East African Community Jobs in Arusha - EACA: Deputy Registrar, Mergers and Acquisitions Vacancies

East African Community Jobs in Arusha - EACA: Deputy Registrar, Mergers and Acquisitions Vacancies

Job Purpose:

  • Deputize the Registrar, EAC Competition Authority in matters related to Monopolies and Cartels.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Under the supervision of the Registrar, the Deputy Registrar, Monopolies and Cartels shall perform the following functions:

  • Manage the operations of the Directorate in liaison with the Registrar;

  • Develop policies and guidelines on Monopolies and Cartels in the EAC;

  • Investigate/monitor anti-competitive trade or restrictive business practices that have the effect of prevention, restriction and distortion of competition in the EAC;

  • Carry out market research, assessments, analysis in identified sectors in a liaison with the Research Policy and Advocacy Unit;

  • Proactively develop competition assessment operational guidelines and procedures in line with international best practices;

  • Compile and submit investigation reports and case recommendations to the Registrar;

  • Submit performance reports to the Registrar of the Authority;

  • Develop a pragmatic directorate strategic vision, objectives and strategies to feed into the corporate strategic plan;

  • Prepare Directorate budgets and programs; and,
    Performance of all such related duties as may be assigned by the Registrar.

    Qualifications and Experience:

    Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree (at least a Masters) in Economics or Law. Qualification in Marketing, Business, Public administration and management disciplines will be an added advantage.

    Working Experience:

  • A minimum of at least 10 years relevant post-qualifying experience in competition matters, 5 of which should be at managerial level.

    Skills and Competencies:


  • Good knowledge and understanding of the EAC economic integration agenda;

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to influence multi-stakeholder processes;

  • Excellent analytical skills particularly in interpreting, using, analysing and presenting data
    and evidence;

  • Accurate or intelligent or other demonstrable knowledge in competition, industrial organisation or industry structures in any of the countries in the Common Market.


  • The suitable candidate should have the following attributes: shapes strategic thinking, achieves results, team player, exemplifies personal drive and integrity, cultivates productive working relationships, communicates effectively.

    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 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.

    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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