African Union (AU) Recruitment 2023 January (204 Lucrative Position)

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Apply for African Union (AU) Recruitment 2023. See the latest job positions, descriptions, eligibility, and how to apply. African Union is seeking the services of both graduates and experienced job seekers to fill the vacant positions in their organization.

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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. African Union (AU) Recruitment

Latest African Union (AU) Recruitment 2023 Positions

1.) Senior Legal Officer (AfCHPR)

Location: Tanzania
Salary: US$ 37,453.00 (P3 Step1) Per annum
Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Master’s in Law with at least seven (7) years of relevant professional working experience of which three (3) should be at expert level, preferably in an international organization or in a judicial institution. african union jobs 2022

OR

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law with at least ten (10) years of relevant professional working experience of which three (3) should be at expert level, preferably in an international organization or in a judicial institution
  • Specialization in public international law will be an added advantage.
  • Perfect command of Portuguese Language is prefered.
  • Knowledge of one or several other African Union working Languages will be an added advantage.

Required Skills:

  • Leadership skills;
  • Knowledge of the African human rights system;
  • Analytical skills and ability to prepare legal submissions, opinions and motions;
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision; african union website
  • Public relations and communication;
  • Capacity to manage a multicultural team;
  • Interpersonal skills;
  • Drafting and argumentative skills in one of the African Union working languages;
  • Planning and organizational skills;
  • Computer literacy.

Leadership Competencies:

  • Strategic Insight
  • Change Management
  • Managing Risk

Core Competencies:

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

Functional Competencies:

  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Job Knowledge and Information Sharing
  • Drive for Result

Continuous improvement orientation

Languages:

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

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. african union careers

Gender Mainstreaming

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

Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of US$  37,453.00 (P3 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (42% of basic salary), a Housing allowance of US$ 19,530.00 (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. african union recruitment process

Application Closing Date for African Union (AU) Recruitment 2023
26th January, 2023.

Method of Application for African Union (AU) Recruitment 2023
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

2.) Deputy Secretary General (AfCFTA)

Location: Ghana
Salary: US$ 100,017.00 (D2 Step1) per annum
Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Master’s Degree in International Trade, Public Administration, Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Law, Finance, Management. International Relations or a related field from a recognized institution with Fifteen (15) years of relevant professional experience with at least ten (10) years served in a senior management role preferably in an inter-governmental organization or national government/public service, international or regional institution, and a minimum of five (5) years of direct supervisory experience.

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated leadership experience with strategic vision and proven skills in managing complex organizations at the national, regional or international level;
  • Demonstrated record of setting clear standards for accountability, probity, value for money and risk management and zero tolerance to fraud and corruption; for ensuring sound and transparent financial management; and delivering continuous improvement, impact, efficiency and effectiveness;
  • Demonstrated intellectual leadership, creativity and proven ability to propose new ideas and lead on new ways of working across silos in a complementary and synergistic way for a prosperous and peaceful Africa;
  • Proven track record of change management and accomplishments at the regional, national or international level with strong resource mobilization, political and diplomatic skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a multi-cultural team and establish harmonious and effective working relationships both within and outside the organization;
  • Proven ability to inspire, encourage, build trust and confidence and build consensus, stimulate effective campaigns and drive collective action among a broad spectrum of people and organizations.

Leadership Competencies:

  • Strategic Focus
  • Developing Organizational Capability
  • Change Leadership
  • Strategic Risk Management

Core Competencies:

  • Building Partnerships
  • Drives Accountability Culture
  • .Learning Orientation
  • Communicating with impact

Functional Competencies:

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

 Tenure of Appointment

  • The appointment will be made on a regular term contract for a period of three (3) years, of which the first twelve months shall be considered as a probationary period. au jobs
  • Thereafter, the contract will be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and deliverables.

Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of USD100,017.00 (D2 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment ( 57% of basic salary), Housing allowance USD27,290.88.00 (per annum), and education allowance (100% of tuition and other education-related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of USD10,000.00 per child per annum), for internationally recruited staff and a maximum of $3,300 per child per annum for locally recruited staff.

Application Closing Date for African Union (AU) Recruitment 2023
26th Janauary, 2023.

Method of Application for African Union (AU) Recruitment 2023
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

3.) Senior Public Relations and Information Officer (ACHPR)

Location: Gambia
Salary: US$ 37,453 .00  (P3 Step1) Per annum
Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Must hold Master’s Degree in Communications, International Relations, Human Rights, Public Relations, or related field from an accredited university with seven (7) relevant years’ experience within a human rights framework, preferably in a regional, continental or international organisation, with three (3) years at supervisor level.

