East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) Job Vacancies – Deputy Clerk

Job Title:    Deputy Clerk
Organisation: East
African Community (EAC)
Reports to:  The
Duty Station: East
African Legislative Assembly (EALA), Arusha, Tanzania
REF: EAC/HR/2020-21/14
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 Deputy Clerk will supervise the day to day administrative and procedural
affairs of the Legislative Assembly.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
for the Clerk
in drawing up Orders for Business, Agenda and order Paper for the Sittings of
the Assembly and send copies to each Member of the Assembly;
in preparing the strategic programme of activities, budget, policy decisions
and coordinate the general functioning of the assembly;
and distribute documents and records of proceedings, and prepare all sectoral
documentation and facilitation of Members of the Assembly;
in the selection, recruitment and induction, placement and training of EALA
in transmitting to the Clerks of National Assemblies of Partner States, and to
the Secretary General, copies of Bills, Acts and all records of relevant
debates of meetings of the Assembly for information;
in planning the programme of activities for implementation of policy decisions
as well as coordinating the general functioning of the Assembly;
for the day to day administrative and procedural affairs of the Assembly;
out follow up action on Committee and Assembly decisions and other
administrative and financial matters;
out research on different subjects relevant to Committees’ mandate and produce
reports for Members of Committees;
technical support to Members when preparing Private Bills, Motions and
Serve as
Head Clerk at the Table when the Assembly is in session; and
preparation and production of annual reports of the assembly.

Qualifications and Experience:
applicant for the East African Community (EAC) Deputy Clerk job must hold a
Masters Degree in Public Administration, Law, Social Sciences or a related
field with specialized training in Parliamentary procedures.
10 years
of relevant experience with at least 5 years at senior level. Should have
served in a Parliamentary setting at a rank not lower than Principal Clerk
be able to work independently and in a diverse cultural environment.
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:
You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not
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.
Only qualified candidates will be contacted
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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