Job Title: Assistant Programme Officer
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is a joint organization of German institutions of Higher Education devoted to international academic exchange and University co-operation. Our Regional Office in Nairobi has over forty years’ record of facilitating capacity building in Higher Education and German-East African collaboration in teaching and research.
We would like to fill the position of an Assistant Programme Officer from May, 2015
Assist in the administration of DAAD’s in-country and in-region scholarships
Take care of national and international DAAD scholarship holders in Kenya and the East African region
Assist senior staff with secretarial and organizational work
Disseminate information on DAAD programmes during individual consultations, at Universities and higher education forums
Prepare workshops and conferences
Do desk research on issues of Higher Education in East Africa
Qualifications and Experience
Very good command of English, German language skills being an asset
Interest in project planning, management and administration
Good communication skills and ability for teamwork
Eagerness to learn and develop
We work in an inspiring international team, with a wide range of activities and space for professional and personal development.
Interested? Please submit a cover letter explaining your interest in the job, updated CV in Europass format, copies of university degree, certificates, job references and indicate two contactable referees to email@example.com by 10th of April, 2015.
Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews
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