Job Application Format

Requirements for candidates wishing to apply for posts in the African Court.
The curriculum vitae must be presented in the following prescribed format

Title of

1. Information sheet

  1. Name (Family name and :
  2. Date of birth (Day/month/year):
  3. Sex:
  4. Family status:
  5. Persons under care (spouse and legally recognised legitimate or adopted children) :
  6. Nationality:
  7. Place and country of birth:
  8. Current address (post box, telephone, fax, e-mail):
  9. Permanent address (post box, telephone, fax, e-mail):

 2. Educational Qualifications

(Kindly begin with the most recently obtained certificate or diploma showing the complete address of the institution, university or the professional training school which issued this diploma or certificate ; also mention the period of study and the main subjects studied).

3. A brief presentation of your expertise or knowledge and professional skills

(Please indicate your area of competence, your proven potential skills, your computer knowledge, i.e. the data and equipment used as well as the level of mastery of each computer equipment mentioned.).

4. A summary of your professional experience

(Please begin with the most recent appointment stating precisely, the title of each post occupied or duties discharged, the period of work, the nature of the work, i.e. full time or part time), the number of people under your supervision and the positions held by the latter, reasons for your departure or for changing your job ; for each duty post held, kindly provide a summary of the job description, your responsibilities and your main achievements ; please indicate the number of years of working experience for the position you are applying ; lastly, please highlight, where applicable, any experience you may have acquired in any international organisation.).

5. List of publications, if any

6. African Union Languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese)

(Kindly state your written and spoken language abilities using the following criteria: Very good; Good; Fair)

7. Other relevant and supporting information

8. Hobbies

9. Referees (three names)

(Please include the complete address of each reference mentioned, i.e. the e-mail address, the telephone number, the postal address, the town and country of residence).

The curriculum vitae must be presented following the prescribed format;
Application flies must contain all documents mentioned in the vacancy announcement. They must be sent before the deadline for the deposit of applications in the address mentioned below, preferably by post:

African Court on Human and People’s Rights
P.O. BOX. 6274
Arusha, Tanzania
Tel:  +255-732-97 95 09/+255-732-97 95 51
Fax: +255-732-97 95 03

However, candidates may clearly scan their application files and send them by e-mail to:
Candidates must be citizens of member states of the African Court. Application files of candidates from member states which have been suspended by the African Court shall not be considered;

Only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted by the African Court.

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