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Recruitment of an administrative officer to assist in the office of the director of cabinet to the president of the ECOWAS Commission

Date : 15 Jul 2019 - 15 Aug 2019
Venue : ECOWAS Commission,
Town : ABUJA
Country : Nigeria

From              : 15/07/2019               To: 15/08/2019

Client             : ECOWAS Commission

Type               : Expression of Interest (EOI)



The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) represented by the ECOWAS Commission intends to recruit an Administrative Officer to assist in the office of the Director of Cabinet to the President of the ECOWAS commission.

  1. The main objective is to support the Office of the Director of Cabinet for assessment and review of documents prior to submission to the President of the Commission for decision. Duration: Renewable fixed term of 04 (four) months.
  2. Duties and responsibilities of the consultant:

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Cabinet, the Administrative Officer shall:

  • Develop a new procedure for processing requests submitted to the Office of the President;
  • Assess incoming and outgoing requests prior to submission to the President
  • Enhance workflow management and propose solutions to improve procedures;
  • Provide support to the Office of the Director of Cabinet in the assessment and review of requests submitted to the Office;
  • Provide day-to-day support in the planning and coordination of activities of the Office of the Director of Cabinet;
  • Provide technical and logistics assistance in the planning of activities;
  • Monitor the status of requests submitted to the Office;
  • Perform any other tasks that may be assigned to him/her by the immediate supervisors and/or the Director.


  1. The qualifications of the Consultant should include, among others
  • University degree (Master or equivalent) in Administration or Management, particularly in the field of business management;
  • Proven experience in office management at national or regional level;
  • At least seven (7) years’ experience in Administration or Management;
  • Prior knowledge of principles, procedures and functioning of Community institutions;
  • Good knowledge of ECOWAS vision and policy guidelines;
  • Proficiency in IT skills, particularly Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and excellent communication skills
  • Fluency (reading, writing, speaking) in two official languages of the Community, preferably English and French. Knowledge of Portuguese will be an advantage.


  1. The ECOWAS Commission now invites eligible Consultants (Individual) to indicate their interests in providing these services. The interested Consultants must provide all information supporting their qualification to perform the services (Kindly attach detailed Curriculum Vitae that highlights the following: Curriculum and Certificates; Past Experiences of similar jobs over the past ten (10) years; Computer knowledge; knowledge of the area; language and any other information useful for the accomplishment of this project). Please note that if individual consultants are proposed by firms, only the experience and qualifications of the individuals shall be used in the selection process, their corporate experience shall not be taken into account, and the contract, if given, will be signed with the proposed individual.


  1. The selection will be done on the basis of a comparison of curricula vitae and interviews and the selected Consultant will be invited for negotiation prior to the conclusion and signing of the Contract Agreement. (Selection method: Individual Consultant). Please note that the selected consultant will be expected to submit all required reports in English and French or Portuguese.


  1. Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours: Monday to Friday from 9.00 am GMT+1 to 5.00 pm GMT+1.

Procurement Division, Directorate of General Administration, ECOWAS Commission,

Plot 101, Yakubu Gowon Crescent, Asokoro District, P. M. B. 401 Abuja Nigeria or by E-mail to the following addresses:,,


NB: The attention of interested Consultants is particularly drawn to Article 117 of the ECOWAS Procurement Code (“Infringements by Candidates, Bidders and Awardees”), providing information on corrupt or fraudulent practices in competing for or executing a contract.  In addition, please refer to the following specific information on conflict of interest related to this assignment as per “Article 118 of the ECOWAS Procurement Code.


  1. Expression of Interest (1 original and 3 copies) must be delivered in sealed envelopes and clearly marked “RECRUITMENT OF AN ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER TO ASSIST IN THE OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF CABINET TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE ECOWAS COMMISSION”, to the address below latest by August 15 , 2019 at 11.00 am (GMT+1).


The ECOWAS Tender Box is located in the Directorate of General Administration, Procurement Division, 1st Floor ECOWAS Commission, 101 Yakubu Gowon Crescent, Asokoro District, P. M. B. 401 Abuja Nigeria.


  1. Please note that electronic submissions are not accepted and will not be evaluated.


  1. This EOI is also published on the ECOWAS website






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