• Job Opportunities at East African Community (EAC) - 10 Positions

  • Posted on: 6 July, 2017 Deadline: 21 July, 2017
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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

    Trade Officer

     

    (REF: EAC/HR/2016-17/20)

    Grade : P1

    Organ : Secretariat

    Directorate : Trade

    Reports to : SENIOR TRADE OFFICER (INTERNAL TRADE)

    Main Purpose of Job

    To compile, analyse and disseminate EAC trade data through preparation of EAC Annual Trade reports plus uploading and managing trade data in the EAC Trade Help Desk.

    Responsibilities for the Trade Officer Job

    • Compile, analyze and disseminate EAC Trade data through coordination of the preparation of EAC Annual Trade and Investment Reports to feed into the Trade Help Desk;
    • Analyze trade flows within the region and suggest ways of improving trade;
    •  Manage the EAC Trade Help Desk/Trade Portal and upload trade data into the system for use by Policy Makers and Researchers;
    • Train Partner States’ officials on the use of EAC Trade Help Desk and uploading of data;
    • Assist in preparation of the Departmental and Directorate annual budget;
    • Facilitate and offer technical guidance on areas of Internal Trade in meetings including preparation and presentation of reports for the meetings;
    • Following up on implementation of Council Directives/Decisions and prepare progress and annual reports;
    • Assisting in Resource Mobilization for operationalization of the EAC Trade Help Desk;
    • Helping in the management of the Partner States trade portals and harmonizing them with the EAC Trade Help Desk/Portal.
    • Work closely with the other ICT and Information-related departments in the Secretariat and Partner States to promote trade for the EAC.
    • Undertake any other related official duties assigned by supervisors from time to time.

    Qualifications for the Trade Officer Job

    • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Economics, Law, Business Administration,
    • International Trade, or related field.
    • Masters’ Degree and a Specialized training in the field of trade data analysis will be an added advantage.
    • Must have 5 years relevant experience in data collection, analysis and reporting, preparation of Trade reports.

    Skills and Competencies:

    Possession of quantitative analytical skills, proficiency in the use of Computers (Information Technology (IT) skills) and ability to provide clear and objective advice and recommendations; Strong communication skills, Knowledge of trade policy issues and regional integration; Excellent report writing and presentation skills.

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

    Eligibility for applications:

    Considering the current status of quota points per Partner State under East African Legislative Assembly, 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 EALA .

    Terms and Conditions of Service

    The position of Deputy Clerk 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.

    Education Qualifications

    All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognized by the relevant national accreditation body in their respective Partner State. This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained qualifications.

    All professions that require registration with the specific professional bodies will be expected to do so in compliance with the requirements of their respective Partner States.

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    Senior Standards Officer

     

    (REF: EAC/HR/2016-17/18)
    Grade : P2
    Organ : Secretariat
    Directorate : Trade
    Reports to : Principal Standards Officer

     

    Main Purpose of the Job

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

    Responsibilities for the Senior Standards Officer Job

    • To undertake activities as provided for the functions of the Liaison Office of SQMT Department under section 5 of the EAC SQMT Act, 2006;
    • Coordinate the activities of the Technical Sub Committee on
    • Metrology(EAMET) of East African Standards Committee;
    • Provide logistical support to the EASC in the design and management of
    • Community projects for the implementation of metrology development programs
    • Liaise with Partner States to ensure traceability of measurements in Partner States and the community (measurement inter-comparisons,publicizing calibration capabilities in the community);
    • 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);
    • Liaise with other Directorates and functions of EAC to implement EAClegislation related to accuracy of measurements (axle load, safe drugs,industrial development etc);
    • Coordinate the development, review and maintenance of East African legislations on Metrology.(follow up on metrology on metrology bill, metrology regulations, metrology related standards)
    • 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)
    • Prepare annual budgets and work plans for EAMET functions plus the
    • Department of Internal Trade and the Trade Directorate;
    • Follow up on implementation of Council decisions, EAMET programs, projects and prepare progress and annual reports;
    • Undertake any other official duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the superiors from time to time.

    Qualifications for the Senior Standards Officer Job

    • 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.

    Eligibility for applications:

    Considering the current status of quota points per Partner State under East African Legislative Assembly, 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 EALA .

    Terms and Conditions of Service

    The position of Deputy Clerk 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.

