Appointment of Ombudsman

THE CONSTITUTIONAL APPOINTMENTS AUTHORITY

APPOINTMENT OF OMBUDSMAN

A vacancy exists for the position of Ombudsman.

Applications are invited from citizens of Seychelles who are suitably qualified under Article 143(1) and (2) of the Constitution of Seychelles for this senior position.

The person holding office as Ombudsman shall not hold any other public office of emolument or engage in any occupation for reward outside the functions of the office of Ombudsman, which might compromise the integrity, impartiality and independence of that office.

The person should be qualified in law and management, has not less than seven years’ experience preferably in law and management, be of good standing and can effectively discharge the functions of the office of Ombudsman

The salary, allowances and gratuity payable to the Ombudsman are as follows:

A monthly salary starting at SCR44,366 which shall upon completion of each 12 months be progressed to the next step in accordance with that salary band; full transport allowance and an annual gratuity equivalent to 15% of the total salary paid during that year.

Upon ceasing to hold the Office of Ombudsman (Other than being removed) his/her entitlements will consist a gratuity equivalent to 25% of the total salary earned during the period of Office as Ombudsman.

It is recommended that applicants visit the CAA’s website:www.caaseychelles.com in particular the CAA Rules and Guidelines on the Selection and Appointment of Constitutional Appointees (Other than Judicial Officers) made under the Laws of Seychelles(Acts).

Signed applications and detailed CVs including educational and professional certificates, two recent references, a passport-size photograph should be forwarded by e-mail on caa.seychelles@gmail.com on or before Friday 15th March 2024.

For any queries, please telephone: +248 4322504/432399