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The African Union (AU) is a continental body consisting of the 55 member states that make up the countries of the African Continent. It was officially launched in 2002 as a successor to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU, 1963-1999).  We are an Integrated, Prosperous and Peaceful Africa, driven by its own citizens and representing a dynamic force in the global arena.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Director, Conflict Management

Requisition ID: 254
Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Organization: African Union Commission – AUC
Department: Conflict Management
Number of Direct Reports: 13
Number of Indirect Reports: 19
Job Grade: D1
Reports to: Commissioner Political Affairs, Peace & Security

Purpose of Job

  • To provide strategic direction and leadership in managing the operations of the Conflict Management Department in order to achieve the AU strategic objectives and goals.

Main Functions

  • Develops and executes the overall strategy for the Department and ensures alignment with overall organizational strategy;
  • Manages and supervises employees within the Department, ensures the timely delivery of the directorate’s goals and effective staff performance evaluation;
  • Drives the implementation and monitoring of policies, strategies and programs to contribute to the effective implementation of relevant AU Policy Organs Decisions;
  • Ensures the delivery of the Department’s annual targets in line with the organization’s overall goals and maintains robust departmental monitoring and evaluation systems;
  • Provides technical leadership and ensures efficient functioning of all Divisions within the Department;
  • Manages the work of the Department and supervises direct reports to ensure their effective performance in line with the organization’s performance management policy and system;
  • Leads the Department and ensures effective management of personnel, budget, performance, program quality, employee relations matters and training in conformity with relevant rules, policies and procedures;
  • Builds and maintains good working relations and collaboration with other Directorates/Departments;
  • Develops and maintains regular working relations with senior stakeholders in Member State and partner institution;
  • Coordinates meetings between the organization and relevant partners;
  • Ensures the preparation of periodic financial and budget execution reports and other reports;
  • Ensures the effective management of funds contributed to the organization;
  • Implements and Maintains thematic partnerships in support of the mandate of the Department;
  • Develops and oversees policy development and guidelines in line with the organization’s legal framework;
  • Designs policies consistent with the AU’s strategic goals and mandate in order to address the pertinent issues in the relevant area;
  • Prepares and oversees integrated programs, projects and overall activities of the organization.
  • Maintains a positive work environment that facilitates collaboration and information sharing and is conducive to attracting, retaining, and motivating diverse talent.
  • Develops and maintains standard operating procedures (SOP’s) for the Department
  • Manages risks, develops mitigation measures and ensures business continuity of the Department.

Specific Responsibilities

  •  Strategic, tactical and operational advice and management
  • Provides strategic advice on conflict and crisis management in Africa to the Commissioner for Political Affairs, Peace and Security (PAPS) of the African Union Commission
  • Co-ordinates the development of Common African Positions on relevant political, peace and security issues and the provision of technical support to AU member states
  • Develops overarching strategies and provide tactical and strategic direction to African Union-led peace support operations, mediation and dialogue interventions
  • Oversees and ensures effective execution of activities of the AU Agenda 2063 Flagship projects in the field of governance and peace and security, ensuring complementarity and synergy in the implementation of the African Governance Architecture (AGA) and the African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA)
  • Identifies, analyzes and monitors developments and emerging issues with respect to the implementation of African Peace and Security Architecture and other African Union Governance, Peace and Security Instruments
  • Assesses implications, make recommendations to the Commissioner for PAPS and to the African Union Leadership as well as Members of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union on possible strategies, policies and other measures to address issues of concern and to advance mandated and assigned objectives.
  • Provides strategic guidance to the Crisis Management components of the PAPS Department.
  • Ensures regular, timely and high-quality reporting to the African Union Leadership and the Peace and Security Council on developments and issues pertaining to the mandate.
  • Reviews inputs and reports of the Crisis Management Department to ensure synergy and complementarity in the implementation of the PAPS Department and the African Union’s mandate.
  • Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with all stakeholders involving in crisis and conflict management matters in Africa and other national and international partners on coordination and peace and security policy matters.
  • Liaises /Coordinates with the UN, RECs/RMs and other international organization on matters related to Political Affairs, Peace and Security in Africa.
  • Ensures adequate support to relevant decision-making organs on crisis and conflict management related matters / Coordinate and maintain good working relations with the Directorate for Governance and Conflict Preventions and other Departments/Directorates/Offices of the Commission and other Agencies of the African Union;
  • Develops and maintains appropriate working relations with partners of the African Union, in the fields of Political Affairs, Peace and Security.
  • Ensures overall quality and timeliness of the services and solutions provided by the PAPS Department
  • Manages the Conflict Management Directorate, set goals and determine priorities, ensure a cohesive effort, reallocate resources as needed, appraise performance, promote and facilitate staff development and training, including ensuring compliance with mandatory training;
  • Any other related assignments as may be assigned by the supervisor.

 

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Political Science, Peace and Security Studies, Law, International Relations, or other related Social Sciences studies, with 15 years experience out of which 8 years are at managerial level and 5 at supervisory level.
  • Experience in political engagement, planning, analysis, reporting and negotiation in an international setting is required.
  • Experience in managing a large team or office is required.
  • Experience working in an intergovernmental  system handling peace and security related field operations (inclusive of peacekeeping, political missions and programmes) within UN agencies,) a similar international organization or non-governmental organization in a conflict or post-conflict setting is required.

Required Skills:

  • Leadership and management skills
  • Research and analytical skills
  • Interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Knowledge and working understanding of AU policies, standards and processes
  • Communication, presentation and report writing skills
  • Knowledge in the use of Microsoft Office suite and AU computer software systems
  • Ability to actively seek, identify and apply appropriate technology to improve programme delivery
  • Proficiency in one of the AU working languages  (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese and Spanish) and fluency in another AU language(s) is an added advantage.

