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The U.S. Embassy in Abuja is seeking to employ suitable and qualified candidates for the position of:
Job Title: Program Assistant
The incumbent serves as a Program Assistant for the International Narcotic and Law Enforcement Affairs Section. She/he works along with INL colleagues to fulfill the goals in accordance with the signed letters of agreement LOAs with the Nigerian government. The job holder will provide management assistant to project under INL LOAs, specifically plan, manage and report on projects assigned. The incumbent is responsible for providing logistical facilitation for INL training programs, managing E2 accounts and administrative duties as assigned.
University degree or its equivalent in Statistics, Philosophy, Journalism, Business Administration or Management is required.
Minimum of 4 years progressively responsible work experience in Planning and logistic coordinating position, managing logistics, coordinating travel plans for a large group of people, maintain a database and experience in accounting and administrative duties is required.
Level IV fluent Speaking/Reading/Writing in English Language is required. Level III Good working knowledge Speaking/Reading/Writing in one major Nigerian Local Language is required. Language proficiency will be tested.
Comprehensive knowledge of procedures for programs, travel arrangement and administrative duties is required.
Knowledge of Nigeria law Enforcement community such as differing and overlapping jurisdiction for enforcement, key officials, Nigeria culture, management structures and law enforcement is required.
Advance knowledge of personal computer applications including Word, Excel, Access and Outlook is required.
Interested applicants for this position MUST submit the following, or the application will not be considered:
Application for US 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.
Limit all electronic e-mail submissions to one entry, e-mail not larger than 5MB. Please submit attachments in PDF and Word formats, not pictures.
E-mails received without the appropriate subject line and incomplete applications will not be considered.
Submit Application To
Embassy of the United States of America
Human Resources Office,
Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive,
Central District Area,
Or submit to: HRNigeria@state.gov