African Union Assistant Electrical - Mechanical Technician Jobs in Ethiopia

African Union Assistant Electrical - Mechanical Technician Jobs in Ethiopia

Background Information

The African Union, established as a unique Pan African continental body, is charged 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 regular post of Assistant Electrical & Mechanical Technicianin the Directorate of Conference Management and Publications,
Printing Unit of the African Union Commission.

Job Description Summary

  • Perform installation, troubleshooting, maintain and repair all electrical and/or mechanical operating equipment
    in the Printing Plant as well as office equipment in the Commission.
  • Constantly monitor the level of operation for all equipment.
  • Keep records of servicing, repairs of all equipment spare parts consumption and inventory of
    parts, tools and equipment.

    Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Under the overall supervision of the Director of Conference Management and Publications and direct supervision of the Senior Publishing & Reproduction Officer, the incumbent is required to perform the following
  • Install new machines/equipment and troubleshoot;
  • Maintain and repair all equipments in the printing unit and office equipment of the Commission;
  • Repair & maintain printing machineries and overall office machineries in the commission;
  • Prepare list of required spare parts for all office machinery and printing equipment;
  • Prepare a monthly and weekly preventive Maintenance program for all photocopy machines in the commission.
  • Perform any other tasks as directed by the director and/ or immediate supervisor.

    Educational Qualifications:
  • A minimum of Diploma in Electrical or Mechanical field ;

    Professional Experience:
  • At least 5 years of industrial job experience in maintenance of heavy duty printing plant machineries and photocopy machines.

    Other Relevant Skills
  • Excellent computer literacy
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent technical and communication skills.
  • Excellent drafting and reporting skills;
  • Good knowledge of the workings of international organizations;
  • Capacity to work under pressure and
    in a multicultural environment;
  • Must be proactive in carrying out assigned duties
  • Must have good time management abilities

    Languages Requirement


  • 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.

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

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

    How to Apply
  • Applications must be made through the AUC E-recruitment Website no later than 25 June 2019.
  • Attach detailed and updated curriculum vitae/resume including three (3) referees with good knowledge.
  • Of candidate’s work, please, provide referees’ contact details – telephone and e-mail addresses.
  • Copy of valid passport.
  • Certified copies of educational qualifications – degrees, diplomas and certificates, where applicable (Not
  • More than 5 Documents in PDF Format, and not exceeding 1 MB).
  • Please be aware that only complete applications will be considered.
  • Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Applications are pre-screened by the system according to the published requirements of the job opening on the basis of the information provided in the application.
  • In relation to the requirements of the job opening, applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their qualifications, including their education, work
    experience, and language skills.
  • Each applicant must bear in mind that submission of incomplete or inaccurate applications may render that applicant ineligible for consideration for the job opening.
  • Initial screening and evaluation of applications will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted.
  • Applications cannot be amended following submission.
  • Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to a
    reference-checking process to verify the information provided in the application.
  • Directorate of Administration and Human Resources Management

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th June 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; African Union Assistant Electrical - Mechanical Technician Jobs in Ethiopia

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