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AFRICAN UNION SPORTS COUNCIL REGION 5 MOURNS VICTIMS OF ANGOLA STADIUM TRAGEDY
23rd Sep 2016

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the Chief Executive Officer position in the African Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region 5, based in Gaborone, Botswana.

Job Summary
Reporting to Secretariat (Board), the Chief Executive Officer is responsible for ensuring accomplishment of the Organization’s mission and vision, and the accountability of the Organization to its diverse constituents. The incumbent is responsible for management of the Organisation, providing direction and enabling the Secretariat and Executive Committee to carry out their governance functions.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures adherence to all legal and regulatory instruments and monitors compliance with relevant laws, regulations and governance instruments.
  • Helps the Board determine the organisation’s strategic direction, goals and targets including designing new business initiatives and projects.
  • Provides general oversight of all Region 5 activities, managing the day-to-day operations, smooth functioning and efficient organizational delivery.
  • Helps the Secretariat (Board) articulate its own roles and accountabilities and that of its committees and individual members, and helps evaluate performance regularly.
  • Enables the Secretariat (Board) to fulfill its governance functions
  • Facilitates the optimum performance by all Secretariat (Board) Commissions, Committees and staff providing a conducive work environment and sound Human Resources Management
  • Oversees the fiscal activities of the organization including revenue generation, budgeting, reporting and audit.
  • Serves as chief spokesperson for the Organisation, assuring proper representation of Region 5 to all stakeholders and partners.
  • Develops and maintains commercial and strategic partnerships for the sustenance of the Organisation
    The person we seek must meet the following attributes
  • A Master’s Degree or equivalent qualification in Sports Management or Business Administration.
  • Five (5) years’ experience in a senior management position. Knowledge of and exposure to the sporting environment is an added advantage.
  • Sound understanding of Business Administration including Strategic Management.
  • Demonstrable understanding of organisational engineering, financial and Marketing management
  • Demonstrates sound understanding of new trends in sport
  • Clean driver’s license. Defensive Driving certificate will be an added advantage
  • Excellent ICT skills, networking and people management skills

We offer an excellent working environment with lots of international exposure and opportunities for growth and development. Salary and other benefits will be revealed only to successful candidates.

Kindly address Applications to: website – www.hrmc.co.bw
Tel – +267 3951640
Closing Date: 07 October 2016

50107935   External Publication of Job Posting

Reference Code
Job title: Administrative and Finance Assistant

The African Union Established as a unique Pan African continental body is charged with spearheading Africa’s rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the peoples of Africa and African States as well as developing a New Partnership worldwide. Its Headquarters is located at Addis Ababa, Capital city of Ethiopia.
In seeking to achieve these objectives, the African Union intends to strengthen its capacity to deliver, by amongst others, the implementation of a new organizational structure and the filling of all vacant posts.
The AFRICAN UNION SPORTS COUNCIL (AUSC), a Specialized Technical Office of the African Union Commission under the Department of Social Affairs, responsible for implementation and delivery of all technical aspects of sport development and sport for development on the continent. The AUSC Secretariat is based in Yaoundé, Cameroon.
The Commission of the African Union invites applicants who are citizens of Member States for the post of Administrative and Finance Assistant.
Organization
Job title : Administrative and Finance Assistant Post level : GSA 5
Duty Station : Yaoundé, Cameroon Supervisor : Finance and Auditing Officer
Department
Working under direct supervision of the Finance Officer and Auditing Officer and overall supervision of the Executive Secretary, the Administrative and Finance Assistant shall perform the following tasks:
Duties and Responsibilities:

• Under the supervision of the Finance Officer performs accounting, Payroll, treasury, secretarial and administrative duties requiring the exercise of independent judgment;

• Reconcile and process for payment payroll related disbursements; • Input and verify payroll master file maintenance data; input, reconcile and update payroll;

• Performs administration in receiving, receipting, accounting for and custody of petty cash; keeps detailed account of all monies received by the Secretariat and prepares bank deposits and reconciles accounts with accounting personnel;

• Receives all visitors or calls for the AUSC Executive Secretary and AUSC Secretariat and handles questions on matters of a technical nature and directs others to appropriate staff members;

• Performs a variety of administrative duties for the Executive Secretary and processes payment requisitions for the Secretariat;

• Compiles, types and maintains department records; responds to technical questions from Sports Associations and Confederations, the public and other stake holders and gives them necessary information.

• Oversee all aspects of general office coordination and maintenance of the office calendar to coordinate work flow, appointments, meetings, travel and leave plans for project staff.

• Provide administrative support in accordance with the African Union Sport Development Office documentation and maintaining confidentiality in all aspects of Secretariat information.

• Undertake all administrative matters relating to organization of project meetings, seminars, workshops and conferences including securing and arranging meeting venues, participants’ travel, accommodation, per diem and other logistical arrangements.

• Assist the AUSC Executive Secretary and the AUSC Secretariat in timely preparation and finalization of relevant documents for meetings, seminars, workshops and conferences.

• Research, cost and undertake administrative action related to procurement of equipment and services including preparation of purchase requisitions and orders, related payment requests, monitoring and following up such requests.

• Arrange for the repair and maintenance of office equipment;

• Draft and finalise correspondence, reports and documents ensuring use of correct house style.

• Organise both incoming and outgoing correspondence including establishment of a physical and electronic log/registry system and filing;

• Maintain a database for co-operating partners and other contacts relevant to the project.

• Maintain a file on all contracts related to operations of the Secretariat;

• Receive all clients, vendors and visitors to the Secretariat.

• Prepare responses to correspondence containing routine inquiries in liaison with the senior AUSC Secretariat staff.

• Perform general administrative duties to include, but not limited to, copying, faxing,mailing and filing and minute taking during meetings.

• File and retrieve Secretariat documents, records and reports.

• Collect and maintain inventory of Secretariat equipment and supplies

• Liaise with relevant offices to ensure all advocacy and other reports related to the Secretariat are posted on the Secretariat’s website as appropriate.

• Liaise with the Secretariat’s Finance Officer in the preparation of salaries for staff and relevant administrative and financial matters.

• Maintain a record of project expenditures and assist Senior Secretariat staff in monitoring and implementing internal control procedures.

• Support staff in assigned Secretariat‐based work.

• Perform other duties as assigned by supervisors from time to time. • Knowledge of principles and practices of basic office management and organization.

• Knowledge of the basic principles and practices of bookkeeping.
Tasks
• Ability to work well either alone or as part of a team.

1. Education Qualifications and Experience Required
Degree in Management or Business Administration, Finance from a recognized educational institution; Knowledge of and experience on related payroll accounting/treasury experience, to include six (6) months of word processing, spreadsheet and OR any equivalent combination of education and experience; A higher qualification will be an added advantage; Good knowledge and practical use of Computer are mandatory A minimum of five (4) years relevant work experience in administrative and/or clerical work Experience in Office Management is mandatory.

2. Language requirement:
Proficiency in one of the African Union working languages (Arabic, English, French and Portuguese) is a must. Knowledge of other working languages would be an added advantage.
3. Tenure of appointment:
The appointment will be made on fixed term contract for a period of three (3) years, of which the first twelve months are considered probationary period. Thereafter, the contract will be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and deliverables.
4. Equal opportunity:
The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
5. Remuneration:
Indicative basic salary US$ 14,852.00 per annum (GSA 5 Step 1) plus other related entitlements e.g. post adjustment (48% of basic salary), housing allowance (US$ 13,248.00 per annum), education allowance (75% of tuition and other related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$7,800.00 per child per annum), etc. for internationally recruited staff of the Commission.
6. Application procedure:
The applications must be made through the AUC E-recruitment Website http://www.aucareers.org, not later than 13th October 2016.
Directorate of Administration and Human Resource Management African Union Commission P.O. Box 3243, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) Fax: 00251-11-5525840/5510430 E-mail: au-recruits@africa-union.org
Requirements
Regular (Long Duration)
Contract Type
Full-time
Employment Fraction
AUSC, Yaoundé
Branch

Closing date: 13.10.2016

50111281External Publication of Job Posting

Job Title: Accounts Assistant

The African Union, established as a unique Pan African continental body, is charged with spearheading Africa’s rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the peoples of Africa and African States as well as developing a new partnership worldwide. Its Headquarters is located in Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia.

