Public Health Administrative Management Specialist (Finance Analyst), Spécialiste de la gestion administrative de la santé publique (analyste financier), Yaoundé, U.S. Embassy Cameroon

Public Health Administrative Management Specialist (Finance Analyst), Spécialiste de la gestion administrative de la santé publique (analyste financier), Yaoundé, U.S. Embassy Cameroon

Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle

Announcement Number:


Hiring Agency:

Embassy Yaounde

Position Title:

Public Health Administrative Management Specialist (Finance Analyst), – All Interested Applicants

Open Period:

12/21/2021 – 01/04/2022


Vacancy Time Zone:



LE – 0540 10


XAF FCFA15,392,522

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 03.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.

  • All Interested Applicants / All Sources

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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The incumbent provides coordination and management of CDC Cameroon budget and financial support services and is responsible for day-to-day budget management of CDC programs. Job holder’s responsibilities include budgeting, accounting, financial analysis and reporting for operating and non-operating expenditures.  Job holder will support development of the agency’s operating budget, tracking expenses and provide liaison with the Department of State financial management office for ICASS services.  Job holder provides specialized financial advice and recommendations on long-term resource requirements, forecasts and projections on the various programmatic budgetary and financial activities in country.   S/he will work closely with the CDC implementing partners in order to ensure that their financial statements and reporting meet requirements established for public health programs.  The position reports to the CDC Cameroon Partner Management and Finance Team Lead.

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Qualifications and Evaluations


EXPERIENCE: At least Five years of progressively responsible work experience in accounting, auditing, or financially oriented business management is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: The position requires a detailed knowledge of the theory and practice of accounting.  Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and standards and knowledge of Government auditing standards is also required.  The position requires a thorough knowledge of budget development, execution, and analysis, including technical procedures and methods for computing and reporting for financial programs.

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree or host country equivalent in Business Administration, Accountancy, Economics, Banking or Finance is required.


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

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Incumbent must be able to work independently to assess inconsistencies in complex financial data and to collaborate with technical staff in preparation of budgets for technical projects.  The incumbent must have excellent analytical skills and be highly innovative to achieve greater financial and operational efficiency. Incumbent must possess advanced personal computer skills with experience using word processing and spreadsheets, especially Microsoft Excel.  Incumbent must have intermediate level experience in data analysis and data entry. Ability to work with higher mathematical calculations for purposes of reporting is 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 a 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 issued Medical and Security clearances.

To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.

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)

Residency and/or Work Permit (if applicable)

National ID Card or Passport copy (as applicable)

Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent)

Work Certificate/Attestation

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

SF-50 (if applicable)

Next Steps:

Note that ONLY 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 Yaoundé, Cameroon.

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