Ministry: Vacancies

LIST OF VACANCIES

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United Nations

 

UN - Panel of Experts on Yemen

United Nation invites member states to recommend qualified individuals to serve as experts on the Panel of Experts on Yemen, which is comprised of five experts, operates under the direction of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2140 (2014).

Nominations are sought for expert positions on the Panel of Experts on Yemen that will become vacant on 29th March 2020.

Recommended candidates should possess a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience, with a minimum of 3 years of field experience in the below mentioned relevant areas of expertise and competencies:

  •          Arms
  •          Armed groups
  •          Finance
  •          International humanitarian law
  •          Regional

The selection process will include an interview and other assessment methods to evaluate candidates’ suitability. Sanctions experts are selected on the basis of demonstrated expertise in the relevant area of work, experience and educational background, with due regards to equitable geographic representation and gender balance.

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations. For these position, fluency in English is required; knowledge of Arabic is an asset.

Appointment duration is in accordance with the mandate of the expert panel established by the Security Council. Experts are hired as consultants in line with the United Nation’s administrative instruction concerning consultants and individual contractors. For further information on the Panel of Experts, please visit: https://www.un.org/securitycouncil/sanctions/2140/panel-of-experts/work-and-mandate

Member States are invited to submit the names of curriculum vitae (CVs) of their nominated candidates, with contact information for 3 references, to the Security Council Affairs Division in the Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs, United Nations no later than 30 December 2019, through the following email address: sc-2140-committee@un.org In addition, member States should request their nominated candidates to apply online at:

https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=127385&Lang=en-US (arms),

https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=127388&Lang=en-US (finance),

https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=127389&Lang=en-US (international humanitarian Law),

https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=127390&Lang=en-US (regional),

 

 

International Maritime Organization (IMO)

The Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization has the honour to announce positions for Junior Professional Officers (JPO).

Nominations are currently being accepted for the following positions at IMO:

The Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization has the honour to announce positions for Senior Professional (SP).

Nominations are currently being accepted for the following positions at IMO:

 SP 19-07 Senior Professional, Office for the London Convention/Protocol and Ocean Affairs, Marine Environment Division

The closing date for receipt of Member State nominations: 1 March 2020

 SP 19-11 Senior Professional, Maritime Safety Division

The closing date for receipt of Member State nominations: 29 March 2020

 

 The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) 

ACP SECRETARIAT

POST TITLE: Head of Conference Services

GRADE: P5

Organizational Unit: Conference Services

DUTY STATION: Brussels, Belgium

REPORT TO: Assistant Secretary-General for the Department of Administration, Finance and Human Resources (AFHR)

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

The Head of Conference Services provides and manages conference, linguistic and logistical services for the ACP Secretariat and ACP Group in General, ensuring consistently high quality performance. He/she promotes a client oriented approach consistent with ACP rules and regulations.

MINIMUM ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Master’s Degree or equivalent in relevant modern languages, Administration, International Relations, or other related fields

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

A minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible professional experience in the area international conference organisation, at national and international level.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

Excellent command of English or French, and a good working knowledge of Portuguese or Spanish.

ELIGIBILITY FOR APPLICATION

Candidates for the post must be nationals of Member States of the ACP Group and must therefore attach a copy of their valid passport for proof of nationality.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications for this post should be sent to:

ACP Secretariat, 451 Avenue Georges Henri, 1200 Brussels – Belgium

Or by e-mail to: hr@acp.int and much reach the Secretariat not later than 22nd March 2020.

 Applications must be accompanied by an updated curriculum vitae completed in the format found at: https://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/editors/en/cv/compose

Kindly provide copies of degrees, diplomas, certificates and any other document attesting to the competence and professional experience of the candidate. Up-to-date reference letters for the past ten (10) years of work experience must be attached.

For enquiries regarding the application process, please contact the ACP Desk Officer at the Department of Foreign Affairs on 4 28 35 00.

