Office Aides at the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) – 3 Positions

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional grouping with 15 Member States in West Africa (three landlocked and one island) with a population of about 300million and an annual economic growth rate of around 6%. The ECOWAS Commission is one of the eight Regional Economic Communities supporting the African Union to coordinate the implementation of continental and regional integration and development programmes in the West African region.

We are currently seeking to employ suitably qualified candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: Office Aide, G1

Location: Head Office, Abuja
Institution: ECOWAS Parliament
Directorate: Administration & Finance
Grade/Step: G1-1
Duration: One year Contract
Supervisor: Bilingual Secretary
Supervising: NIL
Slots: 3

Objective Of Position

  • To offer assistance with a view to facilitating office work.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in receiving files and documents meant for the attention of the Secretary-General/Director;
  • Dispatches files and documents to other officers from the office of the Secretary-General/Director;
  • Assists in maintaining a record of the movement of all files and documents to and from the office of the Secretary-General/Director;
  • Assists in maintaining a filing system for the office of the Secretary-General/Director;
  • Operates office equipment in the secretariat of the Secretary-General/Director as and when necessary;
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned.


  • A minimum of a West African School Certificate or equivalent certificate in an administrative speciality.


  • Two (2) years relevant work experience.


  • Only citizens of ecowas Member States are eligible for appointment in ecowas Institutions and Agencies. General Service positions are open to only candidates resident in the host country of the Institution. In the case of permanent positions, only candidates whose age is less than fifty (50) years at the time of appointment are eligible for consideration.

Annual Salary

  • The position is on Grade G1-1 with an Annual Salary of UA3,959, equivalent to US$6,247.

Application Closing Date
22nd June, 2017.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should CLICK HERE to download the Job Application Form, fill it and send it as an e-mail attachment to: with their CV’s.

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