Job at East African Community: 13 Positions available (Deadline: 21 July 2017)

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Job at East African Community: 13 Positions available (Deadline: 21 July 2017)

Job at EAC : Competition Authority (Deadline: 21 July 2017)

Registrar – EAC Competition Authority

(EAC/HR/2016-17/23)

The East African Community is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising the Republic of Burundi, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, the Republic of South Sudan, the United Republic of Tanzania, and the Republic of Uganda with its Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

The EAC mission is to widen and deepen economic, political, social and cultural integration to improve the quality of life of the people of East Africa through increased competitiveness, value added production, trade and investments.




This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated and result-driven professionals who are citizens of East African Community Partner States of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, South Sudan and Uganda to apply for the following position tenable at the EAC Competition Authority.

Organ / Institution: East African Community Competition Authority

Duty Station: Arusha, Tanzania

Job Grade: D1

Job reports to: EAC Competition Authority Commissioners

Job Purpose:

The Registrar, EAC Competition Authority shall be the Chief Executive Officer of the EAC Competition Authority and be responsible for the day to day management of the EAC Competition Authority subject to the directives of the Commissioners.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Registrar, EAC Competition Authority shall perform the following functions: –

  1. He/she will be the Chief Executive Officer of the EAC Competition Authority;
  2. He/she  will be the Secretary to the Commissioners of the EAC Competition Authority;
  3. Provide advice to Commissioners, on key strategic, legal and economic matters;
  4. Manage staff of the EAC Competition Authority  and provide strategic direction;
  5. Initiate and coordinate development of policies and strategies on competition matters in EAC;
  6. Represent the EAC Competition Authority in industry and Government, regionally and internationally;
  7. Work and cooperate with Partner States competition authorities, consumer protection agencies and other stakeholders on matters of competition policy and consumer protection;
  8. Establish systems, procedures and institutional processes of the EAC Competition  Authority;
  9. Work to raise the profile and public perception of the EAC Competition Authority;
  10. Develop mechanisms and systems for enforcement of EAC Competition Act, 2006, in the EAC Customs Union and Common Market;
  11. Establish strategic collaboration and partnerships with national and international  competition agencies on matters related to competition and resource mobilization;
  12. Liaise and work closely with other EAC organs and particularly the Secretariat on policy and Budget development and execution;
  13. Present Board papers to the Commissioners in regard to operations of the Authority;
  14. Develop and present Reports to the EAC Council of Ministers from time to time; and,
  15. Undertake any other duties assigned by the Commissioners from time to time.

Qualifications and Experience:

Must at least have a Masters in Economics or Law or Business Management or a related field. Specialized training in competition matters will be an added advantage.

Have a minimum of fifteen (15) years’ experience in either competition policy and law, or consumer protection, or trade or a related field, ten (10) years of which must be at a senior level. Must have a high level management experience and a proven track record of leadership in a significant area of either competition regulation, or sectoral/ market regulation, or commercial regulation at national level or regional level

Skills and Competencies:

Competencies:
i. Good knowledge and understanding of the EAC economic integration agenda.
ii. Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to influence multi-stakeholder processes;
iii. Excellent analytical skills particularly in interpreting, using, analyzing and presenting data and evidence; and,
iv. Should demonstrate knowledge in competition policy, consumer protection, and trade and industry matters.

Attributes:
The suitable candidate should have the following attributes: strategic thinking, achieves results, team player, exemplifies personal drive and integrity, and cultivates productive working relationships, communication with influence.

Eligibility:

Applicants from all Partner States are eligible to apply for the position under the EAC Competition Authority

Terms and Conditions of Service:

The successful candidate shall hold office for a term of five (5) years non-renewable.

Fringe Benefits:

The established posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

Equal Opportunity:

The EAC is an equal opportunity employer; therefore, female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. EAC will only respond to those candidates who strictly meet the set requirements.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned positions are advised to send their applications, detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates, names and contact details of three referees, and copy of National Identity Card, or Birth Certificate or Passport showing date of birth. Please quote the respective reference number on both the application letter and envelope. For electronic submission, please quote the respective reference number on the subject of the email and send to the address given below.

Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than Friday, 21 July  2017.

Please note:

  1. You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.
  2. Applications which do not: indicate nationality and age; the reference number; or have an application letter attached; have certified copies of their academic degrees and other professional Certificates; or fail to provide three referees will be disqualified.
  3. Only qualified candidates will be contacted
  4. EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.

Please note that EAC does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process. All invitations for interviews will be done in writing

The Secretary General
East African Community
P. o Box 1096
Arusha – Tanzania.
Tel: +255 27 2162100
Fax: +255 27 2162190
E-mail: vacancies@eachq.org
Website : www.eac.int

Application Deadline:

Friday, 21 July 2017 – 5:00pm

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Job at East African Community : Director Customs (Deadline: 21 July 2017)

Director Customs

(EAC/HR/2016-17/14)

The East African Community is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising the Republic of Burundi, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, , Republic of South Sudan, the United Republic of Tanzania and the Republic of Uganda with its Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

The EAC mission is to widen and deepen economic, political, social and cultural integration to improve the quality of life of the people of East Africa through increased competitiveness, value added production, trade and investments.

This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated and result-driven professionals who are citizens of East African Community Partner States (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda) to apply for the following position tenable at East African Community-Secretariat.

