Financial Neighborhood of West African States (ECOWAS) is Recruiting

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The Financial Neighborhood of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen West African international locations. Based on 28 Might 1975, with the signing of the Treaty of Lagos, its mission is to advertise financial integration throughout the area.

We’re recruiting to fill the positions under:     Job Title: Consular Officer Location: Abuja, Nigeria Grade: P3 / P4 Division: Basic Administration And Convention Directorate: Convention And Protocol Division: Protocol Line Supervisor: Principal Protocol Officer Slot: 2 Openings

Function Overview

  • Below the supervision of the Principal Officer Protocol, the incumbent will present day-to-day protocol help providers with issuing visas, resident permits resolving challenges and guaranteeing the graceful supply of providers while offering wanted help to the Principal Protocol Officer.

Function and Tasks

  • Facilitate liaison between the Fee and the host Authorities counterparts in addition to the diplomatic neighborhood.
  • Undertake protocol actions of the Protocol Division within the Fee and supply protocol providers and recommendation to the Fee, its employees and friends;
  • Delivers consular and passport providers to the Workers of the Fee, together with responses to consumer enquiries with requests for info and kinds
  • Course of passport purposes and conduct private interviews
  • Carry out safety checks and comply with procedures for centralised passport operations
  • Preserve passport databases for the Fee’s employees
  • Replace schedule of charges and printed directions as required
  • Preserve inventory ranges of all passport associated supplies together with software kinds, journey paperwork and laminates
  • Handle consular circumstances, replace and keep consular case data, together with welfare, whereabouts, repatriations, visa refusals and denials.
  • Talk and co-ordinate with hospitals, police, attorneys, social providers, airways, authorities and non-government authorities and different contacts as required
  • Execute notarial acts utilizing ECOWAS pointers
  • Organise and execute accreditation of diplomats and heads of missions in addition to multilateral organizations that accomplice with the fee.
  • Coordinate and supply protocol providers in the course of the ECOWAS Statutory and technical conferences and essential occasions organised by the Fee or these being held below its auspices;
  • Carry out different duties as assigned.

Tutorial And Expertise

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

Age Restrict:

  • Be under 50 years outdated. This provision doesn’t apply to inside candidates.

Ecowas Key Competencies

  • Potential to steer/affect others to think about a sure perspective, undertake a brand new thought or implement new strategies and practices;
  • Potential to guide a group of trainees/junior employees and instill a spirit of teamwork to interact workers and obtain a well-defined set of actions;
  • Potential to respect chain of command in an applicable method;
  • Potential to resolve challenges that happen with minimal route and/or to advocate and clarify options or options for approval;
  • Potential to make the most of the Code of Ethics to handle self, others, info and assets;
  • Potential to mentor others and create suggestions loops with supervisors, colleagues and the subordinates to construct sturdy working relationships and enhance efficiency.
  • Contribute to sustaining organisational unit’s efficiency targets and requirements.
  • Interpersonal expertise with means to maintain a consumer knowledgeable of progress or setbacks in tasks of relevance to timeline, high quality and amount;
  • Potential to proactively work together with shoppers and construct sturdy trusting relationships based mostly on mutual respect and common discussions;
  • Potential to ascertain and maintain skilled credibility with shoppers/stakeholders in a fashion that anticipates their want, mitigates points and that fastidiously balances skilled obligations with the have to be delicate and conscious of their wants;
  • Potential to counsel, advise, seek the advice of and information others on issues pertaining to assigned consumer service obligations and established consumer service requirements;
  • Reveal respect for cultural variations, equity and talent to narrate properly with individuals from various backgrounds, nationality, gender, ethnicity, race and faith;
  • Understanding of various cultural views particularly inside West Africa, with sensitivity to group variations; means to problem bias and to follow tolerance and empathy;
  • Potential to pay attention actively, contemplate individuals’s issues and apply judgement, tact and diplomacy;
  • Potential to work in a various and inclusive interactive setting that advantages from various strengths;
  • Potential and accountability for incorporating gender views and guaranteeing the equal participation of men and women in all areas of labor;
  • Potential to encourage, empower, and advocate for individuals in an unbias and clear method.
  • Information of ECOWAS establishments, sectors, programmes and insurance policies;
  • Information of ecowas inside operational necessities of packages, tasks, providers and programs required to realize work assignments and meet efficiency targets;
  • Information of guidelines and procedures of ECOWAS related assigned obligations and talent to elucidate these clearly to others;
  • Information of the ECOWAS tradition, constructions and efficiency points and priorities impacting assigned obligations;
  • Information of member states improvement traits, indicators, challenges and alternatives because it pertains to challenge/programme assigned to personal place.
  • Potential to check information/info from a wide range of sources, establish anomalies, traits and points, current findings, and make suggestions;
  • Potential to interrupt down issues or processes into key elements to establish and resolve gaps in service, high quality assurance, compliance and efficiency targets;
  • Information of and talent to use methods to generate inventive concepts and new approaches to assembly targets;
  • Potential to make use of proof and analysis to tell insurance policies and packages and establish related and applicable sources of data, together with stakeholders, regional establishments and/or inside committees.
  • Reveal operational pc proficiency utilizing applicable instruments;
  • Potential to make sound use of graphics and tables to successfully current numerical information to put in writing semi-complex technical studies/proposals and edit/examine templates, letters, and so forth.
  • Potential to convey info clearly and concisely in a succinct and arranged method by means of each writing and verbal means, ;
  • Exhibit interpersonal expertise, make displays, 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 one of many ECOWAS official languages of the Neighborhood (English, French & Portuguese). Information of a further one might be an added benefit.
  • Potential to develop, implement a person motion plan for attaining particular workgoals;
  •  Determine ,manage and monitor duties all through to facilitate execution;
  • Potential to contribute and/or lead on tasks as per accepted challenge administration requirements and methods, to co-ordinate contributions by others to set and meet deadlines;
  • Potential to arrange work, set priorities, and work inside timelines, giving consideration to particulars, stakeholders, indicators and dangers;
  • Potential to establish, accumulate and assess indicators to watch efficiency and to take proactive remedial motion as required.
Annual Wage

