Senior Officer - Partnership And Commercialization

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776582
Posted at
20. Jul, 14:06
Details
Position Type
Full time
Location
Riverside Nairobi
Description

Full Time

Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.

Job Description

The East African Science and Technology Commission (EASTECO) is an Institution of the East African Community charged with governing the Partner States’ co-operation in the development and implementation of Science and Technology. The vision of the Commission is to contribute to a prosperous, competitive, secure and united East Africa through collaboration in science, technology and innovation. The mission is to promote and coordinate the development, management and application of Science and Technology in the EAC Partner States, for an innovative, competitive and integrated East Africa, and for the wellbeing of her people.

This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated and result-driven professionals who are citizens of East African Community Partner States (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda) to apply for the following position tenable at the East African Science and Technology Commission:
Senior Officer - Partnership and Commercialization
(EAC/EASTECO/HR/03-07-17)
Job Purpose:
To support the development of science and technology partnerships and assist in the development of commercial opportunities for research, technology and expertise as well as commercialization of intellectual property generated at Research and Development Institutions in the Community. The jobholder will work with partners to create innovative market test strategies and to develop new opportunities for market introduction, and manage relationships with STI partners

Eligibility:
The EAC is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Terms and Conditions of Service:
The above positions are tenable for a contract of five (5) years renewable once and are subject to the application of the EAC Quota System.

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

Equal Opportunity:
The EAC is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:
The interested candidates who meet the above criteria may submit their applications either electronically or in hard copy but not both to the address below, comprising the following:

All applications should be submitted to the address below not later than, Wednesday, 16th August 2017.

  • Letter of motivation, with the job reference
  • Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae;
  • Copy of the biodata page of passport/ID;
  • Certified Copies of degree/certificates;
  • Professional testimonials;
  • Daytime telephone contact;
  • Names and contact addresses (with telephone and emails) of 3 referees.

To:
The Executive Secretary
EASTECO Secretariat
KIGALI, RWANDA
Email: info@easteco.org

To be received not later than at 5PM East African Time.

All potential applicants are advised to visit the EAC and EASTECO websites: www.eac.int and www.easteco.org for details of these positions including the required qualifications, duties and responsibilities.

EASTECO Secretariat shall only respond to shortlisted candidates. All invitations for interviews will be done in writing.
Application Deadline:
Wednesday, 16 August 2017 - 5:00pm

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