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Job Category: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Policy & Political roles)
Job Subcategory: UKREP (UK Representation to the EU)
Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)
The UK Representation to the European Union (UKREP) in Brussels is part of a world-wide network of 230 Diplomatic Posts, representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas and is now looking for a full-time A2L Policy and Administration Support Officer in the Foreign Policy and Development Team at the United Kingdom Representation to the European Union.
This is an exciting time to be working in the UK’s Representation to the EU, as the UK negotiates its future relationship with the European Union. After leaving, the Government wants a deep and special security partnership with the EU, so these jobs will involve helping organise events, projects, visits and campaigns to underpin and take this forward. These are important roles that will increase the efficiency and effectiveness of friendly and dynamic teams by providing high quality administrative and policy support. They would suit highly motivated individuals who enjoy being busy, have excellent organisation skills, and who are flexible and willing to take on new opportunities as they arise. The role would be well suited to an individual with an interest in UK and EU politics and international relations.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Essential qualifications, skills and experience
Desirable qualifications, skills and experience
Changing and Improving, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace.
Application deadline: 5 February 2019
Grade: A2 (L)
Type of Position: Full-time, Permanent
Working hours per week: 36.25
Region: Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
Location (City): UK Permanent Representation to the European Union, Brussels
Type of Post: Political Office
Number of vacancies: 1
Starting monthly salary (EUR): 3,175.72
Start Date: 1 March 2019
Other benefits and conditions of employment
Terms and conditions
This is a permanent full-time contract 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.
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