15 Job Positions at THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION: (Deadline 11,15 July 2022)

15 Job Positions at THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION: (Deadline 11,15 July 2022)

Translator/Interpreter Arabic at THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION: (Deadline 1 August 2022)

Date: Jun 29, 2022

Location: Banjul, Gambia

Organization: African Union

AU Values    

• Respect for Diversity and Team Work             • Think Africa Above all

• Transparency and Accountability                    • Integrity and Impartiality

• Efficiency and Professionalism                       • Information and Knowledge Sharing

Organization Information

Reports to: Deputy Secretary to the Commission
Directorate/Department: African Commission on Human and People’s Rights ACHPR
Division : ACHPR – Translation
Number of Direct Reports: 0
Number of Indirect Reports: 0
Job Grade: P4
Number of Positions: 1
Contract  Type: Regular
Location: Banjul, The Gambia

Purpose of Job

Responsible for interpretation at the sessions  and meetings of the ACHPR as well as translation of documents from or Arabic into English and vice versa

Main Functions

  • Take technical and intellectual lead in the management of various elements related to the area of expertise
  • Identify best practices and monitor effectiveness of the Unit’s support to ACHPR.
  • Provide support in the development of the strategies and business continuity plan and participate in/ensure their implementation
  • Foster and ensure implementation of initiatives related to area of specialization;
  • Provide support in the organization of thematic networks, consultations and meetings in relation to area of expertise.
  • Develop materials and provide necessary internal training and support as required.
  • Provide technical guidance on matters relating to system review and implementation project in area of specialization, as required.

Specific Responsibilities

Under the overall supervision and guidance of the Deputy Executive Secretary to the Commission, the Interpreter/Translator shall carry out activities related to the functioning of the Interpretation and Translation Unit, specifically:

•    Ensure quality translation of working documents in a timely manner;
•    Provide consecutive, simultaneous, liaison and other forms of interpretation during conferences, meetings, audiences, discussions, etc;
•    Keep abreast with developments in the language field, both in the source and target languages, by compiling and regularly up-dating specific terminologies, phrases, acronyms and special expressions in order to widen the stock of vocabulary with the aim of enhancing skills;
•    Check appropriate references to ensure exact understanding and use of AU technical terminologies;
•    Regularly consult colleagues, specialized dictionaries/glossaries, data banks, etc to ensure accuracy in translation;
•    Maintain databases, records and registers of Translation and Interpretation Unit for accountability and control;
•    Liaise with the various units of the ACHPR for coordination and alignment purposes;
•    Prepare budgets for the activities of the Translation and Interpretation Unit in accordance with the relevant frameworks;
•    Check working documents before and after meetings to ensure contextual understanding, linguistic accuracy and conformity with established AU terminologies;
•    Regularly consult colleagues, specialized dictionaries/glossaries, data banks and reference sources to ensure accuracy in translation;
•    Participate in the development of AU terminology database by compiling terms into glossaries for validation by the Reviser for inclusion in the ACHPR in-house terminology bank;
•    Have a good command of the Computer Assisted Translation Tool (CATT) and Remote Simultaneous Interpretation (RSI) tools and systems;
•    Protect the confidentiality of information

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

•    a Master’s Degree in Interpretation, Translation, Modern Languages from an accredited University with ten (10) years’ experience as an interpreter/ Translator out of which six (6) years should be at expert level;
or
•    a Bachelor Degree in Interpretation, Translation, and Modern Languages from an accredited University with twelve (12) experience as Interpreter /Translator out of which six (6) at expert level.
•    A degree in Legal studies will be an advantage.
•    Certification from a Translators/ Interpreters’ professional body is required.
•    Membership of a recognized professional body will be an advantage

Required Skills

o    Functional Skills and competencies
•    Good translation and editing skills, with the ability to produce accurate and clear translations;
•    Excellent writing skills;
•    Good communication and interpersonal skills;
•    Computer literacy (Microsoft Office);
o    Personal Abilities
•    Ability to work in a multicultural and/or international work environment;
•    Ability to work on own’s initiative and work with minimal supervision
•    Ability to work in a proactive manner;
•    Ability to work in teams and collaborate with peers;
•    Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines;
o    Knowledge and Understanding
•    Experience in linguistic research and development of data-base;
•    Knowledge of Computer Assisted Translation Tool (CATT);
•    An understanding of the confidential nature of this area of work
Language Requirements:
•    Candidates must be fluent in Arabic and have a good command of English.
•    Knowledge of another AU working language is an advantage.

Leadership Competencies

Strategic Insight…
Change Management….
Managing Risk….

Core Competencies

Building Relationships…
Learning Orientation…
Communicating with Influence…
Accountable and Complies with Rules..

Functional Competencies

Conceptual thinking…
Job Knowledge Sharing…
Drive for Results…
Continuous improvement orientation…

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$  42,879.00 (P4 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (46% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$ 15,897.60  (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.

Applications must be made not later than  August 1, 2022.

Requisition ID: 1262

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Translator/Interpreter – Portuguese at THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION: (Deadline 1 August 2022)

Date: Jun 29, 2022

Location: Banjul, Gambia

Organization: African Union

AU Values    

• Respect for Diversity and Team Work             • Think Africa Above all

• Transparency and Accountability                    • Integrity and Impartiality

• Efficiency and Professionalism                       • Information and Knowledge Sharing

Organization Information

Reports to: Deputy Secretary to the Commission
Directorate/Department : African Commission on Human and People’s Rights ACHPR
Division : ACHPR – Translation
Number of Direct Reports: 0
Number of Indirect Reports: 0
Job Grade: P4
Number of Positions: 1
Contract  Type: Regular
Location: Banjul, The Gambia

Purpose of Job

Responsible for interpretation at the sessions and meetings of the ACHPR as well as translation of documents Portuguese into English and vice versa.

Main Functions

•    Take technical and intellectual lead in the management of various elements related to the area of expertise
•    Identify best practices and monitor effectiveness of the Unit’s support to ACHPR.
•    Provide support in the development of the strategies and business continuity plan and participate in/ensure their implementation
•    Foster and ensure implementation of initiatives related to area of specialization;
•    Provide support in the organization of thematic networks, consultations and meetings in relation to area of expertise.
•    Develop materials and provide necessary internal training and support as required.
•    Provide technical guidance on matters relating to system review and implementation project in area of specialization, as required.

Specific Responsibilities

Under the overall supervision and guidance of the Deputy Secretary to the Commission, the Interpreter/Translator shall carry out activities related to the functioning of the Interpretation and Translation Unit, specifically:

•    Ensure quality translation of working documents in a timely manner;
•    Provide consecutive, simultaneous, liaison and other forms of interpretation during conferences, meetings, audiences, discussions, etc;
•    Keep abreast with developments in the language field, both in the source and target languages, by compiling and regularly up-dating specific terminologies, phrases, acronyms and special expressions in order to widen the stock of vocabulary with the aim of enhancing skills;
•    Check appropriate references to ensure exact understanding and use of AU technical terminologies;
•    Regularly consult colleagues, specialized dictionaries/glossaries, data banks, etc to ensure accuracy in translation;
•    Maintain databases, records and registers of Translation and Interpretation Unit for accountability and control;
•    Liaise with the various units of the ACHPR for coordination and alignment purposes;
•    Prepare budgets for the activities of the Translation and Interpretation Unit in accordance with the relevant frameworks;
•    Check working documents before and after meetings to ensure contextual understanding, linguistic accuracy and conformity with established AU terminologies;
•    Participate in the development of AU terminology database by compiling terms into glossaries for validation by the Reviser for inclusion in the ACHPR in-house terminology bank;
•    Have a good command of the Computer Assisted Translation Tool (CATT) and Remote Simultaneous Interpretation (RSI) tools and systems;
•    Protect the confidentiality of information

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

Candidates must have:
•    a Master’s Degree in Interpretation, Translation, Modern Languages from an accredited University with ten (10) years’ experience as an interpreter/ Translator out of which six (6) years should be at expert level;
or
•    a Bachelor Degree in Interpretation, Translation, and Modern Languages from an accredited University with twelve (12) experience as Interpreter /Translator out of which six (6) at expert level.
•    A degree in Legal studies will be an advantage.
•    Certification from a Translators/ Interpreters’ professional body is required.
•    Membership of a recognized professional body will be an advantage

Required Skills

Functional Skills and competencies
•    Good translation and editing skills, with the ability to produce accurate and clear translations;
•    Excellent writing skills;
•    Good communication and interpersonal skills;
•    Computer literacy (Microsoft Office);
Personal Abilities
•    Ability to work in a multicultural and/or international work environment;
•    Ability to work on own’s initiative and work with minimal supervision
•    Ability to work in a proactive manner;
•    Ability to work in teams and collaborate with peers;
•    Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines;
Knowledge and Understanding
•    Experience in linguistic research and development of data-base;
•    Knowledge of Computer Assisted Translation Tool (CATT);
•    An understanding of the confidential nature of this area of work
Language Requirements:
•    Candidates must be fluent in Portuguese and have a good command of English.
•    Knowledge of another AU working language is an advantage.

