• Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : ECONOMIC AFFAIRS

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Qualifications and Evaluations Requirements: EXPERIENCE: Minimum of five (5) years of responsible professional-level experience in economic research, analysis and reporting in international affairs, economy or development. Experience must include analysis and interpretation of data and the presentation of findings in written and oral form. JOB KNOWLEDGE: The incumbent must have a thorough understanding of Cameroonian politics, history, society, economy, and institutions; Central African and international development issues; and economics. He or she should know and understand USG and Mission priorities and policies, as well as U.S. government, politics, and history as relates to the execution of his or her job in the promotion/advocacy of USG foreign policy. The Economic Specialist must be familiar with the MS Office Suite and use of the internet for research and should have good understanding of Embassy reporting needs and procedures, including Washington’s priorities. The incumbent must be able to serve as the “institutional memory” for information related to his or her past or present projects. Education Requirements: University degree in Economics, Business, Sociology, International Development, or Environmental/health policy studies. Evaluations: LANGUAGE: Fluency (Speaking/Reading/Writing) in English and French are required. This may be tested. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must have excellent verbal skills and be able to tailor conversations to the level of the audience, taking conversation down to the lowest common denominator. Must be able to influence and persuade stakeholders to meet U.S. foreign policy objectives. The incumbent must be able to diplomatically and effectively exchange with his interlocutors, as he will often be the sole representative from the USG in the dialogue. The incumbent must be able to effectively multi-task and manage a constantly changing number of projects. He or she must be able to quickly understand and work within the realms of specific regulations that vary from project to project. The incumbent must exercise considerable initiative and creativity when developing new project ideas or working within the confines of project regulations. The incumbent must have strong writing skills to be able to write reports, cables, and memos in English. This may be tested.

Job Description:

  • Overview Hiring Path: • Open to the public Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: For USEFM - FP is 05. Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C. • All Interested Applicants / All Sources Security Clearance Required: Public Trust - Background Investigation Appointment Type Permanent Appointment Type Details: • Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply. Summary: The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (40 hours per week) Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end. Supervisory Position: No Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No Back to top Duties Under the supervision of the Political/Economic (P/E) Officer, incumbent serves as the economic specialist in the P/E Section. He/She is responsible for economic analysis and reporting and assistance to USG funded projects. He/She performs factual and analytical reporting in the field of economics, more specifically on macroeconomic issues and fiscal transparency, as well as agriculture, social sector developments (education, health, poverty indicators etc.). The incumbent will also support overall economic analysis, reporting and contact work for all other fields in the P/E section. He/She will assist in planning, implementing, and administering economic-related development assistance projects. How to Apply How to Apply: All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a U.S. Embassy issued Security clearance. To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site. Required Documents: To qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested educational certificate/diploma 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 (if applicable) • University certificate/attestation or equivalent Eligible Family Member Applicants: • Copy of Sponsor's Orders/Assignment Notification or equivalent (if applicable) • Passport copy (if applicable) • DD-214 - Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable) • SF-50 (if applicable) Next Steps: ONLY Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email. For further information - the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office. Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Cameroon.