East African Community Jobs in Arusha - Principal Human Resources Officer Vacancies

East African Community Jobs in Arusha - Principal Human Resources Officer Vacancies

Main Purpose of the Job:

  • To initiate, formulate and manage Human Resource Management and Development policies and strategies that will enable the Community to attract, develop and retain high quality human resources.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Initiate, formulate and manage human resource management and development Policies and Strategies for the Community;

  • Design and maintain internal administrative and staff performance appraisal and monitoring systems;

  • In liaison with the relevant officers, draw up Terms of Reference and Job Descriptions for Community jobs;

  • Advise on the enforcement of Staff Rules and Regulations;

  • Coordinate periodic staff performance appraisal/evaluation exercises;

  • In liaison with the Planning Directorate, monitor Staff Performance Contracts;

  • Coordinate the selection and recruitment of staff in accordance with the established rules, procedures and practices;

  • Manage recruitment and placement standards, procedures, and practices;

  • Handle matters relating to terms and conditions of service in conformity with the established Rules and Regulations;

  • In liaison with the Finance Directorate, direct payroll management;

  • Initiate budget proposals for the HR Department;

  • Prepare progress reports and follow up on the implementation of Council decisions; and

  • Promote a positive corporate culture and image of the Community.

    Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Masters Degree in Human Resource Management, Public Administration and Management, Business Administration, Law or a related field.

  • At least 10 years of relevant experience in HR management, development and administration with 5 years at senior level.

    Skills and Competencies:

  • Analytical skills, administrative skills, organization skills, communication skills, decision-making skills, negotiation skills, team building skills, networking
    skills, result oriented skills, supervisory skills, management skills, leadership skills, research skills, good computer skills, meeting tight deadlines, ability to work under minimum supervision, innovativeness, problem-solving, performance management, working in a multi-cultural environment and managing diversity.

    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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