IBC) standards, mechanical /  America Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) standards, indoor air quality standards, building pressurization, ductwork sizing and air flow principles, and fire and life safety codes.

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of secondary school required.  Successful completion of vocational training from an accredited institute recognized as producing journeyman level technicians with specialization in the HVAC field is required.  
  • The Incumbent will have completed a course of study covering the principles of air conditioning,  heating, and ventilation (HVAC), system design, system maintenance and troubleshooting, the various types of Freon and their uses, building pressurization, indoor air quality, and other specialized applications is required.

Evaluations:

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

Language:  

  • Good Working Knowledge in English Language is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • The incumbent will have superior skills and abilities in the following areas: troubleshooting, diagnosing, and repairing HVAC systems and components; taking and interpreting equipment readings with various meters to determine system performance; skilled using all sorts of hand tools, power tools, and specialty tools typical of the HVAC trade to install, remove, update, and / or determine appropriate repairs to any component of a HVAC system including control sensors, controllers, motors and dampers.
  • The incumbent must be computer literate with good skills using the MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.) software; able to apply basic math and algebra skills when sizing equipment; able to read and interpret construction and as-built drawings, and manufacturers technical literature; able to research the internet to find replacement parts for systems and equipment; and, knowledge of troubleshooting techniques and industry best practices to correct / resolve HVAC issues quickly.
  • Must have substantial skill in comprehending engineering reports, specifications and related materials in English.  
  • Additional abilities include responding to emergency situations in an efficient and timely manner to effect immediate repairs; work in various adverse conditions such as tight or enclosed spaces, heights, and temperature extremes, indoors or outdoors to complete work assignments; communicate orally and in writing with co-workers, contractors and vendors to obtain and provide pertinent information.
  • A valid Nigeria driver’s license is required.  Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to handle a large workload, multiple tasks and organized.

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.

Salary
NGN4,834,097 / USD $33,685 annually.


Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Financial Management Analyst

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-001
Location: Abuja
Series / Grade: LE - 0450 9
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Work Schedule: Full-time - Work Schedule is 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-9
Telework Eligible: No

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust - Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
  • 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

  • This position reports to the Financial Specialist in the Financial Management Center and is responsible for the financial planning and budget formulation.  Incumber analyses and review funding authorizations for approximately 26 budgets for Mission Nigeria agencies.
  • The Financial analyst does not have any supervisory responsibility but mentors two management analyst positions in the section.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Business Administration is required.

Requirements:

  • Experience: Minimum of five years progressive work experience with USG especially in budget and/or financial matters is required.

Job Knowledge:  

  • Expert knowledge of FAM/FAH, FTR/JFTR, DSSR, Appropriation Law, and other USG regulations governing accounting and budgeting. Ensures correct interpretation and application of regulations and procedures and decisions to be followed in the accounting and budgeting process.
  • This position requires expert knowledge in dealing with the Local Guard Contract, the AllCO pension fund, and business operations of AERA and the American International School.

Evaluations:

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

Language:  

  • Fluency in Speaking/Reading/Writing English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good interpersonal relationship and team spirit, ability to articulate and resolve complex issues is required.
  • Ability to work under pressure and produce results, ability to recommend appropriate adjustments to financial plan is required.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer, Microsoft word, Microsoft Excel, typing where accuracy is of critical importance and very high-level numerical skill is required.
  • Ability to effectively utilize computers and financial software, and advanced administrative, problem solving, and analytical skills is required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively - oral and written is required.

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.

Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:

  • For USEFM - FP is 5/1.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
  • Current Employees of the Mission - This includes U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs); Eligible Family Members (EFMs); Declared Members of Household (MOHs), dependents of U.S. Personal Services Contract (USPSC) who are assigned under COM - All Agencies.

Marketing Statement:

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.

Salary

  • NGN 10,908,677 annually
  • USD $56,728 annually

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Application Deadline 21st January, 2021

 

 

Job Title: Supervisory Voucher Examiner

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-002
Location: Abuja
Series / Grade: LE - 0420 9
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Work Schedule: Full-time - Work Schedule is 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-9
Telework Eligible: No

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust - Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
  • 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 position supervises the day to day operation of the vouchering and payroll units of the Financial Management Office, Embassy Abuja (6 staff) and provides guidance and assigns work to the vouchering staff in Lagos (3 staff).  
  • It also provides guidance to the 1 vouchering staff in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.  The position reports to the Financial Specialist -LES Certifying Officer.  This position further trains, manages and develops voucher examiners for the section.
  • The vouchering unit examines and processes all payment requests presented by vendors, employees, agency representatives, utility companies, other USG Departments/Agencies.
  • The payroll unit coordinates the payroll activities for all Mission employees. The 2 units process payments/transactions for the  following agencies/appropriations (State ICASS, State Program, Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), Foreign Commercial Service (FCS), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), Department of Defense (DOD), Marine Support Guard (MSG), Consular Affairs, Worldwide Security Protection (WSP), Engineering Service Office, Office of Security Cooperation, JCTP, Walter Reed, Center for Disease Control (CDC), etc.)

