EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY
Applications are invited from suitably qualified citizens of East Africa for the following
position tenable at the East African Community Secretariat:
DIRECTOR OF TRADE(REF: EAC/HR/2013/57)
GRADE: P5
ORGAN: EAC Secretariat
DIRECTORATE: Trade
REPORTS TO: Director- General, Customs and Trade
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
To coordinate formulation, development and implementation of trade policies and
strategies that will facilitate the Community’s integration agenda.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Advise and guide on optimising regional integration in the field of trade.
2. Monitor implementation of trade policies.
3. Formulate projects and programmes to enable the East African region maximise
on preferential trade arrangements such as AGOA and EBA.
4. Develop a monitoring mechanism for elimination of non-tariff barriers to crossborder
trade.
5. Coordinate and promote Partner States commitment to working towards
liberalisation of trade in services.
6. Facilitate development of a framework in which legal, professional and other
barriers to trade in professional business and related services are removed.
7. Facilitate the development of undertaking/adoption of common positions against
illegal dumping of toxic wastes.
8. Promote the harmonisation of export promotion schemes.
9. Facilitate the building of capacity to negotiate in various international
arrangements such as WTO.
10. Prepare progress and annual reports and follow up on implementation of Council
and Summit Decisions.
11. Provide technical guidance to Professional Staff and Experts under the
Directorate of Trade.
12. Liaise with other Directorates such as the Directorate of Customs to develop and
sustain operational and strategic synergies required to promote the EAC
Integration Agenda.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
A Masters Degree in Economics, Commerce, Business Administration or equivalent
qualification from a recognised University with specialised training in trade issues.
15 years relevant experience in a trade related field with at least 8 years at senior
management level in a large Organization.

 
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
Analytical skills, planning skills, organization skills, communication skills, decisionmaking
skills, negotiation skills, team building skills, networking skills, result oriented
skills, supervisory skills, management skills, leadership skills, research skills, good
computer skills, meeting tight deadlines, ability to work under minimum supervision,
innovativeness, problem-solving, performance management, working in a multi-cultural
environment and managing diversity.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE:
All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory
performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.
The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.
In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be
eligible.
FRINGE BENEFITS
All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.
For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int.
 
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HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should submit their applications by registered mail, courier
service, e-mail or dispatch together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of both academic and
professional certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees, and
day time telephone contact to:
The Secretary General
East African Community
P. O. Box 1096
Arusha - Tanzania.
Fax No: +255 27 2504255/ +255 27 2050281
To be received not later than Thursday 06th March 2014, 1700Hrs local time.
Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet
its requirements.
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DIRECTOR FINANCE(REF: EAC/HR/2013/058)
GRADE: P5
ORGAN: EAC Secretariat
DIRECTORATE: Finance
REPORTS TO: Deputy Secretary General (Finance and Administration)
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
To administer and manage all financial aspects of the Community including preparation
and control of the budget, documentation of all receipts and payments, assets and
liabilities and safe custody of security documents.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Plan, organize, direct and control the financial management functions of the
Community.
2. Make proposals for policies and formulation of procedures and strategies for
financial administration.
3. Responsible for the interpretation and application of Financial Rules and
Regulations.
4. Initiate review of Financial Rules and Regulations of the Community.
5. Oversee the day to day management of the finances of the Community
expenditures to maximise benefits of available financial resources.
6. Provide advice on financial management to Management and other Staff.
7. Guide on utilization of funds to ensure optimal utilization of finances.
8. Monitor the budget implementation and its performance with operating plans and
standards.
9. Advise management on the status and use of monthly and annual accounts.
10. Guide budget reviews, preparation and discussions.
11. Maintain proper records and monthly and quarterly reports.
12. Co-ordinate and finalise responses to auditors’ observations.
13. Establish and maintain automated financial and payroll systems.
14. Forecast cash requirements/obligations as a basis of maintaining adequate funds.
15. Ensure compliance to the Rules and Regulations governing accountability for
Donor funds.
16. Monitor and enforce compliance to set rules, regulations and practices.
17. Prepare progress and annual reports and coordinate implementation of Council
decisions related to financial management; and
18. Provide technical guidance to Professional staff in the Directorate.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
A Masters Degree in Financial Management, Accounting, Commerce or MBA (Finance
and Accounting). Possess professional qualifications such as CPA, ACCA or other
professional qualification from a recognised Institution.
15 years relevant experience with at least (8) years at senior management level in a
large Organization. Experience in working with similar organisations or institutions will
be an added advantage.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
Analytical skills, administrative skills, organization skills, communication skills, decisionmaking
skills, result oriented, computer skills with a working knowledge of Accounting
packages such as the Sun Accounting System; team building skills, supervisory skills,
planning skills, negotiation skills, networking skills. Ability to pay attention to detail be
results oriented and to work independently in a diverse, highly challenging environment
is essential.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE:
All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory
performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.
The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.
In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be
eligible.
FRINGE BENEFITS
All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.
For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int.
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HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should submit their applications by registered mail, courier
service, e-mail or dispatch together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of both academic and
professional certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees, and
day time telephone contact to:
The Secretary General
East African Community
P. O. Box 1096
Arusha - Tanzania.
