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Massive Recruitment At Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) - BATCH 2

Date Posted: 12/May/2017
Deadline: 22/Jun/2017

ECOWAS Parliament was established by the ECOWAS Revised Treaty of 1993 as one of the Institutions of the Community. The Parliament is the Assembly of the peoples of the Community.

The Administrative Secretariat of the Parliament is headed by a Secretary-General, and consists of two Directorates: the Directorate of Administration and Finance, and the Directorate of Parliamentary Affairs and Research. A number of job vacancies exist at the ECOWAS Parliament for which applications are hereby invited.

Application is on-line, and application forms as well as guidelines for application are all available on the websites. Click on the vacant position to see all details concerning it.  The deadline for application is 22 June 2017.

 

Committee Clerk, P4

INSTITUTION : ECOWAS PARLIAMENT

DIRECTORATE : PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS & RESEARCH

POSITION TITLE : COMMITTEE CLERK

GRADE/STEP : P4-1

DURATION : PERMANENT

DUTY STATION : HEAD OFFICE, ABUJA

SUPERVISOR : PRINCIPAL PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS OFFICER

SUPERVISING : NIL

OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

To serve as the administrator, co-ordinator and adviser to the Parliamentary Committees to which one is assigned, and to assist the Principal Parliamentary Affairs Officer in managing the business of the Plenary.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assists in preparing the draft agenda of Parliamentary Sessions.
  2. Assists in drafting minutes of the proceedings of Plenary Sessions and draft reports of Parliamentary Sessions.
  3. Plans and organises the activities of Committees in liaison with relevant units of the General Secretariat.
  4. Prepares the draft agenda and draft work programmes of the Committees.
  5. Prepares draft speeches for the Chairmen of the Committees.
  6. Conducts research and gathers information and documentation required for the work of the Committees.
  7. Advises on Parliamentary procedure.
  8. Prepares draft reports of the meetings of the Committees.
  9. Proposes conference topics for the deliberations of the Committees.
  10. Prepares the terms of reference (TOR) for the meetings of the Committees.
  11. Identifies and contact resource persons for the meetings of the Committees.
  12. Liaises with the relevant Departments of the ECOWAS Commission responsible for the areas of competence of the Committees to which one is assigned.
  13. Undertakes studies and research as well as prepare memoranda as may be determined by the Committees, the Secretary-General or the Speaker of Parliament.
  14. Performs any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates with any of the following qualifications may apply: a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Economics, International Relations, Public Administration, Law, Business Administration, Physics, Agricultural Science, Accounting and Finance, Industrial Relations, Information Technology, Mass Communication, Education or Environmental Sciences.

EXPERIENCE

Seven (7) years post qualification working experience required. For holders of higher degrees, five (5) years will be sufficient. Candidates with prior working experience in a National or Regional Parliament or an International Organisation as a Committee Clerk have an added advantage.

ANNUAL SALARY

The position is on Grade P4-1 with an Annual Salary of UA28,499, equivalent to US$44,966.

 

Facility Management & Transport Officer, P4

INSTITUTION : ECOWAS PARLIAMENT

DIRECTORATE : DIRECTORATE OF ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE

POSITION TITLE : FACILITY MANAGEMENT & TRANSPORT OFFICER

GRADE/STEP : P4-1

DURATION : PERMANENT

DUTY STATION : HEAD OFFICE, ABUJA

SUPERVISOR : DIRECTOR OF ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE

SUPERVISING : TECHNICIAN & TECHNICAL ASSISTANTS, CHIEF SECURITY

OFFICER, DRIVERS, CLEANER

OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

To maintain the estate and facilities of the Parliament, ensure security and manage the transport fleet.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Serves as contact person in matters relating to the management, maintenance, re-modelling and security of Parliament’s Secretariat.
  2. Co-ordinates and executes all engineering works on properties of the Parliament in the fields of civil, mechanical or electrical engineering.
  3. Liaises with the Headquarters Landlord regarding maintenance contracts, re-modelling projects and building safety. Evaluates insurance arrangements at the Headquarters building. Investigates and reports on problems or potential problems relating to building safety and security. Makes recommendations for improvement.
  4. Monitors the execution of contracts signed with various service providers for the maintenance of the Headquarters building and its premises.
  5. Prepares drawings for minor works undertaken by Community Institutions.
  6. Advises on the allocation of office accommodation and equipment.
  7. Monitors and analyses the cost of utility services, especially from shared facilities such as stand-by generators, to ensure value for money for the Parliament.
  8. Responsible for matters relating to security within the Headquarters building and any other building used by the Parliament. Ensures the safety of persons, equipment and assets of the Institution in these premises. Supervises all security personnel posted to the Parliament from the Nigeria Police, the Nigeria Legion or any other security institution.
  9. Manages the transport fleet of the Parliament. Responsible for vehicle registration, insurance, fuelling and maintenance. Supervises the Drivers, assigns them and monitors all vehicle movements and vehicle performance by analysing their individual log books.
  10. Performs any other duties as may be assigned by superior officers.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

A first degree in Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or an equivalent professional qualification.

EXPERIENCE

Seven (7) years relevant post qualification working experience is required. For holders of higher degrees, five (5) years will be sufficient.

ANNUAL SALARY

The position is on Grade P4-1 with an Annual Salary of UA28,499, equivalent to US$44,966.

 

Medical Officer, P4

INSTITUTION : ECOWAS PARLIAMENT

DIRECTORATE : DIRECTORATE OF ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE

POSITION TITLE : MEDICAL OFFICER

GRADE/STEP : P4-1

DURATION : ONE YEAR CONTRACT

DUTY STATION : HEAD OFFICE, ABUJA

SUPERVISOR : PRINCIPAL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

SUPERVISING : BILINGUAL NURSE

OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

To deal with in-house routine medical cases as well as encourage preventive health care.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attend to day-to-day medical needs of staff members and Members of Parliament during sessions.
  • Refer cases to hospitals for further medical assessment and management when required.
  • Act as secretary to the Medical Board which deals with cases of medical evacuation.
  • Advise on infection control within the work environment and institute measures to achieve this.
  • Liaise with hospitals to ensure that staff members and Members of Parliament are given quality and cost effective medical care.
  • As a member of the Hospital Inspection Committee, provide technical advice to the Committee.
  • Co-ordinate the recruitment of ad-hoc staff for the clinic when required.
  • Make an input in budget preparation for the clinic.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Medicine and Membership of Medical Association.

EXPERIENCE

Seven (7) years professional experience.

ANNUAL SALARY

The position is on Grade P4-1 with an Annual Salary of UA28,499, equivalent to US$44,966.

 

Webmaster, P2

INSTITUTION : ECOWAS PARLIAMENT

DIRECTORATE : DIRECTORATE OF ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE

POSITION TITLE : WEBMASTER

GRADE/STEP : P2-1

DURATION : PERMANENT

DUTY STATION : HEAD OFFICE, ABUJA

SUPERVISOR : PRINCIPAL COMMUNICATION OFFICER

SUPERVISING : NIL

OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

To manage the website and intranet of the Parliament and help make them tools for dissemination of information and more efficient work by all users.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the supervision of the Chief Communication Officer, the Webmaster performs the following functions:

  1. Acts as the website administrator for the Parliament’s website.
  2. Establishes and maintains an intranet for internal use within the Parliament.
  3. Uploads on the intranet and continuously updates all internal documents, forms, reports, data and texts needed by management and staff members for their work.
  4. Continuously improves the design of the website to make it attractive to users.
  5. Periodically updates the information on the website to keep it buoyant.
  6. Provides orientation, training, user support and trouble-shooting to staff members to ensure effective use of the intranet and the website.

QUALIFICATIONS

A first degree in Computer Science with a bias in software development and/or website construction.

EXPERIENCE

Three (3) years professional experience is required. A higher degree in a relevant field may substitute for two (2) years’ work experience.

ANNUAL SALARY

The position is on Grade P2-1 with an Annual Salary of UA19,769, equivalent to US$31,191.

 

Communication Officer, P2

INSTITUTION : ECOWAS PARLIAMENT

DIRECTORATE : DIRECTORATE OF ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE

POSITION TITLE : COMMUNICATION OFFICER

GRADE/STEP : P2-1

DURATION : ONE YEAR CONTRACT

DUTY STATION : HEAD OFFICE, ABUJA

SUPERVISOR : PRINCIPAL COMMUNICATION OFFICER

SUPERVISING : NIL

OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

To assist the Chief Communication Officer in the management of the image of the Parliament and in the effective dissemination of information on the Parliament to all the peoples of the Community.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the supervision of the Chief Communication Officer, the Communication Officer performs the following functions:

  1. Manages the image of the Parliament through effective Public Relations.
  2. Maintains relations with the media and uses these to propagate the activities of the Parliament.
  3. Organises press coverage for events of the Parliament including interviews with the press for key officials of the Parliament.
  4. Produces publications on the activities of the Parliament.
  5. Makes an input into the design and production of publicity and gift items for the Parliament.
  6. Regularly contributes information for the update of the Parliament’s website.
  7. Monitors feedback from users of the website and liaises with the relevant officers and responds to enquiries from the general public.
  8. Performs any other activities as may be assigned from time to time.

QUALIFICATIONS

A first degree in Mass Communication, Journalism or other relevant field of study is required.

EXPERIENCE

Three (3) years professional experience. A higher degree in a relevant field may substitute for two (2) years’ work experience.

ANNUAL SALARY

The position is on Grade P2-1 with an Annual Salary of UA19,769, equivalent to US$31,191.

 

Information Technology Officer, P2

INSTITUTION : ECOWAS PARLIAMENT

DIRECTORATE : DIRECTORATE OF ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE

POSITION TITLE : INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

GRADE/STEP : P2-1

DURATION : ONE YEAR CONTRACT

DUTY STATION : HEAD OFFICE, ABUJA

SUPERVISOR : INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

SUPERVISING : NIL

OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

To assist in maintaining IT services in support of the work of the Parliament.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the supervision of the IT Officer P4, the officer will perform the following duties:

  1. Build applications to meet business requirements.
  2. Assesses existing applications and keep abreast with industry standards and best practices.
  3. Determine technical changes, schedules projects and oversee timelines. Implements and monitors quality standards.
  4. Act as the technical liaison officer for the ECOWAS Parliamentary Information System (ECOPLIS) Project.
  5. In collaboration with the Human Resource Unit, establishes a computerized Human Resource System for the efficient management of staff matters.
  6. Assists in identifying appropriate software or computerized solutions to challenges in any other aspect of the Parliament’s work.
  7. Performs any other duties as may be assigned by superior officers.

QUALIFICATIONS

A first degree in Computer Science is required.

EXPERIENCE

Three (3) years professional experience. A higher degree in a relevant field may substitute for two (2) years’ work experience.

ANNAUL SALARY

The position is on Grade P2-1 with an Annual Salary of UA19,769, equivalent to US$31,191.

Eligibility

Only citizens of ecowas Member States are eligible for appointment in ecowas Institutions and Agencies. In the case of permanent positions, only candidates whose age is less than fifty (50) years at the time of appointment are eligible for consideration.

To apply, candidates should download the (JOB APPLICATION FORM), fill it and send it as an e-mail attachment to [email protected] with their CV.

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