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Assistant Coordinator at the US Embassy of Nigeria

US Embassy of Nigeria – A diplomatic mission is a group of people from one state or an international inter-governmental organization (such as the United Nations) present in another state to represent the sending state/organization officially in the receiving state.

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The U.S. Mission in Nigeria 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. 

Applications are invited from interested and qualified candidates to apply to fill the role of assistant coordinator at the US Embassy of Nigeria.

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:

The Assistant Community Liaison Office Coordinator (Assistant CLO, A/CLO) supports the CLO Coordinator in fulfilling all Eight Areas of CLO Responsibility (family member employment; crisis management and security; education; communications and outreach; guidance and referral; welcoming, orientation, and departures; community liaison; and events planning), and in developing and managing post programs to enhance community morale. 

The Assistant CLO works with the CLO to identify needs within the diverse post community and responds with effective programming, information and resources, and referrals. The incumbent works under the supervision of the CLO Coordinator and is expected to interact independently with CLO clients to develop CLO materials and programs, to formulate advocacy plans, and to generate ideas for community events. In the absence of a CLO Coordinator, the Assistant CLO will serve as back-up to fulfill all responsibilities.

Qualifications and Requirements:


Minimum of three (3) years of professional experience, including but not limited to administration, office management, customer service, program management, or public policy is required.


A good understanding of the Foreign Service community and the structure of the federal government is required. Knowledge of general principles of program management and program monitoring is required. Standard knowledge of Microsoft Office is required.  Knowledge of the Department of State’s programs and policies pertaining to CLO Coordinator’s eight areas of responsibility (community liaison, crisis management, employment, education, guidance and referral, communications and outreach, welcoming/orientation/departures, and events planning) is required.

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of at least two years of college or university studies is required.


  • Ability to exercise good judgment when advocating for diverse employees and family members and dealing with confidential matters is required.  
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact well with others, demonstrating good teamwork. 
  • Must be able to work in a high-stress, fast-paced work environment. Must possess experience in data collection and report writing.

Salary: USD $45,290 /Per Year

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Partner Management Branch Chief

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:

The incumbent serves as the senior public health technical advisor for grants and is the Partner Management Branch Chief.  Duties and responsibilities include day-to-day supervision of branch staff, planning and program development responsibilities for grants, cooperative agreements and partner management and coordination.  The position supervises three Public Health Cooperative Agreement Specialists that are responsible for the CDC Nigeria grants management portfolio involving up to 15 cooperative agreements worth approximately $160M, and up to 10 grantees/Implementing Partners (IPs).

Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Minimum of (5) five years of progressively responsible administrative management experience in a public health or international development program that includes administrative and financial management of acquisitions, grants, and/or partner management contracts as well as cooperative agreement and/or contract documentation and reporting, files management and exposure to external clients is required. Two years of managerial experience is required.


Job holder must possess comprehensive knowledge of implementing partner management and grants/cooperative agreements programs, policies, regulations, protocols and ethical considerations applicable to the development and administration of national and international HIV/AIDS public health programs.  Detailed knowledge of political/legal and public health sectors in order to recommend approval of funding grant applications is required.  An understanding of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and proficient knowledge of U.S. Government public health programs and strategies is required. Vast working knowledge of host government and international public health systems is required.

In-depth knowledge and good understanding of host government laws and regulations regarding public health-related implementing agreements is required.  Technical expert knowledge of administrative, budgeting and fiscal management systems in support of funding mechanisms including grants and cooperative agreements is required.  Expert knowledge of sub-contractual requirements and procedures for grants and cooperative agreements is required.  

Education Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Economics, Management, Accounting or Finance is required. Professional Accounting certification, membership of professional body (CPA, ACCA, ICAN) is required.
  • Note: NYSC Certificate or Exemption document is required.


  • Strong leadership and excellent interpersonal skills to work with all levels of staff in team settings to accomplish program goals are required.  A high level of oral and written communication skills is required in order to convey program progress, technical requirements and to influence other collaborative organizations engaged in HIV/AIDS programs to adopt appropriate strategies for program activities.  Proficient knowledge of computer software programs such as word processing, spreadsheets and databases is required. 
  • The Job Holder must have excellent analytical skills and be highly innovative. Advanced user level of word processing, spreadsheets and databases is required. The ability to assess grants management issues and develop realistic solutions is required.  Excellent inter-personal skills to coordinate with USG and implementing/cooperating partners to ensure mutual cooperation are required.  Ability to plan budget expenditures to meet PEPFAR-program needs is required. 
  • Ability to coordinate and negotiate effectively with host government and inter-agency partners is required.  Mastery user level of word processing and spreadsheets is required Keyboarding skills that include both speed and accuracy are required.  Ability to work with higher mathematical calculations for purposes of partner budget reviews and for use in preparation of reporting documentation is required. Vast experience with budget formulation and review as well as data analysis to assess performance.  Ability for making detailed mathematical computations is required.   

Salary: NGN ₦20,830,167 /Per Year

Deadline: Aug 10, 2023

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Deadline: August 16, 2023

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