Qualifications and Evaluations
Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Business Administrative is required.

Requirements:

  • Experience:  Minimum of 3 years work experience with USG financial experience is required.
  • Job Knowledge:  Expert knowledge off Foreign Affairs Handbook (FAH), Foreign Affairs Manual (FAM), Foreign Travel Regulations/Joint Foreign Travel Regulations, Department of State Standardized Regulations (DSSR), Appropriation Law, Dept of Treasury, and other US Government regulations governing voucher examination and payrolling. Ensures correct interpretation and application of regulations and procedures and decisions to be followed in the vouchering and payrolling process.

Evaluations:

  • This may be tested. Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.
  • Language:  Fluency in speaking/reading/writing English is required.

Skills And Abilities:

  • Must have extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office Suites (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access). Also, have excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, ability to articulate complex issues, as well as writing skills.
  • Ability to effectively utilize financial software like the RFMS/M., ILMS eInvoicing, WinTA, Coast, etc.
  • Ability to delegate effectively,  prioritize, and conflict resolution skills is required.
  • Superior skills and expert knowledge of the USG financial regulations in relation to Vouchering and Payroll is required.

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.

Anual Salary

  • NGN10,908,677
  • USD $47,148


Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 22nd January, 2021.

 

 

Job Title: USAID Project Management Specialist, WRM-WASH (All Interested Candidates) (72062021R10005)

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-003
Location: Abuja
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Series / Grade: LE - 4005 11
Work Schedule: Full-time - Work Schedule is 40hrs per week
Promotion Potential: LE-11

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply / Clarification From the Agency: Open to Cooperating Country National (Nigerians only).
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust - Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Five (5) years renewable, estimated to start on or after July 2021

Marketing Statement:

  • USAID is an independent Federal Government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State. With headquarters in Washington, D.C., USAID fosters transformational development around the world. Our work supports economic growth and trade; agriculture and the environment; education and training; democracy and governance; global health; global partnerships and humanitarian assistance. We operate in the following regions of the world: Afghanistan and Pakistan, Africa (all of Africa), Asia, Europe and Eurasia, Latin America and the Caribbean and the Middle East.

For definitions use URL: www.usaid.gov/ads/policy/glossary

Summary:

  • The Project Specialist for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene position is in USAID / Nigeria, Economic Growth and Environment Office, and serves as the sector specialist for all mission interventions related to water resources management and WASH service delivery.

Duties
Program / Project Development, Management, and Oversight - 70%:

  • The WRM / WASH Specialist participates with EGE Team members, USAID / Washington experts, and others in the design of appropriate programs / projects and other interventions in Nigeria, with consideration of in-country political, legal, regulatory, and economic environmental factors. The Specialist prepares and justifies program / project recommendations, Scopes of Work, GLASS requisitions, and other required documentation, and shepherds recommendations through to approval.
  • In addition to supporting the development of WRM/WASH projects, the Specialist serves as Contracting or Agreement Officer’s Representative (COR or AOR) for three major WRM / WASH programs/activities (through contracts or assistance), managing an annual combined program budget of over $15 million per year.  
  • The WRM / WASH Specialist develops and maintains an extensive range of high-level contacts, influential GoN officials, international donors, cooperating agencies, contractors, IPs and their local partners, and other key program stakeholders.  This includes regular consultation with World Bank officials, representatives from other donor agencies, significant contact with the Ministry of Water Resources, Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Health and Population, and with private sector companies and foundations involved in programs to promote sustainable and long-term management of polluted, scarce, or variable freshwater supplies to increase access to safe water.
  • The Specialist also oversees the existing USAID Water Resource Management Portfolio for the WASH sector value at $45 million and manages the private sector and civil society organization relationship
  • The WRM / WASH Specialist leads the development of a performance-monitoring plan for all Mission activities contributing towards the objectives of the Senator Paul Simon Water for the Poor Act and its associated earmarks and contributes to data collection and synthesis.
  • The WRM / WASH Specialist provides guidance to USAID implementing partners (IPs).  Reviews and approves contractor work plans and approves hiring of key personnel.  Provides technical direction to IPs concerning complex issues and provides administrative approval for payments and advances.  Works with IPs to establish benchmarks, goals, and objectives, and receives and reviews periodic and ad hoc reports to ensure that benchmarks, goals, and objectives are being met.  
  • Conducts scheduled and non-scheduled IP site visits to monitor activities, identify and assist in resolving problems, provide guidance on USAID policies and procedures, and to maintain open lines of communication.  Prepares trip reports on site visits, listing findings and recommendations, and supplementing written reports with oral briefings to the Office Director and senior Specialist, and to the Mission Director, as required.  Maintains program / project oversight through to final closeout and IP evaluation.
  • The WRM / WASH Specialist coordinates with other EGE programs within USAID and the USG, and with other donors on matters where WRM / WASH programming complements these activities, serves as a member of USAID Strategic Objective Teams and, as appropriate, participates in or leads Technical Evaluation Committees.
  • The WRM / WASH Specialist will guide the development and implementation of USAID’s ongoing strategies and programs to establish and strengthen sustainable water and sanitation infrastructure and systems in Nigeria, particularly in urban centers.  This will include a significant focus on institutional strengthening of the State Water Boards / Corporation and other Government of Nigeria counterpart institutions to successfully establish and sustainably manage major water infrastructure development activities contracted by USAID, often in areas where such institutional presence and / or capacity is currently lacking.  

Reporting, Evaluation, and Communications & Outreach - 30%:

  • The Specialist works under the general supervision of the WASH Team Lead and in a collegial manner with the remainder of the EGE Team.  The Specialist also coordinates activities with other technical teams in the mission, as appropriate, with particular emphasis on ensuring program coherence with the Feed the Future technical team.
  • The work involves the full range of consultative, advisory, monitoring, management, data collection and analysis, and evaluative aspects within the urban WASH and water resources management sectors.  The Specialist collaborates and coordinates with USAID/Nigeria colleagues; with colleagues from the local donor community; national governmental and non-governmental organizations; and the public and private sectors.
  • With guidance from the WASH Team Leader, the WRM/WASH Specialist assists in program management and evaluation; liaising with donors, partners, NGOs, GoN officials; and identification and resolution of issues affecting overall EGE program performance.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Education Requirements:

  • Master's Degree in Water Resources Management or Water related area (Natural Resource Management / Engineering, Water Resource Engineering, Environmental Science / Engineering, Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Environmental Health) is required.

Evaluations:

  • Education: 10 points
  • Prior Work Experience: 20 points
  • Job Knowledge: 30 points
  • Language Proficiency: 10 points
  • Skills and abilities: 30 points

Applications that do not meet the required minimum qualifications will not be scored. Candidates meeting the required qualifications for the position will be evaluated based on information presented in the application. USAID reserves the right to conduct interviews with the top ranked short-listed candidates. If the interview is conducted, the interview will be one of the determining factors in the final selection.

Reference checks will be made only for the successful candidate. If a candidate does not wish USAID to contact a current employer for a reference check, this should be stated in the application letter.

USAID is an equal opportunity employer:

  • All qualified candidates will be considered regardless of age, race, color, sex, creed, national origin, lawful political affiliation, non-disqualifying handicap, marital status, sexual orientation, affiliation with an employee organization, or other non-merit factor. Management may consider the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.

Qualifications:

  • Prior Work Experience: Minimum of five years of progressively responsible professional experience in successfully implementing WRM / WASH or related development activities including Watershed and River Basin Management policy reform, and implementation of effective watershed programs to promote sustainable and long-term management of polluted, scarce, or variable freshwater supplies leading to increase access to safe water is required. S / He must also have demonstrated experience with designing and managing urban WASH service delivery projects.

