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    • Open Jobs
      1. Investigator
      2. Administrative Clerk
      3. USAID Program Management Specialist, Agriculture (All Interested Candidates) (72062021R10013)
      4. GSO Assistant
      5. Shipment Clerk – All Interested Candidates
      6. USAID Development Program Specialist, Gender and Inclusion (All Interested Candidates) (72062021R10012)
      7. Supervisory Financial Specialist – Employees of the Mission-All / or USEFMs, EFMs or MOHs
    • Method of Application

    Investigator

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 5 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Law / Legal&nbsp

    Announcement Number: Lagos-2020-054RA

    Series/Grade: LE – 0705 10
    Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
    Promotion Potential: LE – 10

    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
    • Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
    • 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 25% or less
    • Travel Required: Job holder routinely travels to CDC project sites and facilities to monitor prevention activities. 25-30% of time will be spent on local and international travel for site visits, workshops, trainings, conferences etc.

    Duties

    • Under the supervision of the DEA Attaché, the position will serve as an additional investigator to DEA investigators. The incumbent will serve as a liaison with all levels of authorities in the Government of Nigeria, other law enforcement and prosecuting authorities; as well as other DEA domestic and foreign offices.   

    Qualifications and Evaluations
    Requirements

    • Experience: A minimum of five (5) years of professional experience in the fields of investigation, criminal justice, forensics, social sciences or humanities is required.   
    • Job Knowledge: Expertise in all of the following: Nigerian government documentation/procedures, criminal law/procedure code, Narcotic investigation, methods of obtaining evidence within Nigerian Law is required.

    Education Requirements:

    • Bachelors degree in the fields of Law, Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice, Forensics, Social Sciences or Humanities is required.

    Evaluations:

    • These may be tested. Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.
    • Language: Advanced level in speaking/writing/reading English is required. Advanced level in Speaking any of the three major languages is required.

    Skills and Abilities:

    • Ability to develop/maintain and liaise with law enforcement and political contacts; be able to execute initiatives and investigative duties, report writing is required. Interpersonal skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office is required. Basic math skills is required. Must possess a valid driver’s license

    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 Lagos, 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

    • NGN12,772,559 annually.
    • USD $53,596 Annually

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    Administrative Clerk

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification Secondary School (SSCE)
    • Experience 2 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Administration / Secretarial&nbsp

    Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-026
    Location: Lagos
    Series/Grade: LE – 0105 6
    Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
    Promotion Potential: LE-6

    Overview

    • Hiring Path: Open to the public
    • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: For USEFM – FP is 08.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
    • Appointment Type: Permanent
    • Appointment Type Details: Definite not to Exceed 5 years subject to successful completion of probationary period.

    Summary

    • 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

    Duties

    • Under the direction of the Supervisory Administrative Assistant or Project Director, the Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO). The incumbent furnishes a wide range of administrative duties. These activities may include, but not limited to, financial, procurement and supplies, computer network, shipping and travel, personnel, and other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and Evaluations
    Experience:  

    • Minimum of two (2) years of clerical/administrative/customer service experience in an office setting is required.

    Job Knowledge:  

    • Knowledge of office management functions, services, procedures and standard information sources, as well as knowledge of general design/construction guidelines and vocabulary, are required.  

    Education Requirements:

    • Completion of Secondary School or  received high school diploma

    Evaluations:

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

    Language:  

    • Good working knowledge Reading/Writing/Speaking English is required.

    Skills And Abilities:

    • Good customer service orientation and interpersonal skills are required. Must be able to use computer for data entry, spreadsheets, word processing, and email. Ability to establish and maintain liaison with personnel at all levels in other organizations in order to coordinate personnel matters.

    Qualifications:

    • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

    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.

