British High Commission Job Vacancies in Kenya

British High Commission Vacancies in Kenya

1. British High Commission Vice Consul Job Vacancies in Kenya

Responsibilities

Providing consular assistance to distressed British Nationals (BNs) in Somalia and South Sudan, by leading on high profile/complex cases and providing support for team members and honorary consuls on all other cases:

  • Staff and Resource management:
  • Liaison with local authorities and outreach to partner organisations:
  • Support Somalia, Nairobi and South Sudan on crisis preparations:
  • Wider Sub Saharan Africa network supportQualifications
  • Undergraduate Degree
  • Fluent in English and Somali
  • Good understanding of Somalian Culture
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience
  • Good communication skills
  • IT abilityHow to apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 13th December, 2017

    For more information and job application details, see; British High Commission Vice Consul Vacancies in Kenya


    2. British High Commission Estates Admin Officer Job Vacancies in Kenya

    Responsibilities

  • Carry out monthly store spot checks for all stores at the BHC ensuring correct procedures have been followed and all paperwork corresponds.
  • Carry out inspections of properties after the furnishings team has completed the cleaning and furnishing of properties ready for new occupant.
  • Carry out departure from post checks for departing officers ensuring the officer is aware of their responsibilities before leaving post.
  • Arranging for monthly meter readings with the utility companies
  • Liaise with Deputy Estates manager on purchasing of new curtains/white goods/furniture for upcoming property refurbishments.
  • Secretary to the BHC Health and Safety Committee
  • Conduct health & safety checks of all properties prior to new occupants moving in and subsequent routine checks
  • Conduct health & safety checks at the main office
  • Supervising and spot checking external contractors ensuring they are fully compliant with health and safety best practice while on BHC premises.
  • Collation and filing of all Health and Safety documentation ensuring readily available for any spot checks on compliance with standards
  • Lead on Health and Safety messaging in the BHC raising awareness on H&S in the mission
  • Brief all new staff arrivals (UKB and LE) on health and safety best practices
  • Management of the Health & Safety budgetQualifications
  • Minimum 2 years work experience
  • Undergraduate degree/Diploma in Business
  • Administration or Supply chain management
  • Experience of Health & safety work, inventory/store management or administration
  • Strong decision making skills and willingness to take initiative in own work
  • Proficient in computers
  • Fluent in EnglishHow to apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 13th December, 2017

    For more information and job application details, see; British High Commission Estates Admin Officer Vacancies in Kenya


    3. British High Commission Furnishings Assistant Job Vacancies in Kenya

    Responsibilities

  • Delivering of furniture and stationary around the BHC office, including setting up of meeting rooms as per Kenquiry 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 FCO 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 in the absence of the Furnishings supervisor.
  • Assisting other teams in the Mission with any heavy lifting, moves on an as need basis
  • Deputising for the furnishings supervisor on a rotational basis with other associates during periods of absenceQualifications
  • KCSE Certificate
  • Prior experience working in a warehouse
  • Valid B C E Class Kenya Driving Licence with clean driving record
  • Attention to detail and initiative, as well as good customer service skills
  • Good team player skills
  • Proficient written and spoken English
  • Heavy lifting capability (up to 45Kg)How to apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 13th December, 2017

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


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