View Vacancy - Head of Corporate Services (MATL cover) CZE22.612
The British Embassy in Prague is looking for an experienced candidate with strong interpersonal skills to lead the Corporate Services team. The Corporate Services team provides administrative support to all sections of the Embassy, supporting both UK diplomatic staff and staff employed locally. The job holder will oversee the entire Corporate Services agenda, ensuring high quality, efficient and effective use of human, financial and material resources to enable the Embassy to deliver on its objectives. The job holder will work with local colleagues and counterparts at the FCDO Headquarters in London and shared service centres (corporate services hubs) in Milton Keynes, Vilnius and Lisbon to ensure that corporate policies are implemented effectively in the Embassy as well as pursue initiatives to modernise working practices and find innovative ways of working. The job holder will report to the Deputy Head of Mission.
This is a full-time position of 5 working days (37.5 hours net) per week, maternity leave (added parental leave cover) contract. Working hours are Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 17:00 with a flexible working hours arrangement. Staff are entitled to time-off-in-lieu for extra hours worked. The annual leave entitlement is 25 days per year pro rata and the Embassy enjoys an average of 14 Czech/UK public holidays per year.
The monthly salary is CZK 80.920 - gross per month. In addition, staff receive meal contribution.
The successful candidate will be subject to professional background check, security clearance and 3 months probationary period.
The successful candidate must have pre-existing work authorisation for the Czech Republic in order to apply.
Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy in Czech Republic are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local Czech Republic employment law.
Visa/work permit requirements: Candidates must currently hold the independent right to live and work in Czech Republic and be prepared to ensure that right remains throughout the scope of the contract.
Please note that it is your responsibility to ensure you meet the legal requirements to live and work in this country.
The British Embassy does not sponsor work permits.
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.
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 refer to the “Common European Framework of Reference for Languages”. We are looking for a C1 level or equivalent. 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.