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Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Policy & Political roles)
UKREP (UK Representation to the EU)
Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)
The UK Permanent Representation to the EU (UKRep) works within the EU and its member states to maximise British influence on issues such as trade, the single market and economic growth and is now looking for two capable and highly motivated FPD Support Officers who will support the Foreign Policy and Development (FPD) team in the delivery of its work to further the UK’s foreign policy objectives. This role will comprise administrative and policy support work.
Main duties and responsibilities:
Coordinating and developing visit programmes for senior visitors and organising events;
Providing PA support to the Foreign Policy Counsellor;
Administrative duties for the team as required, e.g. ensuring the smooth provision of classified EU material, arranging meetings and escorting visitors;
Attending seminars and other relevant events on policy areas;
Essential qualifications and experience
Desirable qualifications and experience
Experience of organising events and visits;
Some experience working on policy and admin;
Knowledge of UK foreign policy.
Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace, Engaging Internationally, Demonstrating Resilience
18 September 2017
Type of Position
Working hours per week
Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
UK Permanent Representation to the European Union, Brussels
Type of Post
Number of vacancies
Starting monthly salary (EUR)
22 October 2017
Other benefits and conditions of employment
We are offering a permanent full-time contract for 5 working days (36.25 hours net) per week.
The monthly gross salary for this position is € 3,024.50 A2 (L) level (The British Diplomatic Missions in Belgium salaries are not subject to annual indexation).
Please note that Belgian nationals will be paid their salary gross and are expected to comply with their tax obligations through completion of a tax return to the Belgian authorities. Non-Belgian nationals will receive their salary net, minus the deduction of an equivalent level of Belgian tax retained at source. Further information on this will be given to candidates during the recruitment process.
The successful candidates will be subject to professional background checks and security clearance.
Staff recruited locally by the British Diplomatic Missions in Belgium are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local Belgian employment law.
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