Job Vacancies at The U.S. Embassy, Abuja

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The U.S. Mission to Nigeria contains of the Embassy in Abuja, FCT, and the Consulate Common in Lagos. U.S. Consulate Common Lagos is the Mission’s consultant to the Nigerian folks within the southern area.

We’re recruiting to fill the positions beneath:




Job Title: Journey Assistant – Workers of Mission-All/or USEFMS, EFMS or MOHs

Announcement Quantity: Lagos-2020-060
Location: Lagos
Hiring Company: Embassy Abuja
Collection / Grade: LE – 0910 7
Promotion Potential: LE-7
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week


  • Hiring Path: Open to the general public. For USEFM – FP is 7.  Precise FP wage decided by Washington D.C.
  • Who Could Apply / Clarification From the Company: All Candidates / All Sources
  • Safety Clearance Required: Public Belief – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Sort: Everlasting
  • Appointment Sort Particulars: Indefinite topic to profitable completion of probationary interval
  • Advertising and marketing Assertion: We encourage you to learn and perceive the Eight (eight) Qualities of Abroad Workers earlier than you apply.


  • The work schedule for this place is: Full Time (40 hours per week)
  • Begin date: Candidate should have the ability to start working inside an inexpensive time frame (6 weeks) of receipt of company authorization and / or clearances / certifications or their candidacy might finish.
  • Supervisory Place: No
  • Relocation Bills Reimbursed: No
  • Journey Required: Not Required


  • Below the supervision of the Journey Supervisor, the incumbent performs a full vary of journey companies for all companies on the Consulate.
  • Handles issues with airport officers, expeditors, airline officers and different contacts.
  • Directs VIP journey preparations in coordination with the Management Officer, Administration, and different Embassy / Consulate places of work.
  • The Journey Assistant serves as back-up to the Journey Supervisor

and Evaluations

  • Expertise: Three (three) years of progressively accountable secretarial / administrative and journey expertise is required.

Job Information:

  • Good information of airline reservations and ticketing practices is required.
  • Detailed information of USG journey rules (three and 6 FAM) so as to decide eligibility for journey is required.
  • Good working information of host nation journey companies together with airways, lodges, and eating places is required.
  • Should have working information of host nation immigration practices and fundamental information on worldwide journey necessities.

Training Necessities:

  • Training: Two-year school / college on the whole research is required.


  • These could also be examined. Please specify your degree of proficiency within the language listed.


  • Superior degree in Talking / Writing / Studying English is required.

Expertise and Talents:

  • Should have a sound Nigerian driver’s license to have the ability to self-drive consulate automobiles to airline places of work, diplomatic missions and different places as wanted.
  • Should have glorious buyer relation abilities.
  • Should have accounting and billing abilities in addition to report writing abilities.
  • Capability to cope with a variety of submit workers, relations, guests, journey / airline brokers, and most people with tact, confidence and effectivity is required.
  • Should possess good organizational abilities.
  • Should additionally cope with State Protocol workers, Immigration Officers and the workers at different diplomatic missions with the courtesies required by native customs.
  • Should be proficient in Microsoft Suites.
  • Should possess good numerical abilities.
  • Typing abilities with velocity and accuracy is required.
  • Should exhibit glorious time administration and customer support abilities.

Equal Employment Alternative (EEO):

  • The U.S. Mission supplies equal alternative and truthful and equitable therapy in employment to all folks with out regard to race, colour, faith, intercourse, nationwide origin, age, incapacity, political affiliation, marital standing, or sexual orientation.


  • All candidates into account can be required to move medical and safety certifications.

Advantages and Different Information

Company Advantages:

  • Domestically Employed Employees, together with Members of Family (MOHs), and Third-Nation Nationals (TCNs), working on the U.S. Mission in Abuja, Nigeria might obtain a compensation bundle that will embrace well being, separation, and different advantages.
  • For EFMs, advantages ought to be mentioned with the Human Assets Workplace.
  • The pay plan is assigned on the time of the conditional provide letter by the HR Workplace.

Different Info:

  • Hiring Desire Choice Course of:  Candidates within the following hiring desire classes are prolonged a hiring desire within the order listed beneath.  Due to this fact, it’s important that these candidates precisely describe their standing on the applying. Failure to take action might end in a willpower that the applicant will not be eligible for a hiring desire.

Hiring Desire Order:

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

* Necessary:

  • Candidates who declare standing as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran should submit a duplicate of their most up-to-date DD-214 (“Certificates of Launch or Discharge from Lively Obligation”), equal documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written doc from the armed forces that certifies the service member is predicted to be discharged or launched from energetic obligation service within the armed forces beneath honorable situations inside 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant.
  • The certification letter ought to be on letterhead of the suitable navy department of the service and comprise (1) the navy service dates together with the anticipated discharge or launch date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation have to be submitted to ensure that the desire to be given.
  • ** This degree of desire applies to all Overseas Service workers on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights again to their company or bureau.
  • For extra info (i.e., what’s an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, and many others.?) and for added employment issues, please go to the next hyperlink.

