The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) 2021 Massive Recruitment : How To Apply

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ECOWAS Recruitment 2021 process has commenced. Download Ecowas Recruitment 2021 application form Online or Register via their portal careers.ecowas.int.

Recently ECOWAS announced its recruitment for candidates who are willing to work, here is how you can apply for the ongoing ECOWAS Recruitment 2021 portal Registration

We understand that numerous individuals are having difficulties, do not panic as we have a lot of testimonies of individuals who used our recruitment process and ended up securing it.

 

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen West African countries. Founded on 28 May 1975, with the signing of the Treaty of Lagos, its mission is to promote economic integration across the region.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

 

Job Title: Human Resource Officer

Location: Abuja
Institution: Office of Auditor General
Grade: P3
Status: Permanent
Line Supervisor: Auditor General

Role Overview

  • Under the supervision of the Auditor General, the incumbent will ensure the efficient functioning of the human resource functions of the Office of The Auditor General.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Maintains the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions;
  • Coordinate and organise the recruiting, training and continuous development of staff;
  • Carry out the development and implementation of HR initiatives and systems in the Office;
  • Monitor staff annual leave days and attendance;
  • Coordinating the staff emoluments;
  • Review working conditions to ensure legal compliance;
  • Ensuring that the welfare of the staff for the Office of The Auditor General is as per the required standards;
  • Be the focal point for the staff regulations concerning the Office of the Auditor General ;
  • Managing and ensuring the safe custody of all documentation for the human resource section of the Office of The Auditor General;
  • Monitor and assist in the staff appraisal and performance management process;
  • Perform any other duties as directed by the Supervisor.

Academic Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Human Resources, Social Sciences or Humanities or in a similar field from a recognized University.
  • Cognitive knowledge of data base creation and management, and use of specialized computer systems and programs for operationalizing a variety of HR business processes and reports.
  • Experience in the practice of Labor Law Management;
  • Knowledge of HR Management best practices.
  • 5 years of relevant experience in a private/public sector or international organizations;
  • Knowledge  of human resources management operations including  training, recruitment, performance management, change management, manpower planning, salary policy, pension administration, employee terms and conditions of employment, monitoring, analytics and reporting;
  • Excellent knowledge of Staff Regulations, directives and policies of relevance to the execution of duties associated with the position;

Age Limit:

  • Be below 50 years old. This provision does not apply to internal candidates.

Ecowas Key Competencies

  • Ability to persuade/influence others to consider a certain point of view, adopt a new idea or implement new methods and practices;
  • Ability to lead a team of trainees/junior staff and instill a spirit of teamwork to engage employees and achieve a well-defined set of activities;
  • Ability to respect chain of command in an appropriate manner;
  • Ability to resolve challenges that occur with minimal direction and/or to recommend and explain solutions or alternatives for approval;
  • Ability to utilize the  Code of Ethics to manage self, others, information and resources;
  • Ability to mentor others and create feedback loops with supervisors, colleagues and the subordinates to build strong working relationships and improve performance.
  • Ability and responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work;
  • Ability to encourage, empower, and advocate for people in an unbias and transparent manner.
  • Knowledge of ECOWAS institutions, sectors, programmes and policies;
  • Knowledge of ECOWAS internal operational requirements of programs, projects, services and systems required to achieve work assignments and meet performance goals;
  • Knowledge of rules and procedures of ECOWAS associated assigned responsibilities and ability to explain these clearly to others;
  • Knowledge of the ECOWAS culture, structures and performance issues and priorities impacting assigned responsibilities;
  • Contribute to maintaining organizational unit’s performance goals and standards.
  • Interpersonal skills with ability to keep a client informed of progress or setbacks in projects of relevance to timeline, quality and quantity;
  • Ability to proactively interact with clients and build strong trusting relationships based on mutual respect and regular discussions;
  • Ability to establish and sustain professional credibility with clients/stakeholders in a manner that anticipates their need, mitigates issues and that carefully balances professional obligations with the need to be sensitive and responsive to their needs;
  • Ability to counsel, advise, consult and guide others on matters pertaining to assigned client service responsibilities and established  client service standards;
  • Demonstrate respect for cultural differences, fairness and ability to relate well with people from varied backgrounds, nationality, gender, ethnicity, race and religion;
  • Understanding of diverse cultural views especially within West Africa, with sensitivity to group differences; ability to challenge bias and to practice tolerance and empathy;
  • Ability to listen actively, consider people’s concerns and apply  judgement, tact and diplomacy;
  • Ability to work in a diverse and inclusive interactive environment that benefits from diverse strengths;
  • Knowledge of member states development trends, indicators, challenges and opportunities as it relates to project/programme assigned to own position.
  • Ability to study data/information from a variety of sources, identify anomalies, trends and issues, present findings, and make  recommendations;
  • Ability to break down problems or processes into key parts to identify and solve gaps in service, quality assurance, compliance and performance targets;
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply techniques to generate creative ideas and new approaches to meeting goals;
  • Ability to use evidence and research to inform  policies and programs and identify relevant and appropriate sources of information, including stakeholders, regional institutions and/or internal committees.
  • Demonstrate operational computer proficiency  using appropriate tools;
  • Ability to develop,  implement an individual action plan for achieving specific work  goals;
  • Identify ,organize and monitor tasks throughout to facilitate execution;
  • Ability to contribute and/or lead on projects as per accepted project management standards and techniques, to co-ordinate contributions by others  to set and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to organize work, set priorities, and work within timelines, giving attention to details, stakeholders, indicators and risks;
  • Ability to identify, collect and assess indicators to monitor performance and to take proactive remedial action as required.
  • Ability to make sound use of graphics and tables to effectively present numerical data to write semi-complex technical reports/proposals and edit/check templates, letters, etc.
  • Ability to convey information clearly and concisely in a succinct and organized manner through both writing and verbal means, ;
  • Exhibit interpersonal skills, make presentations, express opinions and debate ideas with others in a constructive manner;
  • Proficiency in  information communication technologies(ICT);
  • Fluency in oral and written expressions in one of the ECOWAS official languages of the Community (English, French & Portuguese). Knowledge of an additional one will be an added advantage.

