Social Scientist
2d ago
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Job Summary

To follow up affiliates activities and programmes and make recommendations to the OATUU Secretariat for follow up, and perform other duties assigned.

  • Minimum Qualification : Degree
  • Experience Level : Senior level
  • Experience Length : 3 years
  • Job Description

    The Organisation of African Trade Union Unity(OATUU), a specialized agency of the African Union in the field of labour withits headquarters based in Accra, requires the services of experienced personsto fill the following vacant positions

    Duties and responsibilities :

  • Tofollow up affiliates activities and programmes and make recommendations to the OATUUSecretariat for follow up,
  • Tobe abreast and analyze socio-economic development globally and within thecontinent as it impacts on workers and advice the Secretariat,
  • Toarticulate and develop draft statements, declaration and position papers onthematic issues as may be directed by the Secretariat forits consideration and approval,
  • Toassist in preparation of constitutional meetings of the Organization andprogrammes as they affect the International Relations and Organization Department,
  • Toprepare and submit reports to Management on activities and programmes of the Internationaland Organisation Department for submission to the organs of OATUU,
  • Tobe involved in research / surveys on socio-economic issues and follow up with theprogrammes and activities of the African Union (AU) in consultation with the OATUUSecretariat through the Supervising Head of the International Relations andOrganization Department,
  • Todesign, manage, and undertake research projects to investigate social issues,such as employment, unemployment, gender, health, education, and social policy,
  • Toassist in determining OATUU’s research / social agendas and develop policyrecommendations,
  • Toestablish database on socio-economic issues of the African region,
  • Toprepare and submit narrative reports to the OATUU Management and Cooperating Partner Organizations,
  • Toperform any other duties as may be assigned by the OATUU Management.
  • Job requirements

  • A minimum of first degree in any of the Social Sciences, including Economics, Political Science and International Relations,
  • At least three years of extensive training in social science research methods,
  • Knowledge in the areas of the labour market, trade unionism, gender, SDGs, the ILO and AU,
  • Knowledge and skills on data and information gathering, analysis, interpretation and presentation,
  • Analytical mindset and good problem-solving skills,
  • Strong computer literacy skills,
  • Good communication and networking skills,
  • Team commitment and gender sensitive,
  • Fluency in English and French languages. Arabic and Portuguese will be an added advantage.
  • Strong computer literacy skills.
  • Interested applicants should send CVS to oatuu.recruitment20

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