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Senior Export Promotion Officer

  • Post-graduate education
  • Sales, marketing, promotion
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

REF: EAC/HR/2017-18/02

To coordinate implementation of EAC's Export Promotion Strategy and programmes.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. A Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Economics or Finance or Marketing or Trade or any other relevant Master’s Degree.
  2. At least eight (8) years of relevant experience, 3 of which should be at a senior level.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
  1. Strong interpersonal relations and communication skills, analytical, project management and negotiation skills, proficiency in Computer applications

Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned positions are advised to send their applications, detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates, names and contact details of three referees, and copy of National Identity Card, or Birth Certificate or Passport showing date of birth. Please quote the respective reference number on both the application letter and envelope. For electronic submission, please quote the respective reference number on the subject of the email and send to the address given below.

Please note:
  1. You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.
  2. Applications which do not: indicate nationality and age; the reference number; or have an application letter attached; have certified copies of their academic degrees and other professional Certificates; or fail to provide three referees will be disqualified.
  3. Only qualified candidates will be contacted
  4. EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.


Responsibilities

  1. Facilitate the implementation of joint EAC Export and investment Promotion Strategy;
  2. Harmonise export strategies incentives in the region;
  3. Carry out research on best international export promotion practices;
  4. Coordinate the harmonization of Export incentives in the region;
  5. Implement Council decision and prepare progress report on export promotion;
  6. Identify export capacity constraints in the EAC region and the Partner States and facilitate development of strategies for addressing the same;
  7. Coordinate regional and international export promotion initiatives for Partner States, including the organization of export exhibitions in the region's major export markets in liaison with Partner States;
  8. Review export promotion incentives provided by other regional economic blocks globally and make recommendations for creation of sustainable export promotion incentives in the region;
  9. Perform any other duties as may be assigned by Management from time to time.


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Sales, marketing, promotion
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required skills: Partnerships; International trade; Import and export documents; Trade fair promotion; Foreign trade financing
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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East African Community

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The East African Community (EAC) is a regional intergovernmental organisation of five Partner States, comprising Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, with its headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.


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