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Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Operations and Corporate Services)
Corporate Services Support

Main purpose of job:

Provide support to the Corporate Services section by attending people who come to the Embassy.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Act as point of contact for all communications, logistical and administrative matters - providing reception services to walk-in visitors and via telephone/email enquiries and respond to queries and/or refer to the appropriate contact in the Embassy.
  • Support the Corporate Services Team in administrative matters, estates, and day-to-day tasks.
  • Coordinate the sending and receiving of Diplomatic Bags.
  • Manage the Embassy switchboard.
  • As the Fire Safety Manager, to be the focal point for all fire safety matters.
  • Maintain records such as telephone directories, diplomatic/consular lists, and emergency contact numbers.
  • Support the Communications Officer in generating content and platform management for social media accounts (Facebook and Twitter) and by following up interviews, press conferences, and other events.
  • Provide support to other colleagues as necessary, ensuring key tasks are completed on time and in accordance with Embassy guidance.
  • Customer Service.
  • Strong general IT skills.
  • Digital content creation.
Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service
21 June 2017
A1 (L)
Full-time, Permanent
Latin America and Spanish speaking Caribbean
British Embassy Office
PYG 4,400,000
10 July 2017

This opportunity is closed to applications.