    Education Qualifications

    All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognized by the relevant national accreditation body in their respective Partner State. This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained qualifications.

    All professions that require registration with the specific professional bodies will be expected to do so in compliance with the requirements of their respective Partner States.

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    Registrar

     

    (REF: EAC/HR/2016-17/23)
    Grade : D1
    Organ / Institution : East African Community Competition Authority
    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.

    Responsibilities for the Registrar Job

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

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

    Qualifications for the Registrar Job

    • 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

    • Good knowledge and understanding of the EAC economic integration agenda.
    • Excellent 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; and,
    • 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. The successful candidate shall hold office for a term of five (5) years nonrenewable.

    Eligibility for applications:

    Considering the current status of quota points per Partner State under East African Legislative Assembly, 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 EALA .

    Terms and Conditions of Service

    The position of Deputy Clerk 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.

    Education Qualifications

    All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognized by the relevant national accreditation body in their respective Partner State. This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained qualifications.

    All professions that require registration with the specific professional bodies will be expected to do so in compliance with the requirements of their respective Partner States.

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    Principal Human Resource Officer

     

    (REF: EAC/HR/2016-17/15)

    Grade : P3

    Organ : EAC Secretariat

    Directorate : Human Resources and Administration

    Department : Human Resource Management and Development

    Reports to : Director, Human Resources and Administration

    Main Purpose of the Job

    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.

    Responsibilities for the Principal Human Resource Officer Job

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

    Qualifications for the Principal Human Resource Officer Job

    • 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 for applications:

    Considering the current status of quota points per Partner State under East African Legislative Assembly, 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 EALA .

    Terms and Conditions of Service

    The position of Deputy Clerk 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.

    Education Qualifications

    All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognized by the relevant national accreditation body in their respective Partner State. This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained qualifications.

    All professions that require registration with the specific professional bodies will be expected to do so in compliance with the requirements of their respective Partner States.

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    Human Resource Officer

     

    (REF: EAC/HR/2016-17/19)

    Grade : P1

    Organ : Secretariat

    Directorate : Human Resources and Administration

    Department : Human Resources

    Reports to : Senior Human Resources Officer

    Main Purpose of the Job

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

    Responsibilities for the Human Resource Officer Job

    • Work closely with departments, increasingly in assisting line managers understand and implement the EAC HR policies and procedures;
    • 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;
    • Coordinate the activities related to employee safety, wellness, health and welfare services;
    • Update and maintain database relating to personnel activities such as staffing, recruitment, training, grievances, performance evaluations, classifications , staff skills and establishment ;
    • Assist in implementation of employee induction activities, Staff training and development;
    • 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;
    • Initiate and enter staff records into the HRMIS (INSPIRO) ;
    • Produce monthly staffing status reports for the EAC ;
    • Perform any other duties as may be required by management.

    Qualifications for the  Human Resource Officer Job

    • 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.

    Terms and Conditions of Service

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

    Eligibility for applications:

    Considering the current status of quota points per Partner State under East African Legislative Assembly, 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 EALA .

    Terms and Conditions of Service

    The position of Deputy Clerk 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.

    Education Qualifications

    All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognized by the relevant national accreditation body in their respective Partner State. This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained qualifications.

    All professions that require registration with the specific professional bodies will be expected to do so in compliance with the requirements of their respective Partner States.

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    Monitoring & Evaluation

     

    (REF: EAC/HR/2016-17/24)

    Grade : P1

    Department : Health

    Reports to : Principal Health Systems and Policy Analysis Officer

    Main Purpose of the Job

    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.

    Responsibilities for the Monitoring & Evaluation Job

    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Build capacity of the Programme Staff in monitoring and evaluation thereby ensuring effective monitoring, evaluation and reporting at all levels.
    • Establish and regularly update relevant database such as data based on good practices, innovations and experts and ensure they are fully operational and utilized.
    • Coordinate the documentation of best practices regionally and effectively share relevant and pertinent programme interventions with all technical working groups under the health department.
    • Support convening of Technical Exchange among Partner States based on adequately defined issues and concepts.
    • 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;
    • Coordinate the preparation, submission and dissemination of annual, quarterly and special Programme reports.
    • Participate in preparing of various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.
    • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Management from time to time.

    Qualifications for the Monitoring & Evaluation Job

    • 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.

    Competencies and skills

    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 for applications:

    Considering the current status of quota points per Partner State under East African Legislative Assembly, 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 EALA .

