ECOWAS Massive Graduate and Non-Graduate Recruitment [25 Positions] - Jobs in Nigeria

ECOWAS Massive Graduate and Non-Graduate Recruitment [25 Positions]

Posted on :

12 May, 2017

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Vacancies in Nigeria

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.

POSITION TITLE: ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT
GRADE/STEP : G4-1
DURATION : CONTRACT
DUTY STATION : HEAD OFFICE, ABUJA
SUPERVISOR : ACCOUNTANT
SUPERVISING : NIL
OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

  • To assist the Accountant in managing the financial resources of the Parliament in accordance with accounting principles and the financial regulations of the Community.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Under the supervision of the Accountant, the Accounting Assistant performs the following functions:
  • Serves as a middle level reviewer in the create-review-approve process.
  • Reviews and analyses payments, accounting and reconciliation process.
  • Performs the role of Bank and Cash, Bank Reconciliation and General Ledger accounts analysis.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of an Ordinary National Diploma in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or Economics is required.

EXPERIENCE

  • Five (5) years post qualification working experience.

ANNUAL SALARY

  • The position is on Grade G4-1 with an Annual Salary of UA9,894, equivalent to US$15,611.

POSITION TITLE : SECURITY ASSISTANT
GRADE/STEP : G4-1
DURATION : PERMANENT
DUTY STATION : HEAD OFFICE, ABUJA
SUPERVISOR : CHIEF SECURITY OFFICE
SUPERVISING : NIL
OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

  • To assist the Chief Security Officer in supervising security personnel to protect life and property in the office premises and other properties and facilities of the Parliament.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the supervision of the Chief Security Officer, the Security Assistant performs the following functions:

  • Assists the Chief Security Officer in deploying Security Guards to give security cover to all sensitive points on the premises and other facilities.
  • Assists in supervising and managing Security Guards by planning shifts and leave roaster to ensure adequate rest and effective performance by the men.
  • Assists in operating an effective communication system to facilitate coordination among team members in dealing with any security situation on hand.
  • Assists in supervising parking within the office premises.
  • Assists in maintaining active contact with security services such as the Police Service and the Fire Service as well as the paramedical services to be able to deal with any emergency beyond the control of the Security Unit.
  • Assists in giving training and security/safety information to staff members and other users of the office premises.
  • Assists in investigating cases of security breaches within the office premises and/or other facilities.
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned by Management.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of an Ordinary National Diploma in Administration and a Certificate in Crime Prevention is required.

EXPERIENCE

  • Five (5) years post qualification working experience in the provision of security services. Retired Military, Police or other security personnel from the rank of Sergeant and above are eligible.

ANNUAL SALARY

  • The position is on Grade G4-1 with an Annual Salary of UA9,894, equivalent to US$15,611.

POSITION TITLE: REPRODUCTION/DOCUMENTS ASSISTANT
GRADE/STEP: G4-1
DURATION: PERMANENT
DUTY STATION: HEAD OFFICE, ABUJA
SUPERVISOR: LIBRARIAN/DOCUMENTALIST
SUPERVISING: NIL
OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

  • To reproduce and package documents for Parliamentary meetings and other administrative purposes.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reproduction and preparation of documents for statutory meetings and general administrative purposes.
  • Minor editing of documents prior to reproduction.
  • Performance of any other activity as may be assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of a West African School Certificate or equivalent certificate in an administrative speciality.

EXPERIENCE

  • Five (5) years relevant work experience.

ANNUAL SALARY

  • The position is on Grade G4-1 with an Annual Salary of UA9,894, equivalent to US$15,611.

POSITION TITLE: BILINGUAL NURSE
GRADE/STEP: G4-1
DURATION: ONE YEAR CONTRACT
DUTY STATION: HEAD OFFICE, ABUJA
SUPERVISOR : MEDICAL OFFICER
SUPERVISING : NIL
OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

  • To assist the Medical Officer in dealing with in-house routine medical cases as well as preventive health care.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists the Medical Officer in attending to day-to-day medical needs of staff members and Members of Parliament during parliamentary sessions.
  • Provides first aide and accompanies patients to the hospital where necessary.
  • Assists in implementing infection control measures within the work environment.
  • Assists the Medical Officer in liaising with hospitals to ensure that staff members and Members of Parliament are given quality and cost effective medical care.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of a Certificate in Nursing at the level of Registered Nurse. Fluency in at least two of the three official languages of the Community – English, French and Portuguese.

EXPERIENCE

  • Five (5) years work experience.

ANNUAL SALARY

  • The position is on Grade G4-1 with an Annual Salary of UA9,894, equivalent to US$15,611.

