Current Job Positions at The U.S. Embassy in Abuja, February 2014

The U.S. Embassy in Abuja is seeking to employ suitable and qualified candidate for the Procurement Agent position in the General Services Office (GSO) in Abuja.
Position Title: Procurement Agent – FSN-7/FP – 7
Location:
Abuja
Basic Function of the Position:

Position is responsible for the procurement of a variety of commodities that are primarily technical in nature for the U.S. Embassy Abuja and occasionally for the U.S. Consulate, Lagos. Technical parts include automotive parts, office machines and equipment, office furniture, and residential and office appliances from the local market and offshore vendors. Also procures “off the shelf” items and office contract for various services which are of a “one time only” nature.

Position Requirements:

NOTE: All applicants MUST address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion or the application will not be considered.
  • Completion of University degree in Business Administration, Management, Mathematics, Accounting, Purchasing and Supply or related field is required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible procurement related experience is required.
  • Level IV (fluency) Speaking/Writing in English is required.
  • Knowledge of local market practices, pricing customs and practices is required.
  • Computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel spreadsheets are required.
Selection Process
When fully qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

Additional Selection Criteria
  • Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
  • Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
  • Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
  • Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
Remuneration
Salary: OR – Ordinarily Resident–N2, 957,362 p.a. (Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-07 In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.
NOR - Not Ordinarily Resident – AEFM - US$39,994 EFM/MOH - US$34,324 (Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-07

Application Deadline 27th February, 2014







Position Title: Financial Analyst, FSN-10/FP-05 (step 5)
Location:
Abuja
Basic Function of the Position:

The incumbent analyzes and reviews funding authorizations for the various agencies of the U.S. Mission Nigeria. S/he has primary responsibility for the financial planning and budget formulation, development, control and management for budgets in excess of $148 million on an annual basis. In addition the incumbent prepares and submits monthly accounts receivable invoices to employees and agencies totaling over $480K. The incumbent must perform duties in compliance with U.S. Government regulations.

Position Requirements:

NOTE: All applicants MUST address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion or the application will not be considered.
  • University degree or equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Business administration or Economics is required.
  • Minimum of five (5) years progressive work experience with budgets or financial matters is required.
  • Level IV (fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is required.
  • Expert knowledge of the policies, guidelines and regulations governing accounting and budgeting is required.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, especially Excel is required.
  • The ability to effectively utilize computer and financial software is required.
Selection Process
When fully qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

Additional Selection Criteria
  • Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
  • Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
  • Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
  • Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.
  • Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule. 
Remuneration
Salary: OR – Ordinarily Resident
–N4,802,338 p.a(Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-10
In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.
NOR - Not Ordinarily Resident – AEFM - US$56,323.00, EFM/MOH – US$48,338, (Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-05/5

Application Deadline
3rd March, 2014


Position Title: Cashier, FSN-08/FP-06
Location:
Abuja
Basic Function of the Position:

The incumbent provides a full range of cashiering services to the Mission community in accordance with policy and regulations. The cashier supports 13 sub-cashiers and is authorized to provide support for 28 agencies of the U.S. Mission in Nigeria, utilizing USD and Naira.

Position Requirements:

NOTE: All applicants MUST address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion or the application will not be considered.

  • University degree in Accounting, Finance, Business administration or Economics is required.
  • Minimum of two (2) years work experience with financial matters is required.
  • Level IV (fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is required.
  • Expert knowledge of the policies, guidelines and regulations governing cashiering operations is required.
  • Advanced knowledge of fraud detection and banking requirements, including identification of proper SWIFT codes for EFT transmission, is required.
  • The ability to effectively utilize computer and financial software is required. 
Selection Process
When fully qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

Additional Selection Criteria
  • Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
  • Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
  • Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
  • Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.
  • Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule. 
Remuneration
Salary: OR – Ordinarily Resident
–N3,810,106 p.a (Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-08
In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.
NOR - Not Ordinarily Resident – AEFM - US$44,737.00, EFM/MOH – US$38,394, (Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-06

Application Deadline 
3rd March 3, 2014


Position Title: Electrician – FSN-04/FP-AA
Location:
Abuja
Basic Function of the Position:

Incumbent’s duties will involve maintenance, installation, modification, repair, trouble shooting and testing of electrical systems, equipment, controls to include distribution panels, switch gears, fire alarm systems, lighting systems, transformers, electrical motors, appliances and any other items associated with the electrical trade.

Position Requirements:

NOTE: All applicants MUST address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion or the application will not be considered.
  • Completion of Primary school is required. Completion of vocational training or apprenticeship recognized as producing journeyman electrician skill is required.
  • Minimum of one (1) year journeyman electrician experience is required.
  • Level III (Good working knowledge) Speaking/Writing in English is required.
  • Full Journeyman electrical knowledge of established practices and procedures is required.
  • Must be able to use electrical testing instruments and tools.
  • A valid Nigerian driver’s license is required.
Selection Process
When fully qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

Additional Selection Criteria
  • Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
  • Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
  • Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
  • Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.
  • Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
Remuneration
Salary: Or – Ordinarily Resident
–N1,643,957 p.a. (Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-04
In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.
NOR – AEFM, EFM/MOH - US$24,518 (Starting Salary) p.a.; Position Grade: FP-AA

Application Deadline
5th March, 2014


 Position Title: Generator Technician – FSN-07/FP-07
Location:
Abuja
Basic Function of the Position:

Incumbent undertakes installation, repair, and maintenance of U.S. Embassy Abuja owned electrical power generating equipment of up to 1000KVA both in residential and non-residential locations with their associated transfer switchgears of up to 400Amps capacity.

Position Requirements:

NOTE: All applicants MUST address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion or the application will not be considered.
  • Completion of Secondary school is required. Technical and vocational training certificates are required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years progressive work experience in generator maintenance, installation and repairs is required.
  • Level III (Good working knowledge) Speaking/Writing in English is required.
  • Thorough knowledge of diesel engines, electric power generating equipment, transfer switches and various electrical equipment operational principles is required.
  • Knowledge of basic safety practices and tools required for generators and electrical equipment maintenance is required.
  • Must have good analytical skills in troubleshooting and diagnostics, especially as related to power generating equipment, electrical panels and switchgears.
Selection Process
When fully qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

Additional Selection Criteria
  • Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
  • Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
  • Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
  • Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.
  • Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
Remuneration
Salary: Or – Ordinarily Resident
–N2,957,362 p.a. (Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-07
In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.
NOR – AEFM - US$39,994 EFM/MOH - US$34,324, (Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-07

Application Deadline 
5th March, 2014
How to Apply
Interested applicants for this position MUST submit the following, or the application will not be considered:

  • Application for U.S. 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 (e.g., essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.
  • 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.
Submit Application To:

Embassy of the United States of America
Human Resources Office
Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive
Central District Area
Abuja.

Or submit to: HRNigeria@state.gov

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