ECOWAS Job Vacancies

Open: Accepting applications

The ECOWAS Community is undergoing institutional Reforms and currently engaged in the implementation of a series of critical and strategic programmes.

To this effect, ECOWAS Commissioner and its sister institutions ( Parliament, Court of Justices, GIABA and WAHC) are in the process of recruiting qualified and capable nations from its fifteen member-states to fill vacant positions available in the new Organogram.

The ECOWAS Commission are therefore sending to institutions advertisement related to vacancies to be published on institution's website, providing a linkage to:

Please note that the vacant positions are progressively being uploaded on the ECOWAS Website and are open to ECOWAS citizens below the age of 50 years.

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Purpose of the position
Created on 28 May 1975, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional intergovernmental organization formed by the following fifteen (15) Member States: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. Its Headquarters is in Abuja, Nigeria and its official working languages are: English, French and Portuguese

In order to ensure an effective implementation of its sectoral programmes, ECOWAS specialized agencies and institutions including the Community Court of Justice, the ECOWAS Parliament, the West African Health Organization (WAHO) and the Intergovernmental Action Group against Money Laundering (GIABA) wishes to recruit qualified and capable, national candidates from ECOWAS Member States in the following areas:

General Administration, Conferences, Finance; Human Resources Management,
Macroeconomic policies, Economic Research, Infrastructure,
Trade, Customs, Free Movement, Industry and Promotion of the Private Sector
Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources, Health, Animal Health
Political Affairs, Peace, Security, Social Affairs and Gender
Education, Science and Culture, Youth and Sport Development
Telecommunications and Information Technologies
Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing
International Relations, Diplomacy, Legal Affairs
Monitoring and evaluation, Strategic management, Strategic planning
Mining, Energy, Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency
Internal audit
Job Description

Applicants are kindly requested to visit the ECOWAS website regularly, , where the positions will be published regularly and apply as follows:

  • Download the application form by clicking on the link in parentheses (JOB APPLICATION FORM) and fill it out correctly;
  • Attach a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a motivation letter;
  • Send all the above mentioned documents to the related e-mail addresses.

Potential candidates must be under 50 years of age. Female applications are encouraged. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications initially submitted with only the CV remain acceptable.