Ongoing recruitment at The African Union (AU)

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The African Union (AU) is a continental physique consisting of the 55 member states that make up the international locations of the African Continent. It was formally launched in 2002 as a successor to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU, 1963-1999).  We are an Integrated, Prosperous and Peaceful Africa, pushed by its personal residents and representing a dynamic drive within the international enviornment.

We are recruiting to fill the positions under:

Job Title: Desktop Publisher

Reference Code: 10001087 / 003
Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Grade: GSA5
Over all Supervisor: Director of Conference Management and Publications
Immidiate Supervisor: Senior Publishing & Reproduction Officer

Overview & Organisation

  • The African Union, established as a singular Pan African continental physique, is charged with spearheading Africa’s speedy integration and sustainable improvement by selling unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the many peoples of Africa and African States in addition to growing a brand new partnership worldwide. Its Headquarters is positioned in Addis Ababa, capital metropolis of Ethiopia.
  • In searching for to attain these aims, the African Union intends to strengthen its capability to ship by, amongst others, the implementation of recent organization construction and the filling of standard and short-term vacant posts.
  • The Commission of the African Union invitations candidates who're residents of Member States for the common publish of Desktop Publisher within the Directorate of Conference Management and Publications, Printing Unit of the African Union Commission.

Project

  • Produce closing web page layouts of paperwork supposed for digital or printed publications. Typeset AU Publications and different supplies in Arabic, English, French and Portuguese.
  • Ensure that proof-read or amended drafts are corrected and closing model produced in conformity to the AU requirements.
  • Find and edit graphics, equivalent to images or illustrations in addition to collate and verify paperwork to make sure that all components are included.

Task
Under the general supervision of the Director of Conference Management and Publications and direct supervision of the Senior Publishing & Reproduction Officer, the incumbent is required to carry out the next duties:

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  • Produce web page layouts of paperwork for digital or printed Publishing
  • Execute typographical composition utilizing several types of softwares (Adobe Creative Suite, Corel, Page maker and Quark XPress; and many others…)
  • Format and convert doc from one kind to a different, put together camera-ready / copy of AU Publications and non-publications jobs;
  • Keep information of jobs accomplished on every day foundation and passes to pre-press Supervisor for print processing;
  • Ensure confidentiality of all paperwork the place applicable;
  • Advice on quality-control in manufacturing of paperwork / publications;
  • Operate and preserve clear Desktop Publishing gear;
  • Carry out another duties which may be assigned by the general / immidiate supervisor.

Qualification and Work Experience
Qualifications:

  • The incumbent will need to have a Diploma in Graphic Art, Graphic Design, Graphic Communications, Desktop Publishing, Graphic Multimedia
  • Certificate on Adobe Creative Cloud Suite is a bonus.

Professional expertise required:

  • At least 2 years of expertise within the area for diploma holders or 5 years expertise within the area for holders of certificates in Desktop Publishing.
  • Experience with publication practices in printing trade is fascinating.

Other Relevant Competencies and Skills:

  • Excellent laptop literacy (Microsoft Office Suite, web, desktop publishing and graphic software program)
  • Excellent planning and organizational expertise
  • Excellent technical and communication expertise.
  • Excellent drafting and reporting expertise;
  • Good information of the workings of worldwide organizations;
  • Capacity to work below strain and in a multicultural setting;
  • Must be proactive in finishing up assigned duties
  • Must have good time administration talents
  • Expert judgment in strategy to work and in choice of methods/applied sciences and gear;

Language Requirement:

  • Proficiency in one of many African Union working languages is obligatory. Proficiency in two or extra of the opposite working language(s) could be a bonus.

Requirements
Tenure of Appointment:

  • The appointment shall be made on an everyday contract for a interval of three (3) years, of which the primary twelve (12) months shall be thought-about as a probationary interval. Thereafter, the contract shall be for a interval of two years renewable, topic to passable performance and deliverables.

Gender Mainstreaming:

  • The AU Commission is an equal alternative employer and certified girls are strongly inspired to use.

Least Represented Countries:

  • Candidates from the next least represented international locations inside the AU are inspired to use: Algeria, Angola, Cape Verde, Central African Rep. , Comoros, Congo, Congo (DRC), Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini , Ghana, Guinea, Libya, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Mauritius, Namibia, Nigeria , Saharawi Arab D.R. , Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa and South Sudan. Candidates from the next least represented international locations are inspired to use:

Remuneration

  • Indicative fundamental wage of US$ 15,758.00 (GSA5 Step 1) every year plus different associated entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (46% of fundamental wage), Housing allowance US$ 16,813.44 (every year), schooling allowance 100% of tuition and different schooling associated bills for each eligible dependent as much as a most of US$10,000.00 per little one every year), and many others. for internationally recruited employees of the Commission and as much as US$3,300 for domestically recruited employees of the Commission.

