Working for British Embassy Mogadishu

If you are interested in a job opportunity at the British Embassy in Mogadishu or one of the other UK delegations, UKTI offices, other government departments or consulates in Somalia, please visit the FCO Local Staff vacancies website.

To filter the search for current vacancies, use the “Country/Territory” field on the left of the page and select the country you wish to search.

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.

Staff recruited locally are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law.

The British Embassy will never ask you to pay any fees or money for any part of the recruitment process.

Current work opportunities

A vacancy for a A2 Humanitarian Adviser has arisen in DFID Somalia based in the British High Commission. This is an exciting and challenging post within the Humanitarian and Resilience Team to monitor and manage the existing multi-year humanitarian programme in Somalia (notably our nutrition and resilience investments), provide advice on the contracting and implementation of new projects and oversee the rolling out of DFID’s humanitarian policy and post World Humanitarian Summit commitments.

For the full job description, please follow the links below:

DFID A2 Humanitarian Advisor Advert (MS Word Document, 110KB)

A2 Competency Details (MS Word Document, 24.3KB)

BHC Application Form Humanitarian Advisor (MS Word Document, 84.5KB)

Humanitarian Competencies (MS Word Document, 61.3KB)


Completed application forms are to be sent to AfricaHRHubRecruit@DFID.GOV.UK. The completed application form with a copy of their most recent CV must be sent to the same email address. Please quote the following reference number when applying “KEN/001”. Failure to do so may result in your application not being viewed.

The closing date for the vacancy is 12:00 pm on 15 July 2016. If you have not received a response by end July 2016 consider your application as unsuccessful.