Annual Salary
UA49,106.81 , USD77,480.72

 

Job Title: Account Officer

Location: Abuja
Grade: P3
Status: Permanent
Institution: Office of the Auditor General
Line Supervisor: Auditor General

Role Overview

  • Under the supervision of the Auditor General, the incumbent will ensure proper functioning of the finance section, develop financial policies, preparation of budgets and ensure operational efficiency in the Office of the Auditor General.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Prepare Financial Statements for the Office of Auditor General;
  • Manage payables and receivables for the Office of Auditor General;
  • Assist in budget monitoring for the Office of the Auditor General;
  • Perform tasks while adhering to the Code of Ethics of Professional Accountants;
  • Manage all documents of the finance section of the Office of The Auditor General;
  • Execute bank and other reconciliations as well as periodic financial analysis;
  • Execute and present for approval the risk assessment for the finance function;
  • Manage Cash Controls;
  • Perform any other duties as directed by the Supervisor.

Academic QualificatIons and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or in a similar field from a recognized University.
  • 5 years of progressively responsible experience in finance, accounting and budget;
  • Knowledge and technical competence in financial statements consolidation and ability to respond to internal/external audit queries;
  • Knowledge of cash management practices, policies and procedures, and the ability to make appropriate recommendations to improve their accuracy, security timeliness and efficiency;
  • Knowledge of various payments systems, banking terminologies, pension fund practices and relevant financial management processes and policies.

Age Limit:

  • Be below 50 years old. This provision does not apply to internal candidates.

ECOWAS Key Competencies:

  • Ability to persuade/influence others to consider a certain point of view, adopt a new idea or implement new methods and practices;
  • Ability to lead a team of trainees/junior staff and instill a spirit of teamwork to engage employees and achieve a well-defined set of activities;
  • Interpersonal skills with ability to keep a client informed of progress or setbacks in projects of relevance to timeline, quality and quantity;
  • Ability to proactively interact with clients and build strong trusting relationships based on mutual respect and regular discussions;
  • Ability to establish and sustain professional credibility with clients/stakeholders in a manner that anticipates their need, mitigates issues and that carefully balances professional obligations with the need to be sensitive and responsive to their needs;
  • Ability to counsel, advise, consult and guide others on matters pertaining to assigned client service responsibilities and established  client service standards;
  • Knowledge of ECOWAS internal operational requirements of programs, projects, services and systems required to achieve work assignments and meet performance goals;
  • Knowledge of rules and procedures of ECOWAS associated assigned responsibilities and ability to explain these clearly to others;
  • Knowledge of the ECOWAS culture, structures and performance issues and priorities impacting assigned responsibilities;
  • Knowledge of member states development trends, indicators, challenges and opportunities as it relates to project/programme assigned to own position.
  • Ability to study data/information from a variety of sources, identify anomalies, trends and issues, present findings, and make  recommendations;
  • Demonstrate respect for cultural differences, fairness and ability to relate well with people from varied backgrounds, nationality, gender, ethnicity, race and religion;
  • Understanding of diverse cultural views especially within West Africa, with sensitivity to group differences; ability to challenge bias and to practice tolerance and empathy;
  • Ability to listen actively, consider people’s concerns and apply  judgement, tact and diplomacy;
  • Ability to work in a diverse and inclusive interactive environment that benefits from diverse strengths;
  • Ability and responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work;
  • Ability to encourage, empower, and advocate for people in an unbias and transparent manner.
  • Knowledge of ECOWAS institutions, sectors, programmes and policies;
  • Ability to break down problems or processes into key parts to identify and solve gaps in service, quality assurance, compliance and performance targets;
  • Ability to respect chain of command in an appropriate manner;
  • Ability to resolve challenges that occur with minimal direction and/or to recommend and explain solutions or alternatives for approval;
  • Ability to utilize the Code of Ethics to manage self, others, information and resources;
  • Ability to mentor others and create feedback loops with supervisors, colleagues and the subordinates to build strong working relationships and improve performance.
  • Contribute to maintaining organizational unit’s performance goals and standards.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply techniques to generate creative ideas and new approaches to meeting goals;
  • Ability to use evidence and research to inform  policies and programs and identify relevant and appropriate sources of information, including stakeholders, regional institutions and/or internal committees.
  • Demonstrate operational computer proficiency  using appropriate tools;
  • Ability to make sound use of graphics and tables to effectively present numerical data to write semi-complex technical reports/proposals and edit/check templates, letters, etc.
  • Ability to convey information clearly and concisely in a succinct and organized manner through both writing and verbal means, ;
  • Identify ,organize and monitor tasks throughout to facilitate execution;
  • Ability to contribute and/or lead on projects as per accepted project management standards and techniques, to co-ordinate contributions by others  to set and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to organize work, set priorities, and work within timelines, giving attention to details, stakeholders, indicators and risks;
  • Ability to identify, collect and assess indicators to monitor performance and to take proactive remedial action as required.
  • Exhibit interpersonal skills, make presentations, express opinions and debate ideas with others in a constructive manner;
  • Proficiency in  information communication technologies(ICT);
  • Fluency in oral and written expressions in one of the ECOWAS official languages of the Community (English, French & Portuguese). Knowledge of an additional one will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to develop,  implement an individual action plan for achieving specific work  goals;

Salary
UA 49,106.81; USD $77,480.72 annually.

 

 

 

Job Title: Principal Internal Auditor, Operational Compliance (Institutions)

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Institution: Office of the Auditor General
Grade: P5
Status: Permanent
Directorate: Program Performance Audit
Division: Operational Compliance
Line Supervisor: Director, Program Performance Audit
Supervising: Operational Compliance Auditors

