East African Community EAC Job Opportunities – Police Liaison Officer

Job Title:    Police Liaison Officer

Organisation: East
African Community (EAC)

Reports to:  Deputy
Secretary General (Political Federation)

Duty Station: Arusha,

REF: EAC/HR/2020-21/02

NB: Open
to Ugandan Nationals

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, 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. 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 .

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

and enhance liaison between Partner States’ Police Forces/Services and EAC

the use of INTERPOL Tools and Services in the fight against cross border and
transnational crime.

the implementation of EAPCCO resolutions in liaison with Interpol Regional
Bureau Nairobi through the EAC Policy Organs

monitor implementation of and follow-up on resolutions, decisions, directives
and recommendations of EAC Police Chiefs meetings.

records of activities of co-operation on crime and security matters among EAC
Police Forces/Services as means to strengthen support for each other

good policing practices within the Partner States and other RECs for
consideration of adoption by EAC Police Services / Forces.

implementation cooperation arrangements within the sub sector.

establishment of a regional crime database

establishment of an internet based information sharing system

other duties as may be assigned by the Police chiefs

Qualifications and Experience:

applicant for the East African Community (EAC) Police Liaison Officer job must
hold a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University. A Master’s degree will
be an added advantage.

candidate must be a serving Police Officer at the rank of Assistant
Commissioner or equivalent and above

years’ professional experience with 8 at senior level.

with a Regional or International Organization in similar capacity will be an
added advantage.

in writing and use of Computer packages

Communication, public relations and negotiation skills

of the Treaty for the Establishment of the EAC, its decision making structures
and processes

understanding of the EAC mandate on Peace and Security issues and interface
with other regional organizations

below 55 years

Eligibility for applications: Applicants from all EAC Partner States are eligible to apply for
the above position.

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:

All interested
candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above
mentioned position are advised to :

  • Fill in the application form attached (download from here);
  • attach their application letter, a
    detailed CV, Copies of certified academic certificates, and a copy of
    National Identity Card or Passport in PDF format scanned in one
    (1) file.
  • 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.

Please note:

You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not

Applications which do not :

    • have EAC application form;
    • indicate nationality and age;
    • have 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 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.

A due diligence will
be conducted for all successful candidates in respect of their academic
certificates (certification by a recognized higher education body in the
respective Partner States) and employment records .

The Secretary General

East African Community

P. o Box 1096

Arusha – Tanzania.

Tel: +255 27 2162100

Fax: +255 27 2162190

E-mail: vacancies@eachq.org

Deadline: Friday, 21st August 2020.

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