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Job Category: UK Permanent Representative's Office
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 Policy and Administrative Support Officer. Although the appointment is for an indefinite period of time, it is expected that the overall period of service will most probably not exceed March 2021.
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. This important role will increase the efficiency and effectiveness of a friendly and dynamic team by providing high quality administrative and policy support. This role would suit a highly motivated individual who enjoys being busy, has excellent organisation skills, and who is 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
Application deadline: 23 January 2020
Grade: A1 (L)
Type of Position: Full-time, Permanent
Working hours per week: 36.25 (net)
Region: Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
Type of Post: Political Office
Number of vacancies: 1
Starting monthly salary (EUR): 2,761.66
Start Date: 16 March 2020
Other benefits and conditions of employment
This is a permanent full-time contract for 5 working days (36.25 hours net) per week. Although the appointment is for an indefinite period of time, it is expected that the overall period of service will most probably not exceed March 2021. This point will be addressed during the recruitment process.
The monthly gross salary for this position is € 2,761.66, A1(L) level. In addition, we offer an extensive salary package, which includes a 13 month, luncheon vouchers, pension scheme, hospitalisation insurance, reimbursement of public transport and a lot more. We offer more days of annual leave than the Belgian requirements.
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.
Staff recruited locally by the British Diplomatic Missions in Belgium are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local Belgian employment law.
The successful candidates will be subject to professional background checks and security clearance.
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. Additional requirements may become necessary pending EU Exit. If requirements change additional eligibility information will be shared during the recruitment process.
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