East African Community (EAC) Job Placements – Information Technology Officer

Job Title:    Information Technology

Organisation: East
African Community (EAC)

Reports to:  Deputy
Executive Secretary (Finance and Administration)

Duty Station: Lake
Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC), Kisumu, Kenya

REF: EAC/HR/2020-21/29

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.

Job Summary:
The Information Technology Officer will mainly facilitate maintenance and
management of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Systems of the

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

direct and manage Information Technology Systems for the Commission;

implementation and training of Staff on the ICT;

Oversee the
updates of the Commission’s ICT systems and its security;

and manage the process of development, improvement and administration of LVBC
website and the LVB Resource Center;

appropriate training programmes, database security, back-ups, disaster recovery
procedures and database standards;

installation of new hardware and software to minimize impact;

any other duties as may be assigned by Management.

Qualifications and Experience:

applicant for the East African Community (EAC) Information Technology Officer
job must hold a Bachelors’ degree in Information Technology Systems, Computer
Science, Systems/Computer Engineering or equivalent; Post graduate Diploma in
ICT plus a certification in any of the related field will be an added

of 5 years’ relevant experience in the field of ICT.

and Competencies: Communication, troubleshooting, analytical, networking, and
report writing skills;

computer analytical skills;

communication and report writing skills; ability handle basic IT
trouble-shooting activities.

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.

For more of the
latest jobs, please visit https://www.theugandanjobline.com or
find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *