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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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    Registrar, East African Court of Justice

    REF: EAC/HR/2022-23/11

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Provide administrative and technical support to the Judge President and other judges
    2. Coordinate and administer the day to day administrative functions of the East Africa Court of Justice, including Financial, Human Resource management, procurement, etc. in accordance with the EAC rules, regulations and procedures; 
    3. Coordinate dissemination of information, public relations activities concerning the  Court and its activities  and ensure  that this information is  made accessible to Partner States, the national courts of justice, professional associations, law societies, faculties and schools of law and  the media; 
    4. Establish and maintain liaison with other Organs of the Community 
    5. Participate in the recruitment of Staff for the EACJ
    6. Supervise Court Staff
    7. Ensure adherence to the law in the interpretation, application and compliance with the Treaty; 
    8. Coordinate implementation of Council decisions relating to the operation of the Court and consolidate progress and annual reports on status of implementation of the Council decisions/directives;
    9. Sub-Accounting officer for the EACJ by preparing and presenting the Courts budget and approving expenditures among others; 
    10. Custodian of the seal of the Court and maintain Court records, documents and publications of the Court; 
    11. Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Judge President from time to time. 

    Minimum Job Requirements: 

    Academic and Professional Qualifications:

    • Applicants should be holders of a Master’s degree in Law (LLM) from a recognized University and must be qualified to hold such a high Judicial Office in their respective EAC Partner States.

    Work Experience:

    • Must be a qualified  Lawyer registered to practice Law with a minimum of 15 years relevant experience, 8 of which should be at Senior level in a busy Court environment. 

    Key Competencies:

    • Must be able to provide Strategic and team leadership to the EACJ team, manage diversity, write proposals and conduct Research,  have good communication, presentation, conceptual, analytical, Planning, Negotiation, Networking, Judgment and decision-making skills. S/He must be Computer literate.  

    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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