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US Embassy Nigeria Recruitment 2017 │ How to Apply

US Embassy Nigeria Recruitment 2017 │ How to Apply

US Embassy Nigeria Recruitment 2017 │ How to Apply

US Embassy Nigeria Recruitment 2017- In this article, I will lead you through the methods and requirements to apply for the U.S. Embassy Nigeria Recruitment program.
The US Embassy is currently recruiting for the following position:

Job (Title): Economic & Commercial Assistant, FSN-8/FP-06*
Ref No.: A20003
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Working Hours: Full-Time: 40 hours/week
Job Description

  • The Economic and Commercial Assistant researches and drafts economic and commercial analysis, maintains relationship between Nigerian economic leaders and offers Commercial Service to U.S. clients and Nigerian businesses within Northern Nigeria.
  • He reports to the Deputy Economic Chief in the Embassy, Abuja and coordinates with the Foreign Commercial Office at the Consulate General, Lagos.
  • The Job description cuts across economic and commercial services.

Job Requirements

Applicants are required to attach supportive and concise details to each of the required information.

  • A B.Sc in Economics, Business Administration or other related studies is required.
  • At least two (2) years relevant experience in economic, commercial or  statistical analysis, business or related fields is required.
  • A Level IV (Fluent) Speaking/Writing/Reading in English is mandatory. Language proficiency will be tested. Level II (Limited knowledge) of Hausa is required.
  • Candidates must have a Knowledge of Nigeria’s economic, political and social system in addition to economic concepts.
  • Candidates should have skills in critically analyzing economic and business discourses.

Note: Applicants should submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy 4 of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty in cases where they claim to be U.S. Veteran. If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of eligibility.

Salary Size
Ordinarily Resident
 – N6,466,256 p.a. (Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-8
Also allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.
Not Ordinarily Resident – AEFM – US$47,170 p.a EFM/MOH – US$39,954 (Full-Time Startup Salary) p.a. Position Grade:
FP-06

How to Apply

Interested applicants  MUST submit the following:

  • Application for US Federal Employment (DS – 174)
  • Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. Transcripts, Degrees, NYSC certificate/exemption etc.)
  • A type – written and signed application letter, 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 (e – mail) submissions to one entry/e – mail shouldn’t be larger than 5MB. Please submit in PDF and Word formats only.
  • E – mails received without the appropriate subject line and incomplete applications will certainly not be recognized

Applications should be submitted to: HRNigeria@state.gov

Application closes 10th of October, 2107

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Ifeanyi David Agbojiwe

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