3 East African Community (EAC) Job Placements – Senior Clerk Assistants

Organisation: East
African Community (EAC)
Reports to:  Principal
Clerk Assistant
Duty Station: East
African Legislative Assembly (EALA), Arusha, Tanzania
REF: EAC/HR/2020-21/16
NB: Open
to Ugandan Nationals
About US:
The East African
Community is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising the Republic
of Burundi, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, the United Republic
of Tanzania, Republic of South Sudan, and the Republic of Uganda with its
Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania. The EAC mission is to widen and deepen
economic, political, social, and cultural integration to improve the quality of
life of the people of East Africa through increased competitiveness, value
added production, trade, and investments. This is an exciting opportunity
for highly motivated and result-driven professionals who are citizens of East
African Community Partner States (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, South Sudan
and Uganda) to apply for the following position .
Job Summary:
The Senior Clerk Assistant will facilitate Committees and Plenary Sessions of
the Assembly.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Provide
Secretarial services to Committees of the Assembly
·       
Keep
custody of Journals of the Assembly
·       
Prepare
Order Papers, Votes and Proceedings, Motions and Questions
·       
Clerk at
the Table
·       
Draft
amendments to Bills
·       
Provide
advice to the Speaker and Members on legislative procedures.
·       
Conduct
Procedural Research
·       
Conduct
relevant research and studies for Committees in liaison with the Research Office
·       
Perform
any other duties as may be assigned by management.



Qualifications and Experience:
·       
The
applicant for the East African Community (EAC) Senior Clerk Assistant job must
hold a Bachelor’s University Degree in Public Administration, Law, Social Sciences
or related field;
·       
Postgraduate
qualifications in any of the above fields and specialized training in
Parliamentary procedures and knowledge of the operations of a regional
Parliament will be an added advantage;       
·       
Minimum
of eight (8) years relevant experience three (3) of which must be at senior
level.
·       
The
ideal candidate should have excellent communication skills, highly developed
negotiation and interpersonal skills, effective research and report writing
skills.
·       
Proficiency
in computer applications is a must.
Eligibility for applications: Applicants from all EAC Partner States are eligible to apply for
the above position.
Fringe Benefits:
The established
posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.
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:
All interested
candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above
mentioned position are advised to :
  • Fill in the application form attached (download
    from here
    );
  • attach their application letter, a
    detailed CV, Copies of certified academic certificates, and a copy of
    National Identity Card or Passport in PDF format scanned in one
    (1) file.
  • Please quote the respective reference
    number on both the application letter and envelope.
  • For electronic submission, please quote
    the respective reference number on the subject of the email and send to
    the address given below.
Please note:
1.        
You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not
both.
2.        
Applications which do not :
    • have EAC application form;
    • indicate nationality and age;
    • have the reference number;
    • or have an application letter attached;
    • have certified copies of their academic
      degrees and other professional Certificates;
    • or fail to provide three referees will
      be disqualified.
3.        
Only qualified candidates will be contacted
4.        
EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55
years of age.
Please note that EAC
does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process. All
invitations for interviews will be done in writing.
A due diligence will
be conducted for all successful candidates in respect of their academic
certificates (certification by a recognized higher education body in the
respective Partner States) and employment records .
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
Deadline: Friday, 21st August 2020.
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