UNECA Consultant Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

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UNECA Consultant Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

UNECA Ethiopia looking for “Consultant”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before 22nd February, 2024.

Established by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations (UN) in 1958 as one of the UN’s five regional commissions, ECA’s mandate is to promote the economic and social development of its member States, foster intra-regional integration, and promote international cooperation for Africa’s development. Made up of 54 member States, and playing a dual role as a regional arm of the UN and as a key component of the African institutional landscape, ECA is well positioned to make unique contributions to address the Continent’s development challenges.

The UNECA has published a job vacancy announcement on 16th February, 2024 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Consultant to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

UNECA Job Vacancy 2024

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Consultant will work under the overall guidance of the Coordinator of ATPC and the direct supervision of an ATPC staff assigned for the task. To achieve the objectives of the consultancy, the expert will perform the following key tasks:

  • Prepare a comprehensive issues paper that articulates the nature, role, state of awareness, capacity and preparedness of the African Private Sector to support and take advantage of the AfCFTA so as to inform the development of strategies to engage the private sector on AfCFTA and related issues.
  • Identify existing impediments to effective utilization of the Agreement by the private sector and propose solutions to the identified challenges.
  • Identify national level reforms and incentives to encourage private sector utilization of the AfCFTA trade and investment opportunities.
  • Propose mechanisms for enhancing the capacity of women and youth entrepreneurs to take advantage of opportunities created by the AfCFTA.
  • Propose strategies for inclusive implementation of the AfCFTA for SME’s and women- and youth-owned businesses.
  • Identify complementary measures to support women traders and women-owned SMEs to ensure a more inclusive trade under the AfCFTA.
  • Develop a framework / manual to assist countries to translate the agreement into practical processes and procedures that enable the private sector to take full advantage of opportunities.
  • Prepare policy briefs on topics of relevance to the private sector.

Position in Organization:

  • Posting Title: Consultant – Communications and Social Media
  • Job Opening ID: 223861
  • Job Network: Public Information and Conference Management
  • Job Family: Public Information
  • Category and Level: Consultants, CON
  • Duty Station: ADDIS ABABA
  • Department/Office: Economic Commission for Africa
  • Date Posted: Feb 15, 2024
  • Deadline: Feb 21, 2024

Minimum Requirements:


  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree) in international development, social sciences, political science, humanities, communications, engineering or a field related to communications is required.
  • A first level university degree in a combination of additional two years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the master’s degree.


  • A minimum of five years of proven experience in an international development context. knowledge of communications tools and platforms is required. Professional qualifications in communications is desirable.


  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position fluency in English is required. Knowledge of the other is an advantage.

How to Apply UNECA Consultant Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://careers.un.org/jobSearchDescription/223861?language=en

The Closing Date: 22nd February, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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