Latest job opportunities at Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA)

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Website Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA)

Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) is a strategic institution of the East African Community (EAC) responsible for coordinating the development of human resources and research in the EAC Higher Education Institutions.

The institution’s main objectives of IUCEA are to;

(i) provide a forum for discussion on a wide range of academic and other matters relating to higher education in East Africa;

(ii) facilitate networking among universities in East Africa, and with universities outside the region; and

(iii) facilitate maintenance of internationally comparable education standards in East Africa so as to promote the region’s global competitiveness in higher education.

The institution seeks to recruit staff at the Secretariat for the followong posts;

  1. Chief Principal Quality Assurance and Qualifications Framework (P4),
  2. Principal Innovations and Outreach Officer (P3),
  3. Senior Administrative Officer (P2),
  4. Senior Qualifications Framework Officer (P2),
  5. Senior Quality Assurance and Standards  Officer (P2),
  6. Senior Exchange Programs Officer (P2),
  7. Estates Management Officer (P1), and
  8. Accountant (P1).

Interested and qualified individuals from the EAC Partner States namely the Republics of South Sudan, Rwanda, Kenya and Burundi are especially encouraged to apply since the recruitment will be subjected to the EAC Quota System.

Detailed job descriptions and application details can be found at the following link

Tenure and Remuneration
Successful candidates will serve for a five-year term renewable once on a comprehensive remuneration package commensurate with the EAC Professional Job Grades and Diplomatic status.

Age Limit
Applicants should not be more than 55 years of age

Successful candidates will be notified of his/her appointment by the 2nd week of April to give them enough time to also give notice to their current employers.

Application deadline
The deadline for submission of application forms to the IUCEA Secretariat is Monday 1st February 2021. Application forms should be downloaded at  / and filled online accompanied by the following:

  • Up to date and comprehensive Curriculum Vitae
  • Certified copies of the applicant’s degree awards
  • Addresses of three referees, one of which should be of the current immediate supervisor.
  • Any other relevant supporting documents

Applications marked “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF …….

and submitted electronically to the following address:

The Executive Secretary
Inter-University Council for East Africa
P.O. Box 7110, Kampala, Uganda
Tel: +256 414 256 251/2

Hand-delivered applications will not be accepted

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