SalaryNot Specified
Job TypeFull Time
Job Location Nigeria

10 to 10 Years
Functional Area

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen West African countries. Founded on 28 May 1975, with the signing of the Treaty of Lagos, its mission is to promote economic integration across the ;

The ECOWAS Commission wishes to update its data base of Consultants as part of the preparation for the implementation of for the years 2018 & 2019.

The ECOWAS Commission hereby invites reputable qualified consultants (firms or individuals) with vast experience and expertise in the field below to apply for the registration exercise:

Job Title: Consultant (Recruitment Services at ECOWAS Commission)

Location: Nigeria

Job Descritpion

  • The ECOWAS Commission intends to use part of its fund to finance the service contracts of consultant responsible for recruitment services at ECOWAS Commissions. The objective is to ensure the Human Resources Directorate delivers effective staffing process in real time to meet organisational Human Resources needs and expectations of major stakeholders with regards to filling the positions at the ECOWAS Commission.
  • The overall duration of the assignment is estimated at six (6) months renewable based on the firm performance.
  • Interested Consultants may wish to apply as a consortium to enhance their profile and chance of being qualified.
  • The eligibility criteria, the preparation of shortlist, and the selection procedure shall comply with the ECOWAS Rules and Procedures for the Use of Consultants" (ECOWAS Tender Code), available on its website: . The selection procedure win be based on Least Cost Based Selection Method (LCS), and a shortlist of six (6) firms which present the best profiles shall be drawn up after the expression of interest. Also the firms that are part of an international network are to submit one expression of interest.
  • The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to Article 87 of the ECOWAS Tender Code ("Infringements by Candidates, Bidders and Awardees"), setting forth corrupt or fraudulent practices in competing for or executing a contract. In addition, please refer to the following specific information on conflict of interest related to this assignment as per Article 17. (h) of the ECOWAS Tender Code.


  • The ECOWAS Commission invites Consultants (firms specialized in Recruitment area) to submit their candidacy for the services described above. Interested eligible and qualified consultants must provide information on their qualifications and experience, demonstrating that they are qualified to provide similar services. The criteria for preparing the shortlist are:
  • General experience of the firm over the past ten (10) years;
  • Specific experience in the assessment and selection of candidates for Donors Funded project or International Organization conducted over the past ten (10) years (at least 2 similar assignment);
  • Working experience in at least 2 ECOWAS countries in past 10 years;
  • Availability of key staff (list, qualifications, and experience);
  • Knowledge of SAP System (Module Human Capital Management)
  • Capacity to analyse CV'S and all other relevant documents in English; French and Portuguese.
  • The working languages shall be English and French.

Application Closing Date
11:00 (GMT+1); 26th March, 2018.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates/firms should send their Expressions of Interest to the address below and clearly marked: “Expression of Interest for Registration as Consultant for ECOWAS Commission”, Do not open, except in presence of the ECOWAS Procurement Committee:
Commissioner General Administration & Conference,
ECOWAS Commission, 
No. 101 Yakubu Gowon Crescent,

Please clearly indicate on the envelope as well as in the covering letter if your submission is for Individual, Consultant or Firm Consultant.

The Expression of Interest must be submitted in the following order:

  • Cover Letter duly signed by the firm’s authorized signatory indicating the area of specialization;
  • Company Profile;
  • Certificate of Incorporation / Registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC);
  • Certified True Copy of Tax Clearance Certificate for the years (2016; 2015 and 2014)
  • Evidence of financial capacity (Certified True Copy of Audited financial statement for the years (2016; 2015 and 2014);
  • CV’s of Personnel (copy of all Certificates/Degrees presented)
  • Three (3) verifiable job completion certificate(s) (in the indicated area of interest) executed within the last ten (10) years from 2017;
  • Exact location and full addresses/contact telephone numbers / Email address
  • An Expression of Interest shall be disqualified where any of the above listed documentations is not provided and any job completion certificates submitted by any consultant (firm) must have verifiable and functional address / email and phone number of the client issuing the certificate.
  • Expressions of Interest shall be submitted (1 Original + 3 Copies) in a sealed envelope indicating the name of the consultant (firms or individuals); specific area of specialization.
  • An Expression of Interest shall be disqualified where no specific area of specialization is indicated on the envelope as well as in the cover letter A firm or individual cannot apply for more than three (3) areas of specialization.

Electronic submissions are not accepted and will therefore not be considered.
Interested suppliers / contractors or service providers can obtain further information at the e-mail addresses mentioned below during working hours: 9:00 to 4:00 pm (local time) on working days: with copy to ;

Ngcareers Limited
Ngcareers Limited
13/15 Castle Rock Avenue, Jakande Roundabout, Lekki, Lagos, Africa
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