Leadership Competencies:

  • Strategic Perspective
  • Developing Others
  • Driving Change
  • Managing Risk

Core Competencies:

  • Building Relationships
  • Responsibility
  • Learning Orientation
  • Communicating with impact

Functional Competencies:

  • Conceptual Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Job Knowledge
  • Drive for Results
  • Innovation and taking initiative

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.

Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of US$78,138.00 (D1 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (46% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$ 26,208.00 (per annum), and education allowance (100% of tuition and other education-related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$ 10,000.00 per child per annum), for internationally recruited staff and a maximum of $3,300 per child per annum for locally recruited staff.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Director, Infrastructure and Energy

Requisition ID: 251
Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Organization: African Union Commission – AUC
Reports to: Commissioner Infrastructure & Energy
Department: Infrastructure & Energy
Number of Direct Reports: 6
Number of Indirect Reports: 22
Job Grade: D1

Purpose of Job

  • To provide strategic direction and leadership in managing the operations of the Infrastructure and Energy Department in order to achieve the AU strategic objectives and goals.

Main Functions

  • Develops and executes the overall strategy for the Department and ensures alignment with overall organizational strategy;
  • Manages and supervises employees within the Department, ensures the timely delivery of the Department’s goals and effective staff performance evaluation;
  • Drives the implementation and monitoring of policies, strategies and programs to contribute to the effective implementation of relevant AU Policy Organs Decisions;
  • Ensures the delivery of the Department’s annual targets in line with the organization’s overall goals and maintains robust departmental monitoring and evaluation systems;
  • Provides technical leadership and ensures efficient functioning of all Divisions within the Department;
  • Manages the work of the Department and supervises direct reports to ensure their effective performance in line with the organization’s performance management policy and system;
  • Leads the Department and ensures effective management of personnel, budget, performance, program quality, employee relations matters and training in conformity with relevant rules, policies and procedures;
  • Builds and maintains good working relations and collaboration with other Directorates/Departments;
  • Develops and maintains regular working relations with senior stakeholders in Member State and partner institution;
  • Coordinates meetings between the organization and relevant partners;
  • Ensures the preparation of periodic financial and budget execution reports and other reports;
  • Ensures the effective management of funds contributed to the organization, attributed to the Department;
  • Implements and Maintains thematic partnerships in support of the mandate of the Department;
  • Develops and oversees policy development and guidelines in line with the organization’s legal framework;
  • Designs policies consistent with the AU’s strategic goals and mandate in order to address the pertinent issues in the relevant area;
  • Prepares and oversees integrated programs, projects and overall activities of the organization.
  • Maintains a positive work environment that facilitates collaboration and information sharing and is conducive to attracting, retaining, and motivating diverse talent.
  • Develops and maintains standard operating procedures (SOP’s) for the Department
  • Manages risks, develops mitigation measures and ensures business continuity of the Department.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Advises the Commissioner on policy and strategy matters and assist in developing and supervising work programs and in developing partnership relations; .
  • Prepares and implements plans of action and programs of activities of the Department;
  • Provides technical guidance and ensure efficient functioning of supervised Divisions and specialized technical committees and sub-committees on transport, communications, tourism and energy sectors;
  • Organizes, coordinate and ensure the implementation of plans of action and programs and activities of the Department;
  • Builds good working relations with other Departments/Directorates/Offices of the Commission and the African Commission on Energy;
  • Develops and maintains appropriate working relations with partners of the African Union, in the field of transport, communication, tourism and energy;
  • Promotes best practices and appropriate working systems;
  • Exercises overall management of the Department: personnel, budget, performance, quality, discipline and training in conformity with relevant rules and procedures in force;
  • Produces and submits periodic reports of activities and specific missions;
  • Coordinates the elaboration of policies related to Energy, transport and ICT sectors
  • Oversees the implementation of 4 flagship projects under the mandate of the Department (INGA project, PAEN, SAATM, HST)
  • Actively participates in resource mobilisation related to sectors under IED responsibility
  • Represents AUC in international discussion related to sectors under IED responsibility and ensure that AU interest are well taken
  • Oversees the harmonisation of all sectorial policies with RECs
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • A Master’s Degree in Energy, Transport, ICT or in a related field, with fifteen (15) years of relevant work experience out of which 8 years are at managerial level and 5 at supervisory level.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to use strong managerial delegation, political tact and supervisory skills to achieve documented objectives
  • Ability to work effectively with people from various backgrounds and create an environment where diversity is respected
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with top level stakeholders
  • Ability to identify key strategic opportunities and risks
  • Ability to actively seek, identify and apply appropriate technology to improve programme delivery
  • 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 working languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese and Spanish) and fluency in another AU language(s) is an added advantage.

Leadership Competencies:

  • Strategic Perspective
  • Developing Others
  • Driving Change
  • Managing Risk

Core Competencies:

  • Building Relationships
  • Responsibility
  • Learning Orientation
  • Communicating with impact

Functional Competencies:

  • Conceptual Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Job Knowledge
  • Drive for Results
  • Innovation and taking initiative

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.

Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of US$ 78, 138.00 (D1 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (46% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$ 26,208.00 (per annum), and education allowance (100% of tuition and other education-related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$ 10,000.00 per child per annum), for internationally recruited staff and a maximum of $3,300 per child per annum for locally recruited staff.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Job Title: Director, Sustainable Environment and Blue Economy

Requisition ID: 247
Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Organization: African Union Commission – AUC
Reports to: H.E. Commissioner for Agriculture, Rural Development, Blue Economy, and Sustainable Environment (ARBE)
Department: Sustainable Environment & Blue Economy
Number of Direct Reports: 5
Number of Indirect Reports: 19
Job Grade: D1

Purpose of Job

  • To provide strategic direction and leadership in managing the operations of the Sustainable Environment and Blue Economy Department in order to achieve the AU strategic objectives and goals.

