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U.S. Consulate General – A diplomatic mission is a group of people from one state or an international inter-governmental organisation (such as the United Nations) present in another state to represent the sending state/organisation officially in the receiving state.

In practice, a diplomatic mission usually denotes the resident mission, namely the office of a country’s diplomatic representatives in the capital city of another country.

Applications are invited from interested and qualified candidates to apply for Vacancies at U.S. Embassy

Job Specifications:

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Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-092
Series/Grade: LE – 0540 8
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Promotion Potential: LE-8
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week

Job Description:
  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply / Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 06.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • Current Employees of the Mission – All Agencies and/or U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs); Eligible Family Members (EFMs); or Declared Members of Household (MOHs) – 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: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No

Duties

  • Basic Function of the Position – The incumbent reports to the PEPFAR Country Coordinator and is responsible for managing PEPFAR information flow in the office, interagency communications, logistics for meetings and conferences, the PEPFAR calendar, organizing and tracking numerous inter agency assignments and projects.
  • S/he also serves as the lead budget and financial advisor to the PEPFAR Coordinator.
  • This is a senior level administrative support position.
  • Incumbent, along with the interagency finance team, helps prepare the annual funding requests, including sections of the Country Operational Plan including the PEPFAR coordinating Office budget.
  • The incumbent utilizes, maintains and provides administrative and technical support for various budget and programmatic database including FACTS Info (Foreign Assistance Coordination and Tracking System), Expenditure Analysis and PEPFAR.net. 
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Four (4) years of progressively responsible work experience in budget development, accounting, finance, budget analysis, planning and execution is required.
  • At least two (2) years of this experience must be with U.S. Government agencies.

Job Knowledge:

  • Knowledge and understanding of professional accounting principles, theories and practices and terminology as well as principles and accepted practices of U.S. Government budgeting and reporting is required.
  • Knowledge of points of contacts and formats for communication with local stakeholders, especially the Government of Nigeria is required.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Public Administration or Economics is required.
  • Note: NYSC Certificate or Exemption document is required.

Evaluations:

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

Language:  

  • Level IV (Fluent) Speaking / Reading / Writing of English is required. 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to collect and analyze data and prepare precise and accurate reports is required.
  • Excellent written and communication skills in order to communicate with the PEPFAR inter-agency team and external stakeholders are required.
  • Ability to think critically with excellent problem solving and interpersonal skills in order to work efficiently with all the USG PEPFAR agencies is required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint with keyboarding and numerical skills required.
  • Must have the ability to manage complex budget data including ability to use database management applications to manage increasingly complex budgets.

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.

Marketing Statement:

Salary
NGN8,664,538 (USD42,570) / Annum.

Deputy Motor Pool Supervisor

Job Specifications:

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Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-091
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Series / Grade: LE – 1005 7
Promotion Potential: LE-7
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Telework Eligible: No

Job Description:
  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 07.  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.

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

  • Basic Function: Incumbent serves as Deputy Motor Pool (MP) Supervisor and back up dispatcher in the MP section of the General Service Office (GSO). directs, coordinates, and plans services provided by the MP office.
  • Responsibilities include scheduling of Boat Pilots, Truck Drivers, Chauffeurs/Motor Cycle Drivers, Dispatchers, and armored and un-armored vehicles, ensuring that they meet requirement expectations as per internal rules and regulations.
  • Procuring and tracking maintenance services; recording all MP activities in appropriate databases; and preparing reports.
  • S/he backs up the MP Supervisor on absence. acts as backup MP timekeeper and performs other duties as assigned.
Qualification and Requirement:
  • Two (2) years of experience on vehicle fleet management is required. One (1) year experience in a supervisory position is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of Nigeria motor vehicle practices, traffic laws, vehicle licensing, registration, and procedures is required. Good knowledge of fleet management, and safety norms are required.

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of secondary school is required.

Evaluations:

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

Language:  

  • Good working knowledge reading/writing/speaking of English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to write clearly, read and comprehend documents.
  • Proficiency in computer skills to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and motor pool applications is required.
  • Must have excellent supervisory, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Must understand training manuals and instructions to synthesize training materials into real life skills.
  • 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.

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 6,455,212 (USD 38,056) annually.

