Working for British High Commission Nairobi

Information on job vacancies at the British High Commission-Nairobi

Research Specialist at Adviser A2 or A2L

East Africa Research Hub (EARH) in Nairobi is recruiting a Research Specialist Adviser A2 or A2L level (depending on the skills and experience of applicants). The appointment will be under local terms and conditions and subject to security clearance. The salary is for A2 level Kshs 612,842. The EARH is also open to explore options short-term (2 year) secondments from research or innovation organisations for highly qualified applicants seeking a career development opportunity with DFID. The ideal start date is June 2015.

The EARH is hosted by DFID Kenya which is part of the British High Commission in Nairobi, which has over 360 staff from 14 government departments. Terms and conditions are competitive, and there are good opportunities for formal and informal learning and development

See the links below for more information

A2 DFID Research Specialist (MS Word Document, 208KB)

A2 DFID Research Specialist - BHC External Application Form (MS Word Document, 83.5KB)

A2L DFID Research Specialist (MS Word Document, 208KB)

A2L DFID Research Specialist - BHC External Application Form (MS Word Document, 83.5KB)

Civil Service Competencies (PDF, 1.5MB, 46 pages)

If you are interested in applying for this position please forward your application to DFIDNairobi-Recruitment@DFID.gov.uk by 14th April 2015.

Applicants are encouraged to refer to the civil service competency framework in responding to the personal qualities and skills required in the application.

DFID is an equal opportunities employer.

A2L Economic Adviser

A vacancy has arisen for an Economic Adviser supporting DFID Kenya. The jobholder will be a member of the Accountability and Results Team.
The appointment will be under local terms and conditions and is subject to security clearance.

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Kenyan economist to gain experience working for one of the world’s leading organisations in international development. There will be a focus on ensuring that the Economist’s technical and generalist competencies are developed to facilitate career progression. The salary for this position is Kshs 447,121.00 per month before tax. The ideal start date is: 3rd August 2015.

See the links below for more information on Job Description, application form and the New Competencies Framework

Economic Adviser (MS Word Document, 269KB)

BHC External Application Form - Economic Adviser (MS Word Document, 83.5KB)

New Civil Service Competencies (PDF, 1.5MB, 46 pages)

If you are interested in applying for this position please email your BHC External completed application form and CV to DFIDNairobi-Recruitment@DFID.gov.uk

Under no circumstances will your application be considered unless it is accompanied by the BHC Application form.
The closing date for applications is: 9th April 2015. Applications will not be accepted after this date.

Selection will include a paper application review process, interview, group exercise and written exercise (if required).

DFID is an Equal Opportunities employer. Applications are welcomed from all parts of the community, and we actively encourage interest from women, ethnic minority groups and those with disabilities. Selection is on merit.