OR

  • Must hold Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, International Relations, Public Relations, or Journalism from an accredited university with ten (10) years’ experience, out of which three (3) years should be at supervisory level, in a similar role preferably in a regional, continental or international organisation.

Required Skills:

  • Must be computer literate with a working knowledge of common computer applications and systems; Excellent drafting, reporting, communication and presentation skills
  • Experience in planning and implementing campaigns/strategies, including involving digital communications is required.
  • Prior demonstrated relevant experience in strategic communication, digital content creation and information dissemination
  • Previous work with an international organization preferred
  • Knowledge of the African Union policies and procedures
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to prepare legal submissions and opinions
  • Concentration, accuracy, and ability to work under minimum supervision and under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to organize and work under pressure in a multi-cultural environment
  • Respect for confidentiality and good public relations
  • Demonstrable knowledge of international organizations
  • Ability to work across business units / geographies; culturally sensitive environment
  • Applicants must be proficient in one of the African Union working languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese or Spanish). au careers login
  • Knowledge of one more or several other working languages would be an added advantage

Leadership Competencies:

  • Strategic Insight..
  • Developing Others..
  • Change Management..
  • Managing Risk…

Core Competencies:

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

Functional Competencies:

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

Tenure of Appointment:

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

Gender Mainstreaming:

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

Languages:

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

Remuneration

  • Indicative basic salary of US$ 37,453.00 (P3 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment ( 46% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$ 15,897.60 (per annum), and education allowance (100% of tuition and other education-related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$ 10,000.00 per child per annum), for internationally recruited staff and a maximum of $3,300 per child per annum for locally recruited staff.

Application Closing Date for African Union (AU) Recruitment 2023
26th January, 2023.

Method of Application for African Union (AU) Recruitment 2023
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

4.) Security Officer (AfCFTA)
Location: Ghana
Salary: US$ 31,073 .00 (D2 Step1) Per annum
Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Security Studies or related studies and Police or Military Studies with 5 years’ relevant experience.

Or

  • Master’s Degree in Security Studies or related studies with 2 years experience.
    Supervisory experience not mandatory but an added advantage

Required Skills:

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

Leadership Competencies:

  • Strategic Insight
  • Developing Others
  • Change Management
  • Managing Risk

Core Competencies:

  • Teamwork and Collaboration..
  • Accountable and Complies with Rules..
  • Learning Orientation

Functional Competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Job Knowledge and information sharing
  • Drive for Results
  • Continuous Improvement Focus

Tenure of Appointment:

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

Gender Mainstreaming:

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

Remuneration

  • Indicative basic salary of US$31,073.00 (P2 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment ( 57% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$ 21,832.68 (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.

Application Closing Date for African Union (AU) Recruitment 2023
26th January, 2023.

Method of Application for African Union (AU) Recruitment 2023
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

5.) Senior Legal Officer – Special Mechanisms (ACHPR)

Location: Gambia
Salary: US$  37,453.00 (P3 Step1) Per annum
Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Must hold Master’s Degree in Law from an accredited university with seven (7) years’ experience within a human rights framework, preferably in a regional, continental or international organisation, with three (3) at  supervisory level.

OR

  • Must hold Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB) from an accredited university with ten (10) years’ experience out of which three (3) years should be at supervisory level, in a similar role and within a human rights framework, preferably in a regional, continental or international organisation.
  • Any other qualification in the area of human rights law or a member of the professional body would be an advantage

Required Skills:

  • An in-depth understanding of the African human rights system and of comparative or international human rights law
  • Knowledge of the African Union policies and procedures
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to prepare legal submissions and opinions
  • Concentration, accuracy, and ability to work under minimum supervision and under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to organize and work under pressure in a multi-cultural environment
  • Good communication and planning skills
  • Respect for confidentiality and good public relations
  • Demonstrable knowledge of international organizations
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to work across business units / geographies; culturally sensitive environment
  • Proficiency in Arabic Language will be preferred
  • Knowledge of any one of the other AU official working languages will be considered as an advantage (French, English, Swahili, Spanish, Portuguese).

Leadership Competencies:

  • Strategic Insight
  • Change Management
  • Managing Risk

Core Competencies:

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

Functional Competencies:

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

Languages:

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

Tenure of Appointment

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

Gender Mainstreaming

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

Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of US$ 37,453.00 (P3 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment ( 46% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$  15,897.60   (per annum), and education allowance (100% of tuition and other education-related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$ 10,000.00 per child per annum), for internationally recruited staff and a maximum of $3,300 per child per annum for locally recruited staff.

