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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 carry out electrical “preventive and breakdown” tasks as per compliance.Provide a high quality and cost effective electrical services.

Roles and responsibilities

Provide electrical assistance including fault finding and trouble shooting on all electrical installations including electrical panels, switch gears, motors, fire alarm system etc.

Provide electrical assistance to contractors to ensure British Standards and H&S compliance guidance are being followed.

To complete all the related documents and forms in line with compliance by using MS Office.

To seek value for money for all projects without compromising required standards. Stand in for Electrician and Generator Mechanic colleagues whenever needed.

Able to liaise with utility companies in particular Karachi Electric to trouble shoot any problem at their end.

Resources managed (staff and expenditure):

1 x S1 Assistant Electrician. Inventory of Electrical items.

  • B Tech or Diploma holder in electrical field with a minimum of 5 years experience of hands-on experience of fault finding and trouble shooting in an industrial environment.
  • Thorough knowledge of Health & Safety principles
  • Having good IT skill

Language requirements:

Language: English

Level of language required: Basic spoken and written English

Knowledge about electrical British Standards. Good team player having sense of responsibility, quick learner, able to take initiative and accept challenges, self drive. Respects customers and colleagues.  

Changing and Improving, Delivering Value for Money, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace
20 July 2017
A1 (L)
South Asia & Afghanistan
British Deputy High Commission
1 September 2017


For British High Commission (BHC) candidates, the Local Staff BHC Terms & Conditions will apply.

For other than BHC candidates, salary will be ­­­­­­ PKR 66,643/-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 force is 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.


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

(a)  Complete the Online Job Application Form

(b)  Attach a detailed CV

(c)  Complete the Motivation segment in the online application form (in not more than 600 words) setting out why you are the suitable person for this role. Your statement should include clear examples of how you meet the key competences.

We will accept only online applications by 20th July'17 midnight.

  • 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.


This opportunity is closed to applications.