    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 Lagos, 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 annually
    • USD $34,021 annually

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    USAID Program Management Specialist, Agriculture (All Interested Candidates) (72062021R10013)

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 15 years
    • Location Abuja
    • Job Field Agriculture / Agro-Allied&nbsp

    Announcement Number: Abuja – 2021 – 024

    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
    • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
    • Appointment Type: Permanent
    • Appointment Type Details: Five (5) years renewable, estimated to start on or after August 2021
    • Supervisory Position: No
    • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
    • Travel Required: Occasional Travel. The job holder may be expected to perform work-related travel.

    Summary

    • The Senior Agriculture Specialist position is located in USAID/Nigeria Mission’s Economic Growth and Environment Office and will work under the direct supervision of the Feed the Future Team Lead.
    • The primary responsibility of the Specialist is to provide technical expertise, management, advice in coordinating USAID/Nigeria’s Feed the Future initiative under the U.S. government’s (USG) Global Food Security Strategy.

    Duties
    Project Management/Technical Advisor – 55%:

    • The Specialist will serve as Contract/Agreement Officer’s Representative (C/AOR) for Mission awards implementing agriculture activities, monitoring, and evaluating program performance and ensuring that relevant and appropriate program documentation is provided.
    • Specialist provides strategic direction, counsel and guidance on agriculture and agricultural private sector development for the Mission’s strategic planning activities. This guidance also pertains to land-use management, agricultural research and policy priorities, environmental management, and civil society development.
    • Follows closely current political, social, and economic trends in Nigeria and provides analysis on how these trends effect the development and implementation of the Mission’s agricultural, programs. This includes the analysis of agricultural (including investment) issues within Nigeria’s political, economic, and social context.
    • Participates actively in relevant, Mission-wide activity planning and management decisions to provide expert opinion on agriculture issues. Works closely with other Economic Growth and Environment Office technical specialists and implementing partners to review activities for coherence, relevance, and programmatic realism considering Mission goals to enhance natural resource management and agriculture.
    • Collaborates closely with the Peace and Democratic Governance Team’s Civil Society and Decentralization Specialists to ensure development of more effective participatory processes to promote improved governance and more environmentally sound exploitation of agricultural resources.
    • Prepares analytical reports to inform the Feed the Future/Agriculture Team, Mission Management, Government of Nigeria officials, local leaders, and organizations, and implementing partners on agriculture issues, including how these activities might support possible Financing Self-Reliance and Journey to Self-Reliance.
    • Reviews and approves partners’ implementation annual work plans and budgets; ensures partner compliance with approved work plans and budgets.
    • Monitors expenditures and pipelines; ensures appropriate and timely funding.
    • Reviews and documents implementing partner performance by conducting regular site visits to monitor activities and verify asset use; identifies issues and recommends follow-up actions, ensuring that these are carried out.
    • Reviews all written reports submitted by implementing partners and furnishes feedback.
    • Ensures monitoring and reporting systems are in place and provides technical input in the development of performance monitoring plans (PMPs).
    • Maintains program and COR/AOR files.

     Build Strategic Partnerships – 45%:
    The Specialist will be responsible for developing new and innovative partnerships and maintaining working relationships, including:

    • Working closely with Mission monitoring and evaluation specialists and implementing partners to develop Results Frameworks for agriculture award activities, tracks and evaluates results achievement. Analyzes data and results to confirm their continuing validity.
    • Conducts analysis of program performance and recommends changes in strategic and/or implementation approaches as required.
    • Identifies private sector actors, civil society organizations, and other partners and assesses their interest and ability to leverage resources with USAID implementing partners.
    • Fostering and maintaining strategic partnerships with new and existing partners, mid- to senior-level Government of Nigeria officials, private sector representatives, the donor community, and civil society to enhance collaborative efforts that achieve mutual goals and objectives.
    • Serving as a member of USAID technical working groups and other relevant forums to plan and improve the USAID and USG portfolio around market systems approaches and private sector engagement for sustainable food security.
    • Maintains active dialogue with other donors, local organizations, and various Government of Nigeria offices on agriculture issues and activities, building contacts to facilitate dissemination of information and coordination of activities.
    • Monitors the political environment and other donor activities to inform USAID/Nigeria’s economic growth program’s funding and programmatic decisions.

