Principal Officer, Human Assets – De Spherical Desk

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JOB TITLE Principal Officer, Human Assets
ANNUAL SALARY UA66, 123.98, USD104, 330.42

Functions ought to be despatched to:


Below the supervision of the the Director, Adminsitration & Finance, the incumbent will advise administration on human useful resource issues and coordinate the human sources capabilities in any respect ranges to make sure the top quality, productive and motivated work drive in lne with worldwide finest practices whereas reaching the aims of the Parliament.


  • Advise administration on current ECOWAS HR insurance policies in addition to suggest inside insurance policies for the graceful administration of the work drive of the Parliament;
  • Advise and information Divisional Heads on the administration of the employees underneath their supervision to assist obtain most productiveness inside a cooperative setting;
  • Help in creating detailed methods referring to Recruitment, Profession Administration, Rewards Administration and different HR practices according to finest follow;
  • Suggest and develop strategic partnerships for long run capability constructing of employees members for his or her present and future jobs; and in addition for capability constructing of Members of Parliament;
  • Contribute to implementing in-house, ECOWAS initiatives in job design/assessment/evolution, expertise administration and basic periodic institutional reforms;
  • Supervise and coordinate HR employees and HR service supply to the establishment and employees members equivalent to advantages processing, well being and wellness providers, depart administration, employees value determinations and development, and so forth.
  • Contribute to succession planning and prudent recruitment of employees to make sure a superb provide of aggressive abilities to assist advance the course of the Parliament;
  • Liaise and cooperate with the Neighborhood HR household to make sure uniform HR practices, shared experiences and mutual help
  • Carry out another duties as could also be assigned by the supervisor.


  • Grasp’s diploma (or equal) in Human Assets, Social Sciences or Humanities from a acknowledged College.
  • Ten (10) years expertise in Human Useful resource Administration, of which not less than 2 years related worldwide work and a couple of years at a supervisory stage;
  • broad data of human sources administration with in-depth data of practices, procedures and processes in a number of of the next sub-functions: recruitment and promotion, coaching and govt improvement, compensation and advantages, labor relations and negotiation, HR info programs, analytics, reporting, monitoring, strategic and workforce planning, expertise administration, wage administration and monetary planning, pension and organizational design/place administration;
  • demonstrated sensible data of related employment legal guidelines, guidelines, rules, and rules with  deep understanding of alternatives and challenges distinctive to public sector administration and worldwide organizations;
  • data of change administration and organizational improvement, ideally in diversified and geographically dispersed public-sector and/or worldwide organizations;
  • Skill to steer on coverage and program improvement initiatives, perform consultations, produce choices and analysis impacts/dangers.


Be beneath 50 years previous. This provision doesn’t apply to inside candidates.


  • capability to steer in assigned programmes and tasks by offering the required managerial and operational experience required for the achievement of the group’s mandate;
  • capability to steer by instance and set up teamwork to encourage cooperation to attain focused outcomes, champion and construct momentum for change and to result in worker engagement;
  • capability to respect chain of command in an acceptable method;
  • wonderful self-management abilities, demonstrating ethics and integrity, confidentiality and displaying due regards for inside controls of guidelines, delegations and transparency;
  • capability to convey collectively complementary abilities/experience, assess particular person contributions and acknowledge/handle accomplishments and shortcomings in a way that brings continued success to the group;
  • data of program administration on the stage normally acquired from a certification in program administration.
  • capability to analysis benchmarks and tendencies to result in one of the best suggestions for the event and enchancment of packages/tasks that can finest serve the group/group;
  • well-developed networking and interpersonal abilities to hunt suggestions, info and knowledge from a community of execs from a number of international locations/sectors/organizations and to determine and prioritize probably the most important group necessities;
  • capability to handle and co-ordinate consumer administration initiatives and make suggestions;
  • capability to develop and implement finest practices in consumer providers;
  • capability to develop and implement stakeholder administration plans, packages and initiatives to acquire buy-in on new initiatives, to raised perceive dissenting views, to acquire sources and to extend perceptions of success.
  • capability to be diplomatic, tactful and respectful of different folks from diverse backgrounds, understanding various cultural views particularly inside West Africa with the power to transform variety into alternatives to enhance program/operational outcomes;
  • capability to create a various and inclusive interactive setting that advantages from various strengths bringing collectively progressive practices;
  • capability 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;
  • capability and duty for incorporating gender views and making certain the equal participation of men and women in all areas of labor;
  • capability 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;
  • data of the ECOWAS mandate, strategic plan/priorities in addition to the financial, political and social state of affairs and tendencies in Member States, as pertains to personal scope of labor;
  • data of ECOWAS finest practices, program administration approaches and analysis methods to steer and/or contribute to the event or evaluation of packages, tasks or initiatives;
  • data of the ECOWAS guidelines and procedures in an effort to appropriately interpret and apply directive or textual content, present technical recommendation, coach others and assess efficiency.
  • capability to investigate a state of affairs by utilizing indicators to evaluate the prices, advantages, dangers, and probabilities for achievement in making choices;
  • capability to drag collectively info from totally different sources to determine the reason for issues, penalties of different causes of motion, potential obstacles and methods to keep away from the issue sooner or later;
  • capability to interrupt down very advanced conditions/info into easy phrases to clarify suggestions and conclusions aimed toward fixing issues or bettering operations/packages/tasks;
  • capability 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 not efficient.
  • capability to speak with affect, clearly and concisely in a succinct and arranged method conveying credibility & confidence when making displays, setting expectations and explaining advanced points;
  • capability to hear intently and appropriately interpret messages from others and reply appropriately;
  • achieved technical writing and enhancing abilities;
  • exhibit energetic listening abilities to encourage stronger communication amongst staff members and to  drive worker engagement in all establishments and companies;
  • capability to provide constructive suggestions, present recognition, handle shortcomings and encourage direct stories to work at peak efficiency;
  • 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). Data of a further one will probably be an added benefit.
  • organizational and mission/program administration abilities with vital expertise figuring out timelines, targets, prices and sources essential to ship on operational/program/mission outputs according to end result based mostly administration method;
  • capability to set efficient objectives and targets for self, others, and the work unit and adjusting work or mission priorities in response to altering circumstances;
  • capability to make use of participatory method in mission planning and determine gaps affecting the achievement of program/mission expectations and to design and implement intervention plans required to construct the specified process;
  • capability to implement rigorous monitoring and analysis practices and to set in place common reporting schedules related to key outputs;
  • capability to plan, set up, management sources, and to adjust to insurance policies, procedures and protocols to attain particular objectives.


Essential Notes

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    They don’t seem to be to be construed as an exhaustive record of all duties, duties and abilities required of personnel so labeled.
    All personnel could also be required to carry out different duties along with these specified once in a while, as wanted
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