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Regional program to support food and nutrition security in West Africa

Africa subsarienne
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Project description
ECOWAS will start shortly a program to support food security and nutrition in West Africa, supported with AFD funding. This program will contribute to develope the technical content, institutional framework and financial mechanism of ECOWAP, the regional agricultural policy. The program includes four components : (i) Implementation of a renewed approach to food security analysis (FS) - (ii) Promotion of public tools for market regulation - (iii) Management of regional instruments for management of Food Security , (vi) strengthening of ECOWAS institutional capacity to define and implement regional FS policies. This regional program will be coordinated by a team of five staff (a coordinator, an accountant and three thematic program officers) over a four years period, supported by a Technical Assistant for the first two years.

Local accountant

Food security
Long term
End recruitment
Job description
The  accountant will be responsible for the financial and administrative management of the program :
• Budget planning and monitoring,
• Invoices checking and payments of contractors.
• Bank account monitoring.
• Accountancy management and book-keeping
Job qualification
Graduate degree in accountancy and/or business management
At least 10 years of professional experience, with experience in international cooperation management and administration.
• Established experience with CEDEAO accountancy procedures.
• Good abilities for team work
• Professional experience in at least 2 countries of the ECOWAS region.
• This post is only open to ECOWAS citizen.

-Excellent written and oral communication skills both in English and French
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