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  • Posted on: 9 November, 2015 Deadline: 20 November, 2015
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  • The U.S. Embassy in Abuja and Lagos, is seeking to employ suitable and qualified candidates for the following positions below:

    Senior Program Specialist, HIV/AIDS Care & Treatment (Full Performance)

     

    Ref: DOD 020
    Location:
    Abuja
    Department: Defense Walter Reed Program-Nigeria (DOD-WRPN).
    Work Hours: Full-time; 40 hours/week

    Basic Function

    • The incumbent is the senior technical advisor on HIV/AIDS adult and pediatric treatment under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) for DoD Nigeria.
    • Responsibilities include day-to-day program management and development, monitoring, reporting and close collaboration with Nigeria Ministry of Defense - Emergency Plan Implementation Committee NMOD-EPIC to ensure implementation is carried out in accordance with program strategic objectives and internationally recognized best practices in treatment.

    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:

    • MBBS or MD Degree in Medicine with MPH or its equivalent is required.
    • Minimum of five (5) years of mid-to-senior level public health experience in
    • developing, implementing and evaluating HIV/AIDS adult and pediatric care and treatment programs or other relevant public health programs that involve coordination with an international agency or implementing partners and additional one (1) year experience at the managerial level is required.
    • Level IV (fluent) Speaking /Reading/Writing in English is required. Language proficiency will be tested.
    • Thorough Knowledge in public health programs, HIV/AIDS treatment and Nigeria health care system and structures including familiarity with Ministry of Health (MOH) policies, program priorities and regulation is required.
    • Ability to analyze, understand and discuss new program design, management and implementation approaches including ability to lead project teams, workgroups and to develop effective working relationships with national and international working partners is required.
    • Intermediate user level of word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and strong skills with interpretation of program monitoring and evaluation of data are 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.
    • Candidates who are EFMs, USEFMs, AEFMs, or MOHs must have at least one year remaining on their sponsor’s tour of duty to be considered eligible to apply for this position.

    Salary
    Or - Ordinarily Resident
    -N10, 948,692.00  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$62,796 EFM/MOH - US$54,069 , (Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-04*

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    Senior Program Specialist, HIV/AIDS Care & Treatment (Trainee Level)

     

    Ref: DOD 020
    Location:
    Abuja
    Department: Defense Walter Reed Program-Nigeria (DOD-WRPN).
    Work Hours: Full-time; 40 hours/week

    Basic Function

    • The incumbent is the senior technical advisor on HIV/AIDS adult and pediatric treatment under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) for DoD Nigeria.
    • Responsibilities include day-to-day program management and development, monitoring, reporting and close collaboration with Nigeria Ministry of Defense – Emergency Plan Implementation Committee NMOD-EPIC to ensure implementation is carried out in accordance with program strategic objectives and internationally recognized best practices in treatment.

    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.

    • MBBS or MD Degree in medicine with MPH or its equivalent is required.
    • Minimum of three (3) years of mid-to-senior level public health experience in
    • developing, implementing and evaluating HIV/AIDS adult and pediatric care and treatment programs or other relevant public health programs that involve coordination with an international agency or implementing partners and additional one (1) year experience at the managerial level is required.
    • Level IV (fluent) Speaking /Reading/Writing in English is required. Language
    • proficiency will be tested.
    • Thorough Knowledge in public health programs, HIV/AIDS treatment and Nigeria health care system and structures including familiarity with Ministry of Health (MOH) policies, program priorities and regulation is required.
    • Ability to analyze, understand and discuss new program design, management and implementation approaches including ability to lead project teams, workgroups and to develop effective working relationships with national and international working partners is required.
    • Intermediate user level of word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and strong skills with interpretation of program monitoring and evaluation of data are 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.
    • Candidates who are EFMs, USEFMs, AEFMs, or MOHs must have at least one year remaining on their sponsor’s tour of duty to be considered eligible to apply for this position.

