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Are you looking for vacancies in African Union (AU) Recruitment 2024? If yes, you are in the right place. Apply for ongoing African Union (AU) Recruitment 2024. See the 13 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.

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1.) Senior Science Officer, CPHIA (AfCDC)

Location: Ethiopia

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Master’s  or Bachelor Degree with seven (7) and ten (10) years relevant work experience in Public Health, Medicine, Epidemiology, Health Science, Health-services Research or related health discipline.
  • PhD in any of the above or related field would be an added advantage
  • Professional work experience in research and development of a wide range of communication materials for the health and development sectors.
  • Proven experience with managing large convenings with a focus on science and/or public health.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent organizational skills, including multitasking, time management, and attention to detail
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, with a keen eye for detail, accuracy, and consistency.
  • Strong knowledge of the subject matter, industry trends, and best practices.
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.
  • Leadership and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Creativity and innovation, with the ability to generate new ideas and approaches.
  • Experience in building and maintaining positive business relationships

Leadership Competencies:

  • Strategic Insight…
  • Change Management
  • Managing Risk

Core Competencies:

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

Functional Competencies:

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

Tenure of Appointment

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

Languages:

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

Remuneration
The salary attached to the position is an annual lump-sum of USD96,921.34  (P3 Step 5) inclusive of all allowances for internationally recruited staff, and USD78,461.08 inclusive of all allowances for locally recruited staff of the African Union Commission.

Application Closing Date
22nd February, 2024 (11h59 p.m. EAT).

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

Note

  • Only candidates who meet all job requirements and are selected for interviews will be contacted.
  • Consideration will be given only to those candidates who have submitted a fully completed online application with a curriculum vitae (CV), an African passport, and the required academic qualifications, such as Diplomas, Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degrees and any relevant certificate in line with the area of expertise.
  • The African 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.

 

2.) Director, External Relations & Strategic Engagement (AfCDC)

Location: Ethiopia

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent degree) in strategic / organizational, communication, Marketing, international relations, public policy, or related field with at least Fifteen (15) years of experience out of which eight (8) years should be at managerial level, and five (5) in direct supervisory role is required.
  • Additional experience and training in Diplomacy, fundraising, marketing and advocacy efforts is an added advantage.
  • Experience in Public Health area will be an asset
  •  Demonstrated understanding of the latest communications and marketing trends.
  • A minimum of 15 years of progressively responsible experience in public information and communication, international relations, public policy, or related area is required.

Essential:

  • Proven experience of leading a highly effective and successful Marketing and Communications or External Affairs department, with responsibility for directing, marketing and communications, and a number of other relevant functions, which could include policy, public affairs, resource mobilisation and partnerships.
  • Advanced knowledge of Strategic communications, marketing and partnership principles.
  • Significant experience of developing senior-level external relationships and securing the highest-level advocacy, including developing and harnessing strong networks across multiple stakeholder groups.
  • Advance understanding of stakeholder engagement.
  • Extensive experience of leading, motivating and managing teams with the ability to promote a culture of high performance, continuous improvement and innovation.
  • Experience and successful track record working in a diverse complex fast paced environments and the ability to influence positive change.
  • Knowledge and passion for data and insights.
  • Senior level experience in Corporate strategic policy, frameworks, project management and planning
  • Knowledge of financial management
  • Commercially astute
  • Proven success of transformational change management and implementing process change through people and capacity building. Ability to address a range of issues in the context of political developments, public attitudes and local conditions.
  • Ability to advise on and develop concrete solutions to high profile and sensitive communication challenges. Ability to assess world-wide communication environments, develop communication strategies and manage implementation of public information campaigns with various promotional and publicity techniques.

Desirable:

  • Experience of working in international affairs in an international organisation
  • International experience in a professional, educational or voluntary capacity
  • Experience of working with external partners, funders and media.
  •  A well-developed understanding of the fundraising, strategic communications, marketing and public policy, governance and diplomacy.
  • An understanding of changing economic, political, and social environments affecting the Africa CDC.
  • An understanding and analysis of Africa and global political space and atmosphere
  •  High level of diplomatic and communication etiquette.
  • High level interpersonal skills.
  • Membership or an internationally recognized professional communication body (e.g., PR, MPR) is mandatory.