Main Functions

  • Develops and executes the overall strategy for the Department and ensures alignment with overall organizational strategy;
  • Manages and supervises employees within the Department, ensures the timely delivery of the directorate’s goals and effective staff performance evaluation;
  • Drives the implementation and monitoring of policies, strategies, and programs to contribute to the effective implementation of relevant AU Policy Organs Decisions;
  • Ensures the delivery of the Department’s annual targets in line with the organization’s overall goals and maintains robust departmental monitoring and evaluation systems;
  • Provides technical leadership and ensures efficient functioning of all Divisions within the Department;
  • Manages the work of the Department and supervises direct reports to ensure their effective performance in line with the organization’s performance management policy and system;
  • Leads the Department and ensures effective management of personnel, budget, performance, program quality, employee relations matters, and training in conformity with relevant rules, policies, and procedures;
  • Builds and maintains good working relations and collaboration with other Directorates/Departments;
  • Develops and maintains regular working relations with senior stakeholders in Member State and partner institution;
  • Coordinates meetings between the organization and relevant partners;
  • Ensures the preparation of periodic financial and budget execution reports and other reports;
  • Ensures the effective management of funds contributed to the organization, attributed to the Department;
  • Implements and maintains thematic partnerships in support of the mandate of the Department;
  • Develops and oversees policy development and guidelines in line with the organization’s legal framework;
  • Designs policies consistent with the AU’s strategic goals and mandate in order to address the pertinent issues in the relevant area;
  • Prepares and oversees integrated programs, projects, and overall activities of the organization.
  • Maintains a positive work environment that facilitates collaboration and information sharing and is conducive to attracting, retaining, and motivating diverse talent.
  • Develops and maintains standard operating procedures (SOP’s) for the Department.
  • Manages risks, develops mitigation measures, and ensures business continuity of the Department.
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Specific Responsibilities

  • Maintains a positive work environment that facilitates collaboration and information sharing and is conducive to attracting, retaining, and motivating diverse talent..
  • Initiates and manages the development of policies, strategies and programs that contribute to the goals of DARBE consistent with AUC vision and mandates.
  • Liaises /Coordinates with the UN, RECs/RMs and other international organization on matters related to Sustainable Environment and Blue Economy in Africa;
  • Oversees and ensures effective execution of activities of the AU Agenda 2063 Flagship projects in the field of sustainable environment and blue economy, ensuring complementarity and synergy with AUDA-NEPAD, Regional Economic Communities and other continental institutions;
  • Oversees and coordinates the work of the divisions of Sustainable Environment and Blue Economy
  • Maintains liaison with other Departments of the AUC as well as AUDA-NEPAD, RECs and other relevant stakeholders to identify and promote synergies across initiatives and to ensure a coordinated development and implementation of such initiatives.
  • Initiates and strengthens forums for stakeholders’ consultations, lesson and experiences sharing as well as capacity strengthening.
  • Prepares periodic reports on the implementation of the Department’s programs and operations.
  • Provides strategic advice and support to the Commissioner for Agriculture, Rural Development, Blue Economy and Sustainable Environment in preparing statements, proposals, briefs, reports and other relevant tasks
  • Any other related assignments as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Sustainable Development, Environmental Management, Natural Resource Management, Ocean Governance, Marine Biology, Fisheries Management, Oceanography or related fields with a minimum of 15 years experience with 8 years at managerial level and 5 years at supervisory level.
  • A Ph.D. in a relevant field and membership of relevant professional bodies are an added advantage.
  • Relevant national, regional and international experience in a sustainable environment and blue economy or relevant sub-sectors is required.

Required Skills:

  • Leadership and managerial skills
  • Interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Communication, report writing, and presentation skills
  • Ability to use Microsoft office suite
  • Knowledge and working understanding of AU policies, strategies, and programmes.
  • Research and analytical skills
  • 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
  • Driving Change
  • Managing Risk

Core Competencies:

  • Building Relationships
  • Responsibility
  • Learning Orientation
  • Communicating with impact

Functional Competencies:

  • Conceptual Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Job Knowledge
  • Drive for Results
  • Innovation and taking initiative.

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.

Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of US$ 78,138.00 (D1 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (46% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$ 26,208.00 (per annum), and education allowance (100% of tuition and other education-related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$ 10,000.00 per child per annum), for internationally recruited staff and a maximum of $3,300 per child per annum for locally recruited staff.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Director of Protocol

Requisition ID: 249
Location: Addis – Ababa, Ethiopia
Organization: African Union Commission – AUC
Reports to: H.E. The Chairperson
Directorate: Protocol Services
Employment type: Contract
Number of Direct Reports: 2
Number of Indirect Reports: 22
Job Grade: D1

Purpose of Job

  • To provide strategic direction and leadership in managing the operations of the Protocol Services Directorate in order to achieve the AU strategic objectives and goals.