Leadership Competencies

Strategic Insight…
Change Management….
Managing Risk…

Core Competencies

Learning Orientation…
Communicating with Influence…
Building Relationships…
Accountable and Complies with Rules…

Functional Competencies

Conceptual thinking…
Job Knowledge Sharing…
Drive for Results…
Continuous improvement orientation…

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$ 42,879.00 (P4 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (46% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$ 15,897.60  (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.

Applications must be made not later than  August 1, 2022.

Requisition ID: 1261

Interpreter/Translator- French at THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION: (Deadline 1 August 2022)

Date: Jun 29, 2022

Location: Banjul, Gambia

Organization: African Union

AU Values    

• Respect for Diversity and Team Work             • Think Africa Above all

• Transparency and Accountability                    • Integrity and Impartiality

• Efficiency and Professionalism                       • Information and Knowledge Sharing

Organization Information

Reports to: Deputy Secretary to the Commission
AU Organ: African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights
Unit: Interpretation and Translation
Number of Direct Reports: 0
Number of Indirect Reports: 0
Job Grade: P4
Contract  Type: Regular
Location: Banjul, The Gambia

Purpose of Job

Responsible for interpretation at the sessions and meetings of the ACHPR as well as translation of documents from French into English and vice versa.

Main Functions

•    Take technical and intellectual lead in the management of various elements related to the area of expertise
•    Identify best practices and monitor effectiveness of the Unit’s support to ACHPR.
•    Provide support in the development of the strategies and business continuity plan and participate in/ensure their implementation
•    Foster and ensure implementation of initiatives related to area of specialization;
•    Provide support in the organization of thematic networks, consultations and meetings in relation to area of expertise.
•    Develop materials and provide necessary internal training and support as required.
•    Provide technical guidance on matters relating to system review and implementation project in area of specialization, as required.

Specific Responsibilities

Under the overall supervision and guidance of the Deputy Secretary to the Commission, the Interpreter/Translator shall carry out activities related to the functioning of the Interpretation and Translation Unit, specifically:

•    Ensure quality translation of working documents in a timely manner;
•    Provide consecutive, simultaneous, liaison and other forms of interpretation during conferences, meetings, audiences, discussions, etc;
•    Keep abreast with developments in the language field, both in the source and target languages, by compiling and regularly up-dating specific terminologies, phrases, acronyms and special expressions in order to widen the stock of vocabulary with the aim of enhancing skills;
•    Check appropriate references to ensure exact understanding and use of AU technical terminologies;
•    Regularly consult colleagues, specialized dictionaries/glossaries, data banks, etc to ensure accuracy in translation;
•    Maintain databases, records and registers of Translation and Interpretation Unit for accountability and control;
•    Liaise with the various units of the ACHPR for coordination and alignment purposes;
•    Prepare budgets for the activities of the Translation and Interpretation Unit in accordance with the relevant frameworks;
•    Check working documents before and after meetings to ensure contextual understanding, linguistic accuracy and conformity with established AU terminologies;
•    Participate in the development of AU terminology database by compiling terms into glossaries for validation by the Reviser for inclusion in the ACHPR in-house terminology bank;
•    Have a good command of the Computer Assisted Translation Tool (CATT) and Remote Simultaneous Interpretation (RSI) tools and systems;
•    Protect the confidentiality of information

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

Candidates must have:
•    a Master’s Degree in Interpretation, Translation, Modern Languages from an accredited University with ten (10) years’ experience as an interpreter/ Translator out of which six (6) years should be at expert level;
or
•    a Bachelor Degree in Interpretation, Translation, and Modern Languages from an accredited University with twelve (12) experience as Interpreter /Translator out of which six (6) at expert level.
•    A degree in Legal studies will be an advantage.
•    Certification from a Translators/ Interpreters’ professional body is required.
•    Membership of a recognized professional body will be an advantage;
•    A third AU working language will be an advantage;
•    Knowledge of other AU working languages will be an added advantage (Portuguese, Arabic).

Required Skills

Functional Skills and competencies
•    Good translation and editing skills, with the ability to produce accurate and clear translations;
•    Excellent writing skills;
•    Good communication and interpersonal skills;
•    Computer literacy (Microsoft Office);
Personal Abilities
•    Ability to work in a multicultural and/or international work environment;
•    Ability to work on own’s initiative and work with minimal supervision
•    Ability to work in a proactive manner;
•    Ability to work in teams and collaborate with peers;
•    Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines;

Knowledge and Understanding
•    Experience in linguistic research and development of data-base;
•    Knowledge of Computer Assisted Translation Tool (CATT);
•    An understanding of the confidential nature of this area of work
Language Requirements:

•    Candidates must be fluent in French and have a good command of English.
•    Knowledge of other AU working languages will be an advantage.

Leadership Competencies

Strategic Insight..
Change Management..
Managing Risk..

Core Competencies

Building Relationship…
Learning Orientation..
Communicating with Influence…
Accountable and Complies with Rules…

Functional Competencies

Conceptual thinking…
Job Knowledge Sharing…
Drive for result..
Continuous improvement orientation…

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$ 42,879.00 (P4 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (40% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$ 15,897.60 (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.

Applications must be made not later than  August 1, 2022.

Requisition ID: 1242

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Senior Information and Communication Officer at THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION: (Deadline 1 August 2022)

Date: Jun 29, 2022

Location: Tanzania

Organization: African Union

AU Values

• Respect for Diversity and TeamWork             • Think Africa Above all

• Transparency and Accountability                    • Integrity and Impartiality

• Efficiency and Professionalism                       • Information and Knowledge Sharing

Organization Information

Reports to: Registrar
Directorate: Registry of the African Court
Number of Direct Reports: 1
Number of Indirect Reports: 0
Contract type: Regular
Job Grade: P3
Location: Arusha, Tanzania

Purpose of Job

To provide operational leadership in planning and implementation of publicity programmes designed to promote the work of the Court to Africa and International Community

Main Functions

•    Promotes the work of the Court to the African and International Community through various communication approaches.
•    Formulates, develops and advances the Court’s communication strategy by identifying key messages to be promoted and target audiences through developing public friendly products (press releases, information notes, information packs), and creating channels of dissemination, by screening interview requests and by scheduling them.
•    Maintains a system to effectively monitor the media and respond to any misleading or incorrect reporting on the Court.
•    Ensures internal distribution of important articles or reports on the work of the Court.
•    Supervises media access to the Court and arrange for the provision of appropriate and available facilities for the media to report on the work of the Court, both on a day-to-day basis and for high interest events.
•    Establishes and maintains a regular publication to disseminate information about the Court, e.g Newsletter or Review.
•    Develops internal information resources and networks (knowledge management), increasingly via intranet sites.

Specific Responsibilities

•    Provides policy guidance to senior staff, on the approach to take with the Court’s publics by recommending specific interviews and by briefing them ahead of the anticipated questions.
•    Advises the media through regular press briefings and by setting up press conferences for senior Court officials such, as the President, Judges, the Registrar, or the Deputy Registrar, as appropriate.
•    Liaises with the Court’s publics including African citizens, NGOs, victims associations and other international organizations to provide them with information on the Court.
•    Identifies, selects, orders and manages both hard copy and electronic resources for the Court’s current and anticipated information needs.
•    Classifies and stores information, usually using special computer applications, for easy access and retrieval.
•    Consistently updates the information on the website of the Court.
•    Performs any other duties that may be assigned.

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

•    Master’s degree in International Studies (public relations or mass communication) or related fields from a recognized university plus seven (7) years of relevant working experience, preferably in an international organisation
OR
Bachelor’s degree in International Studies (public relations or mass communication) or related fields from a recognized university plus dix (10) years of relevant working experience, preferably in an international organization.
•    A certificate in law and/or a certificate in website design/or Video/Radio Reporting will be an added advantage.

Required Skills

•    Leadership and management skills.
•    Ability to work under minimum supervision in a multi-cultural environment.
•    Communication and public relations.
•    Interpersonal skills.
•    Excellent drafting skills in one of the African Union working languages.
•    Computer literacy with an emphasis on web design.

Leadership Competencies

Strategic Insight…
Developing others…
Change Management….
Managing Risk…

Core Competencies

Building Relationship…
Foster Accountability Culture…
Learning Orientation…
Communicating with Influence…

Functional Competencies

Conceptual thinking…
Job Knowledge and information sharing…
Drive for result…
Continuous improvement orientation…

TENURE OF APPOINTMENT:

The appointment will be a regular appointment for a period of three (3) years, the first twelve months of which will be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract will be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance.

