View Vacancy - Immigration Liaison Assistant (Immigration Enforcement International – Islamabad)

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer.  We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.
Other British Government Departments (Partners across Government, including UK Visas)
UKBA (UK Border Agency)

Main purpose of job:

What is IEI?

Immigration Enforcement International (IEI) operates to prevent illegal immigration and disrupt the organised immigration crime groups behind it, supporting both the Immigration Enforcement mission and the Home Office purpose. We have staff deployed to approximately 53 locations across the world.  

We deliver this by:

  • Providing intelligence support to the visa operation, supporting UKVI to take an increasingly global approach to risk streaming built on the analysis of objective data and enhanced with local risk indicators
  • Working with carriers around the world to reduce the threat of inadequately documented arrivals (IDAs) reaching the UK by air
  • Developing intelligence packages related to the visa or air threat for subsequent criminal investigations and prosecutions
  • Developing relationships within the host country law enforcement agencies with a view to cooperating on the investigation and prevention of immigration crime.

Roles and responsibilities :

Intelligence Management & Research

  • Manage, prioritise and research all incoming intelligence via IMS (Immigration Management System) and duty inboxes, ensuring that all relevant intelligence is gathered, assessed and disseminated in line with guidance.

Investigations Development

  • Identifying trends and patterns in fraud and abuse and indicators of organised immigration crime with a view to referring to ILO for further investigation.
  • Support ILOs and ILM in developing and progressing investigations into organised immigration crime groups targeting the UK.

Stakeholder Engagement

  • Build effective working relationships with host authorities, international partners(FCC/EU) and UK partners to support the delivery of crime and intelligence objectives.
  • Support the exchange of actionable intelligence with local law enforcement partners and counterparts in other Diplomatic missions to identify and mitigate threats to the UK border.
  • Representing the Home Office professionally, developing effective partnerships with the wider Embassy and with key external partners.
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
  • A high level of written and spoken English with the ability to write high quality reports and briefings.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • An ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision.

Language requirements:

Language: English

Level of language required: Advanced.

Previous immigration, law enforcement and/or analytical or investigation experience would be an advantage.

Making Effective Decisions, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering at Pace
10 July 2019
A2 (L)
Fixed Term
12 months
South Asia & Afghanistan
British High Commission
1 August 2019

Salary Details:  

For BHC candidates, the Local BHC Terms & Conditions will apply. 

For other than BHC candidates, Basic Salary will be ­­­­­­PKR 1,21,175 per month plus 80,000 security allowance minus tax abatement.

The BHC is recognised as a good employer, with a robust, fair and transparent performance management & appraisal system linked to increments and staff bonuses. We have a 5-day working week, plus annual leave, public holidays, maternity leave provision, special leave, paid sick leave provision; ample development opportunities, travel opportunities, a good organisational culture, and excellent work/life balance. 

Around half of our work forces are women.  We treat people with respect and equality and have a policy of zero tolerance for any form of discrimination, bullying, or harassment. 

This is a good opportunity to be part of a strong, diverse team, working in the biggest network that FCO has anywhere across the globe.  We are aiming to make it the best. 


Holds one of the following passports: UK, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand.

Each application is considered on its own merits, but the successful applicant will be subject to satisfactory security clearance. Successful candidates must meet the security requirements before they can be appointed. The level of security needed for this post is Official Sensitive. Due to the security requirements of the position applicants should be British, US, Australian, New Zealand, Canadian or EU national who have spent at least two of the last five years in their home countries. Applicants must be willing to undergo the clearance procedure, and your application should set out your nationality and places of residence for the past five years.

Applicants must have appropriate permissions/visa to be able to work in Pakistan

The level of security clearance required means that individuals with dual Pakistani nationality are ineligible to apply.

Learning and development opportunities (and any specific training courses to be completed):

On the job training and shadowing will be provided.

Introduction to Intelligence session relating to intelligence handling, grading and dissemination will be provided.

Intelligence Professionalization Programme - Opportunity to achieve accreditation in a nationally recognised programme developed by UK College of Policing.

To Apply:

Please note applications without (a)(b) and (c) will not be considered.

A.     Complete the Online Application Form

B.     Attach a detailed CV

C.     Complete the Motivation Segment in the Online Application Form

Internal candidates applying for this position need to upload their appraisal forms for the previous 2 years (if applicable) and also inform their current line managers. Else the application will not be considered.

We will accept only online applications by ­­“10 July 2019” midnight.

Please Note:

  • Applicants who do not have the required qualification & experience should kindly abstain from applying, as their applications will not be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and no telephone enquires will be dealt with.
  • The appointment will be subject to Police Verification and other checks including references, educational and professional.

We welcome all applications irrespective of age, race, colour, gender, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief or creed. We are also open to applications from people who want to work flexibly.

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