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

Software Deadline  13th September, 2020.

Job Title: Translator (French A, English C, Portuguese C) Location: Abuja Establishment: Ecowas Fee Grade: P4 Standing: Everlasting Division: Basic Administration And Convention Directorate: Convention & Protocol Division: Language Coordination Line Supervisor: Language Coordinator

Function Overview

  • Below the supervision of the Language Coordinator, the incumbent shall be answerable 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, studies, correspondences.

Function and Tasks

  • Interprets all kinds of texts paperwork for ECOWAS conferences and conferences, working papers, scientific articles, speeches, programme statements, internet supplies, studies, correspondence, and so forth;
  • Performs the terminological and conceptual analysis required to be able to produce high-quality translations of scientific, technical, authorized, and administrative texts;
  • Interprets and self-revises from texts of appreciable issue, utilizing pc assisted translation instruments had been attainable;
  • Assists in offering help 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 information base;
  • Assists in evaluation of exterior translators for the ECOWAS roster;
  • Gives translation help in emergencies, together with working below tight deadlines and fast turnaround of translated paperwork;
  • Gives suggestions for machine translation dictionaries;
  • Participates in skilled boards, conferences and seminars; shares information and practices with translators of different worldwide organizations; retains abreast of specialised terminology and greatest translation practices;
  • Performs different associated duties, as required.

Tutorial and Expertise

  • Bachelor’s diploma (or equal) in Translation from an accredited/acknowledged College.
  • 7 years of expertise in translation and revision (a minimum of 2 of which ought to have been revision expertise), and use of related pc software program, digital instruments and databases;
  • Glorious writing and analytical expertise; highest requirements of accuracy, consistency and faithfulness to the fashion and nuances of the unique textual content;
  • Familiarity with computer-assisted translation instruments, machine translation instruments and on-screen enhancing instruments.
  • A grasp’s diploma in Translation might be an added benefit.

Age Restrict:

  • Be under 50 years outdated. This provision doesn’t apply to inside candidates.

ECOWAS Key Competencies:

