African Union Director General Jobs in Ethiopia

African Union Director General Jobs in Ethiopia



• Assists the Chairperson and the Commission to drive the delivery of the annual goals and targets that the Chairperson will present to the Executive Council each year in line with Assembly Decision;

• Establishes annual performance targets for the Commission;

• Co-ordinates the preparation of the Chairperson of the Commission’s annual performance report for consideration by the Executive Council reflecting the overall Commission Performance in its different directorates, in terms of budget, programme’s execution and conformity to plans;

• Convenes portfolio director’s meetings in order to monitor and track progress in the delivery of the Commission’s annual work plan performance targets;

• Convenes service directors meetings in order to monitor and track progress in the delivery of the Commission’s annual work plan performance targets;

• Reports to the Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson on progress and challenges in the implementation of the annual work plan;

• Assists the Chairperson in co-ordinating the work of Directorates and Offices that fall under his/her responsibility and acts as second supervisor to Directors and Heads of autonomous Units that report to the Chairperson of the Commission;

• Perform any other duties assigned by their supervisor.


Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Master’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Law, Finance, Management, International Relations or in a related field from a recognized institution plus fifteen (15) years of relevant professional experience with at least ten (10) years served in a senior management role preferably in an inter-governmental organization or national government/public service, international or regional institution, and a minimum of five (5) years of supervisory experience


    Required Skills

    • Ability to use strong managerial delegation, political tact and supervisory skills to achieve documented objectives

    • Ability to work effectively with people from various backgrounds and create an environment where
    diversity is respected

    • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with top level stakeholders

    • Ability to identify key strategic opportunities and risks

    • Ability to actively seek, identify and apply appropriate technology to improve programme delivery

    • Ability to delegate the appropriate responsibility, accountability and decision-making authority with regard to performance management and professional development

    • Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese and Spanish) fluency in another AU language is an added advantage

    Required Skills

    • Managerial delegation, political tact and supervisory skills to achieve documented objectives.

    • Ability to work effectively with people from various backgrounds and create an environment where diversity is respected.

    • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with top level stakeholders.

    • Ability to identify key strategic opportunities and risks.

    • Ability to actively seek, identify and apply appropriate technology to improve program delivery.

    • Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese and Spanish) and fluency in another AU language(s) is an added advantage.

    Leadership Competencies

  • Strategic Perspective

  • Developing Others

  • Driving Change

  • Managing Risk

    Core Competencies

  • Building Relationships

  • Responsibility

  • Learning Orientation

  • Communicating with impact

    Functional Competencies

  • Conceptual Thinking and Problem Solving

  • Job Knowledge

  • Drive for Results

  • Innovation and taking initiative

    How to apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; African Union Director General Jobs in Ethiopia


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