    Qualifications and Evaluations
    Education Requirements:

    • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, forestry, soil science, resource/agricultural economics, agronomy, business administration, natural resources management, or related field is required.

    Prior Work Experience:

    • Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible work experience in an Agriculture or Natural Resources Management development program and demonstrated technical leadership, program management, strategic planning, policy, and problem-solving skills working on complex projects in a highly sensitive environment are required.

    Job Knowledge:

    • In-depth professional-level knowledge of development principles, concepts, and practices in Agriculture programming and knowledge of the economic, political, social, and cultural characteristics of Nigeria; and the economic development problems, resources, and resource constraints, agricultural trade and food policies, land tenure and macro-economic, legal and policy framework of the Government of Nigeria, specifically as it relates to agriculture development and development prospects and priorities of Nigeria are required.

    Physical Demands:

    • The work requested does not involve undue physical demands.

    Evaluations:

    • Knowledge: 10 points
    • Skills and abilities: 10 points
    • Communication and Language skills: 10 points
    • Interview Performance: 70 points
    • Total Possible Points: 100 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.

    Skills and Abilities

    • Excellent leadership, communications, and interpersonal skills. Must be able to work effectively with a broad range of USG personnel and partners and have demonstrated skills in donor coordination and collaboration.
    • Strong analytical, management and organizational skills are required. The position requires demonstrated ability in strategic planning, technical and socio-economic analysis, and budget preparation and reporting skills.
    • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment to achieve consensus on policy, program and administrative matters is a must.
    • Must have proven ability to communicate clearly and concisely – both orally and in writing in English. Excellent verbal communication skills, e.g. to negotiate activity plans and resolve activity implementation issues with counterparts, partners, and team members.
    • Ability to communicate technical information to varying audiences. Excellent written communication skills are required to prepare regular and ad hoc reports, activity documentation and briefing papers.
    • Excellent computer skills (MS word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook, Access, and other relevant software) are required. Good computer skills are required to implement, analyze, and monitor, and manage activity goals, inputs, outcomes, and achievements, both program and impact.

    Language Proficiency:

    • Level IV (Fluent) English speaking and writing ability is required.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    • 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 factors. Management may consider the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.

    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.

    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 more information about USAID, visit http://www.usaid.gov.

    Who May Apply / Clarification From the Agency:

    • For definitions, use URL ww.usaid.gov/ads/policy/glossary. Open to All Interested Candidates: Cooperating Country Nationals (Nigerians Only).

    Benefits and Other Info
    Agency Benefits:
    As a matter of policy, and as appropriate, a PSC is normally authorized the following benefits and allowances:

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

    Allowances (as applicable):

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

    Salary
    NGN15,890,203 annually.

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    GSO Assistant

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 5 years
    • Location Abuja
    • Job Field Administration / Secretarial&nbsp

    Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-006RA

    Series / Grade: LE – 0101 9
    Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
    Promotion Potential: LE-9

    Overview

    • Hiring Path: Open to the public
    • Who May Apply / Clarification From the Agency: For USEFM – FP is 5/1.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C. All Interested Applicants / All Sources
    • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
    • Appointment Type: Permanent
    • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
    • Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

    Summary

    • 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

    Duties

    • The incumbent serves as the principal Specialist to the Supervisory General Services Officer (S/GSO) and two General Services Officers (GSO) and is responsible for the support oversight, work guidance and coordination of the GSO sub sections which include Housing/Real Estate, Motor pool, Travel, Property Management, Acquisitions/Procurement, and Customs and Shipping, and other sections and offices within Management and Mission Nigeria (Abuja and Lagos).
    • Serves as the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) for the Mission’s petroleum products contracts of approximately 2 million liters annually, (over $3.9 million) and the Photocopier Service contract of over $500,000.

