African Union nationals: Manager of Communication and Visibility

Abuja, Nigeria
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
International Organization
Experience Level: 
10+ Years
Degree Required: 
Advanced Degree (Master's or JD)
Languages Required: 


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AMCOW is an intergovernmental, Pan-African, non-budgetary institution working under the Specialized Technical Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Water and Environment of the African Union (AU), and provides political oversight on water resources and sanitation in Africa. AMCOW’s mission is to promote cooperation, security, social and economic development, and poverty alleviation among member states through the effective management of the continent’s water resources and the provision of water supply and sanitation services, and is mandated to provide political leadership in the implementation of the African Water Vision 2025 and water components of the African Union’s Agenda 2063.

Position Title: Manager of Communication and Visibility

Closing Date: 5 April, 2019

The  Manager of Communications and Visibility function is a strong support to the  Director of Programmes, who leads and develops an internal team to support the following areas:

- Management of all communications efforts aiming to enhance the Secretariat’s activities, visibility, public relations, and policy advocacy positions amongst a broad range of AMCOW Member States, strategic partners, and high-profile stakeholders.

- The Communications and Visibility Officer, under the leadership of the line Head, and in partnering with the Learning and Knowledge Sharing Manager,  as well as the Projects management team, plays a critical role in planning, coordinating, and supporting the organization and implementation and/or delivery of various communication activities with a wide range of high-profile stakeholders. Such stakeholders of particular importance would include the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), Regional Economic Commissions (RECs) and the Executive Committee (EXCO) of the Governing Council composed of African Ministers of Water.

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Interested candidates for this position should submit, or email their formal application and CV to:

The Executive Secretary

African Minister’s Council on Water (AMCOW)

11 T.Y Danjuma Street,

Asokoro District, Abuja Nigeria.