View Vacancy - Security Policy Assistant (KOS22.588)
The British Embassy in Pristina, Kosovo, is part of a world-wide network, representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas and is now looking to recruit a full-time officer focussing on Counter Terrorism (CT), Counter Violent Extremism (CVE) and Serious Organised Crime (SOC). The successful candidate will also provide consular support to British Nationals.
Working to the Head of Section responsible for Rule of Law and Internal Security, the role will make a contribution towards UK objectives for a secure, peaceful and prosperous Kosovo. The main role is to help the team develop an understanding, and deliver support on, Counter Terrorism, Counter Violent Extremism and Serious Organised Crime issues in Kosovo. The role will do this through regular reporting, working with project implementers and subject experts in HMG. The successful candidate will also support the maintaining of relationships with Kosovo security institutions and facilitating access for regionally based officers, as well as providing occasional cover for our Consular regional team.
This is an exciting new role with opportunities for the successful candidate to bring creativity and learn subject matter expertise. The successful candidate will report to the Head of Section,but will work with a broad range of regional teams including assistance in delivering support to British nationals in Kosovo. The successful candidate will need some knowledge of the security situation in Kosovo, willingness to work with others, verbal and written communication skills.
Respect, Creativity and Expertise are Embassy values. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a supportive team in an international environment.
Roles and responsibilities:
The Embassy promotes flexible working and will support a number of options in line with the Embassy’s Flexible Working Policy. For this role, the job holder must be able to work full time and be present in the office for at least three days.
The job holder must be able to work full time. Some work may be required during the evenings and occasionally weekends, for which overtime or time off in lieu (where applicable) will be given. The job holder may be required to travel within and outside of Kosovo.
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 job.
*Please refer to the “Common European Framework of Reference for Languages”. 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.
This opportunity is closed to applications.