Deputy Clerk Finance and Administration – East Africa Community

The East African Community is a regional intergovernmental organization
comprising the Republic of Burundi, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic
of Rwanda, the Republic of South Sudan, 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 highly motivated and result-driven
professionals who are citizens of East African Community Partner States
of Burundi and South Sudan to apply for the following position tenable
at the East African Legislative Assembly.

*Organ / Institution: *The East African Legislative Assembly
*Duty Station: *Arusha, Tanzania
*Job Grade: *P4
*Job reports to: *Clerk

Job Purpose:
To be responsible for the coordination and facilitation of the processes
that promote better utilization of the Assembly’s human and financial
resources in accordance with the provisions of the relevant Staff and
Financial Rules and Regulations and other decisions and directives
issued from time to time by the Assembly, the EALA Commission, the
Council and the Clerk.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Coordinate implementation of policies and programmes related to
finance, human resources, information management and administrative
2. Prepare draft budget estimates in respect of each Financial Year in
accordance with budgetary guidelines and decisions of the Assembly
for consideration of the Assembly’s top management;
3. Plan, organize, execute and control the day-to-day financial
management function of the Assembly, overseeing the cash flow and
cash position of the Assembly and making appropriate recommendations
to the top management and advising on appropriate investments;
4. Enforce compliance to the relevant Staff and Financial Rules and
Regulations and the established policies and procedures relating to
staff and financial matters;
5. Provide managerial support and technical advice related to the
sectors and staff under your supervision;
6. Liaise with Staff to develop specific, measureable, accurate,
realistic and time bound (SMART) performance indicators, monitor and
evaluate individual Staff performance and ensure that the Assembly’s
performance evaluation/appraisal and feedback process is applied to
all staff of the Assembly;
7. Identify policy gaps, initiate and facilitate research and studies
in priority programme areas for the sectors under your supervision;
8. Coordinate Implementation of the relevant Assembly/Council decisions
and consolidate progress and annual reports on status of
implementation of the said Assembly/Council decisions/directives;
9. Coordinate preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual and other
periodic reports such as budget performance status reports, advances
and monthly accounts;
10. Participate in the meetings of the F&A and other relevant Committees
of Council as well as the Assembly’s committees on General Purpose
and Accounts;
11. Facilitate the meetings of the EALA Commission whenever required;
12. Monitor the Assembly’s budget performance and make appropriate
recommendations to the top management;
13. Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the management from
time to time.

Qualifications and Experience:
Master’s Degree in Finance, Business/Public Administration/Management or
related discipline from a recognized University.
Minimum of ten (10) years working experience in Public Management
particularly in Finance and Human Resource and administration sector of
which 5 years’ must have been at a level not less than that of a
Principal Officer . Knowledge and experience of the workings of
Parliament will be an added advantage.

Skills and Competencies:
Excellent organizational skills, ability to work under pressure to meet
tight deadlines, ability to multi-task and work in teams, excellent oral
and written communication skills, confident and able to work with the
highest level of decorum and own initiative, ability to anticipate needs
of the Assembly with utmost priority in mind, and excellent computer and
management skills.

Considering the current status of quota points per Partner State under
East African Legislative Assembly, only Applicants from the Republic of
Burundi, and Republic of South Sudan are eligible to apply for the
Position of Deputy Registrar Finance & Administration under EALA .

Terms and Conditions of Service:
The position of Deputy Clerk Finance and Administration is tenable for a
contract of five (5) years renewable once.

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:
Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience
requirements for the above mentioned positions are advised to send 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 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.
Applications should be submitted to the address below not later
than *Friday, 21 July 2017.

Please note:*

1. You may submit your application either electronically or in hard
copy but not both.
2. Applications which do not: indicate nationality and age; 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.
3. Only qualified candidates will be contacted
4. 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
*The Secretary General
East African Community
P. o Box 1096
Arusha – Tanzania.
Tel: +255 27 2162100
Fax: +255 27 2162190
Website :

Application Deadline:
Friday, 21 July 2017 – 5:00pm

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