Organ / Institution: The Secretariat

Duty Station: Arusha, Tanzania

Job Grade: P5

Job reports to: Director General (Customs and Trade)

Job Purpose:

To coordinate and manage the development, implementation and monitoring of regional customs programmes and projects in the EAC for the effective realization of a functioning Customs Union

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Initiate, coordinate and manage the development of EAC customs policies and strategies under the strategic leadership of the Director General(Customs and Trade);
  2. Lead and guide the development and monitor implementation of EAC Customs laws, procedure manuals and guidelines including providing technical interpretations of such instruments ;
  3. Provide direction and  in the implementation and consolidation of the Single Customs Territory (SCT) in liaison with  Customs administrations of Partner States including but not limited to strengthening interconnectivity of systems, sensitization and training and full roll out of SCT;
  4. Coordinate the development and implementation of consolidated annual work/operations plans and ensure complimentarily of synergies and cooperation within the sectors under supervision;
  5. Manage and guide the undertaking of research and studies in priority programme areas for the sectors under the directorate’s supervision;
  6. Establish and maintain close working relationship with public and private sector agencies and government bodies of Partner States in the implementation of the Single Customs Territory;
  7. Liaise with relevant bodies such as WCO, WTO, UNCTAD on matters pertaining to customs and trade in the region and ensure dissemination and implementation of international standards and practices;
  8. Provide technical direction and input on customs matters in trade negotiations where EAC may be engaged;
  9. Provide managerial support and technical advice related to the sectors and staff under the directorate’s supervision;
  10. Coordinate the convening of technical meetings and present reports to the Policy organs for consideration including providing technical guidance during the meetings.
  11. Manage the development of the budget for the Directorate and in liaison with Director Trade discuss the same with the Director General(Customs and Trade) for consolidation, rationalization and finalization prior to presentation to the next level;
  12. Liaise with Staff under supervision of the directorate to develop specific, measureable, accurate, realistic and time bond (SMART) performance indicators, monitor and evaluate individual Staff performance by ensuring that the EAC performance evaluation/appraisal and feedback process is applied to all staff under  the directorate’s supervision;
  13. Coordinate implementation of Council decisions and consolidate progress and annual reports on status of implementation of the Council decisions/directives assigned to directorate;
  14. Make periodic reports and accountability on the performance of the directorate to the Director General (Customs and Trade) and agree on the areas to be prioritized;
  15. Ensure close working relationship with the Directorate of Trade to promote team work, enhance optimal utilization of resources, efficiency and build synergies;
  16. Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Secretary General or Director General (Customs and Trade) from time to time.




Qualifications and Experience:

At least a Masters Degree in Economics, Customs, International Trade, Law, Commerce, Business Administration or a related field. Must have undertaken specialised training in Customs;

Minimum fifteen (15) years’ experience in a customs work, 8 years of which should be at senior management level in customs related environment. International exposure in customs matters will be an advantage

Skills and Competencies:

Must be able to provide technical and team leadership to the Directorate of Customs, create a conducive and empowering work environment which promotes creativity and innovation among staff, coach, mentor and motivate staff, manage diversity, conflict and change; write proposals and conduct Research, effectively communicate, have presentation, conceptual, analytical, Planning, Negotiation, Networking, Judgement and decision making skills. S/He must able to think and interact strategically and innovatively while exercising sound judgment. Capable of dealing with others appropriately and effectively.

Computer skills are a must while research, networking, planning, teambuilding, management, leadership, analytical and negotiation skills are desirable.

Eligibility:

EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age



Terms and Conditions of Service:

The above position is tenable for a contract of five (5) years renewable once .

Fringe Benefits:

The established posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover

Equal Opportunity:

The EAC is an equal opportunity employer; therefore, female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. EAC will only respond to those candidates who strictly meet the set requirements.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned positions are advised to send their applications, detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates, names and contact details of three referees, and copy of National Identity Card, or Birth Certificate or Passport showing date of birth. Please quote the respective reference number on both the application letter and envelope. For electronic submission, please quote the respective reference number on the subject of the email and send to the address given below.

Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than Friday, 21 July  2017.

Please note:

  1. You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.
  2. Applications which do not: indicate nationality and age; the reference number; or have an application letter attached; have certified copies of their academic degrees and other professional Certificates; or fail to provide three referees will be disqualified.
  3. Only qualified candidates will be contacted
  4. EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.

Please note that EAC does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process. All invitations for interviews will be done in writing

The Secretary General
East African Community
P. o Box 1096
Arusha – Tanzania.
Tel: +255 27 2162100
Fax: +255 27 2162190
E-mail: vacancies@eachq.org
Website : www.eac.int

Application Deadline:

Friday, 21 July 2017 – 5:00pm

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND KNOW HOW TO APPLY



Job at East African Community : Deputy Registrar Finance and Administration (Deadline: 21 July 2017)

Deputy Registrar Finance and Administration

(EAC/HR/2016-17/21)

The East African Community is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising the Republic of Burundi, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, Republic of South Sudan, the United Republic of Tanzania, and the Republic of Uganda with its Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

The EAC mission is to widen and deepen economic, political, social and cultural integration to improve the quality of life of the people of East Africa through increased competitiveness, value added production, trade and investments.




This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated and result-driven professionals who are citizens of East African Community Partner States of Burundi and South Sudan to apply for the following position tenable at East African Court of Justice.

Organ / Institution: The East African Court of Justice

Duty Station: Arusha, Tanzania

Job Grade: P4

Job reports to: Registrar

Job Purpose:

To provide strategic leadership in the process of coordinating and facilitating utilization of the Court’s human and financial resources in accordance with the provisions in the Staff Rules and Regulations and the financial rules and regulations and other decisions and directives issued from time to time.

Duties and Responsibilities:





1. Coordinate implementation of policies and programmes related to Finance,  human resources, information management and administrative support;

2. Plan, organize, direct and control the financial management function of the Court;

3. Enforces compliance to the Staff Rules and Regulation and financial rules and regulations and the established policies and procedures relating to staff and financial  matters;

4. Provide managerial support and technical advice related to the sectors and staff under    supervision;

5. Liaise with Staff  to develop specific, measureable, accurate, realistic and time bound (SMART) performance indicators, monitor and evaluate individual Staff performance by ensuring that the Court’s performance evaluation/appraisal and feedback process is applied to all staff at the Court;

6. Identify policy gaps, initiate and facilitate research and studies in priority programme areas for the sectors under your  supervision;

7. Coordinate Implementation of Council decisions and consolidate progress and annual reports on status of implementation of the Council decisions/directives assigned to;

8. Coordinate the day-to-day management of the EAC finances. This involves:

• Overseeing the cash flow and cash position of the Court and making appropriate recommendations to the management

• Advising on appropriate investments.

9. Coordinate preparation of monthly, quarterly, Annual and other periodic reports such as budget performance status reports, advances and monthly accounts;

10. Participate in the meetings of F&A, Council and the EALA;

11. Monitor the Court’s budget performance and make appropriate guidelines to the management;

12. Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the management from time to time.

Qualifications and Experience:

Master’s Degree in Finance, Business/Public Administration/Management or related discipline from a recognized University. Must have a Bachelor’s degree in law. Professional qualification in accounting will be an added advantage.

Minimum ten (10) years in Public Management particularly in Finance and Human Resource and administration sector of which 5 years’ experience must be in a similar position.

Skills and Competencies:

Must be able to support Strategic and team leadership to the EACJ team, manage diversity, write reports and make appropriate recommendations, have good communication, presentation, conceptual, analytical, Planning, Negotiation, Networking, Judgment and decision making skills for both administrative and financial decisions. S/He must be Computer literate.

Eligibility:

Considering the current status of quota points per Partner State under East Court of Justice, only Applicants from the Republic of Burundi and Republic of South Sudan are eligible to apply for the Position of Deputy Registrar Finance & Administration under EACJ.

Terms and Conditions of Service:

The position of Deputy Registrar Finance and Administration is tenable for a contract of five (5) years renewable once.

Fringe Benefits:

The established posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

Equal Opportunity:

The EAC is an equal opportunity employer; therefore, female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. EAC will only respond to those candidates who strictly meet the set requirements.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned positions are advised to send their applications, detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates, names and contact details of three referees, and copy of National Identity Card, or Birth Certificate or Passport showing date of birth. Please quote the respective reference number on both the application letter and envelope. For electronic submission, please quote the respective reference number on the subject of the email and send to the address given below.

Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than Friday, 21 July  2017.

Please note:

  1. You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.
  2. Applications which do not: indicate nationality and age; the reference number; or have an application letter attached; have certified copies of their academic degrees and other professional Certificates; or fail to provide three referees will be disqualified.
  3. Only qualified candidates will be contacted
  4. EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.

Please note that EAC does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process. All invitations for interviews will be done in writing

The Secretary General
East African Community
P. o Box 1096
Arusha – Tanzania.
Tel: +255 27 2162100
Fax: +255 27 2162190
E-mail: vacancies@eachq.org
Website : www.eac.int

Application Deadline:

Friday, 21 July 2017 – 5:00pm



Job at East African Community : Principal Human Resource Officer (Deadline: 21 July 2017)

Principal Human Resource Officer

(EAC/HR/2016-17/15)

The East African Community is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising the Republic of Burundi, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, , Republic of South Sudan, the United Republic of Tanzania and the Republic of Uganda with its Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

The EAC mission is to widen and deepen economic, political, social and cultural integration to improve the quality of life of the people of East Africa through increased competitiveness, value added production, trade and investments.

This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated and result-driven professionals who are citizens of East African Community Partner States (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda) to apply for the following position tenable at East African Community-Secretariat.

Organ / Institution: The Secretariat

Duty Station: Arusha, Tanzania

Job Grade: P3



Job reports to: Director, Human Resources and Administration

Job Purpose:

To initiate, formulate and manage Human Resource Management and Development policies and strategies that will enable the Community to attract, develop and retain high quality human resources.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Initiate, formulate and manage human resource management and development Policies and Strategies for the Community;
  2. Design and maintain internal administrative and staff performance appraisal and monitoring systems;
  3. In liaison with the relevant officers, draw up Terms of Reference and Job Descriptions for Community jobs;
  4. Advise on the enforcement of Staff Rules and Regulations;
  5. Coordinate periodic staff performance appraisal/evaluation exercises;
  6. In liaison with the Planning Directorate, monitor Staff Performance Contracts;
  7. Coordinate the selection and recruitment of staff in accordance with the established rules, procedures and practices;
  8. Manage recruitment and placement standards, procedures, and practices;
  9. Handle matters relating to terms and conditions of service in  conformity with the established Rules and Regulations;
  10. In liaison with the Finance Directorate, direct payroll management;
  11. Initiate budget proposals for the HR Department;
  12. Prepare progress reports and follow up on the implementation of Council decisions; and
  13. Promote a positive corporate culture and image of the Community.




