The East African Community (EAC) 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.
Article 5 of the EAC Treaty provides for gender equity, gender mainstreaming in all EAC Projects and Programmes, the enhancement of the role of women in cultural, social, political, economic and technological development.
The EAC has signed a financing agreement with African Development Bank with the purpose of providing a framework for cooperation in the implementation of the 50 Million African Women Speak (50 MWS) Platform Project. The EAC Secretariat has further entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with COMESA and ECOWAS as collaborating RECs to implement the 50 Million African Women Speak (50 MWS) Platform Project. EAC is recruiting staff for the Sub-Project Implementation Unit (SPIU).
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 tenable at East African Community-Secretariat:
Job Description: Project Coordinator
The Project Coordinator will have overall responsibility for planning, monitoring and controlling the 50MWS project. The Coordinator will have strong management, organizational and people skills.
Accountant/ Financial Manager
Job Description: Accountant/Financial Manager
The overall responsibility of the accountant is to perform efficient and effective financial administration and management of all funds of the 50Million African Speak (50MWS Platform Project and other related responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.
Job Description: Content Manager
he overall responsibility of the Content Manager is to control all 50MWS platform content initiatives, both internal and external, so as to drive engagement and retention of women entrepreneurs as well as to attract platform customers and sales. The Content Manager will have strong experience related to content optimization, brand consistency, segmentation and localization, analytics and meaningful measurement.
Job Description: Procurement Specialist
The overall responsibility of the procurement specialist is to implement a cost effective procurement management system including procurement plans in accordance with the EAC Secretariat and African Development Bank guidelines.