- Region: Centre
- Ville: Yaounde
- Nom entreprise ou personne: Ambassade des Etats-Unis – US Embassy
- Type de contrat: CDI
Job Opportunity at US Embassy – Ambassade des Etats Unis : Self – Help Coordinator
October 30, 2018
U.S. Mission Yaounde, Cameroon
Announcement Number: Yaounde-2018-EFM017-R
Position Title: Self – Help Coordinator
Opening Period: October 30 – November 7, 2018
Salary: (USD) 40, 514
For More Info: Human Resources Office: (Tel: 222 201 500; X4188 or X4048)
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 817 Yaounde
E-mail Address: email@example.com
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens Only / All Sources
(For USEFM – FS is 06. Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.)
Candidates who applied for Self-Help Coordinator Vacancy Announcement # 2018-EFM 016-R do not need to apply for this position, as their applications will be considered.
Security Clearance Required: Secret
Duration of Appointment: Definite, not to exceed five (5) Years
Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
Summary: The U.S. Mission in Yaounde, Cameroon is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Self-Help Coordinator.
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 receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
Supervisory Position: Yes
Duties: Under the supervision of the Political/Economic Chief, the Coordinator is responsible for directing both the implementation and management of P/E administered development assistance programs. This includes but is not limited to the Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund. Democracy and Human Rights Fund (SSH/DHRF), PEPFAR small grants program and the Julia Taft for Refugees Fund. He/She supervises one LES Grants Administrator including drafting the employee’s annual performance and appraisal report. This is a full-time position and requires a Secret-level clearance.
Qualifications and Evaluations
EDUCATION: Completion of 2 years of full-time study at a college or university is required.
EXPERIENCE: A minimum of two (2) years of general business management, project management, or development assistance experience is required.
LANGUAGE: Level III (good working knowledge) speaking/reading/writing English and level I (limited knowledge) listening/speaking French are required. (This may be tested.)
Qualifications: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
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.
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:
(1) AEFM / USEFM who is also a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
(2) AEFM / USEFM
(3) 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: https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va
How to Apply: All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Secret level clearance. Applicants must submit a Universal Application for Employment (DS-174) which is available on U.S. Embassy Yaounde Internet Site: https://cm.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/.
To apply for this position, applicants should submit the documents listed below.
For more information on how to apply, visit the Mission internet site.
Required Documents: Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:
Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification or equivalent (if applicable)
Residency Permit (if applicable)
Copy of Passport or National ID
Transcripts (if available)
Language Scores (if available)
Driver’s License (if applicable)
Certificate or License (if applicable)
DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
SF-50 (if applicable)
Letter(s) of recommendation (if available)
List of references
USAID only – List of 3 references
USAID only – Current resume addressing requirements of position (no more than 3 pages)
What to Expect Next: 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 Yaounde, Cameroon.