To assist the Head of Continental and Global Governance Programme Division in the implementation of the Division activities for the attainment of its objectives.
- Assisting the Head of Division in initiating activities pertinent to global & continental Governance Programs and Projects at the APRM Secretariat with special focus on SDG 16 and SDG 17 (Effective, strong and efficient institutions) and peaceful societies;
- Drafting chapters and providing analysis to the APRM reports including Africa Governance Report and other knowledge products on Agenda 2063 and SDGs, particularly SDG 16, SDG 17, SDG 1 Poverty and SDG 3 health& governance, SDG 5 -Gender equality;
- Assisting the Head of Division in following- up collaboration with International organizations including UN Institutions, AUC and other AU organs, and RECs to harmonize APRM engagement for the attainment of SDGs and Agenda 2063 in Africa.
- Reporting to the Head of Division- M&E of Global and Continental Governance Programs and liaise with other Division’s team within the Directorat of M&E or another Directorate whenever necessary;
- Consolidating Reports, chapters of reports or data on different knowledge documents pertinent to Agenda 2030 and Agenda 2063;
- Reviewing invitation letters, agendas and other relevant necessary paperwork for the Division activities;
- Coordinating regional meetings, workshops and training on SDGs and Agenda 2063 including the VNRs and South-South Cooperation;
- Assisting the Head of division in implementing peer-learning, capacity building, and sharing of experience/expertise among AU Member States for the VNRs preparations, OECD-APRM Governance Program, and UN CEPA Principles;
- Assisting the Head of Division in following-up on Member States' reporting on both agendas through the APRM National Governance Councils and Secretariats in AU Member States and raising awareness on the SDGs and Agenda 2063 M&E and Reporting tools.
Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience
- Master’s degree in political science, development studies, public policy, social sciences, or other related disciplines with 7 years’ progressively responsible experience of which 3 years at expert level relevant to good governance, development, and international cooperation domain. Or
- Bachelor’s degree in political science, development studies, Public Policy, social sciences, or other related disciplines with 10 years’ progressively responsible experience of which 3 years at expert level relevant to good governance, development, and international cooperation domain;
- Experience in managing projects and programs related to Agenda 2030 and Agenda 2063 will be an added advantage.
- Conscientious in observing deadlines and achieving results;
- Familiarity with international and AU regional policy processes and policy analysis in the relevant area;
- Proficiency in one of the AU working languages, fluency in another AU language is an added advantage.
- Change Management;
- Managing Risk.
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