Role Overview

  • Under the supervision of the Director, Program Performance, the incumbent will be responsible for implementing comprehensive internal audit programs covering all risks relating to the applicable areas of intervention and in line with applicable professional standards, guidelines and planning.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and maintain a  compendium of Directives, Rules and Regulations;
  • Conduct periodic reviews to ensure that compliance procedures are followed;
  • Monitor and review contracts compliance;
  • Monitor and review compliance with all reporting deadlines;
  • Monitor and review budget compliance;
  • Coordination of audit activities as per the Internal Audit Charter and Internal Audit Manual;
  • Lead and manage subordinates in the performance of engagements and ensure compliance with the audit time schedule;
  • Follows up on audit findings to ensure that management has taken corrective action(s);
  • Contribute to the continuous update of audit methodology process, tools that are efficient and effective to support a high functioning directorate;
  • Assist the Director, Program Performance on capacity building programmes for the subordinates;
  • Assists and trains other audit staff in the use of computerized audit techniques, and in developing methods for review and analysis of computerized information systems as well as succession plans;
  • Monitor and advise on the development/ review of policies and procedures and other important documentation;
  • Prepare, document audit process, present objective reports that reflect audit results, make reasonable and objective recommendations on the systems and procedures being reviewed and monitor management’s response and implementation;
  • Prepare engagement reports and submit them to the Director, Programme Performance for review and subsequent approval by the Auditor General;
  • Ensure the safe custody of audit working papers, both hard and soft copies;
  • Preparation of audit planning memoranda, determination of the scope, nature and timing of audit activities for the supervisor’s review;
  • Influence the strengthening of the control environment, through Governance, Risk Management and Compliance and other risk management tools. This will be done through timely audit recommendations and validation of management’s agreed actions;
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.
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Academic Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s Degree (or equivalent) in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related field from a recognized University.
  • 10 years of progressively responsible professional experience in audit, finance, accounting, administration, statistics, or related area is required, including 2 years relevant international work and 2 years at a supervisory level;
  • Experience in public sector auditing is desirable;
  • Knowledge and experience of auditing in ERP environment (SAP for instance) and using specialized IT audit applications, such as IDEA, ACL, and TeamMate;
  • Expert knowledge of audit theory and practice, including principles and practical implementation of enterprise risk management, corporate governance issues and internal control practices;
  • Certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA), and Certified International Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) will be an added advantage.

Age Limit:

  • Be below 50 years old. This provision does not apply to internal candidates.

Ecowas Key Competencies:

  • Ability to lead in assigned programmes and projects by providing the necessary managerial and operational expertise required for the fulfillment of the organization’s mandate;
  • Ability to lead by example and organize teamwork to encourage cooperation to achieve targeted results, champion and build momentum for change and to bring about employee engagement;
  • Ability to respect chain of command in an appropriate manner;
  • Excellent self-management skills, demonstrating ethics and integrity, confidentiality and displaying due regards for internal controls of rules, delegations and transparency;
  • Ability to bring together complementary skills/expertise, assess individual contributions and recognize/address accomplishments and shortcomings in a manner that brings continued success to the organization;
  • Knowledge of program management at the level usually acquired from a certification in program management.
  • Ability to research benchmarks and trends to bring about the best recommendations for the development and improvement of programs/projects that will best serve the community/organization;
  • Well-developed networking and interpersonal skills to seek feedback, information and data from a network of professionals from multiple countries/sectors/organizations and to identify and prioritize the most critical community requirements;
  • Ability to manage and co-ordinate client management initiatives and make recommendations;
  • Ability to develop and implement best practices in client services;
  • Ability to develop and implement stakeholder management plans, programs and initiatives to obtain buy-in on new initiatives, to better understand dissenting views, to obtain resources and to increase perceptions of success.
  • Ability to be diplomatic, tactful and respectful of other people from varied backgrounds, understanding diverse cultural views especially within West Africa with the ability to convert diversity into opportunities to improve program/operational outcomes;
  • Knowledge of the ECOWAS mandate, strategic plan/priorities as well as the economic, political and social situation and trends in Member States, as pertains to own scope of work;
  • Knowledge of ECOWAS best practices, program management approaches and research techniques to lead and/or contribute to the development or assessment of programs, projects or initiatives;
  • Knowledge of the ECOWAS rules and procedures in order to appropriately interpret and apply directive or text, provide technical advice, coach others and assess performance.
  • Ability to analyze a situation by using indicators to assess the costs, benefits, risks, and chances for success in making  decisions;
  • Ability to pull together information from different sources to identify the cause of problems, consequences of alternative causes of action, potential obstacles and ways to avoid the problem in the future;
  • Ability to break down very complex situations/information into simple terms  to explain recommendations and conclusions aimed at solving problems or improving operations/programs/projects;
  • Ability to develop new insights into situations, apply innovative solutions to problems and to design new methods of addressing issues or disconnects where established methods and procedures are inapplicable or no longer effective.
  • Ability to create a diverse and inclusive interactive environment that benefits from diverse strengths bringing together innovative practices;
  • Ability to remain objective in managing conflict regardless of cultural differences /positions, gender differences, and encourage other staff to overcome cultural and gender bias and  differences;
  • Ability and responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work;
  • Ability to serve the interest of culturally diverse multinational teams/organizations/communities and persons with disability without prejudice and bias
  • Understanding of the ECOWAS organizational structure, associated dynamics and expectations as required to collaborate, participate, contribute and lead effectively;
  • Ability to communicate with impact, clearly and concisely in a succinct and organized manner conveying credibility & confidence when making presentations, setting expectations and explaining complex issues;
  • Ability to listen intently and correctly interpret messages from others and respond appropriately;
  • Accomplished technical writing and editing skills;
  • Ability to set effective goals and targets for self, others, and the work unit and adjusting work or project priorities in response to changing circumstances;
  • Ability to use participatory approach in project planning and identify gaps affecting the achievement of program/project expectations and to design and implement intervention plans required to build the desired task;
  • Ability to implement rigorous monitoring and evaluation practices and to set in place regular reporting schedules relevant to key outputs;
  • Ability to plan, organize, control resources, and to comply with  policies, procedures and protocols to achieve specific goals.
  • Exhibit active listening skills to encourage stronger communication amongst  team members and to  drive employee engagement in all institutions and agencies;
  • Ability to give constructive feedback, provide recognition, address shortcomings and motivate direct reports to work at peak performance;
  • Proficiency in  information communication technologies(ICT);
  • Fluency in oral and written expressions in one of the ECOWAS official languages of the Community (English, French & Portuguese). Knowledge of an additional one will be an added advantage.
  • Organizational and project/program management skills with significant experience identifying timelines, targets, costs and resources necessary to deliver on operational/program/project outputs in line with result based management approach;

Annual Salary

  • UA66,123.98; USD104,330.42

 

 

 

Job Title: Auditor: Abuja + Agency

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Grade: P3/P4
Status: Permanent
Directorate: Internal Audit
Division: Internal Audit inside Abuja and Agencies
Institution: Office of Auditor General of ECOWAS Institutions
Line Supervisor     Principal Internal Auditor, Abuja + Agencies: (Commission, Parliamant, CCJ, ERERA, WRCC, EYSDC, ECREEE)

Role Overview

  • Under the supervision of the Principal Internal Auditor, Abuja + Agencies, the incumbent will implement comprehensive internal audit programs covering all risks relating to the applicable areas of intervention and in line with applicable professional standards, guidelines and planning.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Execute and improve of the institution’s governance through offering valuable input to Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and other risk management tools;
  • Execute and positively contribute to the performance of risk-based audit activities on the ECOWAS institutions and Agencies as will be instructed;
  • Conduct follow up audits to monitor management’s interventions;
  • Improve or adapt as needed audit programs in accordance with the annual audit plan;
  • Engage in continuous knowledge development regarding sector’s rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards;
  • Ensure that professional internal auditing standards are followed in line with best practices;
  • Prepare, document audit process, present objective reports that reflect audit results, make reasonable and objective recommendations on the systems and procedures being reviewed and monitor management’s response and implementation;
  • Assist in the coordination of audit activities as per the Internal Audit Charter and Internal Audit Manual;
  • Ensure the timely completion of internal audit engagements;
  • Record, compile and summarise all findings related to audit programs in audit files for review by a supervisor;
  • Perform any other duties as directed by the Supervisor.