Required Skills:
Result Oriented:

  • Strategic thinker, capable of working at a senior level and contributing at Board/Council level
  • Entrepreneurial with the ability to input on strategic planning from a commercial standpoint
  • Ability to anticipate future opportunities and problems, taking strategic and pre-emptive action
  • Ability to set and achieve comprehensive goals for performance and growth
  • Passion for working in the developing world and creating positive change

Leadership:

  • Inspire confidence and promote shared values that underpin the ethos of the African Union and Africa CDC
  • Inspires others, is visible, adaptive, authentic and engenders trust
  • Visible leadership, promoting collective leadership for taking teams through significant programmes of change.
  • Passion and commitment for continuous improvement
  • Ambitious individual who has personal drive to succeed and develop their own career, and support their teams to strive for excellence.
  • Political and diplomatic prowess

Building and Managing Teams:

  • Directs and coaches’ others throughout the organisation and enables people to perform at their best.
  • Ability to recognise and cultivate rising talent.
  • Creates a positive team environment.
  • Creates cohesion, developing synergies and achieves through common goals.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:

  • High emotional and social intelligence.
  • Collaborative, supportive, calm under pressure, solution focused and able to lead others effectively in such a way that encourages maximum performance and engagement.
  • Exceptional communicator both in writing and in person to a range of audiences.

Relationship Management:

  • Exceptional relationship-building and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and negotiate with a wide range of stakeholders and partners.
  • The gravitas and credibility to influence both within and beyond the organisation

Analytical Skills:

  • Conceptual thinker, innovative and capable of complex problem solving
  • The ability to work well under pressure and take a considered, measured position.

Results Orientated:

  • Desire for success and the motivation to constantly seek improvement
  • Ability and drive to manage organisational complexity
  • A high level of resilience with the ability to initiate and drive decisions
  • Tenacious, adaptable and the ability to get things done
  • The highest levels of self-awareness, commitment, and integrity
  • A proven commitment to fairness, inclusion, equality, diversity, and transparency
  • Values: A strong commitment to the African Union and Africa CDC values

Leadership Competencies:

  • Strategic Perspective:
  • Developing others ….
  • Change Management:
  • Managing Risk….

Core Competencies:

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

Functional Competencies:

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

Languages:

  • Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Kiswahili, 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 USD78,138.00 (D1 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
14th March, 2024 (11h59 p.m. EAT).

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

Note

  • Only candidates who meet all job requirements and are selected for interviews will be contacted.
  • Consideration will be given only to those candidates who have submitted a fully completed online application with a curriculum vitae (CV), an African passport, and the required academic qualifications, such as Diplomas, Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degrees and any relevant certificate in line with the area of expertise.
  • The African 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.) Director, Health Systems Strengthening & Public Health Institutes (AfCDC)

Location: Ethiopia

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Advanced degree (Ph.D., MD, or equivalent) in Public Health, Medical Sciences.
  • Master’s degree in in Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Systems Management.
  • With a minimum of 15 years of experience in public health, health systems strengthening, or related field. Eight (8) of which should have been served at managerial level and five (5) years at supervisory level.
  • Proven track record in leadership roles within public health or scientific research organizations.
  • Experience in international organizations is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in program development, policy formulation, and emergency response management.

Essential:

  • Significant experience of developing senior-level external relationships and securing the highest-level advocacy, including developing and harnessing strong networks across multiple stakeholder groups.
  • Advance understanding of stakeholder engagement.
  • Extensive experience of leading, motivating and managing teams with the ability to promote a culture of high performance, continuous improvement and innovation.
  • Experience and successful track record working in a diverse complex fast paced environments and the ability to influence positive change.
  • Strong leadership and strategic management skills.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement abilities.
  • Proficient in risk management and organizational resilience.
  • Demonstrated capability in resource mobilization and financial management.
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse, multi-cultural environment.

Desirable:

  • Experience of working in international affairs in an international organization
  • Experience of working with external partners, funders, and media.
  • An understanding of changing economic, political, and social environments affecting the Africa CDC.
  • An understanding and analysis of Africa and global political space and atmosphere
  • High level of diplomatic and communication etiquette.
  • High level interpersonal skills.

Required Skills:
Result Oriented:

  • Strategic thinker, capable of working at a senior level and contributing at Board/Council level
  • Entrepreneurial with the ability to input on strategic planning from a commercial standpoint
  • Ability to anticipate future opportunities and problems, taking strategic and pre-emptive action
  • Ability to set and achieve comprehensive goals for performance and growth
  • Passion for working in the developing world and creating positive change

Leadership:

  • Inspire confidence and promote shared values that underpin the ethos of the African Union and Africa CDC
  • Inspires others, is visible, adaptive, authentic and engenders trust
  • Visible leadership, promoting collective leadership for taking teams through significant programmes of change.
  • Passion and commitment for continuous improvement
  • Ambitious individual who has personal drive to succeed and develop their own career, and support their teams to strive for excellence.
  • Political and diplomatic prowess

Building and Managing Teams:

  • Directs and coaches’ others throughout the organisation and enables people to perform at their best.
  • Ability to recognise and cultivate rising talent.
  • Creates a positive team environment.
  • Creates cohesion, developing synergies and achieves through common goals.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:

  • High emotional and social intelligence.
  • Collaborative, supportive, calm under pressure, solution focused and able to lead others effectively in such a way that encourages maximum performance and engagement.
  • Exceptional communicator both in writing and in person to a range of audiences.

Relationship Management:

  • Exceptional relationship-building and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and negotiate with a wide range of stakeholders and partners.
  • The gravitas and credibility to influence both within and beyond the organisation

Analytical Skills:

  • Conceptual thinker, innovative and capable of complex problem solving
  • The ability to work well under pressure and take a considered, measured position.

Results Orientated:

  • Desire for success and the motivation to constantly seek improvement
  • Ability and drive to manage organisational complexity
  • A high level of resilience with the ability to initiate and drive decisions
  • Tenacious, adaptable and the ability to get things done
  • The highest levels of self-awareness, commitment, and integrity
  • A proven commitment to fairness, inclusion, equality, diversity, and transparency
  • Values: A strong commitment to the African Union and Africa CDC values

Leadership Competencies:

  • Strategic Perspective:
  • Developing others ….
  • Change Management:
  • Managing Risk….

Core Competencies:

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

Functional Competencies:

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

Languages:

  • Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Kiswahili, 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 USD78,138.00 (D1 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
11th March, 2024 (11h59 p.m. EAT).

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

Note

  • Only candidates who meet all job requirements and are selected for interviews will be contacted.
  • Consideration will be given only to those candidates who have submitted a fully completed online application with a curriculum vitae (CV), an African passport, and the required academic qualifications, such as Diplomas, Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degrees and any relevant certificate in line with the area of expertise.
  • The African 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.

 

4.) Director, Center for Laboratory Diagnostics and Systems (AfCDC)

Location: Ethiopia

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Advanced degree (Ph.D., MD, or equivalent) on Clinical Laboratory Science, Pathology, Molecular Biology
  • Master degree in Laboratory Sciences, Public Health or Epidemiology.
  • With a minimum of 15 years of experience in laboratory management. Eight (8) of which should have been served at managerial level and five (5) years at supervisory level.
  • Proven track record in leadership roles within public health or scientific research organizations.
  • Experience in international organizations is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, program implementation, and research in a laboratory or public health setting.

Essential:

  • Significant experience of developing senior-level external relationships and securing the highest-level advocacy, including developing and harnessing strong networks across multiple stakeholder groups.
  • Advance understanding of stakeholder engagement.
  • Extensive experience of leading, motivating and managing teams with the ability to promote a culture of high performance, continuous improvement and innovation.
  • Experience and successful track record working in a diverse complex fast paced environments and the ability to influence positive change.
  • Academic and Experience Requirements
  • Strong leadership and strategic management skills.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement abilities.
  • Proficient in risk management and organizational resilience.
  • Demonstrated capability in resource mobilization and financial management.
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse, multi-cultural environment.

Desirable:

  • Experience of working in international affairs in an international organization
  • Experience of working with external partners, funders, and media.
  • An understanding of changing economic, political, and social environments affecting the Africa CDC.
  • An understanding and analysis of Africa and global political space and atmosphere
  • High level of diplomatic and communication etiquette.
  • High level interpersonal skills.

Required Skills:
Result Oriented:

  • Strategic thinker, capable of working at a senior level and contributing at Board/Council level
  • Entrepreneurial with the ability to input on strategic planning from a commercial standpoint
  • Ability to anticipate future opportunities and problems, taking strategic and pre-emptive action
  • Ability to set and achieve comprehensive goals for performance and growth
  • Passion for working in the developing world and creating positive change

Leadership:

  • Inspire confidence and promote shared values that underpin the ethos of the African Union and Africa CDC
  • Inspires others, is visible, adaptive, authentic and engenders trust
  • Visible leadership, promoting collective leadership for taking teams through significant programmes of change.
  • Passion and commitment for continuous improvement
  • Ambitious individual who has personal drive to succeed and develop their own career, and support their teams to strive for excellence.
  • Political and diplomatic prowess

Building and Managing Teams:

  • Directs and coaches’ others throughout the organisation and enables people to perform at their best.
  • Ability to recognise and cultivate rising talent.
  • Creates a positive team environment.
  • Creates cohesion, developing synergies and achieves through common goals.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:

  • High emotional and social intelligence.
  • Collaborative, supportive, calm under pressure, solution focused and able to lead others effectively in such a way that encourages maximum performance and engagement.
  • Exceptional communicator both in writing and in person to a range of audiences.

Relationship Management:

  • Exceptional relationship-building and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and negotiate with a wide range of stakeholders and partners.
  • The gravitas and credibility to influence both within and beyond the organisation

Analytical Skills:

  • Conceptual thinker, innovative and capable of complex problem solving
  • The ability to work well under pressure and take a considered, measured position.

Results Orientated:

  • Desire for success and the motivation to constantly seek improvement
  • Ability and drive to manage organisational complexity
  • A high level of resilience with the ability to initiate and drive decisions
  • Tenacious, adaptable and the ability to get things done
  • The highest levels of self-awareness, commitment, and integrity
  • A proven commitment to fairness, inclusion, equality, diversity, and transparency
  • Values: A strong commitment to the African Union and Africa CDC values

Leadership Competencies:

  • Strategic Perspective:
  • Developing others ….
  • Change Management:
  • Managing Risk….

Core Competencies:

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

Functional Competencies:

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

Languages:

  • Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Kiswahili, 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 USD78,138.00 (D1 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
11th March, 2024 (11h59 p.m. EAT).

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

Note

  • Only candidates who meet all job requirements and are selected for interviews will be contacted.
  • Consideration will be given only to those candidates who have submitted a fully completed online application with a curriculum vitae (CV), an African passport, and the required academic qualifications, such as Diplomas, Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degrees and any relevant certificate in line with the area of expertise.
  • The African 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.

5.) Director of Centres for Disease Control, Prevention, and Health Promotion (AfCDC))

Location: Ethiopia

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Advanced Degree (Ph.D., MD, or equivalent) in Public Health, Medical Sciences. With a minimum of fifteen (15) years of experience in public health management. Eight (8) of which should have been served at managerial level and five (5) years at supervisory level.
  • Master degree in Laboratory Sciences, Public Health or Epidemiology.
  • Proven track record in leadership roles within public health or scientific research organizations.
  • Experience in international organizations is preferred.

Essential:

  • Significant experience of developing senior-level external relationships and securing the highest-level advocacy, including developing and harnessing strong networks across multiple stakeholder groups.
  • Advance understanding of stakeholder engagement.
  • Extensive experience of leading, motivating and managing teams with the ability to promote a culture of high performance, continuous improvement and innovation.
  • Experience and successful track record working in a diverse complex fast paced environments and the ability to influence positive change.
  • Strong leadership and strategic management skills.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement abilities.
  • Proficient in risk management and organizational resilience.
  • Demonstrated capability in resource mobilization and financial management.
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse, multi-cultural environment.

Desirable:

  • Experience of working in international affairs in an international organization
  • Experience of working with external partners, funders, and media.
  • An understanding of changing economic, political, and social environments affecting the Africa CDC.
  • An understanding and analysis of Africa and global political space and atmosphere
  • High level of diplomatic and communication etiquette.
  • High level interpersonal skills.

Required Skills:
Result Oriented:

  • Strategic thinker, capable of working at a senior level and contributing at Board/Council level
  • Entrepreneurial with the ability to input on strategic planning from a commercial standpoint
  • Ability to anticipate future opportunities and problems, taking strategic and pre-emptive action
  • Ability to set and achieve comprehensive goals for performance and growth
  • Passion for working in the developing world and creating positive change

Leadership:

  • Inspire confidence and promote shared values that underpin the ethos of the African Union and Africa CDC
  • Inspires others, is visible, adaptive, authentic and engenders trust
  • Visible leadership, promoting collective leadership for taking teams through significant programmes of change.
  • Passion and commitment for continuous improvement
  • Ambitious individual who has personal drive to succeed and develop their own career, and support their teams to strive for excellence.
  • Political and diplomatic prowess

Building and Managing Teams:

  • Directs and coaches’ others throughout the organisation and enables people to perform at their best.
  • Ability to recognise and cultivate rising talent.
  • Creates a positive team environment.
  • Creates cohesion, developing synergies and achieves through common goals.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:

  • High emotional and social intelligence.
  • Collaborative, supportive, calm under pressure, solution focused and able to lead others effectively in such a way that encourages maximum performance and engagement.
  • Exceptional communicator both in writing and in person to a range of audiences.

Relationship Management:

  • Exceptional relationship-building and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and negotiate with a wide range of stakeholders and partners.
  • The gravitas and credibility to influence both within and beyond the organisation

Analytical Skills:

  • Conceptual thinker, innovative and capable of complex problem solving
  • The ability to work well under pressure and take a considered, measured position.

Results Orientated:

  • Desire for success and the motivation to constantly seek improvement
  • Ability and drive to manage organisational complexity
  • A high level of resilience with the ability to initiate and drive decisions
  • Tenacious, adaptable and the ability to get things done
  • The highest levels of self-awareness, commitment, and integrity
  • A proven commitment to fairness, inclusion, equality, diversity, and transparency
  • Values: A strong commitment to the African Union and Africa CDC values

Leadership Competencies:

  • Strategic Perspective:
  • Developing others ….
  • Change Management:
  • Managing Risk….

Core Competencies:

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

Functional Competencies:

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

Languages:

  • Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Kiswahili, 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 USD78,138.00 (D1 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
11th March, 2024 (11h59 p.m. EAT).

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

Note

  • Only candidates who meet all job requirements and are selected for interviews will be contacted.
  • Consideration will be given only to those candidates who have submitted a fully completed online application with a curriculum vitae (CV), an African passport, and the required academic qualifications, such as Diplomas, Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degrees and any relevant certificate in line with the area of expertise.
  • The African 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.

 

6.) Director of Centres for Public Health Emergency Management (AfCDC)

Location: Ethiopia

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Advanced degree (Ph.D., MD, or equivalent) in Public Health, Medical Sciences or equivalent.
  • Master’s degree in public health, Epidemiology or equivalentt with a minimum of fifteen (15) years of experience in public health management. Eight (8) of which should have been served at managerial level and five (5) years at supervisory level.
  • Proven track record in leadership roles within public health or scientific research organizations.
  • Experience in international organizations is preferred.

Essential:

  • Academic and Experience Requirements
  • Significant experience of developing senior-level external relationships and securing the highest-level advocacy, including developing and harnessing strong networks across multiple stakeholder groups.
  • Advance understanding of stakeholder engagement.
  • Extensive experience of leading, motivating and managing teams with the ability to promote a culture of high performance, continuous improvement and innovation.
  • Experience and successful track record working in a diverse complex fast paced environments and the ability to influence positive change.
  • Strong leadership and strategic management skills.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement abilities.
  • Proficient in risk management and organizational resilience.
  • Demonstrated capability in resource mobilization and financial management.
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse, multi-cultural environment.

Desirable:

  • Experience of working in international affairs in an international organization
  • Experience of working with external partners, funders, and media.
  • An understanding of changing economic, political, and social environments affecting the Africa CDC.
  • An understanding and analysis of Africa and global political space and atmosphere
  • High level of diplomatic and communication etiquette.
  • High level interpersonal skills.

Required Skills:
Result Oriented:

  • Strategic thinker, capable of working at a senior level and contributing at Board/Council level
  • Entrepreneurial with the ability to input on strategic planning from a commercial standpoint
  • Ability to anticipate future opportunities and problems, taking strategic and pre-emptive action
  • Ability to set and achieve comprehensive goals for performance and growth
  • Passion for working in the developing world and creating positive change

Leadership:

  • Inspire confidence and promote shared values that underpin the ethos of the African Union and Africa CDC
  • Inspires others, is visible, adaptive, authentic and engenders trust
  • Visible leadership, promoting collective leadership for taking teams through significant programmes of change.
  • Passion and commitment for continuous improvement
  • Ambitious individual who has personal drive to succeed and develop their own career, and support their teams to strive for excellence.
  • Political and diplomatic prowess
  • Building and Managing Teams:
  • Directs and coaches’ others throughout the organisation and enables people to perform at their best.
  • Ability to recognise and cultivate rising talent.
  • Creates a positive team environment.
  • Creates cohesion, developing synergies and achieves through common goals.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:

  • High emotional and social intelligence.
  • Collaborative, supportive, calm under pressure, solution focused and able to lead others effectively in such a way that encourages maximum performance and engagement.
  • Exceptional communicator both in writing and in person to a range of audiences.

Relationship Management:

  • Exceptional relationship-building and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and negotiate with a wide range of stakeholders and partners.
  • The gravitas and credibility to influence both within and beyond the organisation

Analytical Skills:

  • Conceptual thinker, innovative and capable of complex problem solving
  • The ability to work well under pressure and take a considered, measured position.

Results Orientated:

  • Desire for success and the motivation to constantly seek improvement
  • Ability and drive to manage organisational complexity
  • A high level of resilience with the ability to initiate and drive decisions
  • Tenacious, adaptable and the ability to get things done
  • The highest levels of self-awareness, commitment, and integrity
  • A proven commitment to fairness, inclusion, equality, diversity, and transparency
  • Values: A strong commitment to the African Union and Africa CDC values

Leadership Competencies:

  • Strategic Perspective:
  • Developing others ….
  • Change Management:
  • Managing Risk….

Core Competencies:

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

Functional Competencies:

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

Languages:

  • Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Kiswahili, 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 USD78,138.00 (D1 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
11th March, 2024 (11h59 p.m. EAT).

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

Note

  • Only candidates who meet all job requirements and are selected for interviews will be contacted.
  • Consideration will be given only to those candidates who have submitted a fully completed online application with a curriculum vitae (CV), an African passport, and the required academic qualifications, such as Diplomas, Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degrees and any relevant certificate in line with the area of expertise.
  • The African 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.

 

7.) Head, Institute of Genomics (AfCDC)

Location: Ethiopia

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Master’s degree in Laboratory Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Molecular Biology, Genomics, Bioinformatics, Genomic Epidemiology, or relevant disciplines with twelve (12) years of work experience of which a minimum of seven (7) managerial experience involving five (5) years supervisory exposure.
  • Experience working in a national or international institution is required.

Required Skills:

  • Managerial skills, political tactfulness and supervisory skills to achieve documented objectives.
  • 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 identify key strategic opportunities and risks.
  • Ability to effectively lead, supervise, mentor, develop and evaluate staff.
  • Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Kiswahili, Portuguese and Spanish); fluency in another AU language is an added advantage.

Leadership Competencies:

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

Core Competencies:

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

Functional Competencies:

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

Tenure of Appointment

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

Remuneration
The salary attached to the position is an annual lump-sum of USD126,440.93  (P5 Step 5) inclusive of all allowances for internationally recruited staff, and US$ 108,357.41 inclusive of all allowances for locally recruited staff of the African Union Commission.

Application Closing Date
15th March, 2024 (11h59 p.m. EAT).

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

Note

  • Only candidates who meet all job requirements and are selected for interviews will be contacted.
  • Consideration will be given only to those candidates who have submitted a fully completed online application with a curriculum vitae (CV), an African passport, and the required academic qualifications, such as Diplomas, Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degrees and any relevant certificate in line with the area of expertise.
  • The African 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.

 

8.) Head, Internal Oversight (AfCDC)

Location: Ethiopia

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Master’s degree in Auditing or Accounting or Financial Management or relevant disciplines with twelve (12) years of work experience of which a minimum of seven (7) years must have been served at a managerial level, out of which five need to involve direct supervisory responsibilities.
  • Experience in audit, value for money assurance and investigation in similar international organizations, government or private sector entities, or non-governmental organizations
  • Professional qualifications and certifications such as CIA, CPA, CA, CFE, CISA, ACCA, or equivalent are mandatory.
  • Proven track record in managing programmes, people and resources, and technical leadership.
  • Sound knowledge of general management practices and techniques, including results-based management principles, governance and accountability, use of information and communications technology, and techniques of quality assurance analytics
  • Membership in a relevant professional organization will be an added advantage.

Required Skills:

  • Managerial skills, political tactfulness, and supervisory skills to achieve documented objectives.
  • 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 identify key strategic opportunities and risks.
  • Ability to effectively lead, supervise, mentor, develop and evaluate staff.
  • Strong working knowledge of information technology and its implications for business commerce and managing and controlling business operations.
  • Depth knowledge in generally accepted finance and accounting policies, principles and controls
  • Depth knowledge of accounting theory, auditing standards, investigation guidelines, procedures and related techniques.
  • Knowledge of auditing & investigation information systems and systems designs.
  • Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Kiswahili, Portuguese and Spanish); fluency in another AU language is an added advantage.
  • Strong business performance management abilities– monitoring the progress of work against schedules, budgets, quality standards, and achieving/exceeding planned economic benefits in a dynamic operating environment.

Leadership Competencies:

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

Core Competencies:

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

Functional Competencies:

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

Tenure of Appointment

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

Remuneration
The salary attached to the position is an annual lump-sum of USD126,440.93  (P5 Step 5) inclusive of all allowances for internationally recruited staff, and US$ 108,357.41 inclusive of all allowances for locally recruited staff of the African Union Commission.

Application Closing Date
15th March, 2024 (11h59 p.m. EAT).

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

Note

  • Only candidates who meet all job requirements and are selected for interviews will be contacted.
  • Consideration will be given only to those candidates who have submitted a fully completed online application with a curriculum vitae (CV), an African passport, and the required academic qualifications, such as Diplomas, Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degrees and any relevant certificate in line with the area of expertise.
  • The African 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.) Head of Health Economics and Financing (AfCDC)

Location: Ethiopia

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Master’s degree in Health Economics, Health Financing, Public Health, Public Policy, or other closely related fields, with twelve (12) years of work experience of which a minimum of seven (7) and five (5) years of managerial and supervisory exposure.
  • A doctoral degree in the relevant area would be an advantage.
  • Experience working at national or international public health institution is required.
  • Experience in engaging stakeholders and influencing policies, brokering informed consensus, and managing complex bargains among institutions or stakeholders with divergent interests.
  • Experience in conceptualizing and conducting health economics research, evidenced by policy-relevant publications in health economics and financing.
  • Experience in mobilizing resources to support defined evidence generation, capacity strengthening and policy activities

Required Skills:

  • Managerial skills, political tactfulness and supervisory skills to achieve documented objectives.
  • 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 identify key strategic opportunities and risks.
  • Ability to effectively lead, supervise, mentor, develop and evaluate staff.
  • Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Kiswahili, Portuguese and Spanish); fluency in another AU language is an added advantage.

Leadership Competencies:

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

Core Competencies:

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

Functional Competencies:

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

Tenure of Appointment

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

Remuneration
The salary attached to the position is an annual lump-sum of USD126,440.93  (P5 Step 5) inclusive of all allowances for internationally recruited staff, and US$ 108,357.41 inclusive of all allowances for locally recruited staff of the African Union Commission.

Application Closing Date
15th March, 2024 (11h59 p.m. EAT).

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

Note

  • Only candidates who meet all job requirements and are selected for interviews will be contacted.
  • Consideration will be given only to those candidates who have submitted a fully completed online application with a curriculum vitae (CV), an African passport, and the required academic qualifications, such as Diplomas, Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degrees and any relevant certificate in line with the area of expertise.
  • The African 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.) Secretary (AfCFTA)

Location: Ghana

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

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

Required Skills:

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

Leadership Competencies:

  • Flexibility L1
  • Risk Awareness and Compliance L1.

Core Competencies:

  • Teamwork and Collaboration L1
  • Accountability awareness and Compliance L1
  • Learning Orientation
  • Communicating Clearly.

Functional Competencies:

  • Job Knowledge Sharing;
  • Task Focused;
  • Trouble Shooting L1
  • Continuous Improvement Awareness L1.

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 USD12,834.00 (GSA4 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment ( 57% of basic salary), Housing allowance USD16,813.44 (per annum), and education allowance (100% of tuition and other education-related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of 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
8th March, 2024 (11h59 p.m. EAT).

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

Note

  • Only candidates who meet all job requirements and are selected for interviews will be contacted.
  • Consideration will be given only to those candidates who have submitted a fully completed online application with a curriculum vitae (CV), an African passport, and the required academic qualifications, such as Diplomas, Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degrees and any relevant certificate in line with the area of expertise.
  • The African 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.

11.) Interpreter / Translator – English

Location: Gambia

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience
Candidates must have:

  • A Master’s Degree in Interpretation, Translation, Modern Languages from an accredited University with ten (10) years’ experience as an interpreter/ Translator out of which six (6) years should be at expert level;
    Or
  • A Bachelor Degree in Interpretation, Translation, and Modern Languages from an accredited University with twelve (12) experience as Interpreter /Translator out of which six (6) at expert level.
  • A Degree in Legal studies will be an advantage.
  • Certification from a Translators/ Interpreters’ professional body is required.
  • Membership of a recognized professional body will be an advantage;
  • Candidates with ability to work on French, English and Arabic languages will be preferred and will have an advantage.

Required Skills:
Functional Skills and competencies:

  • Good translation and editing skills, with the ability to produce accurate and clear translations;
  • Excellent writing skills;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Office);

Personal Abilities:

  • Ability to work in a multicultural and/or international work environment;
  • Ability to work on own’s initiative and work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work in a proactive manner;
  • Ability to work in teams and collaborate with peers;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines;

Knowledge and Understanding:

  • Experience in linguistic research and development of data-base;
  • Knowledge of Computer Assisted Translation Tool (CATT);
  • An understanding of the confidential nature of this area of work

Language Requirements:

  • Candidates must be fluent in French and have a good command of English.
  • Knowledge of other AU working languages will be an advantage.

