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1.0 ABOUT EABC   Download Advert National Liaison Officer  Tanzania The East African Business Council (EABC) is the apex advocacy body of Private Sector Associations and Corporates from the seven (7) East African Community (EAC) Partner States (Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda). It was established in 1997 to foster the interest of the private sector interests in the EAC integration process. EABC’s vision is borderless East Africa for business and investment with primary mission of promoting sustainable private sector- driven growth. EABC has Observer Status at the EAC level which offers an authentic avenue for advocating for private sector interests in the EAC integration agenda with a view of promoting a conducive business environment in the region. 2.0 SCOPE OF WORK                                                                                                                   The National Liaison Officer (NLO) will focus for all Members related matters in the Partner State. As a consequence, the duties of the NLO will encompass much more than administrative processes. They cover Recruiting and maintaining members, resource mobilization, leadership, strategic thinking, operational supervision management, coordination and relationship building with EABC key stakeholders: 2.1       KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES                                                                         Prepare list of prospective companies to join EABC membership Recruit new members for EABC at least seven (7) per quarter which at the end of the contract will be Fourteen (14) Generate minimum of 30,000 USD per Six months.
  • Follow up to collect membership subscription fees at national level and report to EABC;
  • Keep in constant touch with EABC members and collect key issues affecting members and submit a report to EABC;
  • Conduct interviews with members who withdraw from EABC and provide a report to the Executive
  • Provide a weekly report to EABC for the weekly membership briefing. The report should be submitted by
  • Thursday of every week and show the members visited, activities carried out, key issues identified and new
  • contacts if there is a change in key contact person within the organization Deliver EABC documents (letters, magazines, invoices etc.) to EABC members and stakeholders;
  • Market EABC resource mobilization activities and initiatives at the EAC Partner States level. Includes sourcing for adverts for the East African Business Agenda and sponsorship for EABC events regionally;
  • Support preparations for EABC meetings at national level
  • Attend EABC meetings organized at Partner States Level;Represent EABC in some meetings upon the request of EABC secretariat and provide a report three days after the Maintain records of all activities conducted at national level
  • Support the EABC Ambassadors in Membership
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Executive Director from time to time
2.2 OFFICE STATION Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF), Private Sector House,TPSF House, Plot No. 1288,Mwaya Road, Dar es Salaam, P.O.Box: 11313, Dar es Salaam, & EABC Head Quarters in Arusha, Tanzania when needed. 3.0     TIMELINE                                                                                                                             The assignment should take a total of 6 months renewable subject to satisfactory performance and availability of fund. 4.0     REPORTING                                                                                                                        The National Liaison Officer will report to the Membership Manager and EABC Executive Director. 5.0       QUALIFICATIONS                                                                                                               A suitable candidate should hold the following qualifications and key competencies: Education Qualification: Minimum Bachelor degree in Marketing, Business Administration, Economics or any the relevant field from a recognized Institution of Higher Learning; Work Experience: Minimum of 3 years of experience in management and leadership with evidence of working and succeeding in complex public, private, and regional integration settings Communication and Networking: Ability to speak and write clearly and in a persuasive and compelling manner. Additionally, one must be able to identify key members and other EABC key stakeholders; seek their views, correctly interpret their messages and respond Teamwork: Working collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organisational goals and ability to work in a multinational environment with diverse groups of 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 Additional Skills: Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Email, analytical tools/software for data analysis, experience in working with internet searches, online databases, and data retrieval) are Nationality: The position is only open to nationals and residents of 6.0   APPLICATION PROCESS                                                                                                   Applicants should submit attach their application letter, a detailed CV shows telephone contacts and three referees, Copies of certified academic certificates , and a copy of National Identity Card or Passport in PDF format scanned in one (1) file. The applications should be sent via email to procurement@eabc-online.com to copy admin@eabc-online.com please quote “National Liaison Officer Tanzania” in the subject of the email and send to the address given below. by 26th  December, 2023. The Executive Director / CEO East African Business Council (EABC) Ninth Floor, Mafao House, Old Moshi Road P. O. Box 2617 Arusha, Tanzania Only applicants who meet the selection criteria are shortlisted will be contacted.EABC is an equal opportunity employer thus recruitment is on merit and with no regard to one’s age, colour, gender, marital status, disability or impairment, race or creed. Hence, canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