Job Title: Graphic Designer

Reference Code: 10000986 / 2020 / 003
Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Post stage: GSA6 (Step 1)
Department: Directorate Conference Management and Publications
Supervisor: Senior Publication Officer
Overall Supervisor: Director of Conference Management and Publications
Contract Type: Regular (Long Duration)
Employment Fraction: Full-time
Branch: Headquaters

Overview / Organization

  • The African Union, established as a singular Pan African continental physique, is charged with spearheading Africa’s speedy integration and sustainable improvement by selling unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the many peoples of Africa and African States in addition to growing a brand new partnership worldwide. Its Headquarters is positioned in Addis Ababa, capital metropolis of Ethiopia.
  • In searching for to realize this goal, the African Union Commission is inviting certified candidates who're residents of Member States of the African Union to use for the place of Graphic Designer.

Job Purpose
Under the direct supervision of the Senior Publication Officer and total supervision by the Director of Conference Management and Publications, the duties and duties of the incumbent shall embrace the next:

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create visible ideas, utilizing laptop softwares (Adobe Packages), to speak concepts that encourage, inform, or captivate shoppers.
  • Develop the general format and manufacturing design for commercials, brochures, magazines, and company reports.
  • Up so far with trade main software program and applied sciences (In Design, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Take footage or movie objects utilizing a mix of technical expertise and inventive.
  • Understand and interprete shoppers want.
  • Advise shoppers on methods to achieve a specific viewers.
  • Ability to work together, talk and handle in presenting concepts in visible format.
  • In doing this, the interpreter shall:
  • Help develop Logos when required;
  • Create manuals and tutorial video when required.
  • Perform different associated duties which may be assigned by the Director, or rapid supervisor.

Requirements
Educational Qualifications & Work Experience:

  • Candidates will need to have a Certificate in Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop from a acknowledged college.
  • A Certificate or Diploma within the area of administration shall be an added benefit.
  • Candidate should have at least Four (4) years of steady working expertise in growing format and manufacturing design with AU, UN and different worldwide organizations.

Required Skills & Competencies:

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  • Creativity;
  • Excellent interpersonal expertise;
  • Excellent communication expertise;
  • Ability to work below strain;
  • Team Spirit;
  • A superb information of a videography enhancing shall be an added worth;
  • Computer literacy.

Language Requirement:

  • Candidates should be fluent in (2) of the 4 AU working languages.

Tenure of Appointment:

  • The appointment shall be made on a Regular time period contract for a interval of three (3) years, of with the primary twelve months shall be thought-about as a probationary interval. Thereafter, the contract shall be for a interval of two (2) years’ renewable, topic to passable performance and deliverables.

Equal Opportunities:

  • The AU Commission is an equal alternative employer and certified girls are strongly inspired to use.

Least Represented Countries:

  • Candidates from the next least represented international locations inside the AU are inspired to use: Algeria, Angola, Cape Verde, Central African Rep. , Comoros, Congo, Congo (DRC), Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini , Ghana, Guinea, Libya, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Mauritius, Namibia, Nigeria , Saharawi Arab D.R. , Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa and South Sudan.

Remuneration
Indicative fundamental wage of US$ 19,485.00 (GSA6 Step 1) every year plus different associated entitlements equivalent to Post adjustment (46% of fundamental wage), Housing allowance US$ 16,813.44 (every year), schooling allowance (75% of tuition and different schooling associated bills for each eligible dependent as much as a most of US$ 7,800.00 per little one every year), and many others. for internationally recruited employees of the Commission.

Job Title: Secretary (IPED)

Reference Code: 30002171 / IPED / 003
Location: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Grade: GSA4
Employment Fraction: Full-time
Contract Type: Regular (Long Duration)
Project: Perform secretarial and workplace administration / Management duties

Organisation

  • The African Union, established as a singular Pan African continental physique, is charged with spearheading Africa's speedy integration and sustainable improvement by selling unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the many peoples of Africa and African states in addition to growing a brand new partnership worldwide. Its Headquarters is positioned at Addis Ababa, capital metropolis of Ethiopia.
  • In searching for to attain this goal, the African Union intends to strengthen its capability to ship by, amongst others, the implementation of its organizational construction and the filling of all vacant posts.