Leadership Competencies:

  • Strategic Insight
  • Change Management
  • Managing Risk.

Core Competencies:

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

Functional Competencies:

  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Job Knowledge and information sharing
  • Drive for 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.

Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of USD42,879.00 (P4 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (46% of basic salary), Housing allowance USD17,514.00 (per annum), and education allowance (100% of tuition and other education-related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$ 10,000.00 per child per annum), for internationally recruited staff and a maximum of $3,300 per child per annum for locally recruited staff.

Application Closing Date
6th March, 2024 (11h59 p.m. EAT).

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

Note

  • Only candidates who meet all job requirements and are selected for interviews will be contacted.
  • Consideration will be given only to those candidates who have submitted a fully completed online application with a curriculum vitae (CV), an African passport, and the required academic qualifications, such as Diplomas, Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degrees and any relevant certificate in line with the area of expertise.
  • The African 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.

 

12.) Principal Child Rights Promotion Officer (ACERWC)

Location: Lesotho

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • A Master’s Degree in Human Rights Law, Social Work, Child Protection or any related Social Science fields
  • At least ten (10) years of relevant professional experience of which six (6) years should be in a managerial role and three (3) years should be at supervisory level
    OR
  • A University Bachelor Degree in the above-mentioned areas of study, with at least twelve (12) years of relevant work experience out of which six (6) years of at a managerial and three (3) years at supervisory levels
  • Working knowledge of legal research, policy analysis
  • Previous experience with a human rights organization, especially a child rights organization, at a regional, continental or international level, will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of the work of the ACERWC and the African Human Rights System will be a preferred advantage.

Required Skills:

  • Strong analytical and drafting skills;
  • Excellent drafting and report writing skills;
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Experience working in a multicultural office environment and diverse groups
  • Good communication, planning and negotiating skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills,
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Experience working with stakeholders;
  • Experience working for Human Rights Organization, especially Child Rights Organization, at a regional, continental or international level, will be a requirement
  • Good knowledge and use of computer applications; and MS-Office applications, including MS-Word, MS-Excel and MS-PowerPoint,
  • Applicants must be proficient in one of the African Union working languages (English, French, Arabic, Portuguese or Spanish) Knowledge of one more or several other working languages would be an added advantage

Leadership Competencies:

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

Core Competencies:

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

Functional Competencies:

  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Job Knowledge and information sharing
  • Drive for Result
  • Continuous Improvement Orientation:

Tenure of Appointment

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

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 USD42,879.00 (P4 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements eg Post adjustment (46% of basic salary), Housing allowance USD26,20800 (per annum), and education allowance (100% of tuition and other education-related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of USD10,00000 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
15th March, 2024 (11h59 p.m. EAT).

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

Note

  • Only candidates who meet all job requirements and are selected for interviews will be contacted.
  • Consideration will be given only to those candidates who have submitted a fully completed online application with a curriculum vitae (CV), an African passport, and the required academic qualifications, such as Diplomas, Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degrees and any relevant certificate in line with the area of expertise.
  • The African 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.

 

13.) Head of Division – Health Workforce Development

Location: Ethiopia

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Master’s degree in Public Health, Epidemiology or other closely related fields, with twelve (12) years of work experience of which a minimum of seven (7) and five (5) years of managerial and supervisory roles respectively.
  • Qualifications in leadership development, organizational development, capacity building or any such related fields is desirable.
  • Experience working at national or international public health or academic/research institutions with required, and practical experience in learning and workforce development.

Required Skills:

  • Managerial skills, political tactfulness and supervisory skills to achieve documented objectives.
  • 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 identify key strategic opportunities and risks.
  • Ability to effectively lead, supervise, mentor, develop and evaluate staff.
  • Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Kiswahili, Portuguese and Spanish); fluency in another AU language is an added advantage.

Leadership Competencies:

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

Core Competencies:

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

Functional Competencies:

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

Tenure of Appointment

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

Remuneration
The salary attached to the position is an annual lump-sum of USD126,440.93  (P5 Step 5) inclusive of all allowances for internationally recruited staff, and US$ 108,357.41 inclusive of all allowances for locally recruited staff of the African Union Commission.

Application Closing Date
15th March, 2024 (11h59 p.m. EAT).

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

Note

  • Only candidates who meet all job requirements and are selected for interviews will be contacted.
  • Consideration will be given only to those candidates who have submitted a fully completed online application with a curriculum vitae (CV), an African passport, and the required academic qualifications, such as Diplomas, Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degrees and any relevant certificate in line with the area of expertise.
  • The African 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.

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