Chief Registrar at the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

The Financial Group of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen West African nations. Based on 28 Could 1975, with the signing of the Treaty of Lagos, its mission is to advertise financial integration throughout the area.

We’re recruiting to fill the place beneath:

Job Title: Chief Registrar

Location: Abuja

Establishment: ECOWAS Group Courtroom of Justice

Grade: D2

Standing: Everlasting

Directorate: Registry

Division: Courtroom Registry

Line Supervisor: President of the Courtroom

Function Overview

  • Beneath the supervision of the President of the Courtroom, the incumbent shall be answerable for the judicial case administration, judicial administration, data administration and the supply of providers for the environment friendly discharge of the judicial capabilities of the Courtroom. The Chief Registrar will help the Judges within the Efficiency of their capabilities.


  • Director, Analysis & Documentation
  • Deputy Chief Registrar
  • Director Administration & Finance.

Roles and Duties

  • Attends Courtroom sittings;
  • Supervises, screens and coordinates the actions of the Courtroom Registry;
  • Liable for the acceptance, transmission and custody of paperwork below the course of the President;
  • Liable for the preparation of minutes and data of proceedings below the course of the President;
  • Supervises, screens and coordinates the processing and repair of all purposes;
  • Displays the interpretation of all pleadings into the official languages of the Courtroom;
  • Plans, supervises, screens and coordinates the duties and packages assigned to the Registry Division for the accomplishment of the court docket’s mandate below the course of the President;
  • Supervises, screens and coordinates Docket administration, file conserving; judicial file administration, automated case file administration, management, indexing and retrieval mechanisms below the course of the President;
  • Prepares the Establishment’s annual draft program finances below the course of the President;
  • Performs some other associated duties as could also be assigned by the President.

Tutorial {Qualifications} and Expertise

  • Grasp’s diploma (or equal) in Legislation from a acknowledged College.
  • 15 years of progressively accountable expertise in Legislation in a senior management capability with a minimal of seven years’ expertise engaged on points associated to the ECOWAS area; expertise working with Member States and delegations within the context of worldwide organizations; intensive expertise in programme and mission planning, financing and oversight;
  • Data of coverage and technique improvement, change administration and associated points, with broad geographical outcomes/impacts;
  • Capability to steer the event, administration/evaluate of studies and papers on technical and coverage points;
  • Data of ECOWAS insurance policies, administration, administrative, budgetary and staffing techniques, procedures and laws;
  • Progressive senior management expertise in establishing strategic partnerships, working collaboratively and constructing consensus with a number of stakeholders on vital and/or complicated points.

Age Restrict:

  • Be beneath 50 years previous. This provision doesn’t apply to inside candidates.

ECOWAS Key Competencies:

