U.S. Embassy in Nigeria State Program Assistant Jobs in Nigeria

U.S. Embassy in Nigeria State Program Assistant Jobs in Nigeria


Under the supervision of the Regional Refugee Coordinator, the jobholder is responsible for providing administrative support, developing, and maintaining contacts in refugee and Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) responses, representing the State Department’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) in meetings, managing and monitoring refugee assistance and IDP protection interventions implemented by international organizations, government interlocutors, and implementing partners.

This position reviews resource requests and proposals, performs reporting, monitoring, and evaluates the general performance of implementing partners. The employee often works independently and has the authority to carry out many of the assigned duties without the direct involvement of the supervisor. The jobholder does not exercise any supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications and Evaluations


  • Minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in development, humanitarian assistance, or program implementation for refugees, IDPs or vulnerable populations is required.

    Job Knowledge:

  • Must have prior work experience in an office setting.

  • The position requires a solid knowledge of the geography, history and politics of Central Africa, and a thorough knowledge of refugees, migration, and humanitarian assistance.

    Education Requirements:

  • A university degree in political science, international relations, public administration, development, or human rights is required.

  • Note: NYSC Certificate or Exemption document is required.


    This may be tested. Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.


  • Fluent writing/speaking/reading of English is required.

    Skills and Abilities:

  • Must demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office package, especially MS Outlook, Word, and Excel.

  • Must demonstrate ease at drafting emails, reports, and memos on
    a computer.

  • Keyboard and typing skills with good working speed and accuracy are required.

  • Ability to make basic calculations using MS Excel is required.

  • Must be able to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner.

  • High sensitivity to cross-cultural issues is required.

  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong organizational and planning skills are required.

  • Attention to detail, problem-solving skills, excellent time management skills, and ability to multitask and prioritize work is required.

  • Must be able to work in a high-stress, high productivity environment independently with little supervisory oversight.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; U.S. Embassy in Nigeria State Program Assistant Jobs in Nigeria

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