Executive Assistant to the Ambassador and Deputy Head of Mission
Salary range: Confidential | Contract type: Permanent
This is an exciting opportunity for someone to play a pivotal role in a vibrant, highly supportive team working from Nairobi and in Mogadishu to deliver effective diplomacy and support to one of the world's poorest countries.
You have the opportunity of being part of a team across government in helping Somalia to rebuild after decades of conflict which is a top priority for the UK government.
- 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
Oversee the CTEN’s operational budget by monitoring expenditure, collating forecasts, processing expense claims and reviewing all purchasing requests to ensure audit procedures are followed correctly
Organise official incoming visits and events for the CTEN section, including drawing up programmes, arranging transport, hotel bookings, etc.
Provide project support to Programme Officers in all administrative aspects of project management
Act as the key contact point within the team for IT, technical, human resource and operational requests
- General office management including printing, photocopying, filing, supervision of cleaning, etc.
: Bachelor's degreeRequired relevant work experience
: 2 yearsRequired skills
: Office administration, management; Logistics planning and management; Secretarial work; Public, corporate relations; Event management; Travel planning and reservations (leisure, business)Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)