Head of the Centre for South-South and Triangular Cooperation 456 views1 application

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The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) is an organisation created by the Georgetown Agreement in 1975. It is composed of 79 African, Caribbean and Pacific states, with most of them signatory to the Cotonou Agreement, also known as the “ACP-EC Partnership Agreement” which binds them to the European Union. The ACP’s main objective is the sustainable development of its Member-States and their gradual integration into the global economy, which entails making poverty reduction a matter of priority and establishing a new, fairer, and more equitable world order.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced professionals for the above position.

GRADE: P4

DIVISION: Macro-Economics, Development Finance and Intra-ACP Programming Department.

DUTY STATION: Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

REPORT TO: Assistant Secretary-General for the Department of Macro-Economics, Development Finance and Intra-ACP Programming (MDFIP).

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

The Head of the Centre will represent the ACP Secretariat in the host country and will promote South-South and Triangular Cooperation as a development cooperation modality to benefit ACP Group Member States, in partnership with international, regional and national organisations. He/she will coordinate SS&TC activities at the ACP Information Centre.

MINIMUM ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Master’s Degree or equivalent in Economics, Law, Finance, International Relations, Business Administration or Commerce or other related fields. Knowledge of information management would be an added advantage.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

A minimum of eight (8) years of relevant professional experience in the area of South-South and Triangular Cooperation policy, development cooperation or project management, three of which must be at national or international level. Computer literate with practical experience in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

Good command of English or French or Portuguese or Spanish. A working knowledge of at least two of the other three would be an advantage.

ELIGIBILITY FOR APPLICATION

Candidates for the post must be nationals of Member States of the ACP Group and must therefore attach a copy of their valid passport for proof of nationality.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates should Sign-up or login to apply now or applications for this post should be sent to:

ACP Secretariat, 451 Avenue Georges Henri, 1200 Brussels – Belgium

Or by e-mail to: hr@acp.int and much reach the Secretariat not later than 3rd August 2019.

Applications must be accompanied by an updated curriculum vitae completed in the format found at: https://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/editors/en/cv/compose

Kindly provide copies of degrees, diplomas, certificates and any other document attesting to the competence and professional experience of the candidate. Up-to-date reference letters for the past eight (8) years of work experience must be attached.

For enquiries regarding the application process, please contact the ACP Desk Officer at the Department of Foreign Affairs on 4 28 35 00.

Note:

In order to increase your chances of a successful selection, kindly ensure that your application is complete and that all relevant information such as your qualifications have been provided with your application.   Otherwise, the Employer reserves the right not to consider your application for selection.

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