GENDER MAINSTREAMING:

The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

LANGUAGES:

Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish) and fluency in another AU language is an added advantage

REMUNERATION:

Indicative basic salary of US$37,453.00 per annum (Grade P3 step 1) plus other related entitlements e.g. post adjustment (42% of basic salary), housing allowance (1,627.50 US$ per month), education allowance (100% of school fees up to a maximum of US$10,000.00 per child per annum to a maximum of four children aged 21 years maximum), spouse allowance (5% of the basic salary), child allowance (US$250 per annum per child up to four children aged 21 years maximum), etc, in accordance with the Rules and Regulations governing International Civil Servants of the African Union.

Applications must be made not later than  August ,1 2022

 Requisition ID: 1283

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Regional Economic Communities (RECs) Coordinator AfCFTA at THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION: (Deadline 15 July 2022)

Date: Jun 14, 2022

Location: Ghana, Ghana

Organization: African Union

AU Values  

• Respect for Diversity and Team Work             • Think Africa Above all

• Transparency and Accountability                    • Integrity and Impartiality

• Efficiency and Professionalism                       • Information and Knowledge Shari

Organization Information

Reports to: Secretary-General
Directorate: Office of the Secretary-General
Number of Direct Reports: 2
Number of Indirect Reports: 0
Job Grade: P4
Contract Type: Regular
Location: Accra, Ghana

Purpose of Job

To lead and coordinate activities, supervise staff and design strategies and policies relevant to the Unit and engagement of relevant stakeholders.

Main Functions

• Coordinate activities, supervise and manage employees on the delivery of the Unit’s mandate and performance objectives;
• Supervise the design and plan policy programmes to achieve these strategies; lead, guide and supervise the implementation of planned activities;
• Contribute to the development of the AfCFTA Secretariat’s business continuity plan and ensure implementation at the RECs Coordination Unit level;
• Manage risk within the Unit and recommend mitigation strategies;
• Develop new and expand on existing activities as components of these strategies and policies.
• Address problems arising from current approaches to relevant areas;
• Supervise the engagement with stakeholders within Member States and RECs on designing and implementing AfCFTA strategies;
• Represent the organisation and explain its position at conferences and other relevant platforms;
• Contribute to the preparation of periodic financial and budget execution reports and monitor budget execution at the Unit level;
• Ensure creation of an inspiring work environment to enable staff development and professional progression; and
• Mobilize resources from donors to support the implementation of AfCFTA Secretariat strategy.

Specific Responsibilities

• Contribute in mobilizing all relevant stakeholders and institutions of the Regional Economic Communities towards coordinated and harmonized continental integration through among others continental platforms, shared experiences, and common visions, goals and programs as appropriate;
• Oversee the due implementation of provisions and instruments on relations, between the regional economic communities, the African Continental Free Trade Area and the African Union, in line with the overall architecture of continental integration;
• Working with all relevant stakeholders, assist to actualise the role of regional economic communities as building blocks for the African Common Market and the African Continental Free Trade Area among others through common trade and customs programs and documentation, and coordination of interventions for promoting regional value chains, industrialization, digitalization and inclusiveness;
• Collaborate with knowledge generation and management institutions to continuously clarify and support progress towards a streamlined interface between the African Continental Free Trade Area, the African Union and the Regional Economic Communities in the day-to-day operations of the trade, customs, digitalization, investment, intellectual property and innovation programs;
• Support dialogue on key global and continental strategic issues in order to support active diplomatic agency of Africa throughout major forums relevant to and giving visibility to and a constructive role for the African Continental Free Trade Area;
• Set up organic institutional frameworks for dealing with structures of the regional economic communities at the managerial and technical levels as appropriate;
• Working with the Secretariats of the Regional Economic Communities and the Member States, promote the incorporation of the agenda of the African Continental Free Trade Area into the strategic plans and annual work programs of the regional economic communities;
• Monitor and report on the progress of the integration programs of the regional economic communities, making proposals for alignments towards continental integration and for best practices that could be considered for replication at the continental level;
• Brief the Secretariats and Meetings of the Regional Economic Communities of the Decisions and Outcomes of key meetings of the African Continental Free Area, with a view to continuously mainstreaming the Decisions and Outcomes into the Regional Economic Communities as appropriate;
• Promote good working relations between the African Continental Free Trade Area and the Regional Economic Communities, characterised by good will, understanding, and close collaboration across the various key areas of continental integration;
• Coordinate the missions of the Secretary-General to the regional economic communities covering the programmes, substantive matters and objectives of the missions as well as the logistics;
• Prepare relevant reports on activities undertaken including key next steps, follow up action and disseminate to the relevant stakeholders including the Secretariats of the Regional Economic Communities; and
• Ensure RECs are well informed on decisions undertaken to avoid any duplication.

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•    Suivre les progrès des programmes d’intégration des communautés économiques régionales et en rendre compte, en faisant des propositions d’alignement vers l’intégration continentale et de meilleures pratiques qui pourraient être envisagées pour être reproduites au niveau continental ;
•    Informer les secrétariats et les réunions des Communautés économiques régionales des décisions et des résultats des réunions clés de la Zone de libre-échange continentale africaine, en vue d’intégrer de manière continue ces décisions et résultats dans les Communautés économiques régionales, le cas échéant ;
•    Promouvoir de bonnes relations de travail entre la Zone de libre-échange continentale africaine et les Communautés économiques régionales, caractérisées par la bonne volonté, la compréhension et une collaboration étroite dans les différents domaines clés de l’intégration continentale ;
•    Coordonner les missions du Secrétaire général auprès des Communautés économiques régionales en couvrant les programmes, les questions de fond et les objectifs des missions ainsi que la logistique ;
•    Préparer des rapports pertinents sur les activités entreprises, y compris les prochaines étapes clés, les actions de suivi et les diffuser aux parties prenantes concernées, y compris les secrétariats des Communautés économiques régionales ; et
•    S’assurer que les CER sont bien informées des décisions prises afin d’éviter toute duplication.

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

• Master’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, International Business, Development studies or relevant studies with ten (10) years post qualification relevant work experience out of which 6 years must be at managerial level;. Proven experience in Policy Planning, formulation and programme management/coordination at regional or multilateral level.

Required Skills

• Ability to initiate and promote collaborative approaches between various stakeholders and partners, as well as geographically and culturally disparate partners;
• Ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations both internally and externally;
• Ability to develop and delegate clear program goals, plans and actions, including budgets, that are consistent with agreed strategies;
• Ability to prepare Budget, Progress Report, Work Plan and present for its adoption;
• Ability to effectively lead, supervise, mentor, develop and evaluate staff;
• Ability to effectively use the African Monitoring and Evaluation Reporting Tools; and
•  Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese and Spanish) and fluency in another AU language is an added advantage.

Leadership Competencies

Strategic Perspective ….
Developing Others ….
Change Management…..
Managing Risk ….

Core Competencies

Building Relationships ….
Fosters 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$   42,879.00.00 (P4 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment ( 57% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$ 24,561.84 (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.

Applications must be made not later than 15 July 2022.

Requisition ID: 1281

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Project Coordinator (GCCA) at THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION: (Deadline 11 July 2022)

Date: Jun 10, 2022

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Organization: African Union

AU Values 

• Respect for Diversity and Team Work             • Think Africa Above all

• Transparency and Accountability                    • Integrity and Impartiality

• Efficiency and Professionalism                       • Information and Knowledge Shari

Organization Information

Reports to: Head of Sustainable Environment Division
Directorate/Department : Sustainable Environment & Blue Economy
Division: Sustainable Environment
Number of Direct Reports: 2
Number of Indirect Reports: 0
Number of Positions: 01
Job Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term
Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Purpose of Job

The African Union Commission (AUC) has secured funding from the European Union for the implementation of the Global Climate Change Alliance Plus programme (GCCA+). The overall objective of the programme is to build the institutional capacity and support the coordination functions of the African Union Commission (AUC) and the Economic Community of Central Africa States (ECCAS) for the implementation of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the correspondent Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in Africa. AUC is responsible for the overall continental coordination of the programme implementation.  AUC is also directly responsible for the management and implementation of the project in the ECCAS region.

The coordinator needs to demonstrate high level of knowledge in fields of climate change and sustainable management of the environment and natural resources. S/he should possess substantial and proven experience in coordination and management of related programmes. S/he should be able to provide both technical and managerial advice to the team.

