Technical Assistant AUC System and Methods

The Technical Assistant provides strategic advice to the Bureau of the DCP on improved AUC systems & methods, especially in the area of financial and audit systems as well as partner cooperation.

He/she will provide continuous advice to the DCP and the Deputy Chief of Staff.

He/she will think strategically ahead, identify gaps and areas to take action and promote change.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support introduction of Results Based Budgeting (RBB) and work to this end closely with Directorates Strategic Planning, Programming, Monitoring and Evaluation & Resource Mobilization (SPPMRM) and Programming, Budgeting, Finance and Accounting (PBFA);

  • Work closely with concerned Directorates on introducing Results Based Planning, Implementation and Reporting for Peace Support Operations;

  • In close collaboration with the Office of Internal Audit and PBFA ensure financial rules and procedures are regularly updated;

  • Monitor performance of the Integrated Management Information System (IMIS – SAP ERP system and advice on proper implementation;

  • Act as Head of the Secretariat of the Audit Review and Implementation Committee;

  • Follow up implementation of internal and external audit recommendations;

  • Act as technical contact point for partner issues to be dealt with by the Office of the DCP;

  • Support smooth implementation of Programs and Projects and further support development of systems and methods for improved management, coordination and reporting of partner funds.


  • Candidates must have at least a Masters degree or higher in Economics, Public Administration, Finance or Accounting or equivalent.

  • Candidates must have at least 15 years of relevant professional experience, 3 of which should be in a senior management level.

  • Operational experience in Results Based Budgeting and audit systems, experience with partner cooperation and in international organisations, experience in institutional capacity building and change management and training, and computer literate in MS Office as well as in depth knowledge in applying modern finance & accounting software will be an added advantage.

  • Proficiency in one of the African Union working languages is a requirement. Knowledge of one or more of the other AU working languages would be an added advantage.

  • Must be preferably between the age of 35 and 50 years.

    Application Deadline: 19th September

    For more information and application, visit: Technical Assistant AUC System and Methods Website

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