Nigeria

Vacancy Details

Grade: 11

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

1 Are you able to legally work in this country? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    1.1 If yes, tell us more about yourself and if applicable, select the type of permit you currently possess (upload the appropriate paperwork in the Documents section)
    • I am a citizen of this country.
    • I have a work permit.
    • I have a study permit.
    • I have a U.S. diplomatic visa.
    • I am the holder of a non-diplomatic visa
    • I am the holder of a work and/or residency permit of the host country.
    • None of the above.
  • No
2 Are you a former employee of this mission/consulate?  Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Do you have the required education as stated in the Vacancy Announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 What is the highest level of education you have completed? Answer to this question is required
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • College (2 years)
  • University Degree
  • Masters or Equivalent
  • Doctorate
5 Do you have the required experience as stated in the Vacancy Announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Select your years of experience for this position. (See Vacancy Announcement.) Answer to this question is required
  • None
  • Less than 1 year
  • 1 to 2 years
  • 2 to 3 years
  • 3 to 4 years
  • 4 to 5 years
  • 5 to 6 years
  • 6 to 7 years
  • 7 to 8 years
  • 8 to 9 years
  • 9 to 10 years
  • More than 10 years
7 Do you have the required language level (s) for  the listed language (s) in this vacancy announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 Where did you first see/hear about this position? Answer to this question is required
  • U.S. Mission Website
  • Social Media (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp)
  • Professional Networking Site (i.e. LinkedIn, Netparty, Jobcase)
  • Online Job Board (i.e. Indeed, Monster, Glassdoor)
  • Traditional Media (i.e. Newspaper Ad, Magazine, Pamphlet, Radio)
  • University/College Website
  • Job Fair
  • Word of Mouth (Friend, Colleague)
  • Recruitment/HR Team
9 Which performance management-related tasks have you performed? Answer to this question is required
  • Reviewed/analyzed organizational performance management databases
  • Resolved performance management related grievances
  • Conducted performance management related training for an organization
  • Evaluated performance management policies used by an organization
  • None of the above
10 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience developing performance management policies/procedures at an organization? Answer to this question is required
  • I have assisted senior-level staff in developing performance management policies/procedures by providing process input and feedback.
  • I developed performance management policies/procedures for an office or department.
  • I developed performance management policies/procedures that were applicable across an organization.
  • None of the above.
11 Which project management tasks have you performed? Answer to this question is required
  • Managed a short term project (only a few months) with limited staff (less than 10)
  • Managed a long term project (more than a few months) with many staff (more than 10)
  • Created project plans and schedules
  • I have not managed a project.
12 Which project management tasks have you performed? Answer to this question is required
  • Used project management software
  • Ensured all project records were maintained and up-to-date
  • Ensured project management documents were in a common location and easily found
  • Applied project management standards
  • Performed project management reviews
  • None of the above
13 Select the project planning tasks that you have performed. Answer to this question is required
  • I have coordinated priorities with the needs of customers and other stakeholders.
  • I have managed project resources based on project goals.
  • I have assigned priorities, schedules, and deadlines to others on my team to address key issues/project deliverables.
  • I have developed project budgets based on the estimated costs.
  • I have monitored project expenditures for accuracy and appropriateness.
  • None of the above.
14 Select the project management activities you have independently performed. Answer to this question is required
  • Developed a project plan (e.g., schedules and/or timelines)
  • Assigned resources to tasks
  • Tracked progress of tasks and deliverables
  • Managed costs/budget
  • Analyzed staff workloads
  • None of the above
15 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience implementing assistance programs for developing countries? Answer to this question is required
  • I have education and/or training in assistance programs for developing countries, but I have not yet applied it on the job.
  • I researched information for a senior employee related to assistance programs for developing countries.
  • I worked on a team responsible for the implementation of an assistance program for a developing country.
  • I led a team of employees responsible for the implementation of an assistance program for a developing country.
  • None of the above.
