Job announcement: Resource Coordination Assistant

The united states embassy in cameroon is looking for Resource Coordination Assistant


The Resource Coordination Assistant works under the direct supervision of the Resource Coordination Specialist, and is the Public Diplomacy (PD) Locally Employed Staff responsible for managing all administrative aspects of the PD Section. Supports Established Opinion Leaders (EOL), Emerging Voices (EV), and Strategic Content Coordination (SCC) specialists and assistants for exchanges and other public engagement programs and activities. Supports grants administration; tracks and collaborates on PD budgets and expenditures. Oversees PD section time & attendance, staff travel, representation, vouchers, and other administrative tasks; manages program calendars. Serves as the primary point of contact for the PD Section, ensuring that visitors receive accurate and timely information with the highest levels of customer service.

Qualifications and Evaluations 


EXPERIENCE: A minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in administrative services, procurement, customer service, or events management is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of U.S. foreign policy objectives and American interests in Cameroon; understanding of regional, ethnic, socio-economic, cultural and linguistic factors and the influence of religious, cultural and educational institutions in shaping perceptions of the U.S. are all required. Comprehensive knowledge of Cameroonian geography, infrastructure, government institutions, and common business and banking practices is required. Knowledge of customer service in Cameroon is required. Must have an understanding of communications in Cameroon and the international information environment as it affects Cameroon, and must be familiar with digital practices and procedures.

Education Requirements: 

University degree in Business Administration, Financial Management, Organizational Management, Accounting, Public Administration, or local equivalent is required.

LANGUAGE: Fluency in English and French (speaking/reading/writing) are required. This may be tested.


Analytic skills: Must have strong analytic skills to manage funding from multiple sources, each with differing requirements for purpose, oversight and accounting. Must be able to accurately assess resource challenges and identify solutions, including those that address sensitive resource challenges. Must be able to perceive significant changes in PD operations and adjust operations in response. 

Communication/Interpersonal skills: Must have excellent customer relations, and interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, including writing reports in both English and French. Must be able to work effectively with Mission personnel and Cameroonian institutions on PD operations and resources, including on sensitive or contentious financial topics. Must be able to brief U.S. officers and visitors on appropriate uses of funding from multiple sources and other resource and funding issues governing Public Diplomacy. 

Management Skills: Strong management skills are required, including the ability to develop and oversee logistics with partner institutions and manage complex PD/Mission events. 

Technical Skills: Good keyboarding and data entry skills are required; excellent familiarity with electronic discovery tools, in particular the Internet, and standard information retrieval practices and procedures are required. Thorough, detailed knowledge of and ability to use various computer software programs, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel, and databases, as well as PD-specific software, databases, and reporting tools is required. Knowledge of and ability to support PD use of digital and visual tools is required. Must have excellent numerical skills to be able to manipulate numbers with speed, to process personnel and travel documents, develop equipment lists and supply orders, and monitor PD budgets.

Availability: Must be available to travel throughout Cameroon to support PD projects and activities.

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.

Qualified female applicants are encouraged to apply. 


All applicants under consideration will be required to pass U.S. Embassy issued medical and security certifications.


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Deadline: 02/06/2023  

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