Main Functions

The Project Coordinator is responsible for:
Overall management of the activities of the Intra-ACP GCCA+ Programme at the African Union Commission level.
•    Provide guidance on the management and implementation as well as the coherence of actions with the policies and strategic orientations of the Economic Community of the Central African States (ECCAS), through close collaboration with the Project Coordinator based in ECCAS Secretariat.
•    Guide planning activities and have oversight on coordination and implementation of the Programme’s objectives and work plans
•    Provide ongoing technical guidance, policy advice and assistance
•    Ensure/Engage in the preparation of quarterly, mid-year and annual progress and performance reports
•    Participate in meetings, technical working groups, inter-agency task forces,  and other relevant forums on behalf of the programme;
•    Monitor, analyze, and evaluate technical reports and other relevant materials in the key areas and facilitate dissemination;
•    Coordinate and monitor the financial management of the project and establish measurable project performance indicators, monitor attainment of project outcomes and report on project progress.
•    Take charge of staff supervision, perform periodic performance appraisals, guide and supervise staff deployed in office

Specific Responsibilities

•    Responsible for overall coordination of the activities of the Intra-ACP GCCA+ Programme at continental level;
•    Lead the planning and preparation of reports, budget and work plans related to the functioning of the Unit in coordination with the AUC Head of Environment and ECCAS Technical Coordinator for the GCCA+ ;
•    Facilitate and coordinate the formulation of approriate strategies and plans of action for the implementation of the programme ;
•    Supervise the monitoring and evaluation of the GCCA+ Programme activities at AUC level;
•    Serve as a focal point on all issues relating to the Intra-ACP GCCA+ Programme and undertake all such work and duties as may be necessary for the effective execution of the functions and objectives of the  programme ;
•    Liaise with all RECS and member States on the GCCA+ programme and cultivate a culture of consultation with all stakeholders;
•    Maintain regular communication with the Head of Environment, the GCCA+ Coordinator in ECCAS, the climate change Unit, the Disaster Risk Reduction Coordinator and the ClimSA Programme Coordinator at AUC.
•    Ensure complementarity with other climate change and related programmes and initiatives in the implementation of the GCCA+ programme for synergies, networking and resource mobilization purposes;
•    Carry out liaison function in the collaboration with partners and other implementing institutions including the Intra ACP Secretariat, EU Delegation to the AU among others
•    Support resource mobilization for the programme,
•    Guide and monitor the performance of staff under his/her supervision
•    Undertake any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

•    Minimum of a Master’s (or Bac + 5) degree in Environmental Science, Climate Change or related fields and ten (10) years of progressively relevant work experience out of which six (6) years should be at expert/managerial level. Experience needs to be in areas of environmental management, climate change, sustainable management of the environment and natural resources and disaster risk reduction. Experience involving multi-stakeholders such as Regional Economic Communities, Regional Climate Centres, Member States and Development Partners will be an added advantage.

OR

•    Bachelor Degree in the above fields with twelve (12) years progressively relevant work experience stated above, out of which six (6) years should be at expert/managerial level
•    At least three (3) years out of total years of experience must be at supervisory level.
•    Proven extensive experience in engagement with RECs in climate change and knowledge of the role of RECs will be an added advantage.
•    Additional qualifications in project management would be an asset.
•    Experience in climate change negotiations is an added advantage.

Required Skills

•    Excellent interpersonal skills
•    Sound planning and organizational skills
•    Ability to negotiate diplomatically
•    Ability to delegate the appropriate responsibility, accountability and decision-making authority with regard to performance management and professional development
•    Policy development and analysis
•    Advanced knowledge of climate change issues, climate change adaptation and mitigation;
•    Aware of global climate change negotiations and the regional dimensions
•    Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese or Spanish) is required, and fluency in another is an added advantage.

Leadership Competencies

Strategic Insight…
Developing others…
Change Management….
Managing Risk…

Core Competencies

Building Relationship…
Foster Accountability Culture….
Learning Orientation…
Communicating with Influence…

Functional Competencies

Conceptual thinking…
Job Knowledge and information sharing…
Drive for result…
Continuous improvement orientation…

TENURE OF APPOINTMENT:

The appointment shall be for an initial period of one (1) year, the first three (3) months of which shall be on probation. It shall be renewable subject to performance and availability of funds.

GENDER MAINSTREAMING:

The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

LANGUAGES:

Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish) and fluency in another AU language is an added advantage

REMUNERATION:

The salary attached to the position is an annual lump-sum of US$  110,951.49  (P4 Step 5) inclusive of all allowances for internationally recruited staff, and US$ 92,867.97 inclusive of all allowances for locally recruited staff of the African Union Commission.

Applications must be made not later than  July 11, 2022.

Requisition ID: 1181

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Policy Officer – Monitoring and Evaluation (GCCA-EC) at THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION: (Deadline 11 July 2022)

Date: Jun 10, 2022

Location: Addis Ababa, Gabon Gabon

Organization: African Union

AU Values  

• Respect for Diversity and Team Work             • Think Africa Above all

• Transparency and Accountability                    • Integrity and Impartiality

• Efficiency and Professionalism                       • Information and Knowledge Shari

Organization Information

Reports to: GCCA+ Project Coordinator
Directorate/Department : Sustainable Environment & Blue Economy Directorate/
Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, Blue Economy, and Sustainable Environment (DARBE)
Division: Sustainable Environment
Number of Direct Reports: 1
Number of Indirect Reports: 0
Job Grade: P2
Number of Positions: 01
Contract Type: Fixed-term
Location: Libreville, Gabon

Purpose of Job

The African Union Commission (AUC) has secured funding from the European Union for the implementation of the Global Climate Change Alliance Plus programme (GCCA+).

The overall objective of the programme is to build the institutional capacity and support the coordination functions of the African Union Commission (AUC) and the Economic Community of Central Africa States (ECCAS) for the implementation of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the correspondent Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in Africa. The AUC is responsible for the overall continental coordination of the programme implementation.

Main Functions

•    Assist in the following up on the activities of the Project, with focus on monitoring and evaluating progress made in line with a predefined strategic plan.
•    Suggest new and expand on existing policy areas for planned research.
•    Contribute in conducting analysis and generate accurate reports in a timely manner for the project’s internal use.
•    Assist in setting the overall research direction of a relevant policy area.
•    Participate in the organisation of relevant meetings, congresses and conferences with stakeholders.
•    Engage with relevant mid-level stakeholders and develop working relationships.
•    Support the promotion of the activities of the Project including preparing leaflets, guidelines and fact sheets as required
•    Assist in drafting reports and participate in the preparation of budget and work programmes related to the functioning of the Project
•    Provide technical support to internal and external stakeholders

Specific Responsibilities

•    Ensure routine monitoring of project activities
•    Track progress the implementation of GCCA+ related activities as well as capturing the best practices and lessons learnt in relation to proper planning, implementation, monitoring and follow up,
•    Ensure good representation and ensuring a regular reporting system is in place.
•    Develop a Monitoring and Evaluation system for the programme and related projects.
•    Document lessons learned on all components of the project and support dissemination of knowledge from the programme.
•    Carry out regular assessment of the programme implementation to measure performance against objectives.
•    Document achievements and challenges based on regular programme monitoring.
•    Engage the production of regular monitoring reports and support the production of progress and annual reports for the programme.
•    Provide support to the external review and evaluation of the GCCA+ programme.
•    Assist with training on the use of recommended reporting and monitoring formats and guidelines;
•    Carry out any other task assigned by the supervisor.

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

•    Candidates must have a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Environmental Sciences or Sustainable Development or related field with a minimum of two (2) years of progressively relevant work experience in project monitoring and evaluation, including hands-on experience in designing, monitoring and evaluation systems of development projects.
OR
•    A Bachelor Degree in the above fields of study with a minimum of five (5) years of progressively relevant work experience as stated above.
•    A qualification or experience in Programme/Project management including design and formulation, management, monitoring and evaluation is essential.
•    Experience in project monitoring and evaluation, including hands-on experience in design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects.
•    Experience in climate change projects and negotiations will be an added advantage.
•    Experience in the ECCAS region (i.e. Member States) will be an added advantage.

Required Skills

•    Excellent interpersonal skills
•    Sound planning and organizational skills
•    Ability to negotiate diplomatically
•    Very good reporting skills
•    Excellent ability to work with required computer applications
•    Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese or Spanish) is required and fluency in another one AU working language will be an advantage. Proficiency in ECCAS working languages is highly preferred and knowledge of any other official language of the ECCAS region will be an added advantage.

Leadership Competencies

Strategic Insight…
Developing others ….
Change Management….
Managing Risk…

Core Competencies

Building Relationship…
Foster Accountability Culture…
Learning Orientation ….
Communicating with impact ….

Functional Competencies

Conceptual thinking…
Job Knowledge and information sharing…
Drive for Results…
Continuous improvement orientation…

 TENURE OF APPOINTMENT:

The appointment shall be for an initial period of one (1) year, the first three (3) months of which shall be on probation. It shall be renewable subject to performance and availability of funds.

