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USAID Nigeria
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking to employ a suitable and qualified person for the post of Basic Education Program Manager in Abuja (Nigeria). The deadline for submission of application is 28 August, 2012.

Salary of the Basic Education Program Manager: FSN: N5,050,289.00 p.a (Starting basic salary on FSN-ll Position Grade)

Requirement of the Basic Education Program Manager

All candidates must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion or the application will not be considered.
A Master's Degree in education or social sciences is required.
Three to five years prior experience in areas related to education in Nigeria or program assistance field, including experience in collection, analysis and presentation of information is required.
Level IV English (Fluency in both written and oral English) is required.

Knowledge/Skills and Abilities:

Thorough knowledge of the major issues affecting education in all geographic regions in Nigeria, including technical, social and cultural aspects, and specific issues facing Education in Nigeria such as Universal Basic Education (UBE), Islamic Education, Girls' Education, Parent-Teacher Association and Educational Financing etc.
Demonstrable skills in decision-making and overseeing the implementation of education activities in Nigeria.
She/he must have excellent management, interpersonal and teamwork skills, especially in multi-cultural settings, and must be able to use basic Microsoft application packages such as MS-Excel and MS- Word.

Selection Criteria:
  1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
  2. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
  3. Current employees who are qualified will be given preference.
  4. Only successful applicants who meet the minimum requirements will be notified.
  5. The Human Resources Office will NOT accept applications or resume submitted in U.S. Government official envelopes.
  6. The minimum requirements must be adequately addressed in the cover letter of your application package. Failure to do so will disqualify your application.
How to apply?
  1. Interested applicants for this position must submit the following, or the application will not be considered;
  2. A type-written application specifically applying for this position, and addressing the minimum requirements as advertised. Please reference the job title and announcement number on the application letter.
  3. A current resume or curriculum vitae, listing all job responsibilities; plus
  4. Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.
  5. Please indicate position title and vacancy announcement number on the top right corner of the envelope and also on the subject line of the application letter
In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.

United States Agency for International Development/Nigeria in Abuja is seeking to employ a suitable and qualified candidate for the position of Basic Education Program Manager in the Education Office.

Submit Application To:
USAID Nigeria
ATTN: Human Resource Office
c/o U.S. Embassy
1075 Diplomatic Drive Abuja, FCT,
Nigeria

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