Application Closing Date for African Union (AU) Recruitment 2023
26th January, 2023.

Method of Application for African Union (AU) Recruitment 2023
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Note

  • Only candidates who have met all the requirements of the post and have been selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • Only applications registered online with a complete curriculum vitae (CV) attached will be considered.
  • The Africa Union is an equal-opportunity employer, and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

6.) Head Division of Intellectual Property Rights – IPR (AfCFTA)

Location: Ghana
Salary: US$ 50,746.00 (P5 Step1) Per annum
Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Economics, International Trade, International Relations, International Law, Intellectual Property Rights related disciplines, and/or related areas with twelve (12) years of relevant experience at increasingly senior levels in trade or Intellectual Property Rights related area, five (5) of these years should be at senior management level and three (3) should involve a supervisory role.

Required Skills:

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

Leadership Competencies:

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

Core Competencies:

  • Building Relationships
  • Foster Accountability Culture
  • Learning Orientation
  • Communicating with impact

Functional Competencies:

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

Tenure of Appointment

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

Gender Mainstreaming

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

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

Application Closing Date for African Union (AU) Recruitment 2023
26th January, 2023.

Method of Application for African Union (AU) Recruitment 2023
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

7.) Head of Division, Transport and Mobility

Location: Ethiopia
Salary: US$ 50,746.00 (P5 Step1) Per annum
Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • A Master’s Degree in Economics, Engineering in the fields of transport with twelve (12) years of relevant work experience of which seven (7) years should have been served at managerial level and five (5) years at supervisory level.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to initiate and promote collaborative approaches between geographically and culturally disparate partners.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations both internally and externally.
  • Ability to develop and delegate clear program goals, plans and actions, including budgets, that are consistent with agreed strategies.
  • Ability to effectively lead, supervise, mentor, develop and evaluate staff.
  • Proficiency in one of the AU official working languages (French, English, Portuguese, Arabic, Kiswahili and Spanish) and fluency in another AU language(s) is an added advantage.

Leadership Competencies:

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

Core Competencies:

  • Building relationships
  • Foster Accountability Culture
  • Learning Orientation
  • Communicating with impact

Functional Competencies:

  • Conceptual thinking
  • Job Knowledge and information sharing
  • Drive for result
  • Fosters Innovation

Tenure of Appointment:

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

Gender Mainstreaming:

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

Remuneration

  • Indicative basic salary of US$ 50,746.00 (P5 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment ( 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.

Application Closing Date for African Union (AU) Recruitment 2023
16th January, 2023.
Method of Application for African Union (AU) Recruitment 2023
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Note

  • Only candidates who have met all the requirements of the post and have been selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • Only applications registered online with a complete curriculum vitae (CV) attached will be considered.
  • The Africa Union is an equal opportunity employer and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

8.)  Legal Officer – Protection (ACHPR)
Location: Gambia
Salary: US$ 31,073.00 (P2 Step1) Per annum
Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Must hold Master’s Degree in Law from an accredited university with a minimum of two (2) years’ relevant work experience

OR

  • Must hold Bachelor’s Degree in Law from an accredited university with a minimum of five (5) years’ relevant work experience.

Required Skills:

  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to work across business units / geographies; cultural sensitive environment
  • Proficiency in one of the AU Official working Language is the Requirement
  • Knowledge of any one of the other AU officials working languages will be considered as an advantage.

Leadership Competencies:

  • Change Management.
  • Managing Risk.

Core Competencies:

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

Functional Competencies:

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

Tenure of Appointment

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

Gender Mainstreaming

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

Languages:

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

Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of US$  31,073.00 (P2 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment ( 46% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$  15,897.60  (per annum), and education allowance (100% of tuition and other education-related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$ 10,000.00 per child per annum), for internationally recruited staff and a maximum of $3,300 per child per annum for locally recruited staff.

Application Closing Date for African Union (AU) Recruitment 2023
26th January, 2023.
Method of Application for African Union (AU) Recruitment 2023
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Note

  • Only candidates who have met all the requirements of the post and have been selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • Only applications registered online with a complete curriculum vitae (CV) attached will be considered.
  • The Africa Union is an equal-opportunity employer, and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

9.) Head of Division, Energy

Location: Ethiopia
Salary: US$ 50,746.00 (P5 Step1) per annum
Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Master’s Degree in the Energy field including Engineering, Energy Economics, Energy Management or related fields with twelve (12) years of relevant work experience of which seven (7) years should have been served at managerial level and five (5) years at supervisory level.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to initiate and promote collaborative approaches between geographically and culturally disparate partners;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations both internally and externally;
  • Ability to develop and delegate clear program goals, plans and actions, including budgets, that are consistent with agreed strategies;
  • Ability to effectively lead, supervise, mentor, develop and evaluate staff;
  • Proficiency in one of the AU official working languages (French, English, Portuguese, Arabic, Kiswahili or Spanish) and fluency in another AU language(s) is an added advantage.