Deadline: 22nd March 2020

 

POST TITLE: Conference Messenger

GRADE: GS 1

Organizational Unit: Conference Services

DUTY STATION: Brussels, Belgium

REPORT TO: Head of Conference Services

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

The Conference Messenger is responsible for the logistical arrangements of meetings. He/she takes care of all logistical arrangements to ensure that the conference rooms are prepared in keeping with the requisite format specific to individual ACP and ACP-EU meetings; displays participants; nameplates appropriately, ensures adherence to the selected seating order and provides participants and interpreters with the relevant meeting documents. The conference messenger sets up and assists in the use of IT equipment and any other audio-visual aids to facilitate presentations during meetings and conferences at the ACP Secretariat.

MINIMUM ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Secondary School Diploma or equivalent

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

At least two (2) years’ experience in basic administrative work, preferably in a public sector institution.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

Good command of English or French or Portuguese or Spanish. A working knowledge of at least one of the other three would be an added advantage.

ELIGIBILITY FOR APPLICATION

Candidates for the post must be EU Nationals and permanent residents. Candidates must therefore attach a copy of their valid passport for proof of nationality.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications for this post should be sent to:

ACP Secretariat, 451 Avenue Georges Henri, 1200 Brussels – Belgium

Or by e-mail to: hr@acp.int and much reach the Secretariat not later than 22nd March 2020.

Applications must be accompanied by an updated curriculum vitae completed in the format found at: https://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/editors/en/cv/compose

Kindly provide copies of degrees, diplomas, certificates and any other document attesting to the competence and professional experience of the candidate. Up-to-date reference letters for the past ten (10) years of work experience must be attached.

For enquiries regarding the application process, please contact the ACP Desk Officer at the Department of Foreign Affairs on 4 28 35 00.

Deadline: 22nd March 2020

 

POST TITLE: Assistant Secretary General

Organizational Unit: Political Affairs and Human Development

DUTY STATION: Brussels, Belgium

REPORT TO: Secretary-General of the ACP

 JOB DESCRIPTION:

  •  ACP Summits, Council of Ministers and Committee of Ambassadors: implementation of relevant plans of action, decisions, resolutions and declarations;
  • Georgetown Agreement: implementation of relevant provisions;
  • Cotonou Partnership Agreement: implementation of relevant provisions and periodic revisions of the Agreement; 
  • ACP Programmes and activities related to political affairs and human development: political dialogue, human rights, democratic principles, rule of law, good governance, civil society, conflict prevention and resolution, migration, culture, social and humanitarian issues and emergency aid.

MAIN DUTIES:

Under the authority of the Secretary-General, the Assistant Secretary-General in charge of Political Affairs and Human Development shall be responsible for the following tasks:

  1. Develop, implement and monitor the programme of activities, including: preparation for ACP consultations, joint ACP-EU negotiations, election observation and fact-finding missions, ACP and ACP-EU Parliamentary Assemblies;
  1. Provide guidance and technical support to the Committee of Ambassadors and relevant Sub-Committees and Working Groups and take appropriate follow-up action as decided by the Committee;
  1.  Coordinate the work programme within the Department;
  1. Ensure the implementation of the provisions of the ACP-EU Partnership Agreement within the purview of the Department and prepare for and coordinate the periodic revision of the Agreement;
  1. Identify, analyse and review, where appropriate, strategies that will assist ACP states to take the best possible advantage of developments on matters within the purview of the Department and make recommendations regarding appropriate action;
  1. Follow-up major developments within relevant regional and international organisations (including the UN, ICJ, ICC, OPCW, Peace and Security Council of the AU etc.) as well as relevant European Parliament Standing Committees on matters under the purview of the Department and collaborate with such organisations, as appropriate, to promote the interests of the ACP countries;
  1. Undertake functions relating to cross-cutting themes and any other duties assigned by the Secretary-General.

REQUISITE QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Master’s Degree or equivalent in International Relations, Law, Political Science, Social Sciences and/or related fields;
  1. A minimum of ten (10) years relevant professional experience, with an in-depth knowledge of political and institutional issues and the socio-cultural environment of ACP states and a sound knowledge of ACP-EU functional cooperation;
  1.  A good command of English or French or Portuguese or Spanish. A working knowledge of one of the other working languages of the ACP Group, would be an asset as a second language;
  1. Competence in the use of Information and Communication Technologies.

