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IEC Africa Regional Centre (IEC - AFRC)

•Be the regional focal point of contact for the IEC Central Office

• Assist IEC African Members in their participation in IEC work

• Assist IEC African Affiliate Countries in increasing their participation in the Programme and establishing their natio nal electrotechnical committees

• Build up knowledge and understanding amongst stakeholders (public and private sectors)

• Enhance v isibility and participation in strategic regional events to raise the awareness of electrotechnical standardization, in particular AFSEC ARSO, APUA and SADC

• Raise the awareness of the IEC in Africa in collaboration with AFSEC and the African Union

• Reach out to governmental agencies and regulators

• Prepare, arrange and attend meetings, technical seminars and workshops in the region

• Inform IEC Members and Affiliates on IEC issues

• Inform IEC Central Office on queries from the region

• Promote the use of IEC Int ernational Standards and Conformity Assessment Systems in Member and Affiliate countries

• Facilitate membership application an d follow up

• Provide meeting facilities for implementing ACAS (Affiliate Conformity Assessment Status) by organizing training sessions and seminars on conformity assessment

• Facilitate the IEC Mentoring Programme


• University degree in either electrical/electronic engineering , or telecommunications

• At least 10 years' experience of working in an industrial environment

• English mother tongue with good command of French

• Native from one of the African Union Member States with working experience in Africa

• Previous experience in standardization work but neutrality towards NSBs or governmental agencies in Africa

• Understanding of conformity a ssessment

• Good knowledge of geo - political situations at the regional and global levels

• Convincing, self - propelling personality with a proven track record to succeed on his/her own

• Long term strategic mind set

• Excellent communication and networking skills

• Available to travel and genuine interest in working with different countries and cultures

Candidates are invited to submit their Letter of Motivation and CV in English (word / pdf) , together with Letters of Reference and Copies of Diplomas, before 31 March 2015 to the following e - mail address:

Replies will only be given to short - listed candidates.
We thank you for your understanding.


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