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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Nafasi za Kazi The East African Community - Mwisho wa Kutuma Maombi ni Tarehe 13th July 2018

The East African Community is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising the Republic of Burundi, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of South Sudan and the Republic of Uganda with its Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

The EAC mission is to widen and deepen economic, political, social and cultural integration to improve the quality of life of the people of East Africa through increased competitiveness, value added production, trade and investments.

This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated and result-driven professionals who are citizens of East African Community Partner States (Burundi, Rwanda and South Sudan) to apply for the following position tenable at East African Court of Justice.

DEPUTY REGISTRAR/ EAST AFRICAN COURT OF JUSTICE
(REF: EAC/HR/2017-18/06)

Organ : East African Court of Justice
Grade : P4
Job reports to : Registrar/East African Court of Justice

Main Purpose of the Job:
Deputize the Registrar in Judicial Administration, plan, manage, coordinate and implement policy decisions in relation to the East African Court of Justice.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Facilitate Judicial Administration;
2. Develop and facilitate implementation of Court process services procedures;
3. Maintain judgment Register and ensure compilation and circulation of judgments;
4. Process matters requiring the official seal of the Court and issue hearing notices;
5. Draft Court Orders from Rulings and Decrees in accordance with the final decisions made by the Court and maintain the register of Orders and Decrees given by the Court;
6. Receive and verify pleadings and ensure that they are presented in accordance with the Rules of the Court;
7. Tax bills of costs and ensure execution of Orders;
8. Perform any other duties as assigned by the Registrar.

Qualifications and Experience:
1. Masters in Law (LLM) from a recognized University;
2. At least 10 years of experience in the management of Court functions, five (5) of which should be at senior management level.

Skills and Competencies:
1. Excellent communication and negotiation skills;
2. Good Research and Report Writing Skills;
3. Effective administrative ability as well as proficiency in the use of

Eligibility for applications:
Applicants from the Republic of Burundi, Republic of Rwanda and Republic of South Sudan are eligible to apply for the above position.
Terms and Conditions of Service:
The above position is tenable for a contract of five (5) years renewable once.

Fringe Benefits:
The established posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

Education Qualifications:

All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognized by the relevant national accreditation body in their respective Partner State. This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained qualifications.

All professions that require registration with the specific professional bodies will be expected to do so in compliance with the requirements of their respective Partner States.
Relevant Working Experience:
Internship, training and apprenticeship will not be considered as relevant work experience.

Equal Opportunity:
The EAC is an equal opportunity employer; therefore, female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. EAC will only respond to those candidates who strictly meet the set requirements.

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PRINCIPAL LEGAL OFFICER
(REF: EAC/HR/2017-18/05)
Organ : EAC Secretariat
Grade : P4
Directorate : Counsel to the Community
Job reports to : The Counsel to the Community

Main Purpose of the Job:
To coordinate implementation of the Legal Division's programmes and activities; as well as render legal advice to the Community

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Initiate the review/development of policies, systems and processes for the smooth operations of the affairs of the Legal Division;
2. Provide effective leadership and administrative support to facilitate

implementation of the Legal Division's programmes and activities;
3. Establish performance monitoring systems for the Office of the Counsel to the Community and make regular performance reports for review Legal and Judicial Affairs;
4. Responsible for EAC Programme on Approximation of National Laws in the East African Community context;
5. Facilitate research and articulation of regional best practices in harmonization of laws and policies of the Community;
6. Responsible for coordination of Regional Judicial Education / Training;
7. Draft and review agreements, contracts and other legal documents ensuring consistency with the Community mandate;
8. Provide legal advice in administrative and institutional matters;
9. Provide legal advice all contractual matters, rights and obligations involving the Community and 3rd parties;
10. Represent the Community in legal disputes in the East African Court of

Justice, other Courts of Judicature and other fora;
11. Draft, review and negotiate tripartite Protocols, agreements, MoUs, funding and grant agreements;
12. Facilitate the ratification of policy instruments;
13. Any other duties as shall be assigned from time to time.

Qualification and Experience:
1. A Masters Degree in Law from a reputable University with a Certificate of enrolment on the Bar;
2. A minimum of 10 years relevant experience at National /Regional/ International level;

Skills and Competencies:
1. Highly developed skills in Legal Research and Report Writing;
2. Good negotiation and Interpersonal skills;
3. Excellent communication and leadership skills; and
4. Proficiency in office application computer packages.

Eligibility for applications:
Applicants from all EAC Partner States are eligible to apply for the above position.

