East African Community Jobs in Arusha - EALA: Research Officer Vacancies

East African Community Jobs in Arusha - EALA: Research Officer Vacancies

Main purpose of the Job:

  • To facilitate Committees and Plenary Sessions of the Assembly.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the Assembly to establish effective research, documentation and information dissemination systems.

  • Document and disseminate on-going research findings

  • Provide support to staff and Members of the Assembly in building in-house research

  • Conduct research and write papers on varied subjects for the use of the Committees of the Assembly.

  • Organize and catalogue the work and output of the Assembly.

  • Provide service to Standing Committees as and when necessary.

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by Management.

    Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Social sciences or related fields.

  • Minimum five (5) years relevant work experience in the field of research in a busy and reputable organization.

  • Post graduate qualifications in research methods and knowledge of computer based statistical packages will be an added advantage.

    Skills and Competencies:

  • The ideal candidate should have excellent communication skills, highly developed negotiation and interpersonal skills, effective research and report writing skills. Proficiency in computer applications is a must.

    Eligibility for applications:

  • Applicants from all EAC Partner States are eligible to apply for the above position.

    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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