The African Union, established as a unique Pan African continental body, icharged with spearheading Africa’s rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the peoples of Africa and African States as well as developing a new partnership worldwide.
Its Headquarters is
located in Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia. In seeking to achieve these objectives, the African Union intends
to strengthen its capacity to deliver by, among others, the implementation of new organization structure and the
filling of regular and short-term vacant posts.
The Commission of the African Union invites applicants who are citizens of Member States for the short-term posts of Prototocal Assistant in the department of Peace and Security of the African Union Commission Organization
To provide appropriate protocol services to AU Officials and other visitors for the organization.
Qualifications for the Protocol Assistant Job
- Candidates must have minimum of Diploma in Management or Administration from a recognized educational institution. Higher relevant academic qualifications in Public or International Relations/Diplomacy will be an added advantage.
- A minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience, in clerical or protocol/public relations duties, preferably in an international organization.
- Proficiency in one of the African Union working languages (Arabic, English, French and Portuguese) is required.
- Knowledge of one or more of the other AU working languages would be an added advantage.
The salary attached to the position is a fixed monthly lump sum of US$ 41,520.34 (GSA5 Step 5) inclusive of all allowances for internationally recruited staff, and US$ 18,569.00 inclusive of all allowances for locally recruited staff.