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  • Posted: Nov 1, 2022
    Deadline: Nov 18, 2022
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    The East African Community (EAC) is a regional intergovernmental organisation of 6 Partner States: the Republics of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, the United Republic of Tanzania, and the Republic of Uganda, with its headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.
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    CMI IT Specialist (Short Term Staff)

    REF: EAC/HR/2022-23/07

    Duties and responsibilities:

    1. Managing and providing support for the Capital Markets Infrastructure (CMI) information systems;
    2. Coordinating and overseeing smooth operations of the CMI information systems;
    3. Ensuring compliance to the CMI Operational rules and procedures by all participants;
    4. Training new users on basic CMI network functions, CMI system access and software programs as needed;
    5. Managing business operations continuity requests for the CMI;
    6. Installing and when necessary upgrading the database servers and application tools of the CMI as and when necessary;
    7. Plan database upgrades by maintaining, evaluating, and improving a transaction processing model of the CMI;
    8. Assess database performance of the CMI by developing a protocol for measurement of results and identification of problem areas;
    9. Regular improvement of the CMI databases, applications and network performance by monitoring their performance;
    10. Evaluating and resolving processing and programming problems, and designing database management tools;
    11. Allocating the CMI system storage and planning future storage requirements for the database systems;
    12. Ensuring security of the CMI databases by preparing access and control policies and procedures and facilitating implementation of the disaster recovery procedures;
    13. Supporting the CMI application design by contributing expertise to applications, operations, and technical support teams in the Partner States Capital Markets;
    14. Ensuring compliance with the CMI database vendor license agreement;
    15. Ensuring CMI operational safety and resilience;
    16. Promoting the Capital Markets integration agenda; and
    17. Manage the resources within the CMI Operations office.

    Qualifications and Experience:

    • A Master’s degree or its equivalent in Computer Science, IT and/or related fields. A professional qualification in related fields will be an added advantage e.g. Certified UNIX Administrator or Microsoft certified engineer.
    • At least 8 years of relevant experience, at middle-level management or above, working in: central banks Central Depository Systems environment, Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) database environment, or Automatic Trading Systems. Experience in implementing Capital Markets Systems will be added advantage.
    • Experience and demonstrated knowledge of Oracle relational database systems, database logic knowledge and report writing skills are required.

    Skills and competencies:

    The person should have strong knowledge and experience in implementing regional Capital Markets Systems. In addition, knowledge in business reengineering and processes will be required.

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned position are advised to :

    • Fill in the application form attached (download from here);
    • attach  their application letter,  a detailed CV, Copies of   certified academic certificates ,  and a copy of National Identity Card or Passport in PDF format scanned in one (1) file. 
    • 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, 18th November, 2022

    Candidates who have already applied for this position are required to re-apply.

    Please note:

    You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.

    All Applications MUST STRICTLY:

    • have EAC application form, CV, application letter, ID ;
    • indicate nationality and age;
    • have the job reference number;
    • have certified copies of their academic degrees and other professional Certificates;
    • provide referees.

    Only qualified candidates will be contacted

    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.

     A due diligence will be conducted for all successful candidates in respect of their academic certificates (certification by  a recognized higher education body in respective Partner States)  and employment records .

    The Secretary General
    East African Community
    P. o Box 1096
    Arusha - Tanzania.
    Tel: +255 27 2162100
    Fax: +255 27 2162190
    Website :

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