Vacancy Details


Announcement Number:
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Maputo
Position Title:
NEC Move Coordinator
Open Period:
04/29/2019 - 05/13/2019 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
FP - 0105 7
USD $43,901
Work Schedule:
Full-time -
Promotion Potential:
Duty Location(s):
1 Vacancy in

Maputo, MZ
Telework Eligible:
For More Info:
HR Section


Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
US Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) - All Agencies
Security Clearance Required:
Appointment Type
Appointment Type Details:
Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
Marketing Statement:

We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.


The U.S. Mission in Maputo/Mozambique is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Move 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 time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position:
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
Travel Required:
Not Required


The incumbent is responsible for organizing and managing the movement of the diplomatic mission from its currently occupied buildings into the New Embassy Compound (NEC), under the direct supervision of the Management Officer. As the primary point of contact for the mission community on transition related matters, s/he has direct operational oversight of the move itself, liaising with all appropriate agencies, offices, and extra-organizational entities and parties required to ensure all matters related to the move and decommissioning are planned and executed. Following completion of the NEC move, s/he shifts activity to decommissioning.

Qualifications and Evaluations


EXPERIENCE: A minimum of 2 years previous experience in project or executive management and customer service work in the public or private sector is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: The incumbent must be familiar with the organizational make up of all agencies at post (7). Must become familiar with the physical layout of the NEC, and equipment, appliances, and furnishings. This will include the location for each item, the inventory number, the agency it belongs to/or for which it is intended. Must understand and ensure compliance with a very large amount of government policies and regulations governing the transition. Must be able to work with local contractors.

Education Requirements:

Two years college/university studies required.


LANGUAGE: English level IV (Fluent) Written/Speaking/Reading is required.
The incumbent must have excellent oral and written communication skills to communicate clearly with all members of the Embassy community. This will be tested.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must be physically capable of standing for long periods of time, occasional lifting, bending, looking into concealed spaces, and carrying tools necessary to perform the job.
IT Software: Proficient with Microsoft Suite (Excel, Outlook, Word, Power Point, etc.)
Data Entry: Must be able to enter large amounts of data into Microsoft Project, Excel and databases specific to the job.

  • 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.


All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Benefits and Other Info

Agency Benefits:

Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in (insert post and/or country name) may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.

For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.

The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.

Other Information:

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.

(1) AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
(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.

How to Apply

How to Apply:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Secret clearance. 

To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.

Required Documents:

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • Residency and /or Work Permit

  • High School Degree

  • DD-214 - Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)

  • SF-50 (if applicable)

Next Steps:

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 (insert post and/or country name).