    Qualifications and Evaluations

    Requirements
    Experience:

    • Five years experience in managing administration, finance & accounting, personnel and/or Logistics is required.   

    Job Knowledge:

    • Knowledge of customs and working practices (e.g. bargaining practices, cultivating relationships with government and private sector contacts) as well as general structure of administrative offices, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Customs is required.

    Education Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree is required.

    Evaluations

    • This may be tested. Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.
    • Language:  Fluency in Speaking/Reading English.

    Skills and Abilities:

    • Must have good keyboarding skills with emphasis on accuracy, as well as the ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint programs.
    • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Must have excellent interpersonal skills including ability to work with others under stressful circumstances.
    • Must be customer service oriented and be able to proactively solve problems independently by taking initiative.
    • Must be able to persuade and influence others inside and outside the formal chain of command.
    • Must be able to effectively manage projects and plan meetings.

    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.

    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

    • N10,908,677; $47,148 annually.

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    Shipment Clerk – All Interested Candidates

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification Secondary School (SSCE)
    • Experience 2 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Administration / Secretarial&nbsp

    Announcement Number: Lagos – 2021 – 027

    Series / Grade: LE – 0905 6
    Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
    Promotion Potential: LE-6

    Overview

    • Hiring Path: Open to the public
    • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
    • Appointment Type: Temporary
    • Appointment Type Details: Definite not to Exceed 5 years 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

    • Working under the Supervisory Administrative Assistant of the Oversea Building Operations (OBO) project team, the incumbent obtains customs clearance for incoming and outgoing official shipments in support of the New Consulate Compound (NCC) in Lagos.
    • S/he also works with the Ministry of Transportation to facilitate vehicle registration and inspection.

    Qualifications and Evaluations
    Education Requirements:

    • Completion of Secondary School or received high school diploma

    Experience:  

    • Minimum of two years of experience in customs, shipping, or logistics is required.

    Job Knowledge:

    • Must have strong knowledge of local cargo, shipping, and customs procedures and regulations.
    • Strong knowledge of local laws and regulations governing all types of vehicle use, registration, insurance, import/export etc.is required.  

    Evaluations:

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

    Language:  

    • Good working knowledge Reading/ Writing/Speaking English is required.

    Skills and Abilities

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) and Internet Research is required.
    • Good interpersonal skills to interface efficiently with various contacts including end users, vendors, trucking companies, local officials as well as post contacts is required.
    • Good knowledge of accepted record-keeping methods, to include developing a filing system, follow-up on projects, meeting deadlines is required.
    • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
    • Must have a valid Nigeria driver’s license.

    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.

    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 08.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C. All Interested Applicants / All Sources

    Marketing Statement:

    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 Lagos, 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.

    Salary
    NGN4,834,097 , USD34,021 annually.

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    USAID Development Program Specialist, Gender and Inclusion (All Interested Candidates) (72062021R10012)

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 5 years
    • Location Abuja
    • Job Field NGO/Non-Profit&nbsp

    Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-018
    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:
      • For definitions use URL www.usaid.gov/ads/policy/glossary
      • Open to All Interested Candidates: Cooperating Country Nationals (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 August 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 more information about USAID, visit: http://www.usaid.gov

    Summary

    • The Development Program Specialist function is to advise the Mission on complying with US Government and USAID policies and strategies detailing commitment to inclusive development including, but not limited to the Disability Policy; the Gender Equality and Female Empowerment Policy; the Youth in Development Policy; the Democracy, Human Rights and Governance Strategy; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Vision for Action; and the Nondiscrimination for Beneficiaries Policy.

    Travel Required:

    • Occasional Travel
    • The job holder may be expected to perform work-related travel.

