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MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST VACANCIES AT UNITED STATES MISSION ABUJA
Date Posted: 20/Feb/2015   Deadline: 06/Mar/2015


United States Mission Abuja is currently recruiting to fill the following position:



Position: Management Specialist



Vacancy Announcement: No. 2015-004 Date: February 19, 2015 Ref: A96013



Location: Abuja -  Centers For Disease Control And Prevention (CDC)



Work Hours: : Full-time; 40 hours/week



SALARY: OR – Ordinarily Resident–N6,446,680 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 - Non Ordinarily Resident – AEFM/EFM/MOH - US$49,311 (Starting Salary) p.a Position Grade: FP-5/5.



NOTE: ALL NON ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE

REQUIRED WORK AND RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR

CONSIDERATION. A U.S. CITIZEN EFM DOES NOT HAVE TO BE

RESIDING IN COUNTRY TO BE CONSIDERED, BUT THE SPONSORING

OFFICER UNDER CHIEF OF MISSION (COM) AUTHORITY DOES HAVE TO BE ASSIGNED OFFICIALLY TO POST.



The U.S. Embassy in Abuja is seeking to employ a suitable and qualified candidate for the Management Specialist position in the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Nigeria office in Abuja.



Duties/Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Associate Director for Operations (ADO), the incumbent oversees the day-to-day management, administrative and program coordination functions in support of a broad range of CDC-funded public health program activities that are implemented by specific program offices, branches and programmatic teams. In this

capacity, she/he provides advice and guidance on office management and support services to CDC senior management and develops plans for administrative support functions essential to ensuring effective and efficient office operations. The work portfolio includes oversight for human resources, procurement, motor pool, travel services, property inventory management, reception services and space management.

This position manages, oversees maintenance of, and controls the access to all administrative files and correspondence. The incumbent directly supervises the motor pool supervisor, HR Assistant, Travel Coordinator, Receptionist and Procurement Assistant.

To obtain a copy of this announcement please visit our Mission websites at: http://nigeria.usembassy.gov/hr_office.html



Qualifications/Requirements:

All applicants MUST address each selection criterion detailed below with

specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion in the application letter or the application will not be considered.

1. Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, or related fields is required.

2. Minimum of seven (7) years of experience with a health-related international development organization or with a U.S. Government agency, which includes three

(3) years of progressively responsible administrative work experience in a public health field and two (2) years of supervisory experience, is required.

3. Level IV (fluency) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is required. Language proficiency will be tested.

4. A thorough knowledge of general office operations principles, to include human resources, procurement and contracting, travel and other administrative procedures, regulations and policies in the office environment is required.

5. Ability to work independently to assess problems and issues, develop realistic solutions and communicate effectively verbally and in writing is required.

6. Computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft Office 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:

1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.

2. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. 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.



Method of Application:

All potential job applicants for this position MUST submit the following, or the application will not be considered:

1. Application for US Federal Employment (DS-174); or a current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information as a DS-174; plus,

2. Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.

3. Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

4. 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.

5. 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.

6. E-mails received without the appropriate subject line and incomplete

applications will not be considered.



Submit Applications To:

Embassy of the United States of America

Human Resources Office

Plot 1075, Diplomatic Drive,

Central District Area,

Abuja, Nigeria.



Alternatively Submit Electronically Via Email Address Attached Below:



HRNigeria@state.gov



Point of Contact:

Tel: 09-461-4000 Ext 4261



Definitions:

1. US Citizen Eligible Family Member (USEFM) – For purposes of receiving a preference in hiring for a qualified position, an EFM who meets the following criteria:

 US Citizen; and,

 EFM (see above) at least 18 years old; and,

 Listed on the travel orders of a direct-hire Foreign, Civil, or uniformed service member assigned to or stationed abroad with a USG agency that is under COM authority, or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and either:

A. Resides at the sponsoring employee's or uniformed service member's post of assignment abroad or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; or

B. Resides at an Involuntary Separate Maintenance Allowance (ISMA)

location authorized under 3 FAM 3232.2.

2. EFM: An individual related to a US Government employee in one of the following ways:

 Spouse;

 Child, who is unmarried and under 21 years of age or, regardless of age, is incapable of self-support. The term shall include, in addition to natural offspring, stepchildren and adopted children and those under legal guardianship of the employee or the spouse when such children are expected to be under such legal guardianship until they reach 21 years of age and when dependent upon and normally residing with the guardian.

3. Member of Household (MOH) – An individual who accompanies a direct-hire Foreign, Civil, or uniformed service member permanently assigned or stationed at a U.S.

Foreign Service post or establishment abroad, or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan. An MOH is:

 Not an EFM; and,

 Not on the travel orders of the sponsoring employee; and,

 Has been officially declared by the sponsoring USG employee to the COM as part of his/her household.

A MOH is under COM authority and may include a parent, unmarried partner, other relative or adult child who falls outside the Department’s current legal and statutory definition of family member. A MOH does not have to be a US Citizen.

4. Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) – An individual who:

 Is not a citizen of the host country; and,

 Does not ordinarily reside (OR, see below) in the host country; and,

 Is not subject to host country employment and tax laws; and,

 Has a US Social Security Number (SSN).

NOR employees are compensated under a GS or FS salary schedule, not  under the LCP.

5. Ordinarily Resident (OR) – A Foreign National or US citizen who:

 Is locally resident; and,

 Has legal, permanent resident status within the host country; and,

 Is subject to host country employment and tax laws.

EFMs without US Social Security Numbers are also OR. All OR employees, including US citizens, are compensated in accordance with the LCP.

The U.S. Mission in Nigeria 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. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation.

Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate

grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.

An Equal Opportunity Employer



Application Deadline: 6th March, 2015



Drafted: A. Usman

Cleared: SHRO:W. Gooding

Approval: CDC:J. Davis



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