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ECOWAS Recruitment 2021/2022 Application Update

Filed in Job by on June 17, 2021



ECOWAS Recruitment: Are you aware of the ECOWAS Recruitment 2021? Do you want to work with this organization? Do you know of their modus operandi? Do you want to know more about ECOWAS recruitment 2021? If yes, read through this article carefully, it will give you more information about ECOWAS recruitment and updates from its application portal.

Considered one of the pillars of the African Economic Community, the organization was founded in order to achieve collective self-sufficiency for its member states by creating a single large trading bloc through an economic and trading union.

It also serves as a peacekeeping force in the region. The organization operates officially in three co-equal languages French, English, and Portuguese.

The community goals are to achieve collectively self-reliance among its member states through the creation of a single large trade block.

This, they plan to achieve success by building a full economic trading union. ECOWAS official headquarters is proudly in Abuja Nigeria with the present Chairman of the community being Mohamadou Issoufour.

Jean-Claude Kassi Brou is the President of the Commission and Moustapha Cisse Lo. The mission of the community is to promote economic integration across the ECOWAS region.

Fully enacted by May 28, 1975, a treaty signed in Lagos and the July 24, 1993, treaty revision signed in Cotonou.

ECOWAS Recruitment 2021

ECOWAS, an acronym for the Economic Community of West Africa States is the regional economic and political group of fifteen West African countries. 

It was founded on May 28, 1975, following the signing of the Treaty of Lagos.

The community which comprises eight (8) French-speaking countries, five (5) English speaking countries, and two (2) Portuguese speaking countries collectively comprises over 349 million population and an area of 5,114,162km2.

Functions of ECOWAS

The Economic Community of West African States’ functions is embedded in the fundamental principles of the community.

These principles enshrined in the community doubles as a guide in dealing with member states. On this note, the principles include;

  1. To promote interdependence and equality between member states.
  2. To promote collective solidarity and self-reliance between member states.
  3. To promote between member states’ non-aggression.
  4. To promote harmonization of policies, interstate cooperation, and integration of programs among member states.
  5. To promote the peaceful settlement of disputes, a peaceful environment, and active co-operation among neighbouring countries as a prerequisite for economic development.
  6. To maintain regional peace, security, and stability through the strengthening and promotion of neighbourliness.
  7. To promote social justice, accountability, economic participation, and popular participation in development among member countries.
  8. To recognize, protect, and promote human and people’s rights in full accordance with the African Charter on Human and People’s rights provisions among member states.
  9. To promote the just and equitable distribution of the cost and benefits of economic cooperation and integration among member states.
  10. To consolidate and promote a democratic system of government in every member state as stated in the Declaration of Political Principles adopted in Abuja on July 6, 1991.
  11. To promote the observance and recognition of the rules and regulation of the community among member states.

ECOWAS Recruitment Requirements 2021

  • You should be from Nigeria or any ECOWAS member states in West Africa.
  • You shouldn’t be above 50 years of age.
  • ECOWAS needs more of a woman, so if you are a woman you will be given a greater chance.
  • You need to be computer literate.
  • Be ready to work in any country base on your work portfolio.
  • Your educational requirements should be in line with the job description.

ECOWAS Recruitment Vacancies 2021

In order to ensure effective implementation of its sectoral programmes, ECOWAS specialized agencies and institutions including the Community Court of Justice, the ECOWAS Parliament, the West African Health Organization (WAHO) and the Intergovernmental Action Group against Money Laundering (GIABA) wishes to recruit qualified and capable, national candidates from the ECOWAS Member States in the following areas:

  • Accountant, Financial Reporting & Treasury
  • Inter-Institutional Liaison Officer
  • Translator, Portuguese
  • Accountant
  • Strategic Planning Officer
  • Protocol Officer
  • Parliamentary Research Officer
  • Assistant Budget Officer
  • Human Resource Officer
  • Principal Officer, Legal Services & Research
  • Chief Registrar
  • Accounting Assistant
  • Office Manager / Receptionist
  • Office Manager (Bilingual Secretary)
  • Driver
  • Non-Financial Entities Officer
  • Communication and Advocacy Officer
  • Principal Officer, Strategic Planning and  Resource Mobilization
  • Translator – English / French
  • Legal Adviser
  • Information Manager
  • Programme Officer, Marine and Continental Fisheries Development
  • Programme Officer – Livestock Development, Pastoralism and Transhumance
  • Programme Officer, Aquaculture Development
  • Programme Officer, Food Security and Nutrition
  • Programme Officer, Agribusiness and Value Chains Development
  • Programme Officer, Ecowas Agriculture Information System (ECOAGRIS)
  • Chairman – ERERA
  • Principal Program Officer, System Management and Planning
  • Principal Accountant, Finance
  • Principal Officer, General Admin & Conference
  • Principal Officer, Human Resources
  • Principal Officer, Library, Documentation & Research
  • Principal Officer, Communication
  • Principal Officer, Language Services
  • Principal Officer, Protocol
  • Principal Program Officer, Infrastructure

How to Apply for ECOWAS Recruitment

  • To apply Visit here:  Or here
  • All possible positions that are open for application are randomly advertised on the page.
  • You should download the application form
  • While submitting your application to the ECOWAS recruitment team via their website your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a motivation letter to [email protected]
  • If you are successful and shortlisted you will receive a mail from ECOWAS.

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