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PROJECT OFFICER (STATAFRIC) [TUNIS, TUNISIA]   DETAILS

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Project Officer (STATAFRIC) [Tunis, Tunisia]


POSTED BY: AFRICA UNION
REF:AU 672
Date Published:24 October 2023
Date of Expiration:21 April 2024
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LOCATION OF THIS JOB
 Tunisia |  TUNIS in Tunisia
INDUSTRY
Africa Regional Economic Communities
JOB TYPE
Full-Time
MAIN JOB DESCRIPTION
ORGANIZATION INFORMATION
Requisition ID: 2038
Date Posted: Oct 23, 2023
Closing; November 23, 2023 11h59 p.m. EAT.
Organization: African Union
Reports to: Executive Director of STATAFRIC
Directorate/Department/Organ: STATAFRIC
Division : Office of Executive Director of STATAFRIC
Number of Direct Reports: 0
Number of Indirect Reports: 0
Job Grade: P2
Number of Positions: 1
Contract Type: Fixed-Term
Location: Tunis, Tunisia

AU VALUES
1. Respect for Diversity and Team Work
2. Think Africa Above all
3. Transparency and Accountability
4. Integrity and Impartiality
5. Efficiency and Professionalism
6. Information and Knowledge Shari

PURPOSE OF JOB
1. Reporting to the Executive Director of STATAFRIC and the Project Manager, the Project Officer will be responsible for the day-to-day management and implementation of the World Bank funded Projects implemented by STATAFRIC, provide inputs on administrative matters related to projects implementation as per the project operations manual and the financial agreement.
2. He/She is the reference person for administration in each work stream.
3. He/She assists in the organization of activities with service providers (for goods and services).

The 3 major projects funded by the World Bank are:
1. Harmonizing and Improving Statistics in West Africa Project (HISWA)
2. Eastern Africa Regional Statistics Program-for-Results (EARSPforR)
3. Harmonizing and Improving Statistics in West and Central Africa (HISWACA)

MAIN FUNCTIONS
1. Strengthen STATAFRIC capacity as Project Implementing Unit,
2. Improve governance environment for project implementation by STATAFRIC.
3. Assist for the Planning, managing and supervise the monitoring and evaluation of the implementation of the 3 World Bank projects components using a results-based logical framework matrix in which for each component, goods and services and their related activities are aligned with their performance indicators including baseline and target, source of verification, assumptions and risks, and mitigation measures.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Responsible for day-to-day management and implementation of Projects activities .
2. Provide an overview of the World Bank funded projects implemented by STATAFRIC to ensure t timely and efficient .
3. Coordinate appointments, meetings and travel arrangements related to the World Bank funded projects
4. Responsible for the management of projects’ files and records
5. Prepare correspondences, executive summary, reports, briefing papers, and other documents as required;
6. Liaise effectively with internal and external stakeholders;
7. Monitor meetings and correspondences outcomes and decisions and follow up on their implementation;
8. Prepare and participate in various meetings and take minutes and reports
9. Perform any other duties that may be assigned to him/her by the Project Coordinator/Executive Director.
REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS JOB
ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS AND RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
1. Master’s Degree in Management, Administration, Finance, Project Management or any related field with at least two (2) years relevant work experience.
OR
2. A Bachelor Degree in Management, Administration, Finance, Project Management or any related field with at least three (3) years of relevant work experience.

REQUIRED SKILLS
1. Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools
2. Management experience and excellent interpersonal skills
3. Analytical and problem-solving skills
4. Critical thinking skills
5. Excellent communication skills and ability both orally and in writing
6. Excellent report writing and presentation
7. Sound planning and organizational skills
8. Ability to negotiate diplomatically
9. Ability to delegate the appropriate responsibility, accountability and decision-making authority with regard to performance management and professional development
10. Conscientious in observing deadlines and achieving results
11. Familiarity with international and regional definition, methodologies and standards in the relevant area
12. Proficiency in one of the AU working languages, fluency in another AU language is an added advantage

Leadership Competencies
1. Strategic Insight...
2. Managing Risk...
Core Competencies
1. Building Relationship...
2. Foster Accountability Culture

Functional Competencies
Drive for result...

TENURE OF APPOINTMENT:
The Appointment will be made on a fixed term contract for a period of one (1) year, of which the first three (3) months will be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract may be renewed for a similar period subject to funding availability, satisfactory performance and agreed deliverables.

GENDER MAINSTREAMING:
The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

REMUNERATION:
The salary attached to the position is an annual lump-sum of US$ 80,975.58 (P2 Step 5) inclusive of all allowances for internationally recruited staff, and US$ 66,045.08 inclusive of all allowances for locally recruited staff of the African Union Commission.

Applications must be submitted no later than November 23, 2023 11h59 p.m. EAT.
• Only candidates who meet all job requirements and are selected for interviews will be contacted.
• Consideration will be given only to those candidates who have submitted a fully completed online application with a curriculum vitae (CV), an African passport, and the required academic qualifications, such as Diplomas, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees and any relevant certificate in line with the area of expertise.
• The African Union is an equal opportunity employer, and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
• Candidates from less represented countries within the African Union are strongly encouraged to apply for positions that fit their profiles. These countries include Algeria, Angola, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Namibia, Niger, Sahrawi D.R., Sao Tome and Principe., Seychelles, Somalia and Tunisia.



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