Accounting Jobs in Uganda- Accountant Vacancy

Job Title: Accountant

We need an Accountant for a fast-growing Hotel based in Kasese Town. The individual should be willing to stay and work in Kasese Town.

Job Title: Accountant

Duties & Responsibilities:
•    Head the Accounts Department
•    Supervise all other Accounting Clerks
•    Make regular Financial Reports to be submitted to the MD
•    Prepare monthly P&L statements
•    Manage Staff Accounts, payroll, and leave
•    Explain accounting policies to staff
•    Establish, maintain, and co-ordinate the implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures
•    Recommend, develop, and maintain financial databases, computer software systems, and manual filing systems
•    Resolve accounting discrepancies
•    Interact with the internal and external Auditors in completing audits
•    Any other duties assigned by senior management.

Qualifications:
The candidate for the job should meet the following standards:
1.    Hold a Bachelor of Business Administration & Management Degree with a bias in Accounting, from a recognized institution. A professional recognized Accounting certification will be an added advantage.
2.    Have at least 2 years experience working in a similar position.
3.    Be a good team player, with good communication skills.
4.    Be organized and have a sharp eye for detail.
5.    Have the ability to analyze and resolve conflict.
6.    Be strong, energetic, focused, and self motivated.
7.    Willing to stay and work in Kasese Town.

Interested individuals who meet the above requirements and can deliver, should send their application, CV and relevant documents/certifications to virinagarden@gmail.com before 19th march 2012.

Jobs at Uganda Revenue Authority- Administrative Officers

Job Title: Administrative Officers
Job Code: HRM/071/700
Qualifications:
• Degree in secretarial studies
• Typing speed of at least 40 words per minute
• Knowledge of shorthand and proficiency in various Microsoft computer Packages

Experience and Character
• At east 1 year’s experience in secretarial studies
• Excellent written and communication skills
• Ability to handle and manage multiple tasks under pressure
• Demonstrate sound work ethics

Customer and Personal Service:
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services, meeting quality standards for services and ensuring customer care and satisfaction

How to Apply:
If you believe you have what we are looking for, please send or post copies of qualification certificates and CVs and prescribed job application form to:

Commissioner Corporate Services
Uganda Revenue Authority
P.O Box 7279
Kampala

Or Hand deliver to the

Uganda Revenue Authority
Human Resources Office
Plot 40 Rotary Avenue

Deadline: 10th April 2012

Jobs at Uganda Revenue Authority- Software Engineer

Job Title: Officer Software Engineering
Job Code: HRM/07333/600
Reports to: Supervisor Software Engineering

Qualifications:
• An honors degree in any of the following areas: computer Science, Computer Engineering, Statistics, Physics/ Mathematics, computer applications or equivalent
• Professional certification that are relevant to application development such as Microsoft Certified Solution Developer, Oracle Certified Developer

Experience and Knowledge:
• Strong working knowledge of Java, C#, C++ or J2EE with a strong focus on Web based and MVC patterned applications; and experience in the use of various souce libraries and tools
• In-depth knowledge and application of object oriented analysis and design concepts
• At least 2 years experience with computer application design working with development of line of business applications

Character:
• Strong analytical, problem solving and conceptual skills
• Customer focused, sensitive to high quality services
• Ability to work on cross functional project teams from diverse business areas



How to Apply:
If you believe you have what we are looking for, please send or post copies of qualification certificates and CVs and prescribed job application form to:

Commissioner Corporate Services
Uganda Revenue Authority
P.O Box 7279
Kampala

Or Hand deliver to the

Uganda Revenue Authority
Human Resources Office
Plot 40 Rotary Avenue

Deadline: 10th April 2012

Jobs at Uganda Revenue Authority- Database Administrator

Job Title: Officer Database Administration/ Data Ware housing
Job code: HRM/073/601
Reports to: Supervisor Database administration

Role: Design, implement, maintain the databases, monitor and improve database performance and capacity, and plan future expansion requirements including the implementation of security measures to safeguard the database in line with database strategy, systems specifications and IT Policy

Person Specifications:

Qualifications:
• Honors degree in any of the following areas: computer science, computer engineering, statistics, physics/ Mathematics, computer applications and information systems
• Professional certifications that are relevant to Database administrators such as Microsoft Certified Database Administrator, Oracle Certified Database Administrator

Experience and Knowledge:
• 2 years experience with Database Administration roles preferably in a large corporate environment
• Experience in design and implementation of the extract, transform and load process

Character
• Strong analytical, problem- solving and conceptual skills
• Customer focused, sensitive to high quality services
• Ability to work on cross functional project teams from diverse business areas
• Ability to manage challenges in a high temp/ stress environment
• High integrity; team player and potential leader

Special Requirements:
• Must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time in front of a computer
• Willingness to work additional hours during the week and or weekend, if required




How to Apply:
If you believe you have what we are looking for, please send or post copies of qualification certificates and CVs and prescribed job application form to:

Commissioner Corporate Services
Uganda Revenue Authority
P.O Box 7279
Kampala

Or Hand deliver to the

Uganda Revenue Authority
Human Resources Office
Plot 40 Rotary Avenue

Deadline: 10th April 2012

Jobs at Uganda Revenue Authority- Network Administrator

Job Title: Network Administrator
Qualifications:
• Any combination of education and training equivalent to possession of a bachelors degree in computer science, information engineering or other related areas; such education should be at a level which demonstrates the ability to perform duties comparable to those listed herein
• At least one professional certification such as MCSE, CCNA or equivalent
Experience and Knowledge:
• Experience in all areas of local and wide area networks management administration and maintenance including systems configuration, setup, troubleshooting, planning, designing
• Working knowledge of the TCP/IP protocol, internet, e-mail systems, telecommunications and data communications
• Skill and ability to provide technical support to users and manage corporate desktop environments using tools like Microsoft Active Director SMS

Character
• Strong analytical, problem solving, and conceptual skills
• Customer focused, sensitive to high quality services
• Ability to work on cross- functional project teams from diverse business areas
• Ability to manage challenges in a high tempo/stress environment

Special Requirements:
• Must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time in front of a computer
• Must be able to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to lifting heavy equipment
• Willingness to work additional hours during the week and/ or weekend if required
• Ability and willingness to travel on work assignments some times with little advanced notice



How to Apply:
If you believe you have what we are looking for, please send or post copies of qualification certificates and CVs and prescribed job application form to:

Commissioner Corporate Services
Uganda Revenue Authority
P.O Box 7279
Kampala

Or Hand deliver to the

Uganda Revenue Authority
Human Resources Office
Plot 40 Rotary Avenue

Deadline: 10th April 2012

Officer Jobs Vacancy at Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)

Job Title: Officer- Hardware installations and Maintenance
Job code: HRM/073/603
Role: to maintain the URA IT and Network Hardware infrastructure as per best industry practice and in accordance with the URA ICT Strategy

Qualifications:
• At least a higher diploma in a relevant field
• A relevant professional certification such as CISCO or MCSE oe equivalent will be an added advantage

Experience and Knowledge:
• At least 2 years’ experience in maintenance of IT hardware and network infrastructure in a large corporate environment
• Should be familiar with operating systems such as Windows 7, windows XP, Unix/ Linux, and working with the TCP/IP protocol

Character
• Strong analytical, problem solving and conceptual skills
• Customer focused, sensitive to high quality services
• Ability to work on cross functional project teams from diverse business areas
• Ability to manage challenges in a high tempo/stress environment
• High integrity, team player and potential leader
• Self motivated, innovative, can work independently and as a team member

Special Requirements:
• Must be able o sit for prolonged periods of time in front of a computer
• Must be able to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to, lifting heavy equipment
• Willingness to work additional hours during the week and/ or weekend if required


How to Apply:
If you believe you have what we are looking for, please send or post copies of qualification certificates and CVs and prescribed job application form to:

Commissioner Corporate Services
Uganda Revenue Authority
P.O Box 7279
Kampala

Or Hand deliver to the

Uganda Revenue Authority
Human Resources Office
Plot 40 Rotary Avenue

Deadline: 10th April 2012

Systems Administrator Jobs at Uganda Revenue Authority

Job title: Systems Administrator
Job Code: HRM/073/600
Reports to: supervisor- Business Systems Support

Role:
Maintain ICT systems and provide technical software, hardware and network problem resolution to computer users in all business offices in line with defined systems procedures and IT policy

Person Specifications:
Qualifications:
• A degree in Computer Science, Computer Application, Information technology or equivalent
• Professional certification such as Microsoft Certified Professional, CCNA or equivalent will be an added advantage

Experience and Knowledge:
• At least one year providing end user phone support for current PC desktop and applications software
• At least one year installing, upgrading, trouble shooting and repairing personal computers in a multiprotocol network environment preferably a large corporate
• Installations of software for clients, server and peripheral computer environments
• Managing corporate desktop environments using tools like Microsoft Active Directory

Character
• Strong analytical, problem solving and conceptual skills
• Customer focused, sensitive to high quality services
• Ability to work on cross functional project teams from diverse business areas
• Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, oral and written communication skills
Special Requirements:
• Must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time in front of a computer
• Must be able to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to, lifting heavy equipment
• Willingness to work additional hours during the week and/or weekend if required
• Ability and willingness to travel on work assignments sometimes with little advanced notice
How to Apply:
If you believe you have what we are looking for, please send or post copies of qualification certificates and CVs and prescribed job application form to:

Commissioner Corporate Services
Uganda Revenue Authority
P.O Box 7279
Kampala

Or Hand deliver to the

Uganda Revenue Authority
Human Resources Office
Plot 40 Rotary Avenue

Deadline: 10th April 2012

Tullow Uganda Jobs- Well Operations Superitendent

Job Title: Well Operations Superintendent

Tullow Uganda FULL TIME
About this Job:

Job Title: Well Operations Superintendent

Reports To:Country Well Engineering Manager

Job Purpose: To supervise the operation of a multi string exploration/appraisal and development drilling campaign including drilling site constructions, rig specific operations, well and site preparation, equipment mobilisation and inspection, personnel mobilisation and contractual performance.

Main Accountabilities:

To ensure operations are conducted in line with Tullow’s Oil Policy, industry best standards and practices and costs fall within the approved budget and AFE.
Work with the EHS and Environmental departments to ensure that operations are managed safely as per international standards and best industry practices are pursued in respect of the local environment and the laws of Uganda.
To supervise the Well Engineering Drilling Operations team in the well planning, design and execution of fit for purpose well construction.
Liaise daily with the Well Site Supervisors and Operations Engineers on progress of the approved Work Program and ensure that any deviation to that Program or to Tullow Policy is communicated to the DSI and/or Well Engineering Manager and approved before implementation.
Work with the in department Contracts and Procurement staff to optimize contractual performance from all service providers.