Fax No: +255 27 2504255/ +255 27 2050281
To be received not later than Thursday 06th March 2014, 1700Hrs local time.
Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet
its requirements.
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PRINCIPAL CUSTOMS OFFICER (TARIFF & VALUATION)(REF: EAC/HR/2013/059)
GRADE: P3
ORGAN: EAC Secretariat
DIRECTORATE: Customs
DEPARTMENT: Tariff and Valuation
REPORTS TO: Director, Customs
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
To co-ordinate, guide, monitor, initiate review and advise on application of EAC tariff
regimes, valuation and rules of origin in accordance with the EAC Customs laws and
International conventions and practices.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Supervise staff and plan the activities of the Tariff and Valuation Department.
2. Undertake overall administration and monitoring in the application of the EAC
Common External Tariff (CET) of the EAC.
3. Provide technical advice, guidance and liaise with Partner States Customs
administrations on Customs Tariff and Nomenclature.
4. Initiate and coordinate studies and carry out research on customs tariff,
valuation and rules of origin.
5. Initiate review of the EAC tariff regimes based on the policy requirements and
WCO updated versions of the harmonised description and coding system.
6. Work closely with World Customs Organization regarding new development in
the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding Systems (HS) and ensure
the decisions of the WCO regarding classification of goods is promptly
disseminated to the Partner States.
7. Coordinate and monitor the implementation of the Community tariff preference
in accordance with the Customs Union Protocol.
8. Develop strategies and plans on EAC tariff regime and valuation system
consistent with WTO/WCO Agreements and Conventions.
9. Liaise with Principal Trade Officer (Internal Trade) on the evaluation of trade
flows and development of EAC Trade Reports.
10. Develop systems for exchange of information on administrative rulings on
classification and valuation of goods between Partner States Customs
administration.
11. Identify training needs and capacity building requirements and develop regional
training programmes on customs valuation, classification and rules of origin.
12. Disseminate information and sensitise stakeholders including development of
user manuals on tariff, valuation and rules of origin.
13. Coordinate, monitor and facilitate the administration and implementation of EAC
Rules of Origin in EAC including circulation of signatures, verification and
investigation processes, arbitration and provision of technical input.
14. Facilitate meetings related to Customs technical aspects of valuation,
classification and Rules of Origin.
15. Follow up on the implementation of Council Decisions and prepare progress
reports.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
A Master’s Degree in Economics, Commerce, Business Administration, Customs, Law or
an equivalent qualification from a recognised University. Specialized training in Customs
is a must.
10 years’ experience related to customs and trade policies with five (5) years at senior
level. Specialized training in Customs valuation and classification is essential.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCES:
Proficiency in computer applications, innovation, mentoring, performance management,
planning, project development and management, team building, negotiation,
networking, research, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE:
All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory
performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.
The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.
In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be
eligible.
FRINGE BENEFITS
All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.
For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int.
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HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should submit their applications by registered mail, courier
service, e-mail or dispatch together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of both academic and
professional certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees, and
day time telephone contact to:
The Secretary General
East African Community
P. O. Box 1096
Arusha - Tanzania.
Fax No: +255 27 2504255/ +255 27 2050281
To be received not later than Thursday 06th March 2014, 1700Hrs local time.
Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet
its requirements.
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PRINCIPAL ECONOMIST (FISCAL AND MONETARY AFFAIRS)(REF: EAC/HR/2013/060)
GRADE: P3
ORGAN: EAC Secretariat
DIRECTORATE: Planning
DEPARTMENT: Fiscal and Monetary Affairs
REPORTS TO: Director, Planning
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
To initiate, formulate and co-ordinate harmonization and integration of Fiscal, Monetary
and Financial Sector Policies and Strategies in the region.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Coordinate and facilitate the formulation and harmonisation of regional
Fiscal and Monetary policies;
2. Coordinate activities related to the implementation of the EAC Monetary Union;
3. Liaise with Ministries of Finance and Central banks for the establishment of a
single market in financial sector;
4. Conduct research and prepare background papers relating to the above sectors;
5. Monitor the harmonisation of Fiscal and Monetary Policies by Partner States and
their implementation;
6. Develop terms of reference on studies relating to the fiscal, monetary and financial
sector and coordinate the studies;
7. Follow-up on implementation of decisions of the Council and prepare progress
reports;
8. Coordinate the formulation and implementation of Fiscal, Monetary and
Exchange Rate Policies to ensure sound macro economic and financial stability
among Partner States;
9. Facilitate the Sectoral Council on Finance and Economic Affairs and related
Committee Meetings ;
10 Prepare annual and progress reports .
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
A Master’s Degree in Economics, Economic Policy and Planning, , Economic policy and
quantitative methods, Financial Economics, Economic Policy Management, Development
Economics or an equivalent qualification from a recognised University.
10 years of experience with five (5) years at senior level in the field of macro-economic
policy formulation and management. Knowledge and experience in regional economic
integration is an added advantage.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
Analytical skills, presentation skills, research skills, international skills, computer skills,
communication skills, monitoring and evaluation skills, project proposal writing skills,
resource mobilisation, decision-making, problem-solving, innovativeness, negotiation
and report writing skills.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE:
All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory
performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.
The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.
