View Vacancy - National Liaison Officer

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.
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NCA (National Crime Agency)

Under the guidance of the Head of the National Crime Agency (NCA), to manage the NCA office ensuring the delivery of a professional operation via dynamic interaction with key stakeholders, strategic communication and the effective delivery of NCA objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working collaboratively to provide day-to-day support to NCA Liaison officers in Bridgetown. Effective and productive liaison with NCA partner agencies within the region.
  • Financial management of the NCA project budget in accordance with corporate policy to ensure accurate budget expenditure, value for money, compliance and proper financial controls in place and followed in liaison with FCO Corporate Services.
  • Managing the day to day running of the NCA Fusion Centre office including the maintenance of key confidential records and IT infrastructure.
  • Providing quality service & performance through sound practices and procedures, making effective decisions and delivering results. 
  • To independently research, draft and submit comprehensive information reports to NCA HQ in support of NCA requirements and objectives.

  • Proven experience in financial budgeting and analysis
  • Excellent organisational skills with ability to demonstrate initiative and self motivation
  • roven experience of managing and delivering multiple tasks and projects at pace
  • Advanced IT experience including MS Office
  • Current UK security related clearance
  • Current driving licence and passport
  • Ability to work flexibily, including working out of hours. Overseas travel may be required.
Changing and Improving, Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering at Pace, Demonstrating Resilience
5 August 2016
B3 (L)
N. America, Caribbean and British Overseas Territories
British High Commission
29 August 2016

The role is open to anyone with the independent right to reside and work in Barbados. UK security vetting is essential. The role will involve close collaboration with all internal departments, so excellent interpersonal skills are also essential. A strong customer focus is required. The incumbent must be comfortable at conversing at all levels within the organisation, demonstrate initiative, be comfortable analysing financial data, have strong leadership qualities and influence change. Strong communication, negotiation and decision making skills are required.

  • The period of probation for this role in 6 months, though the British High Commission reserves the right to extend this in order to fairly assess performance
  • A full induction and coaching will be arranged for the successful applicant.
  • The salary range for this position is BD$ 91,971 -  BD$ 137,547
  • A comprehensive mandatory pension plan is offered after successful completion of the probation period. Subject to plan provider approval, group medical coverage is offered after the first month of service.
  • Core office hours are 7.45am-4pm, Monday -Thursday and 8am-1pm on Fridays
  • Annual leave entitlement is 15 days rising to 20 days after one year of service. A combination of up to 14 UK and local public holiday days are also observed

Application to include CV and cover letter must be submitted by 5 August 2016. 

Internal candidates must address their resumes through the Head of Group before applying.  


Only successful candidates will be contacted. Please no phone calls. Due to the high volume of resumes we receive, we cannot guarantee consideration of your application if the submission instructions are not properly followed. 

The British High Commission is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a diverse workforce.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, or other category protected by law.

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This opportunity is closed to applications.