Snr. Dev. Outreach & Communications Specialist in USAID

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Senior Development Outreach and Communications (DOC) Specialist

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID/Nigeria)

Ref: SOL-620-15-000003

Closing Date: January 23, 2015, 16:00 pm Nigeria Time (GMT + 1)

Salary: GS-13 equivalent $72,391- $94,108 per annum depending on experience, qualifications and salary history

Duration of Job: Two years base award plus three one-year options to renew, for a total of five years, based on satisfactory performance, continued relevance and need

The United States Government, represented by the U.s. Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking applications from qualified United States citizens or Third Country Nationals (TCN) resident in Nigeria, to provide personal services as a Senior Development Outreach and Communications Specialist.

This is a Resident-Hire position. Resident Hire Personal Services Contractor (PSC) means persons who are U.S, citizens or Third Country Nationals who are lawfully admitted permanent residents of the United States; or third country national citizens who, at the time of hiring as a PSC, reside in the Cooperating Country i.e. Nigeria.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of four years of progressively responsible experience, communications, public relations, or journalism, in. an English-language work environment.

This experience should provide assurance that the Senior DOC Specialist is skilled in disseminating information to a variety of target audiences. Previous work with the U.S, Government or another international development organization is highly desirable. A Bachelor of Arts Degree in journalism, public relations, communications, English, or a related field is required. An advance degree in a related field is desirable.

This position will be based in USAID office in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nigeria.

For a detailed position description and application instructions, please visit and search for solicitation number SOL-620-15-000003.


USAID is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Closing Date: 23/01/2015