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Applications are invited from suitably qualified citizens of the East African Community Partner States of the Republic of Burundi and the Republic of Rwanda for the positions of Court Clerks, under the East African Court of Justice (EACJ).

Main Purpose of The Job

To manage the East African Court of Justice Sub-registries in the two EAC Partner States (Republics of Burundi and Rwanda).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work under the supervision of the designated supervisor at the National Judiciary and keep the Registrar, EACJ, updated and well informed of everything taking place at the Sub-registry
  • Receive pleadings and documents and screen them for completeness before filing them
  • Prepare case summons and keep register of summons
  • Prepare a calendar of case hearing dates
  • Prepare cause lists
  • Receive, register and keep in safe custody all exhibits produced in court
  • Maintain a case register and court records
  • Prepare files for court proceedings
  • Prepare and serve court’s processes, judgments, orders and rulings
  • Keep track of the workload at the Sub-registry and report to the Registrar
  • Function as the link between the EACJ and the EAC Partner State and respond to questions regarding the Court posed by Stakeholders within the allowed parameters
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned to him/her by the Registrar
  • Promote a positive corporate image and culture of the Community

    Qualification and Experience:

  • Degree in Law or Diploma in Law or related field, with five (5) years experience in a similar position

    Skills and competences:

  • Should possess excellent research, communication and public relations skills, as well as good computer skills. Should have good command of the English Language; ability to communicate in, French, Kinyarwanda and Kirundi will be an added advantage.

    Terms and Conditions of Service

  • All positions are tenable on a five (5) year contract term, renewable once subject to satisfactory performance, and the retirement age in line with the EAC staff rules and regulations. Salary package and fringe benefits
  • The EAC will offer a highly competitive monthly salary as well as attractive fringe benefits which include a housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance a medical scheme and life insurance cover to successful candidates.
  • Interested candidates should submit their applications by registered mail, courier service, e-mail (All soft copies should be in MS. Word) 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/cell phone contacts to:

    The Secretary General
    East African Community
    P.O. Box 1096
    Arusha - Tanzania.

    Fax No: 007 27 2502455/2504481 E-mail: eac [at] eachq.org Those who had submitted their applications following the advertisement in July need not re-apply.

    All applications should be received not later than 06 January.

    The East African Community is an equal opportunity employer.

    Female candidates are encouraged to apply. We shall only respond to those candidates who strictly meet the set requirements, for the advertised positions and will have been successfully shortlisted candidates.

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