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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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    Principal Education Officer

    REF: EAC/HR/2022-23/08

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Coordinate and monitor projects and programmes in education, training, science and technology;
    • Coordinate and harmonise education, training, Science and Technology programmes;
    • Assist Partner States in coordinating their human resource policies and programmes;
    • Assist Partner States in identifying and establishing EAC Centres of Excellence;
    • Co-ordinate the development of harmonized syllabi, certification, training standards and accreditation of training institutions;
    • Promote and strengthen collaboration of joint research, training and development of   science and technology;
    • Promote the activities of Inter-University Council of East Africa;
    • Collaborate with Partner States to put in place education and training programmes for people with special needs;
    • Encourage and support participation of the private sector in the development of human resource; and
    • Prepare progress and Council reports.

    Qualifications and experience:

    • A Master’s Degree in Education, Education Planning and Management, Development Economics, Human Resource Planning and Development or equivalent degree from a recognised University/Institution.
    • 10 years of experience with 5 years at the Senior Level.

    Skills and Competencies:

    • Analytical, presentation, research, planning, management, supervisory, networking, negotiation, interpersonal, interactive, communication, and computer skills.

    Eligibility for applications:

    • Applicants from all EAC Partner States are eligible to apply for the above position.

    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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