EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY
LAKE VICTORIA BASIN COMMISSION
Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) is a specialized Institution of the East African Community (EAC) established by the EAC Partner States through a negotiated Protocol for Sustainable Development of Lake Victoria Basin. The broad mandate of LVBC is to promote, facilitate and coordinate activities of different actors towards sustainable development and management of natural resources of the Lake Victoria Basin.
LVBC Secretariat therefore hereby invites applications from suitably qualified citizens of the East African Community (Burundi, Kenya, South Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda) for the following vacancy position, subject to the quota system.
HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER (1 Post) - (REF: EAC/LVBC/HR/17-18/05)
Office: Office of Deputy Executive Secretary (Finance and Administration)
Reports to: Deputy Executive Secretary (Finance and Administration)
Main Purpose of the Job:
To develop strategies and systems; promote and manage implementation of Human Resource Policies, geared towards building capacities of the Commission.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Facilitate the formulation of HRM and Development Policies and Strategies for the Commission;
Design and maintain internal personnel and administrative monitoring systems;
Coordinate the development of job descriptions and specifications for all new jobs in liaison with the relevant officers;
Design and maintain a Staff performance Appraisal and reward systems;
Coordinate periodic staff performance appraisals/evaluations;
Coordinate the process of selection and recruitment of staff in accordance with the established rules, procedure and practices;
Establish recruitment and placement standard procedures, practice and act as Secretary to the Staff Recruitment Panels;
Develop staff training programmes that meet Commission’s capacity development objectives in consultation with the respective Heads of Departments;
Handle Human resources management and development matters relating to terms and conditions of service and discipline, overtime, staff welfare issues including the Staff Medical and Insurance Schemes in conformity with the established Staff Rules and Regulations;
Manage and direct payroll and records management functions;
Update and maintain the staff list of the Commission; and
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by Management.
Qualifications and Experience:
Bachelors’ Degree in Human Resource Management, Public Administration and Management, Business Administration, Social sciences or equivalent;
A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the field of Human Resource Management.
Note: Post graduate Diploma in HR Management will be an added advantage
Skills and Competencies:
Good communication and interpersonal skills;
Results oriented person;
Good analytical and report writing skills and;
Proficient in the use of computers.
Eligibility for applications:
Applicants from all six Partner States are eligible to apply for the above position
Terms and Condition of Service:
The position is tenable for a contract of five (5) years renewable once.
The post offers attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.
All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognized by the relevant national accreditation body in the respective Partner States. This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained qualifications.
Internship, training and apprenticeship will not be considered as relevant experience.
The East African Community is an equal opportunity employer; therefore, female candidates are encouraged to apply. EAC will only respond to those candidates who strictly meet the set requirements.
How to apply:
Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned position are advised to send their applications, detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates, names and contact details of three referees, and a copy of National Identity Card, or birth certificate or Passport showing date of birth. Please quote the reference number on both the application letter and envelope. For electronic submission, please quote the reference number on the subject of the email and send to the address given below.
Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than Friday 27th July 2018.
You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.
Applications which do not: indicate nationality and age; the reference number; have an application letter attached; have certified copies of academic certificates; or fail to provide three referees, will be disqualified.
Only qualified candidates will be contacted.
EAC Staff Rules and Regulations precludes considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.
Please note that EAC/LVBC does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process. All invitations for interviews will be done in writing.
The Executive Secretary
Lake Victoria Basin Commission
Owuor Otiende Road, Off Kenyatta Highway
New Nyanza Regional Headquarters
P.O. Box 1510-40100 Kisumu, Kenya