  • Potential to get teams to work collectively cooperatively, by enlisting lively involvement, making a local weather for respect and openness, and making use of efficient methods for group facilitation, discover their potentials, encourage and information them;
  • Manage and lead cross-divisional work group in creating inventive options to handle issues and or lead a small group of entry degree professionals and administrative help employees;
  • Potential to respect chain of command in an applicable method;
  • Develop on – the-job coaching methods paired with glorious teaching and mentoring expertise; information of latest employees orientation approaches to facilitate understanding of the place and group;
  • Potential to assign work to direct studies and supply well timed and constant suggestions concerning technical proficiency and effectiveness;
  • Potential to symbolize the group successfully earlier than exterior events.
  • Potential to think about the influence of a shift in programmatic route to the wants of inside and exterior stakeholders;
  • Potential to advertise and contemplate employees suggestions to streamline processes to be able to meet deadlines of relevance to consumer expectations;
  • Potential to constantly keep composure and route in high- strain conditions;
  • Develop drawback fixing, mediation and battle decision expertise to handle discrepancies, complaints, bottle necks, time constraints affecting high quality and amount of consumer providers;
  • Potential to anticipate rising consumer wants and expectations to repeatedly enhance high quality, timelines, service supply and addressing consumer questions in a well timed method;
  • Potential to speak brazenly with shoppers, retaining them knowledgeable of progress and points requiring consideration/resolutions.
  • Potential to implement programmatic modifications in a fashion that ensures a biased-free work setting, truthful and equitable software to new guidelines/laws;
  • Expertise and talent to stick to insurance policies, targets, aims, and ideas of valuing variety in performing on a regular basis duties and obligations; selling/modeling behaviors that show tolerance and understanding of assorted cultures;
  • Potential to stay goal in managing battle no matter cultural variations /positions, gender variations, and encourage different employees to beat cultural and gender bias and         variations;
  • Potential to construct worth from leveraging various capabilities and inputs from numerous cultures, employees and shoppers;
  • Potential and accountability for incorporating gender views and guaranteeing the equal participation of men and women in all areas of labor;
  • Potential to create a various and inclusive interactive setting that advantages from various strengths bringing collectively progressive practices;
  • Potential to hunt out greatest practices to make organizational selections of relevance to variety administration, guaranteeing that challenge and program actions establish weak areas and comprise systemic checks.
  • Information of ECOWAS establishments and the way the totally different organs relate to one another, notably because it pertains to personal work sector/packages;
  • Information of approaches to coverage and program improvement of  a global group in addition to challenge administration ;
  • Information of the principles, processes and procedures of a global group, of pertinence to duties associated to personal place;
  • Information of member states improvement traits, 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 expertise to simplify strategies and approaches every time attainable;
  • Potential to reevaluate present procedures and counsel enhancements to make sure an efficient, streamlined course of;
  • Potential to collect and summarize info to foretell stakeholder views on a brand new coverage/programmes; and glorious analytical expertise to evaluate exterior insurance policies and traits when reviewing coverage/programme choices, execs, cons and proposals;
  • Potential to synthesize advanced info gathered from a wide range of exterior and inside sources and disseminate it to others in a logical method;
  • Potential to use applicable methodology to find or establish coverage points and useful resource issues.
  • Potential to guage, incorporate, and talk the most recent developments in specialty space utilizing establishment/company pointers and standards;
  • Develop interpersonal, negotiation, networking and presentation expertise with confirmed talents to affect, clarify advanced info and show empathy and open-mindedness;
  • Potential to show operational proficiency in using pc in speaking utilizing expertise instruments;
  • Potential to convey info clearly and concisely in a succinct and arranged method by means of each written and verbal expressions;
  • Exhibit lively listening expertise 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 one of many ECOWAS official languages of the Neighborhood (English, French & Portuguese). Information of a further one might be an added benefit.
  • Information of inside planning cycles and talent to contribute to the event and to implement Neighborhood-wide or establishment coverage by figuring out audience, constructing coalitions with the suitable inhabitants, and monitor progress;
  • Potential to think about exterior circumstances, elements and traits when organizing challenge actions to make sure the perfect outcomes;
  • Potential to evaluation course of outcomes, correspondence, studies, and coverage paperwork to develop achievable plans;
  • Potential to conduct conferences with employees, stakeholders, colleagues and others to determine organizational  program and/or challenge wants, making changes to plans and actions accordingly;
  • Potential to regulate challenge plans based mostly on enter from employees and stakeholders and/or means to design and implement pointers, instruments and templates to accommodate new or revised programmes and providers.

Annual Wage UA56,591.37,USD89,289.87

Software Deadline  13th September, 2020.

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

Function Overview

  • The incumbent shall, in accordance with skilled requirements, revise texts translated by in-house and impartial translators, guaranteeing excessive linguistic and terminological high quality of texts and software of ECOWAS jargon.
  • She/he supervises the related language part and might also translate a wide range of usually advanced, confidential, pressing, and essential texts supposed for various audiences. Facilitates the setting-up and updating of terminology databases and on request, gives recommendation on language utilization.

Function And Tasks

  • Revises translations coping with topics of an exceptionally delicate, advanced or technical nature;
  • Interprets 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 Mixture: Portuguese A, French C or English C. (means to translate into B language is a bonus);
  • Allocates work to employees, assigns employees to explicit translation or revision duties;
  • Directs the conduct of terminological analysis throughout the translation part involved and assists the Language Coordinator within the preparation of terminology supplies to fulfill the wants of your entire Division;
  • Assists the Language Coordinator in monitoring the standard of in-house and outsourced translations;
  • Usually gives suggestions on in-house and outsourced translations;
  • Guides, counsels and trains or supervises the coaching of translators and trainee revisers, evaluates their efficiency and promotes the perfect use of their expertise and expertise;
  • Retains abreast of language trade traits particularly technological advances helpful to the work of the Division;
  • Performs different associated duties as required;
  • Participates in recruitment workouts the place obligatory.

