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The East African Business Council through our Client Deloitte Consulting is seeking to fill three Senior Management Positions as follows:-

A. Executive Director : ED/06/2015 to be based at the EABC Offices in Arusha, Tanzania.
B. Policy and Advocacy Manager : PAM/06/2015
C. Finance and Administration Manager : FAM/06/2015

The East African Business Council (EABC) is the umbrella body of the business community in the East African Community (EAC) region. A membership organisation bringing together the widest cross section of the private sector from the region, EABC’s members currently number 165 and include national private sector umbrella bodies, manufacturers, employers, bankers, insurance and transporters associations, chambers of commerce, corporate, medium and small enterprises. EABC’s mission is to represent and promote the interests of the EAC business community; provide value added services that create new business opportunities, enhance global competitiveness of EAC businesses, and actively influence government policies to improve the business environment.


The East African Business Council through our Client Deloitte Consulting is seeking to fill three Senior Management Positions as follows:-

A. Executive Director : ED/06/2015 to be based at the EABC Offices in Arusha, Tanzania.
B. Policy and Advocacy Manager : PAM/06/2015
C. Finance and Administration Manager : FAM/06/2015

These roles are on a three year renewable contract based on performance.
If you have the relevant qualifications and experience please email a cover letter and your CV quoting the reference number of the job you are applying for in the subject line of your email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on or before 28th June 2015 addressed to:-

The Director
Executive Selection Division
Deloitte Consulting Limited
Email :This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.;
Nairobi Kenya.

For further details please download the detailed job descriptions.

The East African Women in Business Platform (EAWiBP) is a forum that brings together businesswomen from across the East African Community (EAC). Its membership and Steering Committee
comprises of; national apex bodies/ associations/ networks of business-women (including associations of women formal and informal cross-border traders); professional women associations; and civil
society organisations working to promote business-women and women’s socio-economic advancement. Drawing its mandate from the Treaty for the Establishment of the East African Community,
particularly under Article 121 and 122, the EAWiBP is inspired by its vision of becoming “A Women’s Centre of Excellence for Intra and Extra-EAC Trade”. Its mission is; “Position and Catalyze
the Participation of Women in the EAC’s Integration Process” The platform pursues the following strategic objectives and results;
1. Increased effective participation of women in business in the EAC integration processes.
2. Improved economic contribution of women in business in the EAC Partner States.
3. Increased progression of women-owned enterprises in the EAC from informal to formal status.
The Platform’s key beneficiaries are; national women business and professional associations and their members, cross border traders (including informal traders), small holder farmers and their
associations, women-owned/run Micro, Small and Medium sized Entrepreneurs (MSMEs) and large enterprises; and their national associations. EAWiBP has positioned itself as a women’s Regional Platform and now aims to build on its achievements by recruiting a Communication and Membership Intern.

Applicants should submit their application, clearly indicating how they meet the requirements of the position, plus a detailed CV, stating their current position, remuneration, email and telephone contacts
and 3 references. Your application should be sent via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; to reach EABC by 21st August, 2017.

For more information see the Terms of Reference below

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BACKGROUND

The East African Business Council (EABC) is the umbrella organization of the private sector in East Africa. Established in 1997, to foster the interests of the Private Sector in the integration process of the East African Community. EABC works closely with the East African Community (EAC) Secretariat, East African Legislative Assembly, governments, regional economic communities, multilateral groups and the business community to facilitate private sector participation in the EAC integration process.

EABC Membership is drawn from the six East African Partner States and is open to all national and regional associations as well as Corporates with interest in the EAC integration process or/and operations in the region. The Membership cuts across all business sectors and includes Corporates, the National Private Sector Apex Bodies; National Manufacturers’ Associations; National Chambers of Commerce, Employer’s Associations; National Women Associations, Transporters Associations, National Bankers Associations, Employers’ Associations and various Regional Associations among others.

The Program officer will be in charge of the project called “Creating Perspective: Business for Development, East Africa”. This project is a joint Initiative by German Industry and the Federal German Ministry for Cooperation and Development (BMZ). The program pursues to increase productivity, competitiveness, and innovation in primarily small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in countries of the East African Community (EAC) through private sector develop-ment. This program is funded by GIZ and implemented in collaboration with the Federation of German Industries (BDI), EAC Secretariat, EABC and its Nation focal points. Main implementing countries of the program will be Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda with some activities in Rwanda.

To be located at EABC Headquarter in Arusha, Tanzania, EABC would like to recruit a Program officer who will be crucial in ensuring successful implementation of the Project. The position is fully funded by GIZ.

Job Description

Tasks

- Building up a knowledge and contact platform/database for SMEs at EABC
- Steering of SME activities of EABC such as meetings, workshops, conferences, publications,
- Identification of key bottlenecks affecting SME development and channeling to EABC for incorporation into policy agenda.
- Liaison to the GIZ-BDI project „Creating Perspectives“ aiming at scaling up SMEs from the EAC and bringing them in contact with German companies
- Accompanying and attendance of trainings and workshops organized by the project
- Assuring that content of trainings and learnings from the project are fed into EABC knowledge platform for SMEs and made available for all members.
- Identification of priority policy concerns or bottlenecks for channeling through the policy making processes at the EAC level.
- Linking the EABC SME program to other beneficial programs for SMEs in the regional and beyond and maintaining close partnerships with key stakeholders eg the EAC Secretariat.

Profile

- At least three years of working experience with some exposure to the EAC region
- Academic background in economics, business, political science any other relevant field is required
- Working experience in the private sector f.i. SMEs and/or consulting
- Communication and Networking: Ability to speaks and write clearly and in a persuasive and compelling manner.
- Planning and Organization: Developing clear goals that are consistent with agreed organizational objectives; identifying priority activities and assignments; and is conscientious and efficient in meetings,
      observing deadlines and achieving results
- Teamwork: Working collaboratively with colleagues to achieve project and organizational goals
- Ability to work in a multicultural environment with diverse groups of stakeholders
- Sound knowledge of the EAC region
- Interest in SME topics and regional EAC policies
- Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) are required
- Fluent in English, knowledge of Swahili or German are an advantage

HOW TO APPLY

Applicants should submit their application, clearly indicating how they meet the requirements of the position, plus a detailed CV, stating their current position, remuneration, email and telephone contacts and 3 references.

Your application should be sent via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reach EABC by 25th May 2018. Only applicants who fully meet the selection criteria and are being considered for interview will be contacted.

EABC is an equal opportunity employer. Recruitment is done on merit and with no regard to one’s, age, colour, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or impairment, race or creed.

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