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African Union Recruitment 2023 – Application Portal

The African Union Recruitment 2023/2024… African Union Recruitment advertises new Vacancies for applicants to apply for. The positions are available below. Application Form Portal, Requirements, and other details are available below.

African Union Recruitment

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African Union Recruitment invites all Eligible and Interested applicants to apply online for the available vacancies before the recruitment application deadline.

African Union Recruitment Portal is where all their new job recruitment is carried out online.

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Therefore all Interested and qualified applicants must be Ghanaian citizens by birth with no criminal record. Possess a first Degree, not below a Second Class Lower from an accredited university, in a related field. … Age of 21 and not more than 35 years by 31st December 2023.

Get the African Union Recruitment recruitment application form, requirements, qualifications, guidelines, and the closing date for free here.

African Union Recruitment 2023

Here is the procedure and how to apply for the African Union Recruitment Recruitment 2023

1. Job Title: Chief Procurement Officer (AfCFTA)

Purpose of Job

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Assists in the management and supervision of the procurement activities of the AfCFTA Secretariat to ensure delivery of results within proposed, Rules, Regulations, budget and timeframe.

Main Functions

  • Provide technical and intellectual support and guidance in the management of various procurement bodies related to the area of work.
  • Manage the Secretariat of the Local Internal Procurement Committee
  • Design AfCFTA Secretariat a comprehensive Annual Procurement Plan
  • Develop and implement comprehensive procurement record policy
  • Address audit problems
  • Monitor and Evaluate the implementation of the various procurement activities

Specific Responsibilities

  • Implementation of the proceedings of the Tender Board in accordance with the African Union Procurement Guidelines
  • Follow-up on the Implementation of tasks allocated by the Tender Board to the sub-committees such as the Local Tender Board, Evaluation Committee, Opening Committee and Inspection Committee
  • Take minutes and keep records of Tender Board meetings
  • Function as desk officer on all Tender Board issues and develop a system of keeping archives of bid documents and other Tender Board matters
  • Prepare Tender documents in liaison with the Head of Departments in accordance with AUC regulations and internationally accepted standards and procedures
  • Prepare requests for bids for tenders not requiring the usual Tendering process on the basis
  • Produce periodic statements on the work of the Tender Board in reference to executed contracts and procurements approved and
  • performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Academic Requirements And Relevant Experience

Master’s degree in Management, Procurement, Supply Chain, Law, Commerce, Business Administration or Public Administration with 7 years post qualification experience in Procurement, Supply Chain, Public Procurement, Administration out of which 3 years should be at a supervisory level

Or

Bachelor’s degree in similar studies with 10 years’ relevant experience and 3 years at Supervisor level.

Experience in web-based management / ERP system, such as SAP.

Required Skills

  • A demonstrated ability to initiate and promote collaborative approaches and implementing joint activities;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations both internally and externally in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment, with sensitivity and respect for diversity, including gender balance
  • Ability to assist in developing clear program goals, plans and actions that are consistent with agreed strategies and to appropriately delegate, monitor and adjust these plans and actions
  • Ability to produce clear and professional reports
  • Proficiency in one of the AU officials working languages (Arabic, English, French, Kiswahili, Portuguese and Spanish) and fluency in another AU language(s) is an added advantage;

How To Apply

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Closing Date : 5th May, 2023

2. Job Title: Junior Program Officer

The role would be to assist in the daily operations of the Division and the implementation of policies, projects and programmes related to intellectual property rights (IPRs) at the AfCFTA Secretariat working closely with senior staff in order to achieve the overall goals of the Division and the Directorate.

Main Functions

  • Assist in the daily operations of the Division
  • Assist in the implementation of policies, projects and programmes related to intellectual property rights (IPRs) within the AfCFTA.
  • Assist in the planning, scheduling and participating in meetings, workshops, trainings and seminars as a resource person.
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Specific Responsibilities

  • Develop a database of the focal points of State Parties and non-State Parties;
  • Participate as a resource in meetings of AfCFTA institutions, in particular meetings of the Committee on IPRs and other capacity building workshops;
  • Circulate information and documents to State and Non-State Parties or participants of any meetings, workshops, trainings and seminars held by the Division
  • Assist with scheduling of institutional meetings related to IPRs;
  • Maintain and disseminate an up-to-date schedule of all current and future meetings of all levels of the AfCFTA negotiations on IPRs;
  • Assist with the translation and interpretation services arrangements;
  • Develop mechanisms for evaluating the impact of meetings and trade capacity workshops;
  • Assist in scheduling meetings of the Division, including the preparation of memos and budget;
  • Carry out any other tasks, as may be assigned by the Head of Division as may become necessary, including working on a range of issues to enhance links between the Division and other Divisions in the Directorate
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor

Academic Requirements And Relevant Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in international trade, development economics, international relations, international business, international law, political science or relevant disciplines with 2 years of relevant experience

Required Skills

  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment;
  • Ability to work independently to meet critical and competing deadlines (multi-tasking), to produce high quality work in short timeframes;
  • Excellent interpersonal/teamwork skills,
  • Must be computer literate with a working knowledge of common computer applications and systems;
  • Excellent drafting, reporting, communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong program/project management skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills
  • Ability to liaise with a diverse range of people and stakeholders;
  • 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.
  • Applicants must be proficient in one of the African Union working languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese or Spanish). Knowledge of one more or several other working languages would be an added advantage.

How to Apply

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Closing Date : 5th May, 2023

3. Job Title:Bilingual Secretary (AfCFTA)

To provide secretarial and clerical support services in at least two AU official working languages to the assigned supervisor for its effective functioning.

Main Functions

  • Draft and proofread documents, reports, correspondences, messages, queries, etc in two AU official working languages as may be assigned by supervisors;
  • Respond to and screen various correspondences such as telephone calls, e-mail messages and ensure follow up with supervisors and partners,
  • Attend visitors and staff and provide them with basic information on relevant issues and procedures;
  • Maintain a proper filing and recording system for all incoming and outgoing correspondences and documents.
  • Provide timely operational support.
  • Implement operational activities as scheduled and report.
  • Assist in the follow up of logistical arrangements, activity implementation and provision of updates.
  • Liaise effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Follow up meeting decisions and correspondence outcomes and ensure their implementation.
  • Prepare routine office communication and assist in compiling data and information for reporting purposes.
  • Assist in the creation, improvement and maintenance of record and retrieval systems
  • Follow up on the provision and maintenance of office facilities and materials

Specific Responsibilities

  • Keep an up to date diary of appointments for supervisors;
  • Provide day to day routine administrative supports to various work units of the assigned Department / Division / Units;
  • Keep equipment in use in good condition and report on defects for maintenance and other necessary action;
  • Ensure availability of stationery stock, equipment and furniture in offices assigned;
  • Perform reception services where required;
  • Type and proofread documents, reports, correspondences, messages, queries, etc. in two of the African Union working languages as may be required by assigned supervisors;
  • Draft responses to routine correspondences for the signature of the supervisors;
  • 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 correspondences and documents;
  • Answer and screen telephone calls/E-mail messages and ensure follow up with supervisors and partners;
  • Keep an up-o-date diary of appointments for supervisors and other senior Staff
  • 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 Divisions and Units;
  • Perform any other relevant duties and responsibility as may be assigned.
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Academic Requirements And Relevant Experience

Diploma in Administrative Services, Office Management, Secretarial and Clerical related studies with 3 years of relevant bilingual secretarial work experience in public organization, diplomatic mission, international organization or international non-governmental organizations.

Candidates who are holder of bachelor’s degree in Administrative Services, Office Management, Secretarial and Clerical related studies are required to have a minimum of 2 years of relevant bilingual secretarial work experience in public organization, diplomatic mission, international organization or international non-governmental organizations

Required Skills

  • Excellent knowledge of computer office applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point
  • Sound planning and organizational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication ability both orally and in writing
  • Excellent team player and able to work in a multi-cultural environment;
  • Decision maker, firm yet flexible, confident;
  • Be able to manage stress.
  • Strong personality but friendly, polite and patient;
  • Work quickly, accurately and efficiently, meeting tight deadlines;
  • Be able to work unsupervised on your own initiative;
  • Applicants must be proficient in two of the following African Union working languages; Arabic, English, French or Portuguese. Knowledge of one more or several other working languages would be an added advantage.

How to Apply

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Closing Date : 5th May, 2023

4. Job Title: Head of Division Digital Trade (AfCFTA)

Purpose of Job

The role would be to have oversight, set policy direction for the development of the Protocol on Digital Trade, and formulate the strategy for the subsequent implementation of the Protocol, and to provide leadership for effective management and technical efficiency within the Digital Trade Division at the AfCFTA Secretariat.