Main Functions

  • Develops and executes the overall strategy for the Directorate and ensures alignment with overall organizational strategy.
  • Manages and supervises employees within the Directorate, ensures the timely delivery of the Directorate’s goals and effective staff performance evaluation.
  • Drives the implementation and monitoring of policies, strategies and programs to contribute to the effective implementation of relevant AU Policy Organs Decisions.
  • Ensures the delivery of the Directorate’s annual targets in line with the organization’s overall goals and maintains robust departmental monitoring and evaluation systems.
  • Provides technical leadership and ensures efficient functioning of all Divisions within the Directorate.
  • Manages the work of the Directorate and supervises direct reports to ensure their effective performance in line with the organization’s performance management policy and system.
  • Leads the Directorate and ensures effective management of personnel, budget, performance, program quality, employee relations matters and training in conformity with relevant rules, policies and procedures.
  • Builds and maintains good working relations and collaboration with other Directorates/Departments.
  • Develops and maintains regular working relations with senior stakeholders in Member State and partner institution.
  • Coordinates meetings between the organization and relevant partners.
  • Ensures the preparation of periodic financial and budget execution reports and other reports.
  • Ensures the effective management of funds contributed to the organization, attributed to the Directorate.
  • Implements and Maintains thematic partnerships in support of the mandate of the Directorate.
  • Develops and oversees policy development and guidelines in line with the organization’s legal framework.
  • Designs policies consistent with the AU’s strategic goals and mandate in order to address the pertinent issues in the relevant area.
  • Prepares and oversees integrated programs, projects and overall activities of the organization.
  • Maintains a positive work environment that facilitates collaboration and information sharing and is conducive to attracting, retaining, and motivating diverse talent.
  • Develops and maintains standard operating procedures (SOP’s) for the Directorate.
  • Manages risks, develops mitigation measures and ensures business continuity of the Directorate.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Builds and maintains a strategic plan to form good working relations with other Organizations.
  • Develops and maintains rules and procedures relating to practices and services, including the issuance of Certificates of Merit for departing PRC Members.
  • Manages all protocol related matters, resources and activities of the Commission.
  • Overall supervision of the Protocol Directorate and dealing with policy matters with host government, foreign embassies and international Organizations.
  • Advises the Commission on all matters of protocol and ensure that existing international practices regarding diplomatic protocol at ceremonies and public functions as well as forms of communication are adhered to.
  • Communicates protocol rules and procedures to staff of the Commission.
  • Supervises the preparation and organization of official functions and ensure that the conduct of ceremonies, official programmes, and functions are appropriately carried out.
  • Coordinates and follows up appointments of the Chairperson of the Commission for all public functions and ceremonies such as visits of Dignitaries, presentation of Letters of Credence by newly appointed Ambassadors to the AU.
  • Ensures that necessary arrangements for settlements of newly recruited staff members are made and assistance provided for securing accommodation and completing all residence formalities with host country authorities and institutions;
  • Periodic review of the Protocol Manual;
  • Oversees and approves issuance of AU Passport;
  • Prepares the Programme Budget of the Directorate and oversee programme implementation and budget execution;
  • Ensures the full implementation of the Headquarters Agreement by the Host Government, or entice re-negotiations in case of obsolete articles of these Agreement;
  • Ensures the use of high diplomatic standards in the Organisation’s interaction with Dignitaries and other International Organisation;
  • Ensures high standard logistical organisation of summits and other conferences held at or outside the Headquarters;
  • Contributes to the popularisation of the African Union as well as the implementation of Agenda 2063;
  • Managess all activities related to visits of dignitaries, functions and programmes;
  • Performs any other related duties that may be assigned by the supervisor.

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • A Master’s degree in Public Relations, International Relations, Political Science or Diplomacy or a related field with fifteen (15) years of relevant work experience of which eight (8) years must be at the managerial level and five (5) years at supervisory level.

Required Skills:

  • Leadership and management skills
  • Communication, report writing and presentation skills
  • Negotiation and Interpersonal skills
  • Research and analytical skills
  • Knowledge and working understanding of AU policies, strategies and work processes.
  • Knowledge in the use of Microsoft Office suite and AU computer programmes
  • 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
  • Driving Change
  • Managing Risk

Core Competencies:

  • Building Relationships
  • Responsibility
  • Learning Orientation
  • Communicating with impact

Functional Competencies:

  • Conceptual Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Job Knowledge
  • Drive for Results
  • Innovation and taking initiative

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.

Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of US$ 78, 138.00 (D1 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (46% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$ 26,208.00 (per annum), and education allowance (100% of tuition and other education-related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$ 10,000.00 per child per annum), for internationally recruited staff and a maximum of $3,300 per child per annum for locally recruited staff.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Secretary to the Commission

Requisition ID: 252
Location: Addis Ababa, Ethipoia
Employment Type: 3-year Contract
Reports to: Chairperson of the Commission
Directorate: Secretary to the Commission
Job Grade: D1
Number of Direct Reports: 3
Number of Indirect Reports: 15

Purpose of Job

  • To provide strategic direction and leadership in managing the operations of the Office of the Secretary of the Commission in order to achieve the AU strategic objectives and goals.

Main Functions

  • Develops and executes the overall strategy for the Office and ensures alignment with overall organizational strategy
  • Manages and supervises employees within the Office, ensures the timely delivery of the Office’s goals and effective staff performance evaluation
  • Drives the implementation and monitoring of policies, strategies and programs to contribute to the effective implementation of relevant AU Policy Organs Decisions
  • Ensures the delivery of the Office’s annual targets in line with the organization’s overall goals and maintains robust departmental monitoring and evaluation systems
  • Provides technical leadership and ensures efficient functioning of all Divisions within the Office
  • Manages the work of the Office and supervises direct reports to ensure their effective performance in line with the organization’s performance management policy and system
  • Leads the Office and ensures effective management of personnel, budget, performance, program quality, employee relations matters and training in conformity with relevant rules, policies and procedures
  • Builds and maintains good working relations and collaboration with other Directorates / Departments
  • Develops and maintains regular working relations with senior stakeholders in Member State and partner institution
  • Coordinates meetings between the organization and relevant partners
  • Ensures the preparation of periodic financial and budget execution reports and other reports
  • Ensures the effective management of funds contributed to the organization, attributed to the Office
  • Implements and Maintains thematic partnerships in support of the mandate of the Office
  • Develops and oversees policy development and guidelines in line with the organization’s legal framework
  • Designs policies consistent with the AU’s strategic goals and mandate in order to address the pertinent issues in the relevant area
  • Prepares and oversees integrated programs, projects and overall activities of the organization
  • Maintains a positive work environment that facilitates collaboration and information sharing and is conducive to attracting, retaining, and motivating diverse talent
  • Develops and maintains standard operating procedures (SOP’s) for the Office
  • Manages risks, develops mitigation measures and ensures business continuity of the Office.