POSITION TITLE : BILINGUAL COMMUNICATION ASSISTANT
GRADE/STEP : G4-1
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 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 Bilingual Communication Assistant performs the following functions:
  • Assists in producing publications on the activities of the Parliament in more than one language.
  • Assists in maintaining relations with the media in Member States and using these to propagate the activities of the Parliament.
  • Assists in publicising the work of the Parliament on the website in more than one language.
  • Makes an input into the design and production of publicity and gift items for the Parliament.
  • Assists in managing the image of the Parliament through effective Public Relations.
  • Assists in organising press coverage/interviews in more than one language for events of the Parliament.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of an A Level or an Ordinary National Diploma in Mass Communication, Journalism or related field.

EXPERIENCE

  • Five (5) years working experience.

SALARY

  • The position is on Grade G4-1 with an Annual Salary of UA9,894, equivalent to US$15,611.

POSITION TITLE : BILINGUAL SECRETARY
GRADE/STEP : G4-1
DURATION : ONE YEAR CONTRACT
DUTY STATION : HEAD OFFICE, ABUJA
SUPERVISOR : DIRECTOR OF ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE
SUPERVISING : NIL
OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

  • To assist the Director in the efficient management of his/her office, time and schedule.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists the Director in keeping a schedule of work of the Department, monitoring deadlines and issuing reminders;
  • Assists the Director in communicating with and co-ordinating the work of the Departmental team;
  • Drafts/prepares/types reports, memos and general correspondence for the Department in English and French;
  • Keeps records of important files and documents of the Department and make them available for reference as and when needed;
  • Takes minutes of meetings within the Department;
  • Maintains a register of movement of files and documents into and out of the Director’s office;
  • Books and schedules appointments for the Director;
  • Receives and guides visitors to the Department;
  • Takes dictations and transcribes in English and French;
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of an A Level or an Ordinary National Diploma in Bilingual Secretaryship.

EXPERIENCE

  • Five (5) years working experience.

ANNUAL SALARY

  • The position is on Grade G4-1 with an Annual Salary of UA9,894, equivalent to US$15,611.

POSITION TITLE : ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
GRADE/STEP : G4-1
DURATION : ONE YEAR CONTRACT
DUTY STATION : HEAD OFFICE, ABUJA
SUPERVISOR : SECRETARY-GENERAL & PRINCIPAL ADMINISTRATIVE
OFFICER RESPECTIVELY
SUPERVISING : NIL
OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

  • To assist the Secretary-General in the efficient management of his/her office.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Admin. Assistant 1:

  • Assists the Secretary-General in communicating with and co-ordinating the work of the Directorates;
  • Keeps records of important files and documents of the office and make them available for reference as and when needed;
  • Drafts reports of meetings;
  • Assists the Bilingual Secretary in managing the appointments for the Secretary-General;
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned.

Admin. Assistant 2:

  • Assist in the management of internal and external correspondence;
  • Assist in the management of general records;
  • Assist in the drafting of reports of various meetings as well as administrative memos, circulars and letters as and when assigned.
  • Assist in organising and servicing meetings of the Parliament.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of an Ordinary National Diploma in Management or related field.

EXPERIENCE

  • Five (5) years working experience.

ANNUAL SALARY

  • The position is on Grade G4-1 with an Annual Salary of UA9,894, equivalent to US$15,611.

POSITION TITLE : CONFERENCE ASSISTANT
GRADE/STEP : G4-1
DURATION : ONE YEAR CONTRACT
DUTY STATION : HEAD OFFICE, ABUJA
SUPERVISOR : CONFERENCE OFFICER
SUPERVISING : NIL
OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

  • To assist the Conference Officer in providing Conference services within the Parliament.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the supervision of the Conference Officer, the Conference Assistant performs the following functions:

  • Assists the Conference Officer in making all logistical arrangements for plenary sessions, committee meetings and in-house management meetings and other conferences of the Parliament.
  • Assists in making hotel reservations in respect of the above-mentioned meetings.
  • Assists in arranging meeting rooms according to the protocol of the occasion.
  • Assists in organising catering services and refreshments during sessions and meetings of Parliament.
  • Assists in making arrangements for the distribution of documents during sessions and meetings.
  • Assists in organising ushers and other support staff towards the achievement of the above tasks.
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned by superior officers.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of an Ordinary National Diploma in Event Management, Hospitality Management or related field.

EXPERIENCE

  • Five (5) years working experience.

ANNUAL SALARY

  • The position is on Grade G4-1 with an Annual Salary of UA9,894, equivalent to US$15,611.

