Jobs at:European Union
Deadline of this Job:
11 January 2021
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa
Date Posted: Friday, December 11, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
The Delegation of the European Union to the United Republic of Tanzania and the East African Community (EAC) is looking for: 2 Secretaries
The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union between 27 European countries. It plays an important role in international affairs through diplomacy, trade, development aid and working with global organisations. Abroad, the EU is represented through more than 140 diplo-matic representations, known also as EU Delegations, which have a similar function to those of an embassy.
The EU Delegation to the United Republic of Tanzania and the East African Community (EAC):
• Supports Tanzania’s and EAC’s development agendas and sustainable development goals for a better life for all
• Provides support with a view to inclusive growth, private sector development and job cre-ation
• Promotes fundamental rights, good governance and accountable democracy;
• Fosters regional peace and stability, economic integration and trade development.
Upon recruitment, the successful candidates will occupy a specific job function as Secretary – these job functions may be changed in accordance with the needs of the Delegation. This is a full time employment. The posts are allocated in salary group III which has a minimum gross salary of 2,713,234 TZS per month.
We offer other entitlements as per European Union human resources procedures applicable to locally recruited staff. The definitive salary will be determined based on the professional experi-ence of the successful candidate. We offer a competitive position in an international environment. Benefits, such as additional pension scheme and medical insurance, are offered to employees and their families under certain conditions.
The Secretaries may assist in Delegation related activities.
Required Qualifications and Competencies
• Diploma or Equivalent
• Minimum of three years relevant work experience.
Linguistics ability and Communication skills
• Fluent in English and Kiswahili.
• Very good oral and written communication.
Interpersonal and Intellectual skills
• High degree of responsibility and be able to work independently
• Ability to work in a team
• Professional conduct. Ability to focus on priorities and to organise work to deliver on time
• Flexibility to work under pressure and to respond quickly to new demands
Compulsory requirement Asset
Qualifications Diploma or Equivalent Bachelor Degree
Professional experience At least 3 year experience in related field Project management Staff management
Knowledge of languages Fluent in English and Kiswahili Knowledge of an EU language will be an advantage
Knowledge of IT tools Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) PowerPoint and other software
Job Education Requirements: Diploma
Job Education Requirements : 3 years
Job application procedure
Please send only your detailed CV and Cover Letter. The cover letter should mention your mo-tivation for applying as well as three key EU values and explain why you think these values are important or otherwise to EU-Tanzania relations. All applications must be submitted through this email address:
After the deadline for applications, the applications will be reviewed by a Selection Committee set up for this purpose. The Selection Committee will prepare a short-list of candidates who are considered to be the most suitable for the post on the basis of a preliminary assessment of the information provided in their application letter and the supporting documents. The short-listed candidates will be invited to an assessment phase which may include an interview if necessary during this phase, the Selection Committee will assess the suitability of the candidates for the post.
The candidates who have not been short-listed will not be contacted individually; however, the Delegation will use the same means of publication as for this Vacancy Notice to inform the remain¬ing candidates once the recruitment procedure has been completed and that a candidate has (or has not) been recruited.