Job Knowledge:

  • The Specialist will need to have in-depth knowledge of project design and management, contracting, and monitoring and evaluation procedures to perform their duties at a high level as it relates to Watershed and Water Resources Management and urban WASH service delivery activities.
  • The Specialist must have a strong grasp of Office, Mission and Agency level policies, procedures, and regulations, including good working knowledge of USAID ADS 200 regulations over the course of their employment.
  • The Specialist will need to have a detailed understanding of the USG’s goals, objectives, and strategies, how to implement the Agency’s Water Country Plan, and how their work connects to Mission strategic initiatives like the Country Development and Cooperation Strategy (CDCS), and the Mission’s Operational Plan (OP).
  • The Specialist will be required to have an expert knowledge of the local and national culture, as they will be responsible for helping the USAID / Nigeria WASH Team bridge the cultural gaps between the U.S. and Nigerian as it relates to natural resources management.
  • They will need to have a particularly strong understanding of watershed management and sustainable development in Nigeria as anthropogenic activities such as urbanization, increased agricultural activities, deforestation, bush burning, civil construction works, over-grazing and poor water resource management among others disrupt the natural water ecosystems.
  • A detailed understanding of the concepts, principles, techniques, and practices of Watershed and Water Resources Management is required.  
  • The Specialist must have detailed knowledge of the economic status of, and current events in Nigeria and in the region, and of political and development realities, prospects, and priorities for Watershed and Water Resources Management in Nigeria.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must possess an advanced ability to foster communication and partnerships with counterparts from within the USG, implementing partners, the Government of Nigeria, international donor community, civil society, and local and international private sector investors.
  • Demonstrated advanced capacity for perceptive analysis and the ability to develop solutions is required.
  • A high degree of professionalism, discretion, teamwork, and excellent interpersonal skills in a diverse work environment is essential, in addition to sound judgment.
  • The advanced ability to communicate logically and effectively in English, both orally and in writing, is essential.
  • A writing sample may be requested.
  • A standard ability as it relates to computer literacy in MS Office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; and web-based applications such as Google Docs; as well as general competency in working with internet and web-based research is also required.
  • The level of skill required for the position is highly complex information within a specialist discipline and requires managing multiple activities and representing USG private sector development initiatives to multiple external stakeholders.

Requirements:

  • Physical Demands: The work requested does not involve undue physical demands.

Language Proficiency:

  • Level IV (fluent) English oral and writing ability is required.

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits
Agency Benefits:

  • As a matter of policy, and as appropriate, a PSC is normally authorized the following benefits and allowances:

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Annual Salary Increase (if applicable)
  • Annual and Sick leave
  • Annual Bonus

Allowances (as applicable):

  • Transportation Allowance
  • Meal Allowance
  • Miscellaneous Allowance
  • Housing Allowance

Other Information:

  • USAID Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR), Appendix J, “Direct USAID Contracts With a Cooperating Country National and with a Third Country National for Personal Services Abroad,” including contract clause “General Provisions,” available at: https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/documents/1868/aidar_0.pdf
  • Contract Cover Page form AID 309-1 available at: https://www.usaid.gov/forms
  • Acquisition & Assistance Policy Directives / Contract Information Bulletins (AAPDs / CIBs) for Personal Services Contracts with Individuals available at: http://www.usaid.gov/work-usaid/aapds-cibs
  • Ethical Conduct.  By the acceptance of a USAID personal services contract as an individual, the contractor will be acknowledging receipt of the “Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch,” available from the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, in accordance with General Provision 2 and 5 CFR 2635.  See https://www.oge.gov/web/oge.nsf/OGE%20Regulations   

Taxes:

  • The Mission emphasize to its employees of the fact that they are obliged to observe Nigerian Laws, including those concerning income and related tax obligations.  Payment of such taxes is a matter between the individual employee and the Nigerian Government. In the absence of a specific international agreement, the U.S. Government will not withhold local taxes from an employee’s salary.

Salary
NGN15,890,203 / USD $58,186 annually

 

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 28th January, 2021


 

Important Information & Notice

  • Eligible applicants are required to complete this on-line application process and submit any applicable required documents by 11:59 p.m. GMT on the closing date of this announcement.
  • Please note that all required documents must be received by the closing date online, and that we will determine your eligibility and qualifications based solely on the material received by the closing date.

Required Documents:

  • Current Resume
  • Relevant Certificates
  • NYSC Certificate
  • University Degree Certificate
  • List of References

Next Steps:

  • After the closing date for receipt of applications, all applications will initially be screened for conformity with minimum requirements and a shortlist of applicants developed. Applications from candidates which do not meet the required selection criteria will not be considered.
  • A committee will be convened to review the shortlisted applications and evaluate them in accordance with the evaluation criteria as stated above.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No response will be sent to unsuccessful applicants.
  • For More Info: HR Section - 000-000-0000 ; HRNigeria@state.gov

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