View Vacancy - NCA Local Liaison Assistant, Malta (MLT21.126)

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Due to COVID-19, you may experience some delay in the progress of this recruitment campaign and we are working hard to minimise any disruption.

The British High Commission (BHC) in Malta is part of a worldwide network, representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas and is now looking for a National Crime Agency (NCA) Local Liaison Assistant.

The National Crime Agency (NCA) Local Liaison Assistant role provides general and administrative support to the NCA International Liaison Officer (ILO). The job-holder will work closely with the NCA ILO and colleagues from across the British High Commission in support of crime and justice cooperation between the UK and Malta.

Main responsibilities and tasks:

  • Manage significant budgets maintaining precise records on PRISM and NCA records.
  • Provide administrative support to the NCA International Liaison Officer.
  • Complete corporate records in a timely and accurate manner
  • Organise events such as meetings, workshops, seminars, conferences and receptions;
  • Develop skills and understanding of the maintenance and research of analytical data and produce reports as needed.
  • Work with High Commission stakeholders in support of wider Crime and Justice Objectives.
  • Through a clear understanding of budgetary processes, be able to manage NCA budgeting processes including cross charging and PRISM accounting processes.
  • Organise travel and accommodation a for NCA staff, and official visitors
  • Maintenance of an ILO diary and contacts database.  
  • Keep office inventories up to date, including the timely submission of returns to NCA London.
  • Liaison with other NCA offices and other law enforcement partners in person and in writing, collating information and preparing reports.
  • Searching open source material, keeping abreast of news and media relating to NCA business.
  • Arranging and attending conferences, meetings, workshops and representing the NCA at such events as appropriate.
  • Performing ad-hoc duties such a managing other corporate duties as is commensurate to the role.




  • A self-starter able to work effectively either independently or as part of a team
  • Ability to plan ahead and prioritise effectively
  • Excellent IT skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Experience of budget management including monitoring spend and processing invoices
  • Ability to produce clear and accurate work with attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Fluency in English (both oral and written, minimum C1 level*)
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and use initiative to solve problems
  • Meet the requirements to obtain UK (SC) Security Clearance



  • Previous experience in a Law Enforcement, Government or Embassy employment would be beneficial.
  • Maltese speaker (although not essential for this role).
Seeing the Big Picture, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Demonstrating Resilience
16 May 2021
A2 (L)
Full-time, Fixed term, with possibility of renewal
35
Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
Malta
Valletta
British High Commission
1
1820.91
1 July 2021

This is a full-time of 35 hours/week, 12 months renewable contract.

The successful candidate will be subject to confirmation of a background check and security clearance.

All applicants should have the right to live and work in Malta. The British High Commission does not sponsor work permits.

Staff recruited locally by the British High Commission in Malta are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local Maltese employment law.

Visa/Passport requirements: Candidates must currently hold the independent right to live and work in Malta and be prepared to ensure that right remains throughout the scope of the contract. The successful candidate will be subject to professional background and security clearance.

Please note that the deadline for applications is 23:55 on the day mentioned in the above field “Application deadline”.

We advise you to allow enough time to complete and submit your full application, since only applications completed and submitted before the deadline will be considered.

Please be aware that the deadline for submitting applications is considered to be the time zone for the country where the vacancy has arisen.

Please be advised that the British Embassy will not be able to meet the travel costs incurred when travelling to the interview, nor the costs connected with relocation if offered a position.

*Please note Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment  indicates Level C2 as Mastery or proficiency Level which comprehends that a person can understand with ease virtually everything heard or read; can summarize information from different spoken and written sources, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation; can express themselves spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in the most complex situations. For more information please click on the following link CEFR. Please bear in mind in case you are invited for an interview your languages skills are going to be assessed.

Additional Information (due to Covid 19):

  • You may experience some delay in the progress of this recruitment campaign and we are working hard to minimise any disruption;
  • Interviews will be done remotely if the existing situation determines this to be the right course of action;

  • Starting date may be delayed depending on circumstances at the time and it will be agreed with the selected candidate.

Please be aware that you will only be able to apply to vacancies for Country Based Staff roles with the British Government through this official tal.net site (operated by Oleeo). Jobs may be advertised on third party websites, however our adverts will always link back to the official tal.net site. If you complete and send an application through any other site, we will not receive it.

This opportunity is closed to applications.