Foreign Service National Investigators (FSNI) in Abuja, Nigeria

at US Department Of State

Industry
NGO
Specialization
Project Management
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Gender
Male or Female

Job Description

OPEN TO:    All Interested Candidates
POSITION TITLE: Foreign Service National Investigator (FSNI), FSN-08/FP-06* 
OPENING DATE:    December 17, 2015
CLOSING DATE:    December 31, 2015
WORK HOURS:      Full-time; 40 hours/week
SALARY:    OR–Ordinarily Resident–N6,115,042 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$45,487
EFM/MOH – US$39,166 (Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-06*

NOTE: ALL NOT 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. Consulate in Lagos is seeking to employ a suitable and qualified candidate for the position of Foreign Service National Investigator (FSNI) in the Regional Security Office (RSO).

BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION:
The incumbent assist the Senior FSN Investigator in conducting background investigations of employees and contractors. S/he assists with special investigations; maintains police liaison and performs security functions as assigned.


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 two to three years of general university or college studies is required.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of progressively responsible experience in investigative work with a military, police or private organization is required.
  • Level III (Good Working Knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is required. Language proficiency will be tested.
  • Level III (Good working knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing in Hausa, Igbo or Yoruba language is required.
  • Must have knowledge of the principles and techniques of investigation.
  • Must possess ability to maintain extensive contacts with officials of various local agencies including the Police.
  • Must possess a valid Nigerian driving license.

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.

 

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