Senior Policy Officer – Political & Legal Matters (AUABC) at African Union January, 2023
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Reports to: Executive Secretary of the African Union Advisory Board against Corruption
Directorate/Department: African Union Advisory Board against Corruption
Division: African Union Advisory Board against Corruption
Number of Direct Reports: 0
Number of Indirect Reports: 0
Number of Positions: 1
Job Grade: P3
Contract Type: Regular
Location: Arusha, Tanzania
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Purpose of Job
African Union Advisory Board against Corruption (AUABC) is an
autonomous organ of the African Union that was established in terms of
Article 22 of the African Union Convention on Preventing and Combating
The main mandate of the Board is to promote and
encourage the adoption of measures and actions by State Parties to
prevent, detect, punish and eradicate corruption and related offences in
Africa as well as to follow-up on the application of those measures and
submit a report to the Executive Council on a regular basis on the
progress made by each State Party in complying with the provisions of
In seeking to achieve these objectives, the African
Union Commission invites qualified and competent applicants who are
citizens of the African Union Member States to submit their applications
for the position of Senior Policy Officer- Political & Legal
Matters attainable at the AUABC located in Arusha, Tanzania.
Secretariat of the Board is mainly in charge of providing substantive
technical, professional, administrative and logistical support to the
• Provide intellectual and
analytical input to advance the work of the African Union Advisory Board
against Corruption, as well as enhancing the role of civil society in
governance processes, local governance and corporate issues;
Assist in developing and maintaining appropriate working relations with
AU Organs and partners of the African Union on issues relating to the
fight against corruption and good governance;
governmental authorities, the African Union and other national and
international organizations in preventing and combating corruption;
Conceive and organize seminars, workshops and other related
activities in the field of governance and combating corruption with
• Draft speeches, talking points, report activities and specific missions;
Provide advice on democracy, rule of law and good governance issues,
including providing input into official communications, statements and
• Liaise with AU Regional Offices on democracy and good governance issues; and
• Perform any other relevant tasks assigned by supervisor.
Contribute to enhanced legal framework to combat corruption through
State Party Reviews as well as spearheading activities under the African
Anti-Corruption Methodology and Tool;
• Contribute to
strengthened capacity of State Parties to combat corruption by
conducting capacity building programmes with National Anti-Corruption
• Contribute to enhanced outreach and activities through commemoration of the African Anti-Corruption Day; and
• Serve as Focal Point Person on the African Governance Architecture Platform activities.
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Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience
University Masters’ Degree in International Relations, Law, Public
Administration, Human Rights, Diplomacy and/or related fields, with at
least seven (7) years of relevant working experience in the area of
International Relations, Law, Public Administration, Human Rights, Good
Governance, Diplomacy and the fight against corruption, out of which
three (3) years at supervisory level
• University Bachelor
Degree in the above-mentioned areas of study, with at least ten (10)
years of relevant work experience in International Relations, Law,
Public Administration, Human Rights, Good Governance, Diplomacy and the
fight against corruption, out of which three (3) years should be at
• Computer literate;
• Excellent drafting and reporting skills;
• Good communication and negotiating skills;
• Good knowledge of policy analysis, programme management, implementation and monitoring;
• Good planning and organizational skills;
• Ability to work under pressure and to act with discretion in a politically sensitive and multi-cultural environment;
• Excellent interpersonal skills or social capital
- Strategic Insight ….
- Developing Others
- Change Management
- Managing Risk
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TENURE OF APPOINTMENT:
appointment will be made on a regular term contract for a period of
three (3) years, of which the first twelve months shall be considered as
a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract will be for a period of
two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and
The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French,
Portuguese, and Spanish) and fluency in another AU language is an added
basic salary of US$ 37,453.00 (P3 Step1) per annum plus other related
entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (42% of basic salary), a Housing
allowance of US$ 19,530.00 (per annum), and education allowance (100%
of tuition and other education-related expenses for every eligible
dependent up to a maximum of US$ 10,000.00 per child per annum), for
internationally recruited staff and a maximum of $3,300 per child per
annum for locally recruited staff.
Applications must be made not later than February 13, 2023.
Only candidates who have met all the requirements of the post and have been selected for an interview will be contacted.
Only applications registered online with a complete curriculum vitae (CV) attached will be considered.
The Africa Union is an equal opportunity employer and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
Requisition ID: 1578