EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 4 years of progressively more responsible experience in sales, marketing, economic research, business consulting, commercial banking, or related field.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Should have a thorough understanding of the Cameroonian economy and that of the sub region, including trade patterns, commercial practices, financing practices, organizations, major industries, etc. Should also have an awareness and an interest in politics and political science. Should have a thorough understanding of the "language" of business and economics, to successfully interact with the U.S. and Cameroonian business communities. Must be computer literate (intermediate) in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, and internet. This will be tested.
- Education Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in economics, marketing, law, or business administration is required.
LANGUAGE: Level IV (fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing English and Level IV (fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing French are required. This will be tested.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must be able to develop and maintain good working relationships with counterparts in order to reach upper-level contacts in Cameroon's public and private sectors for principals. Must be able to obtain, evaluate, and analyze commercial data to prepare reports. Must have excellent communication skills. This may be tested.
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 U.S. Embassy Medical and Security certifications.