NGN 6,455,212 / USD $37,680 yearly.

Learn how to Apply
and certified candidates ought to:
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Utility Deadline  31st December, 2020

Utility Procedures and Discover

  • All candidates should have the ability to acquire and maintain a Public Belief clearance.
  • To use for this place click on the “Submit Utility” button.  For extra info on tips on how to apply go to the Mission web web site.

Required Paperwork:

  • With a view to qualify primarily based on schooling, you MUST submit the requested diploma and / or transcripts as verification of academic requirement by the deadline of this announcement. If you happen to fail to supply requested info, or the knowledge you submit is inadequate to confirm your eligibility, you’ll not be thought of for this place.
  • Residency and / or Work Allow (If relevant)
  • College Transcript
  • Diploma (Not Transcript)
  • NYSC Certificates
  • Drivers License

For EFMs, along with the above:

  • Copy of Orders / Task Notification (or equal)
  • Certificates or License
  • DD-214 – Member Copy four, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or different supporting documentation (if relevant)
  • SF-50 (if relevant)

Subsequent Steps:

  • Candidates who’re invited to take a language or abilities check, or who’re chosen for an interview can be contacted by way of e mail.
  • For additional info – the entire place description itemizing all the duties, obligations, required , and many others. could also be obtained by contacting the Human Assets Workplace.
  • Thanks to your software and your curiosity in working on the U.S. Mission in Abuja, Nigeria






Job Title: USAID Challenge Administration Specialist – Training – All Candidates (72062021R10004)

Announcement Quantity: Abuja-2020-Zero59
Location: Abuja
Hiring Company: Embassy Abuja
Collection / Grade:  LE – 4005 11
Promotion Potential: LE-11
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hour per week
Telework Eligible: No


  • Hiring Path: Open to the general public
  • Who Could Apply / Clarification From the Company: For definitions use URL Open to Cooperating Nation Nationals (Nigerians Solely)
  • Safety Clearance Required: Public Belief – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Sort: Everlasting
  • Appointment Sort Particulars:  5 (5) years renewable, estimated to begin on or after Could 2021.

Advertising and marketing Assertion:

  • USAID is an impartial Federal Authorities company that receives general overseas coverage steering from the Secretary of State. With headquarters in Washington, D.C., USAID fosters transformational improvement world wide. Our work helps financial development and commerce; agriculture and the atmosphere; schooling and coaching; democracy and governance; world well being; world partnerships and humanitarian help. We function within the following areas of the world: Afghanistan and Pakistan, Africa (all of Africa), Asia, Europe and Eurasia, Latin America and the Caribbean and the Center East.


  • The incumbent will function a Contracting Officer Consultant (COR), Settlement Officer Consultant (AOR) and / or Exercise Supervisor, upon USAID certification, for chosen devices inside the schooling portfolio that align to elements of USAID / Nigeria’s Nation Growth Cooperation Technique.
  • Supervisory Place: No
  • Relocation Bills Reimbursed: No
  • Journey Required: 25% or much less
  • The contractor is eligible for short-term obligation (TDY) journey to the U.S., or to different Missions overseas, to take part within the “Overseas Service Nationwide” Fellowship Program, in accordance with USAID coverage.

Program / Challenge Management and Administration (40%):

  • Carry out the complete vary of program administration capabilities from exercise startup to closure together with however not restricted to making sure grantees / contractors meet the complete targets of their mission descriptions or scopes of labor, advising and taking part in ongoing evaluations of efficiency and guaranteeing program compliance with all USAID insurance policies.
  • The incumbent should guarantee technical content material and exercise targets are per the strategic priorities of the USAID Mission and the Authorities of Nigeria (GON), with an unwavering dedication to steady studying and adaptableness.
  • As a part of her / his A / COR obligations, s / he conducts web site visits as an official consultant of USAID / Nigeria to observe implementation and progress, identifies delays or difficulties requiring decision, engages counterparts internally and externally to determine executable resolutions and ensures observe by on requisite actions for seamless program supply.
  • S / he additionally ensures that each one official approvals are obtained from GON companions as required, in addition to supplies monetary oversight of assigned implementation actions. – The incumbent supplies technical management throughout in-briefs and out-briefs for short-term technical help on actions in addition to actively liaises with donor counterparts and non-USAID exercise leads, the place wanted.

