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  • The African Union is a continental union consisting of 54 countries in Africa.

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    Principal Protocol Officer

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 10 years
    • Location Not specified
    • Job Field Banking&nbsp

    Requisition ID: 1097
    Location: Accra, Ghana
    Reports to: Head of Protocol Division
    Directorate/Department: Office of the Deputy Secretary General
    Division :Protocol Division
    Number of Direct Reports: 0
    Number of Indirect Reports: 0
    Job Grade: P4
    Contract  Type: Regular

    Purpose of Job

    • Performs the operation of the protocol division to ensure delivery of results within proposed budget and timeframe.

    Main Functions

    • Provide technical and intellectual support in the management of various partnerships relevant for the division and directorate;
    • Identify best practices and monitor effectiveness of the division/directorate’s support to AU;
    • Contribute to the development of the departmental strategies and business continuity plan and participate in/ensure their implementation;
    • Involve in negotiations;
    • Foster and ensure implementation of large-scale and long-term initiatives related to strategic partnerships;
    • Support the organization of thematic networks, consultations and meetings on development cooperation and international relations;
    • Develop training materials and provide necessary training and support to Organization Units;
    • Provide technical resource allocation and policy guidance on matters relating to system -Implementation projects and maintenance.
    • Supervise all the audiences organized by the office of the Secretary General and AfCFTA directors when necessary
    • Prepare and supervise ceremonies and official functions
    • Develop and maintain regular working relations with top level stakeholders in appropriate agencies of Member States and partners,

    Specific Responsibilities

    • Laise with concerned Ghanaian Authorities, particularly Minister of Foreign Affairs, Security, Immigration and Customs Authorities, for smooth coordination of AU Airport duties.
    • Handling processing and management of privileges and immunities of the Secretariat and its staff in accordance with the relevant provisions of host agreement
    • Advise on the appropriate souvenir/gift for the Secretariat guests during the gift exchange  
    • Supervise the preparation of all the Secretariat Conferences and ensure that the necessary logistics are put in place so that meetings are conducted in a standard internationally accepted manner
    • Prepare invitation cards ensure of their dispatch for the secretariat official events, and ceremonies
    • Providing the necessary advice on protocol-related issues to the AU and its constituents in accordance with diplomatic norms, especially with regards to privileges and immunities;
    • Initiating and following up on requests for diplomatic privileges and immunities from the relevant Ghanaian authorities on behalf of the AfCFTA Secretariat and its staff members;
    • Coordinating requests for import/export permits for vehicles and other goods and personal effects for the Secretariat and its staff;
    • Facilitation of the issuance of administrative and legal documents on behalf of officials and staff (resident IDs, Visas etc.);
    • Drafting official and administrative correspondences and communications (notes verbals, memoranda…).
    • Manage workload and priorities of the official Events and Protocol team as well as ensure the necessary logistic arrangement;
    • Welcome and usher guests during official ceremonies and functions, i.e. VIPs, guests to the Secretary General; Deputy Secretary General and Directors according to the international protocol procedures/formalities
    • Service the conferences organized by the Secretariat from time to time both at the Headquarters and those out of the countries
    • Coordinate and oversee the smooth running of provision of services with respect to the Staff requests and follow-up on the systematic reporting and establishment of data (Diplomatic IDs; Work permit Customs i.e. import/export permits for vehicles; personal effects; official equipment etc…)
    • Supervise data processing of AfCFTA diplomatic (CD) plate numbers for official fleet and staff
    • Prepare and conduct the organized periodical induction arranged by the Directorate of the Administration for the Staff
    • Assist in coordination of protocol matters for efficient diplomatic engagement with Embassies and High Commissions accredited to the Republic of Ghana
    • In addition to the above, will perform any other related duties directed by the Chief of Protocol

    Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

    • Master’s Degree in International Relations, Political Science, Public Relations or Diplomacy or a related area with 10 years of relevant work experience of which six (6) years should be at managerial level and three (3) years at supervisory level within an international, regional or national organization.
      Or
    • Bachelor degree in International Relations, Political Science, Public Relations or Diplomacy or related areas with twelve (12) years of relevant work experience of which six (6) years should be at managerial level and three (3) years at supervisory level within an international, regional or national organization.

    Required Skills

    • Ability to use strong managerial delegation, political tact and supervisory skills to achieve documented objectives
    • Ability to work effectively with people from various backgrounds and create an environment where diversity is respected
    • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with top level stakeholders
    • Ability to identify key strategic opportunities and risks
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to actively seek, identify and apply appropriate technology to improve programme delivery
    • Ability to delegate the appropriate responsibility, accountability and decision-making authority with regard to performance management and professional development
    • Proficiency in two of the AU official working languages (Arabic, English, French, Kiswahili, Portuguese and Spanish) and  fluency in another AU language(s) is an added advantage;

    Leadership Competencies

    • Strategic Insight
    • Developing others
    • Change Management
    • Managing Risk
    • Core Competencies
    • Building Relationship
    • Foster Accountability Culture
    • Communicating with Influence
    • Functional Competencies
    • Conceptual thinking
    • Job Knowledge and information sharing
    • Drive for Results
    • Continuous improvement orientation

    Tenure Of Appointment:

    • The 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 deliverables.