Leadership Competencies:

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

Core Competencies:

  • Building Relationship
  • Foster Accountability Culture
  • Learning Orientation
  • Communicating with impact

Functional Competencies:

  • Conceptual thinking
  • Job Knowledge and information sharing:
  • Drive for result
  • Fosters Innovation

Tenure of Appointment:

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

Gender Mainstreaming:

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

Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of US 50,746.00 (P5 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment ( 46% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$ 26,208.00.00 (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.

Application Closing Date for African Union (AU) Recruitment 2023
16th January, 2023.

How to Apply for African Union (AU) Recruitment 2023

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

10.) Principal Officer, Training and Capacity Building

Location: Morocco
Salary: US$ 42,879.00  (P4 Step1) per annum
Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • A Master’s Degree in Humanities, Social Sciences, Law and any relevant studies in relation to capacity building with a total of ten (10) years of continuous and combined relevant experience with six (6) and three (3) expert and supervisory level. Areas of experience should be in:
  • Working  on development of syllabi/curricula for capacity building programmes, preferably relating to data collection, analysis, migration and policy guidance
  • Planning and implementing capacity building workshops and seminars
  • Proven experience in assessing the needs of Member States and RECs in capacity building  .
  • Knowledge and familiarity of migration issues in Africa will be a critical asset
  • A professional qualification or certificate in training/capacity, or proven experience building in conducting training/capacity building sessions will be highly desirable.
  • Demonstrable experience in supervising and leading teams of consultants, and delegating tasks and authority.
  • Demonstrable experience in drafting technical documents for executive level consumption and/or peer review.
  • An understanding of the African migration landscape.
  • Proven experience interacting with international and regional public partner agencies.
  • Proven track-record of working and liaising with high-level government and donor officials.
  • A general understanding of the African Union or similar international organizations’ way of working and managing associated relationships with Member States/Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and partners is preferred.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent project planning and management skills for organizing, planning and executing projects from conception through implementation.
  • Excellent analytical skills to respond to trends in emerging issues, and to develop, apply and adjust programme strategies to further the Observatory’s mission, goals and objectives.
  • Excellent organisation, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to motivate staff, work under pressure, stay on track and meet deadlines
  • Excellent diplomatic, representational, inter-personal skills, including experience in interacting with stakeholders and decision-makers in order to build strong collaborative relationships with governments and partners.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities Strong written and oral communication skills, in particular proven ability to write clear and concise reports;
  • Personal commitment, goal oriented and drive for results, flexibility and respect for diversity.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to operate in a multicultural environment.
  • High level of autonomy at work, yet with profound team-spirit
  • Adaptive, patient, resourceful, resilient and flexible
  • Pro-active and solutions oriented
  • Demonstrated ability with regard to computer skills, including excellent word-processing capabilities, proficiency with e-mail and internet applications and experience in using office software applications such as MS Excel, Power Point and Word.
  • Proficiency in at least one of the African Union working languages (Arabic, French, English, Spanish or Portuguese) is required. Knowledge of one more or several other working languages would be an added advantage, especially French and/or Arabic.

Leadership Competencies:

  • Strategic Insight
  • Developing others
  • Change Management
  • Managing Risk

Core Competencies:

  • Building Relationships
  • Foster Accountability Culture
  • Learning Orientation
  • Communicating with Influence

Functional Competencies:

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

Tenure of Appointment:

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

Gender Mainstreaming:

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

Languages:

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

Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of US 42,879.00  (P4 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.
Application Closing Date
6th January, 2023.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

11.) Assistant Accountant – Financial Reporting (AfCFTA)

Location: Ghana
Salary: US$ 15,758.00  (GSA 5 Step1) per annum
Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • A Diploma in Accounting or Finance or related filed, with three (3) years of relevant professional work experience in the areas of accounting/finance. Or
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or related filed, with two (2) years of relevant professional work experience in the areas of accounting/finance.
  • Part/fully qualified professional certification such as CPA, CA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent is added advantage.

