Job Vacancies at Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen West African nations. Founded on 28 May 1975, with the signing of the Treaty of Lagos, its mission is to advertise financial integration throughout the area.

We are recruiting to fill the positions beneath:

 

 

Job Title: Consular Officer
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Grade: P3 / P4
Department: General Administration And Conference
Directorate: Conference And Protocol
Division: Protocol
Line Supervisor: Principal Protocol Officer
Slot: 2 Openings

Role Overview

  • Under the supervision of the Principal Officer Protocol, the incumbent will present day-to-day protocol assist providers with issuing visas, resident permits resolving challenges and making certain the sleek supply of providers while offering wanted assist to the Principal Protocol Officer.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate liaison between the Commission and the host Government counterparts in addition to the diplomatic group.
  • Undertake protocol actions of the Protocol Division within the Commission and supply protocol providers and recommendation to the Commission, its employees and visitors;
  • Delivers consular and passport providers to the Staff of the Commission, together with responses to client enquiries with requests for info and varieties
  • Process passport purposes and conduct private interviews
  • Perform security checks and comply with procedures for centralised passport operations
  • Maintain passport databases for the Commission’s employees
  • Update schedule of charges and printed directions as required
  • Maintain inventory ranges of all passport associated supplies together with application varieties, journey paperwork and laminates
  • Manage consular instances, replace and preserve consular case information, together with welfare, whereabouts, repatriations, visa refusals and denials.
  • Communicate and co-ordinate with hospitals, police, legal professionals, social providers, airways, authorities and non-government authorities and different contacts as required
  • Execute notarial acts utilizing ECOWAS tips
  • Organise and execute accreditation of diplomats and heads of missions in addition to multilateral organizations that associate with the fee.
  • Coordinate and supply protocol providers throughout the ECOWAS Statutory and technical conferences and vital occasions organised by the Commission or these being held beneath its auspices;
  • Perform different duties as assigned.

Academic Qualifications And Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Arts, Social sciences from a recognised University;
  • 5 years of progressively accountable expertise in protocol, travels, tourism, hospitality or any associated space;
  • data of accepted norms, guidelines and customs of worldwide diplomatic protocols, together with practices developed inside ECOWAS system or comparable worldwide organisations;
  • data of diplomatic and journey providers in a governmental or worldwide organisation together with expertise in creating constructive working relationships with host governments;
  • Proven expertise within the organisation of worldwide conferences/occasions;
  • data of accepted norms, guidelines and customs of worldwide journey logistics, together with practices developed inside worldwide organisations;
  • data of the airline trade, journey planning in a governmental or worldwide organisation together with expertise in creating constructive working relationships.

Age Limit:

  • Be beneath 50 years old. This provision doesn’t apply to inside candidates.

Ecowas Key Competencies

  • Ability to influence/affect others to think about a sure level of view, undertake a brand new thought or implement new strategies and practices;
  • Ability to guide a group of trainees/junior employees and instill a spirit of teamwork to have interaction workers and obtain a well-defined set of actions;
  • Ability to respect chain of command in an applicable method;
  • Ability to resolve challenges that happen with minimal path and/or to advocate and clarify options or options for approval;
  • Ability to make the most of the Code of Ethics to handle self, others, info and sources;
  • Ability to mentor others and create suggestions loops with supervisors, colleagues and the subordinates to construct robust working relationships and enhance performance.
  • Contribute to sustaining organisational unit’s performance targets and requirements.
  • Interpersonal abilities with capability to maintain a client knowledgeable of progress or setbacks in tasks of relevance to timeline, high quality and amount;
  • Ability to proactively work together with shoppers and construct robust trusting relationships primarily based on mutual respect and common discussions;
  • Ability to ascertain and maintain skilled credibility with shoppers/stakeholders in a fashion that anticipates their want, mitigates points and that rigorously balances skilled obligations with the should be delicate and conscious of their wants;
  • Ability to counsel, advise, seek the advice of and information others on issues pertaining to assigned client service tasks and established client service requirements;
  • Demonstrate respect for cultural variations, equity and skill to narrate nicely with people from assorted backgrounds, nationality, gender, ethnicity, race and faith;
  • Understanding of numerous cultural views particularly inside West Africa, with sensitivity to group variations; capability to problem bias and to observe tolerance and empathy;
  • Ability to hear actively, contemplate people’s considerations and apply judgement, tact and diplomacy;
  • Ability to work in a various and inclusive interactive atmosphere that advantages from numerous strengths;
  • Ability and duty for incorporating gender views and making certain the equal participation of men and women in all areas of work;
  • Ability to encourage, empower, and advocate for people in an unbias and clear method.
  • Knowledge of ECOWAS establishments, sectors, programmes and insurance policies;
  • Knowledge of ecowas inside operational necessities of applications, tasks, providers and methods required to realize work assignments and meet performance targets;
  • Knowledge of guidelines and procedures of ECOWAS related assigned tasks and skill to elucidate these clearly to others;
  • Knowledge of the ECOWAS tradition, constructions and performance points and priorities impacting assigned tasks;
  • Knowledge of member states improvement tendencies, indicators, challenges and alternatives because it pertains to challenge/programme assigned to personal place.
  • Ability to check knowledge/info from a spread of sources, establish anomalies, tendencies and points, current findings, and make suggestions;
  • Ability to interrupt down issues or processes into key components to establish and clear up gaps in service, high quality assurance, compliance and performance targets;
  • Knowledge of and skill to use strategies to generate artistic concepts and new approaches to assembly targets;
  • Ability to make use of proof and analysis to tell insurance policies and applications and establish related and applicable sources of info, together with stakeholders, regional establishments and/or inside committees.
  • Demonstrate operational pc proficiency utilizing applicable instruments;
  • Ability to make sound use of graphics and tables to successfully current numerical knowledge to jot down semi-complex technical reports/proposals and edit/examine templates, letters, and so on.
  • Ability to convey info clearly and concisely in a succinct and arranged method via each writing and verbal means, ;
  • Exhibit interpersonal abilities, make shows, specific opinions and debate concepts with others in a constructive method;
  • Proficiency in info communication applied sciences(ICT);
  • Fluency in oral and written expressions in a single of the ECOWAS official languages of the Community (English, French & Portuguese). Knowledge of an extra one will probably be an added benefit.
  • Ability to develop, implement a person motion plan for attaining particular workgoals;
  •  Identify ,arrange and monitor duties all through to facilitate execution;
  • Ability to contribute and/or lead on tasks as per accepted challenge administration requirements and strategies, to co-ordinate contributions by others to set and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to arrange work, set priorities, and work inside timelines, giving consideration to particulars, stakeholders, indicators and dangers;
  • Ability to establish, acquire and assess indicators to observe performance and to take proactive remedial motion as required.

