View Vacancy - Accommodation & Furnishings Officer - A2

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.
Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Operations and Corporate Services)

Main purpose of job: 

To ensure all properties and offices are prepared up to UK standard and that staff are accommodated in an efficient manner.

Roles and responsibilities: 

Carry out residential properties inspections before staff departs and when new staff arrives, to ensure properties and furniture are in good condition, check/update inventories and ensure properties are clean and ready for occupation. 

Assessing properties and identifying repairs or replacements required for both hard and soft furnishings and taking forward required works with suppliers and contractors. 

To update all the inventories and staff information on the Pyramid. 

Oversight of the running of the House Hotels – ensuring staff are aware of their responsibilities. Taking and record bookings for hotel rooms and issuing keys. 

Planning and arranging furnishings upgrades and submitting estimates to Head of Accommodation & Furnishings for inclusion in budget bids. Raising requisitions on Prism and receipting goods/services for furnishing purchase. 

To manage office machinery stock, procurement and smooth running of office business.

Line management and tasking of 4xS House Hotel staff.

Other skills / experience / qualifications:

Essential on arrival:

  • Good team leadership skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong inter personal skills
  • Strong IT Skills
  • Good team player
  • Valid LTV driving licence


  • Bachelors degree
  • Relevant experience
Changing and Improving, Making Effective Decisions, Leading and Communicating, Managing a Quality Service
19 February 2018
A2 (L)
South Asia & Afghanistan
British High Commission
1 April 2018

Salary Details: 

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

For other than BHC candidates, Basic Salary will be ­­­­­­PKR 83,232 per month. 

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.

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 ­­“19th Feb’18” 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.

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This opportunity is closed to applications.