Job Opportunities

Human Resources Office (HRO)

The Human Resources Office is responsible for providing a full range of personnel services for American and Locally Employed Staff (LES) members. The HRO is responsible for implementing HR policies and procedures for the American diplomatic Mission Nigeria. The HRO provides guidance on all HR related programs

Job Openings

Listed below are current job opportunities at the United States Embassy in Nigeria.  Please click on the link to learn more about the specific opening.  For more information about job opportunities, you may email the U.S. Embassy Human Resources Office at (Please note that this address is only for inquiries about job opportunities. Questions about Consular or other issues will not receive a reply.)

All Interested Candidates

Closing Date: March 16, 2015
Position: Economic & Commercial Assistant (PDF 131KB)

Closing Date: March 13, 2015
Position: Acquisition and Assistance Specialist - OAA Abuja (PDF 128 KB)

Closing Date: March 13, 2015
Position: Program Specialist PMTCT - CDC Abuja (PDF 247 KB)

Closing Date: March 6, 2015
Position: Management Specialist - CDC Abuja (PDF 170KB)


Notice: Employment opportunities which are open only to currently employed Embassy local staff or the family members of Americans assigned to the U.S. Mission in Nigeria are listed on the Embassy’s internal website, available through the U.S. State Department’s OPENNET system.  Interested family members without OPENNET access may inquire by email to All others should apply to

Application forms for Federal Employment:


An Equal Opportunity Employer

The U.S. Mission in Nigeria 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.  The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.

Contact Information

  • Submit Application To:
    Embassy of the United States of America
    Human Resources Office 
    Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive 
    Central District Area

    Point of Contact:
    Please check this website for relevant information before you make any call.
    Tel: +234-9-461-4000
    Fax: +234-9-461-4036

Important Information

  • Applications that are NOT typewritten and cover letter NOT signed will be automatically disqualified.

    All applicants must have the legal right to work in Nigeria.

    All applicants must state in their application the basis of their legal right to work in Nigeria, e.g. citizenship, residency, work permit etc.

    Applicants not providing this information in their application will not be considered for employment.

    Short-listed applicants will be asked to provide, prior to interview, documentation in support of their legal right to work in Nigeria.

    Please note that applicants selected for a position within the Embassy will be required to go through an Embassy security investigation and medical clearance prior to appointment.

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