Fresher Embassy Jobs – Political Support and Visits Officer – British High Commission (BHC)

Job Title:    Political Support and Visits Officer (Fresher Embassy Jobs)

Organization: British High Commission (BHC)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Salary: UGX 2,856,513 / =


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.


Job Summary:  The Political and Visits Officer is based at The British High Commission (BHC) Kampala. The BHC is located in a purpose-built compound which offers excellent office accommodation. It is a very friendly team. The job holder will be responsible for ensuring the smooth running of administrative functions in support of the political and governance team.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 


  • Arranging meetings, transport and escorting visitors,
  • Act as a liaison with political and governance team contacts
  • General administration inc. 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.


  • Leading on visits for the team, organising programmes, ensuring logistical support, booking accommodation and arranging meetings.


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

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the British High Commission job must excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to prioritise a range of workstreams in order to deliver efficiently
  • Ability to work with a range of internal and external stakeholders, a willingness to adapt quickly to changing demands. Excellent IT skills.
  • Competencies: Making Effective Decisions, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace


Desirable qualifications, skills and experience

  • Previous experience of working in a multinational organisation and/or previous experience of working with Government entities.



How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join the British High Commission should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 19th November 2021


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