View Vacancy - Protocol Officer

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Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (Operations and Corporate Services)
Protocol, Visits and Events

The British Embassy in Tunis is looking to recruit a full-time Protocol Officer to ensure protocol services to an enlarged platform including Libya Operations Team.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

•Clearance of air and sea fright for Embassy and UKBS within specified time frames.
•Drafting of NVs and follow up with MFA & other Government authorities.
•Fixing of appointments with MFA / Ministries/ for HMA, DHM and other officers.
•General protocol work including invitation lists and data bases for official events.

Key Competences required for the job:

Seeing the Big Picture - Seeing the big picture is about having an in-depth understanding and knowledge of how your role fits with and supports organisational objectives and the wider public needs.
Managing a Quality Service - Strong sense of professionalism. Effective planning and management of work in order to deliver a high quality service.
Delivering at Pace - Effectiveness in this area means focusing on delivering timely performance with energy and taking responsibility and accountability for quality outcomes
Collaborating & Partnering - People skilled in this area create and maintain positive, professional and trusting working relationships with a wide range of people within and outside the Civil Service to help get business done.
Demonstrating Resilience - This is about helping our people to build resilience in international roles, supporting their ability to adapt to working in difficult and varied international environments and to bounce back from crises and setbacks in these contexts.

Minimum Qualifications:

Previous experience in similar role.
Proficient in IT Skills including advanced Word, Excel and SharePoint.
Communication Skills: English, French & Arabic

Experience with Oracle based systems.
11 July 2016
Administrative Officer (AO)
Full-time, Permanent
Middle East & North Africa
British Embassy
31 August 2016

Working Hours and Remuneration:

Conditioned working hours are 40 hours gross per week. Standard working hours are from 08:00 am to 16:30 pm from Monday to Thursday. 08:00 – 13:00 on Fridays.

The British Embassy in Tunisia offers an attractive working environment and remuneration package for this role. Initial salary will be TND 1600 per month while on probation. Salary after probation is TND 1981.

The appointment is also subject to satisfactory local and UK security clearances.

To Apply:

Interested candidates must attach the following documents when applying online. Incomplete documents will not be considered.

1. An updated Curriculum Vitae.
2. Please provide examples of performance in each competency on the motivation section of the online application form.
3. A covering letter stating why you feel you have the necessary skills to perform well in the above role.

The closing date for applications is 11th July 2016.

Due to the large amount of applications we receive only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

Candidates must ensure that they are eligible to work and reside in Tunisia.

Applications received after the stated deadline will not be considered.

Interviews will be held at the British Embassy Office and we will only contact those who will be selected for interview.

The British Embassy in Tunis are equal opportunities employer, dedicated to diverse workforce and valuing difference. 

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This opportunity is closed to applications.