    Duties
    Policy Advisor and Mission Representation (40%):

    • Serve as the Mission’s Point of Contact (POC) for gender, youth, and inclusive development to mentor and provide highly qualified policy and technical advice to technical teams on compliance with USAID’s inclusive development policies.
    • Advise the Program Office and technical teams throughout all aspects of the Program Cycle, to ensure that these policies are carried out in the implementation of USAID’s activities.
    • Participate in activity designs, as appropriate, to ensure that gender and inclusive language and activities are included in designing sector specific work.  
    • Represent USAID at Mission Level interagency Gender coordination efforts.
    • Serve as the Mission Liaison to the embassy, gender donor coordination group, and government of Nigeria gender, youth, and inclusive development points of contact, and stakeholders working on efforts that further these USAID policy objectives.

    Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (40%):

    • Advise on Mission Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) efforts to support the inclusive development policies.
    • Work with technical teams to review project and activity MEL plans and advise on gender, youth, and other inclusive development aspects to ensure indicators are in place to comply with the relevant policies and to measure meaningful results.
    • Arrange for training and other capacity building activities for USAID / Nigeria and the Mission’s implementing partners to help ensure compliance with the inclusive development policies.
    • Review field reporting templates to ensure inclusive development factors are assessed.
    • Participate in field monitoring visits as appropriate to promote integration of and empowerment of women, youth, persons with disabilities, and other marginalized groups.
    • Review all Portfolio Review submissions to help teams highlight gender and inclusive development achievements and advise them where improved inclusive development could be achieved.
    • Review evaluation scopes of work and advise on compliance with inclusive development policies.
    • Serve as the Contracting Officer Representative on inclusive development evaluations or analyses as assigned.

    Documentation and Reporting (20%):

    • Draft Mission reporting efforts related to Gender, Youth, and Inclusive Development, including but not limited to narratives for the annual Performance Plan and Report and Operational Plan.
    • Work with the Program Office Budget Specialist to appropriately identify budget attributions for activities that support these policies.
    • Provide stories to the Development Outreach and Communications (DOC) team on achievements of Mission Activities related to gender, youth, and inclusive development.
    • Work with the DOC team to coordinate USAID’s participation and involvement in key days such as International Women’s Day, International Day of the Girl Child, 16 Days of Gender Based Violence Activism, etc.
    • Contribute as needed to other Mission reporting requirements.

    Qualifications and Evaluations
    Education Requirements:

    • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Gender Studies, Public Administration, International Development, Project Management, or related Social Science is required.

    Prior Work Experience:

    • Minimum five (5) years of progressive responsibilities in gender, youth, or other inclusive development issues in project design, implementation, and reporting with experience working on monitoring and evaluation or development research, including experience with inclusive development related projects is required.

    Requirements:

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

    Evaluations:

    • Knowledge: 10 points
    • Skills and abilities: 10 points
    • Communication and Language skills: 10 points
    • Interview Performance: 70 points
    • Total Possible Points: 100 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.

    Job Knowledge:

    • The incumbent will be required to have a detailed knowledge of USG, International Donor, or other commonly utilized program and project management procedures and guidelines, particularly gender, youth, and inclusive development challenges, approaches, and best practices.
    • The incumbent must have a thorough understanding of USAID’s Inclusive Development policies.
    • A sound knowledge of the concepts, principles, techniques, and practices of development assistance is required.
    • A sound knowledge of host-country economic, social, cultural, and political characteristics is required, particularly issues of the challenges and impediments that the Nigeria context presents for women, youth, and other disadvantaged groups.
    • The incumbent will be required to be proactive in keeping abreast of evolving Inclusive Development guidelines and policies which affect overall program activities within the Mission such as the Automated Directives System (ADS), Agency Policies, Mission Orders, Mission Notices, and USAID Strategy and Policy Documents.

    Skills and Abilities:

    • Excellent organizational skills are required. Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with other team members and units is required.
    • The ability to establish and maintain contacts with implementing partners is required.
    • The ability to make public presentations and to represent USAID at events such as donor coordination meetings is required.
    • The ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, is necessary.
    • The incumbent must be able to draft clear reports and briefing documents in English, in a timely manner.
    • The incumbent must also have excellent interpersonal and communication skills in order to: 1) facilitate productive professional relationships within USAID’s culturally diverse team environment; 2) work calmly, tactfully, and effectively under pressure; 3) demonstrate extraordinary flexibility; 4) effectively manage multiple tasks at the same time, and 5) liaise effectively with embassy, host country officials, and other international donors.

