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  • Job ID 1004472
  • Experience 5 Years
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description


FKE hosts BUSINESS Africa Employers Confederation, the Employers body in Africa, with a focus on voicing employers’ concerns in the region regarding labor, employment, and social affairs. BUSINESS Africa is recruiting a Coordinator, Operations to efficiently manage the day-to-day operational needs of the Secretariat.

Reporting to the Secretary General, the job holder will provide support in the preparation, implementation, monitoring, and reporting of Business Africa Initiatives and programs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate programs and activities involving BUSINESSAfrica and its members.
  • Assist in preparing communication with members, partners, and other stakeholders.
  • Manage BUSINESSAfrica website content and social media platforms.
  • Oversee BUSINESSAfrica’s members’ database and contacts.
  • Establish and manage relationships with BUSINESSAfrica partners.
  • Support in BUSINESSAfrica strategic planning, plan implementation, and monitoring.
  • Represent BUSINESSAfrica in assigned meetings and forums.
  • Prepare various BUSINESSAfrica reports in English and French.
  • Support in mobilization of resources for BUSINESSAfrica.
  • Coordinate engagement of BUSINESSAfrica with its members.
  • Coordinate engagement of BUSINESSAfrica with policymakers.
  • Translate BUSINESSAfrica information, communications, and educational material.
  • Follow up on the implementation of BUSINESSAfrica resolutions.
  • Prepare and present work progress reports to the Secretary General.
  • Perform any other duties as required by the Secretary General.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, International Relations/Social policy/Communications, or a related field of social sciences.
  • Proficiency in both English and French.
  • At least 5 years of relevant proven and practical experience, preferably from a Membership Organization.
  • Experience in media relations, public relations, communication, advocacy, and public policy matters.
  • Experience in office administration and coordination roles.
  • Understanding of the employment, labor, and enterprise situation in Africa.
  • Ability to work with donors and development partners.

Key Skills, Competencies, and Desired Attributes:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail, ability to multitask, and manage diverse tasks simultaneously.
  • Strong organizational and coordination skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with highly confidential information.
  • Strong administrative skills.
  • Relationship management skills.
  • Technologically savvy.

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their application (indicating current and expected salary) and a detailed Curriculum Vitae with 3 professional referees through, indicating the job title and reference number in the subject line. The deadline for submission is January 05, 2024. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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