  • Demonstrated ardour and dedication to public service ideas, values and ethics, and the apply of accountability in public sector administration;
  • Capability to encourage, inspire and interact others to unravel issues and resolve conflicts, to switch management fashion, to fulfill situational necessities, and to steer efficiently in unsure and unstable environments; develops a tradition the place folks maintain themselves personally accountable for outcomes;
  • Exhibit consistency on actions, values, strategies, confidentiality, ethics, measures, ideas, expectations and outcomes which connotes a deep dedication to do the appropriate factor for the appropriate cause, whatever the circumstances;
  • Properly-developed political acumen, superior judgement, tact and diplomacy to work with numerous curiosity teams and stakeholders, to affect/enlighten coverage course, to implement and promote adherence to governance ideas, the regulatory surroundings and company imaginative and prescient, and to advance strategic priorities related to the ECOWAS mandate;
  • Capability to respect chain of command in an acceptable method;
  • Demonstrated potential to advertise a balanced perspective on the group’s management and governing physique to maintain ECOWAS mission, imaginative and prescient, and values on the forefront of worker determination making and actions;
  • Data of the ECOWAS mandate, strategic plan/priorities in addition to the financial, political and social state/traits of member states, particularly as pertains to personal scope of labor;
  • Sound information of change administration ideas and approaches to allow the achievement of reforms and modernization initiatives, to mobilize folks for change, energize transitions and to construct sustainability.
  • Capability to conduct high-stakes negotiations with high-level shoppers whereas taking account of various stakeholder agendas, cultural norms, situational elements, ECOWAS pursuits; demonstrates the power to companion with inside and exterior shoppers;
  • Capability to determine and capitalize on synergies with different departments, specialised businesses, zonal responsibility stations and key actors and companions to attain targets;
  • Demonstrates the power to personally, decide to advancing ECOWAS targets for improved shopper providers and stakeholder relations; assures acceptable measures are established to ship shopper service excellence;
  • Data of member states future enterprise necessities, balanced with an understanding of inside capability, tradition and local weather;
  • Leads and manages complicated service agreements and strategic relationships with member states; leads and/or oversees new program and mission actions.
  • Understands various cultural views particularly inside west Africa, and delicate to group variations; sees range as a possibility, challenges bias and intolerance;
  • Understanding of the ECOWAS organizational construction, office tradition and its dynamics;
  • Performs a management position in shaping the ethics, values and tradition of the group by constantly speaking and exemplifying them;
  • Capability and fervour to actively assist range administration insurance policies and ideas, act as position mannequin and a champion and advocate of range insurance policies and ideas;
  • Understands inclusion, the affect of unconscious bias, and handle and leverage variations; potential to make/apply the connection between range and innovation, and to supervise a expertise system that continues to be inclusive, clear, and nicely understood;
  • Capability and accountability for incorporating gender views and making certain the equal participation of men and women in all areas of labor
  • Capability to determine roadblocks to ideas of fairness, equity and transparency, to supervise range indicators for planning and program improvement and to create a office freed from discrimination and harassment.
  • Data of ECOWAS establishments and specialised businesses, and the way they interrelate in addition to superior understanding of member nations, their social, financial and political alternatives and challenges, their cultural and geopolitical ties and shared frequent pursuits;
  • Data of ECOWAS authorized framework and approaches to coverage improvement;
  • Data of the foundations and procedures of ECOWAS, the implementation of which is important for the conclusion of targets, the institution of sound inside controls in addition to the monitoring and analysis of packages, plans and insurance policies;
  • Data of ECOWAS partnership agreements, sector packages and tasks, procurement, monetary and human assets insurance policies and practices in addition to inside reforms and capability improvement initiatives.
  • Capability to assume creatively and innovating producing alternate options, visualizing new prospects, difficult assumptions, and being open to extra data;
  • Capability to prioritize motion steps to remain centered on key targets whereas dealing with a number of calls for and competing priorities;
  • Capability to make trade-offs/compromise whereas understanding the potential benefits and drawbacks of an thought or plan of action;
  • Capability to research reporting or working relationships between a number of departments businesses and establishments, and acknowledge areas of potential impediment or challenges and produce options or alternate options to attain strategic priorities;
  • Capability to acquire data, opinions and suggestions from numerous sources to tell selections, produce conclusions and to drive change.
  • Frequently working to broaden personal information and expertise speaking with numerous stakeholders, companions and media to see connections and patterns throughout seemingly unrelated fields of information;
  • Communicates strategically, contemplating such facets as optimum message timing, and type of communication; skillfully handles complicated on-the-spot questions from others, resembling senior public officers, particular curiosity teams, residents or the media;
  • Communicates complicated points clearly and credibly with extensively diverse audiences utilizing two-way communication to achieve others’ enter and understanding;
  • Strategically builds networks and contacts to assist concepts, initiatives and directives; ensures communication plans are developed and applied so audiences are knowledgeable in a well timed method;
  • Exhibit energetic listening abilities to encourage stronger communication amongst crew members, to indicate care and make them really feel valued and to drive worker engagement in all establishments and businesses;
  • Capability to obviously articulate hyperlinks between the group’s technique and the establishment’s targets; generates and communicates broad and compelling organizational course, inspiring others to pursue that very same course; conveys enthusiasm about future prospects; acts as a champion or sponsor of change packages and agendas.
  • Proficiency in data communication applied sciences(ICT);
  • Fluency in oral and written expressions in one of many ECOWAS official languages of the Group (English, French & Portuguese). Data of an extra one shall be an added benefit.
  • Capability to develop clear targets which can be according to agreed methods; identifies precedence actions and assignments; regulate priorities as required; allocates acceptable period of time and assets for finishing duties;
  • Foresees dangers and supply for contingencies when planning; screens and adjusts plans and actions as needed and use time effectively;
  • Interprets the strategic course, together with imaginative and prescient, mission and values into efficient methods; develops, leads and ensures significant communication of shared imaginative and prescient, values, mission and strategic course to encourage and affect others; positions the group to take care of rising and long-term traits, points and alternatives;
  • Champions the event of proactive methods and makes use of strategic alliances to increase organizational and ECOWAS affect;
  • Establishes efficiency expectations, evokes excellence and acknowledges efficiency; oversees the implementation and monitoring of efficiency administration packages to make sure all workers meet efficiency expectations.

Annual Wage

UA90,555.55 USD142,878.54

Software Closing Date

twelfth December, 2020.

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