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Thursday, 13 March 2014

Multilateral Liaison Officer at U.S. Embassy

The U.S. Embassy in Abuja is seeking to employ a suitable and qualified candidate for the Multilateral Liaison Officer position in the PEPFAR Office.

Position Title: Multilateral Liaison Officer, FSN-11/FP-04

Location: Abuja

Basic function of the position:
The incumbent serves as an integral member of the U.S. government PEPFAR team and the PEPFAR Coordination Office and will receive day to day direction from the PEPFAR Coordinator. S/he will work with the other bilateral representatives on the Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) and interfacing with the Country Coordinating Secretariat and the Global Fund Principle Recipient, the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), as well as with the World Bank, Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and other development partners. In addition, incumbent will also provide technical and programmatic support at the governance level of the CCM and the CCM Secretariat.

To obtain a copy of this announcement please visit our Mission websites at:

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.
Graduate degree (Masters) in Public Health, Epidemiology, Social/Behavioral Sciences, or related field is required.
Minimum of five (5) years work experience managing public health or other social sector programs is required. This includes three (3) years managing an HIV/AIDs program.
Level IV (fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is required.
Expert knowledge of principles, concepts, methods and techniques of public health to analyze, evaluate and provide expert advice and consultation is required.
Demonstrated ability to communicate both orally and in writing is required.
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, especially Excel 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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Salary: Or – Ordinarily Resident–N5,959,341 p.a.(Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-11
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$62,378.00, EFM/MOH – US$53,534, (Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-04

Application Closing Date:
19th March, 2014

How To Apply
Interested 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 US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.
Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.
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.
Submit Application To:

Embassy of the United States of America
Human Resources Office
Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive
Central District Area
Or submit to:

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