❮ Go Back

Economic Assistant Vacancy at the U.S. Consulate General

Posted on 20/06/20 12:32 by Admin
location Lagos
time Full Time
applications 0 Applications

The U.S. Mission to Nigeria comprises of the Embassy in Abuja, FCT, and the Consulate General in Lagos. U.S. Consulate General Lagos is the Mission’s representative to the Nigerian people in the southern region.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Economic Assistant

Announcement Number: Lagos – 2020 – 028
Location:  Lagos
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Series/Grade: LE – 1505 9
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-9
Telework Eligible: No

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
  • Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
  • 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

Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:

  • For USEFM – FP is CC. Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
  • All Interested Applicants / All Sources

Duties

  • The incumbent supports the officers of the Political and Economic Section at the Consulate General Lagos to perform their duties by assisting with contacts and appointments, providing background information and doing research as requested, following issues related to the ESTH (Environment, Science, Technology & Health) portfolio and drawing the attention of officers to developments of potential interest to the United States, drafting reports as assigned, and organizing events and round tables as required.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements:

  • Experience: Three (3) years professional experience in project management, research, analysis, and reporting is required.
  • Job Knowledge:  A thorough understanding of main topics related to Environment, Science, Technology, and Health in Nigeria, including how the country’s complex political system addresses the issues, an in-depth knowledge of the civil society organizations and non-government organizations related to the portfolio, and some familiarity with U.S. policy objectives vis-a-vis Africa/Nigeria is required.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Studies, Urban Planning, Health, Public Administration, or Conservation is required.

Evaluations:

  • This may be tested. Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.
  • Language:  Fluent Speaking/Reading/Writing in English Language is required.

Skills And Abilities:

  • Ability to read rapidly, sort and filter information efficiently, and willingness to make cold calls, establish and develop appropriate/relevant contacts.
  • The ESTH (Environmental, Science, Technology & Health) specialist must know how to develop and maintain a network of contacts; plan, organize, and execute complex research projects; and prepare concise, accurate, and analytical reports in clear, readable language.

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.

Salary

  • NGN N10,790,540 Yearly
  • USD $47,148 Yearly


Apply for this Job *Employer Website Or Email Address

Admin More jobs from Admin
Company Details
Apply for this Job *Employer Website Or Email Address

Share this job:
Shortlist email Email this job

Similar Jobs

Content Executive Vacancy at Consolidated Hallmark Insurance

Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc was issued a License to Continue as an Insurer by the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) with effect from 28th February, 2007, following a successful recapitalisation and merger process. The company which is listed on the trading floor of the Nigerian Stock ...

location Job In Lagos State
time 11 July, 2020

Telemarketer Vacancy at Conglomerate Associate Nigeria Limited

Conglomerate Associate Nigeria Limited is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:Job Position: TelemarketerJob Location: LagosJob DescriptionWe are looking for an upbeat Telemarketer to be responsible for contacting potential customers telephonically and informing them of our products and services. The Telemarketer will use a ...

location Job In Lagos State
time 26 July, 2020

Junior Graphic and Marketing Executive Vacancy at Trino Studios Limited

Trino Studios Limited (TSL) and its subsidiary Trino Motion Pictures Limited (TMP) are engaged in the rental of filmmaking equipment and facilities as well as the production and distribution of motion pictures.Trino Motion Picture's current target is to build up its film library by shooting ...

location Job In Lagos State
time 5 July, 2020

Featured Jobs


Full Stack Developer Vacancy at Giro Digital Limited
Giro Digital Limited is a fully-indigenous technology company providing a ...

Content Developer Vacancy at Baldon Clothiers
Baldon Clothiers is the home of Premium Quality made-to-fit clothing ...

Web Developer Vacancy at Bex-IT Digital Solutions
Bex-IT is a cutting-edge digital solutions provider. We bring our ...

Senior Litigation Lawyer Vacancy at Pivotage Consulting
Pivotage Consulting – Our client, a full service law firm ...

Business Development Executive Vacancy at Meritabode Nigeria Limited
Meritabode Nigeria Limited is a Real Estate company situated and ...

Advertisements