Inter-Institutional Liaison Officer Job at ECOWAS Parliament - Career Opportunity in Ghana
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Vacancy title:
Inter-Institutional Liaison Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

ECOWAS Parliament

Deadline of this Job:
13 April 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Ghana , Abuja - Nigeria , West Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, February 16, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Under the supervision of the Secretary General, the incumbent shall assist in monitoring developments in sister Parliamentary Institutions, maintain relations with them and help develop the international Parliamentary fraternity.

Job Responsibilities:
• Monitor developments in the National Assemblies of Member States and bring issues to the attention of the Secretary General for action;
• Monitor developments in other Regional Parliaments and bring lessons to the attention of the Secretary General;
• Monitor developments in inter-Parliamentary unions and bring needed actions to the attention of the Secretary General;
• Keep a calendar of the activities of Parliament’s associate bodies and draw attention of the Parliament’s involvement long in advance;
• Keep records of Parliament’s relations with all National Assemblies, Regional Parliaments and inter-Parliamentary bodies.
• Any other duties as may be assigned

• Ability to motivate self and/or others to engage in and successfully complete tasks at hand;
• demonstrated experience leading conversations that will either provide participants with new information, ideas or awareness or elicit feedback;
• ability to positively influence co-workers when faced with challenges and work problems to help trigger solutions and build confidence;
• ability to respect chain of command in an appropriate manner;
• ability to lead in the management of own career and performance and to seek assistance/coaching when required.
• well-developed client service skills including a positive attitude, creative thinking skills, good work ethic, teamwork experience, time management skills, flexibility;
• ability to take initiative to resolve problems and improve quality and/or quantity of work by identifying alternative solutions and discussing appropriateness/approach with supervisor;
• strong desire to help others and capacity to empathize to generate mutual understanding;
• ability to work as part of a team in supporting and addressing the needs of clients and stakeholders

Job Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in International Relations, Political Science, Public Administration or a related field from a recognized University.
• 2 years of progressively responsible professional working experience in political science, political affairs, international relations, law, mediation, conflict resolution, or related area is required;
• knowledge and understanding of ECOWAS agency or institutional mandate, international theories, concepts and developments and ECOWAS strategies, including cooperation with Member-States and international organizations;
• knowledge and understanding of ECOWAS agency/institution’s relations with national and regional agencies, International organizations and other international and diplomatic institutions;
• Ability to liaise between ECOWAS members and Staff with the government of the country of residence, in focus areas;
• Be below 50 years old. This provision does not apply to internal candidates

Job Education Requirements: Degree

Job Experience Requirements: 2 years

Work Hours: 8


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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Ghana
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 13 April 2021
Duty Station: Abuja
Posted: 16-02-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 16-02-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 16-02-2045
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