Qualifications and Experience:

A Masters Degree in Human Resource Management, Public Administration and Management, Business Administration, Law or a related field.

At least 10 years of relevant experience in HR management, development and administration with 5 years at senior level.

Skills and Competencies:

Analytical skills, administrative skills, organization skills, communication skills, decision-making 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.

Eligibility:

EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.

Terms and Conditions of Service:

The above position is tenable for a contract of five (5) years renewable once .

Fringe Benefits:

The established posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

Equal Opportunity:

The EAC is an equal opportunity employer; therefore, female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. EAC will only respond to those candidates who strictly meet the set requirements.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned positions are advised to send their applications, detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates, names and contact details of three referees, and copy of National Identity Card, or Birth Certificate or Passport showing date of birth. Please quote the respective reference number on both the application letter and envelope. For electronic submission, please quote the respective reference number on the subject of the email and send to the address given below.

Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than Friday, 21 July  2017.

Please note:

  1. You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.
  2. Applications which do not: indicate nationality and age; the reference number; or have an application letter attached; have certified copies of their academic degrees and other professional Certificates; or fail to provide three referees will be disqualified.
  3. Only qualified candidates will be contacted
  4. EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.

Please note that EAC does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process. All invitations for interviews will be done in writing

The Secretary General
East African Community
P. o Box 1096
Arusha – Tanzania.
Tel: +255 27 2162100
Fax: +255 27 2162190
E-mail: vacancies@eachq.org
Website : www.eac.int

Application Deadline:

Friday, 21 July 2017 – 5:00pm



Job at East African Community : Senior Customs Officer – Information Management Officer (Deadline: 21 July 2017)

Senior Customs Officer – Information Management Officer

(EAC/HR/2016-17/16)

The East African Community is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising the Republic of Burundi, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, , Republic of South Sudan, the United Republic of Tanzania and the Republic of Uganda with its Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

The EAC mission is to widen and deepen economic, political, social and cultural integration to improve the quality of life of the people of East Africa through increased competitiveness, value added production, trade and investments.

This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated and result-driven professionals who are citizens of East African Community Partner States (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda) to apply for the following position tenable at East African Community-Secretariat.

Organ / Institution: The Secretariat

Duty Station: Arusha, Tanzania

Job Grade: P2

Job reports to: Principal Customs Officer (Information Technology)



Job Purpose:

To support the development and implementation of customs IT systems and solutions to facilitate the EAC Single Customs Territory.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Analyze the Customs systems and make recommendations on development of customs software business solutions and modules under the interconnectivity framework to facilitate the Single Customs Territory.
  2. Assist in the design and implementation of IT solutions in accordance with the EAC CMA, Customs Regulations, Council decisions and Customs Committee recommendations.
  3. Assist in the development of IT regulations and process manuals and monitor their implementation;
  4. Support Partner States on matters related to interconnectivity and exchange of information;
  5. Monitor the efficacy of data exchange platforms and make timely interventions to rectify any operational problems;
  6. Coordinate the training and sensitization on IT related matters at the regional level;
  7. Design regional customs information systems in line with the proposed information Security policy and legal regulation for customs interconnectivity;
  8. Coordinate and support Customs technical working groups;
  9. Any other official duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications and Experience:

Masters’ degree in Information Technology, Business Informatics or equivalent and relevant certification in Information Technology.

At least eight (8) years of experience in the relevant field with three (3) at management level and sound knowledge of change management and networking in a complex development context;

Skills and Competencies:

Knowledge of regional integration and trade policy issues in the Regional Integration. Proficiency in computer applications with hands-on skills in a Customs Computer system; Analytical skills, communication skills, decision-making skills, planning skills, negotiations skills, networking skills, research skills, monitoring and evaluation skills.

Eligibility:

EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.

Terms and Conditions of Service:

The above position is tenable for a contract of five (5) years renewable once .

Fringe Benefits:

The established posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

Equal Opportunity:

The EAC is an equal opportunity employer; therefore, female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. EAC will only respond to those candidates who strictly meet the set requirements.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned positions are advised to send their applications, detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates, names and contact details of three referees, and copy of National Identity Card, or Birth Certificate or Passport showing date of birth. Please quote the respective reference number on both the application letter and envelope. For electronic submission, please quote the respective reference number on the subject of the email and send to the address given below.

Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than Friday, 21 July  2017.




Please note:

  1. You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.
  2. Applications which do not: indicate nationality and age; the reference number; or have an application letter attached; have certified copies of their academic degrees and other professional Certificates; or fail to provide three referees will be disqualified.
  3. Only qualified candidates will be contacted
  4. EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.