In seeking to achieve this objective, the African Union intends to strengthen its capacity to deliver by, among others, the implementation of its organizational structure and the filling of all vacant posts.
The Commission of the African Union invites applicants who are citizens of Member States for the following position:
Organization
Job title: Accounts Assistant Grade: GSA5 Supervisor: Finance Officers. Directorate: Directorate of Programming, Budgeting, Finance and Accounting
Duty Station: Banjul, Gambia
Department
Under the supervision of the Finance Officers, the Assistant Accountant shall assist in the management and
Project
monitoring of AUC finances. His/ Her functions shall include helping to set up and maintain a professional system of financial accounting, records keeping and reporting to ensure an effective and transparent administration of funds.
Classifying, coding and posting of transactions into the Accounting Software;
Analyzing accounts and establishing correct balances;
Verifying the correctness and completeness of supplier invoices, contracts and orders before entering into the Accounting Software;
Assist in proper processing of fund transactions and in financial reports preparation, both for donors and internal management;
Assist in the process of ensuring that fund disbursements are made for expenditures indicated in the budget/ work plan for executing programmes/projects as specified.
Assist in budget drafting, monitoring and control.;
Perform any other relevant duty/ responsibility assigned.
Tasks
1. Qualification and Experience Requirement
A minimum of a recognized college Degree or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or other directly related disciplines.
2. Work Experience
At least 5 years of progressively responsible practical experience in Accounting, Finance and budgeting in a major Government, International or public sector organization.
3. OTHER RELEVANT SKILLS
– Financial management and analytical skills in a Donor funded environment; – Good interpersonal, report writing and communication skills; – Excellent computer skills with practical knowledge of and experience in accounting software’s.
4. Language Requirement
Proficiency in one of the African Union working languages. Knowledge of other working languages would be an added advantage.
5. Tenure of Appointment
The appointment will be made on a fixed term contract for a period of three (3) years, of which the first twelve months will be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract will be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance.
6. Least Representative Countries
Requirements
Candidates from the following least represented countries are encouraged to apply: Eritrea, Central African Republic, Cape Verde, Comoros, Congo (DRC), Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Liberia, Madagascar, Mauritania, Namibia, Sahrawi Arab Republic, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles and Somalia.
7. Gender Mainstreaming
The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
8. Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of US$ 14,852.00 per annum (GSA 5 Step 1) plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (46% of basic salary), Housing allowance ($ 10,598.40 per annum), education allowance (75% of tuition and other education related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$7,800.00 per child per annum), etc. for internationally recruited staff of the Commission.
Applications must be made through the AUC E-recruitment Website http://www.aucareers.org Not later than 21st October 2016.
Directorate of Administration and Human Resource Management African Union Commission
Regular (Long Duration)
Contract Type
Full-time
Employment Fraction
ACHPR, Banjul
Branch

 

50107938  External Publication of Job Posting

Job Title Administrative Assistant
The African Union Established as a unique Pan African continental body is charged with spearheading Africa’s rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the peoples of Africa and African States as well as developing a New Partnership worldwide. Its Headquarters is located at Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia.
In seeking to achieve these objectives, the African Union intends to strengthen its capacity to deliver, by amongst others, the implementation of a new organizational structure and the filling of all vacant posts.
The AFRICAN UNION SPORTS COUNCIL (AUSC), a Specialized Technical Office of the African Union Commission under the Department of Social Affairs, responsible for implementation and delivery of all technical aspects of sport development and sport for development on the continent. The AUSC Secretariat is based in Yaoundé, Cameroon. The Commission of the African Union invites applicants who are citizens of Member States for the post of Administrative Assistant.
Organization
Job title : Administrative Assistant Post level : GSA 5 Duty Station : Yaoundé, Cameroon Supervisor : Finance Officer
Department
Working under direct supervision of the Finance and Administrative Assistant and overall supervision of the Executive Secretary, the Administrative Assistant shall perform the following tasks:
• Analyze and maintain an overview of the work of the Division/Unit/Project to ensure that timely administrative support is provided in general and specialized areas;

• Assist international personnel visitors on general administrative matters, provide advice and ensure administrative support as required;

• Supervise clerical services for the Division/Unit/Project;

• Prepare and monitor the budget of the Centre and supply relevant information to Officers in charge of budget execution;

• Prepare correspondence, special reports, evaluation and justifications as required for general administrative tasks;

• Prepare meetings and follow-up of related decisions for the Division/Unit/Project

• Maintain policy, confidential and management records;

• Make travel arrangements for the Officers and perform liaison duties with partners;

• Prepare and participate in Departmental meetings and take minutes and/or notes of such meetings;

• Perform any other duties as may be assigned by Supervisors.
Tasks
1. Education Qualifications and Experience Required
Diploma in Management or Administration from a recognized educational institution. A higher qualification will be an added advantage Good knowledge and practical use of Computer are mandatory A minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience in administrative and/or clerical work Experience in Office Management is mandatory. Experience in Office Management is mandatory.
2. Language requirement:
Proficiency in one of the African Union working languages (Arabic, English, French and Portuguese) is a must. Knowledge of other working languages would be an added advantage.
3. Tenure of appointment:
The appointment will be made on fixed term contract for a period of three (3) years, of which the first twelve months are considered probationary period. Thereafter, the contract will be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and deliverables.
4. Equal opportunity:
The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
5. Remuneration:
Indicative basic salary US$ 14,852.00 per annum (GSA 5 Step 1) plus other related entitlements e.g. post adjustment (48% of basic salary), housing allowance (US$ 13,248.00 per annum), education allowance (75% of tuition and other related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$7,800.00 per child per
Requirements
annum), etc. for internationally recruited staff of the Commission.
6. Application procedure:
The applications must be made through the AUC E-recruitment Website http://www.aucareers.org, not later than 13th October 2016.
Directorate of Administration and Human Resource Management African Union Commission P.O. Box 3243, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) Fax: 00251-11-5525840/5510430 E-mail: au-recruits@africa-union.org
Regular (Long Duration)
Contract Type
Full-time
Employment Fraction
AUSC, Yaoundé
Branch

 

50111686External Publication of Job Posting
Job Title Administrative Assistant

The African Union, established as a unique Pan African continental body, is charged with spearheading Africa’s rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the peoples of Africa and African States as well as developing a new partnership worldwide. Its Headquarters is located in Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia.
In seeking to achieve this objective, the African Union intends to strengthen its capacity to deliver by, among others, the implementation of its organizational structure and the filling of all vacant posts.
The Commission of the African Union invites applicants who are citizens of Member States for the following position:
Organization
Job title : Administrative Assistant Post level : GSA 5 Duty Station : New York, United States of America
Department
• Analyze and maintain an overview of the work of the Division/Unit/Project to ensure that timely administrative support is provided in general and specialized areas;

• Assist international personnel visitors on general administrative matters, provide advice and ensure administrative support as required;

• Supervise clerical services for the Division/Unit/Project;
Tasks
• Prepare and monitor the budget of the Centre and supply relevant information to Officers in charge of budget execution;

• Prepare correspondence, special reports, evaluation and justifications as required for general administrative tasks;

• Prepare meetings and follow-up of related decisions for the Division/Unit/Project

• Maintain policy, confidential and management records;

• Make travel arrangements for the Officers and perform liaison duties with partners;

• Prepare and participate in Departmental meetings and take minutes and/or notes of such meetings;

• Perform any other duties as may be assigned by Supervisors.
1. Education Qualifications and Experience Required
• Diploma in Management or Administration from a recognized educational institution.

