The NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency invites applicants who are citizens of African Union Member States for the post of Programme Officer, Policies and Institutions.
Under the supervision of the Head of the Natural Resources Governance and Food Security Programme, the Programme Officer (Policies and Institutions) will provide technical input and backstopping the planning and implementation of rural and agricultural transformation in pursuit of Agenda 2063 goals, Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) and NEPAD Blue Print on Rural Transformation. The focus is to support the strengthening systemic capacity with particular emphasis on institutional development, policy alignment and formulation, implementation and review.
Required Skills and Competencies
Education and Experience:
Candidates must have a minimum qualification of a Bachelors’ degree in a relevant field (e.g. Management, Capacity development, agribusiness, etc.). Candidates must have at least five (5) years of progressive field experience in the technical field with experience in international development organisation and/or public sector environment.
Application: To apply, please submit the following:
Remuneration: Indicative basic salary of US$29,287.00 per annum plus other entitlements e.g. Post Adjustment (57% of basic salary), Housing allowance ($21,196.80 per annum), Pension (19% of basic salary) in conformity with the rules and procedures applicable to internationally recruited staff of the African Union.
Applications must be received not later than Monday, June 5 2017 and should be addressed to:
Head of Human Resources
NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency
P O Box 1234
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.