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Job Description

Job Title: Protocol Officer (P1) AfCFTA

AU Values

  • Respect for Diversity and Team Work
  • Think Africa Above all
  • Transparency and Accountability
  • Integrity and Impartiality
  • Efficiency and Professionalism
  • Information and Knowledge Shari

Organization Information

Reports to: Protocol Officer (P2)

Directorate/Department: Protocol Services

Division: Protocol Division

Number of Direct Reports: 2

Number of Indirect Reports: 0

Job Grade: P1

Number of Positions: 01

Contract Type: Regular

Location: Accra, 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;

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