The East African Business Council (EABC) is the apex advocacy body of Private Sector associations and Corporates from the 6 East African Community Partner States. It was established in 1997 to foster the interests of the Private Sector in the integration process of the East African Community.


The EABC has observer status in organs and activities of the East African Community (EAC)

and is the focal point for private sector engagement with the EAC.


In line with its vision of a  Borderless East Africa for Business and Investment, the EABC is repositioning as the voice and advocacy platform for the private sector in East Africa. This initiative involves rebranding and design of EABC Emblem/logo and coming up with a progressive EABC Emblem / Logo.


The new Emblem should communicate the vision, values of EABC, the importance of the private sector as the engine of economic growth in the EAC and the private sector led EAC regional integration process. (For more information see Annex I: About East African Business Council)




The consultant will work in partnership with EABC CEO and assigned staff to undertake the following:


  • Coming up with EABC emblem /logo with a unique identifier.
  • Coming up with visual identity symbols such as EABC flag.
  • Updating EABC Brand Architecture for logos including the High-Level East African Business and Investment Summit.
  • Benchmarking the visual brand architecture with other international business associations.
  • Updating the EABC Brand Guide / Book.





The consultant is expected to deliver the following:


  • EABC emblem /logo.
  • Visual identity symbols such as EABC flag.
  • Updated EABC Brand Architecture logos: for example the High-Level East African Business and Investment Summit logo.
  • Updated EABC Brand Guide / Book.
  • Plan to launch the EABC Emblem/logo




A suitable candidate should meet the following qualifications and competencies:


  1. Academic and Professional Experience: Knowledge and qualification in any of the following fields Graphic Design, Mass Communication, or any other relevant field is required.
  2. Creativity
  3. Work Experience: The consultant must have a proven track record in related assignments and the capacity to carry out the assignment within the determined timeframe.
  4. Languages: Fluency in oral and written English is required as it is the main EAC working language. Good working knowledge of French and Kiswahili will be an added advantage.
  5. Nationality: The opportunity is only open nationals of any of the EAC Partner States, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda and South Sudan.




Send concept design and proposals to EABC Secretariat Mafao House, 9th Floor, Old Moshi Road, and P.O. Box 2617, Arusha, Tanzania, or to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and copy This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. clearly marked “Consultancy to redesign  EABC Emblem / Logo”.


The proposal should include current curriculum vitae, concept design, work plan and a financial proposal. Applications close on (31st  March 2020) at (5.00 p.m). 




A committee comprising of EABC Secretariat and design experts will judge the concepts submitted. The top 3 designers of the shortlisted concepts will be invited to make formal presentations to the review panel. The final decision will be announced following approval by EABC Board of Directors.


All artwork must be original and all rights to the designs selected shall be finally vested to EABC upon receipt of payment.






Amount to be paid

Upon submission of the expected deliverables

100% of the total amount



EABC is an equal opportunity employer thus recruitment is on merit and with no regard to one’s, colour, gender, marital status, disability or impairment, race or creed. Canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.