GENDER MAINSTREAMING:

The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

LANGUAGES:

Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish) and fluency in another AU language is an added advantage

REMUNERATION:

The salary attached to the position is an annual lump sum of US$ 80,801.70 (P2 Step 5) inclusive of all allowances for internationally recruited staff, and US$ 65,992.92 inclusive of all allowances for locally recruited staff of the African Union Commission.

Applications must be made not later than July 11, 2022.

Requisition ID: 1185

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Senior Policy Officer – Research, Oil & Gas Officer at THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION: (Deadline 11 July 2022)

Date: Jun 8, 2022

Location: Algiers – AFREC (Algeria), Algeria

Organization: African Union

AU Values

• Respect for Diversity and Team Work             • Think Africa Above all

• Transparency and Accountability                    • Integrity and Impartiality

• Efficiency and Professionalism                       • Information and Knowledge Sharing

Organization Information

Reports to:Head of Division of Energy Policies, Strategies and Supports
Directorate/Department :African Energy Commission (AFREC)
Division :Division of Energy Policies, Strategies and Supports
Number of Direct Reports: 1
Number of Indirect Reports: 2
Job Grade: P3
Number of Positions: 01
Contract Type: Regular
Location: Algiers, Algeria

Purpose of Job

Enables AU achieve divisional objectives in its various departments/ organs.

Main Functions

•    Provide support in the preparation and implementation of the programmes developed out of the Division’s strategic plan;
•    Actively contribute in the development of strategies, policies, programmes and plans.
•    Liaise with Member States, Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and other stakeholders on  relevant matters and ensure coordination and collaboration at all levels;
•    Prepare and develop reports, budget and work programmes related to the functions of the Division;
•    Provide support to develop resource mobilization strategy with close coordination with relevant stakeholders;
•     Conduct complex analysis and generate accurate reports in a timely manner for the Division and AFREC’s internal and external uses;
•     Liaise with the various divisions of AFREC and Departments/Units of the African Union Commission for coordination and alignment purposes;
•      Prepare budgets and reports for the Division in accordance with relevant frameworks.
•     Support the promotion of the activities of the Division including preparing leaflets, guidelines and fact sheets as may be required;

Specific Responsibilities

•    Assist in developing and implementing AFREC’s programme on Oil and Gas Sector which including coordinated support on policies formulation and legal frameworks development in order to build the African institutional and human capacities of Member States to increase investments and regulate the African Oil and Gas sector and its Sub-Sector.
•    Initiate holistic continental, regional and national strategies for the development of African Domestic Oil and Gas Market in Africa and prepare comprehensive policies and action plans to ensure values added, job creation inclusive growth and sustainability of the sector.
•    Coordinate policy advisories and technical support for the African Member States and Pan African Institutions on oil and gas sector policies, legal frameworks and regulations, institutional reforms and strategic matter related to the development and investment.
•    Assist in developing advocacy initiatives, knowledge building activities, resource mobilization strategy and donors coordination for developing oil and gas sector in Africa.
•    Prepare action plans that effectively address the problems and constrains arising from current approach for developing oil and gas sector in Africa and creating African Domestic Market for Crude oil, Oil Products and Natural Gas as well as cross boarder trading.
•    Coordinate preparation of policy briefs, studies, researches and case studies in promoting resource integration, investment and development of oil and gas sector in national, regional and continental level.
•    Build partnership and collaboration with Member States, RECs, Pan – African Institutions, International Organizations, think – tanks, Investors and any relevant stakeholders in to benchmark policy formulation in order to develop effective support and interventions to the Member States and strengthen National, regional and continental institutional know – how on African Oil and Gas Sector.
•    Assist in mobilizing technical and financial support to the Member States for preparing and implementing projects and programmes on Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency.
•    Represent AFREC at workshops, conferences, meetings and seminars pertaining to oil and gas sector and provide guidance on issues related with AFREC’s work on this sector.
•    Keep abreast of global and regional development and trends in the oil and gas policies and governance and its impact on African oil and gas sector with special attention on the new policies related with climate change and energy transition.
•    Coordinate the advisory support on oil and gas including policies, regulatory frameworks, institutional structures to capacitate Member States in the sector.
•    Identify the potential areas of support to Member States and design the appropriate interventions.
•    Design and conduct a comprehensives capacity building programme to experts of Member states and promote the collaboration and cross boarders’ experiences sharing.
•    Implement AFREC’s programme on oil and gas and promote establishment of African market of crude oil, oil products and natural gas and facilitate cross boarders trading between Member States.
•    Advise the Head of Division on oil and gas programme;

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

•    A university Master’s Degree in petroleum or natural gas including geosciences, engineering, economics, policy or related disciplines with seven (7) years of experience in oil and gas industry, regulatory environment or international organizations out of which three (3) years at supervisory level.

OR

•     A university Bachelor degree in petroleum or natural gas including geosciences, engineering, economics, policy or related disciplines with ten (10) years of experience in oil and gas industry, regulatory environment or international organizations out of which five (5) years at supervisory level.

Required Skills

•    Excellent interpersonal skills
•    Sound planning and organisational skills
•    Ability to negotiate diplomatically
•    Ability to delegate the appropriate responsibility, accountability and decision-making authority with regard to performance management and professional development
•    Proficiency in one of the AU official working languages (French, English, Portuguese, and Arabic) and fluency in another AU language(s) is an added advantage.

Leadership Competencies

Strategic Insight…
Managing Risk…

Core Competencies

Building Relationship…
Communicating with Influence…

Functional Competencies

Conceptual thinking…

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.

LANGUAGES:

Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish) and fluency in another AU language is an added advantage

REMUNERATION:

Indicative basic salary of US$  37,453.00 (P3 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (48% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$ 18,547.20 (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.

Applications must be made not later than  July 11, 2022.

Requisition ID: 1172

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Project Coordinator (GCCA-EC) at THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION: (Deadline 11 July 2022)

Date: Jun 10, 2022

Location: Gabon

Organization: African Union

AU Values 

• Respect for Diversity and Team Work             • Think Africa Above all

• Transparency and Accountability                    • Integrity and Impartiality

• Efficiency and Professionalism                       • Information and Knowledge Shari

Organization Information

Reports to: Head of Division, Sustainable Environment
Directorate/Department : Sustainable Environment & Blue Economy
Division: Sustainable Environment, GCCA+ Programme
Number of Direct Reports: 2
Number of Indirect Reports: 0
Job Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term
Location: Libreville, Gabon

Purpose of Job

The African Union Commission (AUC) has secured funding from the European Union for the implementation of the Global Climate Change Alliance Plus programme (GCCA+). The overall objective of the programme is to build the institutional capacity and support the coordination functions of the African Union Commission (AUC) and the Economic Community of Central Africa States (ECCAS) for the implementation of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the correspondent Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in Africa. The AUC is responsible for the overall continental coordination of the programme implementation,
The coordinator needs to demonstrate high level of knowledge in the field of climate change and sustainable management of the environment and natural resources. S/he should possesses substantial and proven experience in coordination and management of related programmes. The candidate should be able to provide both technical and managerial advice to the team.

Main Functions

Under the supervision of the AUC Head of Sustainable Environment Division and in collaboration with ECCAS Commission, the Coordinator will:

•    Lead the programme management unit in ECCAS
•    Be responsible for the day-to-day management and implementation as well as the coherence of its actions with the policies and strategic orientations of the Economic Community of the Central African States (ECCAS).
•    Plan, oversee and coordinate the implementation of the Programme’s objectives and work plans
•    Provide ongoing technical guidance, policy advice and assistance
•    Ensure/Engage in the preparation of quarterly, mid-year and annual progress and performance reports
•    Participate in meetings, technical working groups, inter-agency task forces,  and other relevant forums on behalf of the programme;
•    Monitor, prepare, analyze, and evaluate technical reports and other relevant materials in the key areas and facilitate dissemination;
•    Coordinate and monitor the financial management of the project and establish measurable project performance indicators, monitor attainment of project outcomes and report on project progress.
•    Take charge of staff supervision, perform periodic performance appraisals, guide and supervise staff deployed in office

Specific Responsibilities

•    Responsible for overall coordination of the activities of the Intra-ACP GCCA+ Programme at the ECCAS Commission;
•    Lead the planning and preparation of reports, budget and work plans related to the functioning of the Unit in coordination with the AUC Head of Environment and AUC Technical Coordinator for the GCCA+ ;
•    Facilitate and coordinate the formulation of approriate strategies and plans of action for the implementation of the programme ;
•    Supervise the monitoring and evaluation of the GCCA Programme activities in ECCAS region;
•    Serve as a focal point of the ECCAS on all issues relating to the Intra-ACP GCCA+ Programme and undertake all such work and duties as may be necessary for the effective execution of the functions and objectives of the  programme ;
•    Liaise with all ECCAS member States on the GCCA+ programme and cultivate a culture of consultation with all stakeholders;
•    Maintain regular communication with the Head of Environment, the GCCA+ Coordinator, the climate change Unit, the Disaster Risk Reduction Coordinator and the ClimSA Programme Coordinator at AUC.
•    Ensure complementarity with other climate change and related programmes and initiatives in the implementation of the GCCA+ programme for synergies, networking and resource mobilization purposes; and
•    Undertake any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

•    Minimum of a Master’s (or Bac + 5) degree in Environmental Science, Climate Change or related fields and ten (10) years of progressively relevant work experience with six (6) years at managerial and/or expert level with a minimum of three (3) years in supervisory responsibilities. The candidate’s experience should be in environmental management or climate change involving multi-stakeholders such as Regional Economic Communities.