Relevant Experience:

  • Experience in preparing IPSAS/IFRS compliant financial statements and donor reports in international organization is required.
  • Demonstrate experience in fixed assets accounting in accordance with IPSAS/IFRS;
  • Practical experience in preparing bank reconciliation statements;
  • Hands-on experience in the use of SAP or similar ERP;
  • Experience in coordinating internal and external audits;
  • Advance knowledge in the application of Microsoft Office Suite particularly Excel and PowerPoint.

Required Skills:

  • Conscientious in observing deadlines and achieving results
  • Familiarity with IPSAS
  • Analytical skills
  • Knowledge in Microsoft suite (xcel,word etc.)
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing
  • Proficiency in one of the AU working languages, fluency in another AU language is an added advantage

Oral Interview:

  • Developing Others
  • Flexibility
  • Risk Awareness and Compliance

Core Competencies:

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

Functional Competencies:

  • Job Knowledge Sharing;
  • Continuous Improvement Orientation:
  • Trouble shooting;
  • Task Focused;

 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.

Languages:

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

Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of USD15,758.00  (GSA 5 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (57% of basic salary), Housing allowance USD16,813.44  (per annum), and education allowance (100% of tuition and other education-related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of USD10,000.00 per child per annum), for internationally recruited staff and a maximum of $3,300 per child per annum for locally recruited staff.
Application Closing Date
6th Janauary, 2023.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

12.) Interpreter (French)

Location: Ethiopia
Salary: US$ 42,879.00 (P4 Step1) per annum
Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • A University Master’s degree in Conference Services, Languages or Interpretation from a recognised institution with ten (10) years of progressively experience out of which six (6) years at expert or specialist level and 3 years at supervisory level.

OR

  • Candidates holding a Bachelor’s Degree in either Translation, Modern Languages, Linguistics or related fields of study must have twelve (12) years of progressively responsible experience out of which six (6) years at expert or specialist level and 3 at supervisory level.
  • Professional certification in interpretation field will be an added value.

Required Skills:

  • Leadership and management skills
  • Communication, report writing and presentation skills
  • Research and analytical skills
  • Interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work in teams and in a multi-cultural environment
  • Knowledge of interpretation procedures and practices;
  • Knowledge in international policies and strategies
  • Knowledge and working understanding of AU policies, systems and standards
  • Planning and Organization skills.
  • Proficiency in French and any other AU official working languages (English, Portuguese, Arabic, Kiswahili or Spanish); is mandatory

Leadership Competencies:

  • Strategic Insight
  • Change Management
  • Managing Risk.

Core Competencies:

  • Building Relationship
  • Accountable and Complies with Rules..
  • Learning Orientation
  • Communicating with Influence
  • Functional Competencies
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Job Knowledge and information sharing
  • Drive for Results
  • Continuous improvement orientation

Languages:

  • Proficiency in French and any other AU official working languages (English, Portuguese, Arabic, Kiswahili or Spanish); is mandatory

Tenure of Appointment

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

Gender Mainstreaming

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

Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of US$ 42,879.00 (P4 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment ( 46% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$  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.
Application Closing Date
6th January, 2023.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

13.) Benefits Officer

Location: Ethiopia
Salary: US$ 31,073.00 (P2 Step1) Per annum
Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Business or Public Administration, Finance or related fields with 5 years of progressively experience in staff benefits administration in similar international organization.

Or

  • Master’s Degree are required to have 2 years of progressive experience in indicated fields.
  • Experience processing staff benefits in a large similar international organization with a large employee base is mandatory;

Required Skills:

  • Management and supervisory skills
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in teams and in a multi-cultural setting
  • Communication and report writing skills
  • Knowledge and working understating of AU policies, standards and systems
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office suite and AU computing systems
  • Inter-personal and customer/ client service skills
  • Proficiency in one of the AU official working languages (French, English, Portuguese, Arabic or Spanish) and fluency in another AU language(s) is an added advantage.

Languages:

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

Leadership Competencies

  • Change Management.
  • Managing Risk.

Core Competencies:

  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Accountability awareness and Compliance
  • Learning Orientation
  • Communicating with Influence

Functional Competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Job Knowledge and information sharing
  • Drive for Result
  • Continuous Improvement Focus.

