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

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Qualifications and Evaluations Requirements: EXPERIENCE: At least two years of progressively responsible experience in research and analysis, and newspaper reporting at a government agency, NGO, company, university, media, or diplomatic establishment is required. Education Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, History, International Law, International Relations or Economics is required. Evaluations: LANGUAGE: (fluency) speaking/reading/writing English and (limited knowledge ) writing/speaking/reading French is required. (This may be tested) EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. Qualifications: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Job Description:

  • Duties Basic Function of the Position As a capable drafter possessing a Secret Level security clearance, the incumbent will research and report on developments of broad scope, complexity, and sensitivity in the field of political, economic, and Environmental Science Technology and Health (ESTH) reporting. The incumbent will report to the Political/Economic Deputy Section Chief and will research political and economic issues with a view to evaluating implications for U.S. interests in the region. The Political/Economic Assistant’s primary responsibilities will be to prepare early drafts of the Embassy’s required political and economic reporting and to draft cables addressing the domestic political and economic situation and regional issues of importance to the U.S. S/he will also assist in updating continuously the section's database of over 400 biographies of local contacts. The incumbent will serve as a note taker when required and prepare materials (including memcons, reporting telegrams, talking points, and correspondence) for senior Embassy officials. He or she will provide administrative support to the section as required, backing up the section's Office Management Specialist. How to Apply How to Apply: All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Secret Level Security clearance. All Applicants must provide proof that they are legally permitted to stay and work in the country. To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site. Required Documents: Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application: Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent) Residency and/or Work Permit Degree (not transcript) DD-214 - Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable) SF-50 (if applicable) Other Next Steps: 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 Yaounde-Cameroon. For More Info: HR Section (237)222204006 ydeapplicants@state.gov