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Full-time Senior Political Officer

at British High Commission in Nairobi

Senior Political Officer at British High Commission in Nairobi – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies

A vacancy has arisen at the British High Commission (BHC), Nairobi for a Senior Political Officer with specific responsibility for internal Kenyan politics. This position is an integral part of the Political Section that works to deliver the British government’s strategic objectives in Kenya. Potential candidates are advised to acquaint themselves with the work of the British High Commission and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office before applying for the job on the website:

The indicative salary range for this post will be Kshs 292,793/- – 412,596/- per month, depending on skills and experience and subject to tax deductions. Where the jobholder is not liable to Kenyan tax the scale will be abated under HM Treasury rules and to take account of the tax they would have paid.

Required Skills:

  • The jobholder should ideally be a university graduate with strong administrative, oral and written communication skills.
  • S/he should be highly organised, able to take initiative and to work independently and accurately to meet deadlines.
  • Given the nature of the work, the candidate will be expected to have excellent IT Skills (a working knowledge or Microsoft Excel and Word is essential), be a good team player and have previous experience in a related field.
  • S/he will also be an excellent networker with an established and extensive network of contacts.
  • A willingness to travel and to do some occasional out of (core) hours work will be necessary.

You can access the job profile and BHC application form on
Applicants must have the right to live and work in Kenya. Applications – (CV plus covering letter) – clearly marked – “LE Senior Political Officer” Vacancy should be forwarded to the following address:

The Human Resources Manager
British High Commission,
Upper Hill Road
P.O. Box 30465 – 00100

Or by e-mail to:

Applications should be received on or before Wednesday 27th March 2013. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for interview.

The British High Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications are welcomed from all suitably qualified individuals irrespective of race, gender or disability.

All applications will be treated on merit basis through fair and open competition.

The British High Commission has not appointed any agents to process job applications or arrange interviews and expects no fees to be paid to anyone.

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