Recruitment notice - Secretariat

  • General description
  • Duties
  • Requirements
  • Application

General description

The French Embassy in Nigeria (Abuja) is recruiting a bilingual secretary (French and English) to start by June 2018. The chosen candidate will be under a local contract and will be paid in Naira by bank transfer. Remuneration will comprise the following:

  • 30 days annual leave ;
  • Medical insurance (67% covered by the employer);
  • Pension contribution in a Nigerian Pension Fund Administrator;
  • Payment of the 13th month bonus at the end of the year.


  • Answering telephone calls
  • Maintaining the secretariat as well as the agenda of the head of service
  • Handling mail, tracking and following up office correspondence.
  • Liaising with local authorities
  • Assisting with accounting duties
  • Organizing and management of documents
  • Translation/interpretation
  • Filing/archiving


  • Knowledge of accounting (either from formal studies or professional experience)
  • Bilingual and possessing interpersonal skills
  • Organized, meticulous and methodical
  • Having a sense of organization and able to work in a team
  • Discretion and availability
  • A good mastery of Office software and tools (Word, Excel)


Applications must include the following (in French and in English):

  • CV
  • Cover letter
  • The documents should be sent as attachments (in Word or Open office) to
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview
    The application deadline is the 25th of May 2018

Dernière modification : 26/04/2018

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