Administration and Finance Officer at African Union

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Job Description

  • Provide support in the follow up on the activities of the Unit, including monitoring and evaluation of progress made in line with a predefined strategic plan.
  • Suggest new and expand on existing policy areas for planned review and analysis.
  • Contribute in conducting analysis and generate accurate reports in a timely manner for the Office and the AU’s internal use.
  • Assist in setting the overall analysis of issues related to HR management.
  • Participate in the organization of relevant meetings, congresses and conferences with stakeholders.
  • Engage with relevant mid-level stakeholders and develop working relationships. Support the promotion of the activities of the Unit  including preparing leaflets, guidelines and fact sheets.
  • Assist in drafting reports and engage in the preparation of budget and work programmes related to the finance, HR and operations functions.
  • Provide technical support to internal and external stakeholders as required.

Job Requirements

  • A University Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Management from a recognized institution
  • Five (5) years relevant progressive work experience.
  • A combined experience in Government, NGO or similar multilateral, regional or international public institutions will be a good advantage.
  • A Masters level qualification in the above fields and two (2) years relevant work experience in the types of organizations listed above. Two (2) years out of the total work experience need to involve supervisory responsibility. Professional Qualification of ACCA, SIMA, CPA or other equivalent certification will be considered as an advantage.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to organize and motivate others and to work in a multicultural environment. Previous international experience is an advantage.
  • Excellent computer skills, especially Microsoft Office applications with focus on MS Excel, Internet Explorer etc. Work experience in accounting packages is required. Knowledge of SAP modules will be a preferred advantage.
  • Excellent planning and organization skills
  • Excellent negotiation, communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent ability to draft official communications and reports.
  • Proficiency in one of the African Union working languages is required. Knowledge of one or several other working language (s) of the African Union (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese or Spanish) would be an added advantage.

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