East African Community Jobs in Arusha - Senior Export Promotion Officer Vacancies

East African Community Jobs in Arusha - Senior Export Promotion Officer Vacancies


Main Purpose of the Job:

  • To coordinate implementation of EAC's Export Promotion Strategy and programmes.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the implementation of joint EAC Export and investment Promotion Strategy;

  • Harmonise export strategies incentives in the region;

  • Carry out research on best international export promotion practices;

  • Coordinate the harmonization of Export incentives in the region;

  • Implement Council decision and prepare progress report on export promotion;

  • Identify export capacity constraints in the EAC region and the Partner States and facilitate development of strategies for addressing the same;

  • Coordinate regional and international export promotion initiatives for Partner States, including the organization of export exhibitions in the region's major export markets in liaison with Partner States;

  • Review export promotion incentives provided by other regional economic blocks globally and make recommendations for creation of sustainable export promotion incentives in the region;

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

    Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Economics or Finance or Marketing or Trade or any other relevant Master’s Degree.

  • At least eight (8) years of relevant experience, 3 of which should be at a senior level.

    Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong interpersonal relations, analytical,
    project management and negotiation skills,
    proficiency in Computer applications

  • Strong interpersonal and
    communication skills;

    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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