In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be
eligible.
FRINGE BENEFITS
All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.
For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int.
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HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should submit their applications by registered mail, courier
service, e-mail or dispatch together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of both academic and
professional certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees, and
day time telephone contact to:
The Secretary General
East African Community
P. O. Box 1096
Arusha - Tanzania.
Fax No: +255 27 2504255/ +255 27 2050281
To be received not later than Thursday 06th March 2014, 1700Hrs local time.
Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet
its requirements.
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PRINCIPAL LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT OFFICER(REF: EAC/HR/2013/061)
GRADE: P3
ORGAN: EAC Secretariat
DIRECTORATE: Social Sectors
DEPARTMENT: Labour, Immigration and Employment
REPORTS TO: Director, Social Sectors
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
To initiate, formulate and coordinate harmonisation of policies, strategies and plans
relating to Labour, Immigration and Employment in the Community.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Facilitate implementation of provisions in the Common Market Protocol
in respect to Free Movement of Persons.
2. Coordinate establishment of common travel standards, travel documents,
employment documents etc.
3. Facilitate review and standardization of labour standards, laws and regulations.
4. Conduct comparative studies to review and update the relevant laws in the
context International Labour Conventions.
5. Coordinate and harmonise refugee related policies.
6. In liaison with the relevant Departments/Agencies in Partner States, develop policy
guidelines and standards to achieve equal employment opportunities, affirmative
action and work place opportunities.
7. Maintain employment databases for monitoring employment levels in the Region.
8. Identify core labour areas of regional nature and co-ordinate their harmonization.
9. Coordinate periodical Labour Surveys to update both national and regional labour
information systems.
10. Follow up on implementation of Council decisions and prepare annual and
progress reports.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
A Master’s degree in Business, Public Administration, Human Resource Management,
Law, Labour Management or equivalent qualification from a recognised University.
10 years experience in the relevant field with 5 years at senior level. Knowledge of
labour, immigration and employment policies in the region is essential.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
Analytical skills, communication skills, computer skills, result oriented, team building
skills, research skills, networking skills, planning skills, coordination skills, negotiation
skills, networking skills, resource mobilisation skills, problem-solving, innovativeness,
project proposal writing skills, budgeting and staff supervision.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE:
All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory
performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.
The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.
In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be
eligible.
FRINGE BENEFITS
All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.
For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int.
-----------------------------------------
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should submit their applications by registered mail, courier
service, e-mail or dispatch together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of both academic and
professional certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees, and
day time telephone contact to:
The Secretary General
East African Community
P. O. Box 1096
Arusha - Tanzania.
Fax No: +255 27 2504255/ +255 27 2050281
To be received not later than Thursday 06th March 2014, 1700Hrs local time.
Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet
its requirements.
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PRINCIPAL TRADE OFFICER (INTERNATIONAL TRADE)(REF: EAC/HR/2013/062)
GRADE: P3
ORGAN: EAC Secretariat
DIRECTORATE: Trade
DEPARTMENT: International Trade
REPORTS TO: Director, Trade
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
To provide technical and advisory services related to international trade.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Supervision of staff and planning of activities of the International Trade
Department.
2. Develop mechanisms on how EAC relates to other trading blocs.
3. Prepare briefs and other papers for trade negotiations on EPA, WTO among
others.
4. Facilitate meetings of trade and investment experts and provide necessary
guidance.
5. Communicate to Partner States on decisions of Council, and enacted laws on
Trade issues.
6. Coordinate the formulation of trade policy for EAC Partner States and oversee its
implementation.
7. Study and advise on required institutional and legal framework on promotion of
trade in EAC Partner States.
8. Coordinate consultants undertaking research and consultant work in international
trade.
9. Regularly follow-up international trade globally and inform the Community and
Partner States.
10. Identify training needs and develop appropriate training on negotiation skills and
trade facilitation in the EAC.
11. Assist in collecting trade data and analysis and advise Partner States accordingly.
12. Follow up on implementation of Council decisions and prepare progress and
annual reports; and
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
A Masters degree in the field of Economics or Business Administration or equivalent
qualification from a recognised University related field with special focus on
international trade or international business.
10 years experience in the field of international trade or related fields with five (5) years
at a senior level. Experience in working with similar organisations or institutions will be
an added advantage.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCES:
Strong technical and analytical capabilities and skills for developing mechanisms for
data collection; Excellent drafting and report writing skills; Excellent organizational
skills, ability to handle multiple tasks without compromising quality and team spirit
building skills; Excellent Computer skills, Strong monitoring and evaluation skills and
Strong interpersonal and communication skills; negotiation skills and ability to work
independently in a diverse environment.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE:
All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory
performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.
The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.
In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be
eligible.
FRINGE BENEFITS
All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.
For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int.
------------------------------------------
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should submit their applications by registered mail, courier
service, e-mail or dispatch together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of both academic and
professional certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees, and
day time telephone contact to:
The Secretary General
East African Community
P. O. Box 1096
Arusha - Tanzania.
Fax No: +255 27 2504255/ +255 27 2050281
To be received not later than Thursday 06th March 2014, 1700Hrs local time.
Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet
its requirements.