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1.0 ABOUT EABC The East African Business Council (EABC) is the apex advocacy body of Private Sector Associations and Corporates from the seven (7) East African Community (EAC) Partner States (Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda). It was established in 1997 to foster the interest of the private sector interests in the EAC integration process. EABC’s vision is borderless East Africa for business and investment with primary mission of promoting sustainable private sector- driven growth. EABC has Observer Status at the EAC level which offers an authentic avenue for advocating for private sector interests in the EAC integration agenda with a view of promoting a conducive business environment in the region. Download  Communications and Media Assistant Consultant  2.1 SCOPE OF WORK The EABC, Communication & Media Assistant shall report to the Public Relation & Communication consultant and work closely with EABC Departments, national focal points, sector associations and development partners in all the EAC Partner States. 2.2 KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Familiarize with her/himself with EABC Programme and ensure adequate coverage of private sector issues and gains across all media channels/mediums. 2. Draft and finalize communications material including: press releases, event/video scripts, social media posts and collateral, briefing notes, event brochures, concept notes and other material 3. Provide interpretation during meetings, media interviews, EABC events, webnars and translation of documents - pitch decks for donors and sponsors 4. Update EABC social media content development and messaging 5. Regularly liaise and consult with EABC CEO, Communications Officer and Policy Experts on Activities that need to be escalated in the media 6. Prepare weekly impact stories and opinion pieces on advocacy issues and successes 7. Produce French language communications material 8. Prepare media engagement plan 9. Prepare annual report 10. Prepare weekly newsletter 11. Prepare press release following meetings and events 12. Organize EABC news editor’s roundtable meetings. 13. Support EABC media outreach to Francophone journalists 14. Draft French language social media collateral including social media cards, posts and video scripts 15. Maintain contact database of media 16. Support design of communications materials from EABC National Membership Liaison Officers and Policy Department 17. Any other related duties assigned by the Executive Director or the Communications Officer. The selected applicant will be based in Arusha Tanzania and this job will involve frequent travel to all EAC Partner States. 3.0 REPORTING The Communication & Media Assistant will report to the EABC Public Relation & Communication Consultant. 4.0 QUALIFICATIONS A suitable candidate should hold the following qualifications and key competencies: a) Education Qualification: Degree in Mass Communication / Journalism or any other related field. b) Work Experience: Minimum of 2 years of experience in Communication and Media area c) Communication and Networking: Proven ability to translate and interpret from French to English and English to French, knowledge of Kiswahili will be added advantage. d) Teamwork: Working collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals and ability to work in a multinational environment with diverse groups of stakeholders. e) 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 advantage. f) Additional Skills: Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Email, analytical tools/software for data analysis, experience in working with internet searches, online databases, and data retrieval) are required. g) Nationality: The position is only open to nationals and residents of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, South Sudan & Democratic Republic of Congo.   5.0 KEY DELIVERABLES • Weekly report of activities undertaken respective documents 7.0 EXPECTED OUTCOMES • Improved EABC visibility and publicity in mainstream and socials media platforms • Translated of EABC documents from English to French 8.0 APPLICATION PROCESS Applicants should submit attach their application letter, a detailed CV shows telephone contacts and three referees, Copies of certified academic certificates , and a copy of National Identity Card or Passport in PDF format scanned in one (1) file. The applications should be sent via email to procurement@eabc-online.com to copy admin@eabc-online.com please quote “COMMUNICATION & MEDIA ASSISTANT” in the subject of the email and send to the address given below. by 2nd August 2023. The Executive Director / CEO East African Business Council (EABC) Ninth Floor, Mafao House, Old Moshi Road P. O. Box 2617 Arusha, Tanzania Only applicants who meet the selection criteria are shortlisted will be contacted. EABC is an equal opportunity employer thus recruitment is on merit and with no regard to one’s age, colour, gender, marital status, disability or impairment, race or creed. Hence, canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