    Gender Mainstreaming:

    • The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Languages:

    • Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish) and fluency in another AU language is an added advantage

    Remuneration

    • Indicative basic salary of US$ 42,879.00.00 (P4 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment ( 57% of basic salary)
    • Housing allowance US$ 27,290.88.00 (per annum)
    • 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.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to African Union(AU) on jobs.au.int to apply

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    Latest Job: Business Banking Managers at Nextzon Business Services Ltd

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  • NEXTZON Business Services Limited was incorporated on 7th March, 2005 to carry on business as a corporate venturing and management/business advisory company. It also assists businesses in operating at world class level and is a strategic investor and incubator of some companies in new sectors wh…

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    Business Banking Managers

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 6 years
    • Location Abuja , Cross River , Delta , Edo , Lagos , Rivers
    • Job Field Banking&nbsp

    Our client, a licensed Commercial Bank with operations in the FCT, the South-South, the South West, and the North Eastern regions of the country, is seeking qualified and efficient candidates to fill the position of Business Banking Managers.

    Please apply for the vacancies listed below if you are mission-driven, have a track record of solid performance, and are looking for an opportunity to make a tangible difference in a new envi

    POSITIONS

    ROLE LOCATION

    Business Banking Managers

    Abuja; Calabar; Port Harcourt; Benin; Warri and Lagos branches

    Duties

    • Gaining a thorough understanding of the client’s requirements through the review and analysis of personal and business financial data gathered through relationship reviews and personal meetings.
    • Acquiring business prospects in the assigned territory in order to bring in new business customers, as well as to develop and collaborate with Centres of Influence in order to expand the customer base.
    • Increasing and maintaining relationships, as well as profile new and existing commercial clients, to ensure cross-selling of deposits, credit, and other bank products.
    • Collaborating with other bank partners to identify sales opportunities among current and potential business customers.
    • Referring and identifying consumer product opportunities among business owners and refer them to other specialists in order to effectively capture them.
    • Developing and maintaining a thorough understanding of the bank’s products and services, as well as knowledge of competitors and competitive products.
    • Maintaining strong market knowledge, as well as developing, retaining, and expanding relationships with Centres of Influence
    • Acts as liaison between Business Credit Centre and prospect/client
    • Provides expertise on business credit issues to branch personnel
    • Negotiates terms, conditions and pricing with customers to reach terms that will accommodate their needs and be acceptable and profitable to the bank

    Requirements

    • Minimum of a first degree. A postgraduate qualification or relevant professional certification would be an advantage.
    • Not less than 6 years’ relevant experience with at least 3 years in a supervisory role
    • Candidates MUST be working currently in a commercial bank
    • Candidates currently handling the same role will be an added advantage
    • Candidates should also be familiar with basic accounting and financial analysis, as well as credit risk assessment and analysis.
    • Understanding of Cash Flow lending
    • Must be proficient in all Microsoft Office software
    • Must fully embrace the bank’s strategic objective
    • Must be conscious of putting clients first.
    • Prioritizes and manages time to ensure that the minimum sales and contact management standards are met.
    • Relationship building/Planning/Organizing/Closing Sales
    • Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook Proficiency Required

    Method of Application

    Please note: – Candidates who meet the above criteria are encouraged to apply.

    Note: All CVs must be saved with the candidates’ Full Names only. Any CV not saved with candidates’ full names will not be considered nor treated.

    Only those who meet the above criteria need to apply.

    Shortlisted candidates will be contacted in due course.

    Interested and qualified? Go to Nextzon Business Services Limited on forms.gle to apply

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    Latest Job: Head of Strategy at Pearldrops Healthcare Staffing

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  • PHS is a specialist health care staffing and recruitment firm with a fresh outlook to the recruitment process. Our aim is to provide a satisfactory service to our clients and candidates here in Nigeria and for Overseas companies looking to recruit the best for their organisation.

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    Head of Strategy

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 5 – 7 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Media / Advertising / Branding&nbsp

    Our client, in the Healthcare sector requires the services of suitable candidates to fill the position below.
     

    Job Description

    • Timely production of accurate monthly and quarterly performance and other reports.
    • Monitoring strategy implementation at corporate and business unit level.
    • Periodic evaluation of business processes for effectiveness and efficiency.
    • Undertake such other analysis and reporting as requested by the management from time to time.
    • Ensure the portfolio evolves as needed to reflect changes in overall strategic objectives and business priorities.
    • Identification of processes and areas constituting initiatives execution delays and advising on resolution.
    • Monitoring, control and periodic reporting of execution status of strategic initiatives.
    • Plan and track transformation targets with performance indicators. Align monthly, quarterly, or yearly plans for financial impacts to the organizational profit & loss structure.
    • Motivate, encourage and inspire the development of a strong, efficient and effective professional team operating ethically and with a clear focus on delivering outcomes.

    Job Requirements

    • First Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Marketing, Economics or related quantitative discipline from a recognized university.
    • Business/Finance related Postgraduate/Professional qualification is an added advantage.
    • 5-7 years’ experience preferably in a similar role.
    • Strong Analytical skills.
    • Critical thinking skills.

     

    Must reside within Victoria Island and its axis.
    please be informed, only shortlisted candidates would be contacted.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: [email protected] using the position as subject of email.

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