As part of this renewal process, ECOWAS is pre-occupied with the implementation of critical and strategic programmes and wishes to recruit qualified and capable individuals into the following professional and general positions.

Job Title: BILINGUAL SECRETARY

  • Department: Administration & Finance
  • Directorate: Administration & Finance
  • Grade: G5
  • Annual Salary: $19,388 – $25,781
  • Supervisor: Administration & Finance
  • Reference: ECW-CDC/BSEC-G/2017
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Duty Post: Abuja, Nigeria

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Management of the Supervisor’s schedule: receive and welcome visitors; organize and manage appointments; keep the Supervisor’s timetable; make telephone calls; verify in-coming calls to ensure their importance and possibility to respond; manage the Director’s diary and schedule;
  • Administrative management: organize meetings; receive, draft, type and make follow-up on administrative letters; meeting room bookings; provide supplies to the office;
  • Management of mail: create a recording system of in-coming and out-going mails; ensure archiving and filing of documents; manage documents (in-coming and out-going, filing of letters); ensure follow-up on documents submitted to the Director for signature;
  • Undertake any other duty assigned by the superiors.

Qualifications/Experience/Skills

  • Vocational Training/Diploma or equivalent in Secretarial work or Administration;
  • At least 6 years’ experience in a similar position;
  • Excellent command of computer applications: MS-Office (Windows, Word, Excel, Internet);
  • Document and database management skills;
  • Sense of confidentiality;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • able to work under pressure in a multicultural environment;
  • organized and high sense of responsibility and relations;
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Language Requirements

  • Fluency (written and oral) in two of the official languages of ECOWAS: French, English and Portuguese. A working knowledge of a third ECOWAS language would be an advantage

Age

  • The officer should not be over 50 years old at the point of recruitment

Position Title: Driver/Messenger

Duty Station: Liberia

Category: National Volunteer

Type of Contract: ECOWAS Volunteers Programme

Expected starting date: 02nd October 2017

Duration: One (01) year, renewable (depending on budget availability and satisfactory performance)

Application Deadline: 15th September, 2017

The NCC is chaired by the Head of the ECOWAS National Office in the country. It is made up of Focal Points/Representatives of the various ministries, Civil Society Organizations

United Nations Agencies and local youth associations involved in the implementation of the Programme at the National level.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the overall supervision of the Country Coordinator and the direct supervision of the Programme Administrative Assistant, the incumbent will work as a Driver/Messenger to transport personnel of the Programme and other functional partners.

S/He will:

– Ensure the delivery and retrieval of mails, documents, folders, or specific goods.

– Transport staff or visitors to town, or to other parts of the country or abroad.

– Ensure daily maintenance of the vehicle (washing, cleaning and checking of the levels of: fuel, oil, water and tyre pressure, and top them up to appropriate levels).

– Report any malfunctioning of the equipment and make repairs in authorized garages.

Qualifications and experiences required:

Education:

– A minimum of class 3 of secondary school education (3 years of secondary education)

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– A minimum of class B driver’s license

Experience:

– Minimum of 3 years working experience, good driving history. Very good knowledge of the highway code

– Knowledge in auto mechanics will be an asset

– Experience working with a regional or international organization would be considered an advantage.

Language requirements:

– A mastery of oral and written English language is a must.

– Working knowledge of French is an asset.

Composition of Application:

– A signed letter of application/motivation addressed to the EYSDC Director;

– A detailed Curriculum Vitae highlighting specific skills and experiences of the candidate;

– Certified copies of certificates, diplomas and work certificates;

– A criminal record of less than three months

Submission of Applications

– Applications should be submitted by email to the address: cdjs@fasonet.bf with the title:

Application for the Post of Driver/Messenger, Liberia on the subject line.

Conditions of Service

An initial 12 month contract will be offered with a total basic monthly living allowance of 247.5$ US or its equivalent in local currency.

A life and health insurance cover for the incumbent of the position will be provided.

Other conditions of service as stipulated in the EVP management and Administration Manual and handbook of Conditions of service shall apply.

Other Conditions

The position is open to ONLY nationals of Liberia, an ECOWAS Member State, aged not more than 38 years by the date of recruitment.

This position is considered a non-family ECOWAS National Volunteer position.

ECOWAS is committed to promoting gender equality and equity. To this end, female candidates are strongly encouraged.

How To Apply

Candidates wishing to be considered should download the JOB APPLICATION FORM, fill and forward it to border@ecowas.int with their CVs as an attachment.

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Application Deadline: 28th September, 2017 (Subject to change)
NB: Locally-recruited Post ; candidates to this position should be legally resident in the Member State where the duty post is located, at the time of application.