Principal Civil Engineer Employment Opportunity – East African Community (EAC)

Job Title:         Principal Civil Engineer
Organisation: East
African Community (EAC)
Duty Station: Arusha,
Reports to: Director
REF: EAC/HR/2017-18/01
About US:
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, 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.
Job Summary: The Principal
Civil Engineer will coordinate Implementation of Policies, Strategies, Projects
and Programmes in the Roads and Railways sub-sector.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate the development of
    appropriate programmes and projects in the sub-sectors;
  • Coordinate harmonization of laws and
    regulations relating to Road and Railway transport in the region;
  • Develop proposals for funding relating
    to Roads and Railways sub-sector;
  • Coordinate implementation of Council
    decisions in the sub-sectors;
  • Coordinate the implementation of the
    Funded Projects in the sub-sectors.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a Master’s
    degree in Civil engineering and must be a Registered Engineer with a
    recognized Engineers’ Registration Body;
  • Ten years of relevant experience in the
    roads and railway sector specifically in the areas of project design,
    management and construction with 5 years at senior level.
  • Proficiency in computer applications and
    good Analytical skills;
  • Negotiation skills;
  • Good communication, project proposal and
    report writing skills.
  • Age: Below 55 years.
Job Benefits: The
established posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance,
transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested Ugandan candidates 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.
  • Please 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.
The Secretary General,
East African Community,
P. o Box 1096 Arusha –
E-mail to:
Deadline: 25th April 2018
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