Assistant Secretary General (Programmes) at COMESA


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  • Company: COMESA
  • Location: Zambia
  • State: Lusaka
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Zambia
Job Description

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) is a regional integration grouping of twenty-one (21) Member States who agreed to strengthen and converge their economies through the attainment of full market integration. COMESA’s main objective is to create a common market and eventually to become a part of the African Economic Community. More information can be obtained from the website  http://www.comesa.int/

The Secretariat of COMESA, which is based in Lusaka, Zambia, is headed by the Secretary General, who is the Chief Executive Officer of the Common Market and is assisted by two Assistant Secretaries General, one responsible for Programmes and the other responsible for Administration and Finance.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced professionals from COMESA member states for the following post:  

  1. JOB TITLE   :  ASSISTANT SECRETARY GENERAL (PROGRAMMES)

DEPT                     :   Programmes LOCATION            :   Lusaka, Zambia REPORTING TO     :   Secretary General GRADE                  :   Executive Management 2 SALARY SCALE    : COM$ 111,023

2. THE PURPOSE OF THE JOB

To assist the Secretary General in the coordination and implementation of the COMESA Treaty and decisions of the Policy Organs.

To take responsibility of the following divisions of the Secretariat:

  • Trade and Customs;
  • Infrastructure and Logistics;
  • Gender and Social Affairs;
  • Information and Networking;
  • Industry and Agriculture; and
  • Any other divisions established by Council

Minimum Qualifications

A Masters Degree in either Economics, Management, Finance, Social Sciences or related disciplines. Applicants with a PhD in any of the above disciplines will have an added advantage.

Method of Application
Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 15th June, 2022.