Please note that EAC does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process. All invitations for interviews will be done in writing

The Secretary General
East African Community
P. o Box 1096
Arusha – Tanzania.
Tel: +255 27 2162100
Fax: +255 27 2162190
E-mail: vacancies@eachq.org
Website : www.eac.int

Application Deadline:

Friday, 21 July 2017 – 5:00pm



Job at East African Community : Senior Standards officer – Metrology (Deadline: 21 July 2017)

Senior Standards Officer – Metrology

(EAC/HR/2016-17/18)

The East African Community is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising the Republic of Burundi, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, , Republic of South Sudan, the United Republic of Tanzania and the Republic of Uganda with its Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

The EAC mission is to widen and deepen economic, political, social and cultural integration to improve the quality of life of the people of East Africa through increased competitiveness, value added production, trade and investments.

This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated and result-driven professionals who are citizens of East African Community Partner States (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda) to apply for the following position tenable at East African Community-Secretariat.

Organ / Institution: The Secretariat

Duty Station: Arusha, Tanzania

Job Grade: P2

Job reports to: Principal Standards Officer

Job Purpose:

Ensure accuracy of measurements in the region to promote fair trade practices

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. To undertake activities as provided for the functions of the Liaison Office of SQMT Department under section 5 of the EAC SQMT Act, 2006;
  2. Coordinate the activities of the Technical Sub Committee on Metrology(EAMET) of East African Standards Committee;
  3. Provide logistical support to the EASC in the design and management of Community projects for the implementation of metrology development programs
  4. Liaise with Partner States  to ensure traceability of measurements  in Partner States and the community (measurement inter-comparisons, publicizing calibration capabilities in the community);
  5. Coordinate the activities of EAMET among members and with Intra-Africa Metrology System (AFRIMET)  and other regional metrology organisations, BIPM, OIML and  other regional and International legal and scientific metrology bodies (Key international comparisons, CMC registration, membership of BIPM, OIML, CIPM MRA, accreditation etc);
  6. Liaise with other Directorates and functions of EAC to implement EAC legislation related to accuracy of measurements (axle load, safe drugs, industrial development etc);
  7. Coordinate the development, review and maintenance of East African legislations on Metrology.(follow up on metrology on metrology bill, metrology regulations, metrology related standards)
  8. Identify training needs and areas for capacity building in metrology and conformity assessment and develop plan for their implementation (training, competence building, infrastructure development in terms of equipment and labs)
  9. Prepare annual budgets  and work plans for EAMET functions plus the Department of Internal Trade and the Trade Directorate;
  10. Follow up on implementation of Council decisions, EAMET programs, projects  and prepare progress and annual reports;
  11. Undertake any other official duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the superiors from time to time.

Qualifications and Experience:




A Masters Degree in Physics, Engineering, or related fields. Additional knowledge in project planning will be an added advantage.Eight (8) years working in Metrology fields of Scientific, Industrial metrology and legal metrology, international comparisons of measurements, knowledge of the workings of AFRIMET, OIML BIPM, with minimum of  3   years at senior level working with a quality Institution or equivalent.

Experience working with National and International conformity assessment bodies will be mostly preferred.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Good knowledge and understanding of the EAC economic integration process.
  • Good oral and written communication skills and ability to influence multi-stakeholder processes;
  • Excellent analytical skills particularly in interpreting, using, analyzing and presenting data and evidence.
  • Good skills in Project proposal development, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Demonstrable knowledge of metrology matters for the EAC Partner States.

Eligibility:

EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.

Terms and Conditions of Service:

The above position is tenable for a contract of five (5) years renewable once .

Fringe Benefits:

The established posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

Equal Opportunity:

The EAC is an equal opportunity employer; therefore, female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. EAC will only respond to those candidates who strictly meet the set requirements.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned positions are advised to send their applications, detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates, names and contact details of three referees, and copy of National Identity Card, or Birth Certificate or Passport showing date of birth. Please quote the respective reference number on both the application letter and envelope. For electronic submission, please quote the respective reference number on the subject of the email and send to the address given below.

Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than Friday, 21 July  2017.

Please note:

  1. You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.
  2. Applications which do not: indicate nationality and age; the reference number; or have an application letter attached; have certified copies of their academic degrees and other professional Certificates; or fail to provide three referees will be disqualified.
  3. Only qualified candidates will be contacted
  4. EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.

Please note that EAC does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process. All invitations for interviews will be done in writing

The Secretary General
East African Community
P. o Box 1096
Arusha – Tanzania.
Tel: +255 27 2162100
Fax: +255 27 2162190
E-mail: vacancies@eachq.org
Website : www.eac.int

Application Deadline:

Friday, 21 July 2017 – 5:00pm



Job at East African Community : EAC Integrated Health Programme – Linkages and Partnerships Officer (Deadline: 21 July 2017)

EAC Integrated Health Programme – Linkages and Partnerships Officer

(EAC/HR/2016-17/24)

The East African Community is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising the Republic of Burundi, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, the Republic of South Sudan, the United Republic of Tanzania, and the Republic of Uganda with its Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

The EAC mission is to widen and deepen economic, political, social and cultural integration to improve the quality of life of the people of East Africa through increased competitiveness, value added production, trade and investments.

This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated and result-driven professionals who are citizens of East African Community Partner States of Burundi and Rwanda to apply for the following position tenable at East African Community-Secretariat.


