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AMCOW intends to develop a comprehensive Knowledge Management Strategy and Action Plan, and the Secretariat therefore seeks to engage a consultant to support it in this task.


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Qualified candidates are to send in applications through post or by email to:

The Executive Secretary

AMCOW Secretariat,

11 TY Danjuma Street, Asokoro,

Abuja Nigeria

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Deadline for applications is set at midnight of March 21stst 2017



Personal Assistant (Senior Personal Secretary)

Duty Station: Abuja, Nigeria

Purpose of the job:

To manage the Executive Secretary office and on the basis thereof provide efficient administrative, logistical and secretarial service.

Duties and responsibilities:

1. Overall management of the executive office and provides secretarial services including organizing the office and creating a conducive working environment

2. Provides coordination and administrative support to the Executive Secretary’s office, including all departments/units under the office

3. Assists with preparing and managing travels and logistics for Executives, consultants and invited office visitors

4. Receives incoming phone calls and directs them to appropriate office, and likewise receive customers/visitors and direct them appropriately

5. Maintains and update office diary

6. Arranges appointments and meetings as appropriate including arranging agenda and programmes for meetings under the Executive Secretary’s docket

7. Creates and maintains good record and filing systems for incoming and outgoing mails and meeting documents

8. Keeps and maintains list /database of names and detailed contact addresses of AMCOW Organs’ members and related officials as well as database of partners and experts

9. Takes dictation, transcribes and drafts correspondence, memoranda, etc, and draft response to correspondences as agreed with the Executive Secretary or according to previous correspondences, other available information sources, in accordance with the standard office’s standards

10. Translates/interprets documents from English to French and vice versa

11. Promotes a positive corporate image and culture of the Secretariat

12. Maintains records of all special services agreement issued by the office and ensure that all documentation related to these contracts is complete and kept up to date

13. Performs any other duties as required and directed by the Supervisors


  • National from AMCOW Member States
  • Higher National Diploma in Secretarial Studies or its equivalent in any related field.
  • Experience spanning not less than 10 years with at least 5 years in relevant institution.
  • Commensurate skills in typing and use of Microsoft Office software.
  • Bilingual English and French

Female candidates with required qualifications are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews

• Closing date:

Interested candidates must submit their CV not later than 17th March, 2017 to:

The Executive Secretary

African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW)

Secretariat: No. 11 T.Y. Danjuma Street,

Asokoro Abuja, Nigeria

Or email to:

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Telephone: +234 (0) 9 870 3749

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