Project Assistant, Climate change

CEDEAO / ECOWAS - Abuja (Nigeria)

Reference ECW-COMM/REC/ENV-G/001/2014

Type of Contract CDD

Duration of Contract 3 ans ou plus

Education Voir annonce

Work Experience Au moins 6 ans

Application Deadline 03/04/2014

Position n° 172

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About the employer / working context

This vacancy is a locally recruited position which means that candidates applying for this position must be legally resident in the Member State of the duty station at the time of application.

  • Department: Agriculture Environment and Water Resources
  • Directorate: Environment and Water Resources
  • Grade: G5
  • Annual Salary: USD 19,388 - USD 25,781
  • Supervisor: Project Coordinator, Climate Change
  • Reference: ECW-COMM/REC/ENV-G/001/2014
  • Duration: Three (3) years ,renewable subject to available funding and satisfactory performance
  • Duty Station: Abuja, Nigeria
  • Closing Date: 03 April 2014

Under the general supervision of the Project Coordinator, the Project Assistant will provide project management support as well as perform administrative support functions, which may include, but not limited to clerical duties such as personnel, registry, procurement and records management.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the preparation of project work plans and progress reports
  • Support the preparation of documentation for workshops and briefing sessions
  • Collect, register, maintain information on project activities by reviewing reports and through first hand sources
  • Exchange of official correspondence relating to the project activities
  • Arrange appointments for supervisor, receive visitors, draft response to routine requests for information and assist in making travel arrangements for project personnel
  • Maintain office filing system, prepare minutes of meetings
  • Interpret and process entitlements, issuance of contracts and maintenance of various personnel records and files
  • Undertake any other assignments that the Project Coordinator may deem necessary.

Job Qualifications & Skills / Selection Criteria


  • Ordinary National Diploma or equivalent in Project Management, Public Administration, Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources Management or similar area.
  • Practical experience in similar position/projects
  • Minimum of six (6) years of work experience in project management and/or public administration;
  • Possession of a higher degree would reduce the required experience to four (4) years
  • Excellent skills in MS Word, Excel, Power Point, e-mail and internet


Candidate should not be 50 years old or over at the point of recruitment and must be a citizen of one of the ECOWAS member states.


Fluency in oral and written expression in any one of the ECOWAS working languages: English, French and Portuguese. Knowledge of a second official language would be an advantage.

Additional Information about the position

Position Type: Temps plein

Working Hours: Horaire normal

Working Language: Anglais

Second Language: Français

Other Language(s): Portugais

Salary: Montant USD 19,388 - USD 25,781

Closing Date: 2014-04-03