Job Opening - Administrative Assistant

Job Vacancy

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04.05.2022 - Job Vacancies

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Nairobi is currently looking for a Administrative Assistant.

Your tasks

You will assist the Embassy’s Liaison Officers of the German Federal Criminal Police Office with:

  • office management
  • translations (English/German and Swahili/German)
  • local media press analysis
  • travel planning

Your profile

  • You are fluent in German (at least B2), English and Kiswahili (spoken and written)
  • You are a team player and you have good organizational and management skills
  • You are familiar with East African politics and countries
  • You have intercultural competencies
  • You master MS Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • You are flexible and, if necessary, willing to do overtime

Our benefits

  • We offer an exciting working environment in one of Germany’s largest missions in Africa.
  • We will pay you a competitive salary and provide health insurance for you and your family.
  • We provide training options in Germany and Kenya


Qualified candidates for this position should submit the following documents in one joint pdf file (not more than 2 MB). Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

  • Cover letter in German of not more than two pages describing how the candidate’s skills and experience fit the requirements of the subject position
  • Curriculum Vitae in German of not more than three pages
  • Copy of relevant diplomas/degrees/certificates
  • Professional references with complete contact information

The application is to be submitted with the subject line “BKA”
until May 22nd 2022 to

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