Embassy Admin Jobs – Political Support & Visits Officer – British High Commission (BHC)

Job Title:       Political
Support & Visits Officer (Admin Jobs)

Organization: British
High Commission (BHC)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Office Notice No.: 11/19 KPL

Starting Monthly Salary: UGX 2,508,110 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 Political Support & Visits Officer
will provide administrative support to the Political teams at the British High
Commission, as well as supporting incoming and outgoing visits to, from and
within Uganda.  This will include visits
for senior members of the team to other parts of the country and inward visits
from officials from London. This is an important role working closely with
colleagues across the UK mission to support events, meetings and visits.  The successful candidate will have strong
administrative, organisation and communication skills (written and oral) and
have the flexibility to respond to new priorities in a fast paced environment.

The job holder will
be responsible for ensuring the smooth running of administrative functions in
support of the political team.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 


  • Arranging meetings, transport and escorting visitors,
  • Liaison with political team contacts
  • Tasked with general administration including printing and
    photocopying papers, filing
  • Organising stationary
  • Ensuring management of information and contacts is accurate


  • Leading on official and public correspondence, including drafting
    replies and filing correspondence. 
    Production, registration and dispatch of official correspondence
    and documents for meetings.

Visits: Leading on visits for the section, organising
programmes, ensuring logistical support, booking accommodation and arranging

Events: The role is envisaged to be flexible and will
be required to help other members of the team in delivery of the political team
objectives. It will require close working with teams across the UK mission
(e.g. transport, security and protocol) to deliver successfully.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the British High Commission (BHC) Political
    Support & Visits Officer job should hold a university degree or
    similar qualification in a relevant field (e.g. Business Administration,
    Politics) or a related field;
  • At least three years of relevant work experience;
  • Strong administrative and IT skills
  • Close attention to detail and ability to prioritise in a fast-paced
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to undergo security vetting process
  • Competencies: Changing and Improving, Making Effective
    Decisions, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service

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: 20th September 2019

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