The U.S. Embassy in Abuja is seeking to employ suitable and qualified candidates for the position of:
Job Title: Human Resources Assistant
Human Resources, HR
The incumbent handles the full spectrum of local employee recruitment, specializing in complex issues and more senior positions and also provides Human Resources services and advice on HR policies and procedures to employees of serviced sections and agencies. Incumbent is responsible for position classification advisory. Carries out training and presentations to audiences comprising of both local hires and American supervisors. Incumbent is also in charge of various Human Resources programs and executes personnel actions. Maintains subject files for program areas and prepares periodic reports.
A University degree in any of the following: Human Resources Management or Social Sciences is required.
A minimum of 3 years’ experience of Human Resources, Administration or customer service in a medium seize organization is required.
Level IV Fluent Speaking /Reading/Writing in English Language is required. Language proficiency will be tested.
Advanced knowledge of personnel management, recruitment, host country labor laws/practices, office procedures and practices is required.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word & Excel packages with at least level III typing ability minimum of 40 WPM is required. Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in written and be able to develop and cultivate contacts at various levels.
Must be personable, tactful, customer service oriented, and able to practice confidentiality and trustworthiness.
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 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.
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.
Submit Application To
Embassy of the United States of America
Human Resources Office,
Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive,
Central District Area,
Or submit to: HRNigeria@state.gov