OR

•    Bachelor’s Degree in the above fields with twelve (12) years progressively relevant work experience stated above, out of which six (6) years should be at managerial or expert level
•    At least three (3) years out of total years of experience must be at supervisory level.
•    Proven experience and extensive engagement with knowledge on the roles of RECs in the relevant sector.
•    Proven experience and/or knowledge of policy development and analysis
•    Additional qualifications in project management would be an asset.
•    Must have working experience in the ECCAS region and be fluent in at least one of the Official languages of the ECCAS Commission.
Candidates must have a minimum of  seven (7) and ten (10) years of relevant professional work experience for Masters and Bachelor levels respectively out of which three (3) years should be at managerial/supervisory level, in one or more of the following areas: environmental management, weather and climate services, and meteorology involving multi-stakeholders such as Regional Economic Communities, Proven experience in extensive engagement with knowledge on the roles of RECs in relevant sector.

Required Skills

•    Excellent interpersonal skills
•    Sound planning and organizational skills
•    Ability to negotiate diplomatically
•    Ability to delegate the appropriate responsibility, accountability and decision-making authority with regard to performance management and professional development
•    Advanced knowledge of the use of climate data from regional and global climate models for climate simulations and predictions at the level of the sub-region, countries, watersheds, impacts, and forecasts of risks and disasters linked to climates;
•    Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese or Spanish), preferably one of the ECCAS working languages is required. Knowledge of any one of the other working language (preferably among the ECCAS working lanuguages) will be an advantage.

Leadership Competencies

Strategic Insight…
Developing others…
Change Management….
Managing Risk…

Core Competencies

Building Relationship…
Foster Accountability Culture…
Learning Orientation…
Communicating with Influence…

Functional Competencies

Conceptual thinking…
Job Knowledge and Information Sharing ….
Drive for result…
Continuous improvement orientation…

TENURE OF APPOINTMENT:

The Appointment will be made on a fixed term contract for a period of one (1) year, of which the first three (3) months will be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract may be renewed for a similar period subject to funding availability, satisfactory performance and agreed deliverables.

GENDER MAINSTREAMING:

The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

LANGUAGES:

Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish) and fluency in another AU language is an added advantage

REMUNERATION:

The salary attached to the position is an annual lump-sum of US$ 107,026.89 (P4 Step 5) inclusive of all allowances for internationally recruited staff, and US$   91,962.34  inclusive of all allowances for locally recruited staff of the African Union Commission.

 

Applications must be made not later than  July 11, 2022.

Requisition ID: 1184

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Junior Finance & Administration Officer (GCCA-EC) at THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION: (Deadline 11 July 2022)

Location: Gabon

Organization: African Union

AU Values 

• Respect for Diversity and Team Work             • Think Africa Above all

• Transparency and Accountability                    • Integrity and Impartiality

• Efficiency and Professionalism                       • Information and Knowledge Shari

Organization Information

Reports to: GCCA + Project Coordinator
Directorate/Department: Sustainable Environment & Blue Economy Directorate/Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, Blue Economy, and Sustainable Environment (DARBE)
Division: Sustainable Environment
Number of Direct Reports: 0
Number of Indirect Reports: 0
Job Grade: P1
Number of Positions: 01
Contract Type: Fixed – Term
Location: Libreville, Gabon

Purpose of Job

The African Union Commission (AUC) has secured funding from the European Union for the implementation of the Global Climate Change Alliance Plus programme (GCCA+). The overall objective of the programme is to build the institutional capacity and support the coordination functions of the African Union Commission (AUC) and the Economic Community of Central Africa States (ECCAS) for the implementation of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the correspondent Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in Africa. The AUC is responsible for the overall continental coordination of the programme implementation,

Main Functions

The Junior Finance and Administration Officer will be responsible for the delivery of administrative and financial tasks, as well as assisting with technical aspects of the programme. The officer will have the overall responsibility of assisting the programme on the planning and execution of all administrative tasks. S/he will make necessary follow-up on administrative matters involving various AU Departments and Directorates, and other offices. Other functions include provision of assistance in the overall coordination and monitoring of the programme in addition to involvement in the day-to-day activities.

Specific Responsibilities

•    Assists in the preparation of the annual budget based on the work-plan
•    Supports the compilation of financial reports and statements.
•    Provide support in managing cash controls and disbursements
•    Provide administrative support and prepare relevant progress reports.
•    Liaise with the Finance, Human Resource Management, Operations and Supply Chain directorates on financial, HR, administration and procurement functions; serve as focal person to handle related files, provide proposals and solutions to particular matters, prepare summary/status reports regularly and handle all related matters
•    Assist the office in facilitating communication with various service departments at the Headquarters
•    Facilitate engagements with stakeholders, schedule appointments and provide required administrative and logistical support as required.
•    Draft correspondences on finance and administration matters and ensure that the incoming and outgoing correspondences and communication are efficiently handled.
•    Handle logistical arrangements for meetings and other events.
•    Make travel arrangements for the officers and perform liaison duties with partners;
•    Prepare and participate in project meetings and take minutes and/or notes of such meetings; follow up on the implementation of meeting decisions/action plans through liaison with the programme staff and those implied.
•    Maintain databases, confidential and management records; soft and hard copy administrative and finance related documents/files;
•    Prepare and participate in project meetings and take minutes and/or notes of such meetings.
•    Perform any other related duties assigned by supervisors.

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

•    Candidates must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Administration Management or related fields, with at least two (2) years relevant work experience, preferably in international organizations OR Masters level of academic qualification in the above listed areas of study with a minimum of two (2) years relevant work experience.
•    A qualification in project management would be an added advantage.
•    Candidates must have appropriate experience at a junior level with exposure to programme support and professional engagement in one or more of the following areas: project management, environmental management, climate change adaptation and mitigation, management involving multi-stakeholders such as RECs, Member States, RCCs, and Development Partners.
•    Experience in office management and administration would be a strong added advantage.
•    Experience in the ECCAS region (i.e. Member States) will be an added advantage.

Required Skills

•    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
•    Sound planning and organizational skills
•    Very good drafting skills
•    Very good ability to liaise with various stakeholders, at different levels
•    Very good sense of responsibility and ability to take initiative
•    Ability to negotiate, to communicate diplomatically
•    Proficiency in one of the AU languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese or Spanish). Preference is given to candidates who speak at least one of the ECCAS working languages and fluency in another ECCAS language is an added advantage

Leadership Competencies

Change Management..
Managing Risk..

Core Competencies

Teamwork and Collaboration..
Accountability awareness and Compliance..
Learning Orientation..
Communicating with Influence…

Functional Competencies

Analytical thinking and problem solving..
Job Knowledge and information sharing..
Drive for result..
Continuous improvement focus..

TENURE OF APPOINTMENT:

The appointment shall be for an initial period of one (1) year, the first three (3) months of which shall be on probation. It shall be renewable subject to performance and availability of funds.

GENDER MAINSTREAMING:

The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

LANGUAGES:

Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish) and fluency in another AU language is an added advantage

REMUNERATION:

The salary attached to the position is an annual lump sum of US$   70,474.20   (P1 Step 5) inclusive of all allowances for internationally recruited staff, and US$ 55,665.42 inclusive of all allowances for locally recruited staff of the African Union Commission.

Applications must be made not later than July 11, 2022.

Requisition ID: 1186

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Senior Policy Officer – Research, Oil & Gas Officer at THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION: (Deadline 11 July 2022)

Date: Jun 8, 2022

Location: Algiers – AFREC (Algeria), Algeria

Organization: African Union

AU Values

• Respect for Diversity and Team Work             • Think Africa Above all

• Transparency and Accountability                    • Integrity and Impartiality

• Efficiency and Professionalism                       • Information and Knowledge Sharing

Organization Information

Reports to:Head of Division of Energy Policies, Strategies and Supports
Directorate/Department :African Energy Commission (AFREC)
Division :Division of Energy Policies, Strategies and Supports
Number of Direct Reports: 1
Number of Indirect Reports: 2
Job Grade: P3
Number of Positions: 01
Contract Type: Regular
Location: Algiers, Algeria

Purpose of Job

Enables AU achieve divisional objectives in its various departments/ organs.

