Human Resources Officer Job Opportunities – East African Community (EAC)

Job Title:    Human Resources Officer
Organisation: East
African Community (EAC)
Reports to:  Deputy
Executive Secretary (Finance and Administration)
Duty Station: Lake
Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC), Kisumu, Kenya
REF: EAC/HR/2020-21/27
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 Human Resources Officer will develop strategies and systems; promote and
manage the implementation of Human Resource Policies, geared towards building
capacities of the Commission.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
the formulation of HRM and Development Policies and Strategies for the Commission;
and maintain internal personnel and administrative monitoring systems;
the development of job descriptions and specifications for all new jobs in
liaison with the relevant officers;
and maintain a Staff performance Appraisal and reward systems;
periodic staff performance appraisals/evaluations;
the process of selection and recruitment of staff in accordance with the
established rules, procedure and practices;
recruitment and placement standard procedures, practice and act as Secretary to
the Staff Recruitment Panels;
staff training programmes that meet Commission’s capacity development
objectives in consultation with the respective Heads of Departments;
Human resources management and development matters relating to terms and
conditions of service and discipline, overtime, staff welfare issues including
the Staff Medical and Insurance Schemes in conformity with the established
Staff Rules and Regulations;
and direct payroll and records management functions;
and maintain the staff list of the Commission; and
any other duties as may be assigned by Management.

Qualifications and Experience:
applicant for the East African Community (EAC) Human Resources Officer job must
hold a Bachelors’ Degree in Human Resource Management, Public Administration
and Management, Business Administration, Social sciences or equivalent. Note:
Post graduate Diploma in HR Management will be an added advantage
At least
five years’ experience in the field of Human Resource Management.
communication and interpersonal skills;
oriented person;
analytical and report writing skills and;
in the use of computers.
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)
  • 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
Deadline: Friday, 21st August 2020.
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