Monday, 17 February 2014

Accountant Job Vacancy at Longhorn Publishers (T) Ltd


Job Title: Accountant

Job REF- ACC-TZ.

Employer: Longhorn publishers (T) Ltd

Duty Station: Dar es Salaam ,Tanzania

Application Deadline: 3rd March 2014

Job Descriptions:

Responsibilities:

Posting of stock receipts.
Raising and posting customers’ invoices.
Raising and posting credit notes.
Stock reconciliations.
Reconciliation of customers’ accounts.
Preparation of sales, debtors, stocks and collections reports for management use.
Receipting all cheques and cash received.
Ensuring Banking of all receipts.
Paying petty cash.
Verification of petty cash vouchers before payment and putting together petty cash claims for reimbursement.
Preparation of payment vouchers.
Review of P&T claims before reimbursement and preparation of the payment vouchers.
Filing of monthly PAYE and NSSF returns.
Any other duties that may be assigned by the Company.

Requirements and Qualifications:

Must be a Tanzanian Citizen
B. Commerce degree and CPA (T)
Minimum three years of progressive relevant experience
Knowledgeable in ERP and Ms Office packages. Knowledge of Navision will be an added advantage
Not more than 35 years old
Ability to work with minimum supervision
Provide three referees, who must be current and previous employers where one has worked for more than one employer.

How to Apply:

If you are the right candidate for the above position and can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the qualifications given, submit your application letter quoting the reference number of the position attached to a detailed CV with copies of academic and professional certificates to: jobs@longhornpublishers.com or send hard copies to:

The managing Director,
Longhorn publishers (T) Ltd.
New Bagamoyo/Garden Road,
Mikocheni B, Plot No. MKC/MCB/81
P. O Box 1237, Dar es Salaam

OR
Longhorn Kenya Limited
P.O Box 18033-00500 NAIROBI

We are an equal opportunity employer.


Accountant Job at Sega Girls Secondary School

Job Title: Accountant (CPA)

Employer: Sega Girls Secondary School

Duty Station: Morogoro ,Tanzania 

Application Deadline: 28th Feb 2014

Job Descriptions: 


Responsibliles: 

Develops/adapts existing financial system to ensure smooth, transparent and accountable financial management at the Sega School as per Tanzanian financial regulations; and maintains financial security through following internal controls 
Assists in preparation of annual budget 
Approves all financial transactions verifying they are catered for in the budget, prior to sending to the Headmistress or Director for authorization 
Keeps all financial information confidential 
Reviews all staff contracts, ensuring compliance with national labor and tax laws and approves Data Entry and Tracking 
Enters all financial data (income and expenses, assets, liabilities, cash account and advances) into Quickbooks regularly, and has clear system for linking quickbooks entries with paper trail (receipts, etc.) for effective auditing 
Reconciles quickbooks with bank statement each month, ensuring accrued expenses (gratuity and health allowance) are treated as an expense 
Maintains petty cash of 300,000/= 
Keeps adequate copies of all necessary financial forms on-hand at all times to facilitate smooth functioning; and orients and ensures compliance among staff. Payments and Deposits 
Pays all bills, including staff salaries, on a timely basis, and as per contractual arrangements, ensuring positive external image of the organization 
Acquires receipts for all payments disbursed 
Assists in setting salary scale as part of budgeting process. Sets payroll formulas at beginning of year, ensuring adherence to NSSF, PAYE and other benefit and tax laws, and verifies payroll for accuracy each month submitted by Administrator, before paying staff 
Ensures all staff receives a salary slip detailing the salary they have received, and they sign for their salary 
Receives any cash from parents, customers etc. and deposits immediately into the bank, maintaining records of all cash received and outstanding payments Reporting 
Produces monthly and quarterly report as per budget, and assists the Headmistress to monitor the school expenses to ensure staying within budget; Produces all donor reports against line items in donor budgets 

Requirements: 

CPA and 5 years experience working for multi donor programs. 
Experience with Quickbooks preferred. 
Knowledge of Tanzanian labor, taxation, and other pertinent laws essential.