Main Functions

•    Provide support in the preparation and implementation of the programmes developed out of the Division’s strategic plan;
•    Actively contribute in the development of strategies, policies, programmes and plans.
•    Liaise with Member States, Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and other stakeholders on  relevant matters and ensure coordination and collaboration at all levels;
•    Prepare and develop reports, budget and work programmes related to the functions of the Division;
•    Provide support to develop resource mobilization strategy with close coordination with relevant stakeholders;
•     Conduct complex analysis and generate accurate reports in a timely manner for the Division and AFREC’s internal and external uses;
•     Liaise with the various divisions of AFREC and Departments/Units of the African Union Commission for coordination and alignment purposes;
•      Prepare budgets and reports for the Division in accordance with relevant frameworks.
•     Support the promotion of the activities of the Division including preparing leaflets, guidelines and fact sheets as may be required;

Specific Responsibilities

•    Assist in developing and implementing AFREC’s programme on Oil and Gas Sector which including coordinated support on policies formulation and legal frameworks development in order to build the African institutional and human capacities of Member States to increase investments and regulate the African Oil and Gas sector and its Sub-Sector.
•    Initiate holistic continental, regional and national strategies for the development of African Domestic Oil and Gas Market in Africa and prepare comprehensive policies and action plans to ensure values added, job creation inclusive growth and sustainability of the sector.
•    Coordinate policy advisories and technical support for the African Member States and Pan African Institutions on oil and gas sector policies, legal frameworks and regulations, institutional reforms and strategic matter related to the development and investment.
•    Assist in developing advocacy initiatives, knowledge building activities, resource mobilization strategy and donors coordination for developing oil and gas sector in Africa.
•    Prepare action plans that effectively address the problems and constrains arising from current approach for developing oil and gas sector in Africa and creating African Domestic Market for Crude oil, Oil Products and Natural Gas as well as cross boarder trading.
•    Coordinate preparation of policy briefs, studies, researches and case studies in promoting resource integration, investment and development of oil and gas sector in national, regional and continental level.
•    Build partnership and collaboration with Member States, RECs, Pan – African Institutions, International Organizations, think – tanks, Investors and any relevant stakeholders in to benchmark policy formulation in order to develop effective support and interventions to the Member States and strengthen National, regional and continental institutional know – how on African Oil and Gas Sector.
•    Assist in mobilizing technical and financial support to the Member States for preparing and implementing projects and programmes on Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency.
•    Represent AFREC at workshops, conferences, meetings and seminars pertaining to oil and gas sector and provide guidance on issues related with AFREC’s work on this sector.
•    Keep abreast of global and regional development and trends in the oil and gas policies and governance and its impact on African oil and gas sector with special attention on the new policies related with climate change and energy transition.
•    Coordinate the advisory support on oil and gas including policies, regulatory frameworks, institutional structures to capacitate Member States in the sector.
•    Identify the potential areas of support to Member States and design the appropriate interventions.
•    Design and conduct a comprehensives capacity building programme to experts of Member states and promote the collaboration and cross boarders’ experiences sharing.
•    Implement AFREC’s programme on oil and gas and promote establishment of African market of crude oil, oil products and natural gas and facilitate cross boarders trading between Member States.
•    Advise the Head of Division on oil and gas programme;

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

•    A university Master’s Degree in petroleum or natural gas including geosciences, engineering, economics, policy or related disciplines with seven (7) years of experience in oil and gas industry, regulatory environment or international organizations out of which three (3) years at supervisory level.

OR

•     A university Bachelor degree in petroleum or natural gas including geosciences, engineering, economics, policy or related disciplines with ten (10) years of experience in oil and gas industry, regulatory environment or international organizations out of which five (5) years at supervisory level.

Required Skills

•    Excellent interpersonal skills
•    Sound planning and organisational skills
•    Ability to negotiate diplomatically
•    Ability to delegate the appropriate responsibility, accountability and decision-making authority with regard to performance management and professional development
•    Proficiency in one of the AU official working languages (French, English, Portuguese, and Arabic) and fluency in another AU language(s) is an added advantage.

Leadership Competencies

Strategic Insight…
Managing Risk…

Core Competencies

Building Relationship…
Communicating with Influence…

Functional Competencies

Conceptual thinking…

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.

LANGUAGES:

Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish) and fluency in another AU language is an added advantage

REMUNERATION:

Indicative basic salary of US$  37,453.00 (P3 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (48% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$ 18,547.20 (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.

Applications must be made not later than  July 11, 2022.

Requisition ID: 1172

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Project Coordinator (GCCA-EC) at THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION: (Deadline 11 July 2022)

Date: Jun 10, 2022

Location: Gabon

Organization: African Union

AU Values 

• Respect for Diversity and Team Work             • Think Africa Above all

• Transparency and Accountability                    • Integrity and Impartiality

• Efficiency and Professionalism                       • Information and Knowledge Shari

Organization Information

Reports to: Head of Division, Sustainable Environment
Directorate/Department : Sustainable Environment & Blue Economy
Division: Sustainable Environment, GCCA+ Programme
Number of Direct Reports: 2
Number of Indirect Reports: 0
Job Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term
Location: Libreville, Gabon

Purpose of Job

The African Union Commission (AUC) has secured funding from the European Union for the implementation of the Global Climate Change Alliance Plus programme (GCCA+). The overall objective of the programme is to build the institutional capacity and support the coordination functions of the African Union Commission (AUC) and the Economic Community of Central Africa States (ECCAS) for the implementation of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the correspondent Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in Africa. The AUC is responsible for the overall continental coordination of the programme implementation,
The coordinator needs to demonstrate high level of knowledge in the field of climate change and sustainable management of the environment and natural resources. S/he should possesses substantial and proven experience in coordination and management of related programmes. The candidate should be able to provide both technical and managerial advice to the team.

Main Functions

Under the supervision of the AUC Head of Sustainable Environment Division and in collaboration with ECCAS Commission, the Coordinator will:

•    Lead the programme management unit in ECCAS
•    Be responsible for the day-to-day management and implementation as well as the coherence of its actions with the policies and strategic orientations of the Economic Community of the Central African States (ECCAS).
•    Plan, oversee and coordinate the implementation of the Programme’s objectives and work plans
•    Provide ongoing technical guidance, policy advice and assistance
•    Ensure/Engage in the preparation of quarterly, mid-year and annual progress and performance reports
•    Participate in meetings, technical working groups, inter-agency task forces,  and other relevant forums on behalf of the programme;
•    Monitor, prepare, analyze, and evaluate technical reports and other relevant materials in the key areas and facilitate dissemination;
•    Coordinate and monitor the financial management of the project and establish measurable project performance indicators, monitor attainment of project outcomes and report on project progress.
•    Take charge of staff supervision, perform periodic performance appraisals, guide and supervise staff deployed in office

Specific Responsibilities

•    Responsible for overall coordination of the activities of the Intra-ACP GCCA+ Programme at the ECCAS Commission;
•    Lead the planning and preparation of reports, budget and work plans related to the functioning of the Unit in coordination with the AUC Head of Environment and AUC Technical Coordinator for the GCCA+ ;
•    Facilitate and coordinate the formulation of approriate strategies and plans of action for the implementation of the programme ;
•    Supervise the monitoring and evaluation of the GCCA Programme activities in ECCAS region;
•    Serve as a focal point of the ECCAS on all issues relating to the Intra-ACP GCCA+ Programme and undertake all such work and duties as may be necessary for the effective execution of the functions and objectives of the  programme ;
•    Liaise with all ECCAS member States on the GCCA+ programme and cultivate a culture of consultation with all stakeholders;
•    Maintain regular communication with the Head of Environment, the GCCA+ Coordinator, the climate change Unit, the Disaster Risk Reduction Coordinator and the ClimSA Programme Coordinator at AUC.
•    Ensure complementarity with other climate change and related programmes and initiatives in the implementation of the GCCA+ programme for synergies, networking and resource mobilization purposes; and
•    Undertake any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

•    Minimum of a Master’s (or Bac + 5) degree in Environmental Science, Climate Change or related fields and ten (10) years of progressively relevant work experience with six (6) years at managerial and/or expert level with a minimum of three (3) years in supervisory responsibilities. The candidate’s experience should be in environmental management or climate change involving multi-stakeholders such as Regional Economic Communities.

