Sélection d’Experts Sectoriels pour la CEDEAO

22 Mai, 2023

From : 22/05/2023 To 15/06/2023
Reference: No.1-ECW/ADM-PROC-HR/22-06/kik

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), within the framework of the
execution of its 2020 Budget, intends to apply a portion of the budgeted funds for the Selection of
Subject Matters Experts.

REVISED FINAL-SMI-Subject Matters Experts-August 2020

2. The main objectives are to ensure objectivity and transparency in the selection process, the
Experts will assist the ECOWAS Selection Team in the interview process and to minimize possible
occurrences of biases, ensure greater efficiency and boost credibility of the selection process.

3. Duties and responsibilities of the consultants: The Consultant is expected to provide guidance
and expert advice to the recruitment team (Panelists) with focus on the following:
• Assist in finalising the candidate shortlist for the relevant positions within SME area of
expertise, as need be.
• Play an active role in setting interview questions, assessing and scoring candidates’
performance to facilitate the final selection and provide inputs to the respective interview

4. The ECOWAS Commission invites eligible Individual Consultants (“Consultants”) to indicate
their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information
demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the
Services. The shortlisting criteria are as follows:
• Be a citizen of an ECOWAS Member state
Educational Qualification
▪ Shall justify of having a Master’s degree or its equivalent in its area of specialisation from a
recognised University; Please provide proof (Attestation or certificate)
▪ Possession of Doctorate degree or equivalent in your area of specialisation would be an
advantage. Please provide proof (Attestation or certificate)
▪ Shall justify at least twelve (12) years of experience in teaching, research or Practice in the
area of specialization;
▪ Candidate who have successfully executed at least one (1) similar assignment with
International Organization or Public Body, Government or Private renowned Entities. Please
provide proof (Award Letter OR Contract OR Job completion Certificate duly signed
by the client)
• The individual consultant shall be fluent in one (1) of the ECOWAS Official Language French,
English or Portuguese Languages (reading, writing, speaking).
• The practical knowledge of others ECOWAS Official language would be an advantage.

5. Areas of Specialisation Required:
The subject areas of concern are as below:
1. Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management
2. Agriculture & Natural Resource Management
3. Animal Health and Veterinary Science
4. Audit & Financial control
5. Change Management & Institutional reform
6. Civil Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure Management
7. Communication & Journalism
8. Conflict Management & Resolution
9. Culture & National Heritage Management
10. Custom Policy and Harmonization
11. Democracy and Good Governance
12. Disaster and Relief coordination
13. Documentation & Achieving
14. Drug, Crime Management/Law enforcement
15. Early Warning &Response Management
16. Economics &Trade Policy Management
17. Education and curriculum Development
18. Electoral Management
19. Energy & Mines
20. Energy Access and alternative energy
21. Electricity Regulatory
22. Environment & Climate Change
23. Epidemiology and Public Health Management
24. Facilities & Maintenance Management
25. Financial Management
26. Free Movement and Cross Border management
27. Gender Development & Awareness
28. Geographical information System (GIS) & Mapping
29. Health Care Development &Management
30. Human Resource Management
31. Human Rights & International Relations
32. Humanitarian Affairs & Relief Operations
33. Immigration and Labour Migration
34. Information and Communication Technology
35. Information Technology and Cyber Security
36. Insurance Management
37. International Conference Management and Protocol
38. International Relations& Diplomacy
39. Language Science and Interpretation/translation
40. Legal & Regulatory Affairs
41. Library Science & information Management
42. Logistics Management
43. Maritime Security & Surveillance
44. Mediation and International Cooperation
45. Mining Development and Geology
46. Money Laundering & Terrorism financing
47. Monitoring & Evaluation
48. Multimedia and Audio-Visual Production
49. Office Management & Administration
50. Oil & Gas Management
51. Parliamentary Affairs & Research
52. Peace keeping and Regional Security
53. Postal Policy Management
54. Procurement Management
55. Project Management
56. Quality Assurance
57. Security and Criminal Intelligence Management
58. Security Sector Reform & Policy Harmonization
59. Social Affairs & Policy Harmonization
60. Statistical Research & Data Management
61. Strategic Planning, Management & Leadership
62. Telecommunications Management
63. Industry Management & Policy Harmonization
64. Transport Infrastructure and Management (Air, Land, Sea)
65. Transport Management & Logistics
66. Youths &Sports Development Management
6. The selection will be done on the basis of a comparison of curricula vitae and for each
language, the best CVs per area of specialization will be considered.

NB: Please note that the selected and invited subject matter Expert will be provided with return
air ticket (Economy class), ECOWAS perdiem rate ($US 262 per day) and ECOWAS honorarium
($US 400 for workdays).

7. Interested consultants may obtain further information at the email addresses below during
office hours: Monday to Friday from 9.00 am GMT+1 to 5.00 pm (GMT+1), Nigeria Time.
Email: procurement@ecowas.int, with copy to: sbangoura@ecowas.int; vvieira-bamba@ecowas.int ;
ikkamara@ecowas.int ; dkoffi@ecowas.int

8. Expressions of Interest (with attachment of detailed CV and credentials), indicating on the
subject line SELECTION OF SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS FOR ECOWAS, clearly indicating your
AREA OF SPECIALIZATION, must be delivered electronically to the email address indicated below,
latest by Thursday June 15, 2023 at 11.00 am (GMT+1), Nigeria Time.
Email: subjectmatterexperts2023@ecowas.int

Commissioner Internal Services

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