 

Specific Responsibilities

  • Serves as the Commission’s focal point for relations and communications with Member States and the Union Organs and ensures smooth relations between the Commission and all Union Organs
  • Serves as the Secretariat of the Commission, with respect to  planning, managing and servicing statutory meetings and the Union’s Policy Organs, the Permanent Representatives Committee and Commission meetings
  • Assists the Chairperson of the Commission in monitoring the implementation of the Decisions of the Union’s Policy Organs
  • Serves as the institutional memory Office for the Commission and other Organs of the AU
  • Establishes a horizontal link between Departments and Directorates for smooth, consistent and effective implementation of AU decisions
  • Ensures that all documentation for the meetings and the work of the Policy Organs are properly prepared, in line with the vision and mission of the Union, are duly processed and dispatched  in a timely manner to Member States
  • Ensures that the outcomes of meetings, such as decisions and reports are properly finalized, and disseminated on time to Member States
  • Ensures that those documents are properly stored and accessible at any time and to manage a Databank of documentation of the Union
  • Performs any other relevant duties, as may be assigned by the supervisor
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Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Master’s degree in  Political Science, Law, Diplomacy, International Relations Public Administration, or in  related field with at least fifteen (15) years experience in progressively responsible positions, with eight (8) years at a senior management level out of which five (5) years should be in a supervisory role
  • Proven experience in facilitating national or intergovernmental decision-making processes

Required Skills:

  • Proven experience in policy formulation
  • Ability to use strong managerial delegation, political tact and supervisory skills to achieve documented objectives
  • Ability to work effectively with people from various backgrounds and create an environment where diversity is respected
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with top level stakeholders
  • Ability to identify key strategic opportunities and risks
  • Ability to actively seek, identify and apply appropriate technology to improve programme delivery
  • Ability to delegate the appropriate responsibility, accountability and decision-making authority with regard to performance management and professional development
  • The African Union working languages are Arabic, English, French, Portuguese and Spanish. Proficiency in at least two (2) of the AU working languages of the Union is required. Knowledge of any of the other three languages will be an added advantage.

Leadership Competencies:

  • Strategic Perspective
  • Developing Others
  • Driving Change
  • Managing Risk.

Core Competencies:

  • Building Relationships
  • Responsibility
  • Learning Orientation
  • Communicating with impact.

Functional Competencies:

  • Conceptual Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Job Knowledge
  • Drive for Results
  • Innovation and taking initiative.

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.

Renumeration

  • Indicative basic salary of US$ 78, 138.00 (D1 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (46% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$ 26,208.00 (per annum), and education allowance (100% of tuition and other education-related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$ 10,000.00 per child per annum), for internationally recruited staff and a maximum of $3,300 per child per annum for locally recruited staff.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Director – Governance and Conflict Prevention

 

Requisition ID: 250
Duty Station: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Organization: African Union Commission – AUC
Reports to: Commissioner Political Affairs, Peace & Security
Department: Governance and Conflict Prevention
Number of Direct Reports: 4
Number of Indirect Reports: 23
Grade: D1

Purpose of Job

  • Tor provides strategic direction and leadership in managing the operations of the Governance and Conflict Prevention Department in order to achieve the AU strategic objectives and goals.

Main Functions

  • Develops and executes the overall strategy for the Department and ensures alignment with overall organizational strategy;
  • Manages and supervises employees within the Department, ensures the timely delivery of the directorate’s goals and effective staff performance evaluation;
  • Drives the implementation and monitoring of policies, strategies and programs to contribute to the effective implementation of relevant AU Policy Organs Decisions;
  • Ensures the delivery of the Department’s annual targets in line with the organization’s overall goals and maintains robust departmental monitoring and evaluation systems;
  • Provides technical leadership and ensures efficient functioning of all Divisions within the Department;
  • Manages the work of the Department and supervises direct reports to ensure their effective performance in line with the organization’s performance management policy and system;
  • Leads the Department and ensures effective management of personnel, budget, performance, program quality, employee relations matters and training in conformity with relevant rules, policies and procedures;
  • Builds and maintains good working relations and collaboration with other Directorates/Departments;
  • Develops and maintains regular working relations with senior stakeholders in Member State and partner institution;
  • Coordinates meetings between the organization and relevant partners;
  • Ensures the preparation of periodic financial and budget execution reports and other reports;
  • Ensures the effective management of funds contributed to the organization, attributed to the Department;
  • Implements and Maintains thematic partnerships in support of the mandate of the Department; Develops and oversees policy development and guidelines in line with the organization’s legal framework;
  • Designs policies consistent with the AU’s strategic goals and mandate in order to address the pertinent issues in the relevant area;
  • Prepares and oversees integrated programs, projects and overall activities of the organization.
  • Maintains a positive work environment that facilitates collaboration and information sharing and is conducive to attracting, retaining, and motivating diverse talent.
  • Develops and maintains standard operating procedures (SOP’s) for the Department.
  • Manages risks, develops mitigation measures and ensures business continuity of the Department.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Provides strategic advice on governance, democratization, elections, constitutionalism, rule of law, human rights, transitional justice, public service and administration, combatting corruption and illicit financial flows, decentralization and local development, housing, human settlements and urban development, security sector reform, and post-conflict reconstruction and development in Africa to the Commissioner for Political Affairs, Peace and Security (PAPS) of the African Union Commission including preparing statements, speeches and briefings.
  • Co-ordinates the development of Common African Positions on relevant governance and conflict prevention issues and the provision of technical support to AU member states.
  • Oversees and ensures effective execution of activities of the AU Agenda 2063 Flagship projects in the field of governance and peace and security, ensuring complementarity and synergy in the implementation of the African Governance Architecture (AGA) and the African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA).
  • Supervises development of official communications, statements and other documents.
  • Supervises Staff of the Directorate in organizing seminars, workshops and other related activities of the Department.
  • Ensures the drafting of speeches, talking points for the Commissioner.
  • Supervises the preparation of reports of activities and specific missions.
  • Liaises with the AU Regional Offices on issues related to the work of the Department.
  • Creates strategies for mainstreaming the work of the directorate in the programs of the African Union.
  • Develops appropriate working relations with AU Organs, RECs and partners of African Union on issues relating to the work of the Department.
  • Performs any other relevant tasks as assigned by the supervisor.