    Terms and Conditions of Service

    The position of Deputy Clerk 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.

    Education Qualifications

    All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognized by the relevant national accreditation body in their respective Partner State. This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained qualifications.

    All professions that require registration with the specific professional bodies will be expected to do so in compliance with the requirements of their respective Partner States.

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    Linkages and Partnerships Officer

     

    (REF: EAC/HR/2016-17/24)

    Grade : P1

    Department : Health

    Reports to : Principal HIV and AIDS Officer & EIHP Programme Coordinator

    Main Purpose of the Job

    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.

    Responsibilities for the Linkages and Partnerships Officer Job

    • Analysis of partnership and collaboration needs of the EIHP;
    • Conduct Partner and Donor mapping to support the establishment and update
    • of a database of Programme Partners and Donors;
    • 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 ii. Representing the programme in meetings and events
    • 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
    • Participate in the development and implementation of policies, procedures and methodologies consistent with building partnerships on matters relating to the programme;
    • Participate in enhancing an integrated process of planning, programming, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation in the health department;
    • 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”;
    • Support convening of meetings with Partners/Donors including resource mobilization events;
    • 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.
    • Participate in preparing of various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc
    • Performs other duties as required.

    Qualifications for the Linkages and Partnerships Officer Job

    • 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 Competences

    • 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 for applications:

    Considering the current status of quota points per Partner State under East African Legislative Assembly, 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 EALA .

    Terms and Conditions of Service

    The position of Deputy Clerk 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.

    Education Qualifications

    All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognized by the relevant national accreditation body in their respective Partner State. This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained qualifications.

    All professions that require registration with the specific professional bodies will be expected to do so in compliance with the requirements of their respective Partner States.

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    Deputy Registrar Finance & Administration

     

    (REF: EAC/HR/2016-17/21)

    Grade : P4

    Organ : East African Court of Justice

    Reports to : Registrar

    Main Purpose of the Job

    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.

    Responsibilities for the Deputy Registrar Finance & Administration Job

    • Coordinate implementation of policies and programmes related to Finance, human resources, information management and administrative support;
    • Plan, organize, direct and control the financial management function of the Court;
    • 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;
    • Provide managerial support and technical advice related to the sectors and staff under supervision;
    • 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;
    • Identify policy gaps, initiate and facilitate research and studies in priority programme areas for the sectors under your supervision;
    • Coordinate Implementation of Council decisions and consolidate progress and annual reports on status of implementation of the Council decisions/directives assigned to;
    • 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.
    • Coordinate preparation of monthly, quarterly, Annual and other periodic reports such as budget performance status reports, advances and monthly accounts;
    • Participate in the meetings of F&A, Council and the EALA;
    • Monitor the Court’s budget performance and make appropriate guidelines to the management;
    • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the management from time to time.

    Qualifications for the Deputy Registrar Finance & Administration Job

    • 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 for applications:

    Considering the current status of quota points per Partner State under East African Legislative Assembly, 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 EALA .

    Terms and Conditions of Service

    The position of Deputy Clerk 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.

    Education Qualifications

    All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognized by the relevant national accreditation body in their respective Partner State. This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained qualifications.

    All professions that require registration with the specific professional bodies will be expected to do so in compliance with the requirements of their respective Partner States.

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    Director Customs

     

    (REF: EAC/HR/2016-17/14)

    Grade : P5

    Organ : EAC Secretariat

    Directorate : Customs

    Reports to : Director General (Customs and Trade)

    Main Purpose of the Job

    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

    Responsibilities for the Director Customs Job

    • Initiate, coordinate and manage the development of EAC customs policies and strategies under the strategic leadership of the Director General(Customs and Trade);
    • Lead and guide the development and monitor implementation of EAC
    • Customs laws, procedure manuals and guidelines including providing technical interpretations of such instruments ;
    • 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;
    • Coordinate the development and implementation of consolidated annual work/operations plans and ensure complementarity of synergies and cooperation within the sectors under supervision;
    • Manage and guide the undertaking of research and studies in priority
    • programme areas for the sectors under the directorate’s supervision;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • Provide technical direction and input on customs matters in trade negotiations where EAC may be engaged;
    • Provide managerial support and technical advice related to the sectors and staff under the directorate’s supervision;
    • Coordinate the convening of technical meetings and present reports to the
    • Policy organs for consideration including providing technical guidance during the meetings.
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • Coordinate implementation of Council decisions and consolidate progress and annual reports on status of implementation of the Council decisions/directives assigned to directorate;
    • 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;
    • Ensure close working relationship with the Directorate of Trade to promote team work, enhance optimal utilization of resources, efficiency and build synergies;
    • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Secretary General or
    • Director General (Customs and Trade) from time to time.