POSITION TITLE : RESEARCH ASSISTANT
GRADE/STEP : G4-1
DURATION : ONE YEAR CONTRACT
DUTY STATION : HEAD OFFICE, ABUJA
SUPERVISOR : PRINCIPAL RESEARCH OFFICER
SUPERVISING : NIL
OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

  • To assist the Principal Research Officer in providing research services to the Parliament.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reporting to the Principal Research Officer, the Research Assistant performs the following functions:
  • Assists in conducting research in support of the work of the Parliament or its Committees.
  • Maintains records of data and information for policy formulation and for inclusion in fact sheets.
  • Assists in compiling relevant statistics for publication.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of an Ordinary National Diploma in any field related to research.

EXPERIENCE

  • Five (5) years working experience.

ANNUAL SALARY

  • The position is on Grade G4-1 with an Annual Salary of UA9,894, equivalent to US$15,611.

POSITION TITLE : PROTOCOL ASSISTANT
GRADE/STEP : G4-1
DURATION : ONE YEAR CONTRACT
DUTY STATION : LAGOS OFFICE
SUPERVISOR : CHIEF PROTOCOL OFFICER
SUPERVISING : NIL
OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

  • To assist in delivering Protocol services within the Parliament.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Under the supervision of the Chief Protocol Officer, the Protocol Assistant performs the following functions:
  • Assists in making travel arrangements for Members of Parliament and staff members, including arrangements for visas and tickets.
  • Assists in receiving Members of Parliament, guests and staff members on arrival or in transit at the airport, including arranging for transport to pick them up and making hotel arrangements where necessary.
  • Assists in processing applications for Laissez-passers/Passports for Members of Parliament, staff members and their dependants.
  • Assists internationally-recruited staff members in applying for residence permits from the Immigration Service.
  • Assists in establishing contact with diplomatic missions, government ministries and offices where necessary.
  • Assists in making arrangements for events such as receptions, dinners, award ceremonies.
  • Assists in delivering documents and other information to participants of meetings at their hotels.
  • Accompanies and assists Members of Parliament and guests of the Parliament in accessing medical services and recreational and cultural facilities such as restaurants, markets, tourist facilities.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of an Ordinary National Diploma.

EXPERIENCE

  • Five (5) years working experience.

ANNUAL SALARY

  • The position is on Grade G4-1 with an Annual Salary of UA9,894, equivalent to US$15,611

POSITION TITLE : LIBRARY ASSISTANT
GRADE/STEP : G4-1
DURATION : ONE YEAR CONTRACT
DUTY STATION : HEAD OFFICE, ABUJA
SUPERVISOR : LIBRARIAN/DOCUMENTALIST
SUPERVISING : NIL
OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

  • To assist in providing and maintaining excellent library services to support the work of the Parliament.

DUTIES RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists in maintaining reading materials and general library records in organized shelves and other storage formats;
  • Assists in providing reference information and cataloguing and search services to help users in accessing and retrieving desired materials;
  • Assists in preserving the quality of reading materials and other library resources;
  • Assists in monitoring the usage of library materials and identifying user interests;
  • Assists in taking inventory of library resources and stocking the library;
  • Assist in circulation duties in the library;
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of a West African School Certificate or equivalent certificate in an administrative speciality.

EXPERIENCE

  • Five (5) years relevant work experience.

ANNUAL SALARY

  • The position is on Grade G4-1 with an Annual Salary of UA9,894, equivalent to US$15,611.

POSITION TITLE : LANGUAGE ASSISTANT
GRADE/STEP : G4-1
DURATION : ONE YEAR CONTRACT
DUTY STATION : HEAD OFFICE, ABUJA
SUPERVISOR : CO-ORDINATOR/INTERPRETER
SUPERVISING : NIL
OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

  • To assist the Head of Division in co-ordinating language services in support of the work of the Parliament.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Receives on behalf of the Division all documents intended for translation.
  • Registers documents received and transfers them to the appropriate officer for action.
  • Keeps record of all documents translated for future reference.
  • Transmits documents translated to the requesting source.
  • Assists in preparing contracts for hired Translators and Interpreters.
  • Performs any other functions as may be assigned from time-to-time.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of a West African School Certificate or equivalent certificate in an administrative speciality.

EXPERIENCE

  • Five (5) years relevant work experience.

ANNUAL SALARY

  • The position is on Grade G4-1 with an Annual Salary of UA9,894, equivalent to US$15,611.

