African Union (AU) Recruitment 2022 (16 Position)

Apply for ongoing African Union (AU) Recruitment 2022. See the 16 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.

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

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

1.) Senior International Relations Officer (PAP)

Location: Midrand, South Africa

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • A Master’s Degree in International Relations / Diplomacy or Public Administration with seven (7) years relevant work experience, of which, at least three (3) should be at supervisory level in an international organization. OR
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in the above-mentioned fields but with ten (10) years of experience, at least three (3) of which should be at supervisory level  in an international organisation.
  • Candidates are expected to be familiar with the operations of Parliaments.

Required Skills:

  • Interpersonal skills, a teamwork orientation and ability to interact harmoniously and effectively in a multi-cultural environment with colleagues from diverse disciplines, perspectives, countries and cultures.
  • Ability to make objective decisions and resolve problems, exercising the highest sense of responsibility in the handling of confidential and sensitive issues in a reasonable and mature manner.
  • Diplomatic skills and the ability to generate innovative, practical solutions to challenging situations, with tact and emotional maturity without losing composure.
  • High ethical standards, integrity and a deep sense of fairness
  • Proficiency in one of the African Union working languages, knowledge of other working languages would be an added advantage.

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 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.

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 USD37,453.00 (P3 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
24th October, 2022.

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

2.) Senior Internal Auditor (PAP)

Location: Midrand, South Africa

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Finance Management, Accounting, Business Administration, with 7 years progressive experience in Auditing or any related field. Two (2) of which must have been obtained at supervisory level.
  • Certificate in CIA ACCA, CA, CPA, ACCA, CIMA or other related certification is an added advantage
  • Experience in working on ERP-SAP

Or

  • Bachelor’s Degree in in Finance Management, Accounting, Business Administration, with 10 years progressive experience in Auditing or any related field. Two of which must have been obtained at supervisory level
  • Certificate in CIA, ACCA, CA, CPA, ACCA, CIMA or other related certification is an added advantage.

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge and experience with MS Office, Knowledge of SAP ERP desired.
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Report writing skills
  • Communication and negotiating skills.
  • Planning and organizational skills.

Leadership Competencies:

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

Core Competencies:

  • Foster Accountability Culture
  • Communicating with impact
  • Learning Orientation
  • Change Management

Functional Competencies:

  • Drive for Results
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Job Knowledge Sharing
  • 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.

Remuneration

  • Indicative basic salary of US$ 37,453.00 (P3 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
24th October, 2022.

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

3.) Interpreter – Translator / French (PAP)

Location: Midrand, South Africa

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • A Master’s Degree in Languages and a professional qualification from a recognised school of Interpretation/Translation with ten (10) years relevant work experience in interpretation/translation in an institution or international meetings on diverse issues with 6 years at Expert/Specialist level and 3 years at supervisory level. OR
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Languages and a professional qualification from a recognised school of Interpretation/Translation with twelve (12) years relevant work experience in interpretation/translation in an institution or international meetings on diverse issues with 6 years at Expert/Specialist level and 3 years at supervisory level.
  • Knowledge and use of interpretation and translation tools is required.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to do simultaneous and consecutive interpretation from English to French
  • Ability to translate from English to French, using modern translation tools such as Trados
  • Typing skills that enables one to produce his/her own work independently
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to delegate the appropriate responsibility, accountability and decision-making authority with regard to performance management and professional development
  • Fluency in any other AU official working languages (Portuguese, Arabic, Spanish, and Kiswahili) 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.

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 (57% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$ 24,561.84  (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.

Applications Closing Date
24th October, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Gender Mainstreaming

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

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.

4.) Senior Media and Communications Officer (PAP)

Location: Midrand, South Africa

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • A Master’s Degree or its equivalent in Communications, Journalism, Broadcasting, Public and Media Relations or related field, with a minimum of seven (7) years of relevant work experience in the area of corporate communication, journalism, advocacy with at least three (3) years at a supervisory level in an international organisation.

OR

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in the above mentioned fields with ten (10) years of experience and at least three (3) at a supervisory level in an international organisation.

Required Skills:

  • The successful candidate is expected to be creative and have the ability to interact harmoniously and effectively in a multi-cultural environment with colleagues from diverse disciplines, perspectives, countries and cultures.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal, networking, negotiation and communication skills.
  • He/she must have the ability to make objective decisions and resolve problems, exercising the highest sense of responsibility in the handling of confidential and sensitive issues.
  • Ability to contribute to strategic thinking with a view to improving media and communication services to all PAP stakeholders.
  • Ability to work under pressure, setting priorities and managing multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Have skills and experience in the production and distribution of printed publications as well as audio-visual and e-content development.
  • High ethical standards, integrity and a deep sense of fairness.
  • Good knowledge of the African Union system.

Leadership Competencies:

  • Strategic Insight
  • Developing Others
  • Change Management
  • Managing Risk
  • Core Competencies
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Foster Accountability Culture
  • Learning Orientation
  • Communicating with Influence

Functional Competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Job Knowledge and information sharing..
  • Drive for Results

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 US$ 37,453.00 (P3 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

  • 24th October, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Gender Mainstreaming

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

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.

5.) Senior Protocol Officer (PAP)

Location: Midrand, South Africa

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • A Master’s Degree or its equivalent in Communications, Diplomacy, Public Administration, Humanities or Social Sciences or related field, and seven (7) years of relevant work experience in the management of Protocol, External Relations or Communications with at least three (3) years at a supervisory level in an international organisation.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in the above-mentioned fields but with Ten (10) years of experience, at least three (3) at a supervisory level in an international organisation.

Required Skills:

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, a teamwork orientation and ability to interact harmoniously and effectively in a multi-cultural environment with colleagues from diverse disciplines, perspectives, countries and cultures.
  • Ability to make objective decisions and resolve problems, exercising the highest sense of responsibility in the handling of confidential and sensitive issues in a reasonable and mature manner.
  • Diplomatic skills and the ability to generate innovative, practical solutions to challenging situations, with tact and emotional maturity without losing composure.
  • High ethical standards, integrity and a deep sense of fairness are competencies required of the incumbent.

Leadership Competencies:

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

Core Competencies:

  • Teamwork and Collaboration;
  • Accountability awareness and Compliance;
  • Learning Orientation
  • Effective Communication.

Functional Competencies:

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

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.

Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of US$ 37,453.00 (P3 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
24th October, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Gender Mainstreaming

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

6.) Secretary (PAP)

Location: Midrand, South Africa

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • A Diploma in Secretarial Studies, Management, Administration with three (3) years secretarial experience in a busy office or a Bachelor’s Degree in the above fields with two (2) years relevant work experience.

Required Skills:

  • Good knowledge of modern office procedures.
  • Excellent knowledge and practical experience of computer programs at the user level i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SAP, etc
  • Good Interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Planning and organizational skills.
  • 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:

  • 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

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$ 12,834.00 (GSA4 Step 1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (57% 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
24th October, 2022.

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.

7.) Deputy Clerk – Finance, Administration & Human Resources (PAP)

Location: Midrand, South Africa

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • A Master’s Degree in Finance, Human Resources Management, Public or Business Administration with fourteen (14) years of relevant work experience in finance, administration or HR management/development in an International Organisation or National and/or Supranational Parliament, of which seven (7) years at managerial level and four (5) years at senior management level.

Required Skills:

  • Leadership and management skills
  • Ability to successfully manage teams in Multicultural and Multilingual environ
  • Interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Presentation, report writing and communication skills;
  • Computer skills with practical knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Ability to effectively lead, supervise, mentor, develop and evaluate staff
  • 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 Perspective:
  • Developing Others:
  • Change Management
  • Managing Risk

Core Competencies:

  • Foster Accountability Culture:
  • Communicating with impact
  • Learning Orientation
  • Change Management.

Functional Competencies:

  • Drive for Results
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Job Knowledge Sharing
  • 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.

Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of USD61,023.00 (P6 Step 1) 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
24th October, 2022.

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

 

8.) Assistant Clerk (PAP)

Location: Midrand, South Africa

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Social Sciences, or related field with a minimum of two (2) years of experience in serving committees and work in parliamentary documentation and research.

Required Skills:

  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Planning and organizational 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 official working languages (French, English, Portuguese, Arabic) and  fluency in another AU language(s) is an added advantage.

Leadership Competencies:

  • Change Management.
  • Managing Risk

Core Competencies:

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

Functional Competencies:

  • Conceptual thinking
  • Job Knowledge 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.

Remuneration

  • Indicative basic salary of US$ 25,523.00 (P1 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
24th October, 2022.

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

9.) Finance and Administrative Officer

Locations: USA, Switzerland, Egypt, Niger, Burkina Faso, Algeria, Ethiopia, Mali, Kenya, China, Equatorial Guinea, Congo DRC & Cote d’Ivoire

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related field with Five (5) years of work experience in Budgeting, Payments, Accounting, Procurements and Human Resources management;
  • Experience in supervisory will be an added advantage. OR
  • A Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related field with Two (2) years of work experience in Budgeting, Payments, Accounting, Procurements and Human Resources management;
  • Experience in supervisory will be an added advantage.
  • A professional qualification such as CPA, CA, ACCA, CIMA, Expert Comptable or equivalent is an added advantage;
  • Demonstrate practical experience in applying IPSAS;
  • Hands-on experience in budget preparation and administration in international organizations;
  • Hands-on experience in processing payments using ERP preferably SAP;
  • Practical experience in closing accounts and preparing financial statements;
  • Demonstrate understanding of procurement rules and procurement of goods and services in international organizations;
  • Experience in managing human resource function;
  • Experience with finance module of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) such as SAP, or similar ERP;
  • Advance knowledge in the application of Microsoft Office Suite particularly Excel and PowerPoint.

Required Skills:

  • Conscientious in observing deadlines and achieving results
  • Familiarity with international and regional policy processes and policy analysis in the relevant area
  • Strong communication ability both orally and in writing
  • Proficiency in one of the AU working languages, fluency in another AU language is an added advantage

Leadership Competencies:

  • Strategic Insight.
  • Managing Risk.

Core Competencies:

  • Teamwork and Collaboration.
  • Learning Orientation.
  • Communicating with impact.

Functional Competencies:

  • Analytical thinking and problem solving.
  • Job Knowledge and information sharing.

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 USD31,073.00 (P2 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (46% of basic salary), 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.

# Duty Station  Post Adjustment % Housing allowance
1 Cairo 48 19,103.64
2 SAFGRAD-Ouagadougou 55 19,530.00
3 PANVAC-Debrezeit 46 22,932.00
4 Geneva 64 31,003.20
5 CIEFFA-Ouagadougou 55 19,530.00
6 IPED-Kinshasa 48 21,196.80
7 ACALAN-Bamako 52 20,097.00
8 CELHTO-Niamey 57 21,196.80
9 New York 56 35,770.20
10 AIR-Nairobi 42 18,585.00
11 ACSRT-Algiers 48 18,547.20
12 Beijing 64 44,415.00
13 AOSTI-Malabo 48 20,412.00
14 PANSTAT-Abidjan 55 21,196.80

Application Closing Date
10th October, 2022.

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

10.) Executive Assistant

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Bachelor’s in Business Management, Business Administration, Public Administration, Program/Project Management or any related field from a recognized educational institution with two (2) years of relevant work experience in administration, office management and/or program management, with adequate exposure to secretarial and records management work.
  • A higher qualification will be an added advantage
  • Experience in Office Management is mandatory.
  • Experience in planning and coordination of meetings with various stakeholders is mandatory.
  • Supervisory experience and work experience in SAP will be an added advantage.

Required Skills:

  • Management and supervisory skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and AU computer systems (Powerpoint, infographics and dashboarding is required)
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Data Collection and analysis skills
  • Interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Knowledge and working understanding of AU policies, standards and operating systems
  • Ability to work in teams and in a multi-cultural setting
  • Communication, report writing and presentation 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.

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.

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$  25,523.00 (P1 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment ( 46% of basic salary), Housing allowance 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
26th September, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Gender Mainstreaming

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

11.) Head, Supply Chain Division

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Public Administration, Business Administration, Law, Business Leadership, or Finance with at least twelve (12) years’ experience in Administration, Procurement, Supply Chain, Logistics, Project and Programme management out of which seven (7) years at managerial level and five (5) years at supervisor.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to initiate and promote collaborative approaches between geographically and culturally disparate partners
  • Negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to develop and delegate clear program goals, plans and actions, including budgets, that are consistent with agreed strategies
  • Leadership skills
  • Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (English, French, Arabic, Portuguese or Spanishi), fluency in another AU language 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.

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$  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
26th September, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Gender Mainstreaming

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

 

12.) Chief Science Officer

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Candidates must have at least a University / Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline such as, but not limited to Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Services Research, Health Outcomes Research,  Biostatistics, Environmental Science or Decision Sciences.
  • A Doctoral degree (e.g.  Ph.D., Sc.D. or D.PH.) is highly preferred.
  • Candidates must have at least twelve (12) years of progressively responsible, relevant and practical experience in public health research and epidemiology, out of which seven (7) years must be at expert/specialist level with five (5) years supervisory exposure.
  • Practical experience in performing public health, epidemiology, health sciences and outcomes research is required, with exposure to scientific administration and/or senior management of a national public health epidemiology or research programme in any setting, including a governmental agency, academic institution, research organization or a life-sciences company.

Further experience requirements are as follows:

  • Strong scientific management and technical expertise related to all applicable functional areas;
  • Expert knowledge and relevant experience in management of epidemiology, health services or outcomes research within a government agency or academic institution or research organization within a public health context.  Applicable and relevant private-sector experience within a research organization or life-sciences company will also be considered;
  • Demonstrated expertise in public health and/or clinical outcomes research (such as, but not limited to, retrospective or prospective case-control and cohort studies, observational studies, clinical-economic modeling and analysis, /meta-analysis), including interpreting statistical analysis and reporting of research outcomes is required;
  • Experience in leading public health, epidemiology and outcomes research in different geographic regions, particularly in Africa, is highly desirable;
  • Broad experience in collaborating with research and program partners and in managing multiple tasks and complex projects is expected;
  • Demonstrated experience and proven ability to effectively serve and represent organizational scientific interests as a member of a scientific review committee, study group, public health task group, or comparable groups delegated responsibility for reviewing and developing public health scientific policies, procedures and guidelines;
  • Familiarity and practical experience in implementing public health research and programs linked to One Health strategies.

Required Skills:
Functional Skills:

  • Mastery of the theories, concepts, principles, practices, methods and techniques of public health program administration and other aspects of the field of public health in order to resolve especially difficult and critical questions, problems and issues that may not be resolved by traditional methods;
  • Mastery of a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative methods for the assessment and improvement of program effectiveness or the improvement of complex management processes and systems;
  • Expert knowledge of the principles, concepts, methods and techniques used in the field of international/national public health in order to analyze, evaluate and provide expert advice and consultation in planning, developing and enhancing scientific research and program delivery;
  • Record of high-quality, peer-reviewed epidemiology and/or outcomes research publications is required. Experience in training and mentoring staff in the peer-review publication process is highly desirable;
  • Ability to identify and quantify requirements to support public health initiatives;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of strategic planning and evaluation processes;
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively and lead effectively in a multicultural and cross -functional team environment;
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and by writing, program goals, and objectives, including scientific justification of research and programs and specific requirements;
  • Demonstrated ability with regard to computer skills, including office administration and statistical software applications and online digital information systems.
  • Proficiency in one of the African Union working languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese or Spanish) is required.
  • Knowledge of one or more of the other AU working languages would be an added advantage.

Leadership Competencies:

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

Core Competencies:

  • Building relationships
  • 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.

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$ 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
26th September, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Gender Mainstreaming

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

13.) Head, Social Welfare, Drug Control & Crime Prevention

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Development Studies, Sociology, Community Development, or any relevant Social Science discipline with 12 years post qualification working experience, Seven (7) of which should have been obtained at managerial level and 4 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 working languages, fluency in another AU language 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 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.

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$  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
26th September, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Gender Mainstreaming

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

14.) Head of Medical Support Services

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Medicine (MD, MBBS, BMBCh) with 12 years post qualification relevant experience Relevant work experience within a government hospital or private practice, or an International organization which 7 years should be  at managerial level and 5 years at supervisory level
  • Must be a Member/ MMED of a professional Regional College of Physicians (Pathologists, Radiologist or Pharmacologists) with Ten (10) years work experience, including 5 years as Head of Department. OR
  • Fellow of a professional Regional College of Physicians (Pathologists, Radiologist or Pharmacologists) with Eight (8) years work experience in a clinical role, including 3 years as Head of Department.
  • Must be licensed to practice medicine as a Specialist in Laboratory Medicine/ Radiologist/ Pharmacologist in his/her home country or country of residence, as at the time of application.
  • Must have gained eExperience as head of a clinical unit, section, service or department will be an advantage.
  • Must have specialization in one of these specialties: Laboratory Medicine, Radiology or Clinical Pharmacology.
  • Documented training in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

Required Skills:

  • A demonstrated 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
  • Working knowledge in the areas of policy analysis, and program / project management;
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to organize and motivate others and work in a multicultural environment;
  • Report writing and presentation skills.
  • Planning and organization skills
  • Scientific communication abilities as evidenced by scientific /other publications.
  • Proficiency in one of the AU working languages, fluency in another AU language 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 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.

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$ 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
26th September, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Gender Mainstreaming

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

15.) Head of Diaspora Division

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • University / Master’s Degree in Political Science, Public Law, International Relations, Economics or a related field in the Social Sciences with twelve (12) years qualification relevant experiences out of which seven (7) years should be at managerial level and five (5) in a supervisory role.
  • Experience in design & implementation of diaspora-for development programs or projects including in the areas of diaspora volunteering

Required Skills:

  • Leadership and innovative skills
  • Interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Planning and budgeting skills
  • Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (English, French, Arabic, Portuguese or Spanish), fluency in another AU language 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.

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$  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
26th September, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Gender Mainstreaming

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

16.) Head of Civil Society Division

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Law, Political Sciences or related fields of study, coupled with twelve (12) years post qualification progressively relevant and responsible positions, with seven (7) years of experience at managerial level out of which five (5) years should be in a supervisory role.
  • Proven experience in managing and leading programmes linked to civil society, in international organization setting.

Required Skills:

  • Leadership and innovative skills
  • Interpersonal and negotiation skills, ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations both internally and externally
  • Planning, budgeting and organisational skills
  • Monitoring and evaluation skills
  • Computing skills
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (English, French, Arabic, Portuguese or Spanish), fluency in another AU language 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.

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$  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
26th September, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Gender Mainstreaming

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