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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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    Senior Personal Secretary

    REF: EAC/HR/2022-23/21

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Manage the Executive Secretary’s Office and Diary
    2. Provide secretarial support services to the staff of the East African Community Health Research Commission (EACHRC)
    3. Receive and distribute incoming correspondence and download and route electronic mail of the East African Community Health Research Commission (EACHRC).
    4. Type memos, letters, reports and other documents as may be required
    5. Arrange meetings, take and prepare meeting minutes, draft letters
    6. Design and develop administrative systems and policies of the Initiative
    7. Coordinate provision of adequate and equitable allocation of support services (human resource, logistic and administrative support) to the staff of the East African Community Health Research Commission (EACHRC).
    8. Maintain and update Human Resources records of the Commission.
    9. Supervise the provision of administrative services and logistical support to staff i.e. vehicles and office consumables and welfare
    10. Facilitate maintenance of vehicles, office equipment, plant and installations
    11. Facilitate timely procurement and delivery of goods, services and works
    12. Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Executive Management and Administration of the East African Community Health Research Commission (EACHRC).

    Qualifications and Experience:

    • Diploma in Secretarial Studies or equivalent. Skills in typing of at least 50wpm, and Shorthand speed of 100 wpm.
    • 10 years of experience management a busy office at senior level.

    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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