The NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency invites applicants who are citizens of African Union Member States for the post of Administrative Assistant.
Under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer of the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency (NPCA) or his/her delegate, the Administrative Assistant Development will provide specialised and function-specific support in their respective fields in the administration and management of the Office of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).. The Administrative Assistant will provide overall administrative and logistical support; prepare, vet and finalize documents for transmission and dissemination; develop and apply templates for records management systems; respond to correspondence; take responsibility for preparation and organization of meetings, conferences and workshops; and follow up on actions.
Required Skills and Competencies
Education and Experience:
Candidates for administrative assistant positions are expected to possess a minimum qualification of a College Diploma or Certificate in General Administration, Office Administration, Secretarial Studies, Management, Communication, Information Management System, Linguistics or related disciplines. A university degree and appropriate professional qualification in these fields will be an added advantage. Candidates must have a minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience in a public sector institution or an international organization.
Application: To apply, please submit the following:
Remuneration: An indicative basic salary of US$14,852.00 per annum plus other entitlements such as post adjustment (57% of basic salary), housing allowance, and pension (19% of gross salary) among others in conformity with the rules and procedures applicable to internationally recruited staff of the African Union.
Applications must be received not later than Monday, 3 April 2017 and should be addressed to:
Head of Human Resources
NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency
P O Box 1234
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.