16 Have you facilitated consensus among diverse groups of stakeholders (e.g., public and private sector) on environmental safety/compliance issues? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
17 Which activities have you performed to manage agricultural-related contracts? Answer to this question is required
  • Wrote the Scope of Work (SOW).
  • Prepared cost estimates.
  • Selected contractors.
  • Conducted negotiations with contractors.
  • Monitored contractor performance (e.g., performed on-site inspections).
  • Conducted project design reviews.
  • Accepted or rejected work performed by contractors.
  • None of the above.
18 Which aspects of an agricultural program have you managed? Answer to this question is required
  • Commodities
  • Policy Development
  • Productivity
  • Finance
  • None of the above
19 Have you managed daily operations of a natural resources management program for a developing country? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
20 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience designing natural resources management programs? Answer to this question is required
  • I have designed a natural resource management program as a part of class/training.
  • I have gathered information on natural resources management programs to assist an employee.
  • I have worked on a team responsible for designing natural resources management programs for developing countries.
  • I independently designed a natural resources management program for developing countries.
  • I have led a team responsible for designing a natural resources management program for developing countries.
  • None of the above.
21 Have you planned a biodiversity program to encourage community management of natural resources? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
22 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience with opinion/thought leader programs? Answer to this question is required
  • I have assisted a senior employee by planning a thought/opinion leader engagement to inform the general public on policy-related issues.
  • I have collaborated with others to plan a thought/opinion leader program involving multiple speakers and public engagements at least six months in advance.
  • I have independently planned a thought/opinion leader program at least one year in advance to provide preparation time for program design, marketing, and candidate selection.
  • I have overseen multiple thought/opinion leader programs planned by other employees at least one year in advance to ensure alignment with the organizational mission, policies, and strategic goals.
  • None of the above.
23 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience building multi-sector partnerships? Answer to this question is required
  • I led the creation of multiple partnerships comprised of different industry sectors.
  • I served on a partnership/committee comprised of different industry sectors.
  • I researched and analyzed the relative merits of joining various multi-sectoral partnerships for senior staff.
  • I received education or training on multi-sectoral partnerships but have not yet applied it on the job.
  • None of the above.
24 Have you independently defended decisions to others (e.g., senior leadership, colleagues) who openly disagreed with the decision? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
25 Which strategies/techniques have you utilized to resolve work-related conflict? Answer to this question is required
  • Accommodating
  • Avoiding
  • Collaborating
  • Compromising
  • Competing
  • None of the above
26 Select the conflict management methods/techniques you have independently applied in a work setting. Answer to this question is required
  • Conflict resolution
  • Mediation
  • Negotiation
  • Arbitration
  • Counseling
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • None of the above
27 Select the conflict resolution activities you have performed. Answer to this question is required
  • I helped my team resolve interpersonal conflicts.
  • I identified and addressed potential conflicts between management and employees.
  • I facilitated win-win situations among multiple stakeholders with different views/opinions.
  • I built consensus through give and take.
  • None of the above.
28 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience developing strategic plans? Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience developing strategic plans.
  • I have provided input or recommendations for inclusion in an organization's strategic plan.
  • I have developed a strategic plan for a functional area or department.
  • I have developed a strategic plan that was integrated/utilized across multiple functional areas within an organization.
29 Which choice describes your highest level of experience writing? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in preparing written documents.
  • I have had education or training in writing, but have not yet applied my knowledge on the job.
  • I drafted non-technical or routine material for review by a senior employee (e.g., weekly status report).
  • I drafted material where only technical or non-routine information was reviewed by a senior employee (e.g., technical report).
  • I independently written technical or non-routine material without review from a senior employee or manager (e.g., technical report).
30 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience preparing written documents? Answer to this question is required
  • I drafted parts of a document (e.g., report section) for review by others.
  • I drafted complete documents for review by others.
  • I reviewed others' writing for appropriate content and format.
  • I was responsible for finalizing and approving written documents.
  • None of the above.