POSITION TITLE : 2 TECHNICAL ASSISTANTS
GRADE/STEP : G4-1
DURATION : ONE YEAR CONTRACT
DUTY STATION : HEAD OFFICE, ABUJA
SUPERVISOR : FACILITY MANAGER & TRANSPORT OFFICER
SUPERVISING : NIL
OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

  • To assist the Facility Manager by operating all conference and video equipment to ensure the successful conduct of meetings.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Sets up and operates of conference equipment in the Parliament or any other venue of a meeting.
  • Records and distributes parliamentary debates to designated stakeholders as instructed.
  • Diagnoses and resolves audio, video and voting systems problems and generally ensure the proper functioning of all conference equipment.
  • Reports any technical fault to the Facility Manager or the Technician for redress.
  • Maintains a collaborative working relationship with the Interpreters during meetings to ensure optimal technical support for their work.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Trade Test Certificate in Electricals, Computer Technician or related field.

EXPERIENCE

  • Five (5) years relevant work experience.

ANNUAL SALARY

  • The position is on Grade G4-1 with an Annual Salary of UA9,894, equivalent to US$15,611.

POSITION TITLE : HUMAN RESOURCE CLERK
GRADE/STEP : G2-1
DURATION : ONE YEAR CONTRACT
DUTY STATION : HEAD OFFICE, ABUJA
SUPERVISOR : HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICER
SUPERVISING : NIL
OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

  • To assist with clerical duties in the Human Resource Unit.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the supervision of the Human Resource Officer, the Human Resource Clerk performs the following functions:

  • Maintains personal files for all staff members;
  • Compiles an annual leave roaster and maintains leave records of all staff members.
  • Compiles hospital bills for payment and for notification of staff members on their medical bills;
  • Assists in co-ordinating the affairs of interns and National Youth Service Corps personnel;
  • Assists in drafting administrative memos, circulars, letters as and when assigned;
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of a West African School Certificate or equivalent certificate in an administrative speciality.

EXPERIENCE

  • Three (3) years relevant work experience.

ANNUAL SALARY

  • The position is on Grade G2-1 with an Annual Salary of UA4,947, equivalent to US$7,805.

POSITION TITLE : REGISTRY CLERK
GRADE/STEP : G2-1
DURATION : ONE YEAR CONTRACT
DUTY STATION : HEAD OFFICE, ABUJA
SUPERVISOR : ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
SUPERVISING : NIL
OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

  • To assist in managing in-coming and out-going mails of the Parliament.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Receives all in-coming correspondence on behalf of the Institution;
  • Records all in-coming correspondence received and directs it to the appropriate officers for necessary action;
  • Maintains a record of the movement of all files and documents to and from the Administration Division;
  • Dispatches all out-going correspondence on behalf of the Institution;
  • Assists in maintaining a filing system for in-coming and out-going correspondence;
  • Operates office machines as and when necessary.
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of a West African School Certificate or equivalent certificate in an administrative speciality.

EXPERIENCE

  • Three (3) years relevant work experience.

ANNUAL SALARY

  • The position is on Grade G2-1 with an Annual Salary of UA4,947, equivalent to US$7,805.

POSITION TITLE : RECEPTIONIST
GRADE/STEP : G2-1
DURATION : ONE YEAR CONTRACT
DUTY STATION : HEAD OFFICE, ABUJA
SUPERVISOR : PRINCIPAL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
SUPERVISING : NIL
OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

  • To answer face-to-face enquiries at the front desk and co-ordinate in-coming and out-going telephone calls.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Receives visitors to the Parliament at the front desk;
  • Answers enquiries or re-directs enquirers to the appropriate sources of information;
  • Receives and passes on messages from visitors to staff members and vice versa;
  • Maintains a visitors’ register and keeps track of visitors to the Parliament.
  • Observes the behaviour of visitors and alerts the Security and Management of any suspicious behaviour on the part of visitors;
  • Receives and makes official telephone calls for the Parliament;
  • Performs any other duties that may be assigned by Management.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of a West African School Certificate or equivalent certificate in an administrative speciality.

EXPERIENCE

  • Four (4) years relevant work experience.

ANNUAL SALARY

  • The position is on Grade G2-1 with an Annual Salary of UA4,947, equivalent to US$7,805.

POSITION TITLE : DRIVER
GRADE/STEP : G1-1
DURATION : 2 PERMANENT, 1 ONE YEAR CONTRACT
DUTY STATION : 2 HEAD OFFICE, ABUJA, & 1 LAGOS OFFICE
SUPERVISOR : FACILITY MANAGER & TRANSPORT OFFICER
SUPERVISING : NIL
OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

  • To assist in the safe and timely movement of Members of Parliament, guests of the Parliament and members of staff in the performance of their duties.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drives official vehicle in execution of assignments given;
  • Maintains an up-to-date log book of all movements of the vehicle;
  • Ensures the safety of passengers by adhering to all safety requirements;
  • Conducts basic checks on the vehicle and promptly reports any fault for attention;
  • Notes the due dates for maintenance as well as the expiry dates of insurance and road-worthiness and notifies the Transport Officer for necessary action;
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of a professional Driver’s License and Trade Test Certificate Class One.

