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  • Posted: May 10, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Visa Officer

    Employers Background:

    The German Embassy Nairobi is the official representation of the Federal Republic of Germany to Kenya, Somalia, the Seychelles, as well as to UNEP and UN-Habitat. We offer an exciting working environment in a German-Kenyan team in one of Germanys largest missions on the African continent.

    Key Roles & Responsibilities:

    • Back-office and counter work at the visa section of the Embassy processing visa applications
    • Correspondence via email and phone
    • working on case files and general office work

    Essential Qualifications:

    • Bachelor Degree
    • At least four years working experience in office-related jobs
    • Fluent in English, Somali, German (B2 from Goethe Institute)
    • Mastering MS Office programs and flexible in using other IT-systems
    • Should be team player, and have excellent organizational skills
    • Kenyan citizenship or residence and working permit for Kenya

    Desirable Qualifications:

    • Previous experience working in same capacity at a diplomatic mission
    • Knowledge of Tigrinya is an added advantage

    Benefits Offered.

    • Job security, a competitive salary plus a 13th month salary, and an additional health insurance for you, your spouse, and minors.
    • The German Embassy Nairobi provides training options in Germany and Kenya including German Language Courses.
    • Regular performance reports constitute the basis for bi-annually possible salary increases according to the current salary scheme of the Embassy; in case of outstanding performance, bonus payments are possible.
    • The German Embassy Nairobi offers an employment contract governed by Kenyan Law. Taxation of the remuneration is based on the Double Taxation Agreement between Germany and Kenya.
    • You are entitled to 24 working days paid leave per calendar year. In addition, the Embassy respects 15 public holidays/days off.
    • The employment will initially be limited to a fixed term of 1 year. The first six months of the employment is the probationary period.
    • The German Federal Foreign Office promotes womens careers and encourages women to apply.

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