Ecowas Job Vacancies, 2013


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Department: Administration and Finance
Directorate: Conference & Protocol
Grade: P4
Annual Salary: USD 40,877 – USD 47,617
Supervisor: Language Coordinator
Reference: ECW-COMM/REC/CON-P/001/2013
Duration: Twelve (12) months
Duty Station: Abuja, Nigeria
Closing Date: 24 April 2013

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Translating from English into French or Portuguese, or from French or Portuguese into English or French, subject to revision, of correspondence and other documents such as letters, reports, agreements and summaries, frequently using terminology from the fields of law, crime prevention, rule of law, money laundering, terrorism financing and other fields.
  • Identifying changes, new developments, inconsistencies and linguistic variations in the different terminology fields used in Communication and Information Technologies.
  • Undertaking linguistic research and documentation on publications, including terminologies and ensuring proper storage of the research outcomes and constant updating of terminology database and tools.
  • Following recent developments in computer-aided translation (CAT) and terminology.
  • Maintaining close contact with colleagues and other language specialists within and outside the organisation in order to promote a consistent and standard use of terminology in ECOWAS documents.

Qualifications/Experience/Skills

  • University degree in the relevant language and /or qualification from an internationally recognised School of Translators.
  • No less than seven (7) years experience in translation into English, French or Portuguese, preferably within a national Government, international or non-governmental organisation.
  • Good grasp of ECOWAS aims and objectives and procedures.
  • Perfect command of the candidate’s native or main working language and excellent knowledge of the other official ECOWAS language.
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure and produce high quality translations within stipulated deadlines.
  • High degree of skill in writing, consistency and faithfulness to the spirit, style and nuances of the source text.
  • Ability to quickly understand technical subjects and maintain good interpersonal relationships as part of a multi-cultural team.

Age
Candidate should not be 50 years old or over at the point of recruitment and must be a citizen of one of the ECOWAS member states.

Language
Must be fluent in one of the official languages of the Commission; English, French and Portuguese.

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ECOWAS Commission – VACANCIES


 

 

In January 2007, The Secretariat of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) with its headquarters in Abuja was transformed into a Commission headed by a President, assisted by a Vice President and Commissioners.

As part of this renewal process, ECOWAS is pre-occupied with the implementation of critical and strategic programmes and wishes to recruit qualified and capable individuals into the following professional and general positions.

Current Vacancies

Department Vacancy Title Closing Date Duty Station
Administration and Finance Director of Conference and Protocol 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Administration and Finance Director of Human Resources 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Office of the President Director of Legal 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Office of the President Director of Communications 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Trade, Customs, Industry & Free Movement of Persons Director of Trade 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Trade, Customs, Industry & Free Movement of Persons Director of Customs 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Office of the Vice-President Director of Community Computer Centre 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Political Affairs, Peace & Security Director, Early Warning 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Political Affairs, Peace & Security Director of Peacekeeping and Regional Security 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Agriculture Environment & Water Resources Director of Agriculture and Rural Development 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Agriculture Environment & Water Resources Director of Water Resources Coordination Unit 31 Oct. 12 Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Human Development & Gender Principal Programme Officer Gender 31 Oct. 12 Dakar, Sénégal
Human Development & Gender Principal Programme Officer, Administration and Finance 31 Oct. 12 Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Macro-Economic Policy Principal Programme Officer Institutional Cooperation and Joint Secretariat 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Human Development & Gender Principal Programme Officer, Law Enforcement (Drug) 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Macro-Economic Policy Principal Programme Officer, Emerging and Developed Markets Cooperation 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Office of the Vice-President Principal Programme Officer, Relations with Other ECOWAS Institutions 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Office of the President Legal Adviser 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Administration and Finance Administrative Officer, Transport 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Administration and Finance Accountant, Financial Reporting 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Administration and Finance Human Resources Officer, Performance and Career Management 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Political Affairs, Peace & Security Programme Officer Program Management 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Administration and Finance Human Resource Assistant, Payroll 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Office of the President Multimedia Assistant, Information Access 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Human Development & Gender Principal Programme Officer Cultural Affairs 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Macro-Economic Policy Principal Programme Officer Government and Real Sector 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Office of the Vice-President Programme Officer Internet Services, Webmaster 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Administration and Finance Accountant, Community Levy 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Infrastructure Programme Officer Telecommunications, Networks and Applications 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Infrastructure Programme Officer Petrol and Gas 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Infrastructure Programme Officer Energy Access and Energy Observation 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Macro-Economic Policy Programme Officer Agriculture, Industry, Energy, Environment and Poverty Statistics 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Macro-Economic Policy Programme Officer Harmonistion of Balance of Payment and Public Finance Statistics 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Office of the Vice-President Programme Officer Process Management 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Office of the Vice-President Programme Officer Strategic Analysis 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Office of the Vice-President Programme Officer Performance Reports 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Office of the Vice-President Programme Officer Information and Communication Technology 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Political Affairs, Peace & Security Programme Officer Security Sector Reform 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Trade, Customs, Industry & Free Movement of Persons Programme Officer Tourism 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Trade, Customs, Industry & Free Movement of Persons Programme Officer Trade Policy 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Agriculture Environment & Water Resources Programme Officer ECOWAP Monitoring & Evaluation 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Agriculture Environment & Water Resources Principal Programme Officer Environment 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Trade, Customs, Industry & Free Movement of Persons Principal Programme Officer Customs Procedures 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Political Affairs, Peace & Security Principal Programme Officer, Electoral Assistance 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Trade, Customs, Industry & Free Movement of Persons Programme Officer, Standards 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Political Affairs, Peace & Security Programme Officer, Small Arms 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Office of the President Publication Officer 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Trade, Customs, Industry & Free Movement of Persons Programme Officer Free Trade Area (Customs) 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Human Development & Gender Programme Officer Social Affairs 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Office of the President Programme Officer Special Representatives and Permanent Representatives 31 Oct. 12 Abj, Nigeria
Infrastructure Director PPDU 31 Oct. 12 Lomé, Togo
Infrastructure Infrastructure Specialist 31 Oct. 12 Lomé, Togo
Infrastructure Economic/Financial Analyst 31 Oct. 12 Lomé, Togo
Infrastructure Head of Administration & Finance 31 Oct. 12 Lomé, Togo
Infrastructure Procurement Specialist 31 Oct. 12 Lomé, Togo
Infrastructure Responsible for ICTs 31 Oct. 12 Lomé, Togo
Infrastructure Bilingual Executive Assistant 31 Oct. 12 Lomé, Togo
Infrastructure Bilingual Pool Assistant 31 Oct. 12 Lomé, Togo
Infrastructure Driver 31 Oct. 12 Lomé, Togo
Infrastructure Messenger 31 Oct. 12 Lomé, Togo