EXPERIENCE

  • A minimum of two (2) years driving experience.

ANNUAL SALARY

  • The position is on Grade G1-1 with an Annual Salary of UA3,959, equivalent to US$6,247.

POSITION TITLE : 3 OFFICE AIDES
GRADE/STEP : G1-1
DURATION : ONE YEAR CONTRACT
DUTY STATION : HEAD OFFICE, ABUJA
SUPERVISOR : BILINGUAL SECRETARY
SUPERVISING : NIL
OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

  • To offer assistance with a view to facilitating office work.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists in receiving files and documents meant for the attention of the Secretary-General/Director;
  • Dispatches files and documents to other officers from the office of the Secretary-General/Director;
  • Assists in maintaining a record of the movement of all files and documents to and from the office of the Secretary-General/Director;
  • Assists in maintaining a filing system for the office of the Secretary-General/Director;
  • Operates office equipment in the secretariat of the Secretary-General/Director as and when necessary;
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of a West African School Certificate or equivalent certificate in an administrative speciality.

EXPERIENCE

  • Two (2) years relevant work experience.

ANNUAL SALARY

  • The position is on Grade G1-1 with an Annual Salary of UA3,959, equivalent to US$6,247.

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:

  • Assists in preparing the draft agenda of Parliamentary Sessions.
  • Assists in drafting minutes of the proceedings of Plenary Sessions and draft reports of Parliamentary Sessions.
  • Plans and organises the activities of Committees in liaison with relevant units of the General Secretariat.
  • Prepares the draft agenda and draft work programmes of the Committees.
  • Prepares draft speeches for the Chairmen of the Committees.
  • Conducts research and gathers information and documentation required for the work of the Committees.
  • Advises on Parliamentary procedure.
  • Prepares draft reports of the meetings of the Committees.
  • Proposes conference topics for the deliberations of the Committees.
  • Prepares the terms of reference (TOR) for the meetings of the Committees.
  • Identifies and contact resource persons for the meetings of the Committees.
  • Liaises with the relevant Departments of the ECOWAS Commission responsible for the areas of competence of the Committees to which one is assigned.
  • Undertakes studies and research as well as prepare memoranda as may be determined by the Committees, the Secretary-General or the Speaker of Parliament.
  • 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.

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:

  • Serves as contact person in matters relating to the management, maintenance, re-modelling and security of Parliament’s Secretariat.
  • Co-ordinates and executes all engineering works on properties of the Parliament in the fields of civil, mechanical or electrical engineering.
  • 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.
  • Monitors the execution of contracts signed with various service providers for the maintenance of the Headquarters building and its premises.
  • Prepares drawings for minor works undertaken by Community Institutions.
  • Advises on the allocation of office accommodation and equipment.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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.

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:

  • Acts as the website administrator for the Parliament’s website.
  • Establishes and maintains an intranet for internal use within the Parliament.
  • Uploads on the intranet and continuously updates all internal documents, forms, reports, data and texts needed by management and staff members for their work.
  • Continuously improves the design of the website to make it attractive to users.
  • Periodically updates the information on the website to keep it buoyant.
  • 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.

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:

  • Manages the image of the Parliament through effective Public Relations.
  • Maintains relations with the media and uses these to propagate the activities of the Parliament.
  • Organises press coverage for events of the Parliament including interviews with the press for key officials of the Parliament.
  • Produces publications on the activities of the Parliament.
  • Makes an input into the design and production of publicity and gift items for the Parliament.
  • Regularly contributes information for the update of the Parliament’s website.
  • Monitors feedback from users of the website and liaises with the relevant officers and responds to enquiries from the general public.
  • 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.

 

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:
  • Build applications to meet business requirements.
  • Assesses existing applications and keep abreast with industry standards and best practices.
  • Determine technical changes, schedules projects and oversee timelines. Implements and monitors quality standards.
  • Act as the technical liaison officer for the ECOWAS Parliamentary Information System (ECOPLIS) Project.
  • In collaboration with the Human Resource Unit, establishes a computerized Human Resource System for the efficient management of staff matters.
  • Assists in identifying appropriate software or computerized solutions to challenges in any other aspect of the Parliament’s work.
  • 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. General Service positions are open to only candidates resident in the host country of the Institution. 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.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply


Application Deadline: 22nd June 2017

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