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Date: May 6, 2022

Location: Ghana, Ghana

Organization: African Union

AU Values  

            • Respect for Diversity and Team Work             • Think Africa Above all                     

            • Transparency and Accountability                    • Integrity and Impartiality                       

            • Efficiency and Professionalism                       • Information and Knowledge Shari

Organization Information

Reports to: Fleet Inspection & Controller
Directorate/Department :AHRMD
Division :
Number of Direct Reports: 0
Number of Indirect Reports: 0
Job Grade: GSB 7
Number of Positions: 03
Contract Type: Regular 
Location:Accra, Ghana

Purpose of Job

To provide general protocol services  to the AfCFTA

Main Functions

•    Provide timely operational support 
•    Implement operational activities as scheduled and report. 
•    Assist in the follow up on logistical arrangements, activity implementation and provision of updates. 
•    Liaise effectively with internal and external stakeholders. 
•    Follow up meeting decisions and correspondence outcomes and ensure their implementation. 
•    Prepare routine office communication and assist in compiling data and information for reporting purposes. 
•    Assist in the creation, improvement and maintenance of record and retrieval systems 
•    Follow up on provision and maintenance of office facilities and materials. 

Specific Responsibilities

•    Process Applications for Summary of main duties and responsibilities: 
•    Drive office vehicles and transport authorized personnel; 
•    Receive from and drop officials to the airport; 
•    Observe minimum Operating Security Standards (MOSS) and ensure compliance; collect and deliver official mails, documents, and other items; 
•    Take care of the day to day maintenance of assigned vehicles, check oil, water, battery and brakes; 
•    Maintain vehicle logbook and record all official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes and greasing; 
•    Comply with all the rules and regulations relating to the AfCFTA Secretariat’s management of vehicles planning and coordinating; 
•    Ensure that vehicle documents are available and valid; 
•    Perform other related duties as may be required

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

•    A minimum of high school certificate with a clean valid driver’s license, at least three (3) years of working experience as a driver in a registered international organization, national organization, or public service agency;
•    Defensive, VIP driving trainings and/or mechanical trainings and knowledge of computer office applications (MS Word and Excel e.t.c.) are an added advantage;

Required Skills

•    Ability to work under minimal supervision,
•    Proactive and can maintain confidentiality at all times. 
•    Integrity, flexible, committed and with ability to work in a multi-cultural work environment. 
•    Good time management, 
•    Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to perform multiple tasks and work under pressure with a wide range of individuals and institutions.
•    Proficiency in one of the AU official working languages (French, English, Portuguese, Arabic) and fluency in another AU language(s) is an added advantage;

Leadership Competencies

..Risk Awareness and Compliance

Core Competencies

..Teamwork and Collaboration
..Accountability awareness and Compliance
..Learning Orientation
..Communicating Clearly

Functional Competencies

..Trouble shooting
..Job Knowledge Sharing
..Task Focused
..Continuous Improvement Awareness


The appointment will be made on a regular term contract for a period of three (3) years, of which the first twelve months shall be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract will be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and deliverables.


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


Indicative basic salary of US$ 6,536.00 per annum GSB7 (Step 1) for locally recruited staff of the Commission.


Applications must be made not later than 6 June 2022.

Requisition ID: 1176