COURT RECORDER/TRANSCRIBER : East African Court of Justice

Our Client, The East African Community is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising the Republic of Burundi, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, the United Republic of Tanzania, and the Republic of Uganda with its headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

The EAC mission is to widen and deepen economic, political, social and cultural integration to improve the quality of life of the people of East Africa through increased competitiveness, value added production, trade and investments.

This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated and result-driven professionals who are citizens of East African Community Partner States (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda) to apply for the following position tenable at East African Court of Justice:

COURT RECORDER/TRANSCRIBER

(REF: EAC/HR/2013/072)

GRADE: P1

ORGAN: East African Court of Justice

DEPARTMENT: Finance and Administration

REPORTS TO:    Deputy Registrar

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB:

To record and transcribe Court proceedings and maintain Court recording system

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Attend hearings, proceedings, and other events that require written transcripts

2. Transcribe verbatim court proceedings

3. Prepare and proofread transcripts and records to ensure the accurate use of language, verifying spellings and citations

4. Read or play back all or a portion of the proceedings upon request from the Judge, the Registrar or the Deputy Registrar

5. Provide copies of transcripts to the court, counsels, and parties involved under guidance of the Registrar or the Deputy Registrar

6. Obtain all sources of references to ensure accurate reporting.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

A Degree in Law/Journalism/Secretarial Studies or equivalent qualification from a recognized University with not less than five (5) years of experience in Court reporting/transcribing, or similar experience in Parliament or international organizations.

Duration of Contract: Five (5) years, renewable.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE

Professional staff positions are tenable for a contract of five (5) years renewable once, while the general staff positions are tenable for five (5) years renewable until mandatory retirement age of 60 years subject satisfactory conduct and performance.

All positions are subject to the application of the Quota System .

FRINGE BENEFITS

All posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS

All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognised by the relevant national accreditation body in their respective countries. This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained qualifications.

All professions that require registration with the specific professional bodies will be expected to do so in compliance with the requirements of their respective countries. Examples include: Accountants, Auditors, Engineers, Procurement Specialists, and Medical Personnel.

RELEVANT WORKING EXPERIENCE

Relevant working experience in this regard refers to post education work experience. Internship, training, apprenticeship and clerkship will not be considered as relevant work experience. The same will apply for any experience attained before professional certification where relevant.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

The EAC is an equal opportunity employer; therefore, female candidates are particularly 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, and names and contact details of three referees. Please quote the respective reference number on both on 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.

Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than Monday, 6th April 2015.

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 academic certificates; or fail to provide three referees will be disqualified.

The Director,

Executive Selection Division

Deloitte Consulting Limited 10th Floor PPF Tower

Cnr of Ohio Street & Garden Avenue: P O Box 1559 Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania Fax +255(22) 2116379

E-mail: esd@deloitte.co.tz www.deloitte.com

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