General Work Requirements: Eshel Murad is one of four reporting officers in the Political-Economic Section of the U.S. Consulate General in Lagos. Mr. Murad takes the lead for reporting on political developments in the South East zone of the country. He monitors environmental developments related to southern Nigeria, including in the oil producing states of the Niger Delta. Mr. Murad is responsible for reporting on labor issues and developments, especially affecting the South.
Areas of Responsibility: Eshel Murad is responsible for the required Child Labor report and is the back-up officer for the required Trafficking in Persons report. He is the first point of contact for all information requests from the Department of Labor, and he reports mainly on strike- related issues, the impact of new labor laws, the reaction of labor leaders to political events, and he assists labor organizations with a variety of training and informational programs administered through the Consulate public affairs section.
Expected Date of Departure from Post: June 15, 2006
3. The ticket cost for a direct flight from Lagos to Cairo is $725 on Egypt Air. Post will cover per diem and accommodation.