East African Community Jobs in Arusha - EALA: Deputy Clerk Vacancies

East African Community Jobs in Arusha - EALA: Deputy Clerk Vacancies


Main Purpose of the Job:

  • To supervise the day to day administrative and procedural affairs of the Legislative Assembly.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Deputise for the Clerk

  • Assist in drawing up Orders for Business, Agenda and order Paper for the Sittings of the
    Assembly and send copies to each Member of the Assembly;

  • Assist in preparing the strategic programme of activities, budget, policy decisions and coordinate the general functioning of the assembly;

  • Transmit and distribute documents and records of proceedings, and prepare all sectoral documentation and facilitation of Members of the Assembly;

  • Participate in the selection, recruitment and induction, placement and training of EALA staff;
    Assist in transmitting to the Clerks of National

  • Assemblies of Partner States, and to the Secretary General, copies of Bills, Acts and all records of relevant debates of meetings of the Assembly for information;

  • Assist in planning the programme of activities for implementation of policy decisions as well as coordinating the general functioning of the Assembly;

  • Responsible for the day to day administrative and procedural affairs of the Assembly;

  • Carry out follow up action on Committee and Assembly decisions and other administrative and financial matters;

  • Carry out research on different subjects relevant to Committees' mandate and produce reports for Members of Committees;

  • Provide technical support to Members when preparing Private Bills, Motions and Petitions;

  • Serve as Head Clerk at the Table when the Assembly is in session; and

  • Ensure preparation and production of annual reports of the assembly.

    []Qualifications and Experience:]

  • A Masters Degree in Public Administration, Law, Social Sciences or a related field with
    specialized training in Parliamentary procedures.

  • 10 years of relevant experience with at least 5 years at senior level. Should have served in a

  • Parliamentary setting at a rank not lower than Principal Clerk Assistant.

    Skills and competencies:

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

    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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