1.0 ABOUT EABC The East African Business Council (EABC) is […]

Posted 12 months ago
ADVERTISEMENT CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER Download Advert   ABOUT EABC The East African Business Council (EABC) is the apex advocacy body of Private Sector Associations and Corporates from the seven (7) East African Community (EAC) Partner States (Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda). It was established in 1997 to foster the interest of the private sector interests in the EAC integration process. EABC’s vision is borderless East Africa for business and investment with primary mission of promoting sustainable private sector- driven growth. EABC has Observer Status at the EAC level which offers an authentic avenue for advocating for private sector interests in the EAC integration agenda with a view of promoting a conducive business environment in the region. 2.0 SCOPE OF WORK The EABC, Chief Operations Officer, will have the overall responsibility to develop and implement a comprehensive resource mobilization strategy aimed at increasing and diversifying the revenue base of the organization. She/he will be responsible to develop and implement a comprehensive business development plan that includes new and improved value adding services for members. The Chief Operations Officer, will directly report to the CEO/Executive Director and shall be responsible for the overall supervision of the operations department which among others include Finance, Administration and procurement: 2.1 KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Under the overall supervision of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), work with all relevant departments to ensure implementation of programme work under resource mobilization and Business Development Services 2. She/he will be responsible for the design and implementation of business operations, establishing and promoting of the organization culture and vision whilst overseeing the operations of the department. 3. Coordinate the development, implementation and monitoring of EABC resource mobilization and business development plans. 4. Develop a marketing plan and EABC catalogue of value adding and fee based products and services. 5. Develop projects and apply for grants, liaise with donors on grants as well as organize donor roundtables and other events that generates revenue to EABC 6. Ensure that the implementation of projects and services (including events) is well coordinated with other departments. 7. Take lead in organizing key EABC events such as the East African Business and Investment Summit (EABIS) and the Manufacturing and Business Summit. 8. Oversee operational systems, processes, and areas of improvement for the department. 9. Initiate capacity building activities for staff in the department to increase efficiency and professional service delivery. 10. Working closely with the CEO to improve the revenue base of the organization through value proposition and engagements 11. Plays a significant role in long-term planning of EABC projects, and their execution. 12. Works closely with management team to ensure all business development and resource mobilization functions within the organization are being properly executed. 13. Other duties as maybe assigned by the CEO from time to time. The selected applicant will be based in Arusha Tanzania and this job will involve frequent travel to all EAC partner states. 3.0 REPORTING The Chief Operation Officer will report to the EABC Executive Director. 4.0 QUALIFICATIONS A suitable candidate should hold the following qualifications and key competencies: a) Education Qualification: Minimum Masters in Finance, Business Administration or Economics with a very rich and vast experience in developing and implementing Fundraising strategies; b) Work Experience: Minimum of 8 years of experience of fundraising experience • Previous experience in sales or marketing and financial management is also acceptable. • Sound knowledge and experience of the private sector led organizations in the EAC region is a prerequisite • Experience of managing oneself and others to deliver financial targets, operational activities and objectives c) Communication and Networking: Fluent in English (verbal and written, knowledge of Swahili and French is an added advantage. d) Teamwork: Working collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals and ability to work in a multinational environment with diverse groups of stakeholders. e) 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 advantage. f) Additional Skills: Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Email, analytical tools/software for data analysis, experience in working with internet searches, online databases, and data retrieval) are required. g) Nationality: The position is only open to nationals and residents of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, South Sudan & Democratic Republic of Congo. 5.0 KEY DELIVERABLES The key deliverables include: • Annual work plan with supporting budget and monitoring plans • Actionable resource mobilization and business development strategies Monthly and annual narrative reports detailing the overall programmatic work; as per EABC and development partner reporting templates. 7.0 EXPECTED OUTCOMES • Increased revenue base for EABC to finance programme work • Improved collaboration between EABC and development Partners • Enhanced value-added services to EABC members • Increased revenue streams for the organization. 8.0 APPLICATION PROCESS Applicants should submit attach their application letter, a detailed CV shows telephone contacts and three referees, Copies of certified academic certificates , and a copy of National Identity Card or Passport in PDF format scanned in one (1) file. The applications should be sent via email to procurement@eabc-online.com to copy admin@eabc-online.com please quote “CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER” in the subject of the email and send to the address given below. by 25th July 2023. The Executive Director / CEO East African Business Council (EABC) Ninth Floor, Mafao House, Old Moshi Road P. O. Box 2617 Arusha, Tanzania Only applicants who meet the selection criteria are shortlisted will be contacted. EABC is an equal opportunity employer thus recruitment is on merit and with no regard to one’s age, colour, gender, marital status, disability or impairment, race or creed. Hence, canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.  