Program Coverage and Evaluation and Reporting (20%):

  • The incumbent supplies path and help within the planning, improvement, and analysis of insurance policies contributing towards the schooling element of the Mission’s portfolio.
  • S / he can be concerned in annual Mission portfolio evaluations in addition to ad-hoc proposal evaluations submitted to the Mission or Washington for discipline concurrence.
  • The incumbent ensures that the symptoms for measuring the influence of schooling actions are precisely tracked and are used to revise technique, as mandatory.
  • Coordinates with the Training Workplace Director, the Deputy Workplace Director, and different Program Managers to make sure thoroughness and consistency of information submitted on actions.
  • Tracks political and coverage developments, legislative adjustments, and technical developments within the discipline that have an effect on USAID’s actions and / or targets concerning main schooling, supplies recommendation and proposals on applicable USAID positions and supplies briefing as wanted.

Exercise Growth and Design (20%):

  • Conceptualizes and articulates evidence-based exercise design or supply elements in accordance with the schooling sector technique, the Nigerian political economic system, the institutional capabilities of potential USAID recipients, useful resource availability and funding sources.
  • Researches the social and financial elements affecting the schooling system in Nigeria for enter into design improvement.
  • S / he contributes to the event of conceptual frameworks and formulates plans for required implementation documentation.
  • Contributes technical experience and inventive concepts to different technical groups within the Mission creating new interventions to help the social and financial improvement of Nigeria.
  • Explores methods and methods for integrating schooling into these interventions, figuring out synergies, and leveraging sources amongst these groups for optimum influence and outcomes.

Training Crew Administrative Work and Exterior Engagement (20%):

  • S / he’s chargeable for the administration of assigned technical and administrative facets of USAID / Nigeria’s schooling program.
  • Drafts studies, correspondence, cables, GLAAS actions, scopes of labor, implementation letters, acquisition and help plan and accruals in collaboration with the Program Workplace and the Workplace of Monetary Administration, and every other paperwork mandatory for the implementation of assigned actions.
  • Negotiates the clearance and approval of paperwork required for correct implementation of actions.
  • Collaborates and coordinates numerous actions with senior GON officers, improvement companions, native and worldwide organizations, donor neighborhood companions and civil society teams.
  • The incumbent organizes the participation of those officers in particular conferences and occasions, particularly with high-level guests or Embassy representatives.
  • S / he acts as liaison with senior leaders in Nigerian NGOs and the civil society neighborhood to domesticate and keep help for the USAID schooling sector program.
  • Represents the Training group in conferences, workshops, donor coordination subgroup / committee conferences, native workers committee conferences, mission design and briefing conferences and different conferences deemed applicable.
  • Develops mandatory supplies for shows by the Training Workplace Director and different Program Managers, in addition to different USAID / Nigeria senior workers.

and Evaluations

  • Bodily Calls for: The work requested doesn’t contain undue bodily calls for.
  • Publish Entry Coaching: Introduction to the Program Cycle; Challenge Design and Administration; Contracting Officers Consultant /  Settlement Officers Consultant (COR/AOR) coaching; Training sector associated coaching. Timing of programs is topic to availability of funds.

Training Necessities:

  • Training: Minimal of a bachelor’s Diploma in Training, Training Administration, or associated discipline is required.


  • Training (as said above) 10 factors
  • Prior Work Expertise (as said above) 20 factors
  • Job Information (as said above) 30 factors
  • Language Proficiency (as said above) 10 factors
  • Expertise and skills (as said above) 30 factors

  • Prior Work Expertise: Minimal of 5 years of progressively accountable expertise in program implementation of huge donor-funded actions inside the schooling sector in Nigeria, together with in-depth expertise within the assortment, evaluation, dissemination and presentation of knowledge associated to progress in attaining sector targets and suggest actions and detailed understanding of the construction and procedures inherent to the Nigerian authorities is required.

Job Information:

  • In-depth information of the most important points affecting schooling in all geographic areas in Nigeria, together with technical, social and cultural facets;
  • Information of particular points going through schooling in Northern Nigeria, such mitigating battle within the schooling sector, schooling coverage, curriculum implementation, combating school-based violence, fundamental literacy and numeracy acquisition, school-based administration, schooling in emergencies, particular wants schooling, and youth improvement; and,
  • Familiarity with matters associated to schooling reform, non secular establishments, ladies’ entry to schooling, use of language of the atmosphere and mother-tongue instruction, schooling financing, and programs strengthening.

Expertise and Talents:

  • Demonstrable abilities in prudent decision-making, mission administration and implementation oversight of schooling actions in Nigeria.
  • Capability to course of and critically analyze info shortly from all kinds of sources is predicted.
  • Superior capacity to adapt in a fast-paced and evolving atmosphere in addition to sound competencies in problem-solving and group.
  • Glorious oral and written communication, interpersonal and teamwork abilities, particularly in multi-cultural settings.
  • Proficiency in MS Workplace purposes reminiscent of Phrase, Excel, and PowerPoint are required.

