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Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Job Recruitment

Apply for Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Job Recruitment

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Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Job Recruitment: This is to inform the general public most especially those seeking employment with ECOWAS that the ECOWAS recruitment application form is out. The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), is recruiting to fill the vacant positions below:

Interested and suitably qualified candidate should download and fill the application form using a computer and send it attached with your CV by email. Please indicate in the body of your application mail, the title(s) of the position(s) you are applying for.

Recruitment at Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS is a regional grouping with 15 Member States in West Africa (three landlocked and one island) with a population of about 300million and an annual economic growth rate of around 6%. The ECOWAS Commission is one of the eight Regional Economic Communities supporting the African Union to coordinate the implementation of continental and regional integration and development programmes in the West African region.

Applications are hereby invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Economist (Budget)
Reference: ECW-FIN-REC/P/005/2017
Location: ECOWAS Commission, Abuja, Nigeria
Department: Finance
Directorate: Finance
Grade: P3
Supervisor: Principal Accountant
Duration: Duration: Two years (with extension subject to “Staff Regulation” of the ECOWAS Commission, satisfactory performance, and availability of funds)
Qualifications

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Economics/Public Finance (or equivalent academic qualification) with additional 5 years of relevant record of professional experience.
  • A higher degree will reduce the number of years of experience to three (3);
  • Ability to make recommendations on key budgeting and managerial decisions.
  • Familiarity with forecasting techniques and tools.
  • Previous experience in Budget-related activities will be a distinctive added value.
  • Experience in resource mobilization especially Customs operations will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent knowledge of financial accounting principles and concepts including the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (fluent) in one of the official languages of the ECOWAS Community (English, French and Portuguese). Good working knowledge of a second Community language will be an added advantage.
  • Good knowledge of general aspects of financial management software and of at least one ERP software. Previous specific experience with SAP will be an asset.

Language:

  • Must be fluent in one of the official languages of the Commission; English, French and Portuguese. A working knowledge of another would be an advantage.

Annual Salary
USD 36,901 – USD 44,469.

Job Title: Accountant (Payables & Advances)
Reference: ECW-FIN-REC/P/001/2017
Location: ECOWAS Commission, Abuja, Nigeria
Department: Finance
Directorate: Finance
Grade: P3
Supervisor: Principal Accountant
Duration: Two years (with extension subject to “Staff Regulation” of the ECOWAS Commission, satisfactory performance, and availability of funds)
Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (or equivalent qualification) with additional 5 years of relevant record of professional experience. Being a professional accountant (CPA, ACCA, CIMA, CA etc.) will be an added advantage.
  • A higher degree will reduce the number of years of experience to three (3);
  • Ability to make recommendations on key financial and managerial issues.
  • Ability to operate standard Microsoft office software (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access).
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines including strong ability to manage multiple tasks to completion and with set deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (fluent) in one of the official languages of the ECOWAS Community (English, French and Portuguese). Good working knowledge of a second Community language will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent knowledge of financial accounting principles and concepts including the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS). Experience with EU Pillar Assessment on Internal Control and Accounting will be an added advantage.
  • Good knowledge of general aspects of financial management software and of at least one ERP software. Previous specific experience with SAP will be an asset.
  • Good interpersonal skills and team working ability necessary to enable effective interaction in performing key financial activities of other team members and supervise their works, including peers.

Language:

  • Must be fluent in one of the official languages of the Commission; English, French and Portuguese. A working knowledge of another would be an advantage.

Annual Salary
USD 36,901 – USD 44,469.

Job Title: Accountant (Financial Reporting & Reconciliation)
Reference: ECW-FIN-REC/P/002/2017
Location: ECOWAS Commission, Abuja, Nigeria
Department: Finance
Directorate: Finance
Grade: P3
Supervisor: Principal Accountant
Duration: Two years (with extension subject to “Staff Regulation” of the ECOWAS Commission, satisfactory performance, and availability of funds)
Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (or equivalent qualification) with additional 5 years of relevant record of professional experience. Being a professional accountant (CPA, ACCA, CIMA, CA etc.) will be an added advantage.
  • A higher degree will reduce the number of years of experience to three (3);
  • Ability to make recommendations on key financial and managerial issues.
  • Ability to operate standard Microsoft office software (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access).
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines including strong ability to manage multiple tasks to completion and with set deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (fluent) in one of the official languages of the ECOWAS Community (English, French and Portuguese). Good working knowledge of a second Community language will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent knowledge of financial accounting principles and concepts including the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS). Experience with EU Pillar Assessment on Internal Control and Accounting will be an added advantage.
  • Good knowledge of general aspects of financial management software and of at least one ERP software. Previous specific experience with SAP will be an asset.
  • Good interpersonal skills and team working ability necessary to enable effective interaction in performing key financial activities of other team members and supervise their works, including peers.

Language:

  • Must be fluent in one of the official languages of the Commission; English, French and Portuguese. A working knowledge of another would be an advantage.

Annual Salary
USD 36,901 – USD 44,469.

