Under the supervision of the CEO of the APRM, the incumbent will be responsible for the identification and organization of knowledge drawn from and building it into the APRM process. To that end, he will work closely with the Coordinators of Country Review Process as well as national focal points.

Key Strategic Challenges will include, amongst others:

§  Reviewing country and Peer Review reports as well as reports on the implementation of NPOAs with a view to identifying and providing insights of achievements and shortcomings in terms of good governance practices in Africa

§  Supervising the design of appropriate information systems on lessons learned from the APRM process

§  Organizing the drafting of issues papers on emerging trends with respect to governance in Africa, in cooperation with Coordinators of Country Review Processes

§  Providing input to the development of indicators of good governance in the thematic areas, based on emerging trends

§  Organizing workshops and seminars with the participation of focal points, strategic as well as external partners on emerging trends in governance in Africa


Qualifications & Professional Experience Required:

§  A Masters’ Degree, majoring on subjects covering more than one of the thematic areas of Democracy and Political Governance, Economic Governance and Management, Corporate Governance, and Socioeconomic Development; and be familiar with the remaining

§  At least 10 years’ experience in research and analysis in African development issues

§  At least five 5 years’ experience at a senior management position in an international organisation

§  Familiarity with the objectives of the APRM purpose, objectives and process

§  Proven experience in interacting with country and international officials

§  Excellent drafting ability in English or French and good working knowledge of the other

§  Proficiency in one of the African Union working languages. Proficiency of one or several other working language(s) would be an added advantage.


Indicative basic salary US$ 47,829.00 per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. post adjustment (57% of basic salary), housing allowance (US$ 26,496.00 per annum), education allowance (75% of tuition and other related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$7,800.00 per child per annum), etc. for internationally recruited staff of the Commission.


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