Public Service Commission Deputy Director, Foreign Jobs in Kenya

Public Service Commission Deputy Director, Foreign Jobs in Kenya


For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-

  • served for a minimum period of ten (10) years and currently serving in the grade of Principal Foreign Service Officer /Counsellor, CSG 8 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;

  • a Bachelors degree in International Studies, International Relations, Law, Economics or equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
    and

  • demonstrated outstanding professional competence, effective leadership, managerial and administrative skills.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • An officer at this level will be based either at the headquarters or in a mission.

    Specific duties and responsibilities which will include:-

    Headquarters:

  • coordinating and supervising the work of a department;

  • participating in the formulation and analysis of Kenya’s foreign policy;

  • formulating Kenya’s position in relation to negotiations on bilateral and international instruments, meetings and conferences;

  • analyzing and implementing recommendations contained in reports from bilateral and international conferences and meeting as well as those from Missions;

  • tudying, analyzing and implementing political, economic, and other reports received from missions;

  • networking with the ministries/State Departments, diplomatic missions and intergovernmental organizations accredited to Kenya;

  • participating in the formulation and coordination of the Foreign Service Institute’s
    training programs;

  • maintaining a database on vacancies in international and inter-governmental organizations and facilitating employment of Kenya nationals;

  • coordinating provision of consular and protocol services; and

  • developing performance targets, annual work plans,
    budget for the department and performance reports.

    Missions:

  • An officer at this level may be deployed as the Head of Chancery in a Mission.

    Specific duties and responsibilities will include:

  • providing administrative support services and financial oversight at the Mission;

  • monitoring and analyzing political and economic development in the host country and preparing appropriate reports;

  • projecting, promoting, interpreting and defending Kenya’s foreign policy;

  • participating in the formulation of Kenya’s position in relation to negotiations on bilateral and international instruments, meetings and conferences;

  • coordinating trade, cultural and other events to promote Kenya;

  • monitoring media reports and supervising the preparation of appropriate responses.

  • organizing official functions and programmes for Kenyan dignitaries;

  • coordinating provision of consular and protocol services;

  • preparation of briefs, statements and diplomatic notes and messages; and

  • development of performance targets, annual work plans and annual budgets for the mission.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Public Service Commission Deputy Director, Foreign Jobs in Kenya


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