Language Proficiency:

  • Glorious Degree IV (fluency) talking, writing, and modifying abilities in English are required. Oral Degree III (working capacity) in a neighborhood Nigerian language (e.g., Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba) is required.

Different Info:

  • USAID Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR), Appendix J, “Direct USAID Contracts With a Cooperating Nation Nationwide and with a Third Nation Nationwide for Private Providers Overseas,” together with contract clause “Common Provisions,” out there at:
  • Contract Cowl Web page type AID 309-1 out there at:
  • Acquisition & Help Coverage Directives / Contract Info Bulletins (AAPDs / CIBs) for Private Providers Contracts with People out there at:
  • Moral Conduct.  By the acceptance of a USAID private companies contract as a person, the contractor can be acknowledging receipt of the “Requirements of Moral Conduct for Workers of the Government Department,” out there from the U.S. Workplace of Authorities Ethics, in accordance with Common Provision 2 and 5 CFR 2635.  See:


  • The Mission emphasize to its workers of the truth that they’re obliged to look at Nigerian Legal guidelines, together with these regarding revenue and associated tax obligations.  Fee of such taxes is a matter between the person worker and the Nigerian Authorities. Within the absence of a particular worldwide settlement, the U.S. Authorities won’t withhold native taxes from an worker’s wage.

NGN15,890,203 / USD $58,186 yearly

Company Advantages:
As a matter of coverage, and as applicable, a PSC is often licensed the next advantages and allowances:

  • Advantages:
    • Well being Insurance coverage
    • Annual Wage Enhance (if relevant)
    • Annual and Sick depart
    • Annual Bonus
  • Allowances: [as applicable]
    • Transportation Allowance
    • Meal Allowance
    • Miscellaneous Allowance
    • Housing Allowance

Learn how to Apply
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Utility Deadline  21st December, 2020 by 11:59 p.m. GMT

Required Paperwork

  • Present Resume
  • Related Certificates
  • NYSC Certificates
  • College Diploma Certificates
  • Listing of References

Necessary Info

  • Eligible candidates are required to finish this on-line software course of and submit any relevant required paperwork by 11:59 p.m. GMT on the deadline of this announcement.
  • Please be aware that each one required paperwork have to be acquired by the deadline on-line, and that we’ll decide your eligibility and primarily based solely on the fabric acquired by the deadline.

Subsequent Steps:

  • After the deadline for receipt of purposes, all purposes will initially be screened for conformity with minimal necessities and a shortlist of candidates developed. Functions from candidates which don’t meet the required choice standards won’t be thought of.
  • A committee can be convened to assessment the shortlisted purposes and consider them in accordance with the analysis standards as said above.  Solely shortlisted candidates can be contacted. No response can be despatched to unsuccessful candidates.
  • For Extra Information: HR Part 09-461-4000 Electronic mail:


  • Functions that don’t meet the required minimal won’t be scored. Candidates assembly the required for the place can be evaluated primarily based on info introduced within the software. USAID reserves the correct to conduct interviews with the top-ranked short-listed candidates. If the interview is carried out, the interview can be one of many figuring out elements within the ultimate choice.
  • Reference checks can be made just for the profitable candidate. If a candidate doesn’t want USAID to contact a present employer for reference examine, this ought to be said within the software letter.
  • USAID is an Equal Alternative Employer: All certified candidates can be thought of no matter age, race, colour, intercourse, creed, nationwide origin, lawful political affiliation, non-disqualifying handicap, marital standing, sexual orientation, affiliation with an worker group, or different non-merit elements. Administration might think about the next when figuring out profitable candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of curiosity, funds, and residency standing


Necessary Notes

  • The above statements are meant to explain the overall nature and degree of labor to be carried out by folks assigned to this job.
    They don’t seem to be to be construed as an exhaustive checklist of all obligations, duties and abilities required of personnel so categorized.
    All personnel could also be required to carry out different obligations along with these specified every so often, as wanted
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    • We’re an equal alternative employer and worth variety inclusion. We don’t discriminate on grounds of color, race, nationality, faith, age, ethnic origin, incapacity, gender, marital standing, or sexual orientation in our employment practices
    • Our individuals are all equally gifted in distinctive methods: we come from various traditions, private experiences and factors of view. And we wish to embrace yours, Are you able to encourage us together with your concepts?
    • We encourage all candidates to use and doesn’t apply any discrimination in any recruitment course of.
    • Functions submitted after the deadline won’t be thought of.
    • Because of the urgency of the place, now we have the correct to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile earlier than the above deadline
    • Solely certified candidates can be invited for interview