Tue. Jul 23rd, 2024
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The Economic Community of West African States, also known as ECOWAS, has a vacancy for a Legal Adviser who will undertake the overall guidance and supervision of the Principal Legal Adviser, Litigation and Internal matters and Litigation. Annual salary is $ 77,480 (about 28 million Naira)

Job Responsibilities will include:

• Provide legal expertise to ECOWAS Commission in implementation of the ECOWAS mandate;
• Assist in the drafting of policy documents, organic and operational documents for the ECOWAS technical departments;
• Assist in the review and finalization of legal documents and follow up its implementation in Member States;
• Give and draft legal opinion;
• Build synergies amongst legal advisers;
• Produce reports and write ups on legal related issues.
• Assist in Support resource mobilization and manage budgeting and financial disbursements for the legal activities.
• Assist in increasing the awareness of decision makers,
• Undertake other duties that may be assigned by the Head of Division.


Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in law, with a specialization in international, administrative or commercial law from a recognized university, with 5 years progressively practice experience as a lawyer in the legal office of an intergovernmental organization or government;
Applicants must be below 50 years old and residing in Abuja. Qualified applicants are to send their CVs and Application letters to b6legaimat@ecowas.int

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