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Webmaster (Kiswahili) - African Union Commission

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  1. Maxence Melo

    Maxence Melo JF Founder Staff Member

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    The African Union intends to strengthen its capacity to deliver by, among others, the implementation of its organizational structure and the filling of all vacant posts.

    1. Post:
    Job title: Webmaster (Kiswahili)
    Grade: P2
    Supervisor: Web Administrator
    Directorate: Information and Communication
    Duty Station: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    2. Majorduties and responsibilities:
    Under the direct supervision of the Web Administrator, the responsibilities and duties of the incumbent shall include the following:

    1. Develop internal and external websitesusing web and portal technologies;
    2. Compileand ensure timely dissemination of the organizations' documents, audio- visual materials and photos, received from departments, regional offices and the AUorgans;
    3. Proof read content and edit visual materials before uploading onto the website
    4. Assist the web administrator in the management and administration of the web server
    5. Ensure and protect the confidentiality of the activities of the AU
    6. Update and maintain the Kiswahili web site on a daily basis and create necessary links on the website
    7. Assist the web administrator in managing all correspondences coming through the webmaster's address including ensuring the proper delivery of emails to the relevant personnel within the AU Commission
    8. Assistthe web administrator in managing domain names of the AU
    9. Perform requirement analysis to develop special website pages for AU Departments, regional offices and programmes; the analyses should go to web administrator
    10. Developing special pages for AU Departments, regional offices and programmes;
    11. Preparation of power point presentations to popularize the African Union to specific audiences
    12. Contribute to the implementation of website related projects;
    13. Attend meetings and generate relevant content;
    14. Designing printed information materials to popularize the AU
    15. Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisors.

    4. Qualifications and Experience Required
    Candidates must have aminimum Bachelor University degree in computer science/ information system with expertise in the following fields: communication and/or information, Media/Journalism, Marketing, and Public Relations.

    5. Professionalexperience required:
    Candidates must have a minimum of five(5) years of professional, progressively relevant experience in the following:
    - Designing and administration ofwebsites;
    - Working knowledge of web design, Drupal, Joomla. Word press, HTML, CSS, JAVA, PERL and the implementation of scripts such as CGI and ASP to generate web pages dynamically within a Content Management System as well as preparing the Templates including database programming and SQL;
    - Expertise on internet software and hardware (web browsers, email, modems, scanners and other peripherals)

    6. Otherrelevant skills
    · Excellent knowledge of Information Technology networks and their tools of administration;
    · Proficiency with graphics programs,back-end applications, and server functions;
    · Knowledge of desk top publishing
    · Ability to work a flexible schedule including participation in special events and critical situations during evenings and weekends;
    · Must be a self-starter and able to navigate within a large organization:
    · Professional attitude with exceptional verbal communication skills in Kiswahili, editing skills, project management, organizational, interpersonal and time management skills;
    · Excellent written communication skillsin Kiswahili and ability translate content from one of the official languages of the AU to Portuguese.
    · Action-oriented, high initiative, good problem-solving skills, and independent thinking;
    · Highly organized individual with exceptional attention to detail;
    · The ability to work under pressure;
    · Excellent drafting and reportingskills;

    7. Language requirement
    Proficiency in Kiswahili plus oneof the African Union working languages.

    8. Age requirement:
    Candidates must preferably be between 25 and 35 years old.

    9. Tenure of Appointment:
    The appointment will be made on a fixed term contract for aperiod of three (3) years, of with the first twelve months will be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract will be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and deliverables.

    10. Gender Mainstreaming:
    The AU Commission is an equalopportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

    11. Remuneration:
    Indicative basic salary of US$27,892.00 per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Postadjustment (46% of basic salary), Housing allowance ($16,819.20 per annum), education allowance (75% of tuition and other education 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.

    Applications must be made through the AUC E-recruitment Website http://www.aucareers.org not later than 27May 2012