Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Job Opportunity at The East African Community, Office Attendant

New Job at The East African Community, Office Attendant | Deadline: 08th April, 2019

The East African Community 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 Uganda, and the Republic of South Sudan, 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 the United Republic of Tanzania to apply for the following position tenable at East African Community-Secretariat.

Job Title: OFFICE ATTENDANT (REF: EAC/HR/2019-18/06)
Grade: G1
Institution: East African Competition Authority (EACA)
Department: Mergers and Acquisition
Reports to: Deputy Registrar

Main Purpose of the Job:

  • To provide efficient office support services and run errands for the East African Competition Authority.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Undertake mail delivery and collection, message delivery, and payment of bills as may be assigned;
  • Provide support service within the office such as photocopying, binding and franking;
  • Undertake record management duties including filing;
  • Perform simple administrative duties including follow-up on finance and procurement issues;
  • Perform office cleaning duties;
  • Prepare and ensure office refreshments are served to staff & visitors as per office schedules;
  • Provide timely delivery and collection services of documents;
  • Promote a positive corporate culture and image of the Community; and
  • Any other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications and Experience:
An Advanced Level Certificate (Secondary Education) and about five years’ experience in a similar position in a busy organization. Any other training higher than secondary school education will be an added advantage.

Skills and Competencies:
Good interpersonal skills, public relations, customer care skills, basic computer knowledge and able to communicate in English.

Eligibility for applications:
Only applicants from the United Republic of Tanzania are eligible to apply for the position of Office Assistant.

Terms and Conditions of Service:
The above position is tenable for a contract of six (6) months.

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 8th April, 2019.
The Secretary General
East African Community
P. O. Box 1096
Arusha – Tanzania.
Tel: +255 27 2162100
Fax: +255 27 2162190
Website :

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 certified 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.
Please note that EAC does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process. The only source of information for the above positions is on the link: The EAC declines the responsibility for the information gotten from other websites. All invitations for interviews will be done in writing