Terms and Conditions of Service:
The above position is tenable for a contract of five (5) years renewable once.

Fringe Benefits:
The established posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

Education Qualifications:
All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognized by the relevant national accreditation body in their respective Partner States. This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained qualifications.
All professions that require registration with the specific professional bodies will be expected to do so in compliance with the requirements of their respective Partner States.

Relevant Working Experience:
Internship, training and apprenticeship will not be considered as relevant work experience.

Equal Opportunity:
The EAC is an equal opportunity employer; therefore, female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. EAC will only respond to those candidates who strictly meet the set requirements.

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SENIOR CLERK ASSISTANT (2 Posts)
(REF: EAC/HR/2017-18/07)
Organ : East African Legislative Assembly
Grade : P2
Reports to : Principal Clerk Assistant

Main purpose of the Job:
To facilitate Committees and Plenary Sessions of the Assembly.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provide Secretarial services to Committees of the Assembly
2. Keep custody of Journals of the Assembly
3. Prepare Order Papers, Votes and Proceedings, Motions and Questions
4. Clerk at the Table
5. Draft amendments to Bills
6. Provide advice to the Speaker and Members on legislative procedures.
7. Conduct Procedural Research
8. Conduct relevant research and studies for Committees in liaison with the Research Office
9. Perform any other duties as may be assigned by management.

Qualifications and Experience:
1. A Bachelor's University Degree in Public Administration, Law, Social Sciences or related field;
2. Post graduate qualifications in any of theabove fields and specialized training in Parliamentary procedures and knowledge of the operations of a regional Parliament will be an added advantage;
3. Minimum of eight (8) years relevant experience three (3) of which must-be at senior

Skills and Competencies:
The ideal candidate should have excellent communication skills, highly developed negotiation and interpersonal skills, effective research and report writing skills. Proficiency in computer applications is a must.

Eligibility for applications:
Applicants from the Republic of Burundi, Republic of Rwanda, Republic of South Sudan, and United Republic of Tanzania are eligible to apply for the above position.

Terms and Conditions of Service:
The above position is tenable for a contract of five (5) years renewable once .

Fringe Benefits:
The established posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover. The terms and conditions for the project position will be determined as per agreement between EAC and Development Partner .

Education Qualifications:
All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognized by the relevant national accreditation body in their respective Partner State. This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained qualifications.

All professions that require registration with the specific professional bodies will be expected to do so in compliance with the requirements of their respective Partner States.

Relevant Working Experience:
Internship, training and apprenticeship will not be considered as relevant work experience

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HANSARD EDITOR (1 Post)
(REF: EAC/HR/2017-18/10)

Organ : East African Legislative Assembly
Grade : P2
Reports to : Clerk

Main purpose of the Job:
The Hansard Editor is the overall in charge of the Hansard department who will control and manage the department for effective and efficient discharge of producing accurate and timely Official Report (Hansard) of the proceedings of the East African Legislative Assembly and of the Committees. He/she is responsible for the entire report production process from Recording of the proceedings to Editorial, printing, publishing, Publication and Reporting.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Develop and implement departmental strategies, programmes, policies and procedures for the department.
2. Identify departmental activities for funding, prepare budget proposals and make work plans for the department.
3. Produce accurate and timely Official Report of the Assembly in Plenary and that of Committees, recorded in audio format.
4. Transcribe audio recordings using a word processing programme.
5. Disseminate reports to designated recipients by printing and distributing hard copies and publishing the Reports on the web.
6. Provide technical support to staff of EALA outside plenary and Members of the Assembly in the areas of research, documentation and dissemination of information.
7. Perform any other duties as may be assigned by management from time to time.

Qualifications and Experience:
A Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication; Linguistics or a related field and a Master’s Degree or equivalent in the related field;
A minimum eight (8)years’ experience in a Court or Parliamentary environment three (3) of which should be senior level.

Skills and Competencies:
Good command of the English language, Good understanding of parliamentary rules of procedure, high typing speed, good interpersonal skills, good conceptual, analytical andreport writing skills. S/He should be computer literate.

Eligibility for applications:
Applicants from the Republic of Burundi, Republic of Rwanda, Republic of South Sudan, and United Republic of Tanzania are eligible to apply for the above position.

Terms and Conditions of Service:
The above position is tenable for a contract of five (5) years renewable once .

Fringe Benefits:
The established posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover. The terms and conditions for the project position will be determined as per agreement between EAC and Development Partner .