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PRINCIPAL CIVIL AVIATION OFFICER(REF: EAC/HR/2013/063)
GRADE: P3
DIRECTORATE: Planning and Infrastructure
DEPARTMENT: Civil Aviation and Airports
REPORTS TO: Director, Infrastructure Development
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
To coordinate harmonisation and implementation of projects and programmes related
to civil aviation policies and strategies in the Community.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Coordinate and facilitate the harmonization of civil aviation policies of the Partner
States.
2. Initiate and promote the adoption of a harmonized legal framework in civil
aviation of the Partner States.
3. Coordinate and facilitate the implementation of studies and recommendations in
the East African Civil Aviation Safety Projects and Global Navigation Satellite
Systems.
4. Coordinate meetings of the Heads of Civil Aviation and Airport Authorities and
follow up on recommendations.
5. Liaise with international and regional organizations on civil aviation.
6. Develop draft proposals for projects for funding in civil aviation sector.
7. Develop draft Terms of Reference as appropriate for projects and programmes in
the sub-sector.
8. Participate in the identification of regional centres of excellence in civil aviation.
9. Prepare progress and annual reports on the sub sector and follow up on
implementation of Council and Summit decisions related to the Sector.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
A Masters Degree in Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Transport Economics or an
equivalent qualification from a recognised University.
10 years of experience in civil aviation, with 5 years at a senior level.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
Strong aviation, engineering, communication, analytical, statistics, presentation,
negotiation, networking, team-building and computer skills. Ability to pay attention to
detail, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines is essential.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE:
All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory
performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.
The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.
In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be
eligible.
FRINGE BENEFITS
All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.
For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int.
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HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should submit their applications by registered mail, courier
service, e-mail or dispatch together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of both academic and
professional certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees, and
day time telephone contact to:
The Secretary General
East African Community
P. O. Box 1096
Arusha - Tanzania.
Fax No: +255 27 2504255/ +255 27 2050281
To be received not later than Thursday 06th March 2014, 1700Hrs local time.
Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet
its requirements.
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PRINCIPAL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER (REF: EAC/HR/2013/064)
GRADE: P3
ORGAN: EAC Secretariat
DIRECTORATE: Human Resource and Administration
DEPARTMENT: Administration
REPORTS TO: Director, Human Resource and Administration
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
To provide efficient administrative services and logistical support for EAC activities
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Ensure cost effective and efficient procurement of goods and services.
2. Provide protocol services to visitors and dignitaries.
3. Liaise with the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the
Partner States in respect of Immunities and Privileges of EAC Staff in accordance
with Article (73) of the Treaty establishing the EAC and the Headquarters
Agreement including handling of diplomatic correspondences on Identity Cards,
accreditation, visas, and resident permits.
4. Ensure practical working relations with the East African Court of Justice and the
East African Legislative Assembly.
5. Handle management of transport, including planning, allocation, maintenance,
insurance, vehicle registration, controlling and accounting for fuel and making
regular reports.
6. Liaise with the Accounts Section to ensure payments for goods and services
delivered are effected.
7. Facilitate audit exercises in relation to administrative services.
8. Carry out general office management and coordinate provision of conference,
protocol, procurement, and security and estates management services.
9. Prepare progress and annual reports and follow up on implementation of Council
and Summit decisions related to administrative matters of the Community.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
A Masters Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or equivalent
qualification from a recognised University.
10 years of experience in a similar or related position with 5 at senior level. Substantial
Knowledge of procurement procedures and consular/protocol services is essential.
Experience in working with similar organisations or institutions will be an added
advantage.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
Analytical skills, administrative skills, organization skills, communication skills, decisionmaking
skills, negotiation skills, team building skills, networking skills, result oriented
skills, supervisory skills, management skills, leadership skills, research skills, negotiation
skills, networking, and computer skills. Ability to work under minimum supervision,
innovativeness, problem-solving, working in a multi-cultural environment and managing
diversity. Must be proficient in computer applications.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE:
All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory
performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.
The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.
In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be
eligible.
FRINGE BENEFITS
All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.
For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int.
-------------------------------------------
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should submit their applications by registered mail, courier
service, e-mail or dispatch together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of both academic and
professional certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees, and
day time telephone contact to:
The Secretary General
East African Community
P. O. Box 1096
Arusha - Tanzania.
Fax No: +255 27 2504255/ +255 27 2050281
To be received not later than Thursday 06th March 2014, 1700Hrs local time.
Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet
its requirements.
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SENIOR TRADE OFFICER (COMPETITION)
(REF: EAC/HR/2013/065)
GRADE: P2
ORGAN: EAC Secretariat
DIRECTORATE: Trade
DEPARTMENT: Internal Trade
REPORTS TO: Principal Trade Officer (Internal Trade)
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
To implement the EAC Competition Act (2008)
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Develop strategies, policies, systems and processes for operationalising the EAC
Competition Act (2008).
2. Act as Registrar of the EAC Competition Authority.
3. Provide technical support to the EAC Competition Authority.
4. Organise and facilitate technical meetings.
5. Collect and collate necessary data on Competition issues in the region.
6. Coordinate with other regional and international organisations and foreign
Competition Authorities/Agencies on competition matters relevant to EAC.
