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Fresher Admin Embassy Jobs - Executive Assistant to the High Commissioner and Deputy High Commissioner - British High Commission (BHC)

Organization: British High Commission (BHC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Office Notice No.: 08/19 KPL
Starting Monthly Salary: UGX 4,523,426 gross

About US:
The British High Commission is the diplomatic liaison office that aims to develop and maintain close bilateral relations with Uganda, in accordance with British government policies. The British High Commission is responsible for the political relationship between the UK and Uganda, and we provide advice and guidance on political and governance issues. BHC provides assistance and documentary services to British nationals in Uganda. The UK Trade and Investment Section provides assistance to both British and Ugandan businesses.

Job Summary:  The Executive Assistant to the High Commissioner and Deputy High Commissioner will support the High Commissioner and Deputy High Commissioner in their day-to-day work, including managing diaries, liaising with staff across BHC, managing external contacts and organising events.  This is a multi-faceted role which plays a large part in the wider life of the High Commission.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Day-to-day tasks include:
  • Diary management including setting up official meetings and managing internal schedules;
  • Managing travel and accommodation arrangements of High Commissioner/Defence Advisor;
  • Production, registration and dispatch of official correspondence and documents for meetings;
  • Ad hoc support on IT, security and other areas;
  • Budget management and oversight of spending;
  • Event management, including a large role in organising the annual Queen’s Birthday celebrations.
  • The EA to the High Commissioner also oversees the calendar of events at the official residence, managing events for the High Commissioner and coordinating others to ensure they deliver on official objectives.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the British High Commission (BHC) Executive Assistant to the High Commissioner and Deputy High Commissioner job should have previous PA experience
  • Excellent level of written and spoken English
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Packages
  • Ability to work under pressure 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Discretion and confidentiality
  • Team Player
  • Competencies: Making Effective Decisions, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the British High Commission in the aforementioned capacity should apply by clicking on the link below.

Deadline: 28th June 2019

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