The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Nairobi is currently looking for a Administrative Assistant. Application deadline: 22 May 2022

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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Here's a downladable PDF version of this advertisement.

For more information about the position and the German Embassy in Kenya, visit the official website here: >>Job Opening - Administrative Assistant

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