Education Qualifications:

All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognized by the relevant national accreditation body in their respective Partner State. This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained qualifications.
All professions that require registration with the specific professional bodies will be expected to do so in compliance with the requirements of their respective Partner States.

Relevant Working Experience:
Internship, training and apprenticeship will not be considered as relevant work experience.

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RESEARCH OFFICER (1 Post)
(REF: EAC/HR/2017-18/08)

Organ : East African Legislative Assembly
Grade : P1
Reports to : Senior Research Officer

Main purpose of the job:
To provide technical support in research, documentation and dissemination of information to staff and Members of the East African Legislative Assembly.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Support the Assembly to establish effective research, documentation and information dissemination systems.
2. Document and disseminate on-going research findings
3. Provide support to staff and Members of the Assembly in building in-house research
4. Conduct research and write papers on varied subjects for the use of the Committees of the Assembly.
5. Organize and catalogue the work and output of the Assembly.
6. Provide service to Standing Committees as and when necessary.
7. Perform any other duties as may be assigned by Management.

Qualifications and Experience:
1. Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Social sciences or related fields.
2. Minimum five (5) years relevant work experience in the field of research in a busy and reputable organization.
3. Post graduate qualifications in research methods and knowledge of computer based statistical packages will be an added advantage.

Skills and Competencies:
The ideal candidate should have good interpersonal, communication, research and report writing skills.

Eligibility for applications:
Applicants from the Republic of Burundi, Republic of Rwanda, Republic of South Sudan, and United Republic of Tanzania are eligible to apply for the above position.

Terms and Conditions of Service:
The above position is tenable for a contract of five (5) years renewable once .

Fringe Benefits:
The established posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover. The terms and conditions for the project position will be determined as per agreement between EAC and Development Partner .

Education Qualifications:

All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognized by the relevant national accreditation body in their respective Partner State. This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained qualifications.
All professions that require registration with the specific professional bodies will be expected to do so in compliance with the requirements of their respective Partner States.

Relevant Working Experience:
Internship, training and apprenticeship will not be considered as relevant work experience.

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HANSARD REPORTER (1 Post)
(REF: EAC/HR/2017-18/09)

Organ : East African Legislative Assembly
Grade : P1
Reports to : Hansard Editor

Main purpose of the job:
To produce verbatim records of proceedings of the Assembly.

Duties and responsibilities:
1. Record proceedings of the Assembly.
2. Transcribe recordings of the Assembly's proceedings from audio recordings.
3. Compile the transcripts from a series of recorded materials during Sittings of the Assembly.
4. Conduct the first edit of transcripts as per the requirements of the Hansard Reporting Guidelines.
5. To compile a contribution log of proceedings.
6. Monitor the use and ensure maintenance of all sound/public address systems.
7. Perform any other duties as may be assigned by Management.

Qualifications and Experience:
1. A Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication; Linguistics or a related field.
2. Minimum working experience of five (5) years as a Hansard Reporter/Assistant Editor or Court Transcriber.

Skills and Competencies:
Good command of the English language, Good understanding of parliamentary rules of procedure, high typing speed, good interpersonal skills, good conceptual, analytical andreport writing skills. S/He should be computer literate.

Eligibility for applications:
Applicants from the Republic of Burundi, Republic of Rwanda, Republic of South Sudan, and United Republic of Tanzania are eligible to apply for the above position.

Terms and Conditions of Service:
The above position is tenable for a contract of five (5) years renewable once .

Fringe Benefits:
The established posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover. The terms and conditions for the project position will be determined as per agreement between EAC and Development Partner .

Education Qualifications:
All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognized by the relevant national accreditation body in their respective Partner State. This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained qualifications.
All professions that require registration with the specific professional bodies will be expected to do so in compliance with the requirements of their respective Partner States.

Relevant Working Experience:
Internship, training and apprenticeship will not be considered as relevant work experience.

Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than Friday, 13th July 2018.

Please note:
1. You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.
2. Applications which do not: indicate nationality and age; the reference number; or have an application letter attached; have certified copies of their academic degrees and other professional Certificates; or fail to provide three referees will be disqualified.
3. Only qualified candidates will be contacted
4. EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.

Please note that EAC does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process. All invitations for interviews will be done in writing.

The Secretary General
East African Community
P.O. Box 1096
Arusha - Tanzania.
Tel: +255 27 2162100
Fax: +255 27 2162190
E-mail: [email protected]
Website : www.eac.int
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