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ABOUT EABC

The East African Business Council (EABC) is the apex advocacy body of Private Sector Associations and Corporates from the seven (7) East African Community (EAC) Partner States (Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda). It was established in 1997 to foster the interest of the private sector interests in the EAC integration process. EABC’s vision is borderless East Africa for business and investment with primary mission of promoting sustainable private sector- driven growth. EABC has Observer Status at the EAC level which offers an authentic avenue for advocating for private sector interests in the EAC integration agenda with a view of promoting a conducive business environment in the region. Download Advert

2.0 SCOPE OF WORK

The National Liaison Consultant (NLC) will focus for all Members related matters in the Partner State. As a consequence, the duties of the NLC will encompass much more than administrative processes. They cover Recruiting and maintaining members, resource mobilization, leadership, strategic thinking, operational supervision management, coordination and relationship building with EABC key stakeholders: 2.1     KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. Prepare list of prospective companies to join EABC membership
  2. Recruit new members for EABC at least seven (7) per quarter which at the end of the contract will be twenty-eight (28) Members.
  3. Generate minimum of 30,000 USD within 6 months.
  4. Follow up to collect membership subscription fees at national level and report to EABC;
  5. Keep in constant touch with EABC members and collect key issues affecting members and submit a report to EABC;
  6. Conduct interviews with members who withdraw from EABC and provide a report to the Executive Director.
  7. Provide a weekly report to EABC for the weekly membership briefing. The report should be submitted by Thursday of every week and show the members visited, activities carried out, key issues identified and new contacts if there is a change in key contact person within the organization visited.
  8. Deliver EABC documents (letters, magazines, invoices etc.) to EABC members and stakeholders;
  9. Market EABC resource mobilization activities and initiatives at the EAC Partner States level. Includes sourcing for adverts for the East African Business Agenda and sponsorship for EABC events regionally;
  10. Support preparations for EABC meetings at national level
  11. Attend EABC meetings organized at Partner States Level;
  12. Represent EABC in some meetings upon the request of EABC secretariat and provide a report three days after the event.
  13. Maintain records of all activities conducted at national level for at least 2 years.
  14. Support the EABC Ambassadors in Membership recruitment.
  15. Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Executive Director from time to time

2.2         OFFICE STATION

Remotely and EABC Head Quarters in Arusha, Tanzania when needed.

3.0     TIMELINE

The assignment should take a total of 6 months renewable subject to satisfactory performance and availability of fund.

4.0     REPORTING

The National Liaison Consultant will report to the Membership Manager and EABC Executive Director.

5.0     QUALIFICATIONS

A suitable candidate should hold the following qualifications and key competencies:
  1. Education Qualification: Minimum Bachelor degree in Marketing, Business Administration, Economics or any the relevant field from a recognized Institution of Higher Learning;
  2. Work Experience: Minimum of 3 years of experience in management and leadership with evidence of working and succeeding in complex public, private, and regional integration settings
  3. Communication and Networking: Ability to speak and write clearly and in a persuasive and compelling manner. Additionally, one must be able to identify key members and other EABC key stakeholders; seek their views, correctly interpret their messages and respond
  4. Teamwork: Working collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organisational goals and ability to work in a multinational environment with diverse groups of
  5. 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
  6. Additional Skills: Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Email, analytical tools/software for data analysis, experience in working with internet searches, online databases, and data retrieval) are
  7. Nationality: The position is only open to nationals and residents of

6.0     APPLICATION PROCESS

Applicants should submit attach  their application letter,  a detailed CV shows telephone contacts and three referees, Copies of   certified academic certificates ,  and a copy of National Identity Card or Passport in PDF format scanned in one (1) file. The applications should be sent via email to procurement@eabc-online.com to copy admin@eabc-online.com please quote “National Liaison Consultant Uganda” in   the subject of the email and send to the address given below. by 20th May, 2023.  The Executive Director / CEO East African Business Council (EABC) Ninth Floor, Mafao House, Old Moshi Road PO. Box 2617 Arusha, Tanzania Only applicants who meet the selection criteria are shortlisted will be contacted. EABC is an equal opportunity employer thus recruitment is on merit and with no regard to one’s age, colour, gender, marital status, disability or impairment, race or creed. Hence, canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