• A higher qualification will be an added advantage

• Good knowledge and practical use of Computer are mandatory

• A minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience in administrative and/or clerical work

• Experience in Office Management is mandatory.

• Language Requirement: Proficiency in one of the African Union working languages (English, French, Arabic or Portuguese). Knowledge of other working languages would be an added advantage.

• Experience in Office Management is mandatory.

2. Language Requirement
Applicants must be proficient in one of the African Union working languages. Knowledge of one more or several other working languages would be an added advantage.
3. Tenure of Appointment
The appointment will be made on fixed term contract for a period of three (3) years, of which the first twelve months be consider as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract will be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and deliverables.
4. Least Representative Countries
Candidates from the following least represented countries are encouraged to apply: Eretria, Central African Republic, Cape Verde, Comoros, Congo (DRC), Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Liberia, Mauritania, Namibia, Sahrawi Arab Republic, Madagascar, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles and Somalia.
5. Gender Mainstreaming The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
6. Remuneration Indicative basic salary of US$ 14,852.00 (GSA5 Step 1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (56% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$ 17,884.80 (per annum), education allowance (75% of tuition and other education related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$7,800.00 per child per annum), etc. for internationally recruited staff of the Commission.
Applications must be made through the AUC E-recruitment Website http://www.aucareers.org not later than 21st October 2016.
Requirements
Directorate of Administration and Human Resource Management African Union Commission
Regular (Long Duration)
Contract Type
Full-time
Employment Fraction
New York Office
Branch

 

50111690External Publication of Job Posting
Job Posting Title: Administrative Assistant
Reference Codero184
Administrative Assistant
Job Title
The African Union, established as a unique Pan African continental body, is charged with spearheading Africa’s rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the peoples of Africa and African States as well as developing a new partnership worldwide. Its Headquarters is located in Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia.
In seeking to achieve this objective, the African Union intends to strengthen its capacity to deliver by, among others, the implementation of its organizational structure and the filling of all vacant posts.
The Commission of the African Union invites applicants who are citizens of Member States for the following position:
Organization
Job title: Administrative Assistant
Post level: GSA5 (Step 1)
Department: Infrastructure and Energy
Duty Station: Algiers, Algeria
Department
• Analyze and maintain an overview of the work of the Division/Unit/Project to ensure that timely administrative support is provided in general and specialized areas;

• Assist international personnel visitors on general administrative matters, provide advice and ensure administrative support as required;

• Supervise clerical services for the Division/Unit/Project;

• Prepare and monitor the budget of the Centre and supply relevant information to Officers in charge of budget execution;

• Prepare correspondence, special reports, evaluation and justifications as required for general administrative tasks;

• Prepare meetings and follow-up of related decisions for the Division/Unit/Project

• Maintain policy, confidential and management records;

• Make travel arrangements for the Officers and perform liaison duties with partners; • Prepare and participate in Departmental meetings and take minutes and/or notes of such meetings;

• Perform any other duties as may be assigned by Supervisors.
Tasks
1. Education Qualifications and Experience Required
• Diploma in Management or Administration from a recognized educational institution.

• A higher qualification will be an added advantage

• Good knowledge and practical use of Computer are mandatory

• A minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience in administrative and/or clerical work

• Experience in Office Management is mandatory.

• Language Requirement: Proficiency in one of the African Union working languages (English, French, Arabic or Portuguese). Knowledge of other working languages would be an added advantage.

• Experience in Office Management is mandatory.

2. Language Requirement
Applicants must be proficient in one of the African Union working languages. Knowledge of one more or several other working languages would be an added advantage.
3. Tenure of Appointment
The appointment will be made on fixed term contract for a period of three (3) years, of which the first twelve months be consider as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract will be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and deliverables.
4. Least Representative Countries
Candidates from the following least represented countries are encouraged to apply: Eretria, Central African Republic, Cape Verde, Comoros, Congo (DRC), Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Liberia, Mauritania, Namibia, Sahrawi Arab Republic, Madagascar, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles and Somalia.
5. Gender Mainstreaming The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
6. Remuneration Indicative basic salary of US$ 14,852.00 (GSA5 Step 1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post
Requirements
adjustment (48% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$ 13,248.00 (per annum), education allowance (75% of tuition and other education related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$7,800.00 per child per annum), etc. for internationally recruited staff of the Commission.
Applications must be made through the AUC E-recruitment Website http://www.aucareers.org not later than 21st October 2016.
Directorate of Administration and Human Resource Management African Union Commission
Regular (Long Duration)
Contract Type
Full-time
Employment Fraction
AFREC, Algiers
Branch

 

50111664External Publication of Job Posting
Job Posting TitleAgricultural Economist

Reference Code: nro167
Agricultural Economist
Job Title
The African Union, established as a unique Pan African continental body, is charged with spearheading Africa’s rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the peoples of Africa and African states as well as developing a new partnership worldwide. Its Headquarters is located at Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia.
Organization
Job title: Agricultural Economist
Grade: P3
Department: Directorate of Rural Economy and Agriculture
Supervisor: Coordinator Duty Station: Conakry, Guinea
Department
Under the supervision of the AU / BCI International Coordinator, the Agro-Economist Officer is responsible for the following:
a. Analysis of policy and institutional strategies to promote at the regional level integrated and sustainable management and protection of natural resources;
Tasks
b. Monitoring and evaluation of on-going projects within the framework of the Regional Program in the fields of integrated management and protection of natural resources and sustainable livelihoods;
c. Participate in and eventually lead activities of enhancement of regional collaboration in the countries covered by the Program;
d. Participate in the establishment and monitoring of a Regional Natural Resource Observatory;
e. Participate in and eventually lead the organization and service of regional workshops, seminars and coordination meetings;
f. Participate in and eventually lead the identification and preparation of projects in the fields of natural resources management, land degradation control, forestry, agriculture and in community development for poverty alleviation; assist in the identification of partners and funding opportunities;
g. Produce and submit periodic reports on activities and specific missions;
h. Perform any other duties that may be assigned.
1. Qualifications and Work Experience Required:
Candidate must have at least a Masters or equivalent degree in Agricultural Economics or Economics, with specialization in natural resources management.
Candidate must have at least 8 years of progressively relevant experience of which 3 years should be in a senior management position.
Candidates with first university degree will be considered provided they have at least ten (10) years continuous relevant work experience of which five (5) years must be at supervisory level
2. Other Relevant skills

