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Job Category: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Department for International Trade roles)
Job Subcategory: Department for International Trade (DIT)
Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)
The British Embassy in Brussels is part of a world-wide network, representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas and is looking for Head of Investment for the UK Department for International Trade (DIT) for Belgium and Luxembourg.
This is a challenging, varied and high profile role and presents an excellent opportunity for an ambitious, driven and energetic individual with relevant business experience. Applicants should ideally be able to start as soon as possible and will be based at the British Embassy in Brussels.
As part of a small team, you will lead and deliver the business services to support inward investment from Belgium and Luxembourg to the UK. The aim is to attract and retain high value investment projects, adding measurable value to direct investment in the UK.
Main duties and responsibilities:
Essential qualifications and experience
Desirable qualifications and experience
Required competencies: Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Achieving Commercial Outcomes, Managing a Quality Service
Application deadline: 5 December 2017
Grade: C4 (L)
Type of Position: Full-time, Permanent
Working hours per week: 36.25
Region: Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
Type of Post: British Embassy
Number of vacancies: 1
Starting monthly salary (EUR): 4,747.11 (Gross)
Start Date: 1 January 2018
Other benefits and conditions of employment
This is a permanent full-time contract for 5 working days (36.25 hours net) per week.
The monthly gross salary for this position is € 4,747.11 C4(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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