Internal Country Based Staff Vacancies

Welcome to our Internal Country Based Staff recruitment pages, where you will be able to find jobs within the British Government overseas’ Network. In order to proceed with your application you must be an existing employee of a British Government department (or a spouse/partner of a UK Based Government employee). To determine your status, you will be asked questions regarding your current status with us. If you are unable to answer these questions, you will not be able to proceed with your application, but will be eligible to apply to any of our external vacancies posted here: External Vacancies.