Vacancy of Program Specialist, HIV Surveillance at U.S. Embassy Abuja, Nigeria

Vacancy of Program Specialist, HIV Surveillance at U.S. Embassy Abuja, Nigeria

U.S. Embassy
U.S. Embassy has required a full time suitable and qualified candidate for the position of Program Specialist, HIV Surveillance (FSN-10/FP-05) in Abuja - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This position is open for to all interested candidates. The position is closed on 03 May 2012. Through U.S. Embassy Nigeria website you can directly download the recruitment advertisement. More details about U.S. Embassy recruitment 2012 are given below.

Salary: Or-Ordinarily Resident: N4,069,778 per annum (Starting basic Salary)
Position Grade: FSN-10/FP-05

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

NOR-Not Ordinarily Resident: (AEFM) - US$56,323;
EFM/MOH – US$48,338 (Starting Salary) per annum.
Position Grade: FP-05

The incumbent, under the supervision of the Medical Epidemiologist, will provide technical expertise in HIV/AIDS surveys, surveillance and implementation science activities that CDC Nigeria is implementing in partnership with Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), Implementing Partners (IP) and other stakeholders. The incumbent will apply both theoretical and practical knowledge to support Strategic Information activities including Health Management Information Systems and program monitoring and evaluation, general epidemiology and surveillance. The incumbent will manage and support CDC implementing partners.

  • All applicants MUST address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion or the application will not be considered.
  • A Graduate degree in Medicine (MBBS or MD), Public Health or Epidemiology.
  • Five (5) years experience in the management of HIV/AIDS, STD, TB intervention programs at the local, state or international level with responsibility for evaluation of program activities is required. An additional one (1) year of supervisory experience is required.
  • Level IV (fluency in oral and written) English is required.
  • Expert knowledge of partner management and the translation of evaluation data as it pertains to the improvement of partner performance, program operations, guidelines and policies is required.
  • Must be proficient in the use of statistical/data management software and Microsoft office applications (Word, Excel and Power Point).
  • Good writing and presentation skills are required.
Selection Process
When fully qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans receive preference. Therefore, candidates must specifically address the required qualifications in the application.

Additional Selection Criteria
  • Management will consider nepotism or 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 (OR) 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 Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) employees 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 in a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
How to Apply
Interested applicants for this position MUST submit the following, or the application will not be considered:
  1. 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
  2. Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.
  3. Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.
  4. 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

For more information you can download full advertisement in PDF thought this link:

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