The African Union (AU) has announced applications for 33 positions in the organisation.

The applications are available in four African countries — Ethiopia, the headquarters of the AU, the Gambia, Tanzania and Ghana.

The roles are across 21 departments in four organs of the union — African Union Commission (AUC), AfCFTA Secretariat, African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR), and African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights.

Below are the available roles and their locations.

  1. Director, Human Resources Management — Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  2. Director general, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  3. Junior Finance Officer — Banjul, Gambia

  4. Research Officer– Banjul, Gambia

  5. Senior Litigation Expert — Banjul, Gambia

  6. Senior Planning,  Monitoring Evaluation Officer — Banjul, Gambia

  7. Interpreter Translator — Banjul, Gambia

  8. Director Sustainable Environment And Blue Economy — Addis Ababa,  Ethiopia

  9. Director Of Protocol — Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  10. Director Governance And Conflict Prevention — Addis Ababa,  Ethiopia

  11. Rectal Sustainable Environment And Blue Economy — Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  12. Director Conflict Management — Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  13. Conference Management And Publications — Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  14. Secretary To The Commission — Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  15. Governance And Conflict Prevention — Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  16. Director Of Citizens And Diaspora Organisations — Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  17. Head Of Trade In Services Division– Accra, Ghana

  18. Director Peace Fund Secretariat –Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  19. Directorate Woman, Gender And Youth — Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  20. Head Of Trade Remedies Division — Accra, Ghana

  21. Director Ethics Integrity And Standards — Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  22. Head Of Administration And Human Resources Management Division– Accra, Ghana

  23. Director Of Medical And Health Services — Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  24. Head Of Non-Tariff Measures Ntms Division — Accra, Ghana

  25. Director Industrial Mining And Entrepreneurship — Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  26. Deputy Registrar– Arusha, Tanzania

  27. Top Management Information Systems — Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  28. Head Of Rules Of Origin Policies — Division Accra, Ghana

  29. Director Economic Development Integration And Trade — Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  30. Director Of Citizens And Diaspora Organisations — Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  31. Ethics Integrity And Standards– Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  32. Head Of Administration And Human Resources Management Division — Accra, Ghana

  33. Director Of Medical And Health Services — Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

“The African Union (AU) offers you the opportunity to pursue a career in a rewarding and challenging work environment with great learning and development possibilities. In addition to the prospect of building a career within your field of expertise, working with the AU can offer a fulfilling environment that gives you satisfaction by providing the platform to contributing to the grand Agenda 2063,” information on the website said.

“The AU empowers you to get to know different cultures as part of a challenging and diverse work environment, with people from all over Africa working towards The Africa We Want.

“The AU offers a competitive remuneration package (salary and benefits), which includes: a tax-free salary, full relocation, installation allowance, dependency allowances, children education grant, comprehensive medical plan, staff retirement plan with generous employer contribution, group life insurance, annual leave, and home leave.”

You can find details of the job descriptions and requirements here.