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Welcome to IUCEA

Vision:  IUCEA becomes an exemplary common higher education area for a prosperous and sustainable East African Community by 2030.

Mission: To encourage and develop mutually beneficial collaboration between Member Universities and between them and Governments and other organizations, both public and private

IUCEA Core Values:  Accountability, Transparency, Unity, Diversity, Integrity, Professionalism and Teamwork

IUCEA executive members visiting IUCEA premise

1.0 Background Information

The 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 main objectives of IUCEA are to; (i) facilitate networking among universities in East Africa, and with universities outside the region; (ii) provide a forum for discussion on a wide range of academic and other matters relating to higher education in East Africa; and (iii) facilitate maintenance of internationally comparable education standards in East Africa so as to promote the region’s global competitiveness in higher education.

In order to fulfill its current mandate and to meet all its objectives and planned activities, IUCEA now wishes to recruit staff at the Secretariat for the 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).

Applications are invited from qualified individuals from the EAC Partner States. Candidates from 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.

2.0 Description of the Positions
See the full terms of reference for the 8 vacant positions on PDF  below

3.0     Tenure and Remuneration
As per the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations, the successful applicant for this post shall serve for a five-year term renewable once.  A comprehensive remuneration package commensurate with the EAC Professional Job Grades and Diplomatic status shall be offered to the suitable candidate. Additional details on these packages may be obtained from the undersigned.

4.0     Age Limit
Applicants should not be more than 55 years as the EAC retirement age is 60 years.

5.0     Notification
The successful candidate shall be notified of his/her appointment by the 2nd week of April to give him/her enough time to also give notice to his/her employer.

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

  • Certified copies of the applicant’s degree awards
  • Up to date and comprehensive Curriculum Vitae
  • 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 …….

Complete the online form on this link https://forms.gle/Jd3gkQw1mrm3Kuf9A  / https://bit.ly/3aAnZ4X and submit application documents 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
E-mail: recruit@iucea.org

NOTE :

  • All candidates who applied for the re-advertised positions earlier are encouraged to re-apply.
  • IUCEA will not accept hand-delivered applications. Applicants must complete application forms as indicated above.
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