How to Apply:

Please send CV and cover letter to: nurturing minds@yahoo.com 


Director of Trade Job at EAC Secretariat


Job Title: Director of Trade

Job REF: EAC/HR/2013/57

Employer: EAC Secretariat

Duty Station: Arusha - Tanzania

Application Deadline: 6th March 2014

Job Descriptions:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Advise and guide on optimizing regional integration in the field of trade.

Monitor implementation of trade policies.

Formulate projects and programmes to enable the East African region maximise on preferential trade arrangements such as AGOA and EBA.

Develop a monitoring mechanism for elimination of non-tariff barriers to cross border trade.

Coordinate and promote Partner States commitment to working towards liberalisation of trade in services.

Facilitate development of a framework in which legal, professional and other barriers to trade in professional business and related services are removed. 2


Facilitate the development of undertaking/adoption of common positions against illegal dumping of toxic wastes.

Promote the harmonisation of export promotion schemes.

Facilitate the building of capacity to negotiate in various international arrangements such as WTO.

Prepare progress and annual reports and follow up on implementation of Council and Summit Decisions.

Provide technical guidance to Professional Staff and Experts under the Directorate of Trade.

Liaise with other Directorates such as the Directorate of Customs to develop and sustain operational and strategic synergies required to promote the EAC Integration Agenda.


Qualifications and Experience:

A Masters Degree in Economics, Commerce, Business Administration or equivalent qualification from a recognised University with specialised training in trade issues.

15 years relevant experience in a trade related field with at least 8 years at senior management level in a large Organization.


Skills and Competencies:

Analytical skills, planning skills, organization skills, communication skills, decisionmaking 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:

All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.

The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.

In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be eligible.

Fringe Benefits

All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int.



How to Apply

All 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

Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

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

Finance Director Job at EAC Secretariat in Tanzania


Job Title: Director Finance

Job REF: EAC/HR/2013/058

Employer: EAC Secretariat

Duty Station: Arusha - Tanzania

Application Deadline: 6th March 2014

Job Descriptions:

Duties and Responsibilities:


Plan, organize, direct and control the financial management functions of the Community.
Make proposals for policies and formulation of procedures and strategies for financial administration.
Responsible for the interpretation and application of Financial Rules and Regulations.
Initiate review of Financial Rules and Regulations of the Community.
Oversee the day to day management of the finances of the Community expenditures to maximise benefits of available financial resources.
Provide advice on financial management to Management and other Staff.
Guide on utilization of funds to ensure optimal utilization of finances.
Monitor the budget implementation and its performance with operating plans and standards.
Advise management on the status and use of monthly and annual accounts.
Guide budget reviews, preparation and discussions.
Maintain proper records and monthly and quarterly reports.
Co-ordinate and finalise responses to auditors’ observations.
Establish and maintain automated financial and payroll systems.
Forecast cash requirements/obligations as a basis of maintaining adequate funds.
Ensure compliance to the Rules and Regulations governing accountability for Donor funds.
Monitor and enforce compliance to set rules, regulations and practices.
Prepare progress and annual reports and coordinate implementation of Council decisions related to financial management; and
Provide technical guidance to Professional staff in the Directorate.

Qualifications and Experience:

A Masters Degree in Financial Management, Accounting, Commerce or MBA (Finance and Accounting).
Possess professional qualifications such as CPA, ACCA or other professional qualification from a recognised Institution.

15 years relevant experience with at least (8) years at senior management level in a large Organization.

Experience in working with similar organisations or institutions will be an added advantage.

Skills and Competencies:

Analytical skills, administrative skills, organization skills, communication skills, decisionmaking skills, result oriented, computer skills with a working knowledge of Accounting packages such as the Sun Accounting System;
Team building skills, supervisory skills, planning skills, negotiation skills, networking skills.
Ability to pay attention to detail be results oriented and to work independently in a diverse, highly challenging environment is essential.

Terms and Conditions of Service:

All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory
performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.

The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.

In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be eligible.

Fringe Benefits

All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int.



How to Apply

All 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

Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

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


Principal Customs Officer Jobs at EAC Secretariat

Job Title: Principal Customs Officer (Tariff & Valuation)

Job REF: EAC/HR/2013/059

Employer: EAC Secretariat

Duty Station: Arusha - Tanzania

Application Deadline: 6th March 2014

Job Descriptions:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Supervise staff and plan the activities of the Tariff and Valuation Department.

