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Vacancies At ECOWAS 2019 – Economic Community of West African States

Vacancies At ECOWAS 2019 – Economic Community of West African States

Vacancies At ECOWAS 2019 – Economic Community of West African States

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen West African countries. Founded on 28 May 1975, with the signing of the Treaty of Lagos, its mission is to promote economic integration across the region.

Below is a list of current vacancies at ECOWAS

Job Title: Programme Officer – Intellectual Property – P3/P4

Ref.: ECW/HR/18041922

Location: Abuja

Grade: P3/P4

Status: Permanent

Department: Education, Science & Culture

Directorate: Education, Science And Culture

Division: Arts And Culture

Line Supervisor: Ppo Arts and Culture

Role Overview

  • The Programme Officer – Intellectual Property reports to the Arts and Culture Division but works closely with all departments involved in the management of intellectual property
  • S/he is responsible for the implementation of all tasks related to intellectual property, including literary and artistic property and industrial property
  • S/he is tasked with contributing to the development of strategies and policies relating to intellectual property and monitoring and implementation of projects in his/her area of expertise.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Plan and monitor the implementation of activities related to the development of intellectual property;
  • Ensure the monitoring and coordination of exchanges with other ECOWAS institutions involved in intellectual property matters;
  • Ensure the visibility of initiatives in the field of intellectual property
  • Develop international cooperation in the field of intellectual property,
  • Develop, within the scope of the work, constructive and close cooperation links with other stakeholders involved in intellectual property.
  • Provide expertise in the implementation of intellectual property projects and programmes;
  • Plan and monitor possible recruitment or cooperation needs with consultants in the field of intellectual property;
  • Plan for human resources capacity building in the intellectual property sector;
  • Propose an innovative approach to programme management, taking into account scientific opportunities and new technologies
  • Ensure the implementation of projects and action plans in the area of literary and artistic property and industrial property, in accordance with the guidelines given by his/her line manager or other departments involved in intellectual property matters.
  • Monitor the implementation of resolutions and decisions of ECOWAS governing bodies in the field of intellectual property;
  • Prepare and submit progress and assessment reports to his/her line manager on the implementation of intellectual property projects;
  • Prepare, plan, implement and monitor the intellectual property budget
  • Seek funding for the implementation of intellectual property projects;
  • Develop an intellectual property database;
  • Perform his/her technical tasks in line with the expected outcomes in the field of intellectual property, in particular its literary and artistic property component.
  • Perform any other task that may be assigned Commissioners, Directors or Heads of Division in the normal course of his/her duties in the field of intellectual property

Annual Salary

  • UA 39,73872; USD 62,699.75 / UA 46,539.98; USD 73,430.

To apply, interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to [email protected]

For More Information click Here

Application Deadline 24th June, 2019.

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Job Title: Principal Programme Officer, Health Information

Grade: P5

Location: Bobo Dioulasso / Burkina Faso

Status:Permanent

Division: Health Information

Directorate: Planning And Health Information

Line Supervisor: Director, Planning And Health Information

Supervising: PO, Database Management;  PO, Health Analysis

Institution: West African Health Organisation (WAHO)

Role Overview

  • Under the supervision of the Director, the appointee shall coordinate regional health information policy development and implementation, data collection and analysis, and information sharing and storing.
  • The appointee shall provide technical support to member countries and facilitate the creation of regional platforms for the strengthening of integrated Health Information System.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Develop and monitor the implementation of the regional policy and advocacy tools for Health Information System (HIS);
  • Responsible for the implementation of the HIS components of WAHO projects;
  • Assess and document the technical capacity needs for efficient performance of the regional information sharing platform in West Africa;
  • Evaluate the technical support requests from member countries ministries of health;
  • Provide technical assistance to Member States on health information systems;
  • Lead and advocate for the establishment of a regional pool of experts to provide technical assistance in health informatics to Member States;
  • Support the establishment and facilitation of the HIS Partners Forum for the strengthening of integrated HIS in West Africa;
  • Provide technical support to countries in designing and implementing data quality improvement plans;
  • Support the implementation of innovative solutions to promote the integration of health data management;
  • Responsible for the collation of relevant multi-source data and the analysis of such data to provide timely relevant information to WAHO and on request to Member States
  • Liaise and work collaboratively with the relevant Lead for Epidemics information at ECOWAS RCDC
  • Perform any other duty as assigned by the supervisor.

Age Limit:

  • Be below 50 years old. This provision does not apply to internal candidates.

Annual Salary

UA 53,809.91 (USD 84,901.27)

To apply, interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to [email protected]

For More Information click Here

Application Deadline 24th June, 2019.

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