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Job Category: UK Permanent Representative's Office
Job Subcategory: Private Office
Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)
The United Kingdom’s Joint Delegation to NATO is the vital link between the UK Government and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. Its principal roles are to promote British interests in NATO and to keep UK Ministers and Government Departments informed about NATO discussions and is now looking forThe United Kingdom’s Joint Delegation to NATO is the vital link between the UK Government and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. Its principal roles are to promote British interests in NATO and to keep UK Ministers and Government Departments informed about NATO discussions and is now looking for an Assistant to Permanent Representative.
The main responsibility is to run the diary of the Permanent Representative (PermRep) and to assist in the smooth running of the PermRep’s outer office, by providing secretarial and general office support to the PermRep and other members of the delegation’s Senior Leadership Team.
You will be a confident and calm colleague who can work independently in a high profile, fast paced environment. Flexibility, calmness under pressure and discretion are required at all times.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential qualifications, skills and experience
Desirable qualifications, skills and experience
Application deadline: 16 September 2018
Grade: B3 (L)
Type of Position: Full-time, Permanent
Working hours per week: 36.25
Region: Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
Location (City): UK Joint Delegation to NATO, Brussels
Type of Post: UK Delegation
Number of vacancies: 1
Starting monthly salary (EUR): 3,865.40
Start Date: 1 November 2018
Other benefits and conditions of employment
This is a full-time contract for 5 working days (36.25 hours net) per week. This position will be filled on a "replacement contract" to cover a Maternity Leave. It is anticipated that the staff member will return in December 2019. This is only a guide and any possible earlier return or extension to this date would be discussed with the successful candidate.
The monthly gross salary for this position is € 3,865.40, B3 (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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