Academic Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field from a recognized University.
  • 5 years of progressively responsible professional experience in audit, finance, accounting, administration, statistics;
  • Experience in public sector auditing or related area is desirable;
  • Knowledge of auditing standards and practices, risk assessment, and applicable financial rules and procedures particularly Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) tools;
  • Demonstrated in-depth technical knowledge and hands-on experience in the field of auditing;
  • Knowledge and experience of auditing in an ERP environment such as SAP and using specialized IT audit applications;
  • Certification as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA), or equivalent will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge and experience of auditing in an ERP environment (SAP for instance) and using specialized IT audit applications;
  • Demonstrated cognitive knowledge of specialized audit applications in a variety of disciplines and of best practices regarding performance standards;

Age Limit:

  • Be below 50 years old. This provision does not apply to internal candidates.

ECOWAS Key Competencies

  • Ability to persuade/influence others to consider a certain point of view, adopt a new idea or implement new methods and practices;
  • Ability to lead a team of trainees/junior staff and instill a spirit of teamwork to engage employees and achieve a well-defined set of activities;
  • Ability to counsel, advise, consult and guide others on matters pertaining to assigned client service responsibilities and established client service standards;
  • Demonstrate respect for cultural differences, fairness and ability to relate well with people from varied backgrounds, nationality, gender, ethnicity, race and religion;
  • Understanding of diverse cultural views especially within West Africa, with sensitivity to group differences; ability to challenge bias and to practice tolerance and empathy;
  • Ability to listen actively, consider people’s concerns and apply  judgement, tact and diplomacy;
  • Ability to work in a diverse and inclusive interactive environment that benefits from diverse strengths;
  • Ability and responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work;
  • Ability to respect chain of command in an appropriate manner;
  • Ability to resolve challenges that occur with minimal direction and/or to recommend and explain solutions or alternatives for approval;
  • Ability to utilize the  Code of Ethics to manage self, others, information and resources;
  • Ability to mentor others and create feedback loops with supervisors, colleagues and the subordinates to build strong working relationships and improve performance.
  • Contribute to maintaining organizational unit’s performance goals and standards.
  • interpersonal skills with ability to keep a client informed of progress or setbacks in projects of relevance to timeline, quality and quantity;
  • Ability to proactively interact with clients and build strong trusting relationships based on mutual respect and regular discussions;
  • Ability to establish and sustain professional credibility with clients/stakeholders in a manner that anticipates their need, mitigates issues and that carefully balances professional obligations with the need to be sensitive and responsive to their needs;
  • Ability to encourage, empower, and advocate for people in an unbias and transparent manner.
  • Knowledge of ECOWAS institutions, sectors, programmes and policies;
  • Knowledge of ECOWAS internal operational requirements of programs, projects, services and systems required to achieve work assignments and meet performance goals;
  • Knowledge of rules and procedures of ECOWAS associated assigned responsibilities and ability to explain these clearly to others;
  • Knowledge of the ECOWAS culture, structures and performance issues and priorities impacting assigned responsibilities;
  • Knowledge of member states development trends, indicators, challenges and opportunities as it relates to project/programme assigned to own position.
  • Ability to study data/information from a variety of sources, identify anomalies, trends and issues, present findings, and make recommendations;
  • Ability to break down problems or processes into key parts to identify and solve gaps in service, quality assurance, compliance and performance targets;
  • Fluency in oral and written expressions in one of the ECOWAS official languages of the Community (English, French & Portuguese). Knowledge of an additional one will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to develop,  implement an individual action plan for achieving specific work  goals;
  • Identify, organize and monitor tasks throughout to facilitate execution;
  • Ability to contribute and/or lead on projects as per accepted project management standards and techniques, to co-ordinate contributions by others  to set and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to organize work, set priorities, and work within timelines, giving attention to details, stakeholders, indicators and risks;
  • Ability to identify, collect and assess indicators to monitor performance and to take proactive remedial action as required
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply techniques to generate creative ideas and new approaches to meeting goals;
  • Ability to use evidence and research to inform policies and programs and identify relevant and appropriate sources of information, including stakeholders, regional institutions and/or internal committees.
  • Demonstrate operational computer proficiency using appropriate tools;
  • Ability to make sound use of graphics and tables to effectively present numerical data to write semi-complex technical reports/proposals and edit/check templates, letters, etc.
  • Ability to convey information clearly and concisely in a succinct and organized manner through both writing and verbal means;
  • Exhibit interpersonal skills, make presentations, express opinions and debate ideas with others in a constructive manner;
  • Proficiency in  information communication technologies(ICT);

Annually Salary
UA 49,106.81 – UA 56,591.37  / USD 77,480.72 – USD 89,289.87

 

 

 

Job Title: Auditor (Institutions Outside Abuja)

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Institution: Office of Auditor General of ECOWAS Institutions
Grade: P3/P4
Status: Permanent
Directorate: Internal Audit
Division: Internal Audit outside Abuja
Line Supervisor: Principal Internal Auditor, Abuja – Institutions Outside Abuja: (WAHO, GIABA)

Role Overview

  • Under the supervision of the Principal Internal Auditor, Institutions Outside Abuja, the incumbent will implement comprehensive internal audit programs covering all risks relating to the applicable areas of intervention and in line with applicable professional standards, guidelines and planning.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Execute and improve of the institution’s governance through offering valuable input to Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and other risk management tools;
  • Execute and positively contribute to the performance of risk-based audit activities on the ECOWAS institutions and Agencies as will be instructed;
  • Record, compile and summarise all findings related to audit programs in audit files for review by a supervisor;
  • Conduct follow up audits to monitor management’s interventions;
  • Improve or adapt as needed audit programs in accordance with the annual audit plan;
  • Engage in continuous knowledge development regarding sector’s rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards;
  • Ensure that professional internal auditing standards are followed in line with best practices;
  • Prepare, document audit process, present objective reports that reflect audit results, make reasonable and objective recommendations on the systems and procedures being reviewed and monitor management’s response and implementation;
  • Assist in the coordination of audit activities as per the Internal Audit Charter and Internal Audit Manual;
  • Ensure the timely completion of internal audit engagements;
  • Perform any other duties as directed by the Supervisor.