Tenure Of Appointment

  • The appointment 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$ 31,073.00 (P2 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (46% of basic salary), a Housing allowance of US$ 22,932.00 (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.
Application Closing Date
6th January, 2023.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Note

  • Only candidates who have met all the requirements of the post and have been selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • Only applications registered online with a complete curriculum vitae (CV) attached will be considered.
  • The Africa Union is an equal opportunity employer and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Gender Mainstreaming:

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

14.) Director of Dispute Settlements and Legal Affairs (AfCFTA)

Location: Ghana
Salary: US$ 78,138 .00 (D1 Step1) Per annum
Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Master’s Degree in International Law (Public International Law, Private International Law, International Organizations Law) or relevant disciplines
  • A minimum of fifteen (15) years of progressively responsible professional work experience out of which eight (8) years of this should be at managerial level managing professional staff in a national, regional, continental, or international organization.

Required Skills:

  • Management experience and ability to relate and facilitate interactions with others;
  • Ability to think critically and solve problems;
  • Ability to communication orally and in writing;
  • Reports writing and presentation skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to organize and motivate others and to work in a multi-cultural environment;
  • Planning, organizational and reporting skills;
  • Ability to negotiate diplomatically;
  • Ability to delegate the appropriate responsibility, accountability and decision-making authority; with regard to performance management and professional development;
  • Conscientious in observing deadlines and achieving results;
  • Familiarity with international and regional policy processes and policy analysis in the relevant area; and
  • Proficiency in one of the AU Official working languages (Arabic, English, French, Kiswahili, Portuguese and Spanish), fluency in another AU language is an added advantage

Leadership Competencies:

  • Strategic Focus
  • Developing Organizational Capability
  • Change Leadership
  • Strategic Risk Management

Core Competencies:

  • Building Partnerships
  • Drives Accountability Culture
  • Learning Orientation
  • Communicating with impact

Functional Competencies:

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

Tenure Of Appointment:

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

Gender Mainstreaming:

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

Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of US$ 78,138 .00 (D1 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (57% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$ 27,290.88.00 (per annum), and education allowance (100% of tuition and other education-related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$ 10,000.00 per child per annum), for internationally recruited staff and a maximum of $3,300 per child per annum for locally recruited staff.
Application Closing Date
6th January, 2023.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

15.) Principal Recruitment Officer

Location: Ethiopia
Salary: US$ 42,879.00 (P4 Step1) Per annum
Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Labor Law or Public Administration with ten (10) years post qualification relevant working experience in recruitment out of which 5 years at managerial level and at least 3 years at supervisory level.
  • Professional certifications in Recruitment is an added value.
  • Proven use (or certification) in Competency Based Interview will be an added advantage
  • Proven use of Psychometrics batteries (or certification) will be an added advantage
  • Proven track records in managing recruitment as well as on-boarding processes in similar international organizations.
  • Proven use of Application Tracking System (ATS). The knowledge of SAP SuccessFactors will be an added advantage

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 official working languages (French, English, Portuguese, Arabic) and fluency in another AU language(s) is an added advantage

Leadership Competencies:

  • Strategic Insight
  • Developing Others
  • Change Management
  • Managing Risk.

Core Competencies:

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

Functional Competencies:

  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Job Knowledge and information sharing
  • Drive for Results
  • Continuous Improvement Orientation.

Languages:

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

Tenure of Appointment

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

Gender Mainstreaming:

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

Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of US$ 42,879.00 (P4 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (46% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$ 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
Application Closing Date
4th January, 2023.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

16.) Secretary

Location: Ethiopia
Slot: 3 Openings
Salary: US$ 12,834.00 (GSA4 Step1) Per annum
Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Diploma in Administrative Services, Office Management, Secretarial and Clerical related studies with 3 years of relevant secretarial experience in Public Sector or international organization
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Administrative Services, Office Management, Secretarial and Clerical related studies with 2 years’ relevant secretarial experience in any Public Sector or international organization;
  • Typing Speed: 50 words per minutes.

Required Skills:

  • Computer skills, including excellent word processing, proficiency with e-mail and internet applications experience in using programmes such as MS Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication ability both orally and in writing
  • Proficiency in one of the AU official working languages (French, English, Portuguese, Arabic) and  fluency in another AU language(s) is an added advantage

Leadership Competencies:

  • Developing others.
  • Flexibility
  • Risk Awareness and Compliance.

Core Competencies:

  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Accountability awareness and Compliance
  • Learning Orientation
  • Communicating Clearly.

