Resource Coordination Specialist, Spécialiste de la coordination des ressources, Yaoundé, US Embassy in Cameroon – Yaounde

Resource Coordination Specialist, Spécialiste de la coordination des ressources, Yaoundé, US Embassy in Cameroon – Yaounde

Announcement Number:


Hiring Agency:

Embassy Yaounde

Position Title:

Resource Coordination Specialist – Current Employees of the Mission / All Agencies

Open Period:

08/09/2021 – 08/23/2021


Vacancy Time Zone:



LE – 6530 10


XAF FCFA19,975,232

Work Schedule:

Full-time –

Promotion Potential:


Duty Location(s):

1 Vacancy in

Yaounde, CM

Telework Eligible:


For More Info:

HR Section



Hiring Path:

  • Open to the public

Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:

For USEFM – FP is 05 (steps 5 through 14).  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.

  • Current Employees of the Mission – All Agencies and/or U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs); Eligible Family Members (EFMs); or Declared Members of Household (MOHs) – All Agencies

Security Clearance Required:

Public Trust – Background Investigation

Appointment Type


Appointment Type Details:

  • Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period.

Marketing Statement:

We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.


The work schedule for this position is:

Full Time (40 hours per week)

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time upon receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position:


Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:


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Basic Function of the Position:

The Resource Coordination Specialist works under the direct supervision of the Public Affairs Officer (PAO) or PAO designee and supervises the Resource Coordination Clerk.  Is the leading Public Diplomacy LE Staff responsible for the financial, program, human and property resources that support Public Diplomacy (PD) projects and programs countrywide.  Oversees use of multiple and diverse funding streams, and ensures their compliance with all relevant USG regulations and Cameroonian laws.  Manages grants, contracts, and acquisition and use of PD Section materials and equipment.  Serves as primary liaison for the PD Section with Management Section and offices; coordinates resources for American Spaces and with regional PD bureaus.

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Qualifications and Evaluations


EXPERIENCE:  A minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in budget, accounting, business administration, financial management, organizational management, public administration, project management, or grants management work in an international organization or large local institution is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE:  Detailed knowledge of PD management operations, to include financial management, human resources, procurement regulations, grants policies and procedures, travel, IT, ICASS cost-sharing policies and procedures, and other administrative procedures and regulations, is required.  Knowledge of USG appropriation and allotment bookkeeping and accounting procedures is required.  Thorough knowledge of PD and relevant DOS regulations and other guidance on all elements of resource coordination relevant to the PD Section administration and program activities is required.  Detailed knowledge of USG grant regulations, Grants Policy Directives, public-private partnerships and fundraising guidelines, and A/OPE guidance is required.

Education Requirements:

A bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Financial Management, Organizational Management, Accounting, or Public Administration is required.


LANGUAGE:  Fluent Written/Speaking/Reading English and French are 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.


All applicants under consideration will be required to pass the U.S. Embassy issued Medical and Security certifications.

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Benefits and Other Info


Agency Benefits:

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

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

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

Other Information:

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.


AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*


FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* IMPORTANT:  Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

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How to Apply

How to Apply:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a U.S. Embassy Security clearance.

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 (if applicable)

Residency and/or Work Permit

CNI or Passport copy (if applicable)

Driver’s License

University Degree

DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)

SF-50 (if applicable)

Other Document

Other Document 2

Other Document 3

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 Cameroon.

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