East African Community Jobs in Arusha - Director Social Sectors Vacancies

East African Community Jobs in Arusha - Director Social Sectors Vacancies


Main Purpose of the Job

  • To coordinate projects and programmes and enhance cooperation related to Social Sectors embracing Education, Science and Technology, Gender, Culture and Community Development, Health, Labour, Employment and immigration.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate initiate, formulate and harmonise policies and programmes related to social sectors development as enumerated above;

  • Provide management support, monitor performance and ensure that the institutional performance evaluation management and feedback process is applied to all Technical Officers assigned responsibilities in sectors in above;

    li> Provide advice related to the above sectors to management and other staff;

  • Coordinate the development and implementation of consolidated plans and strategies that lead to increased cooperation in sectors in above;

  • Identify policy gaps and facilitate research in priority areas/sectors;

  • Promote joint development strategies in policies and programmes related to the sectors in above;

  • Coordinate harmonisation of laws and regulations related to the said sectors;

  • Promote information and data sharing among Partner States on policies and data for policy coordination and harmonisation;

  • Coordinate Implementation of Council decisions relating to the above sectors;

  • Prepare progress and annual reports; and
    Provide technical guidance to Professional Staff under the Directorate.

    Qualifications and Experience:

  • Masters Degree in Economics, Development Studies, Economic Policy and Planning, Policy Analysis, Social Sciences or a related field.

  • 15 years of relevant experience with at least 8 years at managerial level.

  • Should be
    able to work independently in a diverse environment.

  • Experience in working similar organizations or institutions will be an added advantage.

    Skills and Competencies:

    people management, management of diversity, team - building skills, planning skills, supervisory
    skills, research skills, networking skills, project management and implementation skills and monitoring and evaluation skills, proficiency in the use of computers.

    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 .

  • This position is subject to the application of the Quota System .

    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 specific professional bodies will be expected to be in compliance with such requirements .

    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.

    How to Apply:

  • Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned position are advised to :

    The Secretary General

    East African Community

    P. o Box 1096

    Arusha - Tanzania.

    Tel: +255 27 2162100

    Fax: +255 27 2162190

    E-mail: vacancies@eachq.org

    Website : www.eac.int

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