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4 Job Opportunities at East African Kiswahili Commission (EAKC) and East African Science and Technology Commission (EASTECO)

EAST AFRICAN KISWAHILI COMMISSION
The East African Kiswahili Commission (EAKC) is an Institution of the East African Community (EAC) mandated to coordinate and promote the development and use of Kiswahili for regional integration and sustainable development.

In order to effectively fulfill this mandate and meet its objectives and planned activities, the Commission seeks applications from qualified persons for the following positions below:

Position: EXECUTIVE SECRETARY – D1 (REF: EAKC/HR/2020/01)

Academic Qualifications

  • A Masters’ Degree in a relevant field of Kiswahili from a recognized University.
  • A PhD in Kiswahili Studies is an added advantage.

Work Experience

  • Minimum fifteen (15) years relevant experience eight (8) of which should be at senior management and/or administrative level;
  • Evidence of ability to mobilize and manage resources;
  • Developed and successfully implemented Kiswahili projects and programs;
  • Demonstrated experience in the promotion of Kiswahili projects and programs;
  • Experience in Kiswahili research as evidenced by wide publication profile;
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and leading institutions/programs and; projects involved in promoting Kiswahili.

Position: DEPUTY EXECUTIVE SECRETARY – P5 (REF: EAKC/HR/2020/02)

Academic Qualifications

  • A Masters’ Degree in a relevant field of Kiswahili from a recognized University.
  • A PhD in Kiswahili Studies is an added advantage.

Work Experience

  • Minimum fifteen (15) years relevant experience eight (8) of which should be at senior management and/or administrative level;
  • Evidence of ability to mobilize and manage resources;
  • Developed and successfully implemented Kiswahili projects and programs;
  • Demonstrated experience in the promotion of Kiswahili projects and programs;
  • Experience in Kiswahili research as evidenced by wide publication profile;
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and leading institutions/programs and; projects involved in promoting Kiswahili.

All potential applicants are advised to visit the EAC and Kiswahili Commission websites: www.eac.int for details of these positions including the required qualifications, duties and responsibilities.

Equal Opportunity:
The EAKC is an equal opportunity employer. EAKC will only respond to those candidates who strictly meet the set requirements.

Eligibility
Applicants from Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan, United Republic of Tanzania and Uganda are eligible to apply for the Position of Executive Secretary while applicants from Republics of Burundi, Uganda, South Sudan Kenya and United Republic of Tanzania are eligible for the Position of Deputy Executive Secretary.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above position are advised to send in their applications, detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates, names and contact details of three referees, and copy of National Identity Card, or Birth Certificate or Passport showing date of birth. Please quote the reference number in your application letter. 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 both.
Applications which do not: indicate nationality and age; the reference number; or have an application letter attached; have 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 precludes considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.

APPLY TO:

The Executive Secretary,
East African Kiswahili Commission
Maisara Street
P.O. Box 600
Zanzibar, Tanzania
Email: katibumtendaji@kiswacom.org

EAST AFRICAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COMMISSION
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 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 socio-economic 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 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.

Job Title: DEPUTY EXECUTIVE SECRETARY – P5 (REF: EAC/EASTECO/HR/19-20/02)

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.

Academic Qualifications:
Deputy Executive Secretary(Head of Programs)

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.

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.

Age Limit:
The candidate must not be more than 55 years old.

Job Title: EXECUTIVE SECRETARY – D1 (REF: EAC/ EASTECO/ HR/19-20/01)

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.

Academic Qualifications:
Deputy Executive Secretary(Head of Programs)
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.

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.

Age Limit:
The candidate must not be more than 55 years old.

How to apply:
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 e-mail not later than, Tuesday, 3rd March 2020.

To: The Executive Secretary
EASTECO Secretariat
KIGALI, RWANDA
Email: recruitment@easteco.org

To be received not later than at 5PM East African Time.

All potential applicants are advised to visit the EAC and EASTECO websites: www.eac.int and www.easteco.ora 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.