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

Job Title:       Executive
Assistant to the High Commissioner and Deputy High Commissioner (Fresher Admin Jobs)

Organization: British
High Commission (BHC)

Duty Station: Kampala,

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

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Day-to-day tasks

  • 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


Deadline: 28th June 2019

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