The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) is a unique and innovative programme of the New Partnership for Africa’s development. It is an instrument voluntarily acceded to by member states of the African Union as an African-based monitoring mechanism. The primary purpose of the APRM is to foster the adoption of policies, standards and practices that lead to human security and political stability, high economic growth, sustainable development, and accelerated sub-regional and continental economic integration.

Application Process

Interested parties to submit the following, preferably in either English or French:

§  A motivation letter stating reasons for seeking employment with the African Peer Review Mechanism

§  Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae indicating your nationality, age, and gender

§  Three (3) contactable referees who have good knowledge of the candidate’s work

§  Certified copies of all academic qualifications

All appointments will be made on fixed term of five years, comprising the first three years one of which is probation period, after which the contract can be renewed once.

Fusion Consulting (Pty) Ltd has been mandated to manage the recruitment process for the above posts. For enquiries, please contact Ms. Siviwe Shongwe, Director at Fusion Consulting on +27 11 706 5763.

Closing Date: 3 November 2014

The APRM invites applicants who are citizens of AU Member States for the following Johannesburg, South Africa based posts:

Under the supervision of the CEO of the APRM, the incumbent will be responsible for the overall coordination of information gathering and analysis on all African Union member states on the four APRM Thematic Areas, viz. Corporate Governance; Economic Governance and Management; Democracy and Political Governance; and Socio-Economic Development.