    Salary
    Or - Ordinarily Resident
    -N8,795,684.00  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 - US$57,270 EFM/MOH - US$49,311 , (Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-5/5*

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    Senior Program Specialist, Laboratory Services, (Full Performance)

     

    United States Mission Nigeria
    Vacancy Announcement
    No.  2015-088    Date:   November  6, 2015    Ref: DOD 019
    Subject:    SENIOR PROGRAM SPECIALIST, LABORATORY  SERVICES (FULL PERFORMANCE)
    Location:    ABUJA – DOD-WRPN
    Applicability:    ALL INTERESTED CANDIDATES
    OPEN TO:    All Interested Candidates
    POSITION TITLE: Senior Program Specialist, Laboratory Services - FSN-11 OPENING DATE:    November 6, 2015
    CLOSING DATE:    November 20, 2015
    WORK HOURS:      Full-time; 40 hours/week
    SALARY:    OR – Ordinarily Resident–N10,948,692.00 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$62,796
    EFM/MOH – US$54,069 (Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-04*

    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 position of Senior Program Specialist, Laboratory Services (Full Performance) in the Department of Defense Walter Reed Program-Nigeria (DOD-WRPN).

    BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION:
    The incumbent will provide technical guidance in the development and maintenance of quality laboratory services at the Nigeria Military hospitals/facilities to serve HIV/AIDS/TB/Malaria patients in the Nigerian Military and surrounding communities consistent with the principles of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). S/he will assist in the development of annual laboratory work plan and implementation, and support the establishment of a robust and sustainable Quality Assurance program in all the Nigerian Military PEPFAR supported ART sites.

    To obtain a copy of this announcement please visit our Mission websites at: http://nigeria.usembassy.gov/hr_office.html

    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.

    • Master’s degree in Medical Laboratory Science and postgraduate degree in Public Health is required.
    • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in HIV/AIDS laboratory practices and program implementation with extensive experience in supervision of laboratory staff is required.
    • 3. Level IV (Good working knowledge) Speaking /Reading/Writing in English is required.  Language proficiency will be tested.
    • Knowledge of major issues effecting Laboratory services in Nigeria especially in diagnosis of TB, HIV and Malaria, as well as concepts, principles, techniques, and practices of Government of Nigeria (GoN) policies and programs in the sector is required.
    • Ability to work effectively with mid and senior level public and military officers from Government of Nigeria (GoN) and Nigeria Ministry of Defense (NMOD) is required.
    • Must have excellent writing and computer skills with the ability to travel within Nigeria 25% of time.

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    Senior Program Specialist, Laboratory (Trainee Level)

     

    United States Mission Nigeria
    Vacancy Announcement
    No.  2015-088A    Date:   November  6, 2015    Ref: DOD 019
    Subject:    SENIOR PROGRAM SPECIALIST, LABORATORY SERVICES (TRAINEE LEVEL)
    Location:    ABUJA – DOD-WRPN
    Applicability:    ALL INTERESTED CANDIDAT
    OPEN TO:    All Interested Candidates
    POSITION TITLE: Senior Program Specialist, Laboratory - FSN-10/ FP-05/5* OPENING DATE:    November 6, 2015
    CLOSING DATE:    November 20, 2015
    WORK HOURS:      Full-time; 40 hours/week
    SALARY:    OR – Ordinarily Resident–N8,795,684.00 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 - US$57,270
    EFM/MOH – US$49,311 (Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-05/5*

    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 position of Senior Program Specialist, Laboratory Services (Trainee Level) in the Department of Defense Walter Reed Program-Nigeria (DOD-WRPN).

    BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION:
    The incumbent will provide technical guidance in the development and maintenance of quality laboratory services at the Nigeria Military hospitals/facilities to serve HIV/AIDS/TB/Malaria patients in the Nigerian Military and surrounding communities consistent with the principles of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). S/he will assist in the development of annual laboratory work plan and implementation, and support the establishment of a robust and sustainable Quality Assurance program in all the Nigerian Military PEPFAR supported ART sites.