7. Prepare progress and annual reports and coordinate implementation of relevant
Council decisions.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
A Masters Degree in Economics, Economic Policy and Planning, Policy Management,
Development Economics, Business Administration or equivalent qualification from a
recognised University. Specialised training in Trade and Competition is a must.
8 years of experience handling trade and competition issues, with 3 years at senior
level.
Experience in working with similar organisations or institutions will be an added
advantage.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
Good communication and interpersonal skills, strong analytical skills, negotiation skills,
networking skills, proficiency in computer applications, resource mobilisation skills, and
report writing.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE:
All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory
performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.
The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.
In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be
eligible.
FRINGE BENEFITS
All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.
For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int.
--------------------------------------------
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should submit their applications by registered mail, courier
service, e-mail or dispatch together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of both academic and
professional certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees, and
day time telephone contact to:
The Secretary General
East African Community
P. O. Box 1096
Arusha - Tanzania.
Fax No: +255 27 2504255/ +255 27 2050281
To be received not later than Thursday 06th March 2014, 1700Hrs local time.
Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet
its requirements.
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SENIOR CONFERENCE OFFICER(REF: EAC/HR/2013/066)
GRADE: P2
ORGAN: EAC Secretariat
DIRECTORATE: Human Resources and Administration
DEPARTMENT: Administration
REPORTS TO: Principal Administrative Officer
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
To provide efficient and effective conference management services.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Develop and provide conference policy guidelines, administrative procedures and
coordinate their implementation.
2. Coordinate, prepare and organise conferences, meetings, workshops and
seminars as appropriate.
3. Handle all administrative logistics regarding the preparations, organising and
convening the said meetings, conferences, seminars, etc in (2) above.
4. In liaison with the Procurement Section, coordinate sourcing for and payments
for conference services.
5. Take note of emerging issues from discussions during conferences, workshops
and meetings, follow up with relevant authorities.
6. Facilitate travel arrangements for delegates attending EAC meetings,
conferences, workshops and seminars as appropriate.
7. Liaise with the host Governments/Institutions to facilitate the fulfilment of
obligations of the Secretariat in relation to meetings, conferences, seminars and
workshops.
8. Under the guidance of the Principal Administrative Officer, ensure adequate
budgetary logistical provisions for conference services.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
A Master’s degree in Public Administration, Arts, Social Sciences or equivalent
qualification from a recognised University.
At least eight (8) years working experience in similar or related position. Knowledge
of and experience in events management is essential.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCES:
Strong pro-active, organisational, analytical, communication, administrative, computer
and report writing skills. Good skills in time management and the ability to deal with
people in different capacities are desirable.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE:
All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory
performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.
The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.
In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be
eligible.
FRINGE BENEFITS
All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.
For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int.
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HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should submit their applications by registered mail, courier
service, e-mail or dispatch together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of both academic and
professional certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees, and
day time telephone contact to:
The Secretary General
East African Community
P. O. Box 1096
Arusha - Tanzania.
Fax No: +255 27 2504255/ +255 27 2050281
To be received not later than Thursday 06th March 2014, 1700Hrs local time.
Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet
its requirements.
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SENIOR PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER (REF: EAC/HR/2013/067)
GRADE: P2
ORGAN: EAC Secretariat
OFFICE: Office of the Secretary General
DEPARTMENT/UNIT: Communication and Public Affairs
REPORTS TO: Principal Information and Public Relations Officer
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
To provide timely information and promote a positive corporate image of the EAC
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Assist in the implementation of the EAC Communication policy and strategy.
2. Draft EAC official and public statements such as Speeches, Press Releases, and
Communiqués.
3. Arrange media events and encounters, including press conferences, seminars,
workshops, field trips and issue press releases, feature articles, information kits,
photography.
4. Arrange social and other functions, including commemorative events and
organize public relations activities in connection with significant events and
annual observances.
5. Attend meetings and conferences to facilitate the development of comprehensive
and dynamic public information/public of EAC.
6. In liaison with the PIPRO, respond to public inquiries and media queries.
7. Design and coordinate publicity campaigns and production of publicity materials.
8. Participate in designing and coordinating outreach programmes and activities
arising thereof.
9. Prepare Progress and Annual Reports.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
A Masters degree in Journalism, Mass Communication, Public Administration or an
equivalent qualification from a recognised University.
A8 years experience in experience in a similar or related position with substantial
Knowledge of issues relating to regional integration.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
Communication skills, presentation skills, interruptive skills, analytical skills, customer
care and computer skills, research skills, negotiation skills, writing skills, oratory skills,
public relations, diplomacy, protocol and networking skills.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory
performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.
The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.
In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be
eligible.
FRINGE BENEFITS
All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.
For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int;
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HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should submit their applications by registered mail, courier
service, e-mail or dispatch together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of both academic and
professional certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees, and
day time telephone contact to:
The Secretary General
East African Community
P. O. Box 1096
Arusha - Tanzania.
Fax No: +255 27 2504255/ +255 27 2050281
To be received not later than Thursday 06th March 2014, 1700Hrs local time.
Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet
its requirements.
