The East African Community is a regional intergovernmental organisation comprising the Republic of Burundi, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, the United Republic of Tanzania, 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 a highly motivated and result-driven professional who is a citizen of East African Community Partner States (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda) to apply for the following position tenable at East African Community - Secretariat:
Organ / Institution: The Secretariat
Duty Station: Arusha, Tanzania
Job Grade: P3
Job reports to: Secretary General
To efficiently and effectively manage the process of resource mobilization for the Community
Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinate efforts of all sectors for resource mobilization;
Develop strategies and plans for mobilizing national and international financial resources for the programmes of the Community;
Assist in preparing project proposals for funding;
Act as focal point for all fund-raising efforts of the organs of the Community;
Ensure timely financial reports are prepared and submitted to Development Partners and other stakeholders;
Establish a databank of potential funding partners and follow upon submitted proposals with relevant Development Partners;
Coordinate exchange of relevant information and harmonizing process of fund-raising efforts of stakeholders;
Evaluate and prepare consolidated Annual Reports on implementation of projects and programmes using development partners’ funds;
Prepare periodic progress reports on resource utilization against plans of Directorates and Departments; and
Promote a positive corporate culture and image of the EAC.
Qualifications and Experience:
Masters Degree in Economics, Business Administration, Business Management or an equivalent degree from a recognised University/Institution.
Minimum of 10 years relevant experience with five (5) years of which should be at Senior level with specific emphasis on resource mobilisation and donor funding procedures.
Skills and Competencies:
Analytical skills, negotiation skills, networking skills, management skills, project planning and development skills, tactful, computer skills, research skills, report writing skills, mobilization skills and coordination skills.
Education Qualifications and Relevant Working Experience:
All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognized by the relevant national accreditation body in their respective Partner State. This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained qualifications.
All professions that require registration with the specific professional bodies will be expected to do so in compliance with the requirements of their respective Partner States.
Relevant Work Experience:
Internship, training and apprenticeship will not be considered as relevant work experience.
Applicants from all five (5) Partner States are eligible to apply for this position.
Terms and Conditions of Service:
The above position is tenable for a contract of five (5) years renewable once and is subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.
This post offers attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.
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:
Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned position are advised to send their applications, detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates, names and contact details of three (3) referees, and a copy of National Identity Card, Birth Certificate or Passport showing the date of birth.
Please quote the respective reference number on both the application letter and the envelope. For electronic submissions, please quote the respective reference number on the subject of the email and forward to the address given below.
Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than Monday 15th August 2016, 17:00Hrs.
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; an application letter attached; have certified copies of their academic degrees and other professional Certificates; or fail to provide three referees shall be disqualified.
Only qualified candidates will be contacted
EAC Staff Rules and Regulations prevent consideration 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 shall be done in writing
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