The Assembly of the African Union (AU) at its twenty fifth ordinary session in Johannesburg, South Africa, through decision “Assembly/AU/Dec.1(XXV)”, decided to “install a monument at the African Union Headquarters honoring women who have contributed to the African anti-colonial and anti-apartheid liberation movements and the resolution of conflicts on the continent”. Pursuant to this, on 8 March 2017 during the celebrations of International Women’s Day (IWD), the AU Chairperson placed the inaugural stone to establish the African Women’s Historic Sculpture Garden and unveiled an official portrait of the founding mothers of the Pan African Women’s Organization (PAWO) to portray women contribution to the building of our Union.Object of Assignment is To honor women who have contributed to the African anti-colonial and anti-apartheid liberation movements and the resolution of conflicts on the continent
1. Registered Architect. Exceptionally, the post may be filled by a nonprofessionally qualified individual who can demonstrate ability and aptitude for the work as a result of proven experience and practice over a period of not less than 10 years with a recognized heritage body.
2. Demonstrated Experience in design and planning of monuments, landmarks, museums design, cultural heritage sites and places of memory
3. Certification in Project Management
4. Knowledge of fine art, history and interior design
5. Deep appreciation of pan-Africanism, women’s rights, gender equality and women’s empowerment issues within Africa’s socio-political landscape
6. Excellent communication, inter-personal and liaison skills
7. Strong communications skills in both English and French
8. Demonstrated ability to accept feedback and follow-up on their successful implementation
9. Demonstrated experience in successfully managing projects with multiple variables and very low levels of tasks
10.Excellent written and spoken English or French or any other AU Language as an added advantage.
Consultancy Service to Manage the Implementation of the African Women’s Legacy Project