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The Economic Community of West African States ECOWAS, a regional grouping with 15 Member States in West Africa three landlocked and one island with a population of about 300million with an annual economic growth rate of 6%. The ECO WAS Commission is one of the eight Regional Economic Communities RECs supporting the African Union to coordinate the implementation of continental and regional integration and development programmes in West Africa.
Job Title: Individual Consultant for the Development of a Project Design, ECOWAS Geo-Extractives Observatory & Carastre System
As part of the mandated activities towards the realization of the main objective of ECOWAS, the Commission and highly-competent person(s) to assist the Directorate of Mining & Geo-extractives Development draft a Report/Implementation Strategy for an ECOWAS Geo-extractives Observatory & Cadastre System which aligns with borderless, peaceful, prosperous and cohesive region, built on good governance and where people have the capacity resources through the creation of opportunities for sustainable development and environmental preservation
For this purpose, The Economic Community of West African States ECOWAS seeks to engage the Services Development of a Project Design for ECOWAS Geo-extractives observatory & cadastre system 1st Benchmark Result - Completed Draft Technical Feasibility Report, Implementation Strategy.
The general objective of the study is to assist the Community towards its mandate to develop a comprehensive,ECOWAS Geo-extractives Mining & Hydrocarbons Sectors Observatory & Cadastre System for the realization of the community's vision.
Duties and Responsibilities of the Consultant
Within the above context, the consultant will be required to do the following:
Draft a comprehensive Technical Feasibility Report/Implementation Strategy for a GIS-based ECO WAS Geo-extractives Observatory &Cadastre System as described above and submit it through the Commissioner, Energy & Mines within a specified number of days
Assist the Directorate of Mining as the Commission's Resource Persons in the review and statutory validation process of this document at intervals as required
Assist the Directorate of Mining as a Resource Person in the internal ECOWAS Commission Technical Retreats on this draft document.
Demonstrated academic competence from a related-fields within the geo-extractives sector.
Demonstrated appreciation of the Community’s developmental policy-orientation for the geo-extractives sector.
Demonstrated practical experience in multi-sector policy conceptualization and programme development within an international best practice context.
Proven ability to write reports in clear and concise legal and technical context, communicate effectively, present concepts with limited slides, and meet operational deadlines.
Proven ability to maintain excellent interpersonal skills and to establish and maintain effective working relationships within a multi-lingual and cultural environment of an international development organization.
The ECOWAS Commission now invites eligible Consultants Individual to indicate their interests in providing these services:
The interested Consultants must provide all information supporting their qualification to perform the services (Kindly attach detailed Curriculum Vitae that highlights the following:
Curriculum and Certificates;
Past Experiences of similar jobs over the past 10 years;
Computer knowledge; knowledge of the area; language and any other information useful for the accomplishment of this project
Interested Persons shoild send CV and Application sealed and stating the Position applying for to the address below
The ECOWAS Tender Box
The Office of the Commissioner,
General Administration & Conference,
5th Floor ECOWAS Commission,
101 Yakubu Gowon Crescent,
P. M. B. 401,