Tutorial And Expertise

  • Grasp’s diploma or equal in Translation from a acknowledged college / establishment;
  • 10 years of expertise in translation (a minimum of 4 of which ought to have been revision expertise);
  • Demonstrated expertise in use of related pc assisted translation software program/instruments;
  • Displays highest requirements of accuracy, consistency and faithfulness to the fashion and nuances of the unique textual content;
  • Potential to take care of highest commonplace of confidentiality;
  • Information of terminological and reference analysis methods with means to make use of vast number of info and to conduct advanced analysis;
  • An ideal command of the goal language and a very good information of the supply language. Good information of the third language of ECOWAS is a bonus.

Age Restrict:

  • Be under 50 years outdated. This provision doesn’t apply to inside candidates.

Ecowas Key Competencies

  • Potential to guide in assigned programmes and tasks by offering the mandatory managerial and operational experience required for the achievement of the group’s mandate;
  • Potential to guide by instance manage teamwork to encourage cooperation to be able 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;
  • Potential to respect chain of command in an applicable method;
  • Glorious self-management expertise, demonstrating ethics and integrity and displaying due regards for inside controls of guidelines, delegations and transparency
  • Potential to deliver collectively complementary expertise/experience, assess particular person contributions and acknowledge/handle accomplishments and shortcomings in a fashion that brings continued success to the group;
  • Potential to analysis benchmarks and traits to result in the perfect suggestions for the event and enchancment of packages/tasks that can greatest serve the neighborhood/group;
  • Effectively-developed networking and interpersonal expertise to hunt suggestions, info and information from a community of pros from a number of international locations/sectors/organizations and to establish and prioritize probably the most important neighborhood necessities;
  • Potential to develop and implement greatest practices in consumer providers;
  • Potential to develop and implement stakeholder administration plans, packages and initiatives to acquire buy-in on new initiatives, to higher perceive dissenting views, to acquire assets and to extend perceptions of success.
  • Potential to be diplomatic, tactful and respect of different individuals from various backgrounds, understanding various cultural views particularly inside West Africa with the power to transform variety into alternatives to enhance program/operational outcomes;
  • Potential to create a various and inclusive interactive setting that advantages from various strengths bringing collectively progressive practices;
  • Potential to stay goal in managing battle no matter cultural variations /positions, gender variations, and encourage different employees to beat cultural and gender bias and variations;
  • Potential and accountability for incorporating gender views and guaranteeing the equal participation of men and women in all areas of labor;
  • Potential to serve the curiosity of culturally various 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;
  • Information of the ECOWAS mandate, strategic plan/priorities in addition to the financial, political and social scenario and traits in member states, as pertains to personal scope of labor;
  • Information of ECOWAS greatest practices, program administration approaches and analysis methods to guide and/or contribute to the event or evaluation of packages, tasks or initiatives;
  • Information of the ECOWAS guidelines and procedures  to be able to appropriately interpret and apply directive textual content, present technical recommendation, coach others and assess efficiency;
  • Potential to investigate a scenario through the use of indicators to evaluate the prices, advantages, dangers, and probabilities for achievement, in making selections;
  • Potential to tug collectively info from totally different sources to establish the reason for issues, penalties of different causes of motion, potential obstacles and methods to keep away from the issue sooner or later;
  • Potential to interrupt down very advanced conditions/info into easy phrases   to elucidate suggestions and conclusions aimed toward fixing issues or enhancing operations/packages/tasks;
  • Potential 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 now not efficient;
  • Potential to speak with influence, clearly and concisely in a succinct and arranged method conveying credibility & confidence when making displays, setting expectations and explaining advanced points;
  • Potential to pay attention intently and appropriately interpret messages from others and reply appropriately;
  • Potential to present constructive suggestions, present recognition, handle shortcomings and encourage direct studies to work at peak efficiency;
  • Language Mixture: Portuguese A, French C or English C. (means to translate into B language is a bonus);
  • Potential to set efficient targets and targets for self, others, and the work unit and adjusting work or challenge priorities in response to altering circumstances;
  • Potential 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);
  • Potential to plan, manage, and management assets, procedures and protocols to realize particular targets.
Annual Wage

  • UA 66,123.98 USD 104,330.42

 

Job Title: Revisor (English) Location: Abuja Establishment: Ecowas Fee Grade: P5 Division: Basic Administration And Convention Directorate: Convention & Protocol Division: Language Line Supervisor: Language Coordinator

Function Overview

  • The incumbent shall, revise from French into English, texts and translations, in accordance with skilled requirements, translated by in-house and impartial translators, guaranteeing excessive linguistic and terminological high quality of texts and software of ECOWAS jargon.
  • S/he supervises the related language part and might also translate a wide range of usually advanced, confidential, pressing, and essential texts supposed for various audiences.
  • Facilitates the setting-up and updating of terminology databases and on request, gives recommendation on language utilization.