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Cultural Affairs Assistant

Job Specifications:

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Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-067RA-2
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Series/Grade: LE – 6005 8
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-8

Job Description:
  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 06.  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

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 supervision of the Cultural Affairs Officer (CAO), the incumbent serves as Public Affairs Section (PAS) Abuja’s Program Control LES and liaison with U.S. Government-Nigeria Alumni Associations, especially in northern Nigerian (regions covered by PAS Abuja).
  • The cultural Affairs Assistant is also the principal point of contact and coordinator for post programming connected with certain ECA-related initiatives.
  • Plans and leads PAS Abuja special outreach programs targeting youth, women, interfaith leaders, and conflict resolution activities.
  • Incumbent will serve as both an advisor and counsellor to Nigeria exchange grantees and public affair/diplomacy staff members in all matters related to alumni outreach programs, alumni grant possibilities and proposals, target of opportunity projects and exchanges.
Qualification and Requirement:
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in  progressively responsible people-to-people program outreach and program/project administration; work and involvement in cultural activities, public affairs, or teaching is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Working knowledge of Nigeria political, economic, social, and educational structure; institutions, political parties, and history is required.

Education Requirements:

  • University Degree is required.
  • Note: NYSC Certificate or Exemption document is required.

Evaluations:

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

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with the public – orally and in writing, electronically and/or through social and traditional media.
  • Ability to draft cables, memo, evaluate reports and correspondence is required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites and the ability to manage information on proprietary software and databases is required.

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.

Marketing Statement:

Salary
NGN 8,664,538 (USD 42,570) / Year.

Chauffeur

Job Specifications:

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Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-093
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Series/Grade: LE – 1015 4
Promotion Potential: LE-4
Work Schedule: Full-time – 48 hours per week

Job Description:
  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is AA.  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.

Summary

  • The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (48 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: 75% or less.

Duties

  • Under the supervision of the Motor pool Supervisor, the incumbent operates a variety of armored and non-armored motor vehicles to transport Mission personnel, including VIP visitors, TDY staff, delegations and field trips.
  • S/he performs routine preventive maintenance, cleaning of vehicle and completes trip ticket to notate each trip taken on their shift, including mileage, fuel, condition of vehicle, and passenger details. 
  • S/he may be required to drive Chief of Mission, Deputy Chief of Mission and Consul General.
Qualification and Requirement:
  • Minimum of three (3) years of professional driving experience is required

Job Knowledge:

  • Through knowledge of Lagos and other Nigeria cities, as well as good knowledge of automotive, mechanical, safety and maintenance practices.
  • Must be familiar with local traffic laws, traffic laws, traffic patterns, and locations of various government offices

Education Requirements

  • Completion of Secondary School or received High School Diploma

Evaluations:

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

Language:

  • Limited knowledge Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is required.
  • Limited knowledge Speaking/Reading/Writing any local language is require

Skills and Abilities: 

  • Ability to work on rotational shift schedule, as well as ability to drive carefully and cautiously in heavy and chaotic traffic situation are required. 
  • Ability to recognize a hazardous or dangerous situation and take appropriate action is required. 
  • Ability to communicate clearly on the phone and/or by radio and follow instructions.
  • Must have a valid class B or D Nigerian drivers’ 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.

Marketing Statement:

Salary
NGN3,889,576 / USD26,915 Annually.

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USAID Voucher Examiner

Job Specifications:

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Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-094
Series/Grade: LE – 0540 8
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Promotion Potential: LE-8
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week

Job Description:
  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply / Clarification From the Agency:
    • For definitions use URL www.usaid.gov/ads/policy/glossary
    • Current Mission Nigeria Employees only
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Five (5) years renewable, estimated to start on or after December 2021

Summary

  • This position is responsible for advancing robust risk management in reviewing advance, liquidation, and reimbursement vouchers for implementing partners, employees, and various vendors that serves as the principal administrative support person for the Office of Financial Management. The employee operates independently to ensure that payments functions are performed effectively, efficiently, and in a manner that promotes harmony and problem solving.
  • Supervisory Position: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required: Not Required

Duties
Voucher Review (50%):

