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African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW)


The African Ministers' Council on Water (AMCOW) was formed in 2002 in Abuja, Nigeria. AMCOW is an inter-governmental, Pan-African, non-budgetary institution working under the Specialized Technical Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Water and Environment of the African Union (AU), and provides political oversight on water resources and sanitation in Africa. AMCOW’s mission is to promote cooperation, security, social and economic development, and poverty alleviation among member states through the effective management of the continent’s water resources and the provision of water supply and sanitation services, and is mandated to provide political leadership in the implementation of the African Water Vision 2025 and water components of the African Union’s Agenda 2063.


1. Position Title: Africa Sanitation Policy Guidelines Coordination Support Officer

Duties and responsibility: The ASPG Coordination Support Officer’s function is to coordinate the administration of the process of developing the Africa Sanitation Policy Guidelines. He/She reports to the Sanitation Project Manager and is responsible for the following:

· Plans and organizes meetings of the TFOC and the TF

· Pulls together the documents and reports to be reviewed in the process of the development of the document

· Manages the internal communications of the TFOC and TF and communicates with other external partners

· Manages the logistics of the meetings of the TFOC and the TF

· Liaises with the Knowledge Management Unit to record and conserve all collected documents and make available on

AMCOW website as deemed relevant

· Carries out any other task as assigned by the Executive Secretary of AMCOW

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2. Position Title: Conference Coordination Support Officer for AfricaSan 5 and AWW7

Duties and responsibility: The position of Conference Coordination Support Officer for Africa Water Week 7 and AfricaSan 5 is a position that will support the planning and organizing of Africa Water Week and AfricaSan conferences planned to take place in October 2018 and February 2019 respectively.

Some of the responsibilities of the Conferences Coordination Support Officer include:

· Support the coordination of the activities of the consultants working on the AWW and AfricaSan Conferences

·Support liaison with the Local Organising Committee of the AfricaSan and AWW conferences

· Draft plans. Organises calendar or meeting and keeps the minutes of the meetings of the organising teams and subcommittees.

·Communications with partners and stakeholders involved in the organizing of the AfricaSan conference including the member states in close liaison with the conference management team leaders

·Supports the planning and organizing of the Subregional meetings and the country dialogue towards the AfricaSan conference; and the country focus of the AWW

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Submission of Applications:

Interested candidates for this position should submit or email their formal application and resume not later than 12:00 (Noon) on 15th July, 2018 to:

The Executive Secretary

African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW)

No. 11, T.Y. Danjuma Street, Asokoro District

Abuja, Nigeria.

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N.B. Female candidates with required qualifications are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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