MASSIVE RECRUITMENT AT ECOWAS; LANGUAGE ASSISTANT

ECOWAS Parliament was established by the ECOWAS Revised Treaty of 1993 as one of the Institutions of the Community. The Parliament is the Assembly of the peoples of the Community.

The Administrative Secretariat of the Parliament is headed by a Secretary-General, and consists of two Directorates: the Directorate of Administration and Finance, and the Directorate of Parliamentary Affairs and Research. A number of job vacancies exist at the ECOWAS Parliament for which applications are hereby invited.

INSTITUTION : ECOWAS PARLIAMENT

DIRECTORATE : PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS & RESEARCH

POSITION TITLE : LANGUAGE ASSISTANT

GRADE/STEP : G4-1

DURATION : ONE YEAR CONTRACT

DUTY STATION : HEAD OFFICE, ABUJA

SUPERVISOR : CO-ORDINATOR/INTERPRETER

SUPERVISING : NIL

OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

To assist the Head of Division in co-ordinating language services in support of the work of the Parliament.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Receives on behalf of the Division all documents intended for translation.

  2. Registers documents received and transfers them to the appropriate officer for action.

  3. Keeps record of all documents translated for future reference.

  4. Transmits documents translated to the requesting source.

  5. Assists in preparing contracts for hired Translators and Interpreters.

  6. Performs any other functions as may be assigned from time-to-time.

QUALIFICATIONS

A minimum of a West African School Certificate or equivalent certificate in an administrative speciality.

EXPERIENCE

Five (5) years relevant work experience.

ANNUAL SALARY

The position is on Grade G4-1 with an Annual Salary of UA9,894, equivalent to US$15,611.

Eligibility

Only citizens of ecowas Member States are eligible for appointment in ecowas Institutions and Agencies. General Service positions are open to only candidates resident in the host country of the Institution. In the case of permanent positions, only candidates whose age is less than fifty (50) years at the time of appointment are eligible for consideration.

APPLICATION CLOSES ON 22 June 2017.

To apply, click HERE to download the Job application form, fill it and send it as an attachment to the following email address: gstaffparlrecruit@ecowas.int with your CV.

All the BEST!!!

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