East African Court of Justice (EACJ) Personal Assistant Job in Arusha Tanzania

Applications are invited from suitably qualified citizens of East Africa for the following re-advertised position tenable at the East African Court of Justice (EACJ) based in Arusha, Tanzania.

Personal Assistant
Ref: EAC/HR/2012/037
Grade: P2
Office: Office of the Judge President
Report to: 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:
  • 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 President’s 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
  • Establish an effective monitoring, evaluation and reporting system for the Office of the Judge President; and
  • Promote initiatives that enhance good corporate culture and image of the EAC/EACJ.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • A Masters Degree in Public Administration, Social Sciences, Political Science, Law or a related field. 
  • 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

The post is tenable on a five (5) year contract term renewable upon satisfactory performance and is subject to the application of the Quota System in recruitment.
Fringe Benefits
The post offers attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover. 
For more information, visit our website: http//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:
The Secretary General
East African Community
P. O Box 1096
Arusha – Tanzania.
Fax No: 007 27 2502455/2504481
E-mail: vacancies@eachq.org;
To be received not later than Monday, 20th August 2012.
Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. 
Applicants who had responded to an earlier advert with a closing date of 15th June 2012 are advised to re-apply. 
Any inconveniences caused are highly regretted.
The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet its requirements.

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