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Program Assistant Vacancy at U.S. Embassy

Program Assistant Vacancy at U.S. Embassy: The U.S. Mission to Nigeria comprises of the Embassy in Abuja, FCT, and the Consulate General in Lagos. U.S. Consulate General Lagos is the Mission’s representative to the Nigerian people in the southern region.

Program Assistant Vacancy at U.S. Embassy

The Program Assistant – Public Relations renders administrative support to the Bureau of International Narcotics & Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Nigeria team and is the lead action officer for external outreach regarding INL activities in Nigeria. S/he is supervised by the INL Program Management Specialist.

Remuneration/ Salary

  • NGN ₦11,190,898 /Per Year
    USD $45,290 /Per Year

Qualifications and Evaluations

Education Requirements:

  • Four-year University Degree in Communications, Public Relations, International Development/Relations, Criminology or Business Administration is required.

Note: NYSC Certificate or Exemption document is required.


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

LANGUAGE:  Fluency speaking/reading/writing English language is required.

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SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to learn technology tools, including MS Word, Excel, Team, Project and Outlook, use of keyboard type, use of teleworking tools, and DOS (Department of State) software applications is required. Excellent Interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively as part of a multicultural team is required. Strong communication skills and ability to communicate information in an objective, transparent, accurate and concise manner both orally and written are required.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external points of contact is required. Drafting/writing/reporting skills; as well as ability to operate office equipment are required. A valid Nigeria driver’s license is required. A speed test will be conducted.

Qualifications: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Required Documents:

To qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested degree and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. Failure to provide requested information, or the information is insufficient to verify eligibility, may result in disqualification for this position.

All Applicants:

  • Residency and/or Work Permit
  • Degree (not transcript)
  • NYSC Certificate or exemption document
  • Valid Nigeria Driver’s License

Closing Date for Application

The deadline for application is 23rd of August, 2023.

How to Apply for Program Assistant Vacancy at U.S. Embassy

How to Apply: All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance.

To apply for this position click the “APPLY TO THIS VACANCY” button at the top of the page. Click on the “Submit Application” button to complete your application process. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.

Program Assistant Vacancy at U.S. Embassy

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