Posted on :
16 Feb, 2017
16 Feb, 2017
ACBF was established by African Governments and their Development Partners to help build sustainable human and institutional capacity for good governance and development management.
Established in 1991, the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) builds human and institutional capacity for good governance and economic development in Africa. To date the Foundation has empowered governments, parliaments, civic society, private sector and higher education institutions in more than 45 countries and 6 regional economic communities. ACBF supports capacity development through investments, technical support, knowledge generation and sharing across Africa.
Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Contract Type: Fixed Term Renewable (subject to probationary
period of one year)
Department: Operations, West and Central Africa
Duty Station: Accra, Ghana
Basic Description of the Position
The Administrative Assistant provides a full range of administrative support to the department, coordinate and monitor actions in support of department work activities ensuring high quality, accuracy and consistency of work.
Duties & Responsibilities
Selection will be on a competitive basis and the following qualifications, experience and competencies are required;
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration, Social Sciences from an accredited institution. Secretarial training would be an added advantage.
At least five years’ of progressive and relevant administrative experience is required. Experience in usage of Microsoft office software packages and knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages.
Very good knowledge of English and French (written and spoken).
Functional Skills and Knowledge:
Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted. The Executive Secretary reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level.
This position is open to nationals of Ghana and other nationals with valid Ghanaian work permit.
Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
ACBF is a smoke-free environment.
How to Apply
Applications, quoting the reference “Administrative Assistant/04/17,” including curriculum vitae with three (3) referees should be received at the address below by 28 February 2017.
The Executive Secretary
The African Capacity Building Foundation
P.O. Box 1562
E-mail: [email protected]