Administrative Officer

Career

Date | 02 November, 2021

Requirements

– BA degree in management, business administration, finance and related fields

– Minimum of three years experience as an administrative officer (including in International Organizations operating in Africa, policy research organizations, civil society organizations, academic or media institutions)

– Strong organization skills and attention to detail

– Knowledge of the African union and other IOs operating in Africa is highly valuable,

– Knowledge of more than one AU working languages is desirable

– Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills

Responsibilities

– Plan and implement the dissemination of the research work of Amani Africa through the update of Amani Africa website and email communication

– Organize and manage a filing system for all the documents of the institution

– Distribute and document correspondence

– Oversee and track implementation of Amani Africa’s projects and financial performance through the preparation of program implementation plan, administrative and financial reporting

– Undertake human resource management functions by initiating team building activities, overseeing recruitment of staff, payment of salaries and tracking leave days, manage the recruitment and remuneration of short-term consultants

– Update organizational policies as needed

– Schedule and facilitate Amani Africa events

Contract Period

– The total contract period will be one year with the possibility of extension.
Application Submission

– Interested applicants are requested to submit their CV with relevant experience and two referees to amaniafrica.et@gmail.com by November 17 2021. When submitting your application please indicate the exact position you are applying for.


IT, Communication and Media specialist

Career

Date | 02 November, 2021

Requirements

– Master’s degree in media and communication or any other related field

– Minimum of three years relevant experience in media and communication

– Knowledge of the African Union and/or other IOs operating in Africa, and preferably knowledge of more than one AU working languages

– Proficient in Microsoft Office, website management and social media platforms

– Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills

Responsibilities

– Develop and implement Amani Africa’s social media and communication strategy

– Manage and establish active social media presence for Amani Africa’s and strengthen the institution’s external communication and outreach

– Advising Amani Africa on transforming its analysis into media relevant materials such as info-graphics, videos or any other tools

– Prepare and disseminate communication materials on the work of Amani Africa or on various research topics that the institution deems relevant through various social media outlets, online broadcasting, website content and press releases

– Establish and maintain a media database and establish partnership with media houses

– Take initiative and create platforms to promote the activities and the brand of Amani Africa

– In close collaboration with Amani Africa’s researchers manage the institution’s database and documentation

– Manage and update Amani Africa website

– Provide support and facilitate Amani Africa’s online seminars

Contract Period

– The total contract period will be one year with the possibility of extension.
Application Submission

– Interested applicants are requested to submit their CV with relevant experience and two referees to amaniafrica.et@gmail.com by November 17 2021. When submitting your application please indicate the exact position you are applying for.


Senior Researcher

Career

Date | 02 November, 2021

Requirements

– At least Master’s degree in peace and security studies, political science, international relations, law and related social science fields

– Five years experience (of working in IOs operating in Africa particularly the AU, the UN, RECs, policy research organizations, civil society organizations, or academic or media institutions)

– Knowledge of and experience of working with the African Union and other IOs operating in Africa, proven record of research and writing skills, able to work independently and in diverse settings, eager to develop expertise on African IOs and multilateral policy processes

– Knowledge of more than one AU working language is desirable

– Knowledge and experience of working on/with the AU Peace and Security Council are highly valuable

– Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills

Responsibilities

– Undertake relevant research and produce regular analysis for Amani Africa’s policy research publications including its flagship publication “Insights on the PSC”

– Conceptualize, design, implement and/or oversee the implementation of the research, the technical support and training projects of Amani Africa

– Plan and implement dissemination of the research work of Amani Africa through direct communication with stakeholders, briefings and presentations

– Establish and maintain close working relationship with all stakeholders engaged in African multilateral processes particularly in relation to the AU

– Initiate and establish collaborative working relationship with various relevant partner entities including peer organizations for developing and implementing joint activities

– Initiate, plan and implement high-level policy convening on current issues of importance relating to Africa’s multilateral policy processes

– Track, document and regularly analyses the work and activities of Africa’s IOs
-Together with the program director, develop, maintain and regularly update stakeholders database and arrangements for collaborative work with partner organizations

Contract Period

– The total contract period will be one year with the possibility of extension.
Application Submission

– Interested applicants are requested to submit their CV with relevant experience and two referees to amaniafrica.et@gmail.com by November 17 2021. When submitting your application please indicate the exact position you are applying for.