Administrative Assistant at the U.S. Consulate General

The U.S. Mission to Nigeria includes of the Embassy in Abuja, FCT, and the Consulate Normal in Lagos. U.S. Consulate Normal Lagos is the Mission’s consultant to the Nigerian individuals within the southern area.

We’re recruiting to fill the place beneath:

Job Title: Administrative Assistant – Workers of Mission-All / or USEFMs, EFMs or MOH

Announcement Quantity: Lagos-2020-050
Location: Lagos

Sequence / Grade: FP – 0105 7

Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hour per week

Promotion Potential: FP-7

Telework Eligible: No


  • Hiring Path: Open to the general public
  • Safety Clearance Required: Public Belief – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Sort: Everlasting
  • Appointment Sort Particulars: Particular to not Exceed (5 years)
  • Advertising and marketing Assertion: We encourage you to learn and perceive the Eight (8) Qualities of Abroad Workers earlier than you apply.
  • Supervisory Place: No
  • Relocation Bills Reimbursed: No
  • Journey Required: Not Required

Who Could Apply/Clarification From the Company:

  • For USEFM – FP is 07.  Precise FP wage decided by Washington D.C.
  • Present Workers of the Mission – This contains U.S. Citizen Eligible Household Members (USEFMs); Eligible Household Members (EFMs); Declared Members of Family (MOHs), dependents of U.S. Private Providers Contract (USPSC) who’re assigned below COM – All Companies

Abstract – The work schedule for this place is:

  • Full Time (40 hours per week)
  • Begin date: Candidate should have the ability to start working inside an inexpensive time period (6 weeks) of receipt of company authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy could finish.


  • The incumbent helps the American Supervisory Normal Providers Officer (S/GSO) and American Assistant Normal Providers Officer (A/GSO) in offering and overseeing a full vary of providers in assist of the Worldwide Cooperative Administrative Assist Providers (ICASS) GSO construction to the 7 businesses and their 85 American Direct Hires, 18 Eligible Household Members and over 310 Regionally Employed Employees positions represented at U.S. Consulate Normal Lagos. Incumbent stories on to the S/GSO.

Necessities, {Qualifications} and Evaluations


  • 5 (5) years of progressively accountable accounting, administrative and secretarial expertise is required


  • A minimum of two (2) years of full-time faculty or college research in Secretarial Administration, Enterprise Administration, Social Sciences or Arts is required.

Job Information:  

  • Information of business enterprise administration requirements in workplace administration and upkeep is required. Information of accounting procedures and strategies is required.

Evaluations – This can be examined. Please specify your degree of proficiency within the language listed.


  • Fluency talking / studying / writing English is required.

Abilities and Skills:

  • Will need to have robust pc expertise advert be proficient in Microsoft Workplace 2010 merchandise – Excel, Outlook and Phrase. Will need to have robust buyer relations and customer support expertise. Organizational expertise are required.

Equal Employment Alternative (EEO):  

  • The U.S. Mission offers equal alternative and truthful and equitable remedy in employment to all individuals with out regard to race, colour, faith, intercourse, nationwide origin, age, incapacity, political affiliation, marital standing, or sexual orientation.


  • All candidates into account will likely be required to move medical and safety certifications.


Company Advantages:

  • Regionally Employed Employees, together with Members of Family (MOHs), and Third-Nation Nationals (TCNs), working on the U.S. Mission in Lagos, Nigeria could obtain a compensation bundle that will embrace well being, separation, and different advantages.
  • For EFMs, advantages ought to be mentioned with the Human Assets Workplace.
  • The pay plan is assigned on the time of the conditional supply letter by the HR Workplace.

Different Data

Hiring Desire Choice Course of:  

  • Candidates within the following hiring desire classes are prolonged a hiring desire within the order listed beneath.  Subsequently, it’s important that these candidates precisely describe their standing on the appliance. Failure to take action could lead to a dedication that the applicant just isn’t eligible for a hiring desire.

Hiring Desire Order:

  • AEFM / USEFM who’s a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  • FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **


  • Candidates who declare standing as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran should submit a duplicate of their most up-to-date DD-214 (“Certificates of Launch or Discharge from Lively Obligation”), equal documentation, or certification. A “certification” is any written doc from the armed forces that certifies the service member is anticipated to be discharged or launched from energetic obligation service within the armed forces below honorable situations inside 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter ought to be on letterhead of the suitable navy department of the service and comprise (1) the navy service dates together with the anticipated discharge or launch date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation should be submitted to ensure that the desire to be given.
  • ** This degree of desire applies to all Overseas Service workers on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights again to their company or bureau.
  • For extra data (i.e., what’s an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, and so on.?) and for added employment concerns, please go to the next hyperlink.


  • USD $37,680
  • NGN ₦6,455,212

Software Closing Date

2nd November, 2020.


and certified candidates ought to:
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Required Paperwork

To be able to qualify primarily based on training, you MUST submit the requested diploma and / or transcripts as verification of academic requirement by the time limit of this announcement. Should you fail to offer requested data, or the knowledge you submit is inadequate to confirm your eligibility, you’ll not be thought of for this place.

  • Copy of Orders/Task Notification (or equal)
  • Residency and/or Work Allow
  • College/School Transcript
  • Diploma
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or different supporting documentation (if relevant)
  • SF-50 (if relevant)

Subsequent Steps:

  • Candidates who’re invited to take a language or expertise check, or who’re chosen for an interview will likely be contacted by way of electronic mail.
  • For additional data – the entire place description itemizing all the duties, obligations, required {qualifications}, and so on. could also be obtained by contacting the Human Assets Workplace.


  • All candidates should have the ability to get hold of and maintain a Public Belief clearance.
  • Thanks on your software and your curiosity in working on the U.S. Mission in Lagos, Nigeria.

For Extra Information: HR Part on 09-461-4000, [email protected]

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