April 19, 2024

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

We are recruiting to fill the place beneath:

Job Title: Office Management Assistant – U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs)

Announcement Number: Abuja-2023-073
Location: Abuja
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Series / Grade: FP – 0120 8


  • Hiring Path: Open to the general public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: For USEFM – FP is 08.  Actual FP wage decided by Washington D.C
    • U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) – All Agencies
  • Security Clearance Required:Top Secret Clearance
  • Appointment Type: Temporary
  • Appointment Type Details: Definite to not Exceed (5 years)


  • The work schedule for this place is: Full Time (40 hours per week.
  • Start date: Candidate should be capable of start working inside an inexpensive time period (6 weeks) of receipt of company authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy might finish.
  • Supervisory Position: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required: Not Required


  • The incumbent performs clerical and administrative duties because the Office Management Assistant (OMA) for the Regional Security Office (RSO) pertaining to a large number of RSO administrative gadgets, each labeled and unclassified.
  • The incumbent might want to work independently and possess sturdy communication expertise because the incumbent will keep up a correspondence with many numerous people each day.
  • Incumbent would require unescorted entry to the Control Access Area (CAA) and a Secret safety clearance for many posts, though a Top Secret clearance could also be required in sure situations the place Post requires it.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Education Requirements:

  • Completion of High School is required.


  • Two (2) years of Secretarial/ workplace help workers clerical expertise solely,  performing duties comparable to: submitting, scanning, scheduling appointments/conferences, sustaining calendars, ordering workplace provides, making journey preparations, and receiving phone calls is required.


  • This could also be examined. Please specify your stage of proficiency within the language listed.


  • Fluency in talking/studying/writing English is required.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO):

  • The U.S. Mission gives equal alternative and honest and equitable therapy 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 can be required to go medical and safety certifications.

Other Information:

  • For the present COVID-19 Requirements please go to the next link.

Hiring Preference Selection Process:

  • Applicants within the following hiring choice classes are prolonged a hiring choice within the order listed beneath.
  • Therefore, it’s important that these candidates precisely describe their standing on the applying. Failure to take action might end in a dedication that the applicant shouldn’t be eligible for a hiring choice.

Hiring Preference Order:

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

* Important

  • Applicants who declare standing as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran should submit a replica of their most up-to-date DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equal documentation, or certification.
  • A “certification” is any written doc from the armed forces that certifies the service member is predicted to be discharged or launched from lively responsibility service within the armed forces underneath honorable circumstances 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 have to be submitted to ensure that the choice to be given.
  • ** This stage of choice applies to all Foreign Service staff on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights again to their company or bureau.
  • For extra info (i.e., what’s an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, and many others.?) and for added employment concerns, please go to the next link.

Marketing Statement:


  • USD36,195 Annually.

Agency Benefits:

  • Locally Employed Staff, together with Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working on the U.S. Mission in Abuja, Nigeria might obtain a compensation bundle that will embrace well being, separation, and different advantages.
  • For EFMs, advantages ought to be mentioned with the Human Resources Office.
  • The pay plan is assigned on the time of the conditional supply letter by the HR Office.

Application Closing Date
twentieth July, 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and certified candidates ought to:
Click here to apply online

Important Information

  • All candidates should be capable of receive and maintain a Top Secret clearance.
  • To apply for this place click on the “APPLY TO THIS VACANCY” button on the prime of the web page.
  • Click on the “Submit Application” button to finish your utility course of.
  • For extra info on learn how to apply go to the Mission web web site.

Required Documents
In order to qualify based mostly on schooling, you MUST submit the requested diploma and / or transcripts as verification of instructional requirement by the time limit of this announcement. If you fail to offer requested info, or the knowledge you submit is inadequate to confirm your eligibility, you’ll not be thought-about for this place.

All Applicants:

  • Residency and/or Work  Permit
  • High School Diploma

Eligible Family Member Applicants:

  • Copy of Sponsor’s Order/Assignment Notification (or equal)
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or different supporting documentation (if utility)
  • SF-50 (if relevant)

Next Steps:

  • Applicants who’re invited to take a language or expertise take a look at, or who’re chosen for an interview can be contacted by way of electronic mail.
  • For additional info – the whole place description itemizing the entire duties, obligations, required {qualifications}, and many others. could also be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.
  • Thank you in your utility and your curiosity in working on the U.S. Mission in Abuja, Nigeria.

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