General Secretary Job Placement – Eastern Africa Association of Anti-Corruption Authorities (EAAACA)

Job Title:  General Secretary
Organisation: Eastern Africa
Association of Anti-Corruption Authorities (EAAACA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: The Executive Committee
About US:
Africa Association of Anti-Corruption Authorities (EAAACA) is an independent,
non-profit making and non-political Association that was formed in 2007 in
Kampala, Uganda. it is composed of Anti-Corruption Authorities in the East
African Community Partner states:
·       lnspectorate of Government
of the Republic of Uganda;
·       Ethics and
Anti-Corruption Commission of the Republic of Kenya;
·       Prevention and Combating
of Corruption Bureau of the United Republic of Tanzania;
·       Special Brigade
Anti-Corruption of the Republic of Burundi; Office of Ombudsman of the Republic
of Rwanda.
·       Federal Ethics and Anti-
Corruption Commission of the Republic of Ethiopia;
·       Inspection General
D‘etat, Djibouti of the Republic of Djibouti; South Sudan Anti-Corruption
Commission ct the Republic of South Sudan.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       The General Secretary
heads the Secretariat that is located in Kampala Uganda and is the Accounting
·       Is responsible for the
efficient administration of the Secretariat, and ensures that all activities,
plans, budgets are implemented in line with the approved workplan.
·       Ensure that the
decisions of the Executive Committee and Annual General Meeting are
implemented, and that the secretariat has resources: financial, human and
equipment to run its activities and operations.
·       Is the Secretary to the
AGM and an ex-office member of the Executive Committee. In this context, the
General Secretary fulfils the following tasks:
·       Coordinate all
activities of EAAACA and of existing networks such as ARIN-EA
·       To prepare and submit
annual work plan and budget to the Executive Committee for approval.
·       To compile periodic
financial and activity reports of the Association to the Executive Committee.
·       To implement the
decisions necessary for the functioning of the Association in accordance with
the strategic plan of operation and the annual work plans approved by the
General Meeting.
·        To ensure timely communication of information
on operations, programmes and where appropriate the resolutions and decisions
of the Executive Committee and the Annual General Meeting to the members; and
other relevant stakeholders.
·       Identify and mobilise
funding for the Association’s activities and ensure effective and timely
financial and narrative reporting as maybe required.
·       Co-ordinate financial
and budget activities for maximum operational efficiency and maintain proper
records and books of accounts.
·       Plan and coordinate
training programs for the members of the association and staff of the
·       Determine staffing
requirements and initiate the hiring of new staff.
·       Supervise and Monitor
staff performance.
·       Establish and maintain
control procedures and systems.
·       Develop, implement and
review the Association’s policies with the approval of the Executive Committee.
·       Represent the
Association on Legal documents/contact.
·       To fulfill any other
duties entrusted to it by Annual General Meeting other Executive Committee.
·       Prepare project
operational plans for ARIN-EA with guidance of President of ARIN-EA and GIZ IFF
Senior Advisor East Africa.
·       Capturing relevant data
on the status of ARIN-EA project deliverables to ensure that time, cost and
quality are in line with approved project plans for assigned projects.
·       Maintaining a register
of compliance with policies and agreements for audit purposes.
·       Facilitate researching
and analyzing options in relation to market values and project deliverables to
guide optimal decision making.
·       Support in maintaining
and updating all records ARIN-EA operations, programmes and informal requests.
·       Assists in and/or
carries out other office activities and other tasks, as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must
hold a  Degree in social and human
sciences (Law, Management/Administration, Economics or other related field),
preferably at Masters Level.
·       Relevant post graduate
qualification will be an added advantage.
·       Minimum 5 years’
professional experience in a comparable position in Development Programmes
·       Knowledge and experience
of strategic planning
·       Knowledge and experience
of office administrative procedures
·       With experience in the
governance sector especially in anti-corruption, taxation, international crime
as well as knowledge of regional networks will be an added advantage.
·       Strong experience of
running networks and knowledge of working with GIZ, Members of EAAACA and
ARINEA will be an advantage
·       Sound understanding of
project management
·       Efficiency and
·       Excellent communication
and interpersonal skills ,
·       Proficient oral and
written communication skills in English and ability to speak or understand
basic French will: be an added advantage.
·       Excellent research and
report-writing skills
·       Ability to work both
independently and as part of a team
·       Self-motivation and
strong analytical skills
·       Proven administrative
·       Good working knowledge
of lT (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, internet) and data management skills
·       Organizational and
crisis-management skills
·       Monitoring and
Evaluation skills
·       Good experience in
financial management
·       Sound cross-cultural,
gender—awareness, interpersonal and networking skills
·       Sound knowledge of
development partners processes and methodologies.
·       Benefits and
·       Attractive remuneration
and allowances, medical cover, and 36 days annual leave
How to Apply:
interested and qualified persons are strongly encouraged to apply by submitting
their application and CV along with the contacts of three professional referees
to The Director, Future Options Consulting ltd, by email:  ; quoting the
position you are applying for and the reference N0. as the subject. Please
note: This is a national position. Application and of should be in one document
and a maximum of 4 pages only. No other attachments are required at this stage.
Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We encourage women, people
with disabilities and minority groups to apply for this position. GIZ is
committed to equal opportunities and diversity of perspective at the working
place. Disclaimer: GIZ and EAAACA DOES NOT charge any kind of FEE(s) at
whichever stage
Deadline: 7th
February 2020 by 5.00pm
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