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COURT ADMINISTRATOR (REF: EAC/HR/2013/071)
GRADE: P2
ORGAN: East African Court of Justice
DEPARTMENT: Office of the Deputy Registrar
REPORTS TO: Deputy Registrar
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
To supervise and coordinate provision of administrative support services to ensure
efficient and effective operations of the Court
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Supervise Court support personnel.
2. Manage and ensure maintenance of Court facilities including repairs.
3. Take periodic inventories of Court property.
4. Manage purchases of supplies for the Court.
5. Under the supervision of the Deputy Registrar, organize Court Calendars and
Schedules.
6. Make arrangements for Judges’ travel itineraries.
7. Liaise with the Registrar and other relevant Officers to make Court budget.
8. Liaise with the Secretariat’s information Technology Officer on the smooth
operation of the Court equipment.
9. Under the guidance of the Deputy Registrar, identify staff training needs and
manage training programmes.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
A Masters degree in Social Sciences, Business Administration or an equivalent
qualification from a recognised University.
8 years experience in administration of a Court/Legal entity with 3 years at senior level.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
Analytical skills, communication skills, presentation skills, research skills, procurement
skills, project proposal writing, resource mobilisation, negotiation, monitoring and
evaluation, staff supervision, performance appraisal, computer skills, planning and
budgeting skills.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory
performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.
The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.
In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be
eligible.
FRINGE BENEFITS
All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.
For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int;
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HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should submit their applications by registered mail, courier
service, e-mail or dispatch together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of both academic and
professional certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees, and
day time telephone contact to:
The Secretary General
East African Community
P. O. Box 1096
Arusha - Tanzania.
Fax No: +255 27 2504255/ +255 27 2050281
To be received not later than Thursday 06th March 2014, 1700Hrs local time.
Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet
its requirements.
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PERSONAL ASSISTANT (REF: EAC/HR/2012/037)
GRADE: P2
OFFICE: Office of the Judge President
REPORTS TO: The Registrar/EACJ
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
To perform a variety of administrative and professional duties related to the Office of
the Judge President
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Work as Personal Assistant to the Judge President
2. Initiate the planning, organization and performance of work for the Judge
President
3. Undertake targeted research and gather information in order to facilitate the
Office of the Judge President’s decision making process
4. Prepare reports and make recommendations to the Judge President for follow
up action
5. Manage, understand and develop procedures to facilitate proper reporting of all
the necessary information to the Judge President
6. Respond to queries particularly directed to the Office of the Judge President
7. In liaison with the Registrar, prepare and distribute documentation for official
missions and meetings of the Judge President
8. In liaison with the Registrar, arrange for briefs and reports concerning activities
of the Office of the Judge President
9. Establish an effective monitoring, evaluation and reporting system for the Office
of the Judge President.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
A Masters Degree in Public Administration, Social Sciences, Political Science, Law
or equivalent qualification from a recognised University.
8 years of relevant experience. Knowledge of Court operations is essential.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
Good computer skills, must be up to date with current issues, good intelligence with all
around knowledge mostly in customer services, public relations, accounting,
and management, should be able to multi-task and be able to work under stressful
situations, good research skills, good report writing skills, M&E skills, planning skills,
should have determination to complete tasks at hand within a timely manner, not only
having to know where every thing stands but also making sure that it all keeps moving
smoothly, must be able to lead and should be a good communicator.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory
performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.
The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.
In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be
eligible.
FRINGE BENEFITS
All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.
For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int;
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HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should submit their applications by registered mail, courier
service, e-mail or dispatch together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of both academic and
professional certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees, and
day time telephone contact to:
The Secretary General
East African Community
P. O. Box 1096
Arusha - Tanzania.
Fax No: +255 27 2504255/ +255 27 2050281
To be received not later than Thursday 06th March 2014, 1700Hrs local time.
Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet
its requirements.
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COURT RECORDER/TRANSCRIBER (REF: EAC/HR/2013/072)
GRADE: P1
ORGAN: East African Court of Justice
DEPARTMENT: Finance and Administration
REPORTS TO: Deputy Registrar
MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB:
To record and transcribe Court proceedings and maintain Court recording system
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Maintain the Court recording system.
2. Assemble equipment required for collecting information.
3. Record verbatim proceedings during court proceedings.
4. Transcribe court proceedings.
5. Obtain all sources of references to ensure accurate reporting.
6. Type-set Court proceedings.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
A Degree in Law/Journalism/Secretarial Studies or equivalent qualification from a
recognized University with not less than five (5) years of experience in Court
reporting/recording.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
Communication skills, public relations skills, observation skills, research skills,
investigative skills, listening skills, sound knowledge of computer applications, good
knowledge of Court/Judicial procedures, practice and operations and a good command
of the English Language.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory
performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.
The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.
In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be
eligible.
FRINGE BENEFITS
All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.
For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int;
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HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should submit their applications by registered mail, courier
service, e-mail or dispatch together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of both academic and
professional certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees, and
day time telephone contact to:
The Secretary General
East African Community
P. O. Box 1096
Arusha - Tanzania.
Fax No: +255 27 2504255/ +255 27 2050281
To be received not later than Thursday 06th March 2014, 1700Hrs local time.
Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet
its requirements.
