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ECOWAS Parliament Job Recruitment (6 Positions)

  • Full Time
  • Nigeria

Website ECOWAS Parliament

ECOWAS Parliament was established by the ECOWAS Revised Treaty of 24 July 1993 as one of the Institutions of the Community. The Parliament is the House of Representatives of the peoples of the Community. It is composed of 115 Representatives from the 15 Member States of ECOWAS: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo.

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Job Title: Senior HR Assistant, Data Management

Job Code: 20000131
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Grade: G6/G7
Status: Permanent
Department: Internal Services
Directorate: Human Resources
Division: Salary Policy & Pension Administration
Line Supervisor: Employee Data Management & Reporting Officer

Role Overview

  • Under the supervision of the Employee Data Management & Reporting Officer, the incumbent shall ensure the accuracy of all data entry and maintaining procedures for data collection, input, management, and quality control.
  • In addition, he/she will be responsible for overseeing data entry, ensuring data integrity, generating reports, and supporting HR functions with a focus on data accuracy and compliance through, written and verbal communication and ensuring real-time employee details are achieved as at required.

Role And Responsibilities

  • Extract data from the available ERP system such as SAP as required and generate requested reports for the organization.
  • Compile and gather data for processing and entering databases.
  • Enter employee information into HR databases and systems.
  • Organize, enter, and process data relating to staff details.
  • Check and verify data relating to staff details.
  • Maintain databases for various types of activities and functionalities.
  • Enter and retrieve data from a database relating to administrative tasks and functions of staff members.
  • Assist in generating and analyzing HR reports to provide insights into key metrics such as headcount, turnover, and diversity.
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports for HR management and other departments as needed.
  • Ensure compliance and record-keeping with data protection regulations and ECOWAS Institution policies.
  • Maintain and update employee records, including personnel files, under legal requirements.
  • Handle data processing operations relating to specific or multiple projects.
  • Support HR systems and technology-related initiatives and generate requested reports and data for the organization.
  • Retrieve data from databases.
  • Assist employees with inquiries related to HR data, ensuring confidentiality, and providing accurate information.
  • Conduct routine verification of data entered the database.
  • Performs any other task as assigned by the supervisor.

Academic Qualifications And Experience

  • Brevet de Technicien Superieur (BTS) / Ordinary National Diploma(OND) in Information Technology, Statistics or in a similar field from a recognized University.
  • Eight (8) years’ experience in Information technology, data management, and/or administrative experience in a private/public sector or international organizations.
  • Knowledge of human resources policies, procedures and practices relating to leave, compensation, benefits, pensions, medical, recruitment, payroll, etc, and the ability to interpret and apply them in an organizational setting.
  • Proficiency in using ERP systems such as SAP in performing skilled administrative and specialized technical tasks, and understanding of HR principles, work processes using SAP, and their application to respond to and resolve HR queries.
  • Ability to compile and gather data, files, and documentation in an organized manner and in line with compliance standards using relevant ERP systems where necessary.
  • Experience of database creation and management, and use of specialized computer systems and programs for operationalizing a variety of HR business processes and reports.
  • Broad knowledge of information technology/information management particularly as it relates to HR systems analysis, content management solutions, application development, and project management.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving/troubleshooting skills.

Age Limit:

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

Ecowas Key Competencies:

  • Demonstrated experience leading group conversations to provide participants with opportunities to exchange information, ideas, or awareness and/or elicit feedback.
  • Good networking and teamwork skills with an ability to positively influence co-workers when faced with challenges and to help trigger solutions and build confidence.
  • Ability to motivate self and/or others to engage in and successfully complete tasks at hand.
  • Ability to lead in the management of own career and performance and to seek assistance/coaching when required.
  • Excellent work ethic, positivity, motivation, flexibility, problem-solving, critical thinking, and conflict resolution to carry out tasks associated with position.
  • Ability to take initiative to resolve problems and improve quality and/or quantity of work.
  • Ardent desire to help others and capacity to empathize to generate mutual understanding.
  • Ability to work as part of a team in supporting and addressing the needs of clients and stakeholders.
  • Ability to manage own time effectively, multitask and contribute to meeting client service/stakeholder management standards and objectives related to assigned responsibilities.
  • Ability to work with people from various cultural backgrounds, and to understand interests, needs, and perspectives to prevent/address misunderstandings and complaints.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to understand diverse cultural differences especially within west Africa.
  • Ability to listen attentively to people’s ideas, requests, and concerns and to understand, internalize and communicate the need for diversity management in every day workplace practices in accordance with ECOWAS rules/policies.
  • Ability to factor in diversity when providing services, responding to requests, recognizing, and releasing preconceived notions and stereotypical views of certain groups and individuals.
  • Basic understanding of the ECOWAS organization mandate and its functions.
  • Knowledge of ECOWAS routine procedures and practices as it relates to assigned responsibilities (e.g. interpretation of regulations) and work tools (e.g. technology).
  • Ability to apply ECOWAS standards for emailing, reporting, producing correspondence, etc. and to keep records, produce reports and information pertaining to assigned work.
  • Ability to explain ECOWAS programs and projects relevant to tasks and demonstrate understanding of data used by the department/institution/agency, including knowing where data resides in the system, the ability to see how the data in the system interrelates and how data entries and changes may impact data in other parts of the system.
  • Excellent numeracy skills with the ability to collect, collate, classify and summarize data systematically.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to and/or implement new or changed processes or procedures in accordance with instructions and/or best practices (e.g. verification procedures, approval processes, classification procedures, filing processes).
  • Detail oriented with an ability to identify inconsistencies/errors/concerns and to present clearly and concisely.
  • Good creative thinking skills and ability to use initiative in the generation of alternative solutions to processing problems (e.g.  quality, quantity, turnaround time).
  • Ability to gather, analyze and arrange information and data in a logical sequence.
  • Ability to provide useful feedback when asked and to use feedback constructively when given by supervisor/co-workers/clients.
  • Demonstrated ability to use computers with superior word-processing skills and proficiency in the use of data base (e.g. access), spreadsheets (e.g. excel), inter/intranet, email and social media.
  • Ability to relay/redirect complete and accurate messages to appropriate persons/departments.
  • Tact, diplomacy, and well-developed interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in one of the three ECOWAS official languages (English, French & Portuguese)
  • Well established time management skills with the ability to make well considered/reasoned workplans independently regarding own work and to follow through until all activities are fully implemented.
  • Ability to use action planning skills, develop work goals and identify the steps needed to achieve goals.
  • Ability to understand and contribute to team or work unit goals/plans/activities and to collective decisions-making processes.
  • Ability to set and coordinate day-to-day functions for the office and those supported by following semi-routine administrative practices (e.g. in time management and organizing work tasks over a set period.
  • Well-developed concentration and organizational skills to meet deadlines and produce documents accurately and in accordance with office standards and practices.

Salary
AU 30,178.98 / USD 47,616.39 – AU 34,933.43 / USD55,117.96 Annually.

Application Closing Date
6th March, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their correctly filled Application Form, Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a Motivation letter to:b44seniorhrassistdatamanag@ecowas.int using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Click here to download the application form (Docx.)

Note

  • Female applications are encouraged.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications initially submitted with only the CV remain acceptable.
  • ECOWAS does not charge a fee for recruitment and will not request for your account details.

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Programme Officer, Data Management

Job Code: 20000457
Location: Abuja
Institution: ECOWAS Commission
Grade: P3/P4
Department: Economics Affairs and Agriculture
Directorate: Research and Statistics
Division: Statistical Harmonization and Data Management
Line Supervisor: Principal Programme Officer Statistical Harmonization and Data

Role Overview

  • Under the supervision of the Principal Program Officer, Statistical Harmonization and Data management, the incumbent shall work on the production of all regional frameworks and create all relevant regional databases for management and publication of quality harmonized statistics.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the development of regional frameworks for regional statistics.
  • Contribute to the development of regional databases.
  • Collecting, processing, publishing, and disseminating statistics, and responding to user requirements.
  • Perform data quality and consistency control on statistics and contributing to development of statistics in the region.
  • Advise ECOWAS Member States on data quality issues.
  • Participate in databases creation, facilitating access to relevant databases and updating statistics databases.
  • Perform data analysis and reporting, using sound statistical tools.
  • Perform any other task assigned by the supervisor.
  • Prepare statistical publication.
  • Training of member States Statisticians in data analysis and database management.

Academic Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Economics, Statistics, or any related field from a recognized University.
  • 5 years’ experience in statistics, managing, publishing, and disseminating data.
  • Knowledge of terminological and reference research techniques with ability to use all sources of reference and information to conduct complex research and analyse data.
  • Knowledge of data management and statistical harmonization methodologies.
  • knowledge of design and implementation of database and data dissemination computer systems and software.
  • Knowledge in the use of statistical and econometric methods and programs in economic development research, and ability to integrate multidisciplinary methodologies.
  • Knowledge in macroeconomic research methodology as well as in the design and management of research projects, conceptualization, and publication.
  • Knowledge of economic development issues and policies of West African countries and availability of professional publications.
  • Ability to apply statistical methods to the collection and management of statistical information.
  • Ability to analyse statistical data and make report for decision making.

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.
  • 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 the 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 needs mitigates issues and 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 judgment, 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 unbiased 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.
  • 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);
  • 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.

Salary
USD77,480.72 – USD89,289.87 Annually.

Application Closing Date
6th March, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their correctly filled Application Form, Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a Motivation letter to:b44podatamanagement@ecowas.int using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Click here to download the application form (Docx.)

Note

  • Female applications are encouraged.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications initially submitted with only the CV remain acceptable.
  • ECOWAS does not charge a fee for recruitment and will not request for your account details.

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Office Manager (Bilingual Secretary)

Job Code: 20000161
Location: Abuja
Commission: ECOWAS Commission
Grade: G5/G6/G7
Division: Infrastructure, Energy & Digitalisation
Directorate: Office of the Director Digital Economy and Post
Line Supervisor: Director Digital Economy and Post
Status: Permanent

Role Overview

  • Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Director Digital Economy and Post, the Office Manager should play a vital role in the smooth running of the office. From welcoming visitors to the reception of calls, fixing appointments, organizing the schedule of his/her superior, drafting correspondences and filling out documents. 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. Organize and manage appointments, receive and welcomes visitors, make telephone calls, and verify incoming calls to ensure their importance and the possibility to respond or transfer to the supervisor.
  • Administrative Management: Organize meetings, receive, draft, 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 incoming and outgoing mail and ensure e-archiving and e-filing of documents using ECM software for easy retrieval. Manage documents (incoming and outgoing, filing of letters) and 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.
  • Assists colleagues with administrative tasks.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Perform other tasks as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Academic Qualifications and Experience

  • HND or equivalent in Secretarial Studies or Business administration in a related field from a recognized University.
  • Six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in administrative Secretarial services including such tasks as the maintenance of personnel and financial records, technical cooperation planning and/or implementation.
  • Understanding of administrative-related policies, procedures, and processes, and ability to recommend suitable office administration-related software and systems to be used.
  • Technical competence and knowledge of computer software in relevant ECM filing systems and correspondence-related procedures, guidelines and processes for preparing and using administrative documents and templates.
  • Demonstrate sound judgment and the ability to make reasonable decisions with little supervision.

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.
  • Ability to support the team by keeping abreast of the team’s initiatives, events and needs, assisting team leaders as required.
  • Ability to 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.
  • Ability to write, read and edit documents in English, French, and/or Portuguese; superior typing/keyboarding skills in all required languages with proficiency in the use of all software programs in the Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., excel, word processing, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent team building skills with demonstrated group leadership ability to mentor, train, assign and check semi-complex work assignments of subordinates.
  • Excellent work ethic, positivity, motivation, flexibility and problem-solving skills to carry out tasks associated with the 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 the 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.
  • 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.
  • Basic understanding of the ECOWAS organizations mandates 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 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 at least two out of the three ECOWAS official languages and to have equal verbal language proficiency.
  • Ability to address issues with others in a candid, polite, timely and straightforward 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 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 the team or work unit goals as directed by the supervisor.
  • Ability to work within well-established office practices and balance multiple tasks within set deadlines.

Salary
USD 40,277.34 – USD 47,616.39 annually.

Application Closing Date
6th March, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their correctly filled Application Form, Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a Motivation letter to:b44officemanagercommission@ecowas.int using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Click here to download the application form (Docx.)

Note

  • Female applications are encouraged.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications initially submitted with only the CV remain acceptable.
  • ECOWAS does not charge a fee for recruitment and will not request for your account details.

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Staff Welfare Officer (In-house Doctor)

Job Code: 20000138
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Grade: P4
Status: Permanent
Department: Internal Servces
Directorate: Human Resources
Division: Staff Welfare and Employee Services
Line Supervisor: Principal Officer, Staff Welfare & Employee Services
Supervising: Nurses / Medical & Sports Assistant

Role Overview

  • Under the supervision of the Principal Officer, Staff Welfare & Employee Services, the incumbent is responsible for the development, coordination, and management of medical cases, models, and health services outcome studies.
  • The incumbent is also responsible for examining, diagnosing, and treating ECOWAS patients and applying medical knowledge and skills in diagnosing, preventing, and management of diseases.

Role And Responsibilities
Administrative Medical duties:

  • Liaise with other clinics, host country medical facilities, and overseas medical facilities to coordinate medical evacuations where applicable.
  • Responsible for all documentation and reporting procedures for medical evacuations in line with    ECOWAS rules and procedures.
  • Ensure that medical reports are kept strictly confidential.
  • Replenish first aid kits and other essential medical supplies at all times; and at ECOWAS duty stations.
  •  Initiate procurement and recommend the purchase of vaccines, medical supplies, and equipment for the In-house Clinic and ensure that the inventory is kept up to date.
  • Maintain medical records of all ECOWAS staff and advise staff on preventive health measures;
  • Lead in the  selection of retainer hospitals/clinics for staff use.
  • Carry our periodic assessment/visit to all ECOWAS retainer hospitals/clinics;
  • Ensure best price negotiations with retainer hospital for cost saving to the Commission while ensuring quality care services.
  • Serve as counsel to the Commission in the periodic negotiations with retainer hospitals/clinics on service charges.
  • Verify and vet all medical bills forwarded to the Commission by retainer hospitals/clinics against negotiated rates.
  • Facilitate cooperation between management and workers in instigating, developing and carrying out measures designed to ensure staff health and safety at work.
  • Assist in developing standards, rules, and policies or procedures for staff health and safety.
  • Oversee the day-to-day administrative running of the clinic.
  • Conduct surveys on staff health status, health behaviour, and health systems with a view of identifying gaps, providing solutions and entrenching medical best practices in ECOWAS.
  • Coordinating the development and promotion of strategies by organizing promotional health talks and preventive health programmes for ECOWAS staff.
  • Ensure regular reporting on clinic activities and other statistical information required;
  • Serve as Secretary to the Medical Board.
  • Respond to acute emergencies in line with international protocols such as trauma support and management and advanced care.
  • Diagnose and recommend treatment to all staff visiting the clinic daily.
  • On-call availability during and outside office hours to examine and treat emergencies brought to his/her attention.
  • Responsible for pre-service and  annual periodic medical examinations for all ECOWAS staff members.
  • Analyze cases referred by providers of healthcare, review vendors and medical claims resulting from hospital visits and for potential medical case management interventions.
  • Manage the In-house Clinic and provide medical services to all ECOWAS staff and accredited Stakeholders and their dependents who are entitled to receive such medical services.
  • Provide emergency services at any time the need arises.
  • Provide out-of-clinic medical services at ECOWAS organized events.
  • Monitor treatment received by staff from retainer hospitals who are diagnosed with serious illness or are on admission in the said retainer hospitals/clinics.
  • Provide promotional and preventive health services to staff and dependents
  • Supervise the sports and wellness programme of the Commission.
  • Maintain good relationships with retainer hospitals and clinics.
  • Make prompt referrals on behalf of staff to retainer hospitals/clinics, where the In-house Clinic cannot address the ailments of staff.
  • Ensure easy accessibility and availability of healthcare services  to staff at all times.
  • Ensure healthcare services are within reach to all staff and dependants residents in Abuja by organizing periodic audits of selected retainer hospitals/clinics, and ensure the hospitals have updated state-of-the-art medical facilities.
  • Establish and maintain close and effective relationships; and collaboration with ECOWAS healthcare retainers by organizing periodic stakeholders’ forums.
  • Organize medical evacuation of staff whenever the need arises
  • Organize repatriation of staff remains where required.
  • Advise management on matters relating to health and follow-up;
  • Provide domiciliary medical services to staff members and their dependents whenever the need arises ;
  • Provide medical services to delegates during ECOWAS Statutory meetings;
  • Perform other duties assigned.

Academic Qualifications And Experience

  • A Medical Degree from a recognized University.
  • A medical license and board certification to practice medicine.
  • Seven (7) or more years in clinical medicine and hospital administration.
  • Experience in Tropical medicine.
  • Experience in Surgery, Resuscitation (ICU) and Anesthesia.
  • Experience with managing retainership agreement with hospital and professional knowledge of clinical management including policies, practices, and processes in medicine.
  • Demonstrated a cognitive knowledge of medicine use of specialized state- of -the- art medical and computer systems.
  • Sound knowledge of and technical savvy to draft documents such as medical contract agreements, etc.
  • Demonstrated practical knowledge of relevant medical, and employment laws, rules, regulations, and principles with a deep understanding of opportunities and challenges unique to public sector management and international organizations.
  • Knowledge of change management and organizational development in public health, preferably in diversified and geographically dispersed public-sector and/or international organizations.
  • Ability to lead policy and program development initiatives, carry out consultations, produce options, and research impacts/risks.

Age Limit:

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

Ecowas Key Competencies:

  • Ability to get groups to work together cooperatively, by enlisting active involvement, creating a climate for respect and openness, and applying effective techniques for group facilitation, explore their potentials, motivate them and guide them.
  • Organizes and leads cross-divisional work group in developing creative solutions to address problems and or leads a small group of entry level professionals and administrative support staff.
  • Well-developed on—the-job training techniques paired with excellent coaching and mentoring skills; knowledge of new staff orientation approaches to facilitate understanding of the position and organization.
  • Ability to assign work to employees and provides timely and consistent feedback regarding technical proficiency and effectiveness.
  • Knowledge of project management at the level usually acquired from a certification in Project Management (e.g. Prince2 or Project Management Professional PMP).
  • Ability to consider the impact of a shift in programmatic direction to the needs of internal and external client.
  • Ability to promote and consider staff feedback to streamline processes in order to meet deadlines of relevance to client expectations; ability to consistently maintain composure and direction in high- pressure situations.
  • Well-developed problem solving, mediation and conflict resolution skills to address discrepancies, complaints, bottle necks, time constraints affecting quality and quantity of client services.
  • Ability to anticipate growing client needs and expectations to continuously improve quality, and timelines and service delivery; addressing client questions in a timely manner.
  • Ability to communicate openly with clients/stakeholders, keeping them informed of progress and issues requiring attention/resolutions.
  • Excellent judgement and ability to implement programmatic changes in a manner that ensures a bias-free work environment and fair and equitable application to new rules/regulations.
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to adhere to policies, goals, objectives, and principles of valuing diversity in performing everyday duties and responsibilities; promoting/modeling behaviors that demonstrate tolerance and understanding of various cultures.
  • Ability to build value from leveraging diverse capabilities and inputs from various cultures, staff and clients.
  • Ability to seek out best practices to make organizational decisions of relevance to diversity management, ensuring that project and program activities identify vulnerable areas and contain systemic checks.
  • Excellent knowledge of ECOWAS institutions and how the different organs relate to each other, particularly as it relates to own work sector/programs.
  • Broad knowledge of ECOWAS legal framework with a sound knowledge of approaches to policy and program development as well as project management normally acquired through certification.
  • Well-developed knowledge of the rules, processes and procedures of ECOWAS, of pertinence to tasks related to own position.
  • Broad knowledge of member states trends, indicators, challenges and opportunities as it relates to sector/programme assigned to own position.
  • Creativity and flexibility to deviate from traditional methods in developing new procedures, processes and tools, using technology to simplify methods and approaches whenever possible.
  • Ability to reevaluate current procedures and suggest improvements to ensure an effective, streamlined process.
  • Ability to gather and summarize information to predict stakeholder views on a new policy/programmes; and excellent analytical skills to assess external policies and trends when reviewing policy/programme options, pros, cons and recommendations.
  • Ability to synthesize complex information gathered from a variety of external sources and disseminates it to others in a logical.
  • Ability to apply appropriate methodology to discover or identify policy issues and resource concerns.
  • Ability to evaluate, incorporate, and communicate the latest developments in specialty area (i.e. in specific sector or program area) using institution/agency guidelines and criteria.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, negotiation, networking and presentation skills with proven abilities to influence, explain complex information and demonstrate empathy and open-mindedness.
  • Ability to demonstrate operational proficiency in the use of computer in communicating using technology tools such as email, word processing, excel, power point, collaborative software, graphic software.
  • Ability to convey information clearly and concisely in a succinct and organized manner through both writing and verbal means, either with electronic or print media.
  • Fluency in one of the three ECOWAS official languages (English, French & Portuguese).
  • Good knowledge of internal planning cycles and ability to contribute to the development and to implement Community-wide or institution policy by determining target audience, building coalitions with the appropriate population, and monitor progress.
  • Ability to considers external circumstances, factors and trends when organizing project activities to ensure the best outcomes.
  • Ability to review process outcomes, correspondence, reports, and policy documents to develop sound and achievable plans.
  • Ability to conduct meetings with staff, stakeholders, colleagues and others to ascertain of organizational, program and/or project needs, making adjustments to plans and activities accordingly.
  • Ability to adjust project plans based on input from staff and stakeholders and/or ability to design and implements guidelines, tools and templates to accommodate new or revised programmes and services.

Salary
UA56,591.37 / USD 89,289.87 Annually.

Application Closing Date
6th March, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their correctly filled Application Form, Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a Motivation letter to:b44postaffwelfareinhousedoctor@ecowas.int using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Click here to download the application form (Docx.)

Note

  • Female applications are encouraged.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications initially submitted with only the CV remain acceptable.
  • ECOWAS does not charge a fee for recruitment and will not request for your account details.

 

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Program Officer, Crime and Criminality Security

Job Code: 20000457
Location: Abuja
Institution: ECOWAS Commission
Grade: P2/P3
Department: Office of the Vice President
Directorate: Early Warning
Division: Analysis
Line Supervisor: Program Officer, Crime and Criminality Security P4

Role Overview

  • Under the supervision of the Program Officer, Crime and Criminality Security, the incumbent shall be required to monitor regional peace and security indicators with particular focus on drug/human trafficking, organized crime, cyber criminality, migration etc. and analyze and draft early warning reports with recommendations and identify options for response.

Role and Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the network of sectorial analysts contribute efficiently in enhancing the Early Warning Directorate’s capacity in the analysis of the Regional Security Situation on Crime and Criminality related events/situations;
  • Review early warning incident and situation reports submitted by the Field Monitors through the ECOWARN platform.
  • Perform quality control on the various data and information for subsequent input to the ECOWARN system.
  • Document early warning information gathered through other networks for incorporation into the early warning reports.
  • Analyse early warning information and produce different early warning reports with recommendations and options for response.
  • Prepare briefing notes and organize daily situation meetings to discuss and identify priority areas for reporting.
  • Evaluate and update the Daily Highlight with reference to security in the ECOWAS region and submit to the PPO Analysis for validation.
  • Develop and maintain networks with other experts in the Member States for information collection, verification, analysis, and reporting.
  • Perform any other task as assigned by the supervisor.

Academic Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in Public Administration, International Relations, Sociology, Social Finance, or a similar field from a recognized University.
  • Three (3) years of work experience in the analysis of sectorial early warning indicators.
  • Knowledge of ECOWAS Conflict Analysis Framework, Early Warning Mechanisms of ECOWAS and those of the African Union and other Regional Economic Communities.
  • Proven experience in producing Country Risk and Vulnerabilities Assessments.

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.
  • 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 the 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 needs mitigates issues and 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 judgment, 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 unbiased 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.
  • 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);
  • 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.

Salary
USD67,713.70 – USD77,480.72 Annually.

Application Closing Date
6th March, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their correctly filled Application Form, Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a Motivation letter to: b43pocrimecriminalitysec@ecowas.int using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Click here to download the application form (Docx.)

Note

  • Female applications are encouraged.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications initially submitted with only the CV remain acceptable.
  • ECOWAS does not charge a fee for recruitment and will not request for your account details.

To apply for this job please visit parl.ecowas.int .

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