    Qualifications for the Director Customs Job

    • 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, team building, management, leadership, analytical and negotiation skills are desirable.

    Eligibility for applications:

    Considering the current status of quota points per Partner State under East African Legislative Assembly, 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 EALA .

    Terms and Conditions of Service

    The position of Deputy Clerk 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.

    Education Qualifications

    All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognized by the relevant national accreditation body in their respective Partner State. This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained qualifications.

    All professions that require registration with the specific professional bodies will be expected to do so in compliance with the requirements of their respective Partner States.

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    Deputy Finance & Administration

     

    (REF: EAC/HR/2016-17/22)

    Grade : P4

    Organ : East Legislative Assembly

    Reports to : Clerk

    Main Purpose of the Job

    To be responsible for the coordination and facilitation of the processes that promote better utilization of the Assembly’s human and financial resources in accordance with the provisions of the relevant Staff and Financial Rules and Regulations and other decisions and directives issued from time to time by the Assembly, the EALA Commission, the Council and the Clerk.

    Responsibilities for the Deputy Finance & Administration Job

    • Coordinate implementation of policies and programmes related to finance,human resources, information management and administrative support;
    • Prepare draft budget estimates in respect of each Financial Year inaccordance with budgetary guidelines and decisions of the Assembly for consideration of the Assembly’s top management;
    • Plan, organize, execute and control the day-to-day financial management function of the Assembly, overseeing the cash flow and cash position of the Assembly and making appropriate recommendations to the top management and advising on appropriate investments;
    • Enforce compliance to the relevant Staff and Financial Rules and Regulations and the established policies and procedures relating to staff and financial matters;
    • Provide managerial support and technical advice related to the sectors and staff under your supervision;
    • Liaise with Staff to develop specific, measureable, accurate, realistic and time bound (SMART) performance indicators, monitor and evaluateindividual Staff performance and ensure that the Assembly’s performance evaluation/appraisal and feedback process is applied to all staff of the Assembly;
    • Identify policy gaps, initiate and facilitate research and studies in priority programme areas for the sectors under your supervision;
    • Coordinate Implementation of the relevant Assembly/Council decisions and consolidate progress and annual reports on status of implementation of thesaid Assembly/Council decisions/directives;
    • Coordinate preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual and other periodic reports such as budget performance status reports, advances and monthly accounts;
    • Participate in the meetings of the F&A and other relevant Committees oCouncil as well as the Assembly’s committees on General Purpose and Accounts;
    • Facilitate the meetings of the EALA Commission whenever required;
    • Monitor the Assembly’s budget performance and make appropriate recommendations to the top management;
    • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the management from time to time.

    Qualifications for the Deputy Finance & Administration Job

    • Master’s Degree in Finance, Business/Public Administration/Management or related discipline from a recognized University.
    • Minimum of ten (10) years working experience in Public Management particularly in Finance and Human Resource and administration sector of which 5 years’ must have been at a level not less than that of a Principal Officer . Knowledge and experience of the workings of Parliament will be an added advantage.

    Skills and Competencies

    Excellent organizational skills, ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines, ability to multi-task and work in teams, excellent oral and written communication skills, confident and able to work with the highest level of decorum and own initiative, ability to anticipate needs of the Assembly with utmost priority in mind, and excellent computer and management skills.

    Eligibility for applications:

    Considering the current status of quota points per Partner State under East African Legislative Assembly, 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 EALA .

    Terms and Conditions of Service

    The position of Deputy Clerk 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.

    Education Qualifications

    All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognized by the relevant national accreditation body in their respective Partner State. This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained qualifications.

    All professions that require registration with the specific professional bodies will be expected to do so in compliance with the requirements of their respective Partner States.

    Method of Application

    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 orPassport 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:

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

    Applications which do not: indicate nationality and age; the reference number; or have an application letter attached; have certified copies of 5 their academic degrees and other professional Certificates; or fail to provide three referees will be disqualified. 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

    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

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