Welcome Assistant at International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

  • Published date: June 23, 2022
  • Category: Administrative & Office
    • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi
  • Jop type:
  • Salary: Ksh Not mentioned
  • Company name: Jobs in Kenya

Job Description


The Welcome Assistant helps ensure that Welcome activities are organized smoothly, including coordination of pick-up/drop-off of ICRC staff and guests, travel arrangements, visas, permits, official registration and accommodation.

Duties & Responsibilities

  •  Process application of work permits, dependants pass;

  • Process Country Visas for professional travels in the absence of colleague;

  • Liaison with Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and immigration and various Governments Departments;

  • Work/Residence permit issuance application;

  • Exemption work permit endorsement;

  • Update the clients on the progress of the applications and any other concerns;

  • Liaison with MFA and Immigration and Various Government Departments;

  • Ensure applications for work permits for mobile staff and their staff dependants are processed within the stipulated timeframe

  • Follow up with MFA on delayed approvals of permits & visas;

  • Inform management on the changes in MFA and other departments concerned like Immigration and Kenya Revenue Authority;

  • Preparation and sending of the beginning of mission file to new delegates;

  • Update the Pending Cases Tool in TeamSpace;

  • Replace / assist other Welcome Officers for basic tasks if necessary;

  • Maintain functional peer relationships and detailed working knowledge of the assigned area’s systems, organization and business processes.


  • Minimum Diploma in Travel & Tourism or equivalent;

  • Minimum 3-4 years’ experience in a similar position;

  • Previous working experience with International Organizations (preferred);

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English;

  • Advanced computer skills (Word, Excel, Power Point).

 or before 25th July 2022 


Method of Application

The interested candidates should fill up a form by clicking the link below on or before 01st July 2022 at 4:30 pm then submit their CV, motivation letter, including references details, supporting documents (Certificates, Diplomas, Degree etc) and current and expected remuneration to ICRC Nairobi Delegation, HR Department via the email address provided below:

E-mail: nai_hrrec_services@icrc.org

Interested and qualified? Go to International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on forms.office.com to apply


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