Information Manager Job at Inter-Governmental Action Group Against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA)

Information Manager Job at Inter-Governmental Action Group Against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA)
The Inter-Governmental Action Group Against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) is seeking suitably qualified candidates to fill the post of Information Manager P4. 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: Information Manager P4
Vacancy Number: GAB-04-12
Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Duties and Responsibilities Information Manager P4
Under the direct supervision of the Director of Programmes and Projects and responsible for the coordination of the Communication and Advocacy Officer at the Secretariat, the incumbent is to head the Abidjan Information Centre and is responsible for developing active communication and advocacy activities relevant to effective implementation of AML/CFT measures and good governance principles in West Africa.

Qualifications & Skills
  • A minimum of first degree in Journalism, Communication Arts, International Relations, Social Science or any other related field with 7 years;
  • Proven experience in Communication and Advocacy or Master degree in relevant field with 8 years cognate experience for which at the international level or a minimum of eight (8) years at the national level;
  • Excellent knolwedge and good exposure to a range of media, public relations and advocacy issues;
  • Adaptability, innovation and ability to create network and strategically promote organizational goals and values;
  • Ability to undertake analysis of the political, social and economic environment;
  • Ability to plan, promote and set priorities on training.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills;
  • Excellent knowledge of either French, English or Portuguese and a working knowledge of a second language will be an advantage;
  • Excellent computer skills;
  • Ability to work in a team and respect for diversity.
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 étage 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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