UKRep Corporate Officer (BEL493)

United Kingdom Permanent Representation to the European Union
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Government
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Oct 02

Position description

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 a highly motivated Corporate Officer.

The job holder will play an important role in supporting the corporate management of UKRep, with tasks ranging from budget management to arranging and preparing meetings of the senior management team. The ideal candidate will have proven organisational skills, an ability to work quickly on multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining a high level of attention to detail. The role may evolve significantly over the coming period as the UK proceeds through the Article 50 process and the job holder must consequently be prepared to be flexible and adjust their responsibilities as required.

Main responsibilities will include:

  •  Playing a leading role in the co-ordination and running of senior management meetings at UKRep and delivering improvements to UKRep’s internal comms;
  • Liaising with the Ambassadors’ Private Offices and collaborating closely with the Deputy Head of Mission on some business-critical corporate projects; maintaining a contacts database and carrying out ad-hoc research tasks;
  • Budget planning and monitoring for UKRep sections, liaising with Corporate Services and keeping senior management duly informed providing support and cover to the team when needed.

Essential qualifications and experience  

  • Fluent English (both oral and written);
  • Proven skills in delivering results under pressure, excellent organisational ability and a proactive results-driven approach to problem solving;
  • Highly numerate;
  • Ability to demonstrate a high level of initiative and attention to detail;
  • Good IT skills, including Microsoft Excel.

Desirable qualifications and experience  

  • Ability to communicate in French both written and orally would be an advantage but is not essential;
  • Experience with budget management;
  • Knowledge of the EU institutions;
  • Familiarity with the UK Government.

Required competencies  

Making Effective Decisions, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace

Application deadline  

15 October 2017 

Grade  

A2 (L)

Type of Position  

Full-time, Fixed term, with possibility of renewal

Working hours per week  

36.25

Region  

Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia

Country/Territory  

Belgium

Location (City)  

UK Permanent Representation to the European Union, Brussels

Type of Post  

Political Office

Starting monthly salary (EUR)  

3,024.50 gross

Start Date  

15 November 2017

Application instructions

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