The NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency invites applicants who are citizens of African Union Member States for the post of Senior Programme Officer, Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship in Agriculture and Agribusiness
Under the supervision of the Head of Programme, Human Capital Development (Skills, Youth, Employment and Women Empowerment), the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency (NPCA) or his/her delegate, the Senior Programme Officer, Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship in Agriculture and Agribusiness will be responsible for the implementation of all activities related to the project Promoting Decent Rural Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship in Agriculture and Agribusiness, in order to guarantee efficient functioning of the project.
Required Skills and Competencies
Education and Experience:
Candidates must have a Master’s degree in either Public and Development Management, Agriculture/Agribusiness, Social Sciences, Business Management or a related field with a minimum three (3) years of post-qualification experience or a Bachelor’s degree in Development Studies, Social Sciences, Accounting or a related field with a minimum six (6) years of post-qualification experience in public sector institutions or similar organizations nationally, regionally and / or internationally.
Application: To apply, please submit the following:
Remuneration: Indicative basic salary of US$39,603.00 per annum plus other entitlements e.g. Post Adjustment (57% of basic salary), Housing allowance ($21,196.80 per annum), gratuity (15% of gross salary), medical aid and life and accident insurance in conformity with the rules and procedures applicable to internationally recruited staff of the African Union.
Applications must be received not later than Monday, 29 May 2017 and should be addressed to:
Head of Human Resources
NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency
P O Box 218
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.