Undertake overall administration and monitoring in the application of the EAC Common External Tariff (CET) of the EAC.

Provide technical advice, guidance and liaise with Partner States Customs administrations on Customs Tariff and Nomenclature.

Initiate and coordinate studies and carry out research on customs tariff, valuation and rules of origin.

Initiate review of the EAC tariff regimes based on the policy requirements and
WCO updated versions of the harmonised description and coding system. 2


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.

Coordinate and monitor the implementation of the Community tariff preference in accordance with the Customs Union Protocol.

Develop strategies and plans on EAC tariff regime and valuation system consistent with WTO/WCO Agreements and Conventions.

Liaise with Principal Trade Officer (Internal Trade) on the evaluation of trade flows and development of EAC Trade Reports.

Develop systems for exchange of information on administrative rulings on classification and valuation of goods between Partner States Customs administration.

Identify training needs and capacity building requirements and develop regional training programmes on customs valuation, classification and rules of origin.

Disseminate information and sensitise stakeholders including development of user manuals on tariff, valuation and rules of origin.

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.

Facilitate meetings related to Customs technical aspects of valuation, classification and Rules of Origin.

Follow up on the implementation of Council Decisions and prepare progress reports.

Qualifications and Experience:

A Master’s Degree in Economics, Commerce, Business Administration, Customs, Law or an equivalent qualification from a recognised University. 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:

All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory
performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.

The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.

In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be eligible.

Fringe Benefits

All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int.



How to Apply

All 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

Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

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

Jobs in Tanzania at EAC Secretariat - Principal Economist

Job Title: Principal Economist (Fiscal and Monetary Affairs)

Job REF: EAC/HR/2013/060

Employer: EAC Secretariat

Duty Station: Arusha - Tanzania

Application Deadline: 6th March 2014

Job Descriptions:


Duties and Responsibilities:

Coordinate and facilitate the formulation and harmonisation of regional Fiscal and Monetary policies;
Coordinate activities related to the implementation of the EAC Monetary Union;
Liaise with Ministries of Finance and Central banks for the establishment of a single market in financial sector;
Conduct research and prepare background papers relating to the above sectors;
Monitor the harmonisation of Fiscal and Monetary Policies by Partner States and their implementation;
Develop terms of reference on studies relating to the fiscal, monetary and financial sector and coordinate the studies;
Follow-up on implementation of decisions of the Council and prepare progress reports;
Coordinate the formulation and implementation of Fiscal, Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies to ensure sound macro economic and financial stability among Partner States;
Facilitate the Sectoral Council on Finance and Economic Affairs and related
Committee Meetings;
Prepare annual and progress reports.


Qualifications and Experience:

A Master’s Degree in Economics, Economic Policy and Planning, , Economic policy and quantitative methods, Financial Economics, Economic Policy Management, Development Economics or an equivalent qualification from a recognised University.
10 years of experience with five (5) years at senior level in the field of macro-economic policy formulation and management.
Knowledge and experience in regional economic integration is an added advantage.

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:

All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory
performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.

The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.

In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be eligible.

Fringe Benefits

All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int.



How to Apply

All 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

Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

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

Careers at EAC Secretariat - Principal Labour and Employment Officer



Job Title: Principal Labour and Employment Officer

Job REF: EAC/HR/2013/061

Employer: EAC Secretariat

Duty Station: Arusha - Tanzania

Application Deadline: 6th March 2014

Job Descriptions:


Duties and Responsibilities:

Facilitate implementation of provisions in the Common Market Protocol  in respect to Free Movement of Persons.
Coordinate establishment of common travel standards, travel documents, employment documents etc.
Facilitate review and standardization of labour standards, laws and regulations.
Conduct comparative studies to review and update the relevant laws in the context International Labour Conventions.
Coordinate and harmonise refugee related policies.
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.
Maintain employment databases for monitoring employment levels in the Region.
Identify core labour areas of regional nature and co-ordinate their harmonization.
Coordinate periodical Labour Surveys to update both national and regional labour information systems.
Follow up on implementation of Council decisions and prepare annual and progress reports.


Qualifications and Experience:

A Master’s degree in Business, Public Administration, Human Resource Management, Law, Labour Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized University.
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:

All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory
performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.

The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.

In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be eligible.

Fringe Benefits

All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int.



How to Apply

All 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

Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

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

Principal Trade Officer Jobs at EAC Secretariat in Tanzania



Job Title: Principal Trade Officer (International Trade)

Job REF: EAC/HR/2013/062

Employer: EAC Secretariat

Duty Station: Arusha - Tanzania

Application Deadline: 6th March 2014

Job Descriptions:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Supervision of staff and planning of activities of the International Trade Department.

Develop mechanisms on how EAC relates to other trading blocs.

Prepare briefs and other papers for trade negotiations on EPA, WTO among others.

Facilitate meetings of trade and investment experts and provide necessary guidance.

Communicate to Partner States on decisions of Council, and enacted laws on Trade issues.

Coordinate the formulation of trade policy for EAC Partner States and oversee its implementation.

Study and advise on required institutional and legal framework on promotion of trade in EAC Partner States.

Coordinate consultants undertaking research and consultant work in international trade.

Regularly follow-up international trade globally and inform the Community and Partner States.

Identify training needs and develop appropriate training on negotiation skills and trade facilitation in the EAC.

Assist in collecting trade data and analysis and advise Partner States accordingly.

Follow up on implementation of Council decisions and prepare progress and annual reports; and

Qualifications and Experience:

A Masters degree in the field of Economics or Business Administration or equivalent qualification from a recognized University 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.
Experience in working with similar organizations or institutions will be an added advantage.

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:

All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory
performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.

The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.

In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be eligible.

Fringe Benefits

All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int.



How to Apply

All 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

Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

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

Jobs at EAC Planning and Infrastructure - Principal Civil Aviation Officer

Job Title: Principal Civil Aviation Officer

Job REF: EAC/HR/2013/063

Employer: EAC Planning and Infrastructure

Duty Station: Arusha - Tanzania

Application Deadline: 6th March 2014

Job Descriptions:


Duties and Responsibilities:

Coordinate and facilitate the harmonization of civil aviation policies of the Partner States.

Initiate and promote the adoption of a harmonized legal framework in civil aviation of the Partner States.

Coordinate and facilitate the implementation of studies and recommendations in the East African Civil Aviation Safety Projects and Global Navigation Satellite Systems.

Coordinate meetings of the Heads of Civil Aviation and Airport Authorities and follow up on recommendations.

Liaise with international and regional organizations on civil aviation.

Develop draft proposals for projects for funding in civil aviation sector.

Develop draft Terms of Reference as appropriate for projects and programmes in the sub-sector.

Participate in the identification of regional centres of excellence in civil aviation.

Prepare progress and annual reports on the sub sector and follow up on implementation of Council and Summit decisions related to the Sector.

Qualifications and Experience:

A Masters Degree in Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Transport Economics or an equivalent qualification from a recognised University.

10 years of experience in civil aviation, with 5 years at a senior level.

Skills and Competencies:

Strong aviation, engineering, communication, analytical, statistics, presentation, negotiation, networking, team-building and computer skills.
Ability to pay attention to detail, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines is essential.


Terms and Conditions of Service:

All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory
performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.

The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.

In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be eligible.

Fringe Benefits

All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int.



How to Apply

All 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

Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

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

Principal Administrative Officer Jobs at EAC Secretariat in Arusha


Job Title: Principal Administrative Officer

Job REF: EAC/HR/2013/064

Employer: EAC Secretariat

Duty Station: Arusha - Tanzania

Application Deadline: 6th March 2014

Job Descriptions:


Duties and Responsibilities:

Ensure cost effective and efficient procurement of goods and services.

Provide protocol services to visitors and dignitaries.

Liaise with the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the
Partner States in respect of Immunities and Privileges of EAC Staff in accordance with Article (73) of the Treaty establishing the EAC and the Headquarters Agreement including handling of diplomatic correspondences on Identity Cards, accreditation, visas, and resident permits.

Ensure practical working relations with the East African Court of Justice and the East African Legislative Assembly.

Handle management of transport, including planning, allocation, maintenance, insurance, vehicle registration, controlling and accounting for fuel and making regular reports.

Liaise with the Accounts Section to ensure payments for goods and services delivered are effected.

Facilitate audit exercises in relation to administrative services.

Carry out general office management and coordinate provision of conference, protocol, procurement, and security and estates management services.

Prepare progress and annual reports and follow up on implementation of Council and Summit decisions related to administrative matters of the Community.


Qualifications and Experience:

A Masters Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or equivalent qualification from a recognized University.

10 years of experience in a similar or related position with 5 at senior level. Substantial
Knowledge of procurement procedures and consular/protocol services is essential.
Experience in working with similar organisations or institutions will be an added advantage.

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, negotiation skills, networking, and computer skills.
Ability to work under minimum supervision, innovativeness, problem-solving, working in a multi-cultural environment and managing diversity.
Must be proficient in computer applications.

Terms and Conditions of Service:

All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.

The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.

In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be eligible.


Fringe Benefits

All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int.



How to Apply

All 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

Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

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


Principal Trade Officer Jobs at EAC Secretariat



Job Title: Principal Trade Officer (International Trade)

REF: EAC/HR/2013/062

Employer: EAC Secretariat

Duty Station: Arusha - Tanzania

Application Deadline: 6th March 2014

Job Descriptions:


Duties and Responsibilities:

Supervision of staff and planning of activities of the International Trade Department.

Develop mechanisms on how EAC relates to other trading blocs.

Prepare briefs and other papers for trade negotiations on EPA, WTO among others.

Facilitate meetings of trade and investment experts and provide necessary guidance.

Communicate to Partner States on decisions of Council, and enacted laws on Trade issues.

Coordinate the formulation of trade policy for EAC Partner States and oversee its implementation.

Study and advise on required institutional and legal framework on promotion of trade in EAC Partner States.

Coordinate consultants undertaking research and consultant work in international trade.

Regularly follow-up international trade globally and inform the Community and Partner States.

Identify training needs and develop appropriate training on negotiation skills and trade facilitation in the EAC.

Assist in collecting trade data and analysis and advise Partner States accordingly.

Follow up on implementation of Council decisions and prepare progress and annual reports; and

Qualifications and Experience:

A Masters degree in the field of Economics or Business Administration or equivalent qualification from a recognized University 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.
Experience in working with similar organizations or institutions will be an added advantage.

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:

All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.

The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.

In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be eligible.



Fringe Benefits

All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int.



How to Apply

All 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

Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

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



Senior Conference Officer Jobs at EAC Secretariat


Job Title: Senior Conference Officer

Job REF: EAC/HR/2013/066

Employer: EAC Secretariat

Duty Station: Arusha - Tanzania

Application Deadline: 6th March 2014

Job Descriptions:


Duties and Responsibilities:

Develop and provide conference policy guidelines, administrative procedures and coordinate their implementation.

Coordinate, prepare and organize conferences, meetings, workshops and seminars as appropriate.

Handle all administrative logistics regarding the preparations, organising and convening the said meetings, conferences, seminars, etc in (2) above.

In liaison with the Procurement Section, coordinate sourcing for and payments for conference services.

Take note of emerging issues from discussions during conferences, workshops and meetings, follow up with relevant authorities.

Facilitate travel arrangements for delegates attending EAC meetings, conferences, workshops and seminars as appropriate.

Liaise with the host Governments/Institutions to facilitate the fulfilment of obligations of the Secretariat in relation to meetings, conferences, seminars and workshops.

Under the guidance of the Principal Administrative Officer, ensure adequate budgetary logistical provisions for conference services.

Qualifications and Experience:

A Master’s degree in Public Administration, Arts, Social Sciences or equivalent qualification from a recognized University.

At least eight (8) years working experience in similar or related position. Knowledge of and experience in events management is essential.


Skills and Competences:

Strong pro-active, organisational, analytical, communication, administrative, computer and report writing skills.
Good skills in time management and the ability to deal with people in different capacities are desirable.

Terms and Conditions of Service:

All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.

The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.

In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be
eligible.


Fringe Benefits

All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int.


How to Apply

All 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

Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

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

Jobs at EAC Secretariat - Senior Public Relations Officer



Job Title: Senior Public Relations Officer

Job REF: EAC/HR/2013/067

Employer: EAC Secretariat

Duty Station: Arusha - Tanzania

Application Deadline: 6th March 2014

Job Descriptions:


Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist in the implementation of the EAC Communication policy and strategy.
Draft EAC official and public statements such as Speeches, Press Releases, and Communiqu├ęs.
Arrange media events and encounters, including press conferences, seminars, workshops, field trips and issue press releases, feature articles, information kits, photography.
Arrange social and other functions, including commemorative events and organize public relations activities in connection with significant events and annual observances.
Attend meetings and conferences to facilitate the development of comprehensive and dynamic public information/public of EAC.
In liaison with the PIPRO, respond to public inquiries and media queries.
Design and coordinate publicity campaigns and production of publicity materials.
Participate in designing and coordinating outreach Programmes and activities arising thereof.
Prepare Progress and Annual Reports.

Qualifications and Experience:

A Masters degree in Journalism, Mass Communication, Public Administration or an equivalent qualification from a recognised University.

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,
interruptive 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

All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.

The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.

In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be eligible.


Fringe Benefits

All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int;

How to Apply

All 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

Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

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



Court Administrator Jobs at East African Court of Justice

Job Title: Court Administrator

Job REF: EAC/HR/2013/071

Employer: East African Court of Justice

Duty Station: Arusha - Tanzania

Application Deadline: 6th March 2014

Job Descriptions:


Duties and Responsibilities:

Supervise Court support personnel.

Manage and ensure maintenance of Court facilities including repairs.

Take periodic inventories of Court property.

Manage purchases of supplies for the Court.

Under the supervision of the Deputy Registrar, organize Court Calendars and Schedules.

Make arrangements for Judges’ travel itineraries.

Liaise with the Registrar and other relevant Officers to make Court budget. 2


Liaise with the Secretariat’s information Technology Officer on the smooth operation of the Court equipment.

Under the guidance of the Deputy Registrar, identify staff training needs and manage training Programmes.



Qualifications and Experience:

A Masters degree in Social Sciences, Business Administration or an equivalent qualification from a recognized University.

8 years experience in administration of a Court/Legal entity with 3 years at senior level.


Skills and Competencies:

Analytical skills,
Communication skills,
Presentation skills,
Research skills,
procurement skills,
project proposal writing,
Resource mobilization,
Negotiation, monitoring and evaluation,
Staff supervision,
Performance appraisal,
Computer skills,
Planning and budgeting skills.


Terms and Conditions of Service

All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.

The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.

In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be eligible.


Fringe Benefits

All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int;


How to Apply

All 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

Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

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

Personal Assistant Jobs at East African Court of Justice


Job Title: Personal Assistant

Job REF: EAC/HR/2012/037

Employer: East African Court of Justice

Duty Station: Arusha - Tanzania

Application Deadline: 6th March 2014

Job Descriptions:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Work as Personal Assistant to the Judge President
Initiate the planning, organization and performance of work for the Judge
President
Undertake targeted research and gather information in order to facilitate the
Office of the Judge President’s decision making process
Prepare reports and make recommendations to the Judge President for follow up action
Manage, understand and develop procedures to facilitate proper reporting of all the necessary information to the Judge President
Respond to queries particularly directed to the Office of the Judge President
In liaison with the Registrar, prepare and distribute documentation for official missions and meetings of the Judge President
In liaison with the Registrar, arrange for briefs and reports concerning activities of the Office of the Judge President
Establish an effective monitoring, evaluation and reporting system for the Office of the Judge President.


Qualifications and Experience:

A Masters Degree in Public Administration, Social Sciences, Political Science, Law or equivalent qualification from a recognized University.
8 years of relevant experience. Knowledge of Court operations is essential.


Skills and Competencies:

Good computer skills, must be up to date with current issues, good intelligence with all around knowledge mostly in customer services,
Public relations, accounting, and management,
Should be able to multi-task and be able to work under stressful situations,
Good research skills,
Good report writing skills,
M&E skills,
Planning skills,
Should have determination to complete tasks at hand within a timely manner, not only having to know where every thing stands but also making sure that it all keeps moving smoothly,
Must be able to lead and should be a good communicator.

Terms and Conditions of Service

All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.

The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.

In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be eligible.


Fringe Benefits

All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int;

How to Apply

All 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

Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

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



Court Recorder Jobs at East African Court of Justice in Arusha



Job Title: Court Recorder/Transcriber

Job Ref: EAC/HR/2013/072

Employer: East African Court of Justice

Duty Station: Arusha - Tanzania

Application Deadline: 6th March 2014

Job Descriptions:


Duties and Responsibilities:

Maintain the Court recording system.
Assemble equipment required for collecting information.
Record verbatim proceedings during court proceedings.
Transcribe court proceedings.
Obtain all sources of references to ensure accurate reporting.
Type-set Court proceedings.

Qualifications and Experience:

A Degree in Law/Journalism/Secretarial Studies or equivalent qualification from a recognized University with not less than five (5) years of experience in Court reporting/recording.

Skills and Competencies:

Communication skills,
Public relations skills,
Observation skills,
Research skills,
Investigative skills,
Listening skills,
Sound knowledge of computer applications,
Good knowledge of Court/Judicial procedures,
Practice and operations and a good command of the English Language.

Terms and Conditions of Service

All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.

The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.

In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be eligible.


Fringe Benefits

All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int;

How to Apply

All 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

Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

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


Network Administrator Jobs at East African Legislative Assembly


Job Title: Network Administrator

Job Ref: EAC/HR/2013/073

Employer: East African Legislative Assembly

Duty Station: Arusha, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 6th March 2014

Job Descriptions:


Duties and Responsibilities:

Analyse, design, develop, implement and maintain software applications in accordance with established EAC IT standards.

Analyse user needs in order to develop or modify website software systems.

Develop and maintain EACJ website and coordinate with other players to ensure the website’s smooth operations.

Prepare and maintain up to date user manuals.

Evaluate existing information systems and procedures and recommend solutions for improvement.

Test and implement new and revised application software systems to ensure that they meet user requirements.

Provide software maintenance and technical support.

Develop and implement proper backup procedures for data files stored on EAC servers and maintain up to date electronic back up copies at an offsite location;
Provide computer training and user support to ensure that existing technology is best utilized.



Qualifications and Experience:

A Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology,
Telecommunications, Electrical/Electronics Engineering or equivalent qualification from a recognized University plus relevant professional qualifications.
5 years of experience in designing, developing and maintaining ICT systems.


Skills and Competencies:

Team building skills,
Networking skills,
Public relations,
Customer care,
Training skills,
Computer skills,
Supervisory skills.



Terms and Conditions of Service

All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.

The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.

In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be eligible.


Fringe Benefits

All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int;


How to Apply

All 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

Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

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

Principal Clerk Assistant Jobs at East African Legislative Assembly


Job Title: Principal Clerk Assistant

Job Ref: EAC/HR/2013/075

Employer: East African Legislative Assembly


Duty Station: Arusha - Tanzania

Application Deadline: 6th March 2014

Job Descriptions:


Duties and Responsibilities:

Serve as Clerk- At- Table when the Assembly is in Session.
Assist in drawing up of Order Papers for Business and preparing
Votes proceedings of the Assembly.
Provide procedural and legislative advice to the Speaker and members.
Provide technical support to members when preparing Private Members’
Bills, Amendments to Bills, Motions, petitions and Questions.
Facilitate Committee meetings/Sittings.
Conduct legislative research for Committees and members.
Coordinate planning, execution and follow-up of Committee activities.
Prepare agendas and other documentation for Committee meetings.
Establish and maintain a records/documentation system for Committees and Plenary. 2

Supervise Senior Clerk Assistants and establish performance standards for them.
Prepare progress and annual reports.



Qualifications and Experience:

A Masters Degree in Public Administration, law, Social Sciences or equivalent qualification from a recognized University.
10 years of experience with at least 5 years at the level of Senior Clerk Assistant.
Specialized training in Parliamentary Procedures
And knowledge of operations of a regional Parliament is 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.


Terms and Conditions of Service

All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years.

The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.

In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations,
Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be eligible.


Fringe Benefits

All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.
For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int;


How to Apply:

All 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


Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

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