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LANGUAGE: Good working knowledge reading/writing/speaking English is required. Good working knowledge reading/writing/speaking any of the local languages used in Lagos (Nigeria Pidgin, Yoruba, Igbo, Awori, or Hausa) is required.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES : Ability to quickly acquire knowledge of pertinent Department of State and the Family Liaison Office (FLO) regulations, programs and policies is required. Must have excellent communication (written and oral) skills; strong interpersonal skills to deal effectively with Mission staff at all levels, family members and vendors, etc., strong organizational, planning and management skills; excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work without oversight; strong research skills, initiative, and independent judgement in performing administrative tasks; ability to develop and maintain effective contact in local business and service communities. Proficient in the use of Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and possess skills or the ability to quickly acquire skills in Publisher, SharePoint etc. Must be able to lift up to 25ubs when setting up venues for events such as beach day or the 4th July. party.
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.