Thursday, 5 June 2014

Director Careers at Desert Locust Control Organization For Eastern Africa in Tanzania

Job Title: Director

Employer: Desert Locust Control Organization For Eastern Africa

Duty Station: Arusha, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 14th June 2014

Job Description:

Roles & Responsibilities:

Aerial Surveys and Control of Mandated Migrant Pests (Locusts, Grain eating birds (Quelea), Armyworm) and a vector (Tsetse fly) in Eastern Africa
Operational Research Programmes and activities which are confined to Migrant Pest Control, Pesticide use and safety in the Region
Coordination of the information flow and forecasting upsurges of the Migrant Pests
Staff Development.
The transmission by means of periodic reports to Contracting States, to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and to any other official body considered appropriate by the Council, of full information on the nature of the locust infestations and other mandated pests (Quelea birds, Armyworm and Tsetse Fly), the progress of research and the operation of control measures within the Region;
The maintenance of full cooperation with other Organizations concerned with the general directives of the Council;
The collection of the contributions of Contracting States;
The maintenance of the accounts of the Organization.


A Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree in Agriculture or its equivalent with postgraduate training in Business Administration/Management and experience of not less than 1 ° years working in a senior level Management in a related discipline.
Proven ability to work in harmony with people of different national and cultural backgrounds is highly desirable.


Fluent in English, Knowledge of French is an advantage


DLCO-EA Scale R-1, i.e. US$ 32,086.00 to US$ 40,493.00 per annum. Entry point negotiable.


The post carries house allowance or housing, medical, terminal indemnity and other benefits according to the Organization's Service Regulations as well as the privileges and immunities accorded to it as an international Organization.

How to Apply:

Applications with copies of Educational testimonies and CV should be hand delivered or sent within 10 days from the date of this advertisement to the following address:

The Base Manager
P.O. Box 593
Mobile: 00255-763912542
Arusha, Tanzania

For more information about Desert Locust Control Organization for Eastern Africa (DLCO•EA) please visit DLCO-EA Standard Application form can be downloaded from the website or obtained from DLCO-EA Base.

NB: Those who have already applied are not required to reapply.
Application envelopes should be marked “Application for Post of Director”