East African Community Jobs in Arusha - EAKC: Deputy Executive Secretary - Projects and Programs Vacancies

East African Community Jobs in Arusha - EAKC: Deputy Executive Secretary - Projects and Programs Vacancies


Main Purpose of the Job:

  • To coordinate Projects and Programs to ensure effective and efficient for the development of the Kiswahili language in the Community

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the Executive Secretary in providing an oversight role in coordinating Kiswahili Projects and Programs;

  • Initiating and coordinating the process of harmonization of policies, laws, regulations and standards with specific relevance to the development of Kiswahili

  • Guiding the implementation of Projects and Programs of the Commission

  • Guiding identification and development of new projects and Programmes, as strategic initiatives within the Kiswahili Commissions’ mandate

  • Coordinating the development and implementation of systems for Monitoring and Evaluation and monitoring compliance of Projects and Programs

  • Promoting coordination, engagement and participation of State and Non- State Actors in the sustainable development of Kiswahili initiatives in the EAC

  • Promoting technical capacity building, institutional development and research in the Community

  • Liaising with Partner States for coordination and implementation of programs

  • Supervising and coordinate the formulation and implementation of annual work plans and budgets for

  • Projects and Programs

    Minimum Requirements of the Job:

    Academic Qualifications:

  • A Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, Education, Social Administration, Public or
    Business Administration, Project Management or equivalent qualifications.

  • Specialization in Kiswahili language /studies will be an added advantage.

    Work Experience:

  • At least fifteen (15) years of experience, of which eight (8) should be at Senior Level in a relevant field,

  • Experience as a manager/ coordinator of programs,

  • Ability
    in program planning, implementation, coordination and Evaluation,

  • Sound knowledge of main development partners and

  • Experience in Resource Mobilization and Finance Agreement negotiations

    Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong administrative and organizational skills,


    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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