Tasks

  • Type and proof learn paperwork, reports, correspondences, messages, queries, and many others. as could also be required by assigned supervisors;
  • Draft responses to routine correspondences for the signature of the supervisors;
  • Receive friends / guests / employees and supply them with fundamental data on related Issues and procedures;
  • Maintain a correct submitting and recording system for all incoming and outgoing correspondes and paperwork;
  • Answer and display screen phone calls / E-mail messages and guarantee observe up with supervisors and companions;
  • Keep an updated diary of appointments for supervisors and different senior employees of the division;
  • Keep gear in use in good situation and report on defects for upkeep and different essential motion;
  • Provide day after day routine administrative helps to numerous work items of the assigned Department / Division / Units
  • Perform reception companies the place required
  • Perform another related responsibility / duty assigned.

Job Requirement
Educational Qualification and Work Experience Required:

  • A minimal of Diploma in Secretarial since plus A better qualification shall be an added benefit;
  • Typing Speed: 50 phrases per minutes
  • Excellent secretarial and workplace administration expertise;
  • A minimal of 5 years of related secretarial expertise in a Government, public sector or worldwide organisation.

Other Relevant Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication expertise;
  • Good information of the workings of worldwide organisations;
  • Capacity to work below strain and in a multicultural setting;
  • Excellent laptop literacy Experience Microsoft workplace purposes
  • Good planning and organisational expertise

Language Requirement:

  • Proficiency in one of many African Union working languages. Proficiency of two or extra of the opposite working language(s) could be an added worth.

Tenure of Appointment

  • The appointment shall be made on a set time period contract for a interval of three (3) years, of which the primary twelve months shall be thought-about as a probationary interval. Thereafter, the contract shall be for a interval of two years renewable, topic to passable performance and deliverables.

Least Representative Countries:

  • Candidates from the next least represented international locations are inspired to use: Algeria, Angola, Cape Verde, Central African Rep. , Comoros, Congo, Congo (DRC), Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ghana, Guinea, Libya, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Mauritius, Namibia, Nigeria, Saharawi Arab D.R. , Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa and South Sudan.

Gender Mainstreaming:

  • The AU Commission is an equal alternative employer and certified girls are strongly inspired to use.

Remuneration

  • Indicative fundamental wage of US$ 12,096.00 (GSA4 Step 1) every year plus different associated entitlements-e.g. Post adjustment (46% of fundamental wage), Housing allowance ($12,009.60 every year), schooling allowance (75% of tuition and different schooling associated bills for each eligible dependent as much as a most of US$7,800.00 per little one every year), and many others. for internationally recruited employees of the Commission.

Job Title: Senior Policy Officer, Economics, Trade and Marketing (IBAR)

Reference Code: IBAR / 2020 / 003
Location: AU-IBAR Nairobi, Kenya
Post stage: P3
Supervisor: Director, AU-IBAR
Contract Type: Regular (Long Duration)
Employment Fraction: Full-time
Branch: IBAR, Nairobi

Overview / Organization

  • The African Union, established as a singular Pan African continental physique, is charged with spearheading Africa’s speedy integration and sustainable improvement by selling unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the many peoples of Africa and African States in addition to growing a brand new partnership worldwide. Its Headquarters is positioned in Addis Ababa, capital metropolis of Ethiopia.
  • In searching for to attain these aims, the African Union intends to strengthen its capability to ship by, amongst others, the implementation of recent organization construction and the filling of standard and short-term vacant posts.
  • The Inter African Bureau for Animal Resources is an African Union Institution below the Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture, and positioned in Nairobi, Kenya, which is aimed to remodel the African livestock sector for enhanced contribution to socio-economic improvement and equitable development.
  • The African Union Commission invitations candidates who're residents of Member States for the common place of Senior Policy Officer, Economics, Trade and Marketing under inside the African Union Inter African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR).

Least Representative Countries:

  • Candidates from the next least represented international locations at the African Union Commission are inspired to use: Algeria, Angola, Cape Verde, Central African Rep. , Comoros, Congo, Congo (DRC), Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini , Ghana, Guinea, Libya, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Mauritius, Namibia, Nigeria , Saharawi Arab D.R. , Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa and South Sudan.