    Language Proficiency:

    • Level IV English language proficiency, speaking and writing, 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
    NGN 15,890,203 Annually.

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    Supervisory Financial Specialist – Employees of the Mission-All / or USEFMs, EFMs or MOHs

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 5 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit&nbsp

    Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-019
    Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
    Series / Grade: LE – 0402 10
    Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
    Promotion Potential: LE-10

    Overview

    • Hiring Path: Open to the public
    • Who May Apply / Clarification From the Agency:  
      • For USEFM – FP is 5/5  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
    • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
    • Appointment Type: Permanent
    • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

    Summary

    • 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: Yes
    • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
    • Travel Required: Not Required

    Duties

    • This position is located in the Financial Management Office, Consulate Lagos and is the lead LE Staff. The incumbent reports to the Financial Specialist located in Abuja.
    • S / he analyzes and reviews funding authorizations for FCS,FAS, FAS-GHANA, DEA, WSU, MSG, ESO, MRV, MRV-DHA, OBO-FM, OBO-7902 and OBO Construction.
    • The incumbent has primary responsibility for the financial planning and budget formulation for budgets in excess of $8.5 million on an annual basis.
    • S / he also conducts periods budget reviews with funds exceeding $17 million on an annual basis.
    • Incumbent executes budgets, exercises funds control and funding of e2 requests, purchase requests, contracts, and petty cash / representation vouchers in excess of $31.1 annually for the agencies.
    • In addition, prepares and submits monthly accounts receivable invoices to employees and vendors.
    • The incumbent is familiar with the unique policy of each agency/USG Regulations & ICASS standards.

    Qualifications and Evaluations
    Education Requirements

    • University or College Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or Business Administration is required.

    Requirements:

    • Experience:  Minimum of 5 years’ work experience in budget and/or financial matters is required. One (1) year out of the five (5) years must be supervisory experience in any sector.

    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 is required.
    • Expert knowledge in dealing with the Local Guard Contract, the ALLCO pension fund, and business operations of AERA and the American International School is required.
    • Must have good knowledge of the guidelines and legal issues surrounding obligating documents such as Blanket Purchase Agreements, travel authorizations, travel regulations etc.
    • Must be familiar with the budget review process.
    • Must be able to utilize and understand the impact of the following financial tools in the budget preparation process: budget preparation instructions, MRR resource tables, budget data calls, historical funding analysis, inflationary trends, currency exchange rates.
    • Must be familiar with accommodation exchange rules and regulations as documented in the FAM/FAH and other guidance as provided by the USG.

    Evaluations:

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

    Language:  

    • Fluent in writing / reading / speaking English is required.

    Skills and Abilities:

    • Good interpersonal relationship and team spirit is required.
    • Ability to articulate and resolve complex issues, to work under pressure and produce results, as well as ability to recommend appropriate adjustments to financial plan is required.
    • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office, use of Microsoft Excel and 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.
    • Proficiency in the use of computers, typing where accuracy is of critical importance and very high-level numerical skills.

    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 Lagos, 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.

    Marketing Statement:

    Salary
    NGN 12,772,559 (USD $53,596)

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

     

    Important Notice

    • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance.
    • To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.

    Required Documents:

    • In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested diploma and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.
    • Residency and/or Work Permit (If applicable)
    • Degree (not transcript)
    • NYSC Certificate

    For EFMs, in addition to the above:

    • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
    • Certificate or License
    • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
    • SF-50 (if applicable)

    Next Steps:

    • Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.
    • For further information – the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.
    • Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Abuja, Nigeria.
    • For More Info: HR Section 09-461-4000 [email protected]
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