    To obtain a copy of this announcement please visit our Mission websites at: http://nigeria.usembassy.gov/hr_office.html

    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.

    • Master’s degree in Medical Laboratory Science and postgraduate degree in Public Health is required.
    • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in HIV/AIDS laboratory practices and program implementation with extensive experience in supervision of laboratory staff is required.
    • 3. Level IV (Good working knowledge) Speaking /Reading/Writing in English is required.  Language proficiency will be tested.
    • Knowledge of major issues effecting Laboratory services in Nigeria especially in diagnosis of TB, HIV and Malaria, as well as concepts, principles, techniques, and practices of Government of Nigeria (GoN) policies and programs in the sector is required.
    • Ability to work effectively with mid and senior level public and military officers from Government of Nigeria (GoN) and Nigeria Ministry of Defense (NMOD) is required.
    • Must have excellent writing and computer skills with the ability to travel within Nigeria 25% of time.

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    Senior Program Specialist, Strategic Information

     

    United States Mission Nigeria
    Vacancy Announcement
    No.  2015-089    Date:   November  6, 2015    Ref: DOD 017
    Subject:    SENIOR PROGRAM SPECIALIST, STRATEGIC INFORMATION (FULL PERFORMANCE)
    Location:    ABUJA – DOD-WRPN
    Applicability:    ALL INTERESTED CANDIDATES
    OPEN TO:    All Interested Candidates
    POSITION TITLE: Senior Program Specialist, Strategic Information, FSN-11 OPENING DATE:    November 6, 2015
    CLOSING DATE:    November 23, 2015
    WORK HOURS:      Full-time; 40 hours/week
    SALARY:    OR – Ordinarily Resident–N10,948,692.00 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$62,796
    EFM/MOH – US$54,069 (Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-04*

    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 position of Senior Program Specialist, Strategic Information (Full Performance) in the Department of Defense Walter Reed Program-Nigeria (DOD-WRPN).

    BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION:
    The incumbent under the supervision of the Director Public Health will provide leadership and strategic direction to guide the implementation of Strategic Information (SI) activities in the Nigerian Ministry of Defense (NMOD)/DOD Walter Reed Program Nigeria. S/he will develop and implement strategies and systems that: ensure effective monitoring and evaluation of all programs and related activities; use appropriate technologies to integrate data collection, processing and reporting, in a manner that enhances the use of the information for improving patient and program outcomes; and that provide support for surveillance and research related activities in the program. The job holder will apply both theoretical and practical knowledge of monitoring and evaluation, health management information systems, evaluation strategies, and research methodologies.

    To obtain a copy of this announcement please visit our Mission websites at: http://nigeria.usembassy.gov/hr_office.html

    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.

    • Master’s degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Informatics, Computer Science, Health Management, Sociology or Demography is required.
    • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in design and implementation of program monitoring and evaluation activities, managing health data and information systems, evaluation of program activities, and research, of which at least three (3) years of supervisory experience is required.
    • Level IV (fluent) Speaking /Reading/Writing in English is required. Language proficiency will be tested.
    • Advance knowledge and understanding of strategic information activities as relates to PEPFAR-funded HIV/AIDs programs, program monitoring and evaluation strategies and techniques as well as standard knowledge of HIV/AIDS, STD or TB prevention activities is required.
    • Ability to analyze, understand and discuss new program design, management and implementation and the will to exercise considerable ingenuity and tact in applying guidelines to unique and different settings is required.
    • Intermediate user level of word processing, spreadsheets, databases and strong skills with interpretation of program monitoring and evaluation of data are required.

    Method of Application

    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 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.

    All Applications should be Submitted to: HRNigeria@state.gov

    Click here to download Application Form for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174) (PDF 1.78 MB)

    Click here to download the Instructions for Completing DS-174 (PDF 2.40 MB)


    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.

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