U.S. Embassy Fresh Job Recruitment [4 positions] - Jobs in Nigeria

U.S. Embassy Fresh Job Recruitment [4 positions]

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18 Oct, 2016

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The U.S. Embassy, is currently seeking to employ suitable and qualified candidates for the following vacant positions below:

Job Title: Senior Program Specialist – Data Analysis and Visualization, FSN-11/FP-4*
Ref.: A96117
Location:
Abuja – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Work Hours: Full-time; 40 hours/week

Basic Function of the Position

  • The incumbent provides technical expertise to improve CDC Nigeria and Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment programs in the country.
  • S/he will lead and manage CDC’s data analysis and visualization systems, playing a key role in profiling, enhancing, standardizing, transforming and visualizing health data across programs.
  • The SPS-DAV’s (Senior Program Specialist-Data Analysis and Visualization) essential mission is to analyze complex data sets and present selected information in a visual and graphical manner that can be easily understood by consumers and decision makers.
  • Additionally, s/he will help in keeping the agency and its partners on track for achieving extremely ambitious goals for HIV prevention, care and treatment.

Position Requirements
Note: All applicants MUST address each required qualification listed below with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

  • Terminal Degree in Medicine, Public Health, Epidemiology, Behavioral Science, Management Information System, Information Technology, Statistics or related field is required.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ work experience as a Data Analyst, Statistician or Monitory and Evaluation (M&E) officer in a health/medical research organization, university or public health program, implementing agency in HIV/AIDS, STD (Sexually Transmitted Diseases), TB (Tuberculosis) prevention programs at the local, State, Federal or International levels. Experience in use of measurement methods required for Data Analysis and Monitoring and Evaluation of target populations and health programs including quantitative and qualitative operations research is required. Additional Two (2) years of supervisory experience is required.
  • Level IV (fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is required. Language Proficiency will be tested.
  • Knowledge of program evaluation strategies and techniques as well as public health interventions such as HIV/AIDS, TB, STI (Sexually Transmitted Infections) prevention, care and treatment programs. Thorough knowledge and use of program management principles and translation of evaluation of data as it pertains to the improvement of program operations, guidelines and policies as well as familiarity with the health care system of Nigeria.
  • Ability to provide leadership, direction, and technical expertise in the analysis of public health data. Ability to lead project teams and workgroups and to develop effective working relationships with national and international working partners is required.
  • Proficiency in database design, development and administration, familiar with all of the software packages (Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, and statistical programs such as SAS, SPSS, or STATA); SQL programing, understanding of both transactional (OLTP) and analytical (OLAP) data environments related to health including spatial analysis GIS etc. is required.

Hiring Preference Selection Process
When qualified, 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**

Importation Information

  • Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility.
  • If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process.
  • Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.
  • This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.

Additional Selection Criteria

  • Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
  • Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply
  • Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule
  • The candidate must be able to obtain and hold the local security certification after selection.
  • Candidates who are EFMs, USEFMs, AEFMs, or MOHs must have at least one year remaining on their sponsor’s tour of duty to be considered eligible to apply for this position.

Salary
OR – Ordinarily Resident – N11, 581,095 p.a (Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-11
In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.
NOR – Not Ordinarily ResidentAEFM/EFM – US$54,610 (Full-Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-4*

Application Closing Date
26th October, 2016.

 

Job Title: Gardener, FSN- 02/FP-CC
Ref.: A52012
Location:
Abuja – Facilities Management Section (FAC)
Work Hours: Full-time; 40 hours/week

Basic Function of the Position

  • The incumbent performs gardening work at the Chief of Mission Residence (CMR and other Embassy locations when required.
  • S/he is responsible for weeding, planting, pruning and watering as well as the general maintenance and appearance of grounds and gardens at the CMR.
  • Additionally, h/she oversee Deputy Chief of Mission residence once a week to help maintain its grounds by making recommendations to the Gardening Contractor’s Contracting Officer Representative.

Position Requirements
Note: All applicants MUST address each required qualification listed below with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

  • Completion of Primary School Education is required.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of gardening maintenance experience is required.
  • Level II (Limited knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is required.
  • Ability to use a wide range of gardening equipment and powered hand tools is required.
  • Must have basic computer skills.

Hiring Preference Selection Process
When qualified, 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**

Importation Information

  • Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility.
  • If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process.
  • Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.
  • This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.

Additional Selection Criteria

  • Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
  • Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply
  • Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule
  • The candidate must be able to obtain and hold the local security certification after selection.
  • Candidates who are EFMs, USEFMs, AEFMs, or MOHs must have at least one year remaining on their sponsor’s tour of duty to be considered eligible to apply for this position.

Salary
OR  – Ordinarily Resident – N2,385,434 p.a (Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-02
In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.
NOR – AEFM, EFM/MOH – US$20,623 (Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-CC

Application Closing Date
19th October, 2016.