Main Functions

•    Oversight, design strategy and programme management of the development, negotiation and implementation of the AfCFTA Protocol on Digital Trade negotiations;

•    Lead the design and management of strategies and policies for the operations of the Digital Trade Division in order to align with and achieve the overall objectives of the Directorate and the AfCFTA Secretariat;
•    Ensure the Division makes inputs into policy formulation in line with trade and integration strategies of the AfCFTA;
•    Represent the AfCFTA Secretariat at meetings, conferences, seminars and etc;
•    Engage stakeholders within State Parties and RECs in designing strategies for the implementation of the Protocol on Digital Trade;
•    Supervise staff of the Division with regard to organisation and performance evaluation;
•    Lead the preparation of the annual action plan and its corresponding resources for the Division;

Specific Responsibilities

•    Coordinate and direct the strategic planning, organisation and services of the AfCFTA Secretariat and Division in the area of digital trade;
•    Supervise staff within the Division to ensure timely achievement of objectives of the Division and effective performance evaluation;
•    Ensure the achievement of the Division’s annual goals in line with the Directorate’s overall objectives and goals;
•    Liaise with other divisions at the AfCFTA Secretariat on issues pertinent to digital trade within the AfCFTA or on any issues necessary to enhance the effective and efficient functioning of the Division;
•    Contributes to the preparation of periodic financial and budgetary implementation reports and monitors budget implementation at the Division level;
•    Coordinate and supervise the initiation and development of policies, programmes and projects aimed at achieving the Directorate’s objectives for the negotiation and/or implementation of the Protocol on Digital Trade;
•    Provide primary administrative and technical support and capacity building to State Parties and non-State Parties in the negotiation and/or implementation of the Protocol on Digital Trade and its associated legal instruments;
•    Coordinate and supervise the preparation of technical reports, publications, analysis, and policy papers on issues pertaining to or affecting digital trade under the AfCFTA, in particular, working closely with State Parties, RECs and other key partner institutions;
•    Provide policy advice, strong intellectual guidance and direction on digital trade issues within the AfCFTA;
•    Coordinate the preparation of presentations, speeches and regular briefs on digital trade for the senior staff, and ensure sound and timely monitoring and reporting;
•    Provide technical leadership and ensure the effective functioning and performance of officers within the Division;
•    Performs any other duties that may be assigned and/or required by the Director

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Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

Master’s degree in Economics, International Trade, International Relations, International Law, Technology-related disciplines, and/or related areas with twelve (12) years of relevant experience at increasingly senior levels in the field of corporate communications. Seven (7) of these years should be at senior management level and five (5) should involve a supervisory role. Certificates in Digital trade related matters such as e-commerce, data protection and privacy (governance), cyber security etc shall be an added advantage.

Required Skills

•    Ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations both internally and externally
•    Ability to develop and delegate clear programme goals, plans and actions, that are consistent with agreed strategies
•    Ability to delegate the appropriate responsibility, accountability and decision-making authority with regard to performance management and professional development
•    Ability to effectively lead, supervise, mentor, develop and evaluate staff
•    High degree of independence, maturity and initiative
•    Ability to handle challenging questions and difficult stakeholders
•    Ability to manage time and prioritize work
•    Be flexible, adaptable and open to change
•    Proficiency in one of the AU officials working languages (Arabic, English, French, Kiswahili, Portuguese and Spanish) and fluency in another AU language(s) is an added advantage;

Leadership Competencies

Strategic Perspective
Developing Others
Change Management
Managing Risk

Core Competencies

Building Relationships
Foster Accountability Culture
Learning Orientation
Communicating with impact

Functional Competencies

Conceptual Thinking
Job Knowledge and information sharing
Drive for Results
Fosters Innovation

TENURE OF APPOINTMENT:

The appointment will be made on a regular 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 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$  50,746.00 (P5 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment ( 57% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$ 27,290.88.00 (per annum), and education allowance (100% of tuition and other education-related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$ 10,000.00 per child per annum), for internationally recruited staff and a maximum of $3,300 per child per annum for locally recruited staff.

How to Apply

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Closing Date : 28th April, 2023

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

  • The African Union DO NOT demand or accept gifts or gratification to offer employment.
  • Do not offer money to anyone before, during, or after the recruitment exercise. Any candidate found doing either of these would be summarily disqualified and prosecuted.

CAUTION: Candidates who want to Apply for this Recruitment should be very sensitive and careful, We hereby Advice that Candidates should visit the Recruitment PORTAL or WEBSITE and follow the Steps outlined for the Application. DO NOT GIVE MONEY to any agent proving to get you Recruited Please take Note.

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Few things to know before Apply for African Union Recruitment 2023

To apply for the African Union Recruitment Recruitment 2023. Below is what you need to know:

  • Make sure you confirm the deadline for any advertised position before submitting an application.
  • Make sure you meet all minimum African Union Recruitment Recruitment requirements and possess any required documents before submitting an application.
  • Follow the details on each individual position to apply.
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