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Executive Secretary at EASTECO February, 2020 Job Description
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East African Science and Technology Commission (EASTECO) is an established Institution of the East African Community (EAC) whose member States are Republic of Rwanda, Republic of Kenya, Republic of Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of Burundi and Republic of South Sudan with its Headquarters in Kigali-Rwanda.

The core function of EASTECO is to promote and coordinate the development, management and application of Science and Technology to support regional integration and socio-economic development.

This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated and result-driven professionals who are citizens of East African Community Partner States. Citizens from Republics of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan and United Republic of Tanzania should apply for the position of Executive Secretary, while Citizens from the Republics of Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya and United Republic of Tanzania to apply for the Position of Deputy Executive Secretary (Head of Programs). Both Positions are tenable at the EASTECO Secretariat in Kigali and both positions are subject to application of EAC Quota System.




Terms and Conditions

The position of Executive Secretary is tenable for a contract of Five years non- renewable while that of Deputy Executive Secretary Programs is for a contract of Three Years renewable once.


Remuneration and Fringe Benefits:

All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, Education allowance, a medical scheme and life insurance cover.

Minimum Requirements for the Job:

Academic Qualifications:

Executive Secretary

  • A Master’s Degree in a relevant field of Science and Technology, Management and Administration or equivalent qualification from recognised University
  • A PhD will be an added advantage Work Experience

At least 15 years of working experience in the field of Science and Technology of which eight (8) should be at a senior level.


Age Limit:

The candidate must not be more than 55 years old.


How to apply:

The interested candidates who meet the above criteria may submit their applications either electronically or in hard copy but not both to the address below, comprising the following:

Letter of motivation, with the job reference

  • Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae;
  • Copy of the biodata page of passport/ID;
  • Certified Copies of degree/certificates;
  • Professional testimonials;
  • Daytime telephone contact;
  • Names and contact addresses (with telephone and emails) of 3 Referees.

All applications should be submitted to the address below either by hand delivery or e-mail not later than, Tuesday, 3rd March 2020.

To: The Executive Secretary
EASTECO Secretariat
Email: [email protected]


To be received not later than at 5PM East African Time.

All potential applicants are advised to visit the EAC and EASTECO websites: and www.easteco.ora for details of these positions including the required qualifications, duties and responsibilities.

The EAC is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates are encouraged to apply. EASTECO Secretariat shall only respond to shortlisted candidates. All invitations for interviews will be done in writing.




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