Job Purpose

  • Under the direct supervision of the Director, AU-IBAR, the Senior Policy Officer Economics, Trade and Marketing will contribute and supply technical recommendation for AU- IBAR’s annual / periodic reports/publications; and, as a member or chief of multidisciplinary groups, contribute to the formulation, implementation, monitoring and analysis of livestock improvement tasks and programmes.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide assist to AU-IBAR technical items for integration of socio-economic analyses into animal well being and, animal manufacturing assist interventions.
  • Technically assist AU-IBAR on issues associated to the commerce and advertising and marketing of animals and animal merchandise
  • Undertake financial analyses of actors/points and tendencies that impression on the event and utilization of animal assets in Africa.
  • Provide technical back-stopping and steering to related personnel within the Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and AU Member States within the financial analyses of regional tendencies within the manufacturing, processing, consumption and commerce of animals and animal merchandise.
  • Collate, analyse and synthesize -economic, commerce and advertising and marketing knowledge and knowledge to assist the event of proof based mostly insurance policies to advertise development of the animal assets sector and its contribution to financial improvement.
  • Provide assist for the implementation of the coverage and capability improvement initiatives at AU-IBAR.
  • Represent AU-IBAR in regional and continental livestock socio-economic networks and associated fora
  • Contribute to the preparation and execution of AU-IBAR’s annual, quarterly and month-to-month work programmes and put together progress reports on the socio-economic elements in accordance with reporting tips offered by the African Union Commission and the Director AU-IBAR.
  • Organise and supervise the implementation of socio-economic actions in step with AU-IBAR’s annual work program;
  • Provide assist in different areas of AU-BAR’s work and undertake another duties as possibly assigned by the Director of AU-IBAR.

Qualification and Work Experience Requirements
Educational Qualification Requirements:

  • A Master's Degree in Agricultural Economics ideally in Livestock economics with 7 years of labor expertise managing a livestock economics , commerce and advertising and marketing portfolio
  • A better qualification shall be an added benefit OR
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Agricultural Economics ideally in Livestock economics economics with 10 years of labor expertise managing a livestock economics , commerce and advertising and marketing portfolio

Additional Work Experience:

  • At least three (3) years of labor experince in livestock economics in a global organisation.
  • Proven expertise / publication file in areas associated to commerce modelling, market intelligence and utilizing instruments to observe investments within the livestock sector

Function Skills:

  • Ability to establish key strategic points, alternatives and dangers.
  • Ability to speak clearly hyperlinks between the Organization’s technique and the work unit’s targets.
  • Ability to supply progressive technical management by performing and/or overseeing the planning, improvement, and administration of operation.
  • Proven conscience and effectivity in assembly commitments, observing deadlines and attaining outcomes.

Personal Skills:

  • Excellent management expertise and talent to empower others to translate imaginative and prescient into outcomes;
  • Ability to barter and apply logic.
  • Excellent Communication expertise oral and written
  • Excellent planning and organising expertise and time administration
  • Good and efficient collaboration with similar or prime stage stakeholders i.e. Senior Officers and Ability to steer, information and advise prime stage stakeholders.
  • Excellent Teamwork expertise and talent to work in a multicultural setting

Language Requirement:

  • Proficiency in English or French. Proficiency in extra one or two different African Union official language(s) could be an added worth.

Tenure of Appointment:

  • The appointment shall be made on an everyday fastened time period contract for a interval of three (3) years, of with the primary twelve months shall be thought-about as a probationary interval. Thereafter, the contract shall be for a interval of two years renewable, topic to passable performance and deliverables.

Remuneration
Indicative fundamental wage of USD37,453.00 (P3 step 1) every year, plus different associated entitlements equivalent to publish adjustment (42% of fundamental wage), housing allowance (USD18,585 every year), schooling allowance (100% of tuition and different schooling associated bills for each eligible dependant as much as USD10,000.00 per little one and every year), and many others. for internationally recruited employees of the Commission.

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Application Procedures and Notice

  • Attach detailed and up to date Curriculum Vitae / Resume together with three (3) referees with good information. Of candidate’s work, please, present referees’ contact particulars – phone and e-mail addresses.
  • Copy of legitimate passport.
  • Certified copies of instructional {qualifications} – levels, diplomas and certificates, the place relevant (Not 4. More than 5 Documents in PDF Format, and never exceeding 1 MB).
  • Please remember that solely full purposes shall be thought-about.
  • Please be aware that solely shortlisted candidates shall be contacted
  • Applications are pre-screened by the system based on the printed necessities of the job opening on the premise of the knowledge offered within the application. In relation to the necessities of the job opening, candidates should present full and correct data pertaining to their {qualifications}, together with their schooling, work expertise, and language expertise.
  • Each applicant should keep in mind that submission of incomplete or inaccurate purposes might render that applicant ineligible for consideration for the job opening.
  • Initial screening and analysis of purposes shall be carried out on the premise of the knowledge submitted.
  • Applications can't be amended following submission. Candidates below critical consideration for choice shall be topic to a reference-checking course of to confirm the knowledge offered within the application

Application Deadline  ninth November, 2020.




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