East African Community Jobs in Arusha - Security Officer Vacancies

East African Community Jobs in Arusha - Security Officer Vacancies


Main Purpose of the Job:

  • Coordinate, administer and enforce in liaison with EAC management security issues within the Community by ensuring that the EAC visitors, delegates, assets and property are secure.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and administer security duties within EAC.

  • Put in place preventive measures and deal expeditiously with security breaches that may occur by liaising with host country police and security systems.

  • Advises EAC management on security Issues within EAC premises

  • Allocate / assign duties to security

  • Protect the organization assets and ensure preventive measures are taken avoid security breaches.

  • Provide escort and security protection to Executives, VIPs and

  • Investigate criminal cases, collects intelligence and report to the relevant

  • Coordinated investigation of security related misconduct by staff contrary to the EAC Rules and Regulations, and report to management for action.

  • Coordinate investigations of accidents involving Community

  • Provide emergency response services within and outside the premises to EAC staff at all times.

  • Facilitate security clearance procedures relevant to accreditation of delegates attending

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Management from time to time.

    Qualifications and Experience:

  • Should possess a Bachelor’s (Honors) degree from a recognized University / Institution, plus training at Officer level in the Police, Military, Prisons or Immigration Service at the rank of Inspector of Police or its equivalent in other security services.

  • A Minimum 5 years experience in security management, investigations and or command position, in public national, regional or international organization.

    Skills and Competencies:

  • Must
    have good investigative, analytical, directing, communication skills, public relations, observation, situation assessment, and conflict resolution skills.

  • Certification in security electronics e.g. CCTV Access Control, Sound, Burglary and fire equipment will be an added advantage

    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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