East African Science and Technology Commission - Deputy Executive Secretary Jobs in Kenya and Uganda and Tanzania

East African Science and Technology Commission - Deputy Executive Secretary Jobs in Kenya and Uganda and Tanzania


Job Description

Vacancy title:

Deputy Executive Secretary (Head of Programs)

Type: Full Time, Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Management

Jobs at:

East African Science and Technology Commission

Deadline of this Job:

03 March 2020

Duty Station:

Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Job Details:

East African Science and Technology Commission (EASTECO) is an established Institution of the East African Community (EAC) whose member States are Republic of Rwanda, Republic of Kenya, Republic of Uganda United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of Burundi and the Republic of South Sudan with its Headquarters in Kigali-Rwanda.

The core function of EASTECO is to promote and coordinate the development management and application of Science and Technology to support regional integration and socioeconomic development.

This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated and result-driven professionals who are citizens of East African Community Partner States. Citizens from Republics of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan and United Republic of Tanzania should apply for the position of Executive Secretary, while Citizens from the Republics of Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya and the United Republic of Tanzania to apply for the Position of Deputy Executive Secretary (Head of Programs).

Both Positions are tenable at the EASTECO Secretariat in Kigali and both positions are subject to application of EAC Quota System.

Terms and Conditions:

The position of Executive Secretary is tenable for a contract of Five years non-renewable while that of Deputy Executive Secretary Programs is for a contract of Three Years renewable once.

Remuneration and Fringe Benefits:

All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, Education allowance, a medical scheme and life insurance cover. Deputy Executive Secretary - P5 (REF: EAC/EASTECO/HR/19-20/02).

Job Responsibilities: Not Specified

Job Skills: Not Specified

Academic Qualifications:

  • A Master's Degree in a relevant field of Science and Technology or a Master's degree in Management and Administration. Honors roll in Research
    and Development and other relevant qualifications related to programme development will be an added advantage.
  • Age Limit: The candidate must not be more than 55 years old..

    Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

    Work Experience:

  • At least 15 years of working experience in the field of Science and Technology of which eight (8) should be at a senior level in a relevant field, experience as a manager/ coordinator of programs.

    Work Hours: 8

    Job application procedure

    The interested candidates who meet the above criteria may submit their applications either electronically or in hard copy but not both to the address below, comprising the following:

  • Letter of motivation, with the job reference
  • Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae
  • Copy of the biodata page of passport/ID
  • Certified Copies of degree/certificates
  • Professional testimonials:
  • Daytime telephone contact:
  • Names and contact addresses (with telephone and emails) of 3 Referees.

    All applications should be submitted to the address below either by hand delivery or email not later than Tuesday, 3th March 2020.

    To: The Executive Secretary
    EASTECO Secretariat
    Kigali, Rwanda
    Email: recruitment@easteco.org

    To be received not later than at SPM East African Time. All potential applicants are advised to visit the EAC and EASTECO websites: www.eas.int and www.easteco.org for details of these positions including the required qualifications, duties and responsibilities.

    The EAC is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates are encouraged to apply. EASTECO Secretariat shall only respond to shortlisted candidates. All invitations for interviews will be done in writing..

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