British High Commission Jobs in Kenya

British High Commission Administrative Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Main Purpose of Job:

  • Working within the Counter Terrorism and Extremism Network (CTEN), the successful candidate will be responsible for providing administrative support to ensure the efficient running of the section and effective management of CTEN team resources.
  • This role is an opportunity to support a high profile foreign policy priority by helping tackle terrorism in line with international human rights standards.
  • The successful applicant will have an interest in security and justice issues and be able to use their administrative skills to deliver in a fast paced environment. Members of the CTEN have regional responsibilities and travel regularly throughout Sub-Saharan Africa.

    Roles and Responsibilities (What is the jobholder expected to achieve?):

  • Provide administrative and clerical support to the team in order to ensure effective and efficient operations
  • Support the Head of the CTEN through effective diary management and by facilitating travel and meeting requirements
  • Manage the CTEN’s Team Operational Budget: monitoring expenditure, accurate forecasting, processing expense claims and reviewing all purchasing requests to ensure audit procedures are followed
  • Organise official incoming visits and events for the CTEN section, including drawing up programmes, arranging transport, hotel bookings, etc.
  • Provide project support to CT Programme Officers in all administrative aspects of project management
  • Creation and maintenance of a CTEN contacts database
  • Act as the key contact point within the team for IT, technical, human resource and operational requests,
    including coordinating the upgrade of office facilities for CTEN
  • General office management including printing, photocopying, filing, supervision of cleaning, etc.

    Essential qualifications and experience

  • Ability to plan ahead and prioritise effectively
  • Excellent IT skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Experience of budget management including monitoring spend and processing invoices
  • Ability to produce clear and accurate work with attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and use initiative to solve problems
  • Can support colleagues when under pressure and able to contribute to cross-team working
  • A flexible and proactive approach

    Desirable qualifications and experience

  • Previous experience as a PA
  • Previous experience in project management

    Required competencies

  • Seeing the Big Picture, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace

    How to Apply

    Apply online by 28th August 2017.

    For more information and job application details, see; British High Commission Administrative Assistant Jobs in Kenya

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