SADC Jobs : 32 Reginal Career Opportunities at Southern African Development Community (SADC)


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The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is a regional economic community founded and maintained by countries in Southern Africa. It aims to further the socio-economic, political and security cooperation among its Member States and foster regional integration in order to achieve peace, stability and wealth. SADC currently has sixteen Member States[1] with a population of approximately 327 million people and a combined GDP of USD 600 billion (2016).

The Secretariat is currently recruiting for various positions to enhance its capacity to deliver on the above mandate. The Secretariat is therefore inviting suitably qualified and experienced citizens of SADC to apply for the following positions tenable at its Headquarters in Gaborone, Botswana or as stated in the job advert:


Job Grade

1. Senior Officer – Defense Affairs and Planning


2. Senior Officer Operations & Training (Based in Harare, Zimbabwe)


3. Senior Translator – Portuguese


4. Senior Programme Officer – Meteorology


5. Re-advert –  Head Civilian


6. Re-advert- Senior Programme Officer – Documentation and Information


7. Re-advert – Senior Programme Officer – IN-SITU Conservation


8. Re-advert – Senior Programme Officer Transport


9. Re-advert – Reviser French


10. Programme Officer – Wildlife


11. Programme Officer – Value Chains


12. Programme Officer – Industrial Policy


13. Programme Officer – ICT


14. Communication Officer – Internal


15. Programme Officer – Fiscal


16. Training and Roster Officer


17. Officer – Meetings Management and Logistics x 2


18. Programme Officer – Climate Database and IT        (Climate Services Centre)


19. Programme Officer – Climate Diagnosis and Monitoring  (Climate Services Centre)


20. Programme Officer – Climate Modelling  (Climate Services Centre)


21. Programme Officer – Seasonal and Climate Forecaster  (Climate Services Centre)


22. Information Systems Officer


23. Translator x 2 (French)


24. Legal Counsel


25. Officer Research and Statistics x 2


26. Re-Advert –  Programme Officer – Gender Mainstreaming


27. Re-advert – Programme Officer – Capital Markets


28. Re-advert – Operation and Plan Officer


29. Re-advert – Planning and Budget Support Officer


30. Re-advert –  Programme Officer – Regional Trade


31. Officer Records


32. IT Internal Auditor




The SADC Secretariat offers a competitive package for all the positions as outlined below.

Job Grade 

Average Package per Annum:

Job Grade 4

US$ 81, 650

Job Grade 6

US$ 72, 527

Job Grade 5

US$ 77, 090

Tenure of appointment

All appointments for the above positions will be on a fixed term contract for a period of four (4) years, renewable once for an equal period subject to satisfactory performance, retirement age limit of 60 years and the continued need for the position.


The positions are open to qualified applicants who:

  • Are 50 years old or younger.  This requirement is based on the Organization’s need to recruit staff who can serve for a reasonable period of time before reaching the mandatory retirement age of 60 years.
  • Are from the following eligible Member States: Angola, DRC, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
  • Citizens from all SADC Member States are eligible to apply for the re-advertised positions.

Closing Date and Submission of Applications: Applications must be submitted to the SADC National Contact Point ( of the  eligible Member States not later than or on 17th July, 2019.

Applications should be accompanied by the following:

a)                 a cover letter stating the position that you want to be considered for and describe how your qualifications, experience and competencies are relevant to the position;

b)                 a five (5) page updated curriculum vitae;

c)                 certified copies of your degree(s), Diploma(s) and Certificate(s); and

d)                 duly completed SADC Application Form.

Should you be shortlisted, you will be required to produce evidence of educational and professional qualifications supporting your application, on the day of your interview.

Gender Mainstreaming

SADC is an equal opportunity employer and particularly encourages applications from female candidates.

If you are results orientated, you have a passion for the transformation and development of Southern Africa, and possess the required competencies, please submit your application.

Only applicants who meet the requirements of the SADC Secretariat and being considered for interview, will be contacted. Should you not hear from the SADC Secretariat within two months after the closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

For further details on the position that you want to apply for, Job Profiles and SADC Application Form, refer to the attachments below.

Details can also be obtained from the National Contact Point in your respective country.

[1] The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is made up of Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe



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  1. Am kassim Charles a graduate from saint Augustine university of Tanzania in the field of education ( BAED) ,Am interested to work together with you,my contact are +255754432420

  2. Am Paulina ibrahimu MOJA a graduate from university of Dodoma( UDOM) bachelor of science in chemistry ,iam interested to work together my contacts 0625823004 or 0769837472

  3. Am Project Morice A graduate at Tumaini University Makumira(TUMA) in (Baed) as far as my Cv fulfills the demand, I would to share the experience with you, my contacts are 0758561708/0682656399

    • Am Emmanuel Goden Dallu am graduated student at TEOFILO KISANJI UNIVERSITY in INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) if my CV fulfills the demand I would like to share my experience my contact is 0744871969

  4. am a graduate from St Augustine University of Tanzania In the field of public relations and marketing

  5. Am charles marwa graduated from UNIVERSITY OF BAGAMOYO (UoB) in Bachelor of science in Mathematics and statistics, i will be very honored to work with you guys and share my experiences with you, you can reach me through my contact.
    Tel; 0657 719 294

  6. I am SAID J MKINDI, I have studied in the University of Dar es Salaam where I was Persuing Bachelor of Arts with Education and my studies bases on English Language and Translation.
    Also I have majored on Literature where I dealt with Research and Dessertation.
    I like to work with You as either,TRANSLATOR,RECORD KEEPER and as COMMUNICATION OFFICER.I am verry interested to share my experience with you.
    Pass on my CV.

  7. I am SAID J MKINDI my contacts,
    2)+255756593839/ +255622515402

  8. I’m a holder of logistics and transport management as my skills and knowledge base

  9. I’m a holder of Technician certificate in wildlife management as my knowledge and skills based

  10. Am Crispo Baraka graduated from St. Augustine University of Tanzania (SAUT) Pursued Public Relations And Marketing .Am so luck to be a part of workers in SADC, Please let us contact through this number. 0754425404

  11. Hi, my name is Mukama Rumanyika Song a graduate from University of Dodoma 2012 having Bachelor of Education in Adult Education and Community Development, am very interested to work with you.

  12. Am Joyce Crispo Kayesi graduated at Mwalimu Nyerere Memorial Academy Dar es Salaam Tanzania perused Bachelor in Gender and development. I wish to work with you in the issue of gender, please contact me through 0745593099 in order to share experience.

  13. Am Emmanuel J.Bwire a graduate of St Augustine University(SAUT),I wish to work together if possible according to considerations.

  14. Am EZRA EMANUEL TEMU graduated at Mwalimu Nyerere Memorial Academy Dar es Salaam Tanzania perused Bachelor Degree in Economics of development. I wish to work with you in the issue of Industrial policy, please contact me through 0657181021 in order to share experience.

  15. Thanks for your assistance of job vacance,but your sisterm in aplication is very complicated,we get trouble to find the address for application.please.

  16. Hi! My name is sankius Chrizestom i graduated Mzumbe university at morogoro persuing barchelor of business adminstration in marketing am interested to be part of Sadc workers thank you

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