Requirement:

Qualifications; Essential

Minimum of a University Degree in Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized University.
IWCF certificate for well control techniques.

Experience; Essential

15 years of petroleum industry experience with a minimum of 10 years in drilling, production, geology or reservoir engineering. Minimum of 2 years of site experience in Drilling Supervision. Minimum of 2 years as a Senior Drilling Engineer. Experience of remote location operation (Africa, Asia, Middle East).
Experience in managing EH&S risks inherent in well operations.

Knowledge and Skills: Essential

Good knowledge of industry normal practices associated with drilling, testing, work-over, wire-line and completion operations. Knowledge of the engineering criteria associated with the well construction and operations planning, design and well control issues, hole stability and mud, deviated drilling, completion, testing and production.
Familiar with API & other recognized industry standards & recommended practices.
Understanding of Geological and Petroleum Engineering priorities and well associated requirements. Well budgets, cost allocation and monitoring. Computer software skills.


How to apply:

Note;

Application forms can be down loaded from the aikan website www.aikanhr.com or picked up from the aikan offices. The completed application form must be submitted together with typed copies of the applicant’s CV and cover letter. Hand-deliver the application to the aikan offices or email them as attachments to info@aikanhr.com.

Closing date for submission is 4:30pm on Friday 23rd March 2012. Only short listed candidates shall be contacted aikan Human Resource Consultants, 2 Bandall Close, Bugolobi, Kagga House Annex, 1st Floor, Tel: 0414 505318; 0312 264064

Human Resource Jobs Vacancy at Tullow in Uganda

Job Title: Human Resource Advisor

Tullow Uganda FULL TIME
About this Job:

Tullow Uganda an operating division of Tullow Oil Pic, one of the largest global independent oil and gas exploration companies with 120 licenses in over 23 countries and operations in Africa, Europe, South Asia and South America seeks to recruit qualified competent Ugandans for the following job positions

Job Title: Human Resource Advisor – Field Operations

Reports to: Senior Human Resource Advisor – Operations Job Purpose:

To deliver a full range of HR operations services for Tullow Field based employees by acting as the first and primary point of contact on all issues pertaining to Tullow employees involved in field operations.

Locution: This is a field based position; the incumbent shall be expected to predominantly work in our field operations in Hoima and Buliisa districts on a regular but rotational basis.

Main Accountabilities:

To act as the primary point of contact on all Human Resource issues in Tullow’s field operations.
Deliver Key HR functional processes into the field
To champion constructive employee relations amongst Tullow and subcontractor employees involved in field operations.
To support the management of 3rd party manpower services providers who supply agency staff that support field operations.
Monitor and report subcontractor compliance to Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) employment obligations as well as national employment legislations.
To support management reporting on all employment activities in field operations and subcontractor employment activities.
Provide support to the Senior HR Advisor Operations and other HR Advisors with their client group.

Responsible for the implementation of all HR field initiatives.
To deputize for the Senior HR Advisor(s).

Requirement:

Qualifications; Essential

Minimum of a University Degree from a recognised University.

Preferred

Degree in Human Resource Management, Psychology, or Organisational Studies.
Post graduate HR professional qualifications such as Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) or a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management.

Experience:

Essential

3-5 years experience in human resource operations with 3 years in employee relations.

Preferred

Experience in contract management.
Work experience in a unionised employment environment.
Knowledge and Skills

Essential

Familiarity with key HR process areas including recruitment, performance management, remuneration and benefits administration.
Basic understanding of local labour market and employment practices.
Proficiency in computer skills.

Preferred

Proven relationship building skills.


How to apply:

Note;

Application forms can be down loaded from the aikan website www.aikanhr.com or picked up from the aikan offices. The completed application form must be submitted together with typed copies of the applicant’s CV and cover letter. Hand-deliver the application to the aikan offices or email them as attachments to info@aikanhr.com.

Closing date for submission is 4:30pm on Friday 23rd March 2012.

Only short listed candidates shall be contacted

aikan Human Resource Consultants, 2 Bandall Close, Bugolobi, Kagga House Annex, 1st Floor, Tel: 0414 505318; 0312 264064

Human Resource Jobs at Appliance World Ltd in Uganda

Job Title: Human Resource and Administration Manager

Job Description

Appliance World Ltd, the authorized distributors for LG Electronics is now hiring!

Job Title: Human Resource and Administration Manager
Duties & Responsibilities:
 Creating job descriptions and role profiles for vacancies.
 Looking through existing applications in file to find CV’s matching the candidate profile.
 Drafting job adverts or liaising with a recruitment consultant to identify the candidate.
 Doing the initial short listing of candidates.
 Arranging interviews and interviewing.
 Preparing letters of offer and letters of appointment.
 Keeping all staff data in an organised manner. This will include appointment letters, warnings, correspondence, bio data, etc.

