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EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY

Applications are invited from suitably qualified citizens of East Africa for the following position tenable at the East African Court of Justice:

PERSONAL ASSISTANT
(REF: EAC/HR/2012/037) GRADE: OFFICE: REPORTS TO: P2 Office of the Judge President The Registrar/EACJ

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB: To perform a variety of administrative and professional duties related to the Office of the Judge President

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Work as Personal Assistant to the Judge President Initiate the planning, organization and performance of work for the Judge President Undertake targeted research and gather information in order to facilitate the Office of the Judge Presidents decision making process Prepare reports and make recommendations to the Judge President for follow up action Manage, understand and develop procedures to facilitate proper reporting of all the necessary information to the Judge President Respond to queries particularly directed to the Office of the Judge President In liaison with the Registrar, prepare and distribute documentation for official missions and meetings of the Judge President In liaison with the Registrar, arrange for briefs and reports concerning activities of the Office of the Judge President 1

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Establish an effective monitoring, evaluation and reporting system for the Office of the Judge President.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: A Masters Degree in Public Administration, Social Sciences, Political Science, Law or equivalent qualification from a recognised University. 8 years of relevant experience. Knowledge of Court operations is essential.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Good computer skills, must be up to date with current issues, good intelligence with all around knowledge mostly in customer services, public relations, accounting, and management, should be able to multi-task and be able to work under stressful situations, good research skills, good report writing skills, M&E skills, planning skills, should have determination to complete tasks at hand within a timely manner, not only having to know where every thing stands but also making sure that it all keeps moving smoothly, must be able to lead and should be a good communicator. TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE All post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory performance and mandatory retirement age of 60 years. The above position is also subject to the application of the EAC Quota System. In line with the provisions of the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations, Candidates whose age will be 55 years at the time of appointment will not be eligible.

FRINGE BENEFITS All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover. For more information, visit our website: www.eac.int; HOW TO APPLY Interested candidates should submit their applications by registered mail, courier service, e-mail or dispatch together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of both academic and professional certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees, and day time telephone contact to: 2

The Secretary General East African Community P. O. Box 1096 Arusha - Tanzania. Fax No: +255 27 2504255/ +255 27 2050281 E-mail: vacancies@eachq.org To be received not later than Thursday 06th March 2014, 1700Hrs local time. Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet its requirements.