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NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR (REF: EAC/HR/2013/073)
GRADE: P1
ORGAN: East African Court of Justice
SECTION: Administration
REPORTS TO: Court Administrator
MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB:
To analyze business needs of the EACJ and develop, implement, train on and maintain
software systems including database systems, network systems and the EACJ website.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Analyse, design, develop, implement and maintain software applications in
accordance with established EAC IT standards.
2. Analyse user needs in order to develop or modify website software systems.
3. Develop and maintain EACJ website and coordinate with other players to ensure
the website’s smooth operations.
4. Prepare and maintain up to date user manuals.
5. Evaluate existing information systems and procedures and recommend
solutions for improvement.
6. Test and implement new and revised application software systems to ensure
that they meet user requirements.
7. Provide software maintenance and technical support.
8. Develop and implement proper backup procedures for data files stored on
EAC servers and maintain up to date electronic back up copies at an offsite
location;
9. Provide computer training and user support to ensure that existing technology is
best utilised.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
A Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology,
Telecommunications, Electrical/Electronics Engineering or equivalent qualification from
a recognised University plus relevant professional qualifications. 5 years of experience
in designing, developing and maintaining ICT systems.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
Team building skills, networking skills, public relations, customer care, training skills,
computer skills, supervisory skills.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory
performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.
The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.
In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be
eligible.
FRINGE BENEFITS
All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.
For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int;
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HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should submit their applications by registered mail, courier
service, e-mail or dispatch together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of both academic and
professional certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees, and
day time telephone contact to:
The Secretary General
East African Community
P. O. Box 1096
Arusha - Tanzania.
Fax No: +255 27 2504255/ +255 27 2050281
To be received not later than Thursday 06th March 2014, 1700Hrs local time.
Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet
its requirements.
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PRINCIPAL CLERK ASSISTANT (REF: EAC/HR/2013/075)
GRADE: P3
ORGAN: East African Legislative Assembly
OFFICE: Office of the Clerk
DEPARTMENT: Legislative Procedures
REPORTS TO: Deputy Clerk
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
To facilitate the day to day administrative and procedural activities of the Assembly.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Serve as Clerk- At- Table when the Assembly is in Session.
2. Assist in drawing up of Order Papers for Business and preparing
Votes proceedings of the Assembly.
3. Provide procedural and legislative advice to the Speaker and members.
4. Provide technical support to members when preparing Private Members’
Bills, Amendments to Bills, Motions, petitions and Questions.
5. Facilitate Committee meetings/Sittings.
6. Conduct legislative research for Committees and members.
7. Coordinate planning, execution and follow-up of Committee activities.
8. Prepare agendas and other documentation for Committee meetings.
9. Establish and maintain a records/documentation system for Committees and
Plenary.
10. Supervise Senior Clerk Assistants and establish performance standards for
them.
11. Prepare progress and annual reports.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
A Masters Degree in Public Administration, law, Social Sciences or equivalent
qualification from a recognised University. 10 years of experience with at least 5 years
at the level of Senior Clerk Assistant. Specialised training in Parliamentary Procedures
and knowledge of operations of a regional Parliament is essential.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
Good knowledge of parliamentary procedures, administrative skills, drafting skills,
analytical skills, research skills, supervisory skills, interpersonal skills, negotiating skills,
networking skills, public relations, diplomacy, computer skills, report writing skills and
computer skills.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory
performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.
The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.
In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be
eligible.
FRINGE BENEFITS
All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.
For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int;
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HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should submit their applications by registered mail, courier
service, e-mail or dispatch together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of both academic and
professional certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees, and
day time telephone contact to:
The Secretary General
East African Community
P. O. Box 1096
Arusha - Tanzania.
Fax No: +255 27 2504255/ +255 27 2050281
To be received not later than Thursday 06th March 2014, 1700Hrs local time.
Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet
its requirements.
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SENIOR CLERK ASSISTANT
(REF: EAC/HR/2013/076)
GRADE: P2
ORGAN: East African Legislative Assembly
OFFICE: Office of the Clerk
DEPARTMENT: Legislative Procedures and Committees
REPORTS TO: Principal Clerk Assistant
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
To facilitate Committee work and Plenary Sessions of the Assembly
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Serve as Secretary to Committees of the Assembly.
2. Serve as Custodian of Journals of the Assembly.
3. Prepare Order Papers, Votes and Proceedings, Motions. Petitions and Questions.
4. Serve as Clerk - At - Table.
5. Draft amendments to Bills.
6. Provide advice to Speaker and Members on legislative procedures.
7. Carry out procedural research.
8. In liaison with the Research Officer, conduct relevant research and studies for
Committees; and
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
A Masters Degree in Public Administration, Law, Social Sciences or equivalent
qualification from a recognised University.
8 years of relevant experience with at least 3 years in a similar position. Specialized
training in Parliamentary Procedures and knowledge of operations of a regional
Parliament will be an added advantage.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
Good knowledge of parliamentary procedures, administrative skills, drafting skills,
analytical skills, research skills, supervisory skills, interpersonal skills, negotiating skills,
networking skills, public relations, diplomacy, computer skills, report writing skills and
computer skills.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory
performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.
The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.
In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be
eligible.
FRINGE BENEFITS
All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.
