Monday, 12 August 2013

Research Assistant Jobs in Tanzania at East African Community

Job Title: Research Assistant (RA) (1 Post) – (REF: EAC/HR/033)

Employer: East African Community

Duty Station: Arusha

Application Deadline: 31st Aug 2013

Main purpose of the job
- Take a lead role in the conducting of the two commissioned studies, which will ultimately inform formulation of “An integrated productive capacity-driven strategy for fostering meaningful integration in regional and global trading system’
- The Research Assistant shall undertake the research activity under technical mentoring of the Nordic Africa Institute Programme Focal Point (NAI PFP), and is expected to conduct desk research, use research instruments developed by the Nordic Africa Institute Programme Focal Point (NAI PFP) to conduct structured interviews with diverse stakeholders in the EAC Partner States, collect relevant data and information, process such data and information into universally usable data sets, and conduct initial analysis in consultation with and under guidance of the NAI PFP, prepare research reports, use research instruments developed by the NAI PFP to conduct
- Focus Group Discussions (FGD) with stakeholders in the EAC Partner States; and in this case as well, prepare reports on the basis of the findings from the consultations.

Qualifications and experience
- Must be a holder of Bachelor’s Degree with a bias / major in any of the following disciplines: Economics, Industrial Economics, Development Economics, International Trade, Regional Integration, and Industrialization Management with at least 5 years of research or consultancy experience in the field of industrialization, international trade, regional integration, development studies, with a proven track record of research publications.

This position is NAI funded and is a non established position whose contract terms are limited to the period of support. The post offers attractive consolidated remuneration package. The position will be subjected to the EAC quota system.
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, testimonials, names, 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

Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet its requirements.