Are you looking for a rewarding and challenging career in the African Union? Do you want to contribute to the creation of the Africa we want? If yes, then you are in luck! Thrive Opportunities is here to share with you some of the exciting job opportunities currently open at the African Union website https://jobs.au.int.
The African Union (AU) is a continental body composed of the 55 member states that make up the countries of the African continent. It was officially launched in 2002 as the successor to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU, 1963–1999). The AU offers you the opportunity to pursue a career in a rewarding and challenging work environment with great learning and development possibilities. In addition to the prospect of building a career within your field of expertise, working with the AU can offer a fulfilling environment that gives you satisfaction by providing the platform to contribute to the Grand Agenda 2063.
Below is a list of some of the professional opportunities to work for the AU that are currently open. You can find more details and apply online by visiting the links provided.
- Senior Legal Officer (ECOSOCC): This is a contract position for a senior legal officer at African Union, near Zambia. The senior legal officer will be responsible for providing legal advice and support to the ECOSOCC Secretariat on all matters relating to its mandate, functions, and activities. The senior legal officer will also draft and review legal documents, contracts, agreements, and memoranda of understanding; represent ECOSOCC in legal proceedings and negotiations; conduct legal research and analysis; and ensure compliance with AU rules, regulations, and policies. The senior legal officer should have a master’s degree in law or equivalent qualification and at least seven years of relevant experience. The senior legal officer should also have excellent knowledge of international law, human rights law, administrative law, and the AU legal framework, as well as strong skills in legal drafting, communication, negotiation, and problem-solving. The deadline for applying is November 23, 2023. You can apply here: https://zm.linkedin.com/jobs/view/senior-legal-officer-ecosocc-at-african-union-3739511631
- The African Union is seeking a Population & Social Statistics Expert (STATAFRIC) in Tunis, Tunisia, to work closely with the Population & Social Statistics Division to provide technical support for World Bank-funded projects. The role involves strengthening STATAFRIC’s capacity, coordinating project activities, and supporting capacity building in the areas of Population and Social statistics. Candidates should hold a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in relevant fields with 7 or 10 years of experience, respectively, and demonstrate knowledge of social statistics methodologies, management skills, and proficiency in statistical tools. The appointment is initially for one year, renewable based on performance and availability of funds, with a salary of US$92,845.25 for internationally recruited staff and US$77,914.75 for locally recruited staff annually. The deadline for applications is November 24, 2023, with a strong emphasis on gender mainstreaming and encouraging candidates from underrepresented countries within the African Union to apply. Apply here: https://jobs.au.int/job/Population-&-Social-Statistics-Expert%28STATAFRIC%29/781139602/#
These are just some of the job opportunities currently open at the African Union website https://jobs.au.int/go/African-Union-Commission-%28AUC%29/8541502/. You can find more jobs by visiting the website and filtering by division, duty station, department, or organ. You can also enter a keyword in the search field to find jobs that match your interests.
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