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Director Job at Desert Locust Control Organization for Eastern Africa (DLCO-EA) - Career Opportunity in Uganda
Job Category: Corporate / Organisation Director
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 29 July 2020
Duty Station: Addis Ababa
Posted: 29-06-2020
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 29-06-2020
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 29-06-2064
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Job Description

Vacancy title:

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Executive director ]

Jobs at:

Desert Locust Control Organization for Eastern Africa (DLCO-EA)

Deadline of this Job:
29 July 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Ehiopia , Addis Ababa , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, June 29, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

The Desert Locust Control Organization for Eastern Africa (DLCO-EA) is a Regional Organization established by an International Convention signed by the Governments of Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. Our mandate is to control Migratory Pests in the Region namely Desert locusts, Quelea birds, Armyworms and Tsetse flies.
The Organization invites applications to fill the positions of Director and Aircraft Engineers. The applicants must be Nationals of the contracting Member States.
Job Title: Director
Joh Classification: Professional Staff
Terms of Appointment: 3 years Contract {Renewable once)
Duty Station: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Salary and Benefits: A competitive Salary and Benefits package will he offered according to the Organization salary structure..

Duties & Responsibilities:
Working under the Governing Council of Ministers, the Director shall be the Principal Executive Officer responsible for the overall policy direction and operations of the Organization. The duties of the Director shall be those necessary to ensure the discharge of the main functions of the Organization which include:
• Aerial surveys and control of mandated migrant pests,
• Operational research programmes and activities focusing on the control of migrant pests, pesticide use and safety,
• Coordination of the information flow and forecasting upsurges of the migrant pests; and
• Staff development.
The Director shall also be responsible for
• The transmission by means of periodic reports to Contracting States, to the The Director shall also be responsible to: The transmission by means of periodic reports to Contracting States, to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations and to any other official body considered appropriate by the Council, of full information on the nature of the locust infestations and other mandated pests, the progress of research and the operation of control measures within the Region,
• The maintenance of full cooperation with other Organizations concerned with the general directives of the Council,
• The collection of the contributions of Contracting States,
• The maintenance of the Organization ‘s Financial Accounts.

• A Master of Science (M.Sc.) Degree in Agriculture or related field from a recognized University. An earned PhD will be an added advantage preferable,
• Postgraduate training in Business Administration management.
• Working experience of not less than 10 years in a senior level Management in a related discipline,
• Proven ability to work in harmony with people of different nationalities and cultural backgrounds are highly desirable.
• Age limits: 40-55 years

Job Skills: Not Specified

Job Education: Master's Degree

Job Experience: 10 years

Work Hours: 8


Job application procedure
 Visit our Website " ” and download the Application Form under "News and Events/Vacancies and Announcements”.
Interested applicants should fill the prescribed form and submit together with a cover letter, detailed CV, copies of Certificates and Testimonials within 30 days after publication of the Advert to:
The Director, DLCO-EA
P.0. Box 4255
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Copy to:  /  / 
OR Post to:
Plot 32/36, P. 0 Box 9134, Kampala, Uganda
Or Deliver by hand to: The DLCO-EA Country Base
Manager, Plot 32/36, Bombo Road, Kampala,
Tels. 0414-237861/ 0702-803655/ 0774262422

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