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ECOWAS Hiring Situation Room Officer (Two Positions) 725 views

ECOWAS seeking qualified persons to fill the position of Situation Room Officer (Two Positions). See details of this offer below.

  • Department: Political Affairs, peace and Security
  • Directorate: Early Warning
  • Grade: P2
  • Annual Salary: USD 31,192 – USD 38,869
  • Supervisor: Principal Programme Officer, Systems
  • Reference: ECW/PAPS/NEWRM-P (6)
  • Duration: Contract(Two years, renewable)
  • Duty Station: Abuja, Nigeria

Duties and Responsibilities

The Situation Room Assistant would be functionally attached to and work under the supervision of the P.P.O Systems Manager.

He / She would have the responsibility to:

The Situation Room Officer (SRO) is responsible for

  • Monitoring of Field Monitor’s technical reporting performance
  • Ensure the quality of reports received from various sources and regularly review quality control mechanisms and procedures
  • Providing Bi-monthly and monthly technical reports on field monitors contribution to the ECOWARN System
  • Collecting data for the Daily Highlight
  • Filing all documents in the appropriate folders including uploading documents into the database as well as the Portal.
  • Deleting documents of a sensitive nature when such documents become outdated from the archiving system. This requires consultation with the Information Officer who is responsible for managing the Archiving system.
  • Filing/archiving hard and soft copy reports which include but not limited to:
    • ECOWARN Daily Highlight Report
    • Weekly Sitrep,
    • Monthly Sitrep
    • Quarterly Sitrep
    • Policy Briefs
    • Annual Reports
    • Incident and Situation reports
    • Mission Reports/ Press releases/Communiqués/ Other relevant information.
  • Assist in the preparation of meetings
  • Perform any other tasks assigned

Qualification and experience

A Bachelor of Science degree in any of the Social Science, Law, Communication, Information, Law, Political Science, Arts or Business Administration or its equivalent plus a minimum of three (3) years relevant professional experience. Ability to be detail oriented and organized. Ability to work effectively with various personalities and levels of authority.

Personal Specification

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Tools such as Word, Excel, Ms Power Point, Access.
  • Good self and time management skills.
  • Good negotiation and problem solving skills.
  • Pro-active management outlook.
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment.


Candidates should not be over 50 years old at the point of recruitment and must be a citizen of one of the ECOWAS member states.


Must be fluent in one of the official languages of the Community: English, French and Portuguese. A working knowledge of another would be an advantage.

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