 

Academic Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field from a recognized University.
  • 5 years of progressively responsible professional experience in audit, finance, accounting, administration, statistics;
  • Demonstrated cognitive knowledge of specialized audit applications in a variety of disciplines and of best practices regarding performance standards;
  • Demonstrated in-depth technical knowledge and hands-on experience in the field of auditing;
  • Knowledge and experience of auditing in an ERP environment such as SAP and using specialized IT audit applications;
  • Certification as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA), or equivalent will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in public sector auditing or related area is desirable;
  • Knowledge of auditing standards and practices, risk assessment, and applicable financial rules and procedures particularly Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) tools;
  • Knowledge and experience of auditing in an ERP environment (SAP for instance) and using specialized IT audit applications;
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Age Limit:

  • Be below 50 years old. This provision does not apply to internal candidates.

Ecowas Key Competencies:

  • Ability to persuade/influence others to consider a certain point of view, adopt a new idea or implement new methods and practices;
  • Ability to lead a team of trainees/junior staff and instill a spirit of teamwork to engage employees and achieve a well-defined set of activities;
  • Ability to proactively interact with clients and build strong trusting relationships based on mutual respect and regular discussions;
  • Ability to establish and sustain professional credibility with clients/stakeholders in a manner that anticipates their need, mitigates issues and that carefully balances professional obligations with the need to be sensitive and responsive to their needs;
  • Ability to counsel, advise, consult and guide others on matters pertaining to assigned client service responsibilities and established client service standards;
  • Demonstrate respect for cultural differences, fairness and ability to relate well with people from varied backgrounds, nationality, gender, ethnicity, race and religion;
  • Knowledge of rules and procedures of ECOWAS associated assigned responsibilities and ability to explain these clearly to others;
  • Knowledge of the ECOWAS culture, structures and performance issues and priorities impacting assigned responsibilities;
  • Ability to respect chain of command in an appropriate manner;
  • Ability to resolve challenges that occur with minimal direction and/or to recommend and explain solutions or alternatives for approval;
  • Ability to utilize the  Code of Ethics to manage self, others, information and resources;
  • Ability to mentor others and create feedback loops with supervisors, colleagues and the subordinates to build strong working relationships and improve performance.
  • Contribute to maintaining organizational unit’s performance goals and standards.
  • Interpersonal skills with ability to keep a client informed of progress or setbacks in projects of relevance to timeline, quality and quantity;
  • Knowledge of member states development trends, indicators, challenges and opportunities as it relates to project/programme assigned to own position.
  • Ability to study data/information from a variety of sources, identify anomalies, trends and issues, present findings, and make  recommendations;
  • Ability to break down problems or processes into key parts to identify and solve gaps in service, quality assurance, compliance and performance targets;
  • Ability to develop,  implement an individual action plan for achieving specific work  goals;
  • Identify, organize and monitor tasks throughout to facilitate execution;
  • Ability to contribute and/or lead on projects as per accepted project management standards and techniques, to co-ordinate contributions by others  to set and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to organize work, set priorities, and work within timelines, giving attention to details, stakeholders, indicators and risks;
  • Ability to identify, collect and assess indicators to monitor performance and to take proactive remedial action as required.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply techniques to generate creative ideas and new approaches to meeting goals;
  • Ability to use evidence and research to inform policies and programs and identify relevant and appropriate sources of information, including stakeholders, regional institutions and/or internal committees.
  • Demonstrate operational computer proficiency  using appropriate tools;
  • Understanding of diverse cultural views especially within West Africa, with sensitivity to group differences; ability to challenge bias and to practice tolerance and empathy;
  • Ability to listen actively, consider people’s concerns and apply judgement, tact and diplomacy;
  • Ability to work in a diverse and inclusive interactive environment that benefits from diverse strengths;
  • Ability and responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work;
  • Ability to encourage, empower, and advocate for people in an unbias and transparent manner.
  • Knowledge of ECOWAS institutions, sectors, programmes and policies;
  • Knowledge of ECOWAS internal operational requirements of programs, projects, services and systems required to achieve work assignments and meet performance goals;
  • Ability to make sound use of graphics and tables to effectively present numerical data to write semi-complex technical reports/proposals and edit/check templates, letters, etc.
  • Ability to convey information clearly and concisely in a succinct and organized manner through both writing and verbal means ;
  • Exhibit interpersonal skills, make presentations, express opinions and debate ideas with others in a constructive manner;
  • Proficiency in  information communication technologies(ICT);
  • Fluency in oral and written expressions in one of the ECOWAS official languages of the Community (English, French & Portuguese). Knowledge of an additional one will be an added advantage.

Annual Salary

  • UA49,106.81; USD77,480.72 / UA56,591.37;  USD89,289.87

 

 

 

Job Title: Office Aide

Location: Abuja
Grade: G1/G2/G3
Status: Permanent
Institution: Office of the Auditor General
Line Supervisor: Office of the Auditor General

Role Overview

  • The incumbent who is under the supervision of the Auditor General, is responsible for managing the administrative functions of the office including maintaining paper and electronic files, providing notes and records of meetings, managing office supply inventories.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Establish, maintains and updates filing system for the department;
  • Receive and record incoming and outgoing mails / circulation and dispatch services;
  • Knowledge of Ms Office;
  • Assist in e-archiving and e-filing of documents using software such as ECM, for easy retrieval when the need arises;
  • Assist in Reprographic services;
  • Manage office supply inventories  ;
  • Answering telephone calls;
  • Relaying messages;
  • Receiving guest/visitors ;
  • Responding to inquiries
  • Manage documents (in-coming and out-going, filing of letters);
  • Assist to follow-up on documents submitted for signature or approval;
  • Retrieve needed information from files;
  • Seek direction, clarity and accuracy of final copy of document;
  • Assist in Office management;
  • Perform any other duty assigned by the superiors.

