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Types of Contracts upon Recruitment
These are appointments made in the first instance on a fixed-term contract for a period of
three (3) years, the first twelve(12) months of which shall be considered probationary period and thereafter for
renewable periods every two years subject to performance.
Continuing Regular Appointment
These are appointments made by the Organization to Staff Members who have satisfactorily
completed five (5) years of service as Regular Staff. The Organization shall ensure that the number of Continuing Staff Members shall not exceed fifty-one percent (51%) of the total number of regular staff of the Organization for each staff category taking into account the Staff Member country’s quota.
These These are appointments made for a period not exceeding two years but not less than a year with terms and conditions of service
specified in their contracts in accordance with AU Policy on recruitment.
These are appointments made for a period not exceeding one year but less than three (3) months with terms and
conditions of service specified in the contract in accordance with AU Policy on recruitment.
These are contracts for a period not exceeding three (3) months with terms and
conditions of service specified in the contracts in accordance with AU Policy on recruitment.
Special Services Appointment
These are contracts of a limited duration and are renewable as and when necessary but not conferring on a staff member any full time commitment during its duration.
The terms and conditions of service specified in the contracts in accordance with AU Policy on recruitment.
Political and Special Appointments
These are appointments made by Elected Officials for a duration not exceeding their term of office.
The Political Appointee shall possess adequate knowledge of the working of the Union.
General Service Categories
First Category (GSA) – Administrative, clerical, maintenance and paramedical staff
Second Category (GSB) - This is an auxiliary to the First category. They are responsible for performing routine duties of maintenance