OR

•    Bachelor’s Degree in the above fields with twelve (12) years progressively relevant work experience stated above, out of which six (6) years should be at managerial or expert level
•    At least three (3) years out of total years of experience must be at supervisory level.
•    Proven experience and extensive engagement with knowledge on the roles of RECs in the relevant sector.
•    Proven experience and/or knowledge of policy development and analysis
•    Additional qualifications in project management would be an asset.
•    Must have working experience in the ECCAS region and be fluent in at least one of the Official languages of the ECCAS Commission.
Candidates must have a minimum of  seven (7) and ten (10) years of relevant professional work experience for Masters and Bachelor levels respectively out of which three (3) years should be at managerial/supervisory level, in one or more of the following areas: environmental management, weather and climate services, and meteorology involving multi-stakeholders such as Regional Economic Communities, Proven experience in extensive engagement with knowledge on the roles of RECs in relevant sector.

Required Skills

•    Excellent interpersonal skills
•    Sound planning and organizational skills
•    Ability to negotiate diplomatically
•    Ability to delegate the appropriate responsibility, accountability and decision-making authority with regard to performance management and professional development
•    Advanced knowledge of the use of climate data from regional and global climate models for climate simulations and predictions at the level of the sub-region, countries, watersheds, impacts, and forecasts of risks and disasters linked to climates;
•    Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese or Spanish), preferably one of the ECCAS working languages is required. Knowledge of any one of the other working language (preferably among the ECCAS working lanuguages) will be an advantage.

Leadership Competencies

Strategic Insight…
Developing others…
Change Management….
Managing Risk…

Core Competencies

Building Relationship…
Foster Accountability Culture…
Learning Orientation…
Communicating with Influence…

Functional Competencies

Conceptual thinking…
Job Knowledge and Information Sharing ….
Drive for result…
Continuous improvement orientation…

TENURE OF APPOINTMENT:

The Appointment will be made on a fixed term contract for a period of one (1) year, of which the first three (3) months will be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract may be renewed for a similar period subject to funding availability, satisfactory performance and agreed deliverables.

GENDER MAINSTREAMING:

The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

LANGUAGES:

Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish) and fluency in another AU language is an added advantage

REMUNERATION:

The salary attached to the position is an annual lump-sum of US$ 107,026.89 (P4 Step 5) inclusive of all allowances for internationally recruited staff, and US$   91,962.34  inclusive of all allowances for locally recruited staff of the African Union Commission.

 

Applications must be made not later than  July 11, 2022.

Requisition ID: 1184

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Project Coordinator (GCCA-EC) at THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION: (Deadline 11 July 2022)

Date: Jun 10, 2022

Location: Gabon

Organization: African Union

AU Values  

• Respect for Diversity and Team Work             • Think Africa Above all

• Transparency and Accountability                    • Integrity and Impartiality

• Efficiency and Professionalism                       • Information and Knowledge Shari

Organization Information

Reports to: Head of Division, Sustainable Environment
Directorate/Department : Sustainable Environment & Blue Economy
Division: Sustainable Environment, GCCA+ Programme
Number of Direct Reports: 2
Number of Indirect Reports: 0
Job Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term
Location: Libreville, Gabon

Purpose of Job

The African Union Commission (AUC) has secured funding from the European Union for the implementation of the Global Climate Change Alliance Plus programme (GCCA+). The overall objective of the programme is to build the institutional capacity and support the coordination functions of the African Union Commission (AUC) and the Economic Community of Central Africa States (ECCAS) for the implementation of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the correspondent Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in Africa. The AUC is responsible for the overall continental coordination of the programme implementation,
The coordinator needs to demonstrate high level of knowledge in the field of climate change and sustainable management of the environment and natural resources. S/he should possesses substantial and proven experience in coordination and management of related programmes. The candidate should be able to provide both technical and managerial advice to the team.

Main Functions

Under the supervision of the AUC Head of Sustainable Environment Division and in collaboration with ECCAS Commission, the Coordinator will:

•    Lead the programme management unit in ECCAS
•    Be responsible for the day-to-day management and implementation as well as the coherence of its actions with the policies and strategic orientations of the Economic Community of the Central African States (ECCAS).
•    Plan, oversee and coordinate the implementation of the Programme’s objectives and work plans
•    Provide ongoing technical guidance, policy advice and assistance
•    Ensure/Engage in the preparation of quarterly, mid-year and annual progress and performance reports
•    Participate in meetings, technical working groups, inter-agency task forces,  and other relevant forums on behalf of the programme;
•    Monitor, prepare, analyze, and evaluate technical reports and other relevant materials in the key areas and facilitate dissemination;
•    Coordinate and monitor the financial management of the project and establish measurable project performance indicators, monitor attainment of project outcomes and report on project progress.
•    Take charge of staff supervision, perform periodic performance appraisals, guide and supervise staff deployed in office

Specific Responsibilities

•    Responsible for overall coordination of the activities of the Intra-ACP GCCA+ Programme at the ECCAS Commission;
•    Lead the planning and preparation of reports, budget and work plans related to the functioning of the Unit in coordination with the AUC Head of Environment and AUC Technical Coordinator for the GCCA+ ;
•    Facilitate and coordinate the formulation of approriate strategies and plans of action for the implementation of the programme ;
•    Supervise the monitoring and evaluation of the GCCA Programme activities in ECCAS region;
•    Serve as a focal point of the ECCAS on all issues relating to the Intra-ACP GCCA+ Programme and undertake all such work and duties as may be necessary for the effective execution of the functions and objectives of the  programme ;
•    Liaise with all ECCAS member States on the GCCA+ programme and cultivate a culture of consultation with all stakeholders;
•    Maintain regular communication with the Head of Environment, the GCCA+ Coordinator, the climate change Unit, the Disaster Risk Reduction Coordinator and the ClimSA Programme Coordinator at AUC.
•    Ensure complementarity with other climate change and related programmes and initiatives in the implementation of the GCCA+ programme for synergies, networking and resource mobilization purposes; and
•    Undertake any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

•    Minimum of a Master’s (or Bac + 5) degree in Environmental Science, Climate Change or related fields and ten (10) years of progressively relevant work experience with six (6) years at managerial and/or expert level with a minimum of three (3) years in supervisory responsibilities. The candidate’s experience should be in environmental management or climate change involving multi-stakeholders such as Regional Economic Communities.

OR

•    Bachelor’s Degree in the above fields with twelve (12) years progressively relevant work experience stated above, out of which six (6) years should be at managerial or expert level
•    At least three (3) years out of total years of experience must be at supervisory level.
•    Proven experience and extensive engagement with knowledge on the roles of RECs in the relevant sector.
•    Proven experience and/or knowledge of policy development and analysis
•    Additional qualifications in project management would be an asset.
•    Must have working experience in the ECCAS region and be fluent in at least one of the Official languages of the ECCAS Commission.
Candidates must have a minimum of  seven (7) and ten (10) years of relevant professional work experience for Masters and Bachelor levels respectively out of which three (3) years should be at managerial/supervisory level, in one or more of the following areas: environmental management, weather and climate services, and meteorology involving multi-stakeholders such as Regional Economic Communities, Proven experience in extensive engagement with knowledge on the roles of RECs in relevant sector.

Required Skills

•    Excellent interpersonal skills
•    Sound planning and organizational skills
•    Ability to negotiate diplomatically
•    Ability to delegate the appropriate responsibility, accountability and decision-making authority with regard to performance management and professional development
•    Advanced knowledge of the use of climate data from regional and global climate models for climate simulations and predictions at the level of the sub-region, countries, watersheds, impacts, and forecasts of risks and disasters linked to climates;
•    Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese or Spanish), preferably one of the ECCAS working languages is required. Knowledge of any one of the other working language (preferably among the ECCAS working lanuguages) will be an advantage.

Leadership Competencies

Strategic Insight…
Developing others…
Change Management….
Managing Risk…

Core Competencies

Building Relationship…
Foster Accountability Culture…
Learning Orientation…
Communicating with Influence…

Functional Competencies

Conceptual thinking…
Job Knowledge and Information Sharing ….
Drive for result…
Continuous improvement orientation…

TENURE OF APPOINTMENT:

The Appointment will be made on a fixed term contract for a period of one (1) year, of which the first three (3) months will be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract may be renewed for a similar period subject to funding availability, satisfactory performance and agreed deliverables.

GENDER MAINSTREAMING:

The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

LANGUAGES:

Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish) and fluency in another AU language is an added advantage

REMUNERATION:

The salary attached to the position is an annual lump-sum of US$ 107,026.89 (P4 Step 5) inclusive of all allowances for internationally recruited staff, and US$   91,962.34  inclusive of all allowances for locally recruited staff of the African Union Commission.

 

Applications must be made not later than  July 11, 2022.

Requisition ID: 1184

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND APPLY

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