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Visa Officer at Gap Recruitment Services Limited

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Job Description

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.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Gap Recruitment Services Limited on www.careers-page.com to apply
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