Giaba Vacancy 2012 for Principal Administration and Human Resources Officer

Giaba Vacancy 2012 for Principal Administration and Human Resources Officer

The Inter-Governmental Action Group Against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) is seeking suitably qualified candidates to fill the post of Principal Administration and Human Resources Officer P5. The duty station for this post is Dakar, Senegal except that the Information Officer which is Abidjan. The deadline for submission of applications is 30 July 2012. More details are given below.

Position Name: Principal Administration and Human Resources Officer P5
Vacancy Number: GAB-04-12

Qualifications & Skills
  • A first degree in Social Sciences or Business Administration from a recognised University and a Post Graduate Degree in Management/Administration or equivalent;
  • At least 10 years of progressively responsible experience in administration, experience with a regional or international organisation is desirable;
  • Ability to apply knowledge of various ECOWAS administrative, financial and human resources policies, regulations and procedures in work situations;
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills (oral and written), which requires good judgment, tact and diplomacy;
  • Demonstrated leadership ability;
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a multinational environment and with a diverse group of people and organisations at the national, regional and international levels;
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize work load, set and meet deadlines, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and attend to details;
  • Abililty to use a wide range of office automation equipment;
  • Knowledge of advanced computer packages is essential;
  • Demonstrated pratical knowledge in Administration;
  • Knowledge of ECOWAS administrative procedures would be an added advantage.
General Information
The selection criteria will be based on the ECOWAS regulations; and whilst efforts would be made to ensure geographical and gender balance, merit will not be compromised in the process. Nevertheless, women are particularly encouraged to apply. Service in GIABA is guided by the ECOWAS Rules and Regulations. Thus, all posts have attractive remuneration and conditions of service comparable to many international organisations.

How to Apply
All candidates must be proven citizens of ECOWAS Member States. Whilst proficiency in one of the Community Languages (English, French and Portuguese) is the basic requirement, a working knowledge of a second community language will be an added advantage. A minimum ICT knowledge is required for eligibility to all posts. Candidates above the age of fifty years are not eligible for recruitment. Interested persons are requested to summit their written applications addressed to:
The Director General,
Inter-Governmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA),
Immeuble A, 1er ├ętage Av. Cheikh Anta DIOP X Canal IV,
Complexe SICAP, Point E,
BP 32400, Ponty-Dakar, Senegal
Please indicate clearly the position for which you are applying. Preferably applicants are strongly advised to send their applications by email to Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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