OTHER CRITERIA

  •          The candidate may be over 60 years of age as at the day he/she takes office;
  •          Should demonstrate good leadership and supervisory skills;
  •          Should be of good character and without a criminal record.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications for this post should be sent to:

Mr. Jean-Paul d’Offay, Director Regional Integration, International Cooperation and Regional Integration Division, Department of Foreign Affairs, Maison Quéau de Quinssy, Mont Fleuri.

Or by e-mail to: Jpdoffay@mfa.gov.sc and must reach the Department of Foreign Affairs not later than 6th March 2020.

Applications must be accompanied by an updated curriculum vitae.

Kindly provide copies of degrees, diplomas, certificates and any other document attesting to the competence and professional experience of the candidate. Up-to-date reference letters for the past ten (10) years of work experience must be attached.

For further enquiries regarding the application, please contact the ACP Desk Officer at the Department of Foreign Affairs on 4 28 35 00.

Closing date: 6th March 2020

 

COMESA - COMPETITION COMMISSION

 

The COMESA Competition Commission ("the Commission") is a regional body corporate established under Article 6 of the COMESA Competition Regulations (“the Regulations”) promulgated under Article 55 of the COMESA Treaty. The Commission is responsible for promoting competition and enhancing the welfare of consumers in the Common Market. The main functions of the Commission are to monitor markets and investigate anti-competitive business practices, control mergers and other forms of acquisitions in the Common Market and mediate disputes between the Member States concerning anti-competitive conduct. The Commission commenced its operations on 14th January, 2013 and is located in Lilongwe, Malawi. More information can be obtained from the Commission’s website http://www.comesacompetition.org/.

The Commission is looking to recruit suitably qualified nationals of the COMESA Member States to fill the following posts tenable at the Commission in Lilongwe, Malawi.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced professionals for the following positions:

 

S/N

NAME OF VACANT POSTS

GRADE

NO. OF POSTS

 1.0

Manager – Consumer Welfare & Advocacy

P4

1

 2.0

Senior Human Resources and Administration Officer

P3

1

 3.0

Accountant

P3

1

 4.0

Internal Auditor

P3

1

 5.0

Merger Analysts

P2

2

 6.0

Competition Analysts

P2

2

7.0 

Legal Officers

P2

2

 8.0

Consumer Welfare and Advocacy Officers

P2

2

 9.0

IT and Documentation Officer

P2

1

Follow the link for more information: https://www.comesacompetition.org/?cat=32

FORMAT AND FINAL DATE OF APPLICATIONS

Applications must be submitted to the Department of Foreign Affairs.

The applications MUST reach the Department by Friday 21st February, 2020.

Closing date: 21st February 2020

 

Commonwealth

An application pack including a job description and person specification, together with the summary terms and conditions of service applicable to the post, are attached. These documents are also available on the Commonwealth Secretariat’s website, http://thecommonwealth.org/iobs

Job Title: Adviser (Gender and Sustainable Development) 

Grade: F

Directorate: Economic, Youth and Sustainable Development

Reports To: Head of Gender Section

The Commonwealth’s commitment to gender equality, the Commonwealth Secretariat encourages applications from appropriately qualified women for this post. In making appointments, particularly to senior positions, the Secretary-General also takes into account the representational balance of staff from across the regions of the Commonwealth.

All applications for the post should include a curriculum vitae and two referees, accompanied by a short covering letter setting out their relevant experience and skills in relation to the competencies and other requirements for the post. All applications should be addressed to Human Resources, Commonwealth Secretariat. The closing date is Friday 28 February 2020 at 17:00 GMT.

Job Title: Economic Adviser – Trade Policy Analysis 

Division: Trade, Oceans and Natural Resources Directorate (TONR)

Grade: F

Reports To: Head of Section – International Trade Policy Section.

If you wish to be considered for this post, please ensure that you submit your curriculum vitae together with a covering letter setting out your experience and skills in relation to the person specification, competencies and other requirements for the post. Your application should be received no later than 28 February 2020 at 17:00 GMT.

Applications should be made via our online application system at http://thecommonwealth.org/jobs. 

The Recruitment Team The Commonwealth Secretariat E-mail: HQ-Recruitment@commonwealth.int