 Preparing time attendance reports as desired.
 Presenting deductions per employee to the accounts department so that salaries can be paid appropriately.
 Appraising staff on specified interval.
 Regularly interacting with departments and their heads to see if you can help in resolving any problems.
 Dealing with staff issues, complaints and suggestions quickly and appropriately.
 Ensuring that an updated list of staff and their salaries is presented on a monthly basis to our insurance company to enable them cover Appliance World on workers compensation.
 Ensuring that the company’s insurance policies are valid, dealing with insurance claims and all related issues.
 Dealing with maintenance issues, for example, plumbing issues, issues to do with NWSC, UMEME, Telephone PABX, Internet.
 Keeping records of and dealing with employees’ annual leave, sick leave, unpaid leave, absenteeism, etc.
 Issuing and taking disciplinary action as defined by the company.
How to Apply

a) Email: jobs@applianceworld.co.ug OR
b) Write to the Human Resource Manager, Hand deliver your covering letter and CV to Appliance World Ltd, Plot 1 – 5 Spring Close, Old Port Bell Rd, Wankoko, Kampala.
Tel: +256 414 340799 Or +256 718 785313

Deadline: 16th March 2012

Jobs Vacancy at Appliance World Ltd in Uganda

Job Title: Senior Accountant


Job Description

Appliance World Ltd, the authorized distributors for LG Electronics is now hiring!

Job Title: Senior Accountant.
Duties & Responsibilities:
 Cash balancing per day, making sure that cash received and paid out physically matches book cash.
 Preparing salaries on time every month with appropriate deductions.
 Entering and reviewing payment vouchers, receipts, invoices & reconciling all statements of accounts.
 Preparing and filing VAT returns, paying PAYE and NSSF.
 Ensuring proper, neat & labelled filing of all documents.
 Reconciliation of bank statements.
 Balancing and banking cash without discrepancies.
 Preparing daily bank balances & checking forex rates.
 Preparing Profit & Loss statements, Balance Sheets, Trial Balances & Ratio analysis on the ‘health’ of the business.
 Attending debt collection meetings, setting debt collection targets and people responsible and ensuring target collection.
 Providing URA with information required for statutory audits.
 Stock taking and stock reconciliation in coordination with storekeepers.
 Setting Roles and Responsibilities for accounts assistants and monitoring that their work is done accurately and on time.
 Coordinating with the imports/ exports department to ensure that all documentation is kept by the accounts department, goods received/gone out are entered into TALLY and costing is done.
 You will be asked to do some other work not related to your field from time to time in the area of administration.
Qualifications and Skills
 A bachelors degree in Accounting and finance.
 CPA is an added advantage.
 Knowledge in Tally.ERP9 software.
 Two (2) years working experience.

How to Apply

a) Email: jobs@applianceworld.co.ug OR
b) Write to the Human Resource Manager, Hand deliver your covering letter and CV to Appliance World Ltd, Plot 1 – 5 Spring Close, Old Port Bell Rd, Wankoko, Kampala.
Tel: +256 414 340799 Or +256 718 785313

Deadline: 16th March 2012

Budget Officer Jobs at East African Community

Job Title: SENIOR BUDGET OFFICER
(REF: EAC/HR/2012/025)
Grade: P2
Institution: Lake Victoria Basin Commission
Department: Finance and Administration
Section: Budget
Reports to: Deputy Executive Secretary (Finance and Administration)
Main Purpose of the Job:
To administer and manage all aspects of the Commission’s budget including preparation,
implementation and control
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Coordinate the Commission’s budget preparations.
2. Monitor and control the Commission’s budget.
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3. Participate in the development of the Commission’s Investment Policies.
4. Forecast cash requirements/obligations as a basis for maintaining adequate funds.
5. Provide advice on financial management issues to management and other staff.
6. Ensure that the Medium Term Expenditure Framework principles are adhered to.
7. Prepare progress and annual reports; and
8. Promote a positive corporate culture and image of the Community/Commission.
Qualifications and Experience:
A Masters in Economics, Economic Policy and Planning, Economic Policy Management or a
related field. 8 years experience with 3 years at senior level. Knowledge of MTEF processes is
essential.
Skills and Competencies:
Ability to analyse budget issues, computer skills, supervision, monitoring, communication,
networking, interpersonal, negotiation, result oriented, team-building, and planning skills.
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
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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 encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet its requirements.

Clerk Assistant Jobs at East African Community

Job Title: PRINCIPAL CLERK ASSISTANT
(REF: EAC/HR/2012/020)
Grade: P3
Organ: East African Legislative Assembly
Office: Office of the Clerk
Department: Legislative Procedures
Reports to: Deputy Clerk
Main purpose of the job:
To facilitate the day to day administrative and procedural activities of the Assembly.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Serve as Clerk- At- Table when the Assembly is in Session.
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2. Assist in drawing up of Order Papers for Business and preparing Votes
proceedings of the Assembly.
3. Provide procedural and legislative advice to the Speaker and members.
4. Provide technical support to members when preparing Private Members’ Bills,
Amendments to Bills, Motions, petitions and Questions.
5. Facilitate Committee meetings/Sittings.
6. Conduct legislative research for Committees and members.
7. Coordinate planning, execution and follow-up of Committee activities.
8. Prepare agendas and other documentation for Committee meetings.
9. Establish and maintain a records/documentation system for Committees and
Plenary.
10. Supervise Senior Clerk Assistants and establish performance standards for them.
11. Prepare progress and annual reports; and
12. Promote a positive corporate culture and image of the Community/Assembly.
Qualifications and Experience:
A Masters Degree in Public Administration, law, Social Sciences or a related field. 10
years of experience with at least 5 years at the level of Senior Clerk Assistant.
Specialised training in Parliamentary Procedures and knowledge of operations of a
regional Parliament are essential.
Skills and Competencies:
Good knowledge of parliamentary procedures, administrative skills, drafting skills,
analytical skills, research skills, supervisory skills, interpersonal skills, negotiating skills,
networking skills, public relations, diplomacy, computer skills, report writing skills and
computer skills.
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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:
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.

