Jobs at East African Community- Senior Trade Officer

Job Title: SENIOR TRADE OFFICER (COMPETITION)
(REF: EAC/HR/2012/006)
Grade: P2
Organ: EAC Secretariat
Directorate: Trade
Department: Internal Trade
Reports to: Principal Trade Officer (Internal Trade)
Main Purpose of the Job:
To implement the EAC Competition Act (2008)
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Develop strategies, policies, systems and processes for operationalising the EAC
Competition Act (2008).
2. Act as Registrar of the EAC Competition Authority.
3. Provide technical support to the EAC Competition Authority.
4. Organise and facilitate meetings.
5. Collect and collate necessary data on Competition issues in the region.
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6. Coordinate with other regional and international organisations and foreign Competition
Authorities/Agencies on competition matters relevant to EAC.
7. Prepare progress and annual reports and implement Council decisions; and
8. Promote a positive corporate culture and image of the Community.
Qualifications and Experience:
A Masters Degree in Economics, Economic Policy and Planning, Policy Management,
Development Economics, Business Administration or a related field. Specialised training in Trade
and Competition is a must. 8 years of experience handling trade and competition issues, with 3
at senior level.
Skills and Competencies:
Good communication and interpersonal skills, strong analytical skills, negotiation skills,
networking skills, proficiency in computer applications, resource mobilisation skills, and report
writing.
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.
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:
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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 encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet its requirements.

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