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U.S Mission in Nigeria Recruiting Nurses
Date Posted: 21/Apr/2012


U.S embassy in Abuja is seeking to employ a suitable and qualified candidate for the position of the Program Specialist Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Abuja.

Position Title: Program Specialist Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) - Community Care

FSN-09/FP-5 trianee: (Position will be filled at the FSN- 9 level with promotion target grade of FSN-10/FP-5/5 after one year with supervisor’srecommendation).

Open To: All Interested Candidates

Ref: A96065

Annoucement No: 2012-015A

Location: Abuja - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Work Hours: Full-time; 40 hours/week

Salary: OR-Ordinarily Resident:  N4, 069,778 p.a.(Starting basic salary)

Position Grade: FSN-10/1 

In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.

NOR-Not Ordinarily Resident: US$56,323

EFM – US$48,338 Starting Salary p.a.

Position Grade: FP-05/5

Basic Functions of the Position

The incumbent, under the supervision of the Unit Lead, Continuum of Clinical Care and Treatment the Global AIDS Program (GAP), will be responsible for providing project support to the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), contributing to the implementation of a national program of care for people living with HIV/ AIDS (PLWHA) with emphasis on Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC). The incumbent will assist in the development and coordination of assessment activities, and will monitor the implementation of the program’s guidelines, procedures and strategies.

Position Requirements

All applicants are instructed to address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion.

Minimum educational requirement is completion of a Masters Degree in Nursing or related field is required.

Minimum of four years of work experience in planning, coordination and delivering health and support services to children and their families is required.

Level IV (Fluent) Speaking /Reading/Writing in English is required.

Incumbent has to possess knowledge in child development, community mobilization, social and psychological theories and project management of health and support services to children and their families, including people living with HIV/AIDS.

Incumbent has to possess skills in providing leadership, direction, and technical expertise in the management and evaluation of public health or social services programs.

Incumbent should possess computer skills with experience in word processing and spreadsheet operations. Copied from:

Application Closing Date

April 29, 2012

How To Apply

Interested applicants for this position must submit the following, or the application will not be considered:

Application for U.S. 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 (e.g., essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above. Copied from:

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


Point of Contact

Tel: 09-461-4000 Ext 4261

Fax: 09-461-4036

E-mail: [email protected] 

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