  • Examines and audits advances, liquidations, and reimbursement vouchers of both implementing partners, employees, and various vendors. Analyzes the transactions to ensure that claims are in accordance with contract provisions, control of budget line items, application of indirect cost rates and rate adjustments, level of effort required, and payment documentation. Determines through the Phoenix Accounting system that funds are obligated and/or committed and are available for payment of the claim. Ensures that all authorizations, certifications, and other documents are on file and that payments are in accordance with applicable U.S. and other applicable host country laws and regulations. Much of procurement is multi appropriation funded requiring detailed reviews and an effective decision-making process prior to processing payment. Analyzes the budget and controls the funds. Estimates expected average monthly cost and questions over or under expenditures. Analyzes requests for advances and maintains control with expenses reports submitted by contractors and grantees. 
  • Verifies that vouchers/invoices are correct and conform to the terms and conditions (contract-specific provisions and AIDAR/FAR clauses) of the authorizing documents such as purchase orders, contracts, etc.; and with applicable regulations; are charged to appropriate budget line items, supported by travel authorization, Lease Agreements, and have required payment documentation. Verifies that all arithmetical computations on invoices/vouchers are correct and accurate. 
  • Verifies that all invoices/vouchers are administratively approved by the authorized and/or receiving officer indicating that the ordered goods and/or services are received in satisfactory condition and that the invoice/voucher is proper for payment. 
  • Ensures that all supporting documentation including the original invoice, delivery or consignment note, or commercial bill of lading or airway bill, as applicable, are attached to the voucher. 
  • Determines in coordination with the accountant that funds are obligated and available for payment of the invoice/voucher. Verifies that the fiscal data on the voucher is correct and complete. Obtains additional information, documentation, and/or clarification on doubtful or questionable payments. Advises payees giving reasons when payment is disallowed. 
  • Reviews USDH/USPSC allowances claims such as COLA, health reimbursement, and limited E2 vouchers processed at Post i.e., HL.

Determining accuracy of information (15%):

  • Corresponds with contractors, vendors, and employees concerning vouchers being examined to request additional information regarding invoices and to provide guidance on voucher requirements.
  • Prepares draft documents outlining rationales concerning disallowances for COR/AOR’s or Financial Analysts’ use in communicating with contractors or vendors.
  • Corresponds with stakeholders to ensure accuracy of documents submitted for payments. Meets with grantees and advises them on how to submit vouchers, attachments required, timeliness, etc.
  • Provides assistance to contractors, grantees and loan recipients in the handling of requests for payments and advances and on the supporting documents necessary to process these payments.
  • Maintains a constant monitoring process of actual and cumulative disbursements. Reconciles cumulative disbursements with the reports submitted by grantees and contractors.

Payment processing (15%):

  • Processes payments in the computerized Phoenix database to track funds availability and for posting and reconciliation purposes. Maintains and periodically reconciles Phoenix reports and records showing amounts obligated, committed, and disbursed to project supporting records. Posts EFT special payment vouchers and SF 1080 charges between Agencies directly into the Phoenix accounting system. Reconciles these entries in the system. Record documents in ASIST. 

OFM support (15%):

  • Backstops other two VEs. Enhances the financial analysis team’s financial reviews and NUPAS.  

Citibank Voucher review (5%):

  • Review Citibank Statement travel vouchers for processing. 
Qualification and Requirement:
  • Physical Demands: The work requested does not involve undue physical demands. 
  • Education Requirements: A College / University studies in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or Economics is required.

Evaluations
Applicants who clearly meet the minimum Education, Experience and basic eligibility requirements will be further evaluated based on scoring of the Evaluation Factors listed below. The highest-ranking applicants may be selected for an interview.

  • 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.

Qualifications
Prior Work Experience:  

  • A minimum of three years of accounting work experience, of which two years should be in related work with Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), other donor organizations, host-government organizations, or private-sector institutions is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • A thorough knowledge and understanding of basic accounting knowledge is required.

Skills and Abilities:  

  • Excellent interpersonal skills are required as the incumbent will frequently be working with Mission employees at all levels.
  • Must be able to multitask, be a self-starter, and possess strong organizational skills.
  • Must have the ability to understand basic requirements of various applicable regulations and procedures.
  • Must be able to identify, interpret, and apply law, rules, regulations, and grant/contract provisions.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly to internal and external customers and be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a team environment.
  • Must have good computer and typing skills and a good understanding of the Microsoft Office programs, like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and must be comfortable.
  • Must have the ability to analyze numerous accounting records and determine the need for various types of entries and adjustments; to reconcile and balance accounts; and to relate the purpose and objectives of projects to their costs and fiscal requirements.

Language Proficiency:

  • Level IV English ability (fluent) 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   

Hiring Preference Order:

  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  • AEFM / USEFM
  • FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

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.

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

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
NGN8,664,538 / Annum.

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Interested and qualified candidate for “Vacancies at U.S. Embassy” should click the button below to apply.

Important Information

  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance. 
  • To apply for this position click the “Apply To This Vacancy” button at the top of the page. Click on the “Submit Application” button to complete your application process. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.

Required Documents:

  • Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

    • Residency and/or Work Permit
    • Degree (not transcript)
    • NYSC Certificate or Exemption document
  • For EFMs, in addition to the above;

    • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
    • 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.

Deadline: September 23, 2021

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