East African Community Jobs in Arusha - EACJ: Senior Personal Secretary Vacancies

East African Community Jobs in Arusha - EACJ: Senior Personal Secretary Vacancies


Main Purpose of the Job:

  • To manage the office and on the basis thereof provide effective and efficient secretarial, administrative and office management services.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide Secretarial and administrative assistance

  • Receive and refer customers/visitors and direct them appropriately

  • Maintain office diary and draft responses to some correspondences as agreed with Supervisor

  • Maintain an effective work relationship with others offices/departments and the general public

  • Maintain an up to date diary and arrange appointments and meeting as appropriate

  • Create and maintain appropriate record and filing sub-system

  • In liaison with the Registry, handle incoming and outgoing correspondence

  • Take and transcribe dictation and draft correspondence, memoranda etc; and

  • Promote a positive good corporate culture and image of the EAC/EACJ.

    Qualifications and Experience:

  • Diploma in Secretarial Studies or equivalent. Skills in typing of at least 60 wpm, and Shorthand speed of 100 wpm.10 years of experience management a busy office at senior lever. Knowledge of court procedures is an added advantage.

    Skills and Competencies:

  • Proficiency in secretarial work; computing skills, knowledge of work processing and computer database programmers, administrative skills, basic accounting skills, customer care, public relations, front desk management, ability to take dictations; good command of Business English and Office practices

    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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