Organ / Institution: The Secretariat

Duty Station: Arusha, Tanzania

Job Grade: P1

Job reports to: Principal HIV and AIDS Officer & EIHP Programme Coordinator

Job Purpose:

The Partnership Officer will help weave collaborative relations that enable EIHP to effectively fulfil its mission and specific objectives. He/she will identify and nurture such relations focusing primarily on funding, program development and communications.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Analysis of partnership and collaboration needs of the EIHP;
2. Conduct Partner and Donor mapping to support the establishment and update of a database of Programme Partners and Donors;
3.  Together with the EIHP team, lead the development and implementation of the annual partnership strategy including:
• Assisting the EIHP’s team with ongoing partnership initiatives
• Developing a general funders and other potential partners landscape
• Generating leads and opening conversations with key contacts
• Searching RFP´s and open requests options
• Creating the proposals and presentations to enable partnership opportunities Following-up on conversations and processes
• Identifying best practices and incorporating new ideas for partnership building Contributing to the programmes public relations efforts
4. Participate in the development and implementation of policies, procedures and methodologies consistent with building partnerships on matters relating to the programme;
5. Participate in enhancing an integrated process of planning, programming, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation in the health department;
6.  Conduct analysis of and strengthen linkages among the various EHIP technical areas both within and without the health sector using the “One Health Approach/Framework”;
7. Support convening of meetings with Partners/Donors including resource mobilization events;
8. Provide substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, such as Multisectoral Joint Steering Committee (MJSC) on SRHR, HIV and AIDS; the Partners forum and the Joint TWG on EAC Multisectoral TWG on the integrated SRHR, and HIV and AIDS meetings etc. including, preparation of documents and presentations, etc.

9.  Participate in preparing of various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc
10. Performs other duties as required.

Qualifications and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Public health, business administration, international relations, political science, or a related field is preferred. The Masters degree in the above fields is an added advantage.

A minimum of five years of progressively responsible professional experience, and  practical  experience in managing partnerships; and experience of the
specific programme area.

Experience in working in an international environment is an  added advantage.

Skills and Competencies:

• Strong presentation, writing and negotiation skills, including the ability to elaborate partnership projects and grant proposals
• Must possess an ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines, and work well with others in a fast-paced environment. Should be able to organize and prioritize own work with limited supervision
• Sense of initiative, discretion, mature judgment, and entrepreneurial spirit is required. Capacity to effectively interact with a multiplicity of stakeholders including senior leaders.
• Innovation and strategic thinking are highly valued.
• Full command of English
• Working flexible hours to engage partners in multiple time zones.


Eligibility:

Considering the directive of 35th Meeting of the Council of Ministers, only Applicants from the Republic of Burundi and Republic of Rwanda are eligible to apply for the Positions of EAC Integrated Health Programme – Monitoring and Evaluation Officer and EAC Integrated Health Programme – Linkages and Partnerships Officer.

Terms and Conditions of Service:

This is a non-established position supported by donor funds whose contract terms and  conditions  are subject to the duration of the project and availability of funds

Equal Opportunity:

The EAC is an equal opportunity employer; therefore, female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. EAC will only respond to those candidates who strictly meet the set requirements.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned positions are advised to send their applications, detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates, names and contact details of three referees, and copy of National Identity Card, or Birth Certificate or Passport showing date of birth. Please quote the respective reference number on both the application letter and envelope. For electronic submission, please quote the respective reference number on the subject of the email and send to the address given below.

Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than Friday, 21 July  2017.

Please note:

  1. You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.
  2. Applications which do not: indicate nationality and age; the reference number; or have an application letter attached; have certified copies of their academic degrees and other professional Certificates; or fail to provide three referees will be disqualified.
  3. Only qualified candidates will be contacted
  4. EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.

Please note that EAC does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process. All invitations for interviews will be done in writing

The Secretary General
East African Community
P. o Box 1096
Arusha – Tanzania.
Tel: +255 27 2162100
Fax: +255 27 2162190
E-mail: vacancies@eachq.org
Website : www.eac.int

Application Deadline:

Friday, 21 July 2017 – 5:00pm



Job at East African Community : EAC Integrated Health Programme – Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (Deadline: 21 July 2017)

EAC Integrated Health Programme – Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

(EAC/HR/2016-17/24)

The East African Community is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising the Republic of Burundi, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, the Republic of South Sudan, the United Republic of Tanzania, and the Republic of Uganda with its Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

The EAC mission is to widen and deepen economic, political, social and cultural integration to improve the quality of life of the people of East Africa through increased competitiveness, value added production, trade and investments.

This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated and result-driven professionals who are citizens of East African Community Partner States of Burundi and Rwanda to apply for the following position tenable at East African Community-Secretariat


Organ / Institution: The Secretariat

Duty Station: Arusha, Tanzania

Job Grade: P1

Job reports to: Principal Health Systems and Policy Analysis Officer

Job Purpose:

To oversee implementation of monitoring, evaluation and learning activities under the EIHP and build the capacity for health sector monitoring and evaluation at the EAC Secretariat.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Provide leadership in the development of Annual Work Plans (AWP) in line with the Programme milestones while demonstrating clear linkages between resources, activities, outputs and outcomes.
  2. Lead in the implementation of Programme monitoring, evaluation and knowledge management activities thereby ensuring early identification of challenges, propose corrective actions and track follow-up actions.
  3. Develop monitoring and evaluation frameworks and costed M&E plans for new complementary initiatives ensuring effective incorporation of the following central themes of the “value for money” model – economy, effectiveness, efficiency, capacity alignments and evidence.
  4. Develop monitoring and evaluation systems, tools and indicators to support documentation and analysis of data, sharing of lessons and good practices and facilitate their institutionalization at regional and national levels.
  5. Build capacity of the Programme Staff in monitoring and evaluation thereby ensuring effective monitoring, evaluation and reporting at all levels.
  6. Establish and regularly update relevant database such as data based on good practices, innovations and experts and ensure they are fully operational and utilized.
  7. Coordinate the documentation of best practices regionally and effectively share relevant and pertinent programme interventions with all technical working groups under the health department.
  8. Support convening of Technical Exchange among Partner States based on adequately defined issues and concepts.
  9. Facilitate and undertake field monitoring programmes of regional projects and programme sites, for actual verification of the level of implementation of EAC’s Development and Corporate strategies;
  10. Coordinate the preparation, submission and dissemination of annual, quarterly and special Programme reports.
  11. Participate in preparing of various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.
  12. Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Management from time to time.

Qualifications and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, development studies, business administration, management, economics, social health and natural sciences, public health, or a related field. The Masters degree in the above fields is an added advantage.

A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience, and practical experience in the design, planning, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of health programmes. Experience in working with regional or international organizations is an added advantage.


Skills and Competencies:

Must be creative, innovative and a team player, be able to coach, mentor and motivate staff, manage diversity, conflict and change; excellent management and organizational skills, ability to handle multiple tasks without compromising quality; excellent proposal drafting and report writing skill proven public health technical and analytical capabilities and research skills, effectively communicates, have Strategic perspective, presentation, conceptual, analytical, Planning, Negotiation, Networking, Judgment and ability to work under minimal supervision. S/he must be Computer literate.

Eligibility:

Considering the directive of 35th Meeting of the Council of Ministers, only Applicants from the Republic of Burundi and Republic of Rwanda are eligible to apply for the Positions of EAC Integrated Health Programme – Monitoring and Evaluation Officer and EAC Integrated Health Programme – Linkages and Partnerships Officer.

Terms and Conditions of Service:

This is a non-established position supported by donor funds whose contract terms and conditions are limited to the availability of funding.

Equal Opportunity:

The EAC is an equal opportunity employer; therefore, female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. EAC will only respond to those candidates who strictly meet the set requirements.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned positions are advised to send their applications, detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates, names and contact details of three referees, and copy of National Identity Card, or Birth Certificate or Passport showing date of birth. Please quote the respective reference number on both the application letter and envelope. For electronic submission, please quote the respective reference number on the subject of the email and send to the address given below.

Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than Friday, 21 July  2017.

Please note:

  1. You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.
  2. Applications which do not: indicate nationality and age; the reference number; or have an application letter attached; have certified copies of their academic degrees and other professional Certificates; or fail to provide three referees will be disqualified.
  3. Only qualified candidates will be contacted
  4. EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.

Please note that EAC does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process. All invitations for interviews will be done in writing

The Secretary General
East African Community
P. o Box 1096
Arusha – Tanzania.
Tel: +255 27 2162100
Fax: +255 27 2162190
E-mail: vacancies@eachq.org
Website : www.eac.int

Application Deadline:

Friday, 21 July 2017 – 5:00pm

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Job at East African Community : Human Resources Officer (Deadline: 21 July 2017)

Human Resources Officer

(EAC/HR/2016-17/19)

The East African Community is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising the Republic of Burundi, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, , Republic of South Sudan, the United Republic of Tanzania and the Republic of Uganda with its Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

The EAC mission is to widen and deepen economic, political, social and cultural integration to improve the quality of life of the people of East Africa through increased competitiveness, value added production, trade and investments.

This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated and result-driven professionals who are citizens of East African Community Partner States (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda) to apply for the following position tenable at East African Community-Secretariat.

Organ / Institution: The Secretariat

Duty Station: Arusha, Tanzania

Job Grade: P1

Job reports to: Senior Human Resources Officer

Job Purpose:

To implement EAC’s HR policies that select, develop and retain the right staff needed to meet EAC’s Objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities:



  1. Work closely with departments, increasingly in assisting line managers understand and implement the EAC HR policies and procedures;
  2. Providing assistance in hiring process activities such as preparation of vacancy announcements , advertising or posting ,  check application forms, coordinate the short listing process and prepare documentation for interview processes;
  3. Coordinate  the activities related to employee safety, wellness,  health and  welfare  services;
  4. Update and maintain database relating to personnel activities such as staffing, recruitment, training, grievances, performance evaluations,  classifications , staff skills and establishment ;
  5. Assist in implementation of  employee induction activities, Staff training  and development;
  6. Keep track of  changes in salaries and benefits  and prepare  paperwork needed for monthly payroll and maintain records relating to staff leave and other benefits including processing of leave, home leave passage, education allowances, gratuity, advances, overtime for General Staff, etc;
  7. Initiate and enter staff records into the HRMIS (INSPIRO) ;
  8. Produce monthly staffing status reports for the EAC ;
  9. Perform any other duties as may be required by management.

Qualifications and Experience:

Bachelors Degree in Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations, Business Administration, Social Sciences or equivalent.

