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PostSubject: Vacancy Announcement- Consular Assistant   Thu Jan 21, 2010 9:28 pm


(Current Embassy employees serving probationary periods are not eligible to apply)



OPENING DATE: January 20, 2010

CLOSING DATE: February 4, 2010

WORK HOURS: 40 hours/week

SALARY: Ordinarily Resident (OR): Starting Salary – US $9,128 p.a. ( excluding benefits)

The U.S. Embassy in Monrovia is seeking an individual for the position of Consular Assistant, in the Consular Section.


Under the supervision of the designated Vice-Consul, incumbent is responsible to provide information through personal interview and by utilizing appropriate form letters in response to a variety of visa inquires, including information as to basic requirements and procedures applicable to other than the more complex types of visas.

A copy of the complete position description listing all duties, responsibilities and definitions is available in the Human Resources Office.


Note: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

· Completion of Associate (at minimum) or Bachelor degree program required.

· Minimum of 2 years of work experience in office clerical work.

· Level 4 (Fluent) in spoken and written English.

· Must possess a strong working knowledge of State Department and DHS regulations as well as Federal Laws and regulations. Computer knowledge is required.

· Level II typing (40 wpm), ability to use consular equipment, confidence in dealing with the public are required. A self-starter, the incumbent must be able to perform under pressure and deal with a demanding public in a courteous and tactful manner.

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PostSubject: Re: Vacancy Announcement- Consular Assistant   Fri Jan 22, 2010 7:17 am

TECHNICAL EXPERT – Women’s Rights and The Macro Economy
Salary - £ 27,094 Location: Home Based in a Country where ActionAid International has an office

International terms and conditions of service apply.Reporting to the International Theme Head the Technical Expert
– Women’s Rights and the Macro Economy will be responsible
for leading the Women’s Rights Theme’s policy advocacy and
programme initiative on; Development Finance, Aid, Feminist
Economics, and the macro-economy.

The incumbent will also provide leadership on the emerging policy advocacy and program work on Women’s Rights in National Development Strategies.

This will be achieved through the following key performance

  • Developing Policy advocacy and community based
    Programmes in this area, building alliances with
    women’s movements, and developing AAI’s profile on
    women’s rights and the macro economy.
  • Programme Development and providing support to
    selected country programmes, in collaboration with
    other programme support units.
  • Fundraising and Partnership development for multi
    country initiatives.

The desired candidate will have:

  • An advanced degree in Economics or a first degree with more than 7 years’ experience.
  • Thorough policy knowledge of Women’s Rights
    and Development finance, Aid, or feminist economics.
  • Demonstrable experience and skills in conducting research.
  • Knowledge and experience of lobbying and influencing policy
    makers in strategic decision making spaces; international and
    regional institutions, and national governments.
  • In depth knowledge of current debates and thinking on National Development Strategies and women’s rights within that.
  • Experience in working with complex macro economic issues
    and turning these into programming initiatives that can
    engage women at macro and micro levels.
  • At least 5 years‘experience of leading advocacy, and or programmes on the ground in this area.
  • Strong and effective communication skills and proven ability to negotiate with policy makers, and influence change.
  • Strong commitment to upholding and promoting feminist values.
  • Fluency in English – written and
  • Willingness to travel extensively.
Application Procedures:

Applications should be sent to no later than 26th January

All applicants should apply on AAI application forms,
found on our website -

Whilst all applicants will be assessed strictly on their
individual merits, qualified women are especially encouraged
to apply.
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