Academic QualificatIons and Experience

  • West African School Certificate or equivalent certificate;
  • 2 years of demonstrated experience working in an office as an intern, entry level office worker or receptionist;
  • Practical experience completing simple highly routine clerical and office tasks requiring minimal judgment and limited knowledge of office procedures;
  • Understanding of processes and procedures of relevance to assigned responsibilities;
  • Ability to quickly assimilate and apply standard office routines and tasks to complete assigned tasks according to performance expectations.

Age Limit:

  • Be below 50 years old. This provision does not apply to internal candidates.

ECOWAS Key Competencies:

  • Understands own role in the team, making every effort to contribute in a meaningful way;
  • Adapts quickly  to new ways of doing things;
  • Ability to follow simple instructions and to consistently complete work in a timely manner;
  • Ability to learn from others, on-the-job and independently by reading instructions, guidelines and work manuals;
  • Ability to motivate self along the organizational structure.
  • Ability and responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work;
  • Ability to ask questions in order to clarify multicultural and diversity expectations in the day to day execution of assigned tasks and learns from experiences.
  • Clearly understands the goals and targets of assigned work;
  • Knowledge of the mandate of the organization;
  • Ability to use technology as determined by assigned responsibilities and internal standards.
  • Proficiency in  information communication technologies(ICT);
  • Ability to interact with others in a candid, timely and straightforward manner;
  • Ability to communicate general information in an accurate and customer-friendly way;
  • Capable of dealing with difficult clients or situations in an effective manner, understanding own limitations and when to call for assistance;
  • Ability to deal honestly with clients and avoid conflict of interest.
  • Knowledge of ECOWAS diversity management and multiculturalism;
  • Ability to interact with others in a manner that is adapted and that respects multicultural and diversity policies/expectations;
  • Fluency in oral and written expressions in one of the ECOWAS official languages of the Community (English, French & Portuguese). Knowledge of an additional one will be an added advantage.
  • Approaches and carries out all duties in a thorough and organized manner;
  • Ability to identify and appreciate the urgency and importance of different tasks;
  • Knowledge of the need for quality record keeping in planning and implementation of assigned tasks.
  • Ability to execute tasks in accordance with step by step instructions.
  • Ability to understand, apply and explain ECOWAS procedures and work instructions;
  • Ability to display values in the execution of assigned duties that reflect ECOWAS expectations.
  • Keeps high quality records that are easy for others to understand;
  • Knowledge of who to seek within ECOWAS for information important to the execution of assigned duties;
  • Ability to write with correct grammar and spelling and draw reasonable conclusions from written instructions.
  • Good written communication skills in order to understand correspondence/emails and reply accordingly;

Salary
UA9,535.80; USD15,045.59 / UA11,083.65; USD17,487.78 / UA17,067.59; USD26,929.25 annually.

 

 

 

Job Title: Office Manager (Bilingual Secretary)

Location: Abuja
Institution: Office of Auditor General
Grade: G5/G6/G7
Status: Permanent
Line Supervisor: Auditor General
Supervising: Office Aid

Role Overview

  • Under the supervision of the Auditor General, the Office Manager should play a vital role in the smooth running of the office.
  • From welcoming visitors to reception of calls, fixing appointments, organizing the schedule of his/her superior, drafting of correspondence and filing documents, his or her duties will be critical to the daily activities of the office.
  • In this regard, he/she should be quite accessible and responsive in the face of competing demands from both internal and external parties.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Management of the Supervisor’s schedule: manage the Supervisor’s diary and schedule, organise and manage appointments; receive and welcome visitors; make telephone calls; verify in-coming calls to ensure their importance and possibility to respond or transfer to the supervisor.
  • Administrative Management: organise meetings; receive, draft, type and make follow-up on administrative letters; book meeting rooms; request and provide supplies to the office.
  • Management of mail and documents: create a recording system of in-coming and out-going mails; ensure e-archiving and e-filing of documents using ECM software for easy retrieval when the need arises; manage documents (in-coming and out-going, filing of letters); ensure follow-up on documents submitted for signature or approval.
  • Computer skills: Knowledge of Ms Office, ECM and other Ecolink software when it is possible. Demonstrate ability in word processing in English, French and/or Portuguese.
  • Perform any other duty assigned by the supervisor

Academic Qualifications and Experience

  • HND or equivalent in Secretarial Studies or Administration or a related field from a  recognized higher institution;
  • 6 years’ experience in administrative and  secretarial services;
  • Sound judgment and the ability to make reasonable decisions with little supervision;
  • Knowledge of related computer software and relevant ECM filing systems and correspondence-related procedures, guidelines and processes to preparing and using administrative documents and templates.

Age Limit:

  • Be below 50 years old. This provision does not apply to internal candidates.

Ecowas Key Competencies:

  • Ability to provide suggestions based on own observations that will improve the way work is accomplished and confidently lead on their implementation as requested;
  • Experience working effectively as a team member, mentoring teams and occasionally leading on discussions and/or replacing other leading roles as required;
  • Ability to support the team by keeping abreast of the team’s initiatives, events and needs, assisting team leaders as required;
  • Ability work under pressure and be dependable for results;
  • Ability to take responsibility for own career and performance and to regularly and independently engage in self-assessment activities
  • Ability to develop and maintain skills and expertise required to perform in the role effectively
  • Excellent work ethics, positivity, motivation, flexibility and problem-solving skills to carry out tasks associated with position;
  • Ability to take initiative to resolve semi-routine problems and make recommendations to improve the quality/quantity of services to clients;
  • Ardent desire to help others in a variety of circumstances of relevance to own work area and to refer to appropriate person for further assistance as required;
  • Ability to work as part of a team in articulating the needs of clients ;
  • Ability to manage own time effectively and meet service standards and objectives related to assigned responsibilities.
  • Basic understanding of the ECOWAS organizations mandate and its functions, particularly those of own institution/agency;
  • Knowledge of ECOWAS routine procedures and practices as it relates to assigned responsibilities  and work tools;
  • Ability to apply ECOWAS standards for emailing and other routine tasks and to keep records, and information pertaining to assigned work in accordance with rules and regulations;
  • Ability to apply ECOWAS procedures relevant to tasks and demonstrate understanding of associated systems, processes, rules and/or standards sufficiently to explain their necessity and to identify errors and consequences.
  • Numeracy skills with the ability to collect, collate, classify and summarize data following clear and simple instructions;
  • Ability to address issues with others in a candid, polite , timely and straightforward manner;
  • Proficiency in  information communication technologies(ICT);
  • Understands how to access internal resources or services to enhance cultural awareness and actively seeks to improve multicultural skills when interacting with others with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, especially within west Africa;
  • Ability to listen attentively to people’s ideas, requests and concerns and to understand, internalize and develop diversity management skills in accordance with ECOWAS rules/policies;
  • Ability and responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work;
  • Ability to recognize preconceived notions and stereotypical views of certain groups and individuals and to successfully adopt inclusive and culturally appropriate behaviors;
  • Fluency in oral and written expressions in one of the ECOWAS official languages of the Community (English, French & Portuguese). Knowledge of an additional one will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to organize routine work tasks, to identify solutions to address conflicting priorities or uncertainty in carrying out new or changing tasks;
  • Ability to develop work goals and identify the steps needed to achieve these goals;
  • Ability to understand and contribute to team or work unit goals as directed by supervisor;
  • Ability to work within well-established office practices and balance multiple tasks within set deadlines.
  • Ability to be innovative with  established procedures with a view of improving performance and/or outputs;
  • Ability to detect and correct errors and to keep accurate records of simple indicators/information;
  • Ability to gather and arrange information and data in a simple and understandable manner.
  • Ability to provide accurate and complete information to supervisor/co-workers/clients as requested, using good judgment, tact and diplomacy;
  • Ability to use computers with advanced word-processing skills including a working knowledge of spreadsheets, database, inter/intranet, email and social media;
  • Ability to read/listen and understand routine instructions and carry them out with limited supervision;
  • Ability to produce clear, concise, logical and grammatically correct written material in the three ECOWAS official languages  and to have equal verbal language proficiency;