Functional Competencies:

  • Trouble shooting
  • Job Knowledge Sharing
  • Task Focused
  • Continuous Improvement Awareness

Languages:

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

Tenure of Appointment

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

Gender Mainstreaming:

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

Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of US$ 12,834.00  (GSA4 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment ( 46% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$  16,813.44   (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.
Application Closing Date
2nd January, 2023.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

17.) Food Security Expert

Location: Ethiopia
Salary: US$ 96,921.34 (P3 Step 5) Per annum
Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience
The incumbent should have:

  • A Master’s Degree in  Agricultural Sciences, Social Sciences, Agricultural Economics, Economics, Development Studies or any related field.
  • A certificate in food and nutrition security is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of seven (7) years experience at continental level on food systems and agricultural transformation  of which three (3) years should be at expert level.

OR

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Sciences, Social Sciences, Agricultural Economics, Economics, Development Studies or any related field.
  • A certificate in food and nutrition security is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years experience at continental level on food systems and agricultural transformation,  of which three (3) years should be at expert level.

The incumbent should also have experience in:

  • Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Tools
  • Results Based Management
  • Stakeholder engagement at RECs, Continental and Global levels including development partners
  • Facilitating meetings, Conferences and workshops
  • Organising continental level platforms.

Required Skills:

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

Leadership Competencies:

  • Strategic Insight
  • Change Management
  • Managing Risk.

Core Competencies:

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

Functional Competencies:

  • Conceptual thinking
  • Job Knowledge and information sharing
  • Drive for result.

Tenure of Appointment

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

Gender Mainstreaming:

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

Remuneration
The salary attached to the position is an annual lump sum of US$  96,921.34  (P3 Step 5) inclusive of all allowances for internationally recruited staff, and US$ 78,461.08 inclusive of all allowances for locally recruited staff of the African Union Commission.
Application Closing Date
2nd January, 2023.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Note

  • Only candidates who have met all the requirements of the post and have been selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • Only applications registered online with a complete curriculum vitae (CV) attached will be considered.
  • The Africa Union is an equal-opportunity employer, and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

18.) Communication and Knowledge Management Expert – CAADP

Location: Ethiopia
Salary: US$ 96,921.34 (P3 Step 5) Per annum
Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience
The incumbent should have:

  • A Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Knowledge Management, Communication, Information Science or any other relevant area
  • A minimum of Seven (7) years of relevant work experience

OR:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Knowledge management, Communication, Information Science or any other relevant area
  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience

The incumbent should also have:

  • Relevant professional experience in Information management, Databases, Knowledge management systems and communication
  • Experience in working with an international technical cooperation agency, Biennial Review or CAADP related technical assistance projects
  • Proven experience in knowledge management and communication

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated leadership, decision-making, teambuilding, and self-management skills
  • Good negotiating, networking, and facilitating skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to liaise effectively with relevant stakeholders
  • Excellent written and spoken communications skills.
  • Strong analytical and communication capabilities
  • Proficiency in one of the AU working languages; fluency in English will be an added advantage

Leadership Competencies:

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

Core Competencies:

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

Functional Competencies:

  • Conceptual thinking
  • Job Knowledge and Information Sharing
  • Drive for Result
  • Continuous Improvement Orientation.

Tenure of Appointment

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

Gender Mainstreaming:

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

Remuneration
The salary attached to the position is an annual lump-sum of US$  96,921.34  (P3 Step 5) inclusive of all allowances for internationally recruited staff, and US$ 78,461.08 inclusive of all allowances for locally recruited staff of the African Union Commission.
Application Closing Date
2nd January, 2023.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Note

  • Only candidates who have met all the requirements of the post and have been selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • Only applications registered online with a complete curriculum vitae (CV) attached will be considered.
  • The Africa Union is an equal-opportunity employer, and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

19.) Director of Institute (PAULESI)

Location: Oyo
Salary: US$ 50,746.00 (P5 Step1) Per annum
Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • PhD holder and a full Professor in the field of Science, Technology or Engineering or Social Sciences and Humanities of a recognized university, with twelve (12) years of relevant post-graduate progressive academic experience of which seven (7) years at a senior academic leadership position, in a recognized university;
  • Having held the administrative positions of Chair of Department, Dean of faculty, or Director of academic programs or their equivalent will be an added advantage.
  • The candidate must have a prominent academic profile with evidence of high quality research work in the course of his/her career.
  • Experience in fund-raising for international projects is desirable

Required Skills:

  • Highly conversant in the cultures and changing landscapes of higher education internationally
  • Working knowledge of policy analysis and development and programme/project management, implementation and monitoring;
  • Strong background of research and publications, a prominent profile in the relevant academic community and a proven record of effective leadership and management experience at a senior level in an academic/research institution
  • Ability to communicate orally with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to express ideas and formulate plans by means of clear and effective writing and oral presentations.
  • Ability to draft conceptual and detailed reports/papers and review/edit the work of others.
  • Ability to prepare rationale with respect to key financial and administrative decisions.
  • Ability to negotiate effectively.
  • Ability to keep abreast of available technology and understand its applicability to the work of the Organization
  • Ability to actively seek, identify and apply appropriate technology to improve programme delivery.
  • Good computer literacy
  • Proficiency in one of the AU official working languages (Arabic, English, French, Kiswahili, Portuguese, and Spanish); fluency in another AU language(s) is an added advantage

Leadership Competencies:

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

Core Competencies:

  • Building Relationship
  • Foster Accountability Culture
  • Learning Orientation
  • Communicating with impact

Functional Competencies:

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

Languages:

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

Tenure of Appointment

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

Gender Mainstreaming

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

Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of US$  50,746.00 (P5 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment ( 57% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$  27,290.88  (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.
Application Closing Date
2nd January, 2023.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Note

  • Only candidates who have met all the requirements of the post and have been selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • Only applications registered online with a complete curriculum vitae (CV) attached will be considered.
  • The Africa Union is an equal-opportunity employer, and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

20.) Head, Diseases Surveillance & Intelligence

Location: Ethiopia
Salary: US$ 50,746.00 (P5 Step1) Per annum
Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline such as, but not limited to, Public Health, Bbasic Health Science (e.g., Biology, Chemistry), Epidemiology, Health Services Research or related fields.

Experience and Knowledge Requirements:

  • A minimum of twelve (12) years of relevant experience* in public health practice, with emphasis on infectious disease epidemiology, monitoring and surveillance, and operational research, with at least seven (7) years at managerial level out of which five (5) years should be in a supervisory role, and with wide responsibilities to lead and manage national, regional or global public health programmes;
  • At least ten (10) years of the total experiences should be in public health infectious disease epidemiology and surveillance programmes at national, regional or continental public health organizations in either private or public sector domains;
  • Record of high-quality, peer-reviewed epidemiology and/or outcomes research publications;
  • Strong scientific leadership with proven skills in facilitation and coordination of research and public health epidemiology and surveillance programme and research activities, and motivating and developing people.
  • Scientific, technical and managerial expertise and leadership in the development and enhancement of epidemiology and surveillance programmes and workforce capacity building in Africa, across different geographic regions;
  • Experience in leading public health programmes;
  • Broad experience in collaborating with research and programme partners and in managing multiple tasks and complex projects is expected;

Required Skills:
Functional Skills:

  • Mastery of the theories, concepts, principles, practices, methods and techniques of public health programme administration and other aspects of the field of public health.
  • Mastery of a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative methods for the assessment and improvement of programme effectiveness or the improvement of complex public health management processes and systems.
  • Skills in the analysis and subsequent response to scientific trends in emerging infectious diseases, and to develop, apply and adjust disease surveillance strategies and policies to further agency mission, goals and objectives.
  • Skills and abilities to lead people toward meeting the organization’s vision, mission, and goals and provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
  • Strong leadership skills and presence at the executive level, with a proven ability to problem solve, communicate complex issues orally and in writing, and to work cooperatively and diplomatically with diverse stakeholders.
  • Excellent technical expertise and experience in the management of complex, public health programmes.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and expert skill in application of planning, budgeting, assessment, and evaluation techniques.
  • Expertise in planning, organizing, and leading teams of scientific and technical experts, senior programme representatives, and extramural consultants in complex projects including programmatic analyses, evaluation, and policy, programme and tools development and implementation.
  • Highest level of interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written), tact, and sensitivity in the performance of duties.
  • Outstanding representational skills and experience to interact effectively with senior-level officials within the organization in other key stakeholders in both public and private-sector organizations.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of strategic planning, assessment and evaluation processes.
  • Demonstrated ability with regard to computer skills, including office administration and statistical software applications and online digital information systems.

Leadership Competencies:

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

Core Competencies:

  • Building relationships
  • Foster Accountability Culture
  • Learning Orientation
  • Communicating with impact.

Functional Competencies:

  • Conceptual thinking
  • Job Knowledge and information sharing
  • Drive for result
  • Fosters Innovation

Languages:

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

Tenure of Appointment:

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

Gender Mainstreaming:

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

Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of US$  50,746.00 (P5 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment ( 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.
Application Closing Date
2nd January, 2023.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Note

  • Only candidates who have met all the requirements of the post and have been selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • Only applications registered online with a complete curriculum vitae (CV) attached will be considered.
  • The Africa Union is an equal-opportunity employer, and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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