 

 

Job Title: Chauffeur/Scooter Driver, FSN-03/FP-BB
Ref.: A52904
Location:
Lagos – General Service Office (GSO)
Work Hours: Full-time; 48 hours/week

Basic Function of the Position

  • The incumbent serves as Motor Pool Chauffeur and a Scooter Driver.
  • S/he operates assigned vehicles to deliver passengers and freight to and from the warehouse, Consulate, Embassy Abuja, commercial or residential locations throughout Nigeria.
  • Coordinates and assists in loading and unloading operations to ensure loads are properly secured and do not exceed weight limits for the vehicle.
  • Performs all driver duties and minor mechanical maintenance and ensure work is done according to standard operating procedures.

Position Requirements
Note: All applicants MUST address each required qualification listed below with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

  • Completion of Secondary School education is required.
  • Minimum of two (2) years professional chauffeur and scooter operator experience is required.
  • Level III (Good working knowledge) Speaking /Reading/Writing in English is required. Language proficiency will be tested.  Level II (Limited knowledge) of any of the three major local languages (Yoruba, Igbo and Hausa) is required.
  • Good geographical knowledge of Lagos, other cities and neighboring countries, including traffic laws and regulations and ability to drive carefully and cautiously in heavy and chaotic traffic situations on poorly maintained roads is required.
  • Good knowledge of automotive operations, safety and maintenance practices, and ability to recognize a hazardous or dangerous situation and take appropriate action is required.
  • Ability to drive variety of vehicles (buses, sedans, pick-ups, scooters and light trucks) using standard or automatic transmissions as well as ability to drive on short and long trips. Must have valid Nigerian Class E driver’s license and ability to communicate clearly on the phone or by radio when necessary.

Hiring Preference Selection Process
When qualified, 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**

Importation Information

  • Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility.
  • If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process.
  • Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.
  • This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.

Additional Selection Criteria

  • Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
  • Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply
  • Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule
  • The candidate must be able to obtain and hold the local security certification after selection.
  • Candidates who are EFMs, USEFMs, AEFMs, or MOHs must have at least one year remaining on their sponsor’s tour of duty to be considered eligible to apply for this position.

Salary
OR – Ordinarily Resident (OR) – N3,213,591 p.a. (Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-03
In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.
NOR – AEFM/EFM – US$22,502 Starting basic salary p.a. Grade: FP-BB

Application Closing Date
31st October, 2016.

 

 

Job Title: Chauffeur, FSN-03/FP-BB
Ref.: A52205
Location:
Lagos – General Service Office (GSO)
Work Hours: Full-time; 48 hours/week

Basic Function of the Position

  • The incumbent serves as Motor Pool Chauffeur.
  • S/he will drive U.S. Government vehicles to and fro different locations throughout Nigeria and to neighboring countries.
  • Additionally, s/he will keep assigned vehicles clean and perform all driving duties and perform minor mechanical maintenance, as may be directed.

Position Requirements
Note: All applicants MUST address each required qualification listed below with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

  • Completion of Secondary School education is required.
  • Minimum of two (2) years professional driving experience is required.
  • Level III (Good working knowledge) Speaking /Reading/Writing in English is required. Language proficiency will be tested. Level II (Limited knowledge) of any of the three major local languages (Yoruba, Igbo and Hausa) is required.
  • Good geographical knowledge of Lagos, other cities and neighboring countries, including traffic laws and regulations and ability to drive carefully and cautiously in heavy and chaotic traffic situations on poorly maintained roads is required.
  • Good knowledge of automotive operations, safety and maintenance practices, and ability to recognize a hazardous or dangerous situation and take appropriate action is required.
  • Must have valid Nigerian Class E driver’s license and ability to communicate clearly on the phone or by radio when necessary.

Hiring Preference Selection Process
When qualified, 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**

Importation Information

  • Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility.
  • If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process.
  • Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.
  • This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.

Additional Selection Criteria

  • Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
  • Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply
  • Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule
  • The candidate must be able to obtain and hold the local security certification after selection.
  • Candidates who are EFMs, USEFMs, AEFMs, or MOHs must have at least one year remaining on their sponsor’s tour of duty to be considered eligible to apply for this position.

Salary
OR – Ordinarily Resident (OR) – N3,213,591 p.a. (Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-03
In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.
NOR – AEFM/EFM – US$22,502 Starting basic salary p.a. Grade: FP-BB.

Application Closing Date
31st October, 2016.

 

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 U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.
  • Any other documentation such as degrees or diplomas earned and NYSC Certificates/exemptions or awards.
  • A type-written and signed application letter specifically applying for this position, and addressing the minimum requirements as advertised. Please reference the job title and announcement number on the application letter.
  • Limit all electronic (e-mail) submissions to one entry/e-mail not larger than 5MB.
  • Please submit attachments in PDF and Word formats, not pictures.
  • E-mails received without the appropriate subject line and incomplete applications will not be considered.

Submit Application to: [email protected]

Click here to download the Position Descriptions (PDF)

Click here to download Application Form for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174) (PDF 1.78 MB)

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

Note:

  • Mailed (paper/hard copies) applications will NOT be accepted.
  • All not ordinarily resident applicants must have the required work and residency permits to be eligible for Consideration. A U.S. Citizen EFM does not have to be residing in country to be considered, but the sponsoring officer under chief of mission (com) authority does have to Be assigned officially to post.
  • Due to the high volume of applications received, we will only contact applicants who are being considered. Thank you for your understanding.

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