Job Vacancy: Consular Assistant





Telephone : 01 56 62 25 25
Fax : 01 47 20 44 41
Email: : paris@mfa.go.ke
Site web : www.kenyaembassyparis.org

3, rue Freycinet 75116 PARIS

The Embassy of the Republic of Kenya is advertising the position of a Consular Assistant for a 3-month contract (with possibility of extension). The applicant must possess a valid resident /work permit. Please note the Embassy does not process or support the processing of work permits. Interested applicants should submit their applications together with curriculum vitae, relevant copies of testimonials and other documents to: paris@mfa.go.ke on or before 28th February 2020.

Required qualifications:

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Package and filing syste
  •  Must be fluent in French, English and good notions of Swahili
  • Proven work experience as an administrative assistant or relevant position
  •  Ability to work under pressure
  • General Knowledge on Kenya legislation
  • Integrity and professionalism
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Immaculate presentation and organized

Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Receive and verify consular requests and advise clients;
  • Prepare requisitions and necessary documents for the consular officer, including passports, travel documents, birth certificates, certificate of good conduct and authentication;
  • General assistance towards e-passport processing, example, taking photos, fingerprints, scanning etc.
  • Conduct preliminary interviews with applicants;
  • Provide advice / assistance to Kenyan citizens in distress in France,Portugal and Serbia;
  • Maintain an appropriate filing system
  • Respond to requests by email and phone
  • Respond to general requests for consular services;
  • Provide information to Kenyans on local laws, customs, procedures and documentation regarding marriage, divorce, registration of Kenyan new- borns, driving licenses, death certificates, etc.

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