For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int;
---------------------------------------------
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should submit their applications by registered mail, courier
service, e-mail or dispatch together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of both academic and
professional certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees, and
day time telephone contact to:
The Secretary General
East African Community
P. O. Box 1096
Arusha - Tanzania.
Fax No: +255 27 2504255/ +255 27 2050281
To be received not later than Thursday 06th March 2014, 1700Hrs local time.
Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet
its requirements.
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SERJEANT- at- ARMS (REF: EAC/HR/2013/077)
GRADE: P2
ORGAN: East African Legislative Assembly
OFFICE: Office of the Clerk
DEPARTMENT: Sergeant- at -Arms
REPORTS TO: The Clerk
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
To provide effective and efficient security and safety, procedural and ceremonial,
housekeeping and common services to the Legislative Assembly
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Formulate security policies, strategies and procedures to be followed when the
House is in Session.
2. Lead the Speaker to and from the House at each sitting and be present
throughout the sitting to act as directed by the Speaker and to lead the President
when performing official Parliamentary roles.
3. Ensure security of the Assembly Assets, the Hon. Speaker, Hon. Members and
staff and all the strangers/visitors entering the precincts of the Assembly.
4. In liaison with the police and court, investigate and prosecute any offence
committed within the precincts of the House.
5. Carry and protect the Mace as a symbol of authority and smooth conduct of
business of the House.
6. Provide information and services for Members and staff including office
accommodation, furniture and fittings, booking for Committee rooms and
bookings for Chamber Galleries, coordination of transport, maintenance of
building and housekeeping services, and advise the Speaker on the broadcasting
and televising policy.
7. Ensure orderly admission and conduct of stranger to any part of the Assembly by
issuance of entry cards.
8. Keep any fire arms and any other prohibited properly brought into the precincts
of the Assembly.
9. Effective and efficient maintenance services to the buildings, grounds and in
liaison with user departments furnishes the offices and Committee rooms.
10. Act as Custodian of all Parliament building keys including keys for pigeonholes.
11. Provide a one stop shop booking services for all activities which school groups
and educational tours engage in when visiting Parliament and conduct tours of
Parliament and hospitality events.
12. Execute laws and orders of the House and any other directives of the Speaker.
13. Provide Safety and Fire measures, health protection and First Aid Services. This
includes the developing an emergency preparedness and response policy,
Training and awareness of the same, etc.
14. Prepare progress and annual reports of the department; and
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
A Masters Degree in Social Sciences, Law, Security Management or equivalent
qualification from a recognised University.
8 years of relevant experience in a similar position with 3 years at senior level. Must
have a security training background and/served in the forces at the rank of Chief
Inspector of Police or Major in the Army or equivalent rank. Knowledge of the dynamics
and operations of a Regional Parliament will be an added advantage.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
Good analytical skills, communication skills, report writing, planning and organization,
presentation skills, persuasiveness and adaptability, innovativeness, decision making,
clear judgement, problem - solving skills, team building, supervisory skills, computer
skills, networking skills, ability to meet strict deadlines, ability to work under minimum
supervision in a multicultural environment.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory
performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.
The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.
In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be
eligible.
FRINGE BENEFITS
All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.
For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int;
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HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should submit their applications by registered mail, courier
service, e-mail or dispatch together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of both academic and
professional certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees, and
day time telephone contact to:
The Secretary General
East African Community
P. O. Box 1096
Arusha - Tanzania.
Fax No: +255 27 2504255/ +255 27 2050281
To be received not later than Thursday 06th March 2014, 1700Hrs local time.
Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet
its requirements.
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CLERK ASSISTANT
(REF: EAC/HR/2013/078)
GRADE: P1
ORGAN: East African Legislative Assembly
OFFICE: Office of the Clerk
DEPARTMENT: Legislative Procedures and Committees
REPORTS TO: Senior Clerk Assistant
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
To facilitate Committee work and Plenary Sessions of the Assembly
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Serve as Secretary to Committees of the Assembly.
2. Assist in preparation and processing of Order Papers, Votes and Proceedings,
Motions, Petitions and Questions.
3. Serve as Clerk - At – Table.
4. Draft amendments to Bills.
5. Provide advice to Speaker and Members on legislative procedures;
6. Carry out procedural research;
7. In liaison with the Research Officers, conduct relevant research and studies for
Committees; and
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
A Bachelors Degree in Public Administration, Law, Social Sciences or equivalent
qualification from a recognised University. 5 years of relevant experience with at least 3
years in a similar position. Specialized training in Parliamentary procedures and
knowledge of operations of a regional Parliament will be an added advantage.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
Good knowledge of parliamentary procedures, administrative skills, drafting skills,
analytical skills, research skills, interpersonal skills, negotiating skills, networking skills,
public relations, diplomacy, computer skills, report writing skills and computer skills.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory
performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.
The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.
In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be
eligible.
FRINGE BENEFITS
All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.
For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int;
--------------------------------------------
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should submit their applications by registered mail, courier
service, e-mail or dispatch together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of both academic and
professional certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees, and
day time telephone contact to:
The Secretary General
East African Community
P. o Box 1096
Arusha - Tanzania.
Fax No: +255 27 2504255/ +255 27 2050281
To be received not later than 06th March 2014, 1700Hrs local time.
Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet

its requirement

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