British High Commission Jobs in Nairobi Kenya - Furnishings Assistant Vacancies

British High Commission Jobs in Nairobi Kenya - Furnishings Assistant Vacancies

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.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Delivering of furniture and stationary around the British High Commission office, including setting up of meeting rooms as per Kenquiry (internal request system) details.
  • Delivering, moving, arranging and cleaning of furniture for official residential properties.
  • Ensuring that care is taken while moving furniture and white goods. At all times recording/bar coding items as and when they leave/return.
  • Including recording delivery/removal notes at all times
  • Deep cleaning and furnishing properties as per Foreign & Commonwealth Office guidance taking care of all H&S guidance.
  • Preparation, delivery and collection of domestic float for both office and residences
  • Routine maintenance of the furnishings stores and surrounding areas ensuring they are orderly, clean and free from hazards.
  • Working as part of a team in preparing properties for occupation
  • Reporting back to the furnishings supervisor any issues or items damaged missing from properties.
  • Driving furniture canter and/or minibus with goods to BHC
    properties around Nairobi; taking care to ensure no damage is caused to the goods in transit.
  • Update Pyramid and Kenquiry (internal request systems) in the absence of the Furnishings Team Leader.
  • Assisting other teams in the Mission with any heavy lifting, moves on an as need basis
  • Deputising for the Furnishings Team Leader on a rotational basis with other Furnishing
  • Assistants during periods of absence

    Essential qualifications, skills and experience
  • KCSE Certificate
  • Good team player skills
  • Attention to detail and initiative, as well as good customer service skills
  • Proficient written and spoken English
  • Heavy lifting capability (up to 45Kg)

    Desirable qualifications, skills and experience
  • Driving Licence for B-C-E class with clean driving record
  • Prior experience working in a warehouse or store room

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 12th June 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; British High Commission Jobs in Nairobi Kenya - Furnishings Assistant Vacancies

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