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Political Science, International Relations, Public Administration, Law, Human Rights, Sociology or any other related field with fifteen (15) years’ experience of which(eight) 8 years at managerial level and five (5) years at supervisory level.
  • A PhD in a relevant field  is an added advantage.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to use strong managerial delegation, political tact and supervisory skills to achieve documented objectives.
  • Ability to work effectively with people from various backgrounds and create an environment where diversity is respected.
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with top level stakeholders.
  • Ability to identify key strategic opportunities and risks.
  • Ability to actively seek, identify and apply appropriate technology to improve programme delivery.
  • 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 working languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese and Spanish) and fluency in another AU language is an added advantage.

 

 

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.

Remuneration

  • Indicative basic salary of US$ 78,138.00 (D1 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (46% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$ 26,208.00 (per annum), and education allowance (100% of tuition and other education-related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$ 10,000.00 per child per annum), for internationally recruited staff and a maximum of $3,300 per child per annum for locally recruited staff.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Director of Finance

Requisition ID: 255
Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Organization: African Union Commission – AUC
Reports to: Deputy Chairperson
Department: Sustainable Environment & Blue Economy
Number of Direct Reports: 5
Number of Indirect Reports: 73
Job Grade: D1

Purpose of Job

  • To provide strategic direction and leadership in managing the operations of the Finance Directorate in order to achieve the AU strategic objectives and goals.

Main Functions

  • Develops and executes the overall strategy for the Directorate and ensures alignment with overall organizational strategy.
  • Manages and supervises employees within the directorate, ensures the timely delivery of the directorate’s goals and effective staff performance evaluation.
  • Drives the implementation and monitoring of policies, strategies and programs to contribute to the effective implementation of relevant AU Policy Organs Decisions.
  • Ensures the delivery of the directorate’s annual targets in line with the organization’;s overall goals and maintains robust departmental monitoring and evaluation systems.
  • Provides technical leadership and ensures efficient functioning of all Divisions within the Directorate
  • Manages the work of the Directorate and supervises direct reports to ensure their effective performance in line with the organizations performance management policy and system.
  • Leads the Directorate and ensures effective management of personnel, budget, performance, program quality, employee relations matters and training in conformity with relevant rules, policies and procedures.
  • Builds and maintains good working relations and collaboration with other directorates/departments.
  • Develops and maintains regular working relations with senior stakeholders in Member State and partner institution.
  • Coordinates meetings between the organization and relevant partners;
  • Ensures the preparation of periodic financial and budget execution reports and other reports
  • Ensures the effective management of funds contributed to the organization;
  • Implements and maintains thematic partnerships in support of the mandate of the Directorate.
  • Develops and oversees policy development and guidelines in line with the organizations legal framework
  • Designs policies consistent with the AU’s strategic goals and mandate in order to address the pertinent issues in the relevant area
  • Prepares and oversees integrated programs, projects and overall activities of the organization.
  • Maintains a positive work environment that facilitates collaboration and information sharing and is conducive to attracting, retaining, and motivating diverse talent.
  • Develops and maintains standard operating procedures (SOP&s) for the Directorate.
  • Manages risks, develops mitigation measures and ensures business continuity of the Directorate.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Develops and implements effective, responsive and efficient financial and budgetary strategies, policies and management systems, as per the international accounting standards
  • Plans, develops and implement Financial Accounting policies and policy to execute budgetary programmes, Rules, Regulations and Procedures.
  • Collects and manages statutory and other funds contributed to the African Union.
  • Ensures inter-departmental coordination in programming and the budgetary process.
  • Assess the efficiency and effectiveness of programmes in realizing organizational goals and objectives.
  • Promotes sound financial management by ensuring adherence and compliance with International Public Sector accounting standards (IPSAS), the AU Financial Rules and Regulations, Policies, Systems and Procedures;
  • Seeks continuous improvement and cost effectiveness in the delivery of services.
  • Provides accurate, reliable and timely accounts of the Union and professional and strategic advice to Member States and internal stakeholders
  • Advises the Deputy Chairperson on policy and strategy matters and assists in developing financial management policies, programming guidelines, accounting system, budgeting guidelines and assets safeguard systems
  • Prepares the programme budget of the Commission and follows up its implementation
  • Organizes coordination meetings on programming and budgeting
  • Initiates, manages and implement financial policies
  • Promotes awareness of best practices in financial management and internal financial control systems
  • Controls budget execution and process payments
  • Invests excess liquidity as authorized
  • Facilitates the conduct of external audit
  • Ensures effective implementation of Financial Rules and Regulations;
  • Ensures safe custody of all liquid Assets of the Union
  • Ensures prompt recovery of all receivables owed to the Union
  • Produces periodic financial and budget execution reports and annual financial statements and other specific mission reports, in accordance with Financial Rules and Regulations;
  • Develops, maintains financial and accounting rules and procedures;
  • Performs any other relevant duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • A Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field with fifteen (15) years of relevant work experience in Accounting, Finance, Auditing or Financial
  • Management out of which eight (8) years at managerial level and five (5) years at supervisory level .
  • Membership of an internationally recognized professional accounting body (CA, CPA, ACCA, CIMA, Expert Comptable)is mandatory.
  • Relevant specialist professional qualifications are an added advantage.

