ECOWAS Recruitment 2017 │ How to Apply

ECOWAS Recruitment 2017 │ How to Apply

ECOWAS Recruitment 2017 │ How to Apply

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a West Africa regional group with 15 Member States (three landlocked and one island) with a population of about 300million and an annual economic growth rate of around 6%. ECOWAS Recruitment is on.

The ECOWAS Commission is one of the eight Regional Economic Communities that support the African Union to coordinate the implementation of continental and regional integration and development programmes in the West African region. ECOWAS is currently seeking to employ suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant position below:

Job: Logistics Specialist

Reference: ECW/WAHO-CDC/11
Job Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Grade: P3/P4
Reports to: The Head of Division, Administration, and Finance
Job Summary

  • Under the supervision of the Head of Administration and Finance Division, the logistician is responsible for assisting in the management of all logistical aspects related to epidemic prevention, detection, and control, particularly within the framework of the deployment of the ECOWAS Regional Rapid Response Team.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
The Incumbent will work with the Professional Staff of the ECOWAS Regional Centre for Disease Surveillance Control in adition to the particular with the Incident Manager. He/she will:

  • Provide logistic services for deployment of the ECOWAS Regional Rapid Response Team.
  • Support the Administration division in planning and organizing the work of all casual staff
  • In collaboration with the Administration Officer of the ECOWAS Regional Centre for Disease Surveillance and Control, monitor supplies and maintain cordiality with suppliers
  • Supervise and send faulty materials or products back to suppliers for replacements.
  • Manage pieces of equipment and materials.
  • Supervise control of supplies and equipment and development of user and maintenance guides.
  • Provide administrative and financial guidelines concerning logistical aspects and the use of equipment, in particular vehicles

ECOWAS Recruitment Requirements

  • A B.Sc in logistics or related field;
  • Mastery of Microsoft Excel, logistics processes, and logistics performance indicators.
  • Possessing a higher degree will reduce the required professional experience to three (3) years;
  • Excellent leadership skills, and good interpersonal relations and advocacy skills.
  • Excellent strategic thinking, global approach, report writing abilities.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills as well as good knowledge of health policies in the various ECOWAS Countries.
  • Control of storage procedures and optimal preservation conditions for pharmaceuticals
  • At least five years of professional experience in Operations and Logistics Engineering.


  • Candidate must be at most 50 (fifty) years of age at the point of recruitment and must be an ECOWAS citizen.


  • Must be fluent in any of the following; English, French and Portuguese.

Annual Salary
USD 36,901 USD 44,469 and/or USD 44,328 – USD 51,637

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates can download the “Job Application Form” below, fill and send it as an email attachment together with their CVs to

Click Here to Download Job Application Form

Application Closing Date26th October 2017.


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