Job Vacancy For Junior Administrative Officer



Project Brief

The African Union (AU), established as a unique Pan African continental body, was charged with the responsibility to coordinate and provide overall guidance for the negotiations on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The AFCFTA Support Programme advises the latter.

Scope of the Role

The junior administrative officer is primarily responsible for providing basic technical support for the project and working in close collaboration with the project leads towards the achievement of project goals.

Your Tasks

• Organize conferences, workshops, trainings for the project including provision of logistics, preparation of the agenda, documents, and presentations, as well as writing of minutes.
• Make travel arrangements (hotels, flights, etc.), including reimbursement documents for travels.
• Coordinate purchase of equipment supplies and materials.
• Prepare the documentation for contracts, services and/or purchases.
• Participate in the planning, execution and documentation of meetings, workshops, seminars and other events held within the framework of the project.
• Comply with the regulations regarding accounting, contracts and purchases according to internal processes and rules (P&R) Organize and update archives and documentation in compliance of GIZ knowledge management, manage, check and update the inventory of project office.
• Perform other duties and tasks at the request of management.

Qualification Required & Experience

• BA/Bsc administration, social science or similar area
• Minimum of one (1) to two (2) years of relevant professional experience.
• Very good working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)
• Good organizational and writing skills.
• Experience in office management and administrative tasks
• Good interpersonal, management and communication skills
• Strong command of English language (both written and oral) is required; knowledge of German language is an asset.
• Ability to multitask and work under pressure.
• Rendering result orientated performance
• Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and suitable applicants are to forward their detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a one-page cover letter to:

[email protected]

under the Job Code 2021/AfCFTA/12/01. Please note if you do not hear from us two (2) weeks after the deadline, please consider
application unsuccessful.

Closing Date: 22 December, 2021

GIZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. All qualified candidates regardless of age, sex, ethnicity, race, and religion are encouraged to apply.