British High Commission Executive Assistant Jobs in Kenya

British High Commission Executive Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer.

We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law.

We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.

Main purpose of job:

  • In support of the objectives and priorities of the British High Commission Nairobi, the Executive Assistant will offer support on our cross-team work in preparation for Kenya’s participation in the upcoming Africa Investment Summit and the Economic Development Forum

    Roles and responsibilities
  • Provide administrative support in setting up meetings, taking notes, circulating and chasing action points
  • Update progress on various tracker documents,
    Collate responses to London commissions.
  • Provide admin support to the Deputy Trade Commissioner for Africa.
  • Coordinate extensively with service units and liaise frequently with staff members across other sections within BHC Nairobi
  • Team diary coordination
  • Photocopying and dispatching correspondence
  • Booking official travel

    Essential qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • Strong administrative skills,
  • Good administrative and IT Skills (a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word is essential),
  • Oral and written communication and customer service skills.
  • Highly organised, able to take initiative and to work accurately within deadlines.
  • Able to obtain security clearance to Official-Sensitive

    Desirable Qualifications and Experience
  • Good team player and previous experience in project management
  • Basic financial management skills
  • Able to work under minimal supervision
  • Diploma or Degree in Business Administration or related qualification

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply
    online by 2nd October 2019
  • Please complete the application form in full as the information provided is used during screening.
  • Please check your application carefully before you submit, as no changes can be made once submitted.
  • The British High Commission will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position.
  • Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission in Nairobi are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Kenya.
  • It is essential that the applicants already have the right to live and work in Kenya without the need to apply for a work permit
    Employees who are not eligible to pay local income tax: e.g. certain third-country nationals and spouses/partners of UK diplomats will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.
  • Information about the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Competency Framework can be found on this link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/civil-service-competency-framework Please note: Job grade AA=A1, AO=A2, EO=B3, HEO=C4, SEO=C5
    Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted on successful candidates.
  • Please log into your profile on the application system on a regular basis to review the status of your application.
  • For more information and job application details, see; British High Commission Executive Assistant Jobs in Kenya

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