Function and Tasks

  • Revises translations coping with topics of an exceptionally delicate, advanced or technical nature
  • Interprets 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 Mixture: English A, French C and/or Portuguese C. (means to translate into B Language is a bonus).
  • Supervises the weekly upkeep of the interpretation log
  • Allocates work to employees, assigns employees to explicit translation or revision duties
  • Directs the conduct of terminological analysis throughout the translation part involved and assists the Language Coordinator within the preparation of terminology supplies to fulfill the wants of your entire Division
  • Assists the Language Coordinator in monitoring the standard of in-house and outsourced translations
  • Usually gives suggestions on in-house and outsourced translations
  • Guides, counsels and trains or supervises the coaching of translators and trainee revisers, evaluates their efficiency and promotes the perfect use of their expertise and expertise
  • Retains abreast of language trade traits particularly technological advances helpful to the work of the Division
  • Performs different associated duties as required
  • Participates in recruitment workouts the place obligatory

Tutorial and Expertise

  • Grasp’s diploma or equal in Translation from a recognised college / establishment;
  • 10 years of expertise in translation (a minimum of 4 of which ought to have been revision expertise)
  • Demonstrated expertise in use of related pc assisted translation software program/instruments
  • Displays highest requirements of accuracy, consistency and faithfulness to the fashion and nuances of the unique textual content
  • Potential to take care of highest commonplace of confidentiality
  • information of terminological and reference analysis methods with means to make use of vast number of info and to conduct advanced analysis
  • An ideal command of the goal language and a very good information of the supply language. Good information of the third language of ECOWAS is a bonus.

Age Restrict:

  • Be under 50 years outdated. This provision doesn’t apply to inside candidates.

ECOWAS Key Competencies:

  • Potential to guide in assigned programmes and tasks by offering the mandatory managerial and operational experience required for the achievement of the group’s mandate;
  • Potential to guide by instance manage teamwork to encourage cooperation to be able 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;
  • Potential to respect chain of command in an applicable method;
  • Glorious self-management expertise, demonstrating ethics and integrity and displaying due regards for inside controls of guidelines, delegations and transparency
  • Potential to deliver collectively complementary expertise/experience, assess particular person contributions and acknowledge/handle accomplishments and shortcomings in a fashion that brings continued success to the group;
  • Potential to analysis benchmarks and traits to result in the perfect suggestions for the event and enchancment of packages /tasks that can greatest serve the neighborhood/group
  • Effectively-developed networking and interpersonal expertise to hunt suggestions, info and information from a community of pros from a number of international locations/sectors/organizations and to establish and prioritize probably the most important neighborhood necessities;
  • Potential to develop and implement greatest practices in consumer providers;
  • Potential to develop and implement stakeholder administration plans, packages and initiatives to acquire buy-in on new initiatives, to higher perceive dissenting views, to acquire assets and to extend perceptions of success.
  • Potential to be diplomatic, tactful and respect of different individuals from various backgrounds, understanding various cultural views particularly inside West Africa with the power to transform variety into alternatives to enhance program/operational outcomes;
  • Potential to create a various and inclusive interactive setting that advantages from various strengths bringing collectively progressive practices;
  • Potential to stay goal in managing battle no matter cultural variations /positions, gender variations, and encourage different employees to beat cultural and gender bias and variations;
  • Potential and accountability for incorporating gender views and guaranteeing the equal participation of men and women in all areas of labor;
  • Potential to serve the curiosity of culturally various multinational groups/organizations/communities and individuals with incapacity with out prejudice and bias

Information of ECOWAS:

  • Understanding of the ECOWAS organizational construction, related dynamics and expectations as required to collaborate, take part, contribute and lead successfully;
  • Information of the ECOWAS mandate, strategic plan/priorities in addition to the financial, political and social scenario and traits in member states, as pertains to personal scope of labor;
  • Information of ECOWAS greatest practices, program administration approaches and analysis methods to guide and/or contribute to the event or evaluation of packages, tasks or initiatives;
  • Information of the ECOWAS guidelines and procedures to be able to appropriately interpret and apply directive textual content, present technical recommendation, coach others and assess efficiency.
  • Potential to investigate a scenario through the use of indicators to evaluate the prices, advantages, dangers, and probabilities for achievement, in making selections;
  • Potential to tug collectively info from totally different sources to establish the reason for issues, penalties of different causes of motion, potential obstacles and methods to keep away from the issue sooner or later;
  • Potential to interrupt down very advanced conditions/info into easy phrases to elucidate suggestions and conclusions aimed toward fixing issues or enhancing operations/packages/tasks;
  • Potential 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 now not efficient.
  • Potential to speak with influence, clearly and concisely in a succinct and arranged method conveying credibility & confidence when making displays, setting expectations and explaining advanced points;
  • Potential to pay attention intently and appropriately interpret messages from others and reply appropriately;
  • Potential to present constructive suggestions, present recognition, handle shortcomings and encourage direct studies to work at peak efficiency;
  • Fluency in oral and written expressions in one of many ECOWAS official languages of the Neighborhood (English, French & Portuguese). Information of a further one might be an added benefit
  • Potential to set efficient targets and targets for self, others, and the work unit and adjusting work or challenge priorities in response to altering circumstances;
  • Potential 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);
  • Potential to plan, manage, and management assets, procedures and protocols to realize particular targets.