• Must be computer literate;
• Working knowledge of policy analysis on issues of relevance to environment and natural resources management; development and program/project management, implementation and monitoring;
• Management experience, excellent interpersonal skills, ability to organize and motivate others, and to work in a multi-cultural environment;
• Excellent drafting and reporting skills;
• Good communication and negotiation skills;
• Good planning and organizational skills.
3. Language
Proficiency in one of the African Union working languages. Knowledge of one or several other working language (s) would be an added value.
Requirements
4. Tenure of Appointment
The appointment will be made on a fixed term contract for a period of three (3) years, of with the first twelve months will be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract shall be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and deliverables.
5. Least Representative Countries:
Candidates from the following least represented countries are encouraged to apply: Eritrea, Central African Republic, Cape Verde, Comoros, Congo (DRC), Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Liberia, Madagascar, Mauritania, Namibia, Sahrawi Arab Republic, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles and Somalia.
6. Gender Mainstreaming
The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
7. Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of US$ 35,300.00 per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (58% of basic salary), Housing allowance ($17,222.40 per annum), education allowance (75% of tuition and other education related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$7,800.00 per child per annum), etc. for internationally recruited staff of the Commission.
Applications must be made through the AUC E-recruitment Website
http://www.aucareers.org not later than 21st October 2016
Directorate of Administration and Human Resource Management
African Union Commission
Regular (Long Duration)
Contract Type
Full-time
Employment Fraction
Fouta Djallon, Conakry Office
Branch

 

50114452External Publication of Job Posting
Job Title Applications Development Coordinator

The African Union, established as a unique Pan African continental body, is charged with spearheading Africa’s rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the peoples of Africa and African States as well as developing a new partnership worldwide. Its Headquarters is located in Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia.
In seeking to achieve these objectives, the African Union intends to strengthen its capacity to deliver by, among others, the implementation of new organization structure and the filling of vacant posts. The Commission of the African Union invites applications from citizens of Member States for a position of in the Directorate of Administration and Human Resources Management.
Organization
Post title: Applications Development Coordinator Post level: P2 (Step 5) Department: Directorate of Administration and Human Resources Management Supervisor: SAP Administrator Duty station: Addis Ababa
Department
The Applications Development Coordinator shall assist the Head of ERP and Applications Unit in supervising and coordinating all activities related to Software Development and enhancements for all non-ERP applications. He / She shall be responsible for System Analysis & Design, Development, Enhancements, Applications
Project
administration, Applications maintenance, Quality Assurance, Training, Technical support and ensuring efficient support services to the Applications Clientele in the organization.
• Takes the lead role in coordinating, supervising and planning the delivery of software development related solutions that meet the varied needs of the business users.

• Line management and personal development of a team of highly skilled developers and analysts.
• Managing the delivery of multiple complex simultaneous system development projects from design through to release
• Capable of understanding and contributing to the technical solution from design through to code level
• Working closely with developers and Business Analysts to produce accurate delivery estimates and manage the transition from analysis through to design and delivery
• Provide regular and effective progress updates to and work closely with stakeholders to ensure the management of any delivery risks or issues.
• Ensure awareness, involvement and support from the key stakeholders and participants by building strong project teams and maintaining robust communication on the project status throughout its life cycle
• Participate in reviews and meetings and provide updates on project progress Take responsibility for ensuring that risks and issues are identified and managed closely and drive all stakeholders to deliver on time and to the required quality standards
• Work closely with relevant teams internally to ensure alignment and coordination across operations as part of the seamless implementation of existing and new systems
• Contributing to post implementation reviews helping to demonstrate success or otherwise of projects
• Participate with senior staffs in assessing new ICT policies, procedures, and practices for Information Systems.
• Improves systems by studying current practices; designing modifications.
• Defines project requirements by identifying project milestones, phases, and elements; forming project team; establishing project budget.
• Monitors project progress by tracking activity; resolving problems; publishing progress reports; recommending actions.
• Provides references for users by writing and maintaining user documentation; providing help desk support; training users.
• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating
Tasks
in professional societies.
• Provide guidance to junior staff.
• Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
1. Education Qualifications, Experience and Skills
• Advanced University degree in software engineering or a related field (such as information management, electronic engineering or computer science). A first university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
• A minimum of 5 years of working experience in application development in a large and complex IT enterprise environment. These should include requirements analysis, system design, coding, testing and Project Management.
• Experience with the formulation and delivery of IT projects and IT Service management using methodologies like Prince2 and ITIL. Certificate in Prince2 and ITIL would be an added advantage.
2. Other Skills
• Excellent interpersonal, report writing and communication skills;
• Experience in both architecture and implementation-level software design
• Experience in the development of software using C#, .Net and SQL Server technologies
• Excellent knowledge of Microsoft products ( Windows Server, SharePoint, lync, SQL Server, IIS)
• Excellent knowledge of the workings of international organizations;
• Capacity to work under pressure in a multicultural environment;
• Excellent drafting and report writing skills
• Good planning and organizational skills.
3. Language Requirement
Working proficiency in one of the African Union working languages is a requirement. Proficiency in one or several of the African Union’s other working languages would be an added advantage.
4. Tenure of Appointment
The appointment will be made on fixed term contract for a period of one (1) year. A further one year contract may be offered subject to the requirements of the negotiations and satisfactory performance and deliverables. An additional one year extension thereafter may be possible should the negotiations require this, the funding be available and subject to the incumbent’s satisfactory performance and deliverables.
Requirements
5. Gender Mainstreaming
The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
6. Remuneration
The salary attached to the position is an annual lump-sum of US$ 72,033.93 (P2 Step 5) inclusive of all allowances for internationally recruited staff and US$ 60,430.34inclusive of all allowances for locally recruited staff. Applications must be made through the AUC E-recruitment Website http://www.aucareers.org not later than 23 October 2016.
Directorate of Administration and Human Resource Management African Union Commission
Fixed Term Contract
Contract Type
Full-time
Employment Fraction
Headquaters
Branch

 

50111582External Publication of Job Posting
Job TitleBilingual Secretary

The African Union, established as a unique Pan African continental body, is charged with spearheading Africa’s rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the peoples of Africa and African States as well as developing a new partnership worldwide. Its Headquarters is located in Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia. In seeking to achieve this objective, the African Union intends to strengthen its capacity to deliver by, among others, the implementation of its organizational structure and the filling of all vacant posts.
Organization
Job title: Bilingual Secretary Grade: GSA4 (Step 1) Directorate: African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights Duty Station: The Gambia, Banjul
Department
The major duties and responsibilities of the Bilingual Secretary are as follows:
• Type and proof read documents, reports, correspondences, messages, queries, etc as may be required by assigned supervisors;
• Draft responses to routine correspondences for the signature of the supervisors;
Tasks
• Receive guests/visitors/staff and provide them with basic information on relevant issues and procedures;
• Maintain a proper filing and recording system for all incoming and outgoing correspondes and documents;
• Answer and screen telephone calls/E-mail messages and ensure follow up with supervisors and partners;
• Keep an up to date diary of appointments for supervisors and other senior staff of the division;
• Keep equipment in use in good condition and report on defects for maintenance and other necessary action;
• Provide day to day routine administrative supports to various work units of the assigned Department / Division / Units
• Perform reception services where required
• Perform any other relevant duty/responsibility assigned.
1. Qualifications and Experience Required
• A minimum of Diploma in secretarial since plus A higher qualification will be an added advantage;
• Typing Speed: 50 words per minutes.
• Excellent secretarial and office management skills.
• A minimum of 5 years of relevant secretarial experience in a Government, public sector or international organization.
2. Other relevant skills
a. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills b. Good Knowledge of the workings of international organizations c. Capacity to work under pressure and in a multicultural environment d. Excellent Computer literacy e. Good planning and organizational skills
3. Language requirement
Proficiency (read, write, speak) in two of the African Union working languages. Knowledge of one or more of the other working languages would be an added advantage.
4. Tenure of Appointment:
The appointment will be made on a fixed term contract for a period of three (3) years, of with the first twelve months will be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract shall be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and deliverables.
Requirements
5. Least Representative Countries:
Candidates from the following least represented countries are encouraged to apply: Eritrea, Central African Republic, Cape Verde, Comoros, Congo (DRC), Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Liberia, Madagascar, Mauritania, Namibia, Sahrawi Arab Republic, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles and Somalia.
6. Gender Mainstreaming:
The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
7. Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of US$ 12,096.00 per annum (GSA 4 Step 1) plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (46% of basic salary), Housing allowance ($10,598.40 per annum), education allowance (75% of tuition and other education related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$7,800.00 per child per annum), etc. for internationally recruited staff of the Commission.
Applications must be made through the AUC E-recruitment Website http://www.aucareers.org Not later than 21st October 2016
Directorate of Administration and Human Resource Management African Union Commission
Regular (Long Duration)
Contract Type
Full-time
Employment Fraction
ACHPR, Banjul
Branch

