Interpretation Equipment Technician at ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID)

ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) is an international financial institution established by the 15 Member States of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). EBID includes: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo.

The main objective of EBID is to contribute to the economic development of West Africa through the financing of ECOWAS and NEPAD projects and programs. The headquarters of the bank is in Lome in the Togolese Republic.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Interpretation Equipment Technician

Location: Lome, Togolese Republic

Main Duties
Reporting to the Boards Secretariat and Protocol Division of the Department of Conference, the successful candidate will be responsible for the technical, logistical and administrative aspects of the organisation, installation and management of the interpretation facilities for all the conference and meeting rooms of the Bank. Specifically, he/she will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring the efficient technical planning, preparation, organisation and coverage of statutory and non-statutory events organised by the Bank;
  • Ensuring proper record keeping and archiving of all Board deliberations and other events;
  • Keeping the inventory and management of the Bank's conference and audio-visual facilities up to date;
  • Helping to define technical specifications for additional conference and meeting facilities and coordinating installations in accordance with the Bank's needs;
  • Managing the stock of spare equipment and carrying out first class maintenance of conference and meeting facilities;
  • Managing the day-to-day technical activities,
  • Providing technical coverage of conferences and meetings in accordance with the Bank's established conference and meeting management standards;
  • Identifying and preparing rooms for high level conferences and meetings organised by the Bank and ensuring the daily availability of technical and multimedia services (PowerPoint presentation and audio and video conferencing) as well as interpretation services;
  • Undertaking preventive and corrective maintenance of technical, simultaneous interpretation and audio-visual facilities in conference rooms, sound and recording equipment;
  • Performing any other tasks requested by the line manager.


  • A Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Computer Science, Communication Technology, Professional Audio/Video Equipment or any other technical Degree in a related field;
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in the field of technology, project management planning, procurement and maintenance of technical equipment;
  • Strong analytical skills, high sensitivity to issues related to information security and protection;
  • A keen sense of rigour, organisation, availability and human relations;
  • Demonstrate responsiveness and efficiency in an emergency or stressful situations;
  • Ability to work in a dynamic multicultural institution and to take cultural differences into account;
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a good working knowledge of the other language;
  • Ability to use standard Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint).
  • Sound knowledge of technology, particularly in the field of conference and meeting facilities;
  • Familiarity with the procurement of goods and services, as well as with computer analysis and user support procedures;
  • Ability to read and interpret operating procedures,
  • instructions, guidelines, notes and any technical documents;


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Applications by email to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Application Deadline 30th November, 2022.

Application must include

  • Detailed curriculum vitae;
  • A cover letter;
  • Certified copies of certificates.


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.
  • EBID reserves the right to withdraw the notified vacancies or offer position at a lower grade