British High Commission Kenya Vacancy: Salary Ksh. 148,000
A vacancy has arisen at the British High Commission, for a Visits Officer / Political Coordinator.
The job is graded at LEII for which the current salary scale starts at Ksh. 148,000/- per month before deduction of tax.
Duties and Responsibilities:
This position is an integral part of the Political Section that works to deliver the British Government’s Strategic Objectives in Kenya.
Potential candidates are advised to acquaint themselves with the work of the British High Commission and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office before applying for the job on the website: [email protected]
Due to the nature of the role it is essential that any applicant be cleared to SC status and willing to undertake DV Security clearance.
The position is open to UK nationals with at least 3 years residence in the past 10 years in the UK, US, Australia, Canada or New Zealand. Candidates must have a traceable history over the last 5 years in the countries named.
The main duties include:
Visits Officer – with responsibility for overseeing and coordinating all in-country visits for Kenya and British Office for Somalia including managing visit programmes, requesting relevant appointments, working with Transport Section on transport schedules, liaising with lead departments in Nairobi and London and coordinating briefing – 50%
Political /Chancery Coordinator: Responsible for ad hoc lobbying and reporting back for London on global issues. Reporting on political/Chancery meetings. Oversight of Chancery budget management and relevant reporting and liaising with partners supported by the Chancery budget. Research for Chancery officers. Coordination with British Council and BHC Chevening committee of Chevening Scholarship Scheme. Management of Chancery work plans to ensure targets are met. Maintenance of political/governance contacts database – 25%
IT, Administration and PA Back-Up/ Cover for IT Support Officer and PA/High Commissioner. General Chancery support and correspondence – 25%
The successful candidate should ideally possess strong administrative, oral and written communication skills, excellent IT skills and confidence using Microsoft Office programmes.
S/he should be highly organised, be able to take initiative and to work accurately to meet deadlines, and have an eye for detail.
A willingness to do some out of (core) hour’s work will be necessary- for example meeting visitors at the airport which can fall over weekends and evenings.
The British High Commission is an equal opportunity employer. All applications will be treated on merit basis through fair and open competition.
The British High Commission does not appoint any agents to process job applications or arrange interviews and expects no fees to be paid to anyone.
Applicants must have the right to live and work in Kenya
Applications – (CV plus covering letter) – clearly marked – “LE II Chancery Office Manager/Visits Officer” Vacancy should be forwarded to the following address:
Human Resources Manager
British High Commission
Upper Hill Road
PO Box 30465 – 00100
Or by e-mail to: [email protected]
Applications should be received on or before 9th December 2011.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for interview.
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