The British High Commission – BHC is hiring

négociable Expires in 2 semaines


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The British High Commission – BHC is hiring

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (Policy & Political roles)


Main Purpose of Job

To support the political and communications team on key tasks: political research, media monitoring, digital communication, events management support and customer-focus services (frontline delivery).

This is a varied and interesting position, which covers a wide range of policy and project related tasks as well as administrative task. It will involve contact with most sections of the High Commission.

The job provides an opportunity to learn and contribute to public diplomacy first hand in a fast-paced environment. The intern will provide support for the political and communications team, as well as support on events.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carry out reviews of print and online media and produce summary political reports for internal and external distribution
  • Conduct research on particular political issues to assist UK policy development
  • Organise public diplomacy events on behalf of the British High Commission
  • Support the political and communications team on a variety of other tasks, ranging from administrative to policy
  • Customer service: responding to inquiries
  • Provide ad-hoc support to other sections
  • Create social media content on Web, Facebook and Twitter to support HMG priorities




  • Experience in political analysis and reporting
  • Experience working with media sources

  • Desired fields of study include political and social sciences, law, economics
  • A degree in any other field with evidence of interest in politics, communications and international affairs will be considered
  • French is desirable

Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace

17 February 2021


Fixed Term

36 hours

3 months




British High Commission


CFA 125, 000 (Stipend)

1 May 2021

30 July 2021

Learning and development opportunities (and any specific training courses to be completed):

Staff induction, on-the-job opportunities and a wide range of UK Civil Service/FCO Diplomatic Academy e-courses on diplomacy, policy and communications amongst others.

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 Yaounde are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Cameroon.

All candidates must be legally able to work and reside in the country of the vacancy with the correct visa/work permit status or demonstrate eligibility to obtain the relevant permit.

The responsibility lies on the successful candidate to;

1.Obtain the relevant permit

2.Pay the fees for the permit

3.Make arrangements to relocate

4.Meet the costs to relocation

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.

Click here to apply.



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