 

 

50111592External Publication of Job Post(Local)
Cleaner local
Job Title
The African Union, established as a unique Pan African continental body, is charged with spearheading Africa’s rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the peoples of Africa and African States as well as developing a new partnership worldwide. Its Headquarters is located in Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia. In seeking to achieve this objective, the African Union intends to strengthen its capacity to deliver by, among others, the implementation of its organizational structure and the filling of all vacant posts.
Organization
Job title: Cleaner Grade: GSB6 (Step 1) Directorate: African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights
As this is a local position, applicants must be holders of valid residence and work permits of the duty station Duty Station: The Gambia, Banjul
Department
1. Perform functions as required, including cooking and serving food.
2. Keep kitchens, dining areas clean, organised and presentable.
3. Assist with shopping for the household.
Tasks
4. Keep rooms, kitchens, toilets and the yard clean and hygienic.
5. Maintain and clean all cleaning equipment utilised.
6. Perform laundry, washing and ironing and organising the wardrobes.
7. Perform cleaning functions as required, including sweeping, dusting, vacuum-cleaning and polishing of floors, furniture, walls, doors, windows and carpets etc.
1. Language requirement
Proficiency in one of the African Union working languages. Knowledge of one or several other working language (s) would be an added value.
2. Tenure of Appointment:
The appointment will be made on a fixed term contract for a period of three (3) years, of with the first twelve months will be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract shall be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and deliverables.
3. Gender Mainstreaming:
The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
4. Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of US$ 5,686.00 per annum GSB6 (Step 1) for locally recruited staff of the Commission.
Applications must be made through the AUC E-recruitment Website http://www.aucareers.org Not later than 21st October 2016
Directorate of Administration and Human Resource Management African Union Commission
Requirements
Regular (Long Duration)
Contract Type
Full-time
Employment Fraction
ACHPR, Banjul
Branch

 

50111598External Publication of Job Posting
Job TitleCleaner (Local)

The African Union, established as a unique Pan African continental body, is charged with spearheading Africa’s rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the peoples of Africa and African States as well as developing a new partnership worldwide. Its Headquarters is located in Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia. In seeking to achieve this objective, the African Union intends to strengthen its capacity to deliver by, among others, the implementation of its organizational structure and the filling of all vacant posts.
Organization
Job title: Cleaner Grade: GSB6 (Step 1) Duty Station: New York, United States of America
As this is a local position, applicants must be holders of valid residence and work permits of the duty station
Department
1. Perform functions as required, including cooking and serving food.
2. Keep kitchens, dining areas clean, organised and presentable.
3. Assist with shopping for the household.
4. Keep rooms, kitchens, toilets and the yard clean and hygienic.
Tasks
5. Maintain and clean all cleaning equipment utilised.
6. Perform laundry, washing and ironing and organising the wardrobes.
7. Perform cleaning functions as required, including sweeping, dusting, vacuum-cleaning and polishing of floors, furniture, walls, doors, windows and carpets etc.
1. Language requirement
Proficiency in one of the African Union working languages. Knowledge of one or several other working language (s) would be an added value.
2. Tenure of Appointment:
The appointment will be made on a fixed term contract for a period of three (3) years, of with the first twelve months will be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract shall be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and deliverables.
3. Gender Mainstreaming:
The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
4. Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of US$ 5,686.00 per annum GSB6 (Step 1) for locally recruited staff of the Commission.
Applications must be made through the AUC E-recruitment Website http://www.aucareers.org Not later than21st Octo ber 2016
Directorate of Administration and Human Resource Management African Union Commission
Requirements
Regular (Long Duration)
Contract Type
Full-time
Employment Fraction
New York Office
Branch

 

50111602External Publication of Job Posting
Job Title:Cleaner (Local)

The African Union, established as a unique Pan African continental body, is charged with spearheading Africa’s rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the peoples of Africa and African States as well as developing a new partnership worldwide. Its Headquarters is located in Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia. In seeking to achieve this objective, the African Union intends to strengthen its capacity to deliver by, among others, the implementation of its organizational structure and the filling of all vacant posts.
Organization
Job title: Cleaner Grade: GSB6 (Step 1) Duty Station: Debrizet,Ethiopia
As this is a local position, applicants must be holders of valid residence and work permits of the duty station
Department
1. Perform functions as required, including cooking and serving food.
2. Keep kitchens, dining areas clean, organised and presentable.
3. Assist with shopping for the household.
4. Keep rooms, kitchens, toilets and the yard clean and hygienic.
Tasks
5. Maintain and clean all cleaning equipment utilised.
6. Perform laundry, washing and ironing and organising the wardrobes.
7. Perform cleaning functions as required, including sweeping, dusting, vacuum-cleaning and polishing of floors, furniture, walls, doors, windows and carpets etc.
1. Language requirement
Proficiency in one of the African Union working languages. Knowledge of one or several other working language (s) would be an added value.
2. Tenure of Appointment:
The appointment will be made on a fixed term contract for a period of three (3) years, of with the first twelve months will be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract shall be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and deliverables.
3. Gender Mainstreaming:
The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
4. Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of US$ 5,686.00 per annum GSB6 (Step 1) for locally recruited staff of the Commission.
Applications must be made through the AUC E-recruitment Website http://www.aucareers.org Not later than 21st October 2016
Directorate of Administration and Human Resource Management African Union Commission
Requirements
Regular (Long Duration)
Contract Type
Full-time
Employment Fraction
PANVAC, Debrezeit
Branch

 

 

50111608External Publication of Job Posting
Job Title: Cleaner (local)

The African Union, established as a unique Pan African continental body, is charged with spearheading Africa’s rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the peoples of Africa and African States as well as developing a new partnership worldwide. Its Headquarters is located in Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia. In seeking to achieve this objective, the African Union intends to strengthen its capacity to deliver by, among others, the implementation of its organizational structure and the filling of all vacant posts.
Organization
Job title: Cleaner Grade: GSB6 (Step 1) Duty Station: Ouagadougou,Burkina Faso
As this is a local position, applicants must be holders of valid residence and work permits of the duty station
Department
1. Perform functions as required, including cooking and serving food.
2. Keep kitchens, dining areas clean, organised and presentable.
3. Assist with shopping for the household.
4. Keep rooms, kitchens, toilets and the yard clean and hygienic.
Tasks
5. Maintain and clean all cleaning equipment utilised.
6. Perform laundry, washing and ironing and organising the wardrobes.
7. Perform cleaning functions as required, including sweeping, dusting, vacuum-cleaning and polishing of floors, furniture, walls, doors, windows and carpets etc.
1. Language requirement
Proficiency in one of the African Union working languages. Knowledge of one or several other working language (s) would be an added value.
2. Tenure of Appointment:
The appointment will be made on a fixed term contract for a period of three (3) years, of with the first twelve months will be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract shall be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and deliverables.
3. Gender Mainstreaming:
The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
4. Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of US$ 5,686.00 per annum GSB6 (Step 1) for locally recruited staff of the Commission.
Applications must be made through the AUC E-recruitment Website http://www.aucareers.org Not later than 21st October 2016
Directorate of Administration and Human Resource Management African Union Commission
Requirements
Regular (Long Duration)
Contract Type
Full-time
Employment Fraction
SAFGRAD, Ouagadougou
Branch

