EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years professional experience in project management, research, analysis, and reporting is required.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: A thorough understanding of main topics related to Environment, Science, Technology, and Health in Nigeria, including how the country's complex political system addresses the issues, an in-depth knowledge of the civil society organizations and non-government organizations related to the portfolio, and some familiarity with U.S. policy objectives vis-a-vis Africa/Nigeria is required.
This may be tested. Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.
LANGUAGE: Fluent Speaking/Reading/Writing in English Language is required.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to read rapidly, sort and filter information efficiently, and willingness to make cold calls, establish and develop appropriate/relevant contacts. The ESTH (Environmental, Science, Technology & Health) specialist must know how to develop and maintain a network of contacts; plan, organize, and execute complex research projects; and prepare concise, accurate, and analytical reports in clear, readable language.
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.