Jobs at East African Community- Library Assistant

Job Title: LIBRARY ASSISTANT
(REF: EAC/HR/2012/014)
Grade: G4
Organ: EAC Secretariat
Directorate: Human Resources and Administration
Department: Library and Documentation Centre
Reports to: Senior Documentation Officer
Main Purpose of the Job:
To assist in information processing, scanning and up-dating of Library databases
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Receive and prepare documents for processing.
2. Shelf marks, labelling and shelving of books and documents.
3. Scan all EAC reports and upload in into system/database.
4. Enter data in the library system and assist in updating the other Library Databases.
5. Collect, and compile statistics.
6. Assist with the compilation of compendiums of reports, photocopying, and Binding.
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7. Manage the circulation desk and register users including loan & exchange of information
of materials.
8. Assist with preparation of documents for printing.
9. Assist with processing of information including cataloguing, classifying.
10. Identifying relevant articles from Journals and newspapers, scanning and disseminating
information.
11. Respond to quick reference questions and generally assist users in retrieving
information; and
12. Promote a positive corporate culture and image of the Community.
Qualifications and Experience:
A Diploma in Library and Information Science. 5 years of experience in a similar position.
Skills and Competencies:
Information Management and dissemination, communication skills, computer skills, research
skills, customer care and public relations.
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.
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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 encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet its requirements.

Secretary Jobs at East African Community

Job Title: PERSONAL SECRETARY
(REF: EAC/HR/2012/013)
Grade: G4
Organ: EAC Secretariat
Directorate: Human Resources and Administration
Department: Administration
Reports to: Principal Administrative Officer
Main Purpose of the Job:
To manage the office and on the basis thereof provide efficient administrative and secretarial
services
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Manage the Office, provide secretarial services and ensure Security and safety of
Office and Information.
2. Provide administrative support including travel.
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3. Arrange for timely requisition of office supplies and stores.
4. Facilitate information sharing between various directorates and departments.
5. Prepare briefing materials for meetings and appointments and taking minutes and
dictation.
6. Receive, attend to and direct customers/visitors appropriately.
7. Manage and update office diary, draft responses to correspondences and arrange for
appointment and meetings.
8. Maintain good customer relations with employees, customers and general public.
9. Create and maintain appropriate record and filing sub-systems for the Office.
10. Handle incoming/outgoing calls and liaise with the Registry in respect to incoming
and outgoing correspondences; and
11. Promote a positive corporate culture and image of the Community.
Qualifications and Experience:
An Advanced Diploma in Secretarial Studies, Office Management or a related discipline. 8 years
of experience in a busy office environment at a senior level. Knowledge in records management
and book keeping is essential.
Skills and Competences:
Modern office management skills; good computer skills, communication skills, ability to work
under pressure and meet tight deadlines, public relations and customer care.
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.
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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 encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet its requirements.

Network Assistant Jobs Vacancy at East African Community

Job Title: NETWORK ASSISTANT
(REF: EAC/HR/2012/012)
Grade: G4
Organ: EAC Secretariat
Directorate: Human Resources and Administration
Department: ICT
Reports to: Senior Systems Analyst
Main Purpose of the Job:
To maintain and upgrade existing IT systems and equipment and provide user support as
appropriate.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Maintain, upgrade and enhance existing user systems.
2. Patch installation of the back-end servers.
3. Manage user e-mails, create log on accounts and security policy settings;
4. Perform periodic data back ups on the servers.
5. Set up preventive measures of spam filtering at all levels.
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6. Provide technical support on the EAC software systems such as Sun System, Trim and
INSPIRO.
7. Set up LCD projectors and other IT equipment in meeting/conference rooms and
offering logistical support.
8. Provide help desk support to users.
9. Provide training to interns in the Department; and
10. Promote a positive corporate culture and image of the Community.
Qualifications and Experience:
A Diploma in Computer Science and MCSE, A+ or CCNA. 5 years of working experience in busy
IT environment.
Skills and Competencies:
Good computer skills, analytical skills, creative skills, problem solving, investigative skills, ability
to train others, working long hours, public relations and customer care.
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.