 

50111614External Publication of Job Posting

Cleaner: Job Title (local)
The African Union, established as a unique Pan African continental body, is charged with spearheading Africa’s rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the peoples of Africa and African States as well as developing a new partnership worldwide. Its Headquarters is located in Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia. In seeking to achieve this objective, the African Union intends to strengthen its capacity to deliver by, among others, the implementation of its organizational structure and the filling of all vacant posts.
Organization
Job title: Cleaner Grade: GSB6 (Step 1) Duty Station: Niamey, Niger
As this is a local position, applicants must be holders of valid residence and work permits of the duty station
Department
1. Perform functions as required, including cooking and serving food.
2. Keep kitchens, dining areas clean, organised and presentable.
3. Assist with shopping for the household.
Tasks
4. Keep rooms, kitchens, toilets and the yard clean and hygienic.
5. Maintain and clean all cleaning equipment utilised.
6. Perform laundry, washing and ironing and organising the wardrobes.
7. Perform cleaning functions as required, including sweeping, dusting, vacuum-cleaning and polishing of floors, furniture, walls, doors, windows and carpets etc.
1. Language requirement
Proficiency in one of the African Union working languages. Knowledge of one or several other working language (s) would be an added value.
2. Tenure of Appointment:
The appointment will be made on a fixed term contract for a period of three (3) years, of with the first twelve months will be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract shall be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and deliverables.
3. Gender Mainstreaming:
The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
4. Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of US$ 5,686.00 per annum GSB6 (Step 1) for locally recruited staff of the Commission.
Applications must be made through the AUC E-recruitment Website http://www.aucareers.org Not later than 21st October 2016
Directorate of Administration and Human Resource Management African Union Commission
Requirements
Regular (Long Duration)
Contract Type
Full-time
Employment Fraction
CELHTO, Niamey
Branch

 

50111809External Publication of Job Posting
Job title:Clerk (Local)

The African Union, established as a unique Pan African continental body, is charged with spearheading Africa’s rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the peoples of Africa and African States as well as developing a new partnership worldwide. Its Headquarters is located in Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia. In seeking to achieve this objective, the African Union intends to strengthen its capacity to deliver by, among others, the implementation of its organizational structure and the filling of all vacant posts.
Organization
Job title: Clerk Grade: GSA3 (Step 1) Supervisor: Coordinator Directorate: Human Resource Science & Technology Department Duty Station: Lagos, Nigeria
As this is a local position, applicants must be holders of valid residence and work permits of the duty station
Department
To ensure that all correspondences are recorded and filed appropriately for retrieval.
Project
• Keep a register of all out-going and in-coming mail in all working languages;
Tasks
• Ensure proper handling of in-coming and out-going correspondence;
• Ensure timely dispatch of all out-going mail;
• Maintain a proper filing and recording system of all communication including reports of the Department;
• File copies of all out-going mail according to Departments;
• Perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisors
MEASURES OF PERFORMANCE:
• Proper filing/recording system of out-going and in-coming mail maintained.
• Proper handling of communications.
2.Qualifications and Experience Required
• Candidates must have a minimum of “A” Level, 12th Grade or its equivalent or Certificate in Records Management. A higher qualification will be an added advantage.
• Candidates must have a minimum of five (5) years of work experience in clerical or secretarial duties.
• Good command of one of the AU working languages. A working knowledge of any other AU working language will be an added advantage.
• Competence in the use of standard software used in the Commission such as MS Word, Excel, Access.
• Ability to work in a team.
3.Language requirement
Proficiency in one of the African Union working languages. Knowledge of one or several other working language (s) would be an added value.
4. Tenure of Appointment:
The appointment will be made on a fixed term contract for a period of three (3) years, of with the first twelve months will be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract shall be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and deliverables.
5. Gender Mainstreaming:
The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
6. Remuneration
Requirements
Indicative basic salary of US$ 10,435.00 per annum GSA3 (Step 1) plus other related entitlements for locally recruited staff of the Commission e.g. dependents (spouse and children) allowance and education allowance (75% of tuition and other education related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$ 2520.00).
Applications must be made through the AUC E-recruitment Website http://www.aucareers.org Not later than 21 October 2016.
Directorate of Administration and Human Resource Management African Union Commission
Regular (Long Duration)
Contract Type
Full-time
Employment Fraction
STRC, Abuja
Branch

50111670External Publication of Job Posting
Job Posting Title: Data Management, Information and Communications Officer

The African Union, established as a unique Pan African continental body, is charged with spearheading Africa’s rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the peoples of Africa and African States as well as developing a new partnership worldwide. Its Headquarters is located in Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia.
In seeking to achieve these objectives, the African Union intends to strengthen its capacity to deliver by, among others, the implementation of new organization structure and the filling of vacant posts.
The Commission of the African Union invites applicants who are citizens of Member States for the regular position of Data Management, Information and Communications Officer.
Organization
Job Title: Data Management, Information and Communications Officer Grade: P2 Supervisor: Director – AU-IBAR Directorate: Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, Environment and Natural Resources (DREA) Duty Station: AU-IBAR, Nairobi, Kenya
Department
Developing and maintaining a comprehensive database of IBAR and project contacts with an interface to the messaging system
Tasks
b. Developing and maintaining a knowledge management system that will ensure retention of IBAR’s basic statistics such as disbursements c. Developing and maintaining knowledge management system that will ensure retention of IBAR’s institutional memory d. Liaising with IT staff to create document repository databases in various technical product formats e. Liaising with project staff to generate content for periodicals such as an internal news bulleting and a daily media monitoring digest f. Editorial and layout support for publications of IBAR project reports and Power Point presentations g. Copywiriting of IBR information material such corporate and project brochures and posters which form a prime external communications tool of the organization, using MS-Publisher and/or Corel Draw h. Facilitate media outreach, including the maintenance of media contact databases and provide qualitative feedback report i. Work closely with printers and translators for efficient implementation and quality assurance j. Ensure consistency across the organization and its projects (layout, design, content) k. Initiate and sustain professional relationships with key constituencies to promote IBAR l. Promote participation in and use of web activities, take into account user feedback and technical development and the needs of IBAR m. Copywiriting and publicizing IBAR priority issues and major events on au-ibar.org the primary external communications tool of the organizations, using multimedia and dynamic content n. Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisors.
1. Educational Qualifications Advanced university degree in communications, journalism, information management, and other related field of work a. A relevant combination of academic qualifications and expertise. b. Msc. degree is an added advantage
2. Qualifications and Experience Required:
• A University degree in communications, journalism, information management, and other related field of work. A relevant combination of academic qualifications and expertise. A Higher Qualification will be an added advantage.

• Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in a similar field. Experience in an international work environment is desirable
3. Other Relevant Skills:
a. Professionalism: Proven expertise in animal production science, policy formulation and advocacy related to animal production and sustainable development; demonstrated in-depth technical knowledge and proven analytical skills on issues related to animal production and sustainable development b. Planning and organizing. Proven ability to plan and organize work within a project; ability to make timely decisions c. Communication. Effective written, oral and presentation skills, particularly the ability to present information in a concise and accurate manner; the ability to develop consensus among people with varying points of view d. Teamwork. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds and respect for diversity e. Judgment/Decision-making. Good judgment and initiative, imagination and resourcefulness, energy and tact; the ability to ensure an effective work structure to maximize productivity and achieve the Unit’s goals f. Well-developed computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheet and applications and use of
Requirements
the Internet are required.
4. Language Requirement:
Proficiency in one of the African Union working languages. Proficiency of one or several other working language (s) would be an added advantage.
5. Tenure of Appointment:
The appointment will be made on fixed term contract for a period of three (3) years, of which the first twelve months be consider as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract will be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and deliverables.
6. Least Representative Countries:
Candidates from the following least represented countries are encouraged to apply: Eretria, Central African Republic, Cape Verde, Comoros, Congo (DRC), Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Liberia, Mauritania, Namibia, Sahrawi Arab Republic, SaoTome and Principe, Seychelles and Somalia
7. Gender Mainstreaming:
The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
8. Remuneration:
Indicative basic salary of US$ 29,287.00 per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (42% of basic salary), Housing allowance 17,222.40 per annum), education allowance (75% of tuition and other education related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$7,800.00 per child per annum), etc for internationally recruited staff of the Commission.
Applications must be made through the AUC E-recruitment Website http://www.aucareers.org not later than 21st October 2016
Directorate of Administration and Human Resource Management African Union Commission
Regular (Long Duration)
Contract Type
Full-time
Employment Fraction
IBAR, Nairobi
Branch

50111694External Publication of Job Posting
Job Title Data Processing Operator

The African Union, established as a unique Pan African continental body, is charged with spearheading Africa’s rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the peoples of Africa and African states as well as developing a new partnership worldwide. Its Headquarters is located at Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia.
In seeking to achieve this objective, the African Union intends to strengthen its capacity to deliver by, among others, the implementation of its organizational structure and the filling of all vacant posts. The Commission of the African Union invites applicants who are citizens of Member States for the post of System Analyst (P2), African Centre for Studies and Research on Terrorism, Algiers, Algeria.
Organization
Job Title: Data Processing Operator Grade: GSA5 Supervisor: Analysts, Database and Documentation Unit, ACSRT Duty Station: Algiers, Algeria Department: Peace and Security Directorate Division: Research on Terrorism (ACSRT) Department: African Centre for Studies and Research on Terrorism (ACSRT)
Department
Reporting to the Analyst within the Database & Documentation Unit, the Data Processing Operator will undertake the following duties and responsibilities:

• Feed, input and maintain the Databases of the Centre

• Research on open sources the internet, the different medias as well as the documentation fond of the Centre

• Management of the Data Centre Secretariat

• Participation in the dynamic of the Situation room

• Ensure and protect the confidentiality of the activities of the Centre

• Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor (s).
Tasks
1. Educational Qualification and Work Experience Required
• Candidate must have a minimum of an Advanced Diploma in Website Administration. A University Degree in a related field would be an Added advantage.

• Candidate must have a minimum of five (5) years of professional,

• progressive experience in data processing and Information Security:
2. Other Relevant Skills
• Excellent skills in information processing;

• Experience with quantitative analysis tools and tools for Data

• Treatment and Processing (Data Ware Housing and Data Mining) • Effective verbal and written communications, including active

• listening skills and skill in presenting findings and recommendations

• Excellent ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

• Excellent ability to get to grips with new databases/applications in a limited time frame Professional image with exceptional verbal/written

• communication skills, editing skills, project management, organizational, interpersonal and time management skills; Action-oriented, high initiative, good problem-solving skills, and independent thinking

3. Language Requirement
Proficiency in one of the African Union working languages. Proficiency of two or more of the other working language(s) would be an added value.
4. Tenure of Appointment
The appointment will be made on a fixed term contract for a period of three (3) years, of which the first twelve months shall be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract shall be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and deliverables.
5. Least Representative Countries
Candidates from the following least represented countries are encouraged to apply: Eretria, Central African Republic, Cape Verde, Comoros, Congo (DRC), Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Liberia, Mauritania, Namibia, Sahrawi Arab Republic, SaoTome and Principe, Seychelles and Somalia.
6. Gender Mainstreaming
Requirements
The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
7. Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of US$ 14,852.00 (GSA5 Step 1) per annum plus other related entitlements-e.g. Post adjustment (48% of basic salary), Housing allowance ($13,248.00 per annum), education allowance (75% of tuition and other education related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$7,800.00 per child per annum), etc. for internationally recruited staff of the Commission.
Applications must be made through the AUC E-recruitment Website http://www.aucareers.org not later than 21 October 2016.
Directorate of Administration and Human Resources Management African Union Commission
Full-time
Employment Fraction
ACSRT, Algiers
Branch

 

50066022External Publication of Job Posting

Job TitleDirector, Peace and Security

The African Union, established as a unique Pan African continental body, is charged with spearheading Africa’s rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the peoples of Africa and African States as well as developing a new partnership worldwide. Its Headquarters is located in Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia.
In seeking to achieve these objectives, the African Union intends to strengthen its capacity to deliver by, among others, the implementation of new organization structure and the filling of regular and short-term vacant posts.
The Commission of the African Union invites applicants who are citizens of Member States for the short-term post of Director, Peace and Security in the Department of Peace and Security of the African Union Commission.
Least Representative Countries:
Candidates from the following least represented countries at the African Union Commission are encouraged to apply: Angola, Central African Republic, Cape Verde, Comoros, Congo (DRC), Eretria Equatorial Guinea, Guinea (Rep), Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Madagascar, Namibia, Sahrawi Arab Republic, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles , Somalia and South Sudan.
Organization
Job Title: Director, Peace and Security Grade: D1 Supervisor: Commissioner for Peace and Security. Duty Station: Ethiopia, Addis Ababa
Department
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Strategic, political and operational advice and management
i. Provide strategic advice on peace and security matters in Africa to the Commissioner for Peace and Security and the Chairperson of the African Union Commission ii. Contribute to the management of conflicts and crisis situations across the African Continent iii. Develop overarching strategies and provide political and strategic direction to African Union-led operations, including substantive guidance to those operations on policy and operational issues iv. Contribute to outreach of AU’s peace and Security agenda v. To particularly oversee and ensure effective execution of activities of the AU Agenda 2063 Flagship projects in the field of Peace and Security