Job Title: Accountant (Receivables)
Reference: ECW-FIN-REC/P/003/2017
Location: ECOWAS Commission, Abuja, Nigeria
Department: Finance
Directorate: Finance
Grade: P3
Supervisor: Principal Accountant
Duration: Two years (with extension subject to “Staff Regulation” of the ECOWAS Commission, satisfactory performance, and availability of funds)
Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (or equivalent qualification) with additional 5 years of relevant record of professional experience. Being a professional accountant (CPA, ACCA, CIMA, CA etc.) will be an added advantage.
  • A higher degree will reduce the number of years of experience to three (3);
  • Ability to make recommendations on key financial and managerial issues.
  • Ability to operate standard Microsoft office software (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access).
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines including strong ability to manage multiple tasks to completion and with set deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (fluent) in one of the official languages of the ECOWAS Community (English, French and Portuguese). Good working knowledge of a second Community language will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent knowledge of financial accounting principles and concepts including the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS). Experience with EU Pillar Assessment on Internal Control and Accounting will be an added advantage.
  • Good knowledge of general aspects of financial management software and of at least one ERP software. Previous specific experience with SAP will be an asset.
  • Good interpersonal skills and team working ability necessary to enable effective interaction in performing key financial activities of other team members and supervise their works, including peers.

Language:

  • Must be fluent in one of the official languages of the Commission; English, French and Portuguese. A working knowledge of another would be an advantage.

Annual Salary
USD 36,901 – USD 44,469.

Job Title: Accountant (Treasury Management)
Reference: ECW-FIN-REC/P/004/2017
Location: ECOWAS Commission, Abuja, Nigeria
Department: Finance
Directorate: Finance
Grade: P3
Supervisor: Principal Accountant
Duration: Two years (with extension subject to “Staff Regulation” of the ECOWAS Commission, satisfactory performance, and availability of funds)
Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (or equivalent qualification) with additional 5 years of relevant record of professional experience. Being a professional accountant (CPA, ACCA, CIMA, CA etc.) will be an added advantage.
  • A higher degree will reduce the number of years of experience to three (3);
  • Ability to make recommendations on key financial and managerial issues.
  • Ability to operate standard Microsoft office software (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access).
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines including strong ability to manage multiple tasks to completion and with set deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (fluent) in one of the official languages of the ECOWAS Community (English, French and Portuguese). Good working knowledge of a second Community language will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent knowledge of financial accounting principles and concepts including the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS). Experience with EU Pillar Assessment on Internal Control and Accounting will be an added advantage.
  • Good knowledge of general aspects of financial management software and of at least one ERP software. Previous specific experience with SAP will be an asset.
  • Good interpersonal skills and team working ability necessary to enable effective interaction in performing key financial activities of other team members and supervise their works, including peers.

Language:

  • Must be fluent in one of the official languages of the Commission; English, French and Portuguese. A working knowledge of another would be an advantage.

Annual Salary
USD 36,901 – USD 44,469.

Job Title: Economist (Donor Funds)
Reference: ECW-FIN-REC/P/006/2017
Location: ECOWAS Commission, Abuja, Nigeria
Department: Finance
Directorate: Finance
Grade: P3
Supervisor: Principal Accountant
Duration: Two years (with extension subject to “Staff Regulation” of the ECOWAS Commission, satisfactory performance, and availability of funds)
Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Economics (or equivalent academic qualification) with additional 5 years of relevant record of professional experience. Basic accounting knowledge will be an advantage.
  • A higher degree will reduce the number of years of experience to three (3);
  • Minimum of 2 years of previous work with donor funded projects (EU, WB, USAID, DFID, GIZ, etc.), and good knowledge of Donors’ accounting, disbursement and reporting procedures.
  • Ability to make recommendations on key financial and managerial issues.
  • Ability to operate standard Microsoft office software (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access).
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines including strong ability to manage multiple tasks to completion and with set deadlines.
  • Strong knowledge of Programme and Project Reporting, Financial and Economic Analyses and Financial Control techniques.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (fluent) in one of the official languages of the ECOWAS Community (English, French and Portuguese). Good working knowledge of a second Community language will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent knowledge of financial accounting principles and concepts including the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS). Experience with EU Pillar Assessment on Internal Control and Accounting will be an added advantage.
  • Good knowledge of general aspects of financial management software and of at least one ERP software. Previous specific experience with SAP will be an asset.
  • Good interpersonal skills and team working ability necessary to enable effective interaction in performing key financial activities of other team members and supervise their works, including peers.

Language:

  • Must be fluent in one of the official languages of the Commission; English, French and Portuguese. A working knowledge of another would be an advantage.

Annual Salary
USD 36,901 – USD 44,469.

Job Title: Bilingual Secretary
Reference: ECW-CDC/BSEC-G/2017
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Department: Administration & Finance
Directorate: Administration & Finance
Grade: G5
Supervisor: Administration & Finance
Duration: Permanent
Qualifications

  • At least 6 years’ experience in a similar position;
  • Able to work under pressure in a multicultural environment;
  • Vocational Training/Diploma or equivalent in Secretarial work or Administration;
  • Document and database management skills;
  • Sense of confidentiality;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Organized and high sense of responsibility and relations;
  • Excellent command of computer applications: MS-Office (Windows, Word, Excel, Internet).

Language:

  • Must be fluent in one of the official languages of the Commission; English, French and Portuguese. A working knowledge of another would be an advantage.

Annual Salary
USD USD 19,388 – USD 25,781.

Apply For Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Job Recruitment

How To Apply

ECOWAS recruitment process: Interested and suitably qualified candidates should download the “Application Form” below, fill the form and send it as an e-mail attachment along with their CV’s to: ecorys@ecowas.int

Click here to download Application Form

Application Closing Date: 29th August 2017.

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