Transport Economist Jobs at East African Community

Job Title: SENIOR TRANSPORT ECONOMIST
(REF: EAC/HR/2012/011)
Grade: P2
Organ: EAC Secretariat
Directorate: Infrastructure
Department: Transport and Civil Works
Reports to: Principal Civil Engineer
Main Purpose of the Job:
To assist in the coordination and implementation of projects and programmes and the
development of strategies and policies as approved in the development strategy with a view to
achieving the Treaty objectives for the Transport sub-sectors.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Coordinate and facilitate harmonisation of transport policies and strategies in the
region.
2. Coordinate and evaluate consultancy studies in the sub-Sector.
3. Prepare terms of reference for surveys and studies on transport Sector within agreed
areas of co-operation.
4. Follow-up implementation of recommendations for studies in liaison with sector
ministries.
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5. Coordinate implementation of the MOU with the Port Management Association of
Eastern Africa (PMAEASA), the Inter-Governmental Standing Committee on Shipping
(ISCOS), and the International Maritime Organisation (IMO).
6. Mobilise resources for funding studies, activities, projects and programmes in the
transport sector.
7. Promote initiatives that encourage Private Sector participation in the sub-Sector.
8. Design/evaluate economic feasibility studies/reports as necessary
9. Undertake project planning and analysis for Transport Sub-Sectors.
10. Participate in identification of regional centres of excellence.
11. Liaise with development partners and other specialized international institutions
supporting projects and programmes relating to the transport sector at the EAC.
12. Facilitate the Sectoral Committee on transport sub-sector.
13. Prepare annual and progress reports and implement Council decisions; and
14. Promote a positive corporate culture and image of the EAC.
Qualifications and Experience:
A Master’s in Transport Economics, Economics, Transport Management and Logistics, Transport
Policy Formulation and Management or a related discipline.
8 years experience in the related field with 3 years at senior level.
Skills and Competencies:
Good analytical skills, communication skills, presentation skills, research skills, procurement of
Consultants, project proposal writing, resource mobilisation, negotiation, monitoring and
evaluation, computer skills, planning skills, and report writing skills.
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.
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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 encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet its requirements.

Jobs at East African Community- Relations Officer

Job Title: SENIOR PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
(REF: EAC/HR/2012/010)
Grade: P2
Organ: EAC Secretariat
Office: Office of the Secretary General
Department/Unit: Communication and Public Affairs
Reports to: Principal Information and Public Relations Officer
Main Purpose of the Job:
To provide timely information and promote a positive corporate image of the EAC
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Assist in the implementation of the EAC Communication policy and strategy.
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2. Draft EAC official and public statements such as Speeches, Press Releases, and
Communiqu├ęs.
3. Arrange media events and encounters, including press conferences, seminars,
workshops, field trips and issue press releases, feature articles, information kits,
photography.
4. Arrange social and other functions, including commemorative events and organize
public relations activities in connection with significant events and annual
observances.
5. Attend meetings and conferences to facilitate the development of comprehensive and
dynamic public information/public of EAC.
6. Respond to public inquiries and media queries (in liaison with the PIPRO).
7. Design and coordinate publicity campaigns and production of publicity materials.
8. Participate in designing and coordinating outreach programmes.
9. Prepare Progress and Annual Reports; and
10. Promote a positive corporate culture and image of the Community.
Qualifications and Experience:
A Masters degree in Journalism, Mass Communication, Public Administration or a related field.
At least 8 years experience in experience in a similar or related position with substantial
Knowledge of issues relating to regional integration
Skills and Competencies:
Communication skills, presentation skills, interactive skills, analytical skills, customer care and
computer skills, research skills, negotiation skills, writing skills, oratory skills, public relations,
diplomacy, protocol and networking skills.
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 encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet its requirements.

Documentation Officer Jobs at East African Community

Job Title: SENIOR DOCUMENTATION OFFICER
(REF: EAC/HR/2012/009)
Grade: P2
Organ: EAC Secretariat
Directorate: Human Resource and Administration
Department: Library and Documentation
Reports to: Principal Librarian
Main Purpose of the Job:
To acquire, process, manage and disseminate information to users including Partner States and
Stakeholders.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Participate in the selection, ordering and acquisition of relevant information resources
and collection development.
2. Process all information received including cataloguing, classifying, indexing and
abstracting using international standards to facilitate reference in line with agreed
policies and procedures.
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3. Develop information services, such as selective dissemination of information, current
awareness services, compile Bibliographies and produce weekly information bulletins.
4. Scan periodicals, newspaper articles and package the information.
5. Compile compendiums of EAC Documentation.
6. Undertake user information needs surveys and develop user profiles.
7. Provide reference services, user training and guidance.
8. Assist with the design, development and up-dating of databases.
9. Responsible for the day to day administration of the Library and Documentation Centre.
10. Prepare progress and annual reports; and
11. Promote a positive corporate culture and image of the EAC.
Qualifications and Experience:
Masters Degree, in Library Science, Records Management or related field. 8 years of experience
in managing big libraries or Record Centres with 3 years at senior level.
Skills and Competencies:
Analytical skills, processing and dissemination of information skills, communication skills,
computer skills, public relations skills, publishing skills, research skills.
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.
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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 encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet its requirements.

Librarian Jobs Vacancy at East African Community

Job Title: SENIOR LIBRARIAN
(REF: EAC/HR/2012/008)
Grade: P2
Organ: EAC Secretariat
Directorate: Human Resource and Administration
Department: Library and Documentation
Reports to: Principal Librarian
Main Purpose of the Job:
To develop and manage Library Services for timely information for the Community.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Implement Library policies and procedures for selection, acquisition, dissemination and
preservation of information material.
2. Plan the acquisition organisation, maintenance, utilization and requisition of materials
and equipment for the EAC Library.
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3. Advise on legal aspects of information, provision such as copy-write and data
protection.
4. Develop and implement Library Rules, Regulations, manuals and user guides.
5. Disseminate the decisions of the Summit and Council.
6. Develop EAC information strategy and Library Databases.
7. Maintain a working knowledge of specialized information resource and its acquisition.
8. Develop and implement an appropriate document lending system including loan and
exchange of materials as required.
9. Coordinate and supervise the printing and publishing of periodicals and books and
reports for EAC.
10. Keep custody of the property, documents and materials in the Library.
11. Research, acquire, assemble, catalogue, restore exhibits, maintain and store items of
historical/archival importance to the development of the EAC; and
12. Promote a positive corporate culture and image of the EAC.
Qualifications and Experience:
A Masters degree in Library, Information Science or a related field.
8 years of experience in Library administration and management, with 3 at senior level.
Skills and Competencies:
Analytical skills, communication skills, computer skills, information processing, supervisory,
customer care, research skills, networking skills, resource mobilisation skills, project proposal
writing skills and team building.
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 encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet its requirements.

Procurement Officer Jobs at East African Community

Job Title: SENIOR PROCUREMENT OFFICER
(REF: EAC/HR/2012/007)
Grade: P2
Organ: EAC Secretariat
Directorate: Human Resources and Administration
Department: Administration
Reports to: Principal Administrative Officer
Main Purpose of the Job:
To ensure that there is a continuous, cost effective and efficient procurement of goods and
services for the organization.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Initiate and develop procurement policies for the Community.
2. Prepare procurement guidelines in line with the Financial Rules and Regulations of the
Community.
3. Review procurement documentation for both local and overseas orders.
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4. Prepare tender documents for purchase of supplies and equipment.
5. Prepare advertisements and Procurement Notices.
6. Analyse tender documents.
7. Establish a data bank of suppliers for the Community.
8. Prepare purchase orders as per approved tenders/quotes.
9. Monitor implementation of the EAC Procurement Manual.
10. Act as Secretary to the Procurement/Tender Committee; and
11. Promote a positive corporate culture and image of the Community.
Qualifications and Experience:
A Masters degree in Procurement, Logistics Management, Purchasing and Supplies
or equivalent with post – graduate professional qualifications from the Institute of Chartered
Materials & Supplies Management. 8 years of relevant experience with 3 at senior level.
Experience with Donor-funded Projects such as World Bank, ADB, EU, USAID is essential.
Skills and Competencies:
Analytical skills, procurement procedures skills, materials management skills, negotiation skills,
communication skills, record keeping skills, customer relations, and computer skills.
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.
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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 encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet its requirements.

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.

Trade Officer Jobs at East African Community

Job Title: PRINCIPAL TRADE OFFICER (INTERNATIONAL TRADE)
(REF: EAC/HR/2012/005)
Grade: P3
Organ: EAC Secretariat
Directorate: Trade
Department: International Trade
Reports to: Director, Trade
Main Purpose of the Job:
To provide technical and advisory services related to international trade.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Supervision of staff and planning of activities of the International Trade Department.
2. Develop mechanisms on how EAC relates to other trading blocs.
3. Prepare briefs and other papers for trade negotiations on EPA, WTO among others.
4. Facilitate meetings of trade and investment experts and provide necessary guidance.
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5. Communicate to Partner States on decisions of Council, and enacted laws on Trade
issues.
6. Coordinate the formulation of trade policy for EAC Partner States and oversee its
implementation.
7. Study and advise on required institutional and legal framework on promotion of trade in
EAC Partner States.
8. Coordinate consultants undertaking research and consultant work in international trade.
9. Regularly follow-up international trade globally and inform the Community and Partner
States.
10. Identify training needs and develop appropriate training on negotiation skills and trade
facilitation in the EAC.
11. Assist in collecting trade data and analysis and advise Partner States accordingly.
12. Follow up on implementation of Council decisions and prepare progress and annual
reports; and
13. Promote a positive corporate culture and image of the EAC.
Qualifications and Experience:
A Masters degree in the field of Economics or Business Administration or related field with
special focus on international trade or international business. 10 years experience in the field of
international trade or related fields with five (5) years at a senior level.
Skills and Competences:
Strong technical and analytical capabilities and skills for developing mechanisms for data
collection; Excellent drafting and report writing skills; Excellent organizational skills, ability to
handle multiple tasks without compromising quality and team spirit building skills; Excellent
Computer skills, Strong monitoring and evaluation skills and Strong interpersonal and
communication skills; negotiation skills and ability to work independently in a diverse
environment.
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 encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet its requirements.


East African Community Jobs- Labour Employment Officer

Job Title: PRINCIPAL LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT OFFICER
(REF: EAC/HR/2012/004)
Grade: P3
Organ: EAC Secretariat
Directorate: Social Sectors
Department: Labour, Immigration and Employment
Reports to: Director, Social Sectors
Main Purpose of the Job:
To initiate, formulate and coordinate harmonisation of policies, strategies and plans relating to
Labour, Immigration and Employment in the Community.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Facilitate implementation of provisions in the Common Market Protocol in respect to Free
Movement of Persons.
2. Coordinate establishment of common travel standards, travel documents, employment
documents etc.
3. Facilitate review and standardization of labour standards, laws and regulations.
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4. Conduct comparative studies to review and update the relevant laws in the context
International Labour Conventions.
5. Coordinate and harmonise refugee related policies.
6. In liaison with the relevant Departments/Agencies in Partner States, develop policy
guidelines and standards to achieve equal employment opportunities, affirmative action
and work place opportunities.
7. Maintain employment databases for monitoring employment levels in the Region.
8. Identify core labour areas of regional nature and co-ordinate their harmonization.
9. Coordinate periodical Labour Surveys to update both national and regional labour
information systems.
10. Follow up on implementation of Council decisions and prepare annual and progress
reports; and
11. Promote a positive corporate culture and image of the EAC.
Qualifications and Experience:
A Master’s degree in Business, Public Administration Human Resource Management, Law,
Labour Management or related field.
10 years experience in the relevant field with 5 years at senior level. Knowledge of labour,
immigration and employment policies in the region is essential.
Skills and Competencies:
Analytical skills, communication skills, computer skills, result oriented, team building skills,
research skills, networking skills, planning skills, coordination skills, negotiation skills,
networking skills, resource mobilisation skills, problem-solving, innovativeness, project proposal
writing skills, budgeting and staff supervision.
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.
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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 encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet its requirements.

Economist Job Vacancy at East African Community

Job Title: PRINCIPAL ECONOMIST (FISCAL AND MONETARY AFFAIRS)
(REF: EAC/HR/2012/003)
Grade: P3
Organ: EAC Secretariat
Directorate: Planning
Department: Fiscal and Monetary Affairs
Reports to: Director, Planning
Main Purpose of the Job:
To initiate, formulate and co-ordinate harmonization and integration of Fiscal, Monetary and
Financial Sector Policies and Strategies (including Capital Markets) in the region.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Coordinate and facilitate the formulation and harmonisation of regional Fiscal and
Monetary policies.
2. Coordinate activities related to and facilitate negotiations for the Monetary Union.
3. Liaise with ministries of Finance and central banks on restructuring of the financial
sector in line with the agreed policies and strategies.
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4. Conduct research and prepare background papers relating to the above Sectors.
5. Monitor the harmonisation of Fiscal and Monetary Policies by Partner States and their
implementation.
6. Develop terms of reference on studies relating to the financial sector and development
of capital markets.
7. Follow-up on implementation of decisions of the Council and prepare progress reports.
8. Coordinate the formulation and implementation of Fiscal, Monetary and Exchange Rate
Policies to ensure sound macro economic and financial stability among Partner States.
9. Facilitate Sectoral Committee meetings.
10. Follow up on implementation of Council decisions and prepare annual and progress
reports; and
11. Promote a positive corporate culture and image of the EAC.
Qualifications and Experience:
A Master’s degree in Economics, Economic Policy and Planning, Economic Policy Management,
Development Economics or a related field.
10 years of experience with five (5) years at senior level in the field of macro-economic policy
formulation and management.
Skills and Competencies;
Analytical skills, presentation skills, research skills, international skills, computer skills,
communication skills, monitoring and evaluation skills, project proposal writing skills, resource
mobilisation, decision-making, problem-solving, innovativeness, negotiation and report writing
skills.
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.
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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 encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet its requirements.

Customs Officer Jobs at East African Community

Job Title: PRINCIPAL CUSTOMS OFFICER (TARIFF & VALUATION)
(REF: EAC/HR/2012/002)
Grade: P.3
Organ: EAC Secretariat
Directorate: Customs
Department: Tariff and Valuation
Reports to: Director, Customs
Main Purpose of the Job:
To co-ordinate, guide, monitor, initiate review and advise on application of EAC tariff regimes,
valuation and rules of origin in accordance with the EAC Customs laws and International
conventions and practices.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Supervise staff and plan the activities of the Tariff and Valuation Department.
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2. Overall administration and monitoring application of the EAC Common External Tariff
(CET) of the EAC.
3. Provide technical advice, guidance and liaise with Partner States Customs
administrations on Customs Tariff and Nomenclature.
4. Initiate and coordinate studies and carry out research on customs tariff, valuation and
rules of origin.
5. Initiate review of the EAC tariff regimes based on the policy requirements and WCO
updated versions of the harmonised description and coding system.
6. Work closely with World Customs Organization regarding new development in the
Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding Systems (HS) and ensure the decisions
of the WCO regarding classification of goods is promptly disseminated to the Partner
States.
7. Coordinate and monitor the implementation of the Community tariff preference in
accordance with the Customs Union Protocol.
8. Develop strategies and plans on EAC tariff regime and valuation system consistent with
WTO/WCO Agreements and Conventions.
9. Liaise with Principal Trade Officer (Internal Trade) on the evaluation of trade flows and
development of EAC Trade Reports.
10. Develop systems for exchange of information on administrative rulings on classification
and valuation of goods between Partner States Customs administration.
11. Identify training needs and capacity building requirements and develop regional training
programmes on customs valuation, classification and rules of origin.
12. Disseminate information and sensitise stakeholders including development of user
manuals on tariff, valuation and rules of origin.
13. Coordinate, monitor and facilitate the administration and implementation of EAC Rules of
Origin in EAC including circulation of signatures, verification and investigation processes,
arbitration and provision of technical input.
14. Facilitate meetings related to Customs technical aspects of valuation, classification and
Rules of Origin.
15. Follow up on the implementation of Council Decisions and prepare progress reports; and
16. Promote a positive corporate culture and image of EAC.
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Qualifications and Experience:
A Master’s degree in Economics, Commerce, Business Administration, Customs, Law or a related
field. Specialized training in Customs is a must. 10 years’ experience related to customs and
trade policies with five (5) years at senior level. Specialized training in Customs valuation and
classification is essential.
Skills and Competences:
Proficiency in computer applications, innovation, mentoring, performance management,
planning, project development and management, team building, negotiation, networking,
research, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation..
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.

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.
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Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet its requirements.

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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