ABOUT EABC The East African Business Council (EABC) is the […]

ABOUT EABC

The East African Business Council (EABC) is the apex advocacy body of Private Sector Associations and Corporates from the seven (7) East African Community (EAC) Partner States (Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda). It was established in 1997 to foster the interest of the private sector interests in the EAC integration process. EABC’s vision is borderless East Africa for business and investment with primary mission of promoting sustainable private sector- driven growth. EABC has Observer Status at the EAC level which offers an authentic avenue for advocating for private sector interests in the EAC integration agenda with a view of promoting a conducive business environment in the region. Download advert

2.0 SCOPE OF WORK

The National Liaison Consultant (NLC) will focus for all Members related matters in the Partner State. As a consequence, the duties of the NLC will encompass much more than administrative processes. They cover Recruiting and maintaining members, resource mobilization, leadership, strategic thinking, operational supervision management, coordination and relationship building with EABC key stakeholders:

2.1     KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Prepare list of prospective companies to join EABC membership
  2. Recruit new members for EABC at least seven (7) per quarter which at the end of the contract will be twenty-eight (28) Members.
  3. Generate minimum of 1,00000 USD within 6 months.
  4. Follow up to collect membership subscription fees at national level and report to EABC;
  5. Keep in constant touch with EABC members and collect key issues affecting members and submit a report to EABC;
  6. Conduct interviews with members who withdraw from EABC and provide a report to the Executive Director.
  7. Provide a weekly report to EABC for the weekly membership briefing. The report should be submitted by Thursday of every week and show the members visited, activities carried out, key issues identified and new contacts if there is a change in key contact person within the organization visited.
  8. Deliver EABC documents (letters, magazines, invoices etc.) to EABC members and stakeholders;
  9. Market EABC resource mobilization activities and initiatives at the EAC Partner States level. Includes sourcing for adverts for the East African Business Agenda and sponsorship for EABC events regionally;
  10. Support preparations for EABC meetings at national level
  11. Attend EABC meetings organized at Partner States Level;
  12. Represent EABC in some meetings upon the request of EABC secretariat and provide a report three days after the event.
  13. Maintain records of all activities conducted at national level for at least 2 years.
  14. Support the EABC Ambassadors in Membership recruitment.
  15. Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Executive Director from time to time

2.2         OFFICE STATION

Remotely and EABC Head Quarters in Arusha, Tanzania when needed.

3.0     TIMELINE

The assignment should take a total of 6 months renewable subject to satisfactory performance and availability of fund.

4.0     REPORTING

The National Liaison Consultant will report to the Membership Manager and EABC Executive Director.

5.0     QUALIFICATIONS

A suitable candidate should hold the following qualifications and key competencies:
  1. Education Qualification: Minimum Bachelor degree in Marketing, Business Administration, Economics or any the relevant field from a recognized Institution of Higher Learning;
  2. Work Experience: Minimum of 3 years of experience in management and leadership with evidence of working and succeeding in complex public, private, and regional integration settings
  3. Communication and Networking: Ability to speak and write clearly and in a persuasive and compelling manner. Additionally, one must be able to identify key members and other EABC key stakeholders; seek their views, correctly interpret their messages and respond
  4. Teamwork: Working collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals and ability to work in a multinational environment with diverse groups of
  5. 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
  6. Additional Skills: Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Email, analytical tools/software for data analysis, experience in working with internet searches, online databases, and data retrieval) are
  7. Nationality: The position is only open to nationals and residents of

6.0     APPLICATION PROCESS

Applicants should submit attach  their application letter,  a detailed CV shows telephone contacts and three referees, Copies of   certified academic certificates ,  and a copy of National Identity Card or Passport in PDF format scanned in one (1) file. The applications should be sent via email to procurement@eabc-online.com to copy admin@eabc-online.com please quote “National Liaison Consultant Kenya” in   the subject of the email and send to the address given below. by 20th May, 2023.  The Executive Director / CEO East African Business Council (EABC) Ninth Floor, Mafao House, Old Moshi Road PO. Box 2617 Arusha, Tanzania Only applicants who meet the selection criteria are shortlisted will be contacted. EABC is an equal opportunity employer thus recruitment is on merit and with no regard to one’s age, colour, gender, marital status, disability or impairment, race or creed. Hence, canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

