East African Community Jobs in Arusha - Police Liaison Officer Vacancies

East African Community Jobs in Arusha - Police Liaison Officer Vacancies


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and enhance liaison between Partner States’ Police Forces/Services and EAC Secretariat
    Promote the use of INTERPOL Tools and Services in the fight against cross border and transnational crime.

  • Co-ordinate the implementation of EAPCCO resolutions in liaison with Interpol Regional Bureau Nairobi through the EAC Policy Organs

  • Co-ordinate, monitor implementation of and follow-up on resolutions, decisions, directives and recommendations of EAC Police Chiefs meetings.



  • Identify good policing practices within the Partner States and other RECs for consideration of adoption by EAC Police Services / Forces.

  • Coordinate implementation cooperation arrangements within the sub sector.

  • Coordinate establishment of a regional crime database

  • Coordinate establishment of an internet based information sharing system

  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Police chiefs

    Academic/Professional Qualification and Experience:

  • The applicants for the post of Police Liaison Officer must

  • Hold a Bachelors degree from a recognized University.

  • A Master's degree will be an added

  • The candidate must be a serving Police Officer at the rank of Assistant Commissioner or equivalent and above

  • 15 years’ professional experience with 8 at senior level.

  • Experience with a Regional or International Organization in similar capacity will be an added advantage.

  • Aged below 55 years

    Skills and Competencies:

  • Proficiency in writing and use of Computer packages

  • Good Communication, public relations and negotiation skills

  • Knowledge of the Treaty for the Establishment of the EAC, its decision making structures and processes

  • Comprehensive understanding of
    the EAC mandate on Peace and Security issues and interface with
    other regional organizations

    Eligibility for applications:

  • The position of Police Liaison Officer tenable at the EAC Secretariat will be held by Citizens of the East African Partner States for a duration of three (3) years none- renewable on rotational basis in alphabetical order starting by the Republic of Burundi.

  • Therefore, for this round, only candidates from the Republic of Kenya are eligible to apply.

    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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