Delegation of the European Union to Ghana

Vacancy - Secretary in the Cooperation Section

04/03/2019 - 15:33
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The deadline for applications is Tuesday 12 March 2019 at 13:00 (Ghana time).

The European Union Delegation to Ghana is looking for a proactive and organised Secretary with a flexible attitude to adapt to various tasks, to work under pressure and to respond quickly to new demands.

We are
The European Union (EU) is an economic and political partnership between 28 European countries. It plays an important role in international affairs through diplomacy, trade, development aid and working with global organisations. Abroad, the EU is represented through more than 140 diplomatic representations, known also as EU Delegations, which have a similar function to those of an Embassy. The EU Delegation to Ghana's mission is "Building a strong partnership with Ghana to promote Peace, Prosperity and People".

We offer
We offer a post of Secretary in the Cooperation Section. Under this post and under the direct supervision of the Head of Cooperation, the successful candidate will provide secretarial support for document management and filing, internal communication, provision of information to the section, organisation of events, and for the initiation of operational files. The specific job function may be changed in accordance with the needs of the Delegation.

The place of employment is:
Delegation of the European Union to Ghana
The Round House, 81, Cantonments Road, P. O. Box 9505 KIA, Accra, GHANA

We offer a competitive progressive career in an international and multicultural environment.

Salary will depend on number of years of relevant experience. The vacancy is permanent contract. Benefits such as additional pension scheme and medical insurance are offered to employees and their families under certain conditions.

We look for
We are looking for a proactive and organised colleague with a flexible attitude to adapt to various tasks, to work under pressure and to respond quickly to new demands. In addition, the requirements are as follows:

Compulsory requirement
Minimum HND (High school diploma) or its equivalents.

Professional experience
Minimum 4 years in performing the above mentioned tasks

Knowledge of languages
ENGLISH –ability to read, to write and to speak (C2 Level)

Knowledge of IT tools
Proven extensive user experience with MS Office Package or similar as well as with internet based services.


Working experience in an international organisation.


How to apply
Interested candidates should consult the PDF iconjob description.
Please send your application and supporting documents by email to
with the subject of the message : "Application LA: Secretary Cooperation Section – [Family Name and first name].
The package should include a cover letter, a detailed CV, and 1 reference.
After evaluation of the first 50 eligible applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be invited to a test and for an interview. Recruitment of the successful candidate will be subject to medical fitness.

The Delegation will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone: please address any queries concerning this procedure to
The deadline for applications is: Tuesday 12 March 2019 at 13:00 (Ghana time).

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