ABOUT EABC The East African Business Council (EABC) is the […]

Full Time
Arusha, Tanzania
Posted 4 years ago

Background

The East African Business Council (EABC) established the East African Women in Business Platform (EAWiBP) in 2011.  The platform was officially launched in May 2012 by the East African Community (EAC) Secretary-General. Drawing its mandate from the Treaty for the Establishment of the East African Community, (and particularly Article 121 and 122, and the 4th EAC Development Strategy for 2011 to 2016, which outline the commitment of the EAC in enhancing women’s socio-economic status and their role in business).

As the pioneer EAC regional platform for women in business, EAWiBP brings together national apex bodies / associations / networks of businesswomen (including associations of women formal and informal cross-border traders); professional women associations; and regional civil society organizations’ working to promote businesswomen and women’s socio-economic advancement. EAWiBP continues to link and connect women entrepreneurs to markets opportunities, information, skills, capital and technology as well as influence policy reforms towards a favorable business environment that takes into consideration the needs and priorities of businesswomen especially access to resources (e.g. finance / credit) and access to opportunities (e.g. information on business / trade / investment opportunities). The Platform’s main two objectives are: Increased participation of women in intra-regional trade in EAC and Enabling environment for trade for women SMEs in the EAC.

General Responsibilities.

The activities will span from advocacy for gender and women in trade issues, trade facilitation and supporting the building of EAWIBPs institutional capacity. The assistant will support the Platform with fundraising and communication and ensuring that the organization takes advantage of the synergies that enhance the effectiveness of the Platform Programmes.

The assistant will work closely with diverse stakeholders to roll-out and implement specific activities in the annual work plan for the Platform in accordance with EAWiBP’s contractual obligations and internal policies and procedures under EABC. This includes ensuring quality reports for assigned projects are done on a timely basis meeting the necessary standard and responding to the integrated work plan.

Main Duties include:

  1. Support the Platform in the implementation of its advocacy agenda on the emerging gender/trade issues;
  2. Synthesize and publish key findings of EAWIBPs policy engagements
  3. Support all activities aimed at increasing access to market and trade-related services for targeted women SMEs and ensuring Women SMEs are equipped with knowledge and skills to engage in regional trade;
  4. Generation of the information displayed on the EAWiBP website;
  5. Represent EAWiBP in relevant external meetings/events
  6. Support EAWiBP in implementation and management of the project to ensure timely delivery of high-quality outputs;
  7. Mobilize resources for the platform’s programs and other relevant initiatives
  8. Ensure alignment in the activities conducted by the platform and EABC
  9. Mobilize the recruitment of EAWiBP members
  10. Manage all social media platforms and communication with EAWiBP members

Qualifications and Experience

A suitable candidate should hold the following qualifications and key competencies:

  1. Academic and Professional Experience: A bachelor’s degree from a recognized University in Economics, International Trade, Business Administration and or policy or any other relevant field is required.
  2. Work Experience:  A minimum of two (2) years’ experience in policy dialogue, research or policy analysis. Experience in policy dialogue for Business Membership Organisations; and knowledge of the private sector and regional integration would be critical assets.
  3. Policy Dialogue: Requisite skills to organize Public-Private Dialogue
  4. Communication and Networking: Ability to speak and write clearly and persuasively in a compelling manner.
  5. Teamwork: Working closely with line Senior Officers to achieve project and organizational goals and the ability to work in a multinational environment with diverse groups of stakeholders.
  6. 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 advantage.
  7. Additional Skills: Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Email, analytical tools/software for data analysis, experience in working with internet searches, online databases, and data retrieval) are required.

The Application Process

Applicants should submit a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae stating their current position, email, telephone contacts and three referees. All applications should be sent to:

The Executive Director / CEO

East African Business Council (EABC)

Ninth Floor, Mafao House, Old Moshi Road

P. O. Box 2617

Arusha, Tanzania.

Email: director@eabc-online.com with a copy to procurement@eabc-online.com   by 31st July 2020.

Background The East African Business Council (EABC) established the East […]