the African Union (AU)
The African Union (AU) is a continental body consisting of the 55 member states that make up the countries of the African Continent. It was officially launched in 2002 as a successor to the Organization of African Unity (OAU, 1963-1999). We are an Integrated, Prosperous and Peaceful Africa, driven by its own citizens and representing a dynamic force in the global arena.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Senior Programme Officer, Continental & Global Governance Programmes (APRM)
Requisition ID: 1646
Location: Midrand, South Africa
Reports to: Head of Monitoring & Evaluation of Continental & Global Governance Programmes
Directorate/Department/Organ: African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM)
Division: Monitoring & Evaluation of Continental & Global Governance Programmes
Number of Direct Reports: 0
Number of Indirect Reports: 0
Job Grade: P3
Number of Positions: 1
Contract Type: Regular
Purpose of Job
To assist the Head of Continental and Global Governance Programme Division in the implementation of the Division activities for the attainment of its objectives.
Assisting the Head of Division in initiating activities pertinent to global & continental Governance Programs and Projects at the APRM Secretariat with special focus on SDG 16 and SDG 17 (Effective, strong and efficient institutions) and peaceful societies.
Drafting chapters and providing analysis to the APRM reports including Africa Governance Report and other knowledge products on Agenda 2063 and SDGs, particularly SDG 16, SDG 17, SDG 1 Poverty and SDG 3 health& governance, SDG 5 -Gender equality
Assisting the Head of Division in following- up collaboration with International organizations including UN Institutions, AUC and other AU organs, and RECs to harmonize APRM engagement for the attainment of SDGs and Agenda 2063 in Africa
Reporting to the Head of Division- M&E of Global and Continental Governance Programs and liaise with other Division’s team within the Directorat of M&E or another Directorate whenever necessary.
Consolidating Reports, chapters of reports or data on different knowledge documents pertinent to Agenda 2030 and Agenda 2063
Reviewing invitation letters, agendas and other relevant necessary paperwork for the Division activities,
Coordinating regional meetings, workshops and training on SDGs and Agenda 2063 including the VNRs and South-South Cooperation.
Assisting the Head of division in implementing peer-learning, capacity building, and sharing of experience/expertise among AU Member States for the VNRs preparations, OECD-APRM Governance Program, and UN CEPA Principles.
Assisting the Head of Division in following-up on Member States' reporting on both agendas through the APRM National Governance Councils and Secretariats in AU Member States and raising awareness on the SDGs and Agenda 2063 M&E and Reporting tools.
Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience
Master’s Degree in Political Science, Development Studies, Public Policy, Social Sciences, or other related disciplines with 7 years progressively responsible experience of which 3 years at expert level relevant to good governance, development, and international cooperation domain. Or
Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, Development Studies, Public Policy, Social Sciences, or other related disciplines with 10 years progressively responsible experience oe which 3 years at expert level relevant to good governance, development, and international cooperation domain.
Experience in managing projects and programs related to Agenda 2030 and Agenda 2063 will be an added advantage.
Conscientious in observing deadlines and achieving results
Familiarity with international and AU regional policy processes and policy analysis in the relevant area
Proficiency in one of the AU working languages, fluency in another AU language is an added advantage
Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish) and fluency in another AU language is an added advantage
Accountable and Complies with Rules
Communicating with Influence
Job Knowledge Sharing
Drive for Results
Continuous Improvement Orientation
Tenure of Appointment
The appointment will be made on a regular term contract for a period of three (3) years, of which the first twelve months shall be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract will be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and deliverables.
The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
Indicative basic salary of US$ 37,453.00 (P3 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (57% of basic salary), a Housing allowance of US$ 21,832.68 (per annum), and education allowance (100% of tuition and other education-related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$ 10,000.00 per child per annum), for internationally recruited staff and a maximum of $3,300 per child per annum for locally recruited staff.
Application Closing Date
28th March, 2023.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Only candidates who have met all the requirements of the post and have been selected for an interview will be contacted.
Only applications registered online with a complete curriculum vitae (CV) attached will be considered.
The Africa Union is an equal opportunity employer and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
To apply for this job please visit jobs.au.int.