31 Have you designed evaluation criteria to measure the effectiveness of external affair program activities (e.g., charity, diplomatic, or political events)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
32 Which types of information have you considered before making decisions? Answer to this question is required
  • Audit findings
  • Data trends
  • Historical data
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Strategic plan
  • None of the above
33 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience in speechwriting? Answer to this question is required
  • I completed education or training on speechwriting but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have assisted a senior employee by drafting a speech intended for organizational leadership.
  • I independently wrote speeches for organizational leaders by working with them to absorb individual language style.
  • I trained/supervised other speechwritters responsbile for assisting leaders with public-facing speeches/events.
  • None of the above.
34 Which actions have you independently performed as the organization's lead speechwriter? Answer to this question is required
  • Negotiated arrangements for leadership public appearances to maximize the organizational outreach.
  • Coordinated with event organizers to understand the audience, environment, and proceedings for leadership speaking engagements.
  • Consulted with the organizational Subject-Matter-Experts (SMEs) to review, edit, and fact-check drafts to ensure content is accurate.
  • Reviewed/finalized external public remarks and presentations to ensure consistency with the organization's communications strategy.
  • Supported public affair-related events by creating speeches, talking points, and/or presentations intended for organizational leadership.
  • Analyzed external communications trends to determine future strategic content and its cost.
  • None of the above.
35 Which types of grant/co-agreement management activities have you independently performed? Answer to this question is required
  • Drafted the Funding Opportunity Announcement.
  • Developed the Scope of Work (SOW).
  • Reviewed applications.
  • Monitored performance of cooperating partners/contractors.
  • Conducted technical reviews to identify potential issues.
  • Managed budgets allocated to cooperative agreement partners.
  • None of the above.
36 Which project management activities have you performed? Answer to this question is required
  • Defined project requirements
  • Developed a project plan (e.g., schedules, timelines, milestones)
  • Assigned tasks/assignments to team members
  • Tracked progress of tasks and deliverables
  • Developed contingency plans to stay on schedule/avoid risks
  • Held status update meetings to discuss progress
  • Managed costs/budget
  • Analyzed employee work to assign additional tasks
  • Monitored and/or provided feedback on team performance
  • None of the above
37 Which choice describes your highest level of experience in problem solving? Answer to this question is required
  • I assisted a colleague by identifying problems/issues and proposing corrective actions.
  • I worked on a team that identified problems/issues and proposed corrective actions to leadership.
  • I led employees responsible for identifying problems/issues and implementing corrective actions.
  • None of the above.
38 What is the highest level of independence you have had when solving problems at work? Answer to this question is required
  • I independently made decisions on how to solve problems.
  • I exclusively provided recommendations to a team leader.
  • I provided group recommendations to a team leader.
  • I provided input to arrive at a group decision.
  • None of the above.
39 Which tasks have you performed when solving problems? Answer to this question is required
  • I identified inconsistent or incomplete information.
  • I identified existing problems that no one discovered before.
  • I created precedent-setting solutions adopted by my organization.
  • I identified a problem early that prevented major mitigation efforts.
  • I distinguished between relevant and irrelevant information to make logical conclusions.
  • None of the above.
40 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience solving problems? Answer to this question is required
  • I have recognized problems and referred them to others for resolution.
  • I have resolved problems by collaborating with others on a solution.
  • I have independently resolved common problems following standard procedures or protocols.
  • I have independently resolved novel problems where no guidance existed.
41 Have you served as a Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) responsible for overseeing public affairs-related programs/services? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
42 Which activities have you performed to monitor the financial transactions of a project/program? Answer to this question is required
  • Tracked expenditures against budgets.
  • Verified transactions with source documents (e.g., invoices, receipts).
  • Implemented controls/procedures.
  • None of the above.
43 For which purposes have you engaged with the public regarding an organization? Answer to this question is required
  • To identify external stakeholder perception of an organization/country's policies.
  • To amplify the organization's mission, vision, and/or policies to external stakeholders.
  • To educate external community about an organization's/country's policies.
  • To identify thought leaders/SMEs to assist in advocating policies to the external public (e.g., human rights).
  • None of the above.