EXPERIENCE: Five years of progressive experience in business, management, economic-policy analyses, particularly in agricultural related field is required.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Thorough understanding of Nigeria agricultural policies, trade policies and practices: as well as excellent knowledge of agribusiness in the U.S. and in Nigeria is required. Knowledge of Foreign Agricultural Service programs, reporting requirements and procedures, goals and objectives is required.
LANGUAGE: Level IV (Fluent) Speaking/Writing/ Reading in English Language is required.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to prepare well-crafted factual based analytical reports that includes forecasts of future trends or expected changes in agriculture products production and utilization is required. Ability to maintain objectivity when providing professional advice and recommendation; as well as ability to work in a team setting, and act as a leader in guiding the development of strategies to achieve the office goal are required. Proficiency in Microsoft office software programs for running statistical analysis, and developing power point presentation slides for office reports and for briefing office stakeholders.
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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.