The African Union, established as a unique Pan African continental body, is charged with spearheading Africa’s rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the peoples of Africa and African States as well as developing a new partnership worldwide. Its Headquarters is
located in Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia.
In seeking to achieve these objectives, the African Union intends to strengthen its capacity to deliver by, among others, the implementation of new organization structure and the filling of regular and short-term vacant posts. The Commission of the African Union invites applicants who are citizens of Member States
JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY:
The Communication Officer under the supervision of the Director AU-IBAR shall be responsible for providing
strategic guidance on the Communications activities of AU-IBAR
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The duties and responsibilities of the incumbent shall include the following:
• Provide strategic guidance on the communication activities of AU-IBAR including coordination,
advocacy and communication strategies, planning and implementation.
• Work closely with the knowledge management officer, information systems officer, the webmaster and
Projects and Programmes Unit (PPU) to develop and/or update the information, communication and knowledge
management strategy based on AU-IBAR’s strategic plan.
• Provide advocacy, communication and social mobilization support to AU-IBAR projects and activities to
promote Information sharing and Communication: and assure maximum visibility of AU-IBAR through.
QUALIFICATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE
Knowledge of relevant computer applications including Communication
Ability to influence a team of professionals from diverse professional and cultural backgrounds.
• Ability to plan and organize work within a project and ability to make timely decisions.
BENEFITS AND SALARIES
Indicative basic salary of US$ 31,073.00 (P2 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post
adjustment (42% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$ 18,585.00 (per annum), 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), etc. for internationally recruited staff of the Commission.
How to Apply
All applications must reach the African Union Commission not later than 6th August 2018 through the AU
Commission’s online Applications Recruitment on this platform