Embassy Niamey recruits 01 Administrative Management Assistant- All Interested Applicants/ All Sources (ATA Logistics and Liaison Coordinator)
AboutAnnouncement Number: Niamey- 2021- 019Hiring Agency:Embassy NiameyPosition Title: Administrative Management Assistant- All Interested Applicants/ All Sources (ATA Logistics and Liaison Coordinator)Open Period: – 08/05/2021 Format MM/DD/YYYYVacancy Time Zone:GMT+1Series/Grade:LE – 0105 7Salary: XOF CFA11,135,226Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 Hours.Promotion Potential: LE-7Promotion Potential Explanation:7Duty Location(s):1 Vacancy in Niamey, NGTelework Eligible:No
For More Info: HR Section 000-000-0000 HRONiamey@state.gov
OverviewHiring Path:• Open to the publicWho May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: For USEFM – Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C. Only one Open-to category should remain:
All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation Appointment Type: PermanentAppointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary periodMarketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
Summary: The work schedule for this position is: Full Time 40 hours per week
Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (4 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or his/her candidacy may end.
Supervisory Position: NoRelocation Expenses Reimbursed: NoTravel Required: Not Required
DutiesProvide logistical support to the approximately $6 million Anti-Terrorism Assistance (ATA) program in Niger and maintain and improve liaison with the Government of Niger (GON) training partners. Coordinate all aspects of course preparation and assist ATA instructors and personnel in the delivery of all ATA training courses and programs. Coordinate the inventory, documentation, and delivery of all enabling equipment grants. Reports through
the Senior Foreign Service National Investigator (SFSNI) to the Regional Security Officer (RSO) and receives daily direction from the ATA Senior Counter Terrorism Advisor (SCTA).
Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements:EXPERIENCE: Two years of experience in administration, logistics, personnel management, and project implementation and/or coordination with law enforcement, military, judicial or international organizations is required.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Optional: A good knowledge of office management functions, service, procedures and standard information sources is required. A good working knowledge of civilian security organizations in Niger is required. An in-depth understanding of how an American embassy is organized and functions; how the Anti-Terrorism Assistance office is structured and operates; and the mission of the Diplomatic Security Service and how it functions is required.
Education Requirements:A Bachelor’s degree in business/business administration, finance, accounting. management or public administration is required.
LANGUAGE: Mandatory: Level III (Good working knowledge) speaking/reading/writing English is required, Level IV (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing French is required, Level IV (Fluent) speaking in Hausa or Djerma is required. This may be tested.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES Optional: Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to interact well with persons at all levels of government and the private sector. Must be able to successfully manage multiple projects at the same time. Familiarity with computers to include a working proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Must be able to lift up to twenty five (25) kilos. Numerical skills are required to perform inventory of equipment and track budget expenditures. Must have a valid, current license for Niger. Must have had a valid driver’s license for a minimum of five (5) years. This may be tested.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.
Qualifications:All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
Benefits and Other Info
Benefits:Agency Benefits:Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Niamey, Niger may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.
For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.
The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.
HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.
HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
AEFM / USEFM
FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **
* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification. A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.
** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.
For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.
How to Apply
How to Apply:All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance.
To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.
Required Documents:In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested diploma and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. You Must attach your Certificate of Work as proof of experience. And proof of education, if you attended university outside of Niger, you must attach equivalency delivered by University of Niamey under Other Documents .If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.
Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
Residency and/or Work Permit
Degree (not transcript)
Certificate or License
DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
SF-50 (if applicable)
Next Steps:Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.
For further information – the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.
Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Niamey, Niger.
More information: https://ne.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/