Under the overall supervision of the CEO of the APRM, the incumbent will be responsible for ensuring the effective and efficient delivery of corporate operations and ultimately helping to ensure that the APRM achieves its core aims and objectives.

Key Strategic Challenges will include, amongst others:


§  Researching, drafting and implementing appropriate strategies and policies in relation to finance, human resources, procurement and audit issues

§  Overseeing the finance function, ensuring proper administration of the Secretariat’s financial affairs, advising and assisting the CEO and other Directors on budget and financial planning strategies

§  Leading and directing the overall provision of Human Resources services, policies, and programs which are aimed at supporting the APRM to achieve its business objectives

§  The development, implementation and continued compliance of IT related strategies, policies and procedures

§  Ensuring compliance with APRM’s procurement policy and guidance

§  Maintaining constant liaison with the relevant government departments of the Republic of South Africa to support the effective implementation of the Host Country Agreement


Qualifications & Professional Experience Required:

§  Masters’ Degree in Business / Public Administration

§  Minimum of 8 years experience in a managerial role

§  Extensive experience in Human Resources management and Administration in a national or international public institution

§  Knowledge of APRM objectives and process

§  Proficiency in one of the African Union working languages.



Indicative basic salary US$ 47,829.00 per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. post adjustment (57% of basic salary), housing allowance (US$ 26,496.00 per annum), education allowance (75% of tuition and other related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$7,800.00 per child per annum), etc. for internationally recruited staff of the Commission.


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