Annual Wage UA66, 123.98, USD104, 330.42

Software Deadline  13th September, 2020.

Job Title: Translator (French A, English C) Location: Abuja, Nigeria Slots: 2 Grade: P4 Division: Basic Administration And Convention Directorate: Convention & Protocol Division: Language Coordination Line Supervisor: Language Coordinator

Function Overview Below the supervision of the Language Coordinator, the incumbent shall be answerable 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, studies, correspondences. Function and Tasks

  • Interprets all kinds of texts paperwork for ECOWAS conferences and conferences, working papers, scientific articles, speeches, programme statements, internet supplies, studies, correspondence, and so forth;
  • Performs the terminological and conceptual analysis required to be able to produce high-quality translations of scientific, technical, authorized, and administrative texts;
  • Interprets and self-revises from texts of appreciable issue, utilizing pc assisted translation instruments had been attainable;
  • Assists in offering help 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 information base;
  • Assists in evaluation of exterior translators for the ECOWAS roster;
  • Gives translation help in emergencies, together with working below tight deadlines and fast turnaround of translated paperwork;
  • Gives suggestions for machine translation dictionaries;
  • Participates in skilled boards, conferences and seminars; shares information and practices with translators of different worldwide organizations; retains abreast of specialised terminology and greatest translation practices;
  • Performs different associated duties, as required.

Tutorial and Expertise

  • Bachelor’s diploma (or equal) in translation from an accredited/acknowledged College.
  • 7 years of expertise in translation and revision (a minimum of 1 of which ought to have been self- revision expertise), and use of related pc software program, digital instruments and databases;
  • Glorious writing and analytical expertise; highest requirements of accuracy, consistency and faithfulness to the fashion and nuances of the unique textual content;
  • Familiarity with computer-assisted translation instruments, machine translation instruments and on-screen enhancing instruments.
  • A grasp’s diploma in Translation might be an added benefit.

Age Restrict:

  • Be under 50 years outdated. This provision doesn’t apply to inside candidates.

Ecowas Key Competencies:

  • Potential to get teams to work collectively cooperatively, by enlisting lively involvement, making a local weather for respect and openness, and making use of efficient methods for group facilitation, discover their potentials, encourage and information them;
  • Manage and lead cross-divisional work group in creating inventive options to handle issues and or lead a small group of entry degree professionals and administrative help employees;
  • Potential to respect chain of command in an applicable method;
  • Develop on – the-job coaching methods paired with glorious teaching and mentoring expertise; information of latest employees orientation approaches to facilitate understanding of the place and group;
  • Potential to assign work to direct studies and supply well timed and constant suggestions concerning technical proficiency and effectiveness;
  • Potential to symbolize the group successfully earlier than exterior events.
  • Potential to think about the influence of a shift in programmatic route to the wants of inside and exterior stakeholders;
  • Potential to advertise and contemplate employees suggestions to streamline processes to be able to meet deadlines of relevance to consumer expectations;
  • Potential to constantly keep composure and route in high- strain conditions;
  • Develop problem-solving, mediation and battle decision expertise to handle discrepancies, complaints, bottle necks, time constraints affecting high quality and amount of consumer providers;
  • Potential to anticipate rising consumer wants and expectations to repeatedly enhance high quality, timelines, service supply and addressing consumer questions in a well timed method;
  • Potential to speak brazenly with shoppers, retaining them knowledgeable of progress and points requiring consideration/resolutions.
  • Potential to implement programmatic modifications in a fashion that ensures a biased-free work setting, truthful and equitable software to new guidelines/laws;
  • Expertise and talent to stick to insurance policies, targets, aims, and ideas of valuing variety in performing on a regular basis duties and obligations; selling/modeling behaviors that show tolerance and understanding of assorted cultures;
  • Potential to stay goal in managing battle no matter cultural variations /positions, gender variations, and encourage different employees to beat cultural and gender bias and         variations;
  • Potential to construct worth from leveraging various capabilities and inputs from numerous cultures, employees and shoppers;
  • Potential and accountability for incorporating gender views and guaranteeing the equal participation of men and women in all areas of labor;
  • Potential to create a various and inclusive interactive setting that advantages from various strengths bringing collectively progressive practices;
  • Potential to hunt out greatest practices to make organizational selections of relevance to variety administration, guaranteeing that challenge and program actions establish weak areas and comprise systemic checks.
  • Information of ECOWAS establishments and the way the totally different organs relate to one another, notably because it pertains to personal work sector/packages;
  • Information of approaches to coverage and program improvement of  a global group in addition to challenge administration ;
  • Information of the principles, processes and procedures of a global group, of pertinence to duties associated to personal place;
  • Information of member states improvement traits, 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 expertise to simplify strategies and approaches every time attainable;
  • Potential to reevaluate present procedures and counsel enhancements to make sure an efficient, streamlined course of;
  • Potential to collect and summarize info to foretell stakeholder views on a brand new coverage/programmes; and glorious analytical expertise to evaluate exterior insurance policies and traits when reviewing coverage/programme choices, execs, cons and proposals;
  • Potential to synthesize advanced info gathered from a wide range of exterior and inside sources and disseminate it to others in a logical method;
  • Potential to use applicable methodology to find or establish coverage points and useful resource issues.
  • Potential to guage, incorporate, and talk the most recent developments in specialty space utilizing establishment/company pointers and standards;
  • Develop interpersonal, negotiation, networking and presentation expertise with confirmed talents to affect, clarify advanced info and show empathy and open-mindedness;
  • Potential to show operational proficiency in using pc in speaking utilizing expertise instruments;
  • Potential to convey info clearly and concisely in a succinct and arranged method by means of each written and verbal expressions;
  • Exhibit lively listening expertise 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 one of many ECOWAS official languages of the Neighborhood (English, French & Portuguese). Information of a further one might be an added benefit.
  • Information of inside planning cycles and talent to contribute to the event and to implement Neighborhood-wide or establishment coverage by figuring out audience, constructing coalitions with the suitable inhabitants, and monitor progress;
  • Potential to think about exterior circumstances, elements and traits when organizing challenge actions to make sure the perfect outcomes;
  • Potential to evaluation course of outcomes, correspondence, studies, and coverage paperwork to develop achievable plans;
  • Potential to conduct conferences with employees, stakeholders, colleagues and others to determine organizational  program and/or challenge wants, making changes to plans and actions accordingly;
  • Potential to regulate challenge plans based mostly on enter from employees and stakeholders and/or means to design and implement pointers, instruments and templates to accommodate new or revised programmes and providers.
Annual Wage   

  • UA56,591.37, USD89,289.87

Software Deadline  13th September, 2020.

Job Title: Translator (Portuguese A, French C, English C) Location: Abuja Slot: four Openings Establishment: Ecowas Fee Grade: P4 Standing: Everlasting Division: Basic Administration And Convention Directorate: Convention & Protocol Division: Language Coordination Line Supervisor: Language Coordinator

Function Overview

  • Below the supervision of the Language Coordinator, the incumbent shall be answerable 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, studies, correspondences.

Function and Tasks

  • Interprets all kinds of texts paperwork for ECOWAS conferences and conferences, working papers, scientific articles, speeches, programme statements, internet supplies, studies, correspondence, and so forth;
  • Performs the terminological and conceptual analysis required to be able to produce high-quality translations of scientific, technical, authorized, and administrative texts;
  • Interprets and self-revises from texts of appreciable issue, utilizing pc assisted translation instruments had been attainable;
  • Assists in offering help 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 information base;
  • Assists in evaluation of exterior translators for the ECOWAS roster;
  • Gives translation help in emergencies, together with working below tight deadlines and fast turnaround of translated paperwork;
  • Gives suggestions for machine translation dictionaries;
  • Participates in skilled boards, conferences and seminars; shares information and practices with translators of different worldwide organizations; retains abreast of specialised terminology and greatest translation practices;
  • Performs different associated duties, as required.

Tutorial and Expertise

  • Bachelor’s diploma (or equal) in Translation from an accredited/acknowledged College.
  • 7 years of expertise in translation and revision (a minimum of 2 of which ought to have been revision expertise), and use of related pc software program, digital instruments and databases;
  • Glorious writing and analytical expertise; highest requirements of accuracy, consistency and faithfulness to the fashion and nuances of the unique textual content;
  • Familiarity with computer-assisted translation instruments, machine translation instruments and on-screen enhancing instruments.
  • A grasp’s diploma in Translation might be an added benefit.