Minimum five (5) years relevant experience in a busy HR Office.

Skills and Competencies:

Strong interpersonal and communication skills, good analytical skills, Communication skills, Writing Skills, Editorial skills, Public Relations skills, proficiency in the use of Computers, people management skills, management of diversity, planning skills, supervisory skills, research skills, networking skills. Knowledge in the use of a computerized Human Resource Management Information Systems (HRMIS) will be an added advantage.

Eligibility:

EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.

Terms and Conditions of Service:

The above position is tenable for a contract of five (5) years renewable once .

Fringe Benefits:

The established posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

Equal Opportunity:

The EAC is an equal opportunity employer; therefore, female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. EAC will only respond to those candidates who strictly meet the set requirements.



How to Apply:

Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned positions are advised to send their applications, detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates, names and contact details of three referees, and copy of National Identity Card, or Birth Certificate or Passport showing date of birth. Please quote the respective reference number on both the application letter and envelope. For electronic submission, please quote the respective reference number on the subject of the email and send to the address given below.

Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than Friday, 21 July  2017.

Please note:

  1. You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.
  2. Applications which do not: indicate nationality and age; the reference number; or have an application letter attached; have certified copies of their academic degrees and other professional Certificates; or fail to provide three referees will be disqualified.
  3. Only qualified candidates will be contacted
  4. EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.

Please note that EAC does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process. All invitations for interviews will be done in writing

The Secretary General
East African Community
P. o Box 1096
Arusha – Tanzania.
Tel: +255 27 2162100
Fax: +255 27 2162190
E-mail: vacancies@eachq.org
Website : www.eac.int

Application Deadline:

Friday, 21 July 2017 – 5:00pm



Job at East African Community : Human Resources Officer (Deadline: 21 July 2017)

Human Resources Officer

(EAC/HR/2016-17/19)

The East African Community is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising the Republic of Burundi, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, , Republic of South Sudan, the United Republic of Tanzania and the Republic of Uganda with its Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

The EAC mission is to widen and deepen economic, political, social and cultural integration to improve the quality of life of the people of East Africa through increased competitiveness, value added production, trade and investments.

This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated and result-driven professionals who are citizens of East African Community Partner States (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda) to apply for the following position tenable at East African Community-Secretariat.

Organ / Institution: The Secretariat

Duty Station: Arusha, Tanzania

Job Grade: P1

Job reports to: Senior Human Resources Officer

Job Purpose:

To implement EAC’s HR policies that select, develop and retain the right staff needed to meet EAC’s Objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities:



  1. Work closely with departments, increasingly in assisting line managers understand and implement the EAC HR policies and procedures;
  2. Providing assistance in hiring process activities such as preparation of vacancy announcements , advertising or posting ,  check application forms, coordinate the short listing process and prepare documentation for interview processes;
  3. Coordinate  the activities related to employee safety, wellness,  health and  welfare  services;
  4. Update and maintain database relating to personnel activities such as staffing, recruitment, training, grievances, performance evaluations,  classifications , staff skills and establishment ;
  5. Assist in implementation of  employee induction activities, Staff training  and development;
  6. Keep track of  changes in salaries and benefits  and prepare  paperwork needed for monthly payroll and maintain records relating to staff leave and other benefits including processing of leave, home leave passage, education allowances, gratuity, advances, overtime for General Staff, etc;
  7. Initiate and enter staff records into the HRMIS (INSPIRO) ;
  8. Produce monthly staffing status reports for the EAC ;
  9. Perform any other duties as may be required by management.

Qualifications and Experience:

Bachelors Degree in Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations, Business Administration, Social Sciences or equivalent.

Minimum five (5) years relevant experience in a busy HR Office.

Skills and Competencies:

Strong interpersonal and communication skills, good analytical skills, Communication skills, Writing Skills, Editorial skills, Public Relations skills, proficiency in the use of Computers, people management skills, management of diversity, planning skills, supervisory skills, research skills, networking skills. Knowledge in the use of a computerized Human Resource Management Information Systems (HRMIS) will be an added advantage.

Eligibility:

EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.

Terms and Conditions of Service:

The above position is tenable for a contract of five (5) years renewable once .

Fringe Benefits:

The established posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

Equal Opportunity:

The EAC is an equal opportunity employer; therefore, female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. EAC will only respond to those candidates who strictly meet the set requirements.



How to Apply:

Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned positions are advised to send their applications, detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates, names and contact details of three referees, and copy of National Identity Card, or Birth Certificate or Passport showing date of birth. Please quote the respective reference number on both the application letter and envelope. For electronic submission, please quote the respective reference number on the subject of the email and send to the address given below.

Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than Friday, 21 July  2017.

Please note:

  1. You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.
  2. Applications which do not: indicate nationality and age; the reference number; or have an application letter attached; have certified copies of their academic degrees and other professional Certificates; or fail to provide three referees will be disqualified.
  3. Only qualified candidates will be contacted
  4. EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.

Please note that EAC does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process. All invitations for interviews will be done in writing

The Secretary General
East African Community
P. o Box 1096
Arusha – Tanzania.
Tel: +255 27 2162100
Fax: +255 27 2162190
E-mail: vacancies@eachq.org
Website : www.eac.int

Application Deadline:

Friday, 21 July 2017 – 5:00pm



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