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Job title : Administrative Assistant

Job Location : Abuja

Deadline : June 07, 2023

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The Management Section is responsible for all administrative services to Embassy Abuja and Consulate General Lagos, a mission composed of 220 USDH and 900 LE Staff with 12 other agencies. This position serves as Management Staff Aide to the Management Counselor (MC) and Management Officer (MO) and also performs the full range of logistical, administrative, and oversight duties needed to support the work and responsibilities of the supervisors and performs project work as needed. The incumbent must obtain a Top Secret security clearance.



Minimum of five (5) years experience working in an administrative, managerial, or policy-related position for the U.S. Government or a large established multinational organization is required.


  • Strong knowledge of English grammar and business writing. Excellent understanding of visits or large event support requirements.
  • Strong understanding of the Department’s core hierarchy and its top officials. Detailed knowledge of Management and Department policies and practices (i.e., gifts, vehicle use, expediter use, procurements, overtime, allowances, ethics, etc.). Excellent knowledge of U.S. Government and Mission policies and Embassy procedures. 

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts, Business Administration, or Public Administration is required.


  • This may be tested. Applicant MUST address the Language proficiency requirement to be considered.


  • Fluency in speaking/reading/writing of English is required. 


  • Must be an excellent writer, both as an editor and drafter. Excellent command of grammar, punctuation, and spelling is required. Excellent interpersonal skills is required. Must be a proficient user of Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and internet. Good numerical skills required for reviewing Representational, ORE, and Consulate vouchers.

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