British High Commission Job Vacancy Application Details

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British High Commission Job Vacancy Application Instruction.

The British High Commission recruitment is opened for the below positions available. All Eligible and Interested applicants may apply online for the available vacancies before the recruitment application deadline as published on


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Details of British High Commission Vacancy Positions & How to Apply.

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.

Job Category  

Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Operations and Corporate Services)

Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)  

Roles and responsibilities 

Responsible for scheduling and direct supervision of the painting and plastering works across the British High Commission Estates.   They will be responsible for the ordering of materials from the store in advance of programme of works.  They will conduct painting and plastering works and also ensure other painters in the team are conducting their work efficiently and effectively.

Painting and Plastering Works:

  • Painting both interior and exeterior surfaces throughout the BHC Estates (comprising of 120+ properties with a mix of both residential and commercial)
  • Sanding of any wood surfaces and preparing for staining
  • Staining of wood furniture
  • Filling and repairing of cracked walls, doors and ceilings
  • Sanding,preparation and varnishing of wooden floors


  • Setting a Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) programme for painting, plastering and staining works ensuring annual maintenance and fresh coast of paint and staining applied to ensure the upkeep of the British High Commission estate
  • Provide clear guidance and demonstrate best practice in work to the other painters
  • First point of contact for complaint resolution and updating with the customer through the Corporate Services Helpdesk (CSHelpdesk) for Painting and Plastering Requests
  • Oversee workloads and coordinate with the TWG Admin Officer on job allocations to the Painting and Plastering Team

Continuous Improvement

  • Conduct market research on new products and techiniques for painting and plastering
  • Work with suppliers on product quality and usage to ensure correct application is practiced in the teams work

Line Management:

  • Set direction for the team and plan out work assignments to team members
  • Support team members in skill development
  • Coordinate monthly team and individual meetings to track progress against set objectives
  • Directly line manage 2 x S1 Painters

Resources managed (staff and expenditure):

2 x  S1 Painters

Essential qualifications, skills and experience

  • Certificate from a Technical Training School in painting or plastering
  • Minimum 5 years experience in painting and plastering works
  • Line Management Experience and Team Leadership
  • Good computer skills; good working knowledge of Microsoft Office software and Outlook email

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience

  • Experience or Training in Masonry, Carpentry, and general works

Required competencies

Changing and Improving, Building Capability for All, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace

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Starting monthly salary ()

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Other benefits and conditions of employment

Working patterns:

07:15 -17:30 – Monday to Thursday  07:30 – 16:00 – Friday


Members of staff are entitled to paid annual leave, which is earned, from the day they commence employment. Entitlements are as follows:

Grades A1 (L) 25 days

In addition to annual leave, the BHC normally observes no fewer than 9 and no more than 14 Kenyan and British public and religious holidays in a year. These vary from year to year and are at the discretion of the High Commissioner. A list of holidays is published each

Additional information

  • Please complete the application form in full as the information provided is used during screening.
  • Please check your application carefully before you submit, as no changes can be made once submitted.
  • The British High Commission will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position.
  • Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission in Nairobi are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Kenya.
  • It is essential that the applicants already have the right to live and work in Kenya without the need to apply for a work permit
  • Employees who are not eligible to pay local income tax: e.g. certain third-country nationals and spouses/partners of UK diplomats will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.
  • Information about the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Competency Framework can be found on this link: Please note: Job grade AA=A1, AO=A2, EO=B3, HEO=C4, SEO=C5
  • Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted on successful candidates.
  • Please log into your profile on the application system on a regular basis to review the status of your application.

Please be aware that you will only be able to apply to vacancies for Local Staff roles with the British Government through this official site (operated by Oleeo). Jobs may be advertised on third party websites, however our adverts will always link back to the official site. If you complete and send an application through any other site, we will not receive it.

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Closing Date : 25th April, 2020

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