European Union is Recruiting For Secretary
European Union
Abuja, NG
6d ago
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Job title : Secretary

Deadline : 31-May-21

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  • Background

    The EU Delegation to the Federal Republic of Nigeria and ECOWAS works closely with the national, regional and local authorities as well as other foreign missions.

    The European Union (EU) is a major player in the international development community in Nigeria with an active presence in the key sectors of health, nutrition, water and sanitation and improving access to sustainable electricity.

    Additional crosscutting activities include the fight against corruption, drugs and organised crime, support to the reform of the justice system, measures to increase the role democratic processes and supporting a greater role for civil society.

    Minimum Requirements

  • Medically fit to perform the required duties;
  • Enjoys civil rights and permits for employment under the Nigerian labour law;
  • Satisfactory knowledge of English
  • Upper secondary education in a relevant field and minimum of 3 years in performing administrative support tasks. Thorough knowledge of secretarial and clerical tasks
  • We expect a candidate with deep understanding and experience of secretarial and clerical tasks, with high level of personal integrity, able to work under strict deadlines and able to cope with a significant workload such as : Coordinate appointments and diaries of members of the Section.
  • Organize and prepare of meetings; arranging appointments.Draft minutes of meetingsOrganise and manage contacts list and databases.

    Draft letters and notes (ensure they correspond to correct format, filing); take, transcribe, prepare and finalize notes, compose and type routine correspondence.

    Receive, register and follow-up of incoming mail, correspondence, outgoing mail.File and up keep of the filing system and archives of the Section.

    Organize together with other Sections and provide support to external missions from Headquarters, other Delegations or other European institutions.

    Organize in close coordination with other Sections, missions for Delegation staff : travel and accommodation arrangements, appointments and missions’ expense claims.

    When required, organize dinners, receptions and other events, including coordination of representation costs.Ensure the regular update of the Section’s budgetEnsure smooth document and information management through ARES or any equivalent IT tool, and prepare physical files and signatories as necessary reaming available to support Programme officers.

    Close contact and cooperation with Administration section in order to facilitate related requests (such as business cards)Assist in establishing and updating of the Europe Day guests list as far as the operations section is concerned.

    Establish and update of an exhaustive database for the section contacts (names, addresses, telephone, fax, mobile, sector, institution, etc.

    Keep abreast about developments related to the section portfolio and main issues concerning the sectionWhen required, undertake other assignments that may be requested in view of the efficient functioning of the Delegation.

    The Following will be Considered an Asset :

  • Knowledge of French
  • University Degree or equivalent in a relevant field
  • Thorough knowledge of secretarial and clerical tasks and previous experience in a diplomatic mission or international organization
  • Outstanding knowledge of Microsoft Office and good control of Excel, ability to handle statistical data
  • Self- motivated, proactive, ability to work in a multicultural environment, both in team and / or alone, respect for the deadlines, ability to deal with stressing situations and to work under tight deadlines, performing well under pressure.
  • We Offer

  • We offer a post of Secretary. Under this post, the recruited person will be attributed functions depending on the needs of the Delegation.
  • Upon recruitment, the successful candidate will occupy a specific job function as Secretary. This job function may be changed in accordance with the needs of the Delegation.
  • Under this job function the successful candidate will serve as technical and support staff to under the supervision and responsibility of the relevant Head of Section.
  • The candidate, Local Agent LA3 will work full time (37.5 hours weekly) in a multicultural and multinational environment at the premises of the EU Delegation in Abuja, Nigeria.
  • We offer a competitive position in an international environment. Benefits, such as a pension scheme and medical insurance, are offered to employees and their families under certain conditions.
  • The gross basic salary will be raised in accordance with the current salary scale, depending on years of relevant professional experience, starting from NGN 611,861.
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