New Job Electronic Application Management System

The U.S. Mission to Cameroon is pleased to introduce a new electronic application management system which will be used to hire new employees of the Mission. Effective November 14, 2018, the Mission will no longer accept paper or email applications. The entire application process will be done online, using the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) powered by

What is changing?

• ALL Vacancy Announcements will be posted electronically.
• ALL applicants MUST apply using the internet interface.
• The new system and process will bring more standardization to the recruitment process, increasing efficiency and the ability to capture useable metrics.
• The new system and process will rank applicants using vacancy-specific questions related to the major duties of the position and the Eight Qualities of Overseas Employees included in all Vacancy Announcements.
Candidates interested in applying for positions within the U.S. Mission – in Yaoundé or Douala – should familiarize themselves with the new application process.
For information on ERA and on how to apply for jobs using ERA, please click on the following links: