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British High Commission Nairobi

Location:KenyaPart of:Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Working for British High Commission Nairobi

If you are interested in a job opportunity at the British High Commission in Nairobi or one of the other UK delegations, UKTI offices, other government departments or consulates in Kenya, please visit the FCDO Local Staff vacancies website.

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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.

Staff recruited locally are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law.

The British High Commission will never ask you to pay any fees or money for any part of the recruitment process.

Science Partnerships Adviser

This post will be funded through FCDO’s Research and Evidence Division (RED) Strengthening Research Institutions in Africa (SRIA) programme.

This role is to support the alignment and impact of the UK’s science and research capacity strengthening investments in Africa through FCDO’s partnership with the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) AESA Platform (Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Sciences in Africa).

As a member of the East Africa Research & Innovation Hub (EARIH), this post will also be required to work closely with colleagues across FCDO to build synergies between the SRIA programme and other portfolios of Science, Technology and Innovation programmes across the region.

Closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday, 22 November 2020.