Duties

Under the supervision of the Political Officer (Human Rights), the incumbent coordinates the implementation of the Democracy and Human Rights portfolio, which includes: rights of persons with disabilities; rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) persons; gender equality; harmful traditional practices; prison conditions; status of refugees; religious freedom and Muslim outreach; modern slavery including child labor and trafficking in persons; social welfare; and efforts to promote good governance and greater government responsiveness to citizens.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:  At least one year of experience in political analysis or working in the human rights or democracy space.

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Education Requirements:

University Degree

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:  English – Fluent High degree of proficiency in both the written and spoken language.

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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.

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

Benefits and Other Info

Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Accra, Ghana may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.

For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.

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The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.

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.

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How to Apply

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Top Secret clearance.

All candidate should :

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CLOSING DATE: 25th February,2021

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Required Documents:

In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested diploma and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.

  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • Passport copy
  • Degree Diploma or Transcript
  • Language Scores (if available)
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4 (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (for Highest Previous Rate if applicable)
  • SF-50 (for FSFRC membership if applicable)
  • 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.

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Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Accra, Ghana.

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