Human Resource Jobs at East African Community

Job Title: PRINCIPAL HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICER
(REF: EAC/HR/2012/001)
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.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Initiate, formulate and manage human resource management and development
Policies and Strategies for the Community;
2. Design and maintain internal administrative and staff performance appraisal and
monitoring systems;
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3. In liaison with the relevant officers, draw up Terms of Reference and Job Descriptions
for Community jobs;
4. Advise on the enforcement of Staff Rules and Regulations;
5. Coordinate periodic staff performance appraisal/evaluation exercises;
6. In liaison with the Planning Directorate, monitor Staff Performance Contracts;
7. Coordinate the selection and recruitment of staff in accordance with the established
rules, procedures and practices;
8. Manage recruitment and placement standards, procedures, and practices;
9. Handle matters relating to terms and conditions of service in conformity with the
established Rules and Regulations;
10. In liaison with the Finance Directorate, direct payroll management;
11. Initiate budget proposals for the HR Department;
12. Prepare progress reports and follow up on the implementation of Council decisions;
and
13. Promote a positive corporate culture and image of the Community.
Qualifications and Experience:
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.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
This post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable upon satisfactory performance.
This position is subject to the application of the Quota System.
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FRINGE BENEFITS
All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance,
education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.


HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should submit their applications by registered mail, courier service, e-mail
or dispatch together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of both academic and professional
certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees, and day time telephone
contact to:

The Secretary General
East African Community
P. o Box 1096
Arusha - Tanzania.
Fax No: +255 27 2504255/ +255 27 2050281

E-mail: vacancies@eachq.org
To be received not later than 27th March 2012.
Female Candidates are particularly encoura
ged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet its requirements.

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