 

Annual Salary
UA25,527.53 – USD40,277.34  / UA30,178.98 – USD47,616.39 / UA34,933.43 – USD55,117.96

 

 

 

Job Title: IT Program Officer

Location: Abuja (FCT), Nigeria
Grade: P3 / P4
Status: Permanent
Institution: Office of Auditor General
Line Supervisor: Auditor General

Role Overview

  • Under the supervision of the Auditor General, the incumbent will ensure the efficient functioning of the information systems section and facilitate all information technology services operations and projects for reliable and cost-effective ICT applications.
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Role and Responsibilities

  • Ensure data security for the Office of the Auditor-General;
  • Support the development and implementation of information technology services initiatives and systems Office of the Auditor General;
  • Evaluate connectivity issues, equipment, software and hardware;
  • Respond to issues, hardware maintenance and software networking;
  • Train staff of the Office of the Auditor-General about IT;
  • Perform any other duties as directed by the Supervisor.

Academic Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Business Systems Analysis & Design, Information Systems Management or in a similar field from a recognized University.
  • 5 years progressively responsible experience in planning, web design, development, implementation and maintenance of information and communication technologies;
  • good knowledge of ECOWAS ICT infrastructure and it strategy as it relates to user area(s);
  • Knowledge of all aspects of the design, development, management, implementation and maintenance of complex web projects using web content management systems and technologies;
  • Knowledge of relevant high-level web programming languages (PHP, ASP, ASP.NET, HTML, CSS, etc.) and programming skills, including structured/object-oriented design, relational systems (MS-SQL/MySQL), web platforms (Linux/Apache/Windows), scripting (JavaScript, jQuery, Perl, Linux shell scripts) and query languages.
  • Age Limit: Be below 50 years old. This provision does not apply to internal candidates.

Ecowas Key Competencies:

  • Ability to persuade/influence others to consider a certain point of view, adopt a new idea or implement new methods and practices;
  • Ability to lead a team of trainees/junior staff and instil a spirit of teamwork to engage employees and achieve a well-defined set of activities;
  • Ability to respect the chain of command in an appropriate manner;
  • Ability to resolve challenges that occur with minimal direction and/or to recommend and explain solutions or alternatives for approval;
  • Demonstrate respect for cultural differences, fairness and ability to relate well with people from varied backgrounds, nationality, gender, ethnicity, race and religion;
  • Understanding of diverse cultural views especially within West Africa, with sensitivity to group differences; ability to challenge bias and to practice tolerance and empathy;
  • Ability to listen actively, consider people’s concerns and apply judgement, tact and diplomacy;
  • Ability to work in a diverse and inclusive interactive environment that benefits from diverse strengths;
  • Ability and responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work;
  • Ability to utilize the Code of Ethics to manage self, others, information and resources;
  • Ability to mentor others and create feedback loops with supervisors, colleagues and subordinates to build strong working relationships and improve performance;
  • Contribute to maintaining the organizational unit’s performance goals and standards.
  • Interpersonal skills with the ability to keep a client informed of progress or setbacks in projects of relevance to timeline, quality and quantity;
  • Ability to proactively interact with clients and build strong trusting relationships based on mutual respect and regular discussions;
  • Ability to establish and sustain professional credibility with clients/stakeholders in a manner that anticipates their need, mitigates issues and that carefully balances professional obligations with the need to be sensitive and responsive to their needs;
  • Ability to counsel, advise, consult and guide others on matters pertaining to assigned client service responsibilities and established client service standards;
  • Ability to encourage, empower, and advocate for people in an unbias and transparent manner.
  • Knowledge of ECOWAS institutions, sectors, programmes and policies;
  • Knowledge of ECOWAS internal operational requirements of programs, projects, services and systems required to achieve work assignments and meet performance goals;
  • Knowledge of rules and procedures of ECOWAS associated assigned responsibilities and ability to explain these clearly to others;
  • Ability to use evidence and research to inform policies and programs and identify relevant and appropriate sources of information, including stakeholders, regional institutions and/or internal committees.
  • Demonstrate operational computer proficiency using appropriate tools;
  • Ability to make sound use of graphics and tables to effectively present numerical data to write semi-complex technical reports/proposals and edit/check templates, letters, etc.
  • Ability to convey information clearly and concisely in a succinct and organized manner through both writing and verbal means,
  • Exhibit interpersonal skills, make presentations, express opinions and debate ideas with others in a constructive manner;
  • Knowledge of the ECOWAS culture, structures and performance issues and priorities impacting assigned responsibilities;
  • Knowledge of member states development trends, indicators, challenges and opportunities as it relates to project/programme assigned to own position.
  • Ability to study data/information from a variety of sources, identify anomalies, trends and issues, present findings, and make recommendations;
  • Ability to break down problems or processes into key parts to identify and solve gaps in service, quality assurance, compliance and performance targets;
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply techniques to generate creative ideas and new approaches to meeting goals;

Proficiency in information communication Technologies(ICT):

  • Fluency in oral and written expressions in one of the ECOWAS official languages of the Community (English, French & Portuguese). Knowledge of an additional one will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to develop, implement an individual action plan for achieving specific work goals;
  • Ability to organize work, set priorities, and work within timelines, giving attention to details, stakeholders, indicators and risks;
  • Ability to identify, collect and assess indicators to monitor performance and to take proactive remedial action as required.
  • Identify, organize and monitor tasks throughout to facilitate execution;
  • ability to contribute and/or lead on projects as per accepted project management standards and techniques, to co-ordinate contributions by others to set and meet deadlines;

Salary

  • UA49,106.81 – UA56,591.37 / USD77,480.72 – USD89,289.87 annually.