Age Restrict:

  • Be under 50 years outdated. This provision doesn’t apply to inside candidates.

ECOWAS Key Competencies:

  • Potential to get teams to work collectively cooperatively, by enlisting lively involvement, making a local weather for respect and openness, and making use of efficient methods for group facilitation, discover their potentials, encourage and information them;
  • Manage and lead cross-divisional work group in creating inventive options to handle issues and or lead a small group of entry degree professionals and administrative help employees;
  • Potential to respect chain of command in an applicable method;
  • Develop on – the-job coaching methods paired with glorious teaching and mentoring expertise; information of latest employees orientation approaches to facilitate understanding of the place and group;
  • Potential to assign work to direct studies and supply well timed and constant suggestions concerning technical proficiency and effectiveness;
  • Potential to symbolize the group successfully earlier than exterior events.
  • Potential to think about the influence of a shift in programmatic route to the wants of inside and exterior stakeholders;
  • Potential to advertise and contemplate employees suggestions to streamline processes to be able to meet deadlines of relevance to consumer expectations;
  • Potential to constantly keep composure and route in high- strain conditions;
  • Develop drawback fixing, mediation and battle decision expertise to handle discrepancies, complaints, bottle necks, time constraints affecting high quality and amount of consumer providers;
  • Potential to anticipate rising consumer wants and expectations to repeatedly enhance high quality, timelines, service supply and addressing consumer questions in a well timed method;
  • Potential to speak brazenly with shoppers, retaining them knowledgeable of progress and points requiring consideration/resolutions.
  • Potential to implement programmatic modifications in a fashion that ensures a biased-free work setting, truthful and equitable software to new guidelines/laws;
  • Expertise and talent to stick to insurance policies, targets, aims, and ideas of valuing variety in performing on a regular basis duties and obligations; selling/modeling behaviors that show tolerance and understanding of assorted cultures;
  • Potential to stay goal in managing battle no matter cultural variations /positions, gender variations, and encourage different employees to beat cultural and gender bias and variations;
  • Potential to construct worth from leveraging various capabilities and inputs from numerous cultures, employees and shoppers;
  • Potential and accountability for incorporating gender views and guaranteeing the equal participation of men and women in all areas of labor;
  • Potential to create a various and inclusive interactive setting that advantages from various strengths bringing collectively progressive practices;
  • Potential to hunt out greatest practices to make organizational selections of relevance to variety administration, guaranteeing that challenge and program actions establish weak areas and comprise systemic checks.
  • Information of ECOWAS establishments and the way the totally different organs relate to one another, notably because it pertains to personal work sector/packages;
  • Information of approaches to coverage and program improvement of  a global group in addition to challenge administration ;
  • Information of the principles, processes and procedures of a global group, of pertinence to duties associated to personal place;
  • Information of member states improvement traits, 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 expertise to simplify strategies and approaches every time attainable;
  • Potential to reevaluate present procedures and counsel enhancements to make sure an efficient, streamlined course of;
  • Potential to collect and summarize info to foretell stakeholder views on a brand new coverage/programmes; and glorious analytical expertise to evaluate exterior insurance policies and traits when reviewing coverage/programme choices, execs, cons and proposals;
  • Potential to synthesize advanced info gathered from a wide range of exterior and inside sources and disseminate it to others in a logical method;
  • Potential to use applicable methodology to find or establish coverage points and useful resource issues.
  • Potential to guage, incorporate, and talk the most recent developments in specialty space utilizing establishment/company pointers and standards;
  • Develop interpersonal, negotiation, networking and presentation expertise with confirmed talents to affect, clarify advanced info and show empathy and open-mindedness;
  • Potential to show operational proficiency in using pc in speaking utilizing expertise instruments;
  • Potential to convey info clearly and concisely in a succinct and arranged method by means of each written and verbal expressions;
  • Exhibit lively listening expertise 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 one of many ECOWAS official languages of the Neighborhood (English, French & Portuguese). Information of a further one might be an added benefit.
  • Information of inside planning cycles and talent to contribute to the event and to implement Neighborhood-wide or establishment coverage by figuring out audience, constructing coalitions with the suitable inhabitants, and monitor progress;
  • Potential to think about exterior circumstances, elements and traits when organizing challenge actions to make sure the perfect outcomes;
  • Potential to evaluation course of outcomes, correspondence, studies, and coverage paperwork to develop achievable plans;
  • Potential to conduct conferences with employees, stakeholders, colleagues and others to determine organizational  program and/or challenge wants, making changes to plans and actions accordingly;
  • Potential to regulate challenge plans based mostly on enter from employees and stakeholders and/or means to design and implement pointers, instruments and templates to accommodate new or revised programmes and providers.

Annual Wage UA56,591.37, USD89,289.87

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