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Job Category: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Consular Roles)
Job Subcategory: Consular
Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)
The British Consular Network in Brussels is part of a world-wide network, representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas and is now looking for a Consular Officer.
This job is also available in Alicante, Amsterdam, Athens, Berlin, Berne, Bordeaux, Bratislava, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Copenhagen, Dusseldorf, Helsinki, Ljubljana, Luxembourg, Marseille, Munich, Oslo, Palma, Paris, Prague, Reykjavik, Riga, Rome, Stockholm, Tallinn, Vienna and Warsaw as well. If you are interested in applying to more than one location (s), you should submit an application for each by searching the name of the location you are interested in and click on “Apply”.
The main purpose of the job is to help provide resilience to our consular networks across Europe. We need dynamic, well-organised people with a passion for customer service to offer clear guidance and assistance to UK nationals as the UK leaves the EU. The roles will cover many aspects of consular and the work that the Embassy leads on. Candidates should note that the functions of these will need to adapt to shifting priorities and operational objectives. The sort of responsibilities that these roles will cover will include:
Roles and Responsibilities:
Essential qualifications, skills and experience
Desirable qualifications, skills and experience
Changing and Improving, Making Effective Decisions, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace.
Application deadline: 11 November 2018
Grade: A2 (L)
Type of Position: Fixed Term, Full-time
Working hours per week: 36.25
Duration of Post: 6 months
Region: Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
Type of Post: British Embassy
Number of vacancies: 1
Starting monthly salary (EUR): 3175.72
Start Date: 3 January 2019
Other benefits and conditions of employment
This is a full-time, fixed-term contract for 6 months, for 5 working days (36.25 hours net) per week.
The monthly salary for this position is €3,175.72, 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.
Visa/Passport requirements: Candidates must currently hold the independent right to live and work in Belgium and be prepared to ensure that right remains throughout the scope of the contract.
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