United States Mission Nigeria
No. 2016-054A Date: August 3, 2016 Ref: A96121
Subject: MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST – DGHP (Temporary Position Not to exceed 24 months) (RE-ISSUE)
Location: ABUJA – CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)
Applicability: ALL INTERESTED CANDIDATES
OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates
POSITION TITLE: Management Specialist, FSN-10/FP-05/5* (Temporary Position
Not to exceed 24 months)
OPENING DATE: August 3, 2016
CLOSING DATE: August 17, 2016
WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week
SALARY: OR – Ordinarily Resident–N8,795,684 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 - Not Ordinarily Resident –AEFM/EFM–US$49,804 (Full-Time Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-05/5*
EMPLOYMENT LENGTH: This position is temporary and will not exceed two year from hire date.
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. Embassy in Abuja is seeking to employ suitable and qualified candidate for the Temporary position of Management Specialist in the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Nigeria.
NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications received, we will only contact applicants who are being considered. Thank you for your understanding.
BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION:
The incumbent oversees the day-to-day management, administrative, financial and program coordination functions in support of a broad range of agency-funded Division of Global Health Protection (DGHP) program activities that are implemented by specific program offices, branches or programmatic teams in support of the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA). The work portfolio includes finance, human resources, procurement, cooperative agreement management, information management, and logistics. S/he reports to Associate Director for Global Health Security.
NOTE: All applicants MUST address each required qualification listed below with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.
1.Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Management, Finance, Science or health related field is required.
2.Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible administrative management experience in a public health field or a health - related international development organization is required.
3.Level IV (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is required. Language Proficiency will be tested.
4.Thorough Knowledge of management and operations, human resources, logistics, contracts, cooperative agreements, including applicable management operations related to the Government of Nigeria and other partner organizations is required.
5.Excellent interpersonal skills in order to coordinate with United States Government (USG) and implementing partners to ensure mutual cooperation is required. Ability to coordinate and negotiate effectively with Nigeria government and other partner organizations is required.
Method of Application
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 such as degrees or diplomas earned and NYSC Certificates/exemptions or awards.
- 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.