African Union Protocol Officer (AfCFTA) Jobs in Ghana

African Union Protocol Officer (AfCFTA) Jobs in Ghana

Purpose of Job

Support the development and deliver a range of protocol activities during events such as training/information seminars, conferences, publicity events, dinners and luncheons in line with protocol policies, strategies and programmes within the AfCFTA Secretariat

Main Functions

  • Assist on the following up on the activities of the division, including monitoring and evaluating progress made in line with a predefined strategic plan;

  • Provide support in implementation of programs, policies and procedures within the division;

  • Assist in conducting analysis and generate accurate reports in a timely manner for the respective Unit/Division and AU’s internal use;

  • Provide support to senior officers in setting the overall research direction of a relevant policy area;

  • Participate in the organisation of relevant meetings, congresses and conferences with stakeholders;

  • Assist in engagement with relevant mid-level stakeholders and develop relationships as may be delegated;

  • Support the promotion of the activities of the Division including preparing leaflets, guidelines and fact sheets;

  • Provide technical support to internal and external stakeholders.

    Specific Responsibilities

  • Assist in the preparation of protocol information guidelines for delegates and participants of AfCFTA meetings on the modalities of accreditation and seating plans

  • Assist in the preparation of the Diplomatic list of State Parties of the AfCFTA and keep protocol related documents of historical value and ensure their periodical update

  • Assist in securing and maintaining ceremonial items such as Mast flags; desk flags, car pennant and name plates of Member States are properly procured and correctly used in appropriate places

  • Provide protocol assistance to staff and handle in-house and external enquiries

  • Undertake Airport duties of welcoming/and seeing-off VIPs and
    other personalities at the airport, VIP lounge arrangements, etc…

  • Maintains working relationship with airline personnel, immigration and custom officers under the guidance of the Manager;

  • Oversees the work of the staff under his supervision;

  • Oversees the processing of Exit Visas for the departing staff;

  • Perform other duties as may be assigned

    Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations and Diplomacy, Public Administration, Humanities or any other related discipline with 2 years of relevant work experience

    Required Skills

  • Oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent analytical thinking and problem solving skills

  • Planning and organizational skills

  • Ability to successfully manage ambiguity

  • Ability to work across business units / geographies; cultural sensitivity

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

  • Oral Interview

  • Strategic Insight..

  • Developing Others

  • Change Management

  • Managing Risk

    Core Competencies

  • Teamwork and Collaboration..

  • Accountable and Complies with Rules..

  • Learning Orientation

    Functional Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving

  • Job Knowledge and information sharing

  • Drive for result:

  • Continuous Improvement Focus

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; African Union Protocol Officer (AfCFTA) Jobs in Ghana

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