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Protocol and Liaison Assistant Job in Kenya

Vacant Position: Protocol and Liaison Assistant

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the overall guidance of the Director General and the direct supervision of the Protocol and Liaison Officer, the Protocol and Liaison Assistant main responsibilities will be to:
·                     Assist in monitoring the implementation of the Host Country Agreement as well as the immunities, privileges and exemptions extended to the Regional Office and its staff;

·                     Assist in liaising with the Host Country authorities;
·                     Prepare, dispatch and follow up on residence permits, diplomatic cards, motor vehicle registration and Tax exemptions for the Bank and its staff;
·                     Assist in conducting airport arrival and departure formalities for senior Bank staff and all other personalities invited by the Regional Office;
·                     Update inventories of applications for franchises/concessions, residence permits, etc. and inform the Regional Director of the status;
·                     Maintain the Bank’s flag, emblems and pennants in good condition;
·                     Produce monthly activity report on the Protocol portfolio;
·                     Assist in the drafting of outgoing correspondences, diplomatic and circular notes; maintains the log of outgoing diplomatic/circular note numbers and keep records of these notes.
·                     Perform any other tasks as may be assigned.
Selection Criteria (including skills, knowledge and experience required)   

·                     A minimum of an undergraduate university degree in Public International Law, International Relations, Political Science, Diplomacy or a similar or other related discipline.
·                     Qualifications, studies and training in diplomacy and protocol practices would be an advantage.
·                     A minimum of three (3) years of progressive relevant professional experience holding a holding a diplomatic position or a similar position in a multilateral development bank, Government or an international organization;
·                     Experience in protocol practices of Governments, National or Public Administrations, Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Embassies or international organizations.
·                     A good knowledge of diplomatic norms and Practices;
·                     Proven ability to work effectively in a team-oriented, multicultural environment and to function effectively as a member of various groups.
·                     Strong interpersonal skills, a keen sense of initiative, rigorous and methodical approach with attention to detail; Budget and programme management skills desirable.
·                     An excellent communicator in English. A good working knowledge of French will be an advantage.
·                     Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, Access and Power Point); Knowledge of SAP desirable.
Terms of Employment: SIX (6) months contract renewal based on performance and budget availability

How to Apply:

If you believe your career objectives match this exciting position, please forward your application and detailed C.V stating your current position, remuneration, contact details by 2nd January 2018 to the Sheer Logic Management Consultants E- Mail: clearly marking – “Protocol and Liaison Assistant”

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