Political analysis with Peace and Security issues/challenges i. Identify, analyze and monitor developments and emerging issues with respect to the implementation of African Peace and Security Architecture and others African Union peace Instruments ii. Assess implications, make recommendations to the Commissioner for Peace and Seccurity and to the African Union Leadership as well as Members of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union on possible strategies, policies and other measures to address issues of concern and to advance mandated and assigned objectives. iii. Provide strategic guidance to the components in the Peace and Secuirty Department.
Reporting and Information Management i. Ensure regular, timely and high quality reporting to the African Union Leadership and the Peace and Security Council on developments and issues pertaining to the mandate. ii. Review inputs and reports of the Department to ensure synergy and complementarity in the implementation of the Union’s mandate. iii. Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with all stakeholders involving in peace and security matters in Africa including the UN DPKO, DFS and other national and international partners on coordination and peace and security policy matters.
Planning, Coordination and Facilitation i. Liaising /Coordinating with the UN, RECs/RMs and other international organization on matters related to Peace and Security in Africa. ii. Ensure adequate support to relevant decision making organs on peace and security related matters / Coordinate and maintain good working relations with other Departments/Directorates/Offices of the Commission and other Agencies of the African Union; iii. Develop and maintain appropriate working relations with partners of the African Union, in the fields of Peace and Security.
Leadership and mamangement responsibilities i. Ensure overall quality and timeliness of the services and solutions providesd by the Department ii. Manage the Department, set goals and determine priorities, ensure a cohesive effort, reallocate resources as needed, appraise performance, promote and facilitate staff development and training, including ensuring compliance with mandatory training; iii. Act as Officer-in-Charge of the Department in the absence of the Commissioner, as appropriate. iv. Any other related assignments as may be assigned the Copmmissionewr or the Leadership Team of the African Union.
General competencies required for the job
i. Professionalism – Demonstrated in-depth understanding of peacekeeping operations; Substantial and
Tasks
diverse experience in all facets of the job; Strong analytical and evaluative skills combined with good judgment; in-depth understanding of and an ability to evaluate international political situations; Excellent drafting and presentation skills; Shows pride in work and in achievements; Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; Remains calm in stressful situations; Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work. ii. Communication – Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having twoway communication; Tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed. iii. Accountability – Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honors commitments; Delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards, operates in compliance with organizational rules and regulations, supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; Takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of work unit, where applicable. iv. Judgement/Decision-making – Identifies the key issues in a complex situation, and comes to the heart of the problem quickly; Gathers relevant information before making a decision; Considers positive and negative impact on others and on the Organization; Proposes a course of action or makes a recommendation based on all available information; Checks assumptions against facts; Determines that the actions proposed will satisfy the expressed and underlying needs for the decision; Makes tough decisions when necessary. v. Managing Performance – Delegates the appropriate responsibility, accountability and decision-making authority; makes sure that roles, responsibilities and reporting lines are clear to each staff member; accurately judges the amount of time and resources needed to accomplish a task and matches task to skills; Monitors progress against milestones and deadlines; regularly discusses performance and provides feedback and coaching to staff; Encourages risk-taking and supports creativity and initiative; Actively supports the development and career aspirations of staff; appraises performance fairly.
Education i. Advanced university degree (Masters or equivalent) in Political Science, International Relations, Social Science, Law or a related field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. ii. Work Experience – At least 15 years of progressively responsible experience in peace and security matters and operations, political affairs, diplomacy, conflict resolution, or related field is required. Extensive experience in political outreach, analysis, reporting and negotiation in an international setting is required. Experience managing a large team or office is required. Experience working in an international public system handling peace related field operation (inclusive of peacekeeping, political missions and UN agencies, funds, and programmes) -or similar international organization or non-governmental organization- in a conflict or postconflict setting is required. Experience working in Africa on conflict-related issues is a must.
Functional competencies required for the job i. Budgeting and Financial Skills ii. Communication and Supervisory Skill iii. Policy Development and Drafting Skill iv. Experience in resource mobilization and management of multiple partner projects
Language Requirement:
Proficiency in one of the African Union working languages, proficiency of two or more in other of one or several other working language(s) would be an added value.
Requirements
Tenure of Appointment:
The appointment will be made on a fixed term contract for a period of three (3) years, of with the first twelve months will be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract will be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and deliverables.
Gender Mainstreaming:
The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
Remuneration:
Indicative basic salary of US$ 73,646.00 (D1 Step 1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (46% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$ 16,819.20 per annum), education allowance (75% of tuition and other education related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$7,800.00 per child per annum), etc for internationally recruited staff of the Commission. How to Apply
Applications must be made through the AUC E-recruitment Website http://www.aucareers.org not later than 30 October 2016.
Regular (Long Duration)
Contract Type
Full-time
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50105799External Publication of Job Posting
Job Title: Documentalist
The African Union, established as a unique Pan African continental body, is charged with spearheading Africa’s rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the peoples of Africa and African States as well as developing a new partnership worldwide. Its Headquarters is located in Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia.
In line with the BIAT/CFTA Decision of 2012, which was re-echoed by the 9th CAMOT in December 2014, the African Union Commission was charged with the responsibility to coordinate and provide overall guidance for the CFTA negotiations, as well as serve as the secretariat for the implementation process and for the High Level African Trade Committee (HATC). With this responsibility the Department of Trade and Industry was directed to strengthen its capacity in order to deliver on its mandate. In this regard, a CFTA Support Unit will be incorporated within the Department’s organogram to facilitate the CFTA negotiations. The proposed CFTA Support Unit will provide the critical foundation for productive and technical negotiations. It will allow significant challenges to be addressed in the run-up to the negotiations, allowing the AUC to collect Member State inputs and increase their buy-in. The CFTA Support Unit will also provide technical and negotiating assistance to countries that need them during the course of the CFTA negotiations. The CFTA Support Unit will also provide secretarial and technical support to the meetings of the various levels of the CFTA negotiations structure established by the Member States. Recruitment of CFTA Support Unit staff will be done in line with the AUC Rules and Procedures.
Organization
Post title: Documentalist Post level: P1 Department: Directorate of Trade and Industry Supervisor: Program Management Officer
Department
Duty station: Addis Ababa
The principal objective of this post is to act as Documentalist for the CFTA Support Unit and keep custody of all the documents, records, correspondences and archives. The specific purpose of the post is to provide appropriate documentation services to Member States, Negotiators and Staff of the Support Unit when required.
Project
Under direct supervision of the Program Management Officer, the Documentalist will perform the following duties: a. Receive, and keep custody of all records, correspondences and documents of the CFTA Unit in an easily accessible manner; b. Provide relevant and required documentation services during meetings and make documents easily available in the Unit for consultation. c. Ensure provision of appropriate and up-to-date information on the CFTA Negotiations through econference system or conference web and assist Member States, Negotiators and the Unit in optimal utilization of the documentation facilities and services d. Assist in securing appropriate venues and other conference facilities, translation and interpretation services in consultation with relevant departments such as conference services, e. Ensure secretarial supports are provided for meetings. f. Facilitate and oversee the translation of documents as required in the four (4) working languages of the African Union (AU). g. Follow up post conference related issues and provide support to ensure that necessary action have been taken such as sending documents and reports to participants. h. Check, receive, sort and distribute correspondence, reports and other material and transmit correspondence, documents, etc. for e.g. by mail, courier service or other means i. Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Program Management Officer or the Director of Industry and Trade.
Tasks
1. Education Qualifications, Experience and Skills
• Candidates must have a University degree in information management, library science, documentation, archiving, or a closely related discipline. A higher qualification or an additional professional diploma will be an added advantage.

• Candidates must have had at least five (5) years professional experience in records management preferably in an international organization.

• Candidates must be computer literate

• Candidates must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to organize and motivate others and to work in a multi-cultural environment.

• Concentration, accuracy, and working under minimum supervision. It also requires respect for confidentiality and good public relations

• Excellent knowledge of international organizations;
2. Language Requirement
Working proficiency in one of the African Union working languages is a requirement. Proficiency in one or several of the African Union’s other working languages would be an added advantage.
Requirements
3. Tenure of Appointment
The appointment will be made on fixed term contract for a period of one (1) year. A further one year contract may be offered subject to the requirements of the negotiations and satisfactory performance and deliverables. An additional one year extension thereafter may be possible should the negotiations require this, the funding be available and subject to the incumbent’s satisfactory performance and deliverables.
4. Gender Mainstreaming
The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
5. Remuneration
The salary attached to the position is an annual lump-sum of US$ 62,431.73 (P1 Step 5) inclusive of all allowances for internationally recruited staff and US$ 50,828.14 inclusive of all allowances for locally recruited staff. Applications must be made through the AUC E-recruitment Website http://www.aucareers.org not later than 8th October 2016.
Directorate of Administration and Human Resource Management African Union Commission
Fixed Term Contract
Contract Type
Full-time
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