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS)
  • Ability to develop multi-annual plans and budgets based on Result Based Management
  • Communication and reporting skills with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Computer literacy – knowledge of major accounting systems especially SAP – ERP shall be an advantage
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to organize and motivate others and to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Drafting and reporting skills
  • Planning and organizational skills.
  • 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
  • Driving Change
  • Managing Risk

Core Competencies:

  • Building Relationships
  • Responsibility
  • Learning Orientation
  • Communicating with impact

Functional Competencies:

  • Conceptual Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Job Knowledge
  • Drive for Results
  • Innovation and taking initiative

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.
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Remuneration

  • Indicative basic salary of US$ 78, 138.00 (D1 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (46% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$ 26,208.00 (per annum), and education allowance (100% of tuition and other education-related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$ 10,000.00 per child per annum), for internationally recruited staff and a maximum of $3,300 per child per annum for locally recruited staff.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Director, Conference Management and Publications

Job ID: 253
Location: Addis-Abeba, Ethiopia
Employent Type: Contract (3 years)
Directorate:  Conference Management & Publications
Number of Direct Reports: 7
Number of Indirect Reports: 151
Job Grade: D1

Purpose of Job

  • To provide strategic direction and leadership in managing the operations of the Conference Management and Publications Directorate in order to achieve the AU strategic objectives and goals respecting the quality and timelines that maintain the Commission image at an optimum level.

Main Functions

  • Develops and executes the overall strategy for the Directorate and ensures alignment with overall organizational strategy;
  • Manages and supervises employees within the Directorate, ensures the timely delivery of the Directorate’s goals and effective staff performance evaluation;
  • Drives the implementation and monitoring of policies, strategies and programs to contribute to the effective implementation of relevant AU Policy Organs Decisions;
  • Ensures the delivery of the Directorate’s annual targets in line with the organization’s overall goals and maintains robust departmental monitoring and evaluation systems;
  • Provides technical leadership and ensures efficient functioning of all Divisions within the Directorate;
  • Manages the work of the Directorate and supervises direct reports to ensure their effective performance in line with the organization’s performance management policy and system;
  • Leads the Directorate and ensures effective management of personnel, budget, performance, program quality, employee relations matters and training in conformity with relevant rules, policies and procedures;
  • Builds and maintains good working relations and collaboration with other Directorates/Departments;
  • Develops and maintains regular working relations with senior stakeholders in Member State and partner institution;
  • Coordinates meetings between the organization and relevant partners;
  • Ensures the preparation of periodic financial and budget execution reports and other reports;
  • Ensures the effective management of funds contributed to the organization;
  • Implements and Maintains thematic partnerships in support of the mandate of the Directorate;
  • Develops and oversees policy development and guidelines in line with the organization’s legal framework;
  • Designs policies consistent with the AU’s strategic goals and mandate in order to address the pertinent issues in the relevant area;
  • Prepares and oversees integrated programs, projects and overall activities of the organization.
  • Maintains a positive work environment that facilitates collaboration and information sharing and is conducive to attracting, retaining, and motivating diverse talent.
  • Develops and maintains standard operating procedures (SOP’s) for the Directorate;
  • Manages risks, develops mitigation measures and ensures business continuity of the Directorate;

Specific Responsibilities

  • Guides the Directorate’s activities in line with the policy guidelines and best practice in  global and local conference servicing ;
  • Ensures operational management of global and local conference services of the AUC by addressing needs of clients and delivering services to their satisfaction by providing conference systems, services, equipment, planning capacity, managing workforce for translation and interpretation text processing, printing and publishing.
  • Ensures the development and enforcement of policies and procedures relating to the provision of conference services
  • Ensures overall management of the Directorate personnel, budget, performance, timeliness of services and document delivery, quality completion, efficiency and effectiveness of programme delivery in conformity with relevant rules and procedures;
  • Initiates and monitors arrangements for external contracting of translation work and recruitment of freelance service providers;
  • Monitors coordination of logistical arrangements for external meetings;
  • Develops and maintains relations with international organizations concerning terminology and innovations in translation, interpretation, printing, reprography and publishing facilities;
  • Any other related assignments as may be assigned by the supervisor.
  • Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience
  • Master’s Degree in management, administration, conference servicing or related fields with 15 years of experience out of which 8 years are at managerial level and 5 at supervisory level.
  • Experience in conference services management in similar international organizations is an advantage.
  • Experience in facilitating intergovernmental processes and multicultural diplomacy is desirable.
  • Professional qualifications in interpretation or translation are an added advantage.

Required Skills

  • Leadership and management skills
  • Research and analytical skills
  • Interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Knowledge in project Management
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Knowledge and working understanding of AU policies, standards and processes
  • Communication, presentation and report writing skills
  • Knowledge in the use of Microsoft Office suite and AU computer software systems
  • Ability to actively seek, identify and apply appropriate technology to improve programme delivery
  • 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
  • Driving Change
  • Managing Risk

Core Competencies:

  • Building Relationships
  • Responsibility
  • Learning Orientation
  • Communicating with impact

Functional Competencies:

  • Conceptual Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Job Knowledge
  • Drive for Results
  • Innovation and taking initiative

Remuneration

  • Indicative basic salary of US$ 78, 138.00 (D1 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (46% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$ 26,208.00 (per annum), and education allowance (100% of tuition and other education-related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$ 10,000.00 per child per annum), for internationally recruited staff and a maximum of $3,300 per child per annum for locally recruited staff.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 18th May, 2021.

 

 

Job Title: Deputy Registrar

Location: Arusha, Tanzania
Post level: P5
Supervisor: Registrar of the Court
Directorate: Registry of the Court

Job Purpose

  • Assist the Registrar to manage the Registry in an effective manner to ensure efficiency of operations and activities; and to act as the Registrar during his/her absence.

Major Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall supervision of the President of the Court, and under the direct supervision of the Registrar, the Deputy Registrar will assist the Registrar, and where necessary to act as the Registrar, in the performance of the duties described under Rule 21 of the Rules of the Court:

  • Keep, in such form as may be prescribed by the Court, a General List of all cases, entered and numbered in the order in which the documents instituting proceedings or requesting an advisory opinion are received at the Registry, and he/she shall publish such General List on the website of the Court;
  • Be the regular channel of communication to and from the Court, and in particular, effect all communications, notifications and transmission of documents required by the Protocol or by the Rules of the Court and ensure that the date of dispatch and receipt thereof are readily verifiable;
  • Transmit to the parties copies of all pleadings and documents annexed thereto upon receipt thereof in the Registry;
  • Be present, in person or by his/her duly qualified representative, during the sessions of the Court, and be responsible for the preparation of minutes of such sessions;
  • Sign the minutes referred to in subparagraph (iv) above;
  • Inspect documentation submitted to the Court to establish authenticity thereof;
  • Have custody of the seal, the official stamp and all the records and archives of the Court;
  • Make arrangements for such provision or verification of translations and interpretations into the Court’s official languages as the Court may require;
  • Manage the Legal Aid program of the Court, including maintaining an updated list of Counsel on the Court’s Roster and entities providing legal aid services as well as management of the Legal Aid fund;
  • Be responsible, among others, for the printing and publication of the Court’s judgments, advisory opinions and orders, the pleadings and statements, uploading documents on the Court’s website, and minutes of public sittings in each case, and of such other documents as the Court may direct to be published;
  • Communicate to the government of the country in which the Court is sitting, and any other governments which may be concerned, necessary information as to the persons from time to time entitled, under the Protocol and any relevant agreements, to privileges, immunities or facilities, and publish all such documents of a public nature, including the Court’s Annual Report on the website of the Court;
  • Transmit documents to Judges, State Parties to the Protocol and to the Chairperson of the AU Commission as well as other organs of the African
  • Deal with enquiries concerning the Court and its work;
  • Prepare the draft budget of the Court;
  • Be responsible for the sound management of all accounts and financial administration in accordance with the applicable financial Rules of the African Union and the financial regulations of the Court;
  • Assist in maintaining relations between the Court and the departments of the African Union Commission as well as those of the other organs of the African Union;
  • Ensure that information concerning the Court and its activities is made accessible to governments, national courts, professional associations, faculties and schools of law, and the media; in particular, the Deputy Registrar should, in cooperation with the AU Commission, keep, and publish on the Court’s website, an updated list of State Parties to the Protocol and relevant treaties as well as the States which have made a Declaration under Article 34(6) of the Protocol;
  • Develop and keep updated, a list of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and pro bono lawyers that can assist Applicants who are parties to matters before the Court.
  • Perform any other duties as required.

Educational Qualifications

  • Candidates must have a minimum of a University Master’s Degree in Law. A Master’s Degree or higher Degree in Public International Law, with specialization in international human rights law will be an added advantage

Work Experience:

  • Candidates must have a minimum of twelve (12) years relevant professional experience, eight (8) of which shall be in senior management level, preferably with an international organization in judicial or other relevant legal functions with regard

Other relevant skills:

  • Demonstrate leadership abilities;
  • Good knowledge of the African human rights system;
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to prepare legal submissions, opinions and motions;
  • Respect for confidentiality and good public relations;
  • Capacity to manage a multicultural team;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work under pressure in a multi-cultural environment;
  • Excellent drafting and argumentative skills in one of the African Union working languages;
  • Good planning, managing and organizational skills;
  • Computer literacy.

Language Requirement:

  • An excellent command of at least one of the African Union (AU) working languages.
  • Knowledge of one or several other AU working languages would be an added advantage.

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.

Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of $54,338.00 per annum (grade P5 step 3) plus other related entitlements e.g. post adjustment (42% of basic salary), housing allowance (1,860.00 US$ 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.

Interested and qualified candidates should address and send their Applications to:
African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights
P.O. Box. 6274
Arusha, Tanzania

Or
Send to: [email protected] using the “Job title” as subject of the email.

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Application Procedures
Application document should include the following:

  • A letter stating the reasons for seeking employment with the Court;
  • A detailed and updated CV, indicating among others, your nationality, age, gender, main subjects studied for University degrees (undergraduate and postgraduate degrees) or University curricula, if any;
  • Names and contact details (including email address) of three referees;
  • Certified copies of degrees and diplomas.

 

Application Deadline 31st May, 2021.

 

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

 

 

Important Notes

  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by people assigned to this job.
    They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
    All personnel may be required to perform other responsibilities in addition to those specified from time to time, as needed
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    • Our people are all equally gifted in unique ways: we come from diverse traditions, personal experiences and points of view. And we want to include yours, Are you ready to inspire us with your ideas?
    • We encourage all applicants to apply and does not practice any discrimination in any recruitment process.
    • Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
    • Due to the urgency of the position, we have the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline
    • Only qualified candidates will be invited for interview

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