Local Staff Vacancies

Welcome to our Local Staff recruitment pages, where you will be able to find jobs within the British Government overseas’ network. All jobs posted on this site are recruited locally and are subject to the Terms and Conditions of Service, according to the local employment law of each country. In order to apply for opportunities across the network, unless otherwise stated, you must hold the independent right to live and work legally in the country where the job is advertised.

Local Staff perform varied, interesting and skilled work. They are vital to our overseas’ network and the daily operations of our Embassies, High Commissions, Consulates and offices in over 160 countries. Working within Our Network means you could be working for the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), Department for International Trade (DIT), UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) or other British Government Departments.

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.

Working in our overseas' networks can be very rewarding. If you believe you have the skills and expertise to apply for one of our opportunities, then take a look at Our Offer which set out the benefits of working for our overseas’ network. Our Charter applies worldwide, but different Departments and Missions can adapt it to better reflect their local offer. We encourage you to visit How to Apply and view our current opportunities by clicking Search Jobs.

For more opportunities and to register your interest for any Local Staff vacancy in our overseas’ network that matches your selection criteria (either geographical or job category) you can register for Job Alerts. When a new vacancy is posted that matches your selection criteria, we will send you a notification should you wish to apply.

We look forward to receiving and wish you every success with your application.

Please note, that due to the current global Covid-19 situation there may be some delays in progressing applications. Once you have applied you will receive notifications during the recruitment process. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding during this time.

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