 

 

 

Job Title: Office Manager (Bilingual Secretary)

Location: Abuja
Institution: Office of Auditor General
Grade: G5/G6/G7
Status: Permanent
Line Supervisor: Auditor General
Supervising: Office Aid

Role Overview

  • Under the supervision of the Auditor General, the Office Manager should play a vital role in the smooth running of the office.
  • From welcoming visitors to reception of calls, fixing appointments, organizing the schedule of his/her superior, drafting of correspondence and filing documents, his or her duties will be critical to the daily activities of the office.
  • In this regard, he/she should be quite accessible and responsive in the face of competing demands from both internal and external parties.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Management of the Supervisor’s schedule: manage the Supervisor’s diary and schedule, organise and manage appointments; receive and welcome visitors; make telephone calls; verify in-coming calls to ensure their importance and possibility to respond or transfer to the supervisor.
  • Administrative Management: organise meetings; receive, draft, type and make follow-up on administrative letters; book meeting rooms; request and provide supplies to the office.
  • Management of mail and documents: create a recording system of in-coming and out-going mails; ensure e-archiving and e-filing of documents using ECM software for easy retrieval when the need arises; manage documents (in-coming and out-going, filing of letters); ensure follow-up on documents submitted for signature or approval.
  • Computer skills: Knowledge of Ms Office, ECM and other Ecolink software when it is possible. Demonstrate ability in word processing in English, French and/or Portuguese.
  • Perform any other duty assigned by the supervisor

Academic Qualifications and Experience

  • HND or equivalent in Secretarial Studies or Administration or a related field from a  recognized higher institution;
  • 6 years’ experience in administrative and  secretarial services;
  • Sound judgment and the ability to make reasonable decisions with little supervision;
  • Knowledge of related computer software and relevant ECM filing systems and correspondence-related procedures, guidelines and processes to preparing and using administrative documents and templates.

Age Limit:

  • Be below 50 years old. This provision does not apply to internal candidates.

Ecowas Key Competencies:

  • Ability to provide suggestions based on own observations that will improve the way work is accomplished and confidently lead on their implementation as requested;
  • Experience working effectively as a team member, mentoring teams and occasionally leading on discussions and/or replacing other leading roles as required;
  • Ability to support the team by keeping abreast of the team’s initiatives, events and needs, assisting team leaders as required;
  • Ability work under pressure and be dependable for results;
  • Ability to take responsibility for own career and performance and to regularly and independently engage in self-assessment activities
  • Ability to develop and maintain skills and expertise required to perform in the role effectively
  • Excellent work ethics, positivity, motivation, flexibility and problem-solving skills to carry out tasks associated with position;
  • Ability to take initiative to resolve semi-routine problems and make recommendations to improve the quality/quantity of services to clients;
  • Ardent desire to help others in a variety of circumstances of relevance to own work area and to refer to appropriate person for further assistance as required;
  • Ability to work as part of a team in articulating the needs of clients ;
  • Ability to manage own time effectively and meet service standards and objectives related to assigned responsibilities.
  • Basic understanding of the ECOWAS organizations mandate and its functions, particularly those of own institution/agency;
  • Knowledge of ECOWAS routine procedures and practices as it relates to assigned responsibilities  and work tools;
  • Ability to apply ECOWAS standards for emailing and other routine tasks and to keep records, and information pertaining to assigned work in accordance with rules and regulations;
  • Ability to apply ECOWAS procedures relevant to tasks and demonstrate understanding of associated systems, processes, rules and/or standards sufficiently to explain their necessity and to identify errors and consequences.
  • Numeracy skills with the ability to collect, collate, classify and summarize data following clear and simple instructions;
  • Ability to address issues with others in a candid, polite , timely and straightforward manner;
  • Proficiency in  information communication technologies(ICT);
  • Understands how to access internal resources or services to enhance cultural awareness and actively seeks to improve multicultural skills when interacting with others with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, especially within west Africa;
  • Ability to listen attentively to people’s ideas, requests and concerns and to understand, internalize and develop diversity management skills in accordance with ECOWAS rules/policies;
  • Ability and responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work;
  • Ability to recognize preconceived notions and stereotypical views of certain groups and individuals and to successfully adopt inclusive and culturally appropriate behaviors;
  • Fluency in oral and written expressions in one of the ECOWAS official languages of the Community (English, French & Portuguese). Knowledge of an additional one will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to organize routine work tasks, to identify solutions to address conflicting priorities or uncertainty in carrying out new or changing tasks;
  • Ability to develop work goals and identify the steps needed to achieve these goals;
  • Ability to understand and contribute to team or work unit goals as directed by supervisor;
  • Ability to work within well-established office practices and balance multiple tasks within set deadlines.
  • Ability to be innovative with  established procedures with a view of improving performance and/or outputs;
  • Ability to detect and correct errors and to keep accurate records of simple indicators/information;
  • Ability to gather and arrange information and data in a simple and understandable manner.
  • Ability to provide accurate and complete information to supervisor/co-workers/clients as requested, using good judgment, tact and diplomacy;
  • Ability to use computers with advanced word-processing skills including a working knowledge of spreadsheets, database, inter/intranet, email and social media;
  • Ability to read/listen and understand routine instructions and carry them out with limited supervision;
  • Ability to produce clear, concise, logical and grammatically correct written material in the three ECOWAS official languages  and to have equal verbal language proficiency;

Annual Salary
UA25,527.53 – USD40,277.34  / UA30,178.98 – USD47,616.39 / UA34,933.43 – USD55,117.96

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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Application Deadline  3rd November, 2021.

 

 

 

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