The East African Health Research Commission (EAHRC) is a semi-autonomous institution of the East African Community (EAC). EAC is an East African regional intergovernmental organisation.
The 5th Extra-Ordinary Summit of the EAC Heads of State held on 18th June 2007 in Kampala, Uganda established the EAHRC as a mechanism for making available to the community, advice upon all matters of health, health-related research and fi ndings necessary for knowledge generation, technological development, policy formulation, practice and related matters.
The vision of EAHRC is: A healthy and prosperous community built on evidence-driven policy and practice, which emanate from high quality research.
The Mission of EAHRC is: To improve health and well-being of the citizens of the Community by generating, accessing, capturing, assessing, synthesizing, sharing, disseminating, and utilizing health research and fi ndings, as well as technological development that are suitable and relevant to the Community and its people.
The overall objective of the Commission is: To promote, facilitate, and coordinate the conduct and application of health research for the improvement of health and for the wellbeing of the people of East Africa.
The Commission is recruiting staff to serve at its secretariat. 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 EAHRC Secretariat.
SENIOR ICT OFFICER (REF: EAHRC/2016-17/001)
Department: EAHRC Department of Knowledge Management Current Scale/Grade: P2
Job reports to: Principal Health Officer (Knowledge Management)
Duty Station: Bujumbura, Burundi
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