Annual Salary

  • P3: UA49,106.81, USD77480.72
  • P4: UA56,591.37, USD89,289.87

How to Apply
Interested and certified candidates should obtain the Application Form beneath, fill it out accurately; connect a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a Motivation Letter and send to: [email protected] utilizing the Job Title as the topic of the e-mail.

Click here to download Application Form (Ms Word)

Click here for more information

Application Deadline  13th September, 2020.

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Translator (French A, English C, Portuguese C)

Location: Abuja
Institution: Ecowas Commission
Grade: P4
Status: Permanent
Department: General Administration And Conference
Directorate: Conference & Protocol
Division: Language Coordination
Line Supervisor: Language Coordinator

Role Overview

  • Under the supervision of the Language Coordinator, the incumbent shall be liable for translating, from Portuguese and English into French, all kinds of texts paperwork for ECOWAS conferences and conferences, working papers, scientific articles, speeches, programme statements, internet supplies, reports, correspondences.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Translates all kinds of texts paperwork for ECOWAS conferences and conferences, working papers, scientific articles, speeches, programme statements, internet supplies, reports, correspondence, and so on;
  • Performs the terminological and conceptual analysis required with a view to produce high-quality translations of scientific, technical, authorized, and administrative texts;
  • Translates and self-revises from texts of appreciable problem, utilizing pc assisted translation instruments have been attainable;
  • Assists in offering assist for terminology and magnificence; reply to queries about terminology, nomenclature, translation, and writing posed by employees; conducts linguistic analysis and help within the upkeep of glossaries;
  • Contributes to the institution of correct terminology and to advertise the terminology knowledge base;
  • Assists in evaluation of exterior translators for the ECOWAS roster;
  • Provides translation assist in emergencies, together with working beneath tight deadlines and fast turnaround of translated paperwork;
  • Provides suggestions for machine translation dictionaries;
  • Participates in skilled boards, conferences and seminars; shares data and practices with translators of different worldwide organizations; retains abreast of specialised terminology and best translation practices;
  • Performs different associated duties, as required.

Academic Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equal) in Translation from an accredited/acknowledged University.
  • 7 years of expertise in translation and revision (at least 2 of which should have been revision expertise), and use of related pc software program, digital instruments and databases;
  • Excellent writing and analytical abilities; highest requirements of accuracy, consistency and faithfulness to the model and nuances of the unique textual content;
  • Familiarity with computer-assisted translation instruments, machine translation instruments and on-screen modifying instruments.
  • A grasp’s degree in Translation will probably be an added benefit.

Age Limit:

  • Be beneath 50 years old. This provision doesn’t apply to inside candidates.

ECOWAS Key Competencies:

  • Ability to get teams to work collectively cooperatively, by enlisting lively involvement, making a local weather for respect and openness, and making use of efficient strategies for group facilitation, discover their potentials, inspire and information them;
  • Organize and lead cross-divisional work group in creating artistic options to handle issues and or lead a small group of entry degree professionals and administrative assist employees;
  • Ability to respect chain of command in an applicable method;
  • Develop on – the-job coaching strategies paired with wonderful teaching and mentoring abilities; data of new employees orientation approaches to facilitate understanding of the place and organization;
  • Ability to assign work to direct reports and supply well timed and constant suggestions concerning technical proficiency and effectiveness;
  • Ability to signify the organization successfully earlier than exterior parties.
  • Ability to think about the influence of a shift in programmatic path to the wants of inside and exterior stakeholders;
  • Ability to advertise and contemplate employees suggestions to streamline processes with a view to meet deadlines of relevance to client expectations;
  • Ability to constantly preserve composure and path in high- stress conditions;
  • Develop downside fixing, mediation and battle decision abilities to handle discrepancies, complaints, bottle necks, time constraints affecting high quality and amount of client providers;
  • Ability to anticipate rising client wants and expectations to repeatedly enhance high quality, timelines, service supply and addressing client questions in a well timed method;
  • Ability to speak overtly with shoppers, holding them knowledgeable of progress and points requiring consideration/resolutions.
  • Ability to implement programmatic modifications in a fashion that ensures a biased-free work atmosphere, honest and equitable application to new guidelines/laws;
  • Experience and skill to stick to insurance policies, targets, aims, and ideas of valuing range in performing on a regular basis duties and tasks; selling/modeling behaviors that exhibit tolerance and understanding of varied cultures;
  • Ability to stay goal in managing battle regardless of cultural variations /positions, gender variations, and encourage different employees to beat cultural and gender bias and         variations;
  • Ability to construct worth from leveraging numerous capabilities and inputs from varied cultures, employees and shoppers;
  • Ability and duty for incorporating gender views and making certain the equal participation of men and women in all areas of work;
  • Ability to create a various and inclusive interactive atmosphere that advantages from numerous strengths bringing collectively progressive practices;
  • Ability to hunt out best practices to make organizational selections of relevance to range administration, making certain that challenge and program actions establish susceptible areas and include systemic checks.
  • Knowledge of ECOWAS establishments and the way the totally different organs relate to one another, significantly because it pertains to personal work sector/applications;
  • Knowledge of approaches to coverage and program improvement of  a global organization in addition to challenge administration ;
  • Knowledge of the foundations, processes and procedures of a global organization, of pertinence to duties associated to personal place;
  • Knowledge of member states improvement tendencies, indicators, challenges and alternatives because it pertains to challenge/programme assigned to personal place.
  • Creativity and suppleness to deviate from conventional strategies in creating new procedures, processes and instruments, utilizing know-how to simplify strategies and approaches at any time when attainable;
  • Ability to reevaluate present procedures and recommend enhancements to make sure an efficient, streamlined course of;
  • Ability to collect and summarize info to foretell stakeholder views on a brand new coverage/programmes; and wonderful analytical abilities to evaluate exterior insurance policies and tendencies when reviewing coverage/programme choices, execs, cons and proposals;
  • Ability to synthesize advanced info gathered from a spread of exterior and inside sources and disseminate it to others in a logical method;
  • Ability to use applicable methodology to find or establish coverage points and useful resource considerations.
  • Ability to judge, incorporate, and talk the newest developments in specialty space utilizing establishment/company tips and standards;
  • Develop interpersonal, negotiation, networking and presentation abilities with confirmed skills to affect, clarify advanced info and exhibit empathy and open-mindedness;
  • Ability to exhibit operational proficiency within the use of pc in speaking utilizing know-how instruments;
  • Ability to convey info clearly and concisely in a succinct and arranged method via each written and verbal expressions;
  • Exhibit lively listening abilities to encourage stronger communication amongst group members, to point out care and make them really feel valued and to  drive worker engagement in all establishments and companies;
  • Proficiency in info communication applied sciences(ICT);
  • Fluency in oral and written expressions in a single of the ECOWAS official languages of the Community (English, French & Portuguese). Knowledge of an extra one will probably be an added benefit.
  • Knowledge of inside planning cycles and skill to contribute to the event and to implement Community-wide or establishment coverage by figuring out audience, constructing coalitions with the suitable inhabitants, and monitor progress;
  • Ability to think about exterior circumstances, elements and tendencies when organizing challenge actions to make sure the best outcomes;
  • Ability to evaluation course of outcomes, correspondence, reports, and coverage paperwork to develop achievable plans;
  • Ability to conduct conferences with employees, stakeholders, colleagues and others to determine organizational  program and/or challenge wants, making changes to plans and actions accordingly;
  • Ability to regulate challenge plans primarily based on enter from employees and stakeholders and/or capability to design and implement tips, instruments and templates to accommodate new or revised programmes and providers.

Annual Salary
UA56,591.37,USD89,289.87

How to Apply
Interested and certified candidates should obtain the Application Form beneath, fill it out accurately; connect a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a Motivation Letter and send to: [email protected] utilizing the Job Title as the topic of the e-mail.

Click here to download Application Form (Ms Word)

Click here for more information

Application Deadline  13th September, 2020.

 

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Revisor (Portuguese)
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Grade: P5
Department: General Administration And Conference
Directorate: Conference And Protocol
Division: Language
Line Supervisor: Language Coordinator

Role Overview

  • The incumbent shall, in accordance with skilled requirements, revise texts translated by in-house and unbiased translators, making certain excessive linguistic and terminological high quality of texts and application of ECOWAS jargon.
  • She/he supervises the related language part and might also translate a spread of usually advanced, confidential, pressing, and vital texts meant for various audiences. Facilitates the setting-up and updating of terminology databases and on request, offers recommendation on language utilization.

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Role And Responsibilities

  • Revises translations coping with topics of an exceptionally delicate, advanced or technical nature;
  • Translates texts of an exceptionally delicate, confidential, advanced or technical nature;
  • Plans, co-ordinates and supervises the each day, medium- and long-term work of their translation part;
  • Supervises the weekly upkeep of the interpretation log;
  • Language Combination: Portuguese A, French C or English C. (capability to translate into B language is a bonus);
  • Allocates work to employees, assigns employees to specific translation or revision duties;
  • Directs the conduct of terminological analysis inside the translation part involved and assists the Language Coordinator within the preparation of terminology supplies to satisfy the wants of the whole Division;
  • Assists the Language Coordinator in monitoring the standard of in-house and outsourced translations;
  • Regularly offers suggestions on in-house and outsourced translations;
  • Guides, counsels and trains or supervises the coaching of translators and trainee revisers, evaluates their performance and promotes the best use of their abilities and expertise;
  • Keeps abreast of language trade tendencies particularly technological advances helpful to the work of the Division;
  • Performs different associated duties as required;
  • Participates in recruitment workouts the place essential.

Academic Qualifications And Experience

  • Master’s degree or equal in Translation from a acknowledged college / establishment;
  • 10 years of expertise in translation (at least 4 of which should have been revision expertise);
  • Demonstrated expertise in use of related pc assisted translation software program/instruments;
  • Exhibits highest requirements of accuracy, consistency and faithfulness to the model and nuances of the unique textual content;
  • Ability to keep up highest normal of confidentiality;
  • Knowledge of terminological and reference analysis strategies with capability to make use of wide selection of info and to conduct advanced analysis;
  • An ideal command of the goal language and a very good data of the source language. Good data of the third language of ECOWAS is a bonus.

Age Limit:

  • Be beneath 50 years old. This provision doesn’t apply to inside candidates.

Ecowas Key Competencies

  • Ability to guide in assigned programmes and tasks by offering the required managerial and operational experience required for the achievement of the organization’s mandate;
  • Ability to guide by instance arrange teamwork to encourage cooperation with a view to obtain focused outcomes, champion and construct momentum for change and to result in worker engagement; develops and implements inside controls for pilot program to handle potential limitations to implementation;
  • Ability to respect chain of command in an applicable method;
  • Excellent self-management abilities, demonstrating ethics and integrity and displaying due regards for inside controls of guidelines, delegations and transparency
  • Ability to carry collectively complementary abilities/experience, assess particular person contributions and acknowledge/deal with accomplishments and shortcomings in a fashion that brings continued success to the organization;
  • Ability to analysis benchmarks and tendencies to carry in regards to the best suggestions for the event and enchancment of applications/tasks that may best serve the group/organization;
  • Well-developed networking and interpersonal abilities to hunt suggestions, info and knowledge from a community of professionals from a number of nations/sectors/organizations and to establish and prioritize essentially the most important group necessities;
  • Ability to develop and implement best practices in client providers;
  • Ability to develop and implement stakeholder administration plans, applications and initiatives to acquire buy-in on new initiatives, to raised perceive dissenting views, to acquire sources and to extend perceptions of success.
  • Ability to be diplomatic, tactful and respect of different people from assorted backgrounds, understanding numerous cultural views particularly inside West Africa with the power to transform range into alternatives to enhance program/operational outcomes;
  • Ability to create a various and inclusive interactive atmosphere that advantages from numerous strengths bringing collectively progressive practices;
  • Ability to stay goal in managing battle regardless of cultural variations /positions, gender variations, and encourage different employees to beat cultural and gender bias and variations;
  • Ability and duty for incorporating gender views and making certain the equal participation of men and women in all areas of work;
  • Ability to serve the curiosity of culturally numerous multinational groups/organizations/ communities and individuals with incapacity with out prejudice and bias;
  • Understanding of the ECOWAS organizational construction, related dynamics and expectations as required to collaborate, take part, contribute and lead successfully;
  • Knowledge of the ECOWAS mandate, strategic plan/priorities in addition to the financial, political and social state of affairs and tendencies in member states, as pertains to personal scope of work;
  • Knowledge of ECOWAS best practices, program administration approaches and analysis strategies to guide and/or contribute to the event or evaluation of applications, tasks or initiatives;
  • Knowledge of the ECOWAS guidelines and procedures  with a view to appropriately interpret and apply directive textual content, present technical recommendation, coach others and assess performance;
  • Ability to investigate a state of affairs through the use of indicators to evaluate the prices, advantages, dangers, and possibilities for fulfillment, in making selections;
  • Ability to tug collectively info from totally different sources to establish the trigger of issues, penalties of different causes of motion, potential obstacles and ways to keep away from the issue sooner or later;
  • Ability to interrupt down very advanced conditions/info into easy phrases   to elucidate suggestions and conclusions aimed at fixing issues or enhancing operations/applications/tasks;
  • Ability to develop new insights into conditions, apply progressive options to issues and to design new strategies of addressing points or disconnects the place established strategies and procedures are inapplicable or not efficient;
  • Ability to speak with influence, clearly and concisely in a succinct and arranged method conveying credibility & confidence when making shows, setting expectations and explaining advanced points;
  • Ability to hear intently and accurately interpret messages from others and reply appropriately;
  • Ability to provide constructive suggestions, present recognition, deal with shortcomings and inspire direct reports to work at peak performance;
  • Language Combination: Portuguese A, French C or English C. (capability to translate into B language is a bonus);
  • Ability to set efficient targets and targets for self, others, and the work unit and adjusting work or challenge priorities in response to altering circumstances;
  • Ability to implement rigorous monitoring, and analysis practices and to set in place common reporting schedules related to key outputs (e.g. administration indicators, challenge milestones, program outcomes, processing targets);
  • Ability to plan, arrange, and management sources, procedures and protocols to realize particular targets.

Annual Salary

  • UA 66,123.98 USD 104,330.42

How to Apply
Interested and certified candidates should obtain the Application Form beneath, fill it out accurately; connect a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a Motivation Letter and send to: [email protected] utilizing the Job Title as the topic of the e-mail.

Click here to download Application Form (Ms Word)

Click here for more information

Application Deadline  13th September, 2020.

 

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Revisor (English)

Location: Abuja
Institution: Ecowas Commission
Grade: P5
Department: General Administration And Conference
Directorate: Conference & Protocol
Division: Language
Line Supervisor: Language Coordinator

Role Overview

  • The incumbent shall, revise from French into English, texts and translations, in accordance with skilled requirements, translated by in-house and unbiased translators, making certain excessive linguistic and terminological high quality of texts and application of ECOWAS jargon.
  • S/he supervises the related language part and might also translate a spread of usually advanced, confidential, pressing, and vital texts meant for various audiences.
  • Facilitates the setting-up and updating of terminology databases and on request, offers recommendation on language utilization.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Revises translations coping with topics of an exceptionally delicate, advanced or technical nature
  • Translates texts of an exceptionally delicate, confidential, advanced or technical nature
  • Plans, co-ordinates and supervises the each day, medium- and long-term work of their translation part;
  • Language Combination: English A, French C and/or Portuguese C. (capability to translate into B Language is a bonus).
  • Supervises the weekly upkeep of the interpretation log
  • Allocates work to employees, assigns employees to specific translation or revision duties
  • Directs the conduct of terminological analysis inside the translation part involved and assists the Language Coordinator within the preparation of terminology supplies to satisfy the wants of the whole Division
  • Assists the Language Coordinator in monitoring the standard of in-house and outsourced translations
  • Regularly offers suggestions on in-house and outsourced translations
  • Guides, counsels and trains or supervises the coaching of translators and trainee revisers, evaluates their performance and promotes the best use of their abilities and expertise
  • Keeps abreast of language trade tendencies particularly technological advances helpful to the work of the Division
  • Performs different associated duties as required
  • Participates in recruitment workouts the place essential

Academic Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s degree or equal in Translation from a recognised college / establishment;
  • 10 years of expertise in translation (at least 4 of which should have been revision expertise)
  • Demonstrated expertise in use of related pc assisted translation software program/instruments
  • Exhibits highest requirements of accuracy, consistency and faithfulness to the model and nuances of the unique textual content
  • Ability to keep up highest normal of confidentiality
  • data of terminological and reference analysis strategies with capability to make use of wide selection of info and to conduct advanced analysis
  • An ideal command of the goal language and a very good data of the source language. Good data of the third language of ECOWAS is a bonus.

Age Limit:

  • Be beneath 50 years old. This provision doesn’t apply to inside candidates.

ECOWAS Key Competencies:

  • Ability to guide in assigned programmes and tasks by offering the required managerial and operational experience required for the achievement of the organization’s mandate;
  • Ability to guide by instance arrange teamwork to encourage cooperation with a view to obtain focused outcomes, champion and construct momentum for change and to result in worker engagement; develops and implements inside controls for pilot program to handle potential limitations to implementation;
  • Ability to respect chain of command in an applicable method;
  • Excellent self-management abilities, demonstrating ethics and integrity and displaying due regards for inside controls of guidelines, delegations and transparency
  • Ability to carry collectively complementary abilities/experience, assess particular person contributions and acknowledge/deal with accomplishments and shortcomings in a fashion that brings continued success to the organization;
  • Ability to analysis benchmarks and tendencies to carry in regards to the best suggestions for the event and enchancment of applications /tasks that may best serve the group/organization
  • Well-developed networking and interpersonal abilities to hunt suggestions, info and knowledge from a community of professionals from a number of nations/sectors/organizations and to establish and prioritize essentially the most important group necessities;
  • Ability to develop and implement best practices in client providers;
  • Ability to develop and implement stakeholder administration plans, applications and initiatives to acquire buy-in on new initiatives, to raised perceive dissenting views, to acquire sources and to extend perceptions of success.
  • Ability to be diplomatic, tactful and respect of different people from assorted backgrounds, understanding numerous cultural views particularly inside West Africa with the power to transform range into alternatives to enhance program/operational outcomes;
  • Ability to create a various and inclusive interactive atmosphere that advantages from numerous strengths bringing collectively progressive practices;
  • Ability to stay goal in managing battle regardless of cultural variations /positions, gender variations, and encourage different employees to beat cultural and gender bias and variations;
  • Ability and duty for incorporating gender views and making certain the equal participation of men and women in all areas of work;
  • Ability to serve the curiosity of culturally numerous multinational groups/organizations/communities and individuals with incapacity with out prejudice and bias

Knowledge of ECOWAS:

  • Understanding of the ECOWAS organizational construction, related dynamics and expectations as required to collaborate, take part, contribute and lead successfully;
  • Knowledge of the ECOWAS mandate, strategic plan/priorities in addition to the financial, political and social state of affairs and tendencies in member states, as pertains to personal scope of work;
  • Knowledge of ECOWAS best practices, program administration approaches and analysis strategies to guide and/or contribute to the event or evaluation of applications, tasks or initiatives;
  • Knowledge of the ECOWAS guidelines and procedures with a view to appropriately interpret and apply directive textual content, present technical recommendation, coach others and assess performance.
  • Ability to investigate a state of affairs through the use of indicators to evaluate the prices, advantages, dangers, and possibilities for fulfillment, in making selections;
  • Ability to tug collectively info from totally different sources to establish the trigger of issues, penalties of different causes of motion, potential obstacles and ways to keep away from the issue sooner or later;
  • Ability to interrupt down very advanced conditions/info into easy phrases to elucidate suggestions and conclusions aimed at fixing issues or enhancing operations/applications/tasks;
  • Ability to develop new insights into conditions, apply progressive options to issues and to design new strategies of addressing points or disconnects the place established strategies and procedures are inapplicable or not efficient.
  • Ability to speak with influence, clearly and concisely in a succinct and arranged method conveying credibility & confidence when making shows, setting expectations and explaining advanced points;
  • Ability to hear intently and accurately interpret messages from others and reply appropriately;
  • Ability to provide constructive suggestions, present recognition, deal with shortcomings and inspire direct reports to work at peak performance;
  • Fluency in oral and written expressions in a single of the ECOWAS official languages of the Community (English, French & Portuguese). Knowledge of an extra one will probably be an added benefit
  • Ability to set efficient targets and targets for self, others, and the work unit and adjusting work or challenge priorities in response to altering circumstances;
  • Ability to implement rigorous monitoring, and analysis practices and to set in place common reporting schedules related to key outputs (e.g. administration indicators, challenge milestones, program outcomes, processing targets);
  • Ability to plan, arrange, and management sources, procedures and protocols to realize particular targets.

Annual Salary
UA66, 123.98, USD104, 330.42

How to Apply
Interested and certified candidates should obtain the Application Form beneath, fill it out accurately; connect a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a Motivation Letter and send to: [email protected] utilizing the Job Title as the topic of the e-mail.

Click here to download Application Form (Ms Word)

Click here for more information

Application Deadline  13th September, 2020.

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Translator (French A, English C)

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Slots: 2
Grade: P4
Department: General Administration And Conference
Directorate: Conference & Protocol
Division: Language Coordination
Line Supervisor: Language Coordinator

Role Overview
Under the supervision of the Language Coordinator, the incumbent shall be liable for translating, from English into French, all kinds of texts paperwork for ECOWAS conferences and conferences, working papers, scientific articles, speeches, programme statements, internet supplies, reports, correspondences.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Translates all kinds of texts paperwork for ECOWAS conferences and conferences, working papers, scientific articles, speeches, programme statements, internet supplies, reports, correspondence, and so on;
  • Performs the terminological and conceptual analysis required with a view to produce high-quality translations of scientific, technical, authorized, and administrative texts;
  • Translates and self-revises from texts of appreciable problem, utilizing pc assisted translation instruments have been attainable;
  • Assists in offering assist for terminology and magnificence; reply to queries about terminology, nomenclature, translation, and writing posed by employees; conducts linguistic analysis and help within the upkeep of glossaries;
  • Contributes to the institution of correct terminology and to advertise the terminology knowledge base;
  • Assists in evaluation of exterior translators for the ECOWAS roster;
  • Provides translation assist in emergencies, together with working beneath tight deadlines and fast turnaround of translated paperwork;
  • Provides suggestions for machine translation dictionaries;
  • Participates in skilled boards, conferences and seminars; shares data and practices with translators of different worldwide organizations; retains abreast of specialised terminology and best translation practices;
  • Performs different associated duties, as required.

Academic Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equal) in translation from an accredited/acknowledged University.
  • 7 years of expertise in translation and revision (at least 1 of which should have been self- revision expertise), and use of related pc software program, digital instruments and databases;
  • Excellent writing and analytical abilities; highest requirements of accuracy, consistency and faithfulness to the model and nuances of the unique textual content;
  • Familiarity with computer-assisted translation instruments, machine translation instruments and on-screen modifying instruments.
  • A grasp’s degree in Translation will probably be an added benefit.

Age Limit:

  • Be beneath 50 years old. This provision doesn’t apply to inside candidates.

Ecowas Key Competencies:

  • Ability to get teams to work collectively cooperatively, by enlisting lively involvement, making a local weather for respect and openness, and making use of efficient strategies for group facilitation, discover their potentials, inspire and information them;
  • Organize and lead cross-divisional work group in creating artistic options to handle issues and or lead a small group of entry degree professionals and administrative assist employees;
  • Ability to respect chain of command in an applicable method;
  • Develop on – the-job coaching strategies paired with wonderful teaching and mentoring abilities; data of new employees orientation approaches to facilitate understanding of the place and organization;
  • Ability to assign work to direct reports and supply well timed and constant suggestions concerning technical proficiency and effectiveness;
  • Ability to signify the organization successfully earlier than exterior parties.
  • Ability to think about the influence of a shift in programmatic path to the wants of inside and exterior stakeholders;
  • Ability to advertise and contemplate employees suggestions to streamline processes with a view to meet deadlines of relevance to client expectations;
  • Ability to constantly preserve composure and path in high- stress conditions;
  • Develop problem-solving, mediation and battle decision abilities to handle discrepancies, complaints, bottle necks, time constraints affecting high quality and amount of client providers;
  • Ability to anticipate rising client wants and expectations to repeatedly enhance high quality, timelines, service supply and addressing client questions in a well timed method;
  • Ability to speak overtly with shoppers, holding them knowledgeable of progress and points requiring consideration/resolutions.
  • Ability to implement programmatic modifications in a fashion that ensures a biased-free work atmosphere, honest and equitable application to new guidelines/laws;
  • Experience and skill to stick to insurance policies, targets, aims, and ideas of valuing range in performing on a regular basis duties and tasks; selling/modeling behaviors that exhibit tolerance and understanding of varied cultures;
  • Ability to stay goal in managing battle regardless of cultural variations /positions, gender variations, and encourage different employees to beat cultural and gender bias and         variations;
  • Ability to construct worth from leveraging numerous capabilities and inputs from varied cultures, employees and shoppers;
  • Ability and duty for incorporating gender views and making certain the equal participation of men and women in all areas of work;
  • Ability to create a various and inclusive interactive atmosphere that advantages from numerous strengths bringing collectively progressive practices;
  • Ability to hunt out best practices to make organizational selections of relevance to range administration, making certain that challenge and program actions establish susceptible areas and include systemic checks.
  • Knowledge of ECOWAS establishments and the way the totally different organs relate to one another, significantly because it pertains to personal work sector/applications;
  • Knowledge of approaches to coverage and program improvement of  a global organization in addition to challenge administration ;
  • Knowledge of the foundations, processes and procedures of a global organization, of pertinence to duties associated to personal place;
  • Knowledge of member states improvement tendencies, indicators, challenges and alternatives because it pertains to challenge/programme assigned to personal place.
  • Creativity and suppleness to deviate from conventional strategies in creating new procedures, processes and instruments, utilizing know-how to simplify strategies and approaches at any time when attainable;
  • Ability to reevaluate present procedures and recommend enhancements to make sure an efficient, streamlined course of;
  • Ability to collect and summarize info to foretell stakeholder views on a brand new coverage/programmes; and wonderful analytical abilities to evaluate exterior insurance policies and tendencies when reviewing coverage/programme choices, execs, cons and proposals;
  • Ability to synthesize advanced info gathered from a spread of exterior and inside sources and disseminate it to others in a logical method;
  • Ability to use applicable methodology to find or establish coverage points and useful resource considerations.
  • Ability to judge, incorporate, and talk the newest developments in specialty space utilizing establishment/company tips and standards;
  • Develop interpersonal, negotiation, networking and presentation abilities with confirmed skills to affect, clarify advanced info and exhibit empathy and open-mindedness;
  • Ability to exhibit operational proficiency within the use of pc in speaking utilizing know-how instruments;
  • Ability to convey info clearly and concisely in a succinct and arranged method via each written and verbal expressions;
  • Exhibit lively listening abilities to encourage stronger communication amongst group members, to point out care and make them really feel valued and to  drive worker engagement in all establishments and companies;
  • Proficiency in info communication applied sciences(ICT);
  • Fluency in oral and written expressions in a single of the ECOWAS official languages of the Community (English, French & Portuguese). Knowledge of an extra one will probably be an added benefit.
  • Knowledge of inside planning cycles and skill to contribute to the event and to implement Community-wide or establishment coverage by figuring out audience, constructing coalitions with the suitable inhabitants, and monitor progress;
  • Ability to think about exterior circumstances, elements and tendencies when organizing challenge actions to make sure the best outcomes;
  • Ability to evaluation course of outcomes, correspondence, reports, and coverage paperwork to develop achievable plans;
  • Ability to conduct conferences with employees, stakeholders, colleagues and others to determine organizational  program and/or challenge wants, making changes to plans and actions accordingly;
  • Ability to regulate challenge plans primarily based on enter from employees and stakeholders and/or capability to design and implement tips, instruments and templates to accommodate new or revised programmes and providers.

Annual Salary   

  • UA56,591.37, USD89,289.87

How to Apply
Interested and certified candidates should obtain the Application Form beneath, fill it out accurately; connect a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a Motivation Letter and send to: [email protected] utilizing the Job Title as the topic of the e-mail.

Click here to download Application Form (Ms Word)

Click here for more information

Application Deadline  13th September, 2020.

 

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Translator (Portuguese A, French C, English C)

Location: Abuja
Slot: 4 Openings
Institution: Ecowas Commission
Grade: P4
Status: Permanent
Department: General Administration And Conference
Directorate: Conference & Protocol
Division: Language Coordination
Line Supervisor: Language Coordinator

Role Overview

  • Under the supervision of the Language Coordinator, the incumbent shall be liable for translating, from Portuguese and English into French, all kinds of texts paperwork for ECOWAS conferences and conferences, working papers, scientific articles, speeches, programme statements, internet supplies, reports, correspondences.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Translates all kinds of texts paperwork for ECOWAS conferences and conferences, working papers, scientific articles, speeches, programme statements, internet supplies, reports, correspondence, and so on;
  • Performs the terminological and conceptual analysis required with a view to produce high-quality translations of scientific, technical, authorized, and administrative texts;
  • Translates and self-revises from texts of appreciable problem, utilizing pc assisted translation instruments have been attainable;
  • Assists in offering assist for terminology and magnificence; reply to queries about terminology, nomenclature, translation, and writing posed by employees; conducts linguistic analysis and help within the upkeep of glossaries;
  • Contributes to the institution of correct terminology and to advertise the terminology knowledge base;
  • Assists in evaluation of exterior translators for the ECOWAS roster;
  • Provides translation assist in emergencies, together with working beneath tight deadlines and fast turnaround of translated paperwork;
  • Provides suggestions for machine translation dictionaries;
  • Participates in skilled boards, conferences and seminars; shares data and practices with translators of different worldwide organizations; retains abreast of specialised terminology and best translation practices;
  • Performs different associated duties, as required.

Academic Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equal) in Translation from an accredited/acknowledged University.
  • 7 years of expertise in translation and revision (at least 2 of which should have been revision expertise), and use of related pc software program, digital instruments and databases;
  • Excellent writing and analytical abilities; highest requirements of accuracy, consistency and faithfulness to the model and nuances of the unique textual content;
  • Familiarity with computer-assisted translation instruments, machine translation instruments and on-screen modifying instruments.
  • A grasp’s degree in Translation will probably be an added benefit.

Age Limit:

  • Be beneath 50 years old. This provision doesn’t apply to inside candidates.

ECOWAS Key Competencies:

  • Ability to get teams to work collectively cooperatively, by enlisting lively involvement, making a local weather for respect and openness, and making use of efficient strategies for group facilitation, discover their potentials, inspire and information them;
  • Organize and lead cross-divisional work group in creating artistic options to handle issues and or lead a small group of entry degree professionals and administrative assist employees;
  • Ability to respect chain of command in an applicable method;
  • Develop on – the-job coaching strategies paired with wonderful teaching and mentoring abilities; data of new employees orientation approaches to facilitate understanding of the place and organization;
  • Ability to assign work to direct reports and supply well timed and constant suggestions concerning technical proficiency and effectiveness;
  • Ability to signify the organization successfully earlier than exterior parties.
  • Ability to think about the influence of a shift in programmatic path to the wants of inside and exterior stakeholders;
  • Ability to advertise and contemplate employees suggestions to streamline processes with a view to meet deadlines of relevance to client expectations;
  • Ability to constantly preserve composure and path in high- stress conditions;
  • Develop downside fixing, mediation and battle decision abilities to handle discrepancies, complaints, bottle necks, time constraints affecting high quality and amount of client providers;
  • Ability to anticipate rising client wants and expectations to repeatedly enhance high quality, timelines, service supply and addressing client questions in a well timed method;
  • Ability to speak overtly with shoppers, holding them knowledgeable of progress and points requiring consideration/resolutions.
  • Ability to implement programmatic modifications in a fashion that ensures a biased-free work atmosphere, honest and equitable application to new guidelines/laws;
  • Experience and skill to stick to insurance policies, targets, aims, and ideas of valuing range in performing on a regular basis duties and tasks; selling/modeling behaviors that exhibit tolerance and understanding of varied cultures;
  • Ability to stay goal in managing battle regardless of cultural variations /positions, gender variations, and encourage different employees to beat cultural and gender bias and variations;
  • Ability to construct worth from leveraging numerous capabilities and inputs from varied cultures, employees and shoppers;
  • Ability and duty for incorporating gender views and making certain the equal participation of men and women in all areas of work;
  • Ability to create a various and inclusive interactive atmosphere that advantages from numerous strengths bringing collectively progressive practices;
  • Ability to hunt out best practices to make organizational selections of relevance to range administration, making certain that challenge and program actions establish susceptible areas and include systemic checks.
  • Knowledge of ECOWAS establishments and the way the totally different organs relate to one another, significantly because it pertains to personal work sector/applications;
  • Knowledge of approaches to coverage and program improvement of  a global organization in addition to challenge administration ;
  • Knowledge of the foundations, processes and procedures of a global organization, of pertinence to duties associated to personal place;
  • Knowledge of member states improvement tendencies, indicators, challenges and alternatives because it pertains to challenge/programme assigned to personal place.
  • Creativity and suppleness to deviate from conventional strategies in creating new procedures, processes and instruments, utilizing know-how to simplify strategies and approaches at any time when attainable;
  • Ability to reevaluate present procedures and recommend enhancements to make sure an efficient, streamlined course of;
  • Ability to collect and summarize info to foretell stakeholder views on a brand new coverage/programmes; and wonderful analytical abilities to evaluate exterior insurance policies and tendencies when reviewing coverage/programme choices, execs, cons and proposals;
  • Ability to synthesize advanced info gathered from a spread of exterior and inside sources and disseminate it to others in a logical method;
  • Ability to use applicable methodology to find or establish coverage points and useful resource considerations.
  • Ability to judge, incorporate, and talk the newest developments in specialty space utilizing establishment/company tips and standards;
  • Develop interpersonal, negotiation, networking and presentation abilities with confirmed skills to affect, clarify advanced info and exhibit empathy and open-mindedness;
  • Ability to exhibit operational proficiency within the use of pc in speaking utilizing know-how instruments;
  • Ability to convey info clearly and concisely in a succinct and arranged method via each written and verbal expressions;
  • Exhibit lively listening abilities to encourage stronger communication amongst group members, to point out care and make them really feel valued and to  drive worker engagement in all establishments and companies;
  • Proficiency in info communication applied sciences(ICT);
  • Fluency in oral and written expressions in a single of the ECOWAS official languages of the Community (English, French & Portuguese). Knowledge of an extra one will probably be an added benefit.
  • Knowledge of inside planning cycles and skill to contribute to the event and to implement Community-wide or establishment coverage by figuring out audience, constructing coalitions with the suitable inhabitants, and monitor progress;
  • Ability to think about exterior circumstances, elements and tendencies when organizing challenge actions to make sure the best outcomes;
  • Ability to evaluation course of outcomes, correspondence, reports, and coverage paperwork to develop achievable plans;
  • Ability to conduct conferences with employees, stakeholders, colleagues and others to determine organizational  program and/or challenge wants, making changes to plans and actions accordingly;
  • Ability to regulate challenge plans primarily based on enter from employees and stakeholders and/or capability to design and implement tips, instruments and templates to accommodate new or revised programmes and providers.

Annual Salary
UA56,591.37, USD89,289.87

 

How to Apply
Interested and certified candidates should obtain the Application Form beneath, fill it out accurately; connect a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a Motivation Letter and send to: [email protected] utilizing the Job Title as the topic of the e-mail.

Click here to download Application Form (Ms Word)

Click here for more information

Application Deadline  13th September, 2020

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