East African Community Jobs in Arusha - Senior Health Officer (Medicines and Food Safety) Vacancies

East African Community Jobs in Arusha - Senior Health Officer (Medicines and Food Safety) Vacancies


Job Purpose:

  • Senior System Analyst will analyze each business and system requirements, design, implement and maintain critical systems for efficient and effective delivery of services to all EAC stakeholders.

  • S/He will provide technical advice, training and support to all users of ICT systems and services in the entire Community .

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze, design and implement ICT systems.
    Conduct periodic business needs assessments and recommend appropriate system solutions to address the identified needs.

  • Conduct research on ICT products, services and trends to keep abreast with new developments In ICT field and to take advantage of emerging technologies.

  • Evaluate and design business applications and database system requirements.

  • Prepare systems specifications and coordinate the Implementation of approved systems as per the agreed design and specifications and/or TOR.

  • Give advice on the outsourcing and project management of major systems construction and development.

  • Maintain and update the data systems and user requirements documentation.

  • Continuously conduct tests and reviews on system requirements.

  • Maintain all EAC ICT systems are working properly by conducting regular system maintenance checks on financial system, HRMIS, Registry records, Library systems etc.

  • Maintain and regularly update EAC statistics database and Council decisions database.

  • Liaison with vendors of the EAC systems for upgrades and any major maintenance.

  • Custodian of all passwords of key systems.

  • Coordinate and implement mitigation measures to guard against security threats and vulnerabilities of networks systems and information data.

  • Conduct ICT systems risk assessment and make appropriate recommendations to management.
    Manage the business continuity/ disaster recovery plans of all the critical systems in EAC.

  • Conduct routine backup of all systems including management of off-site backups.

  • Maintain a record of all key software licenses procured by EAC and coordinate their renewal.

  • Coordinate development of the EAC websites and web portals.

  • Manage the EAC active directory and domains system.

  • Manage the centralized EAC email systems and Internet based services.

  • Train EAC staff on the system usage and common
    desk top applications.

  • Prepare project proposals and participate in mobilization of funds for ICT

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

    Academic Qualifications and experience:

  • Master of Science degree in computer science, Information technology or equivalents, with a strong bias in business and/or software engineering

    Work Experience:

  • Minimum 8 years experience, 2 in ICT projects management and/or ICT leadership

    Key competences:

  • Must have Business re-engineering and strategies, Systems analysis and design, information systems security management, ICT contracts and specifications drafting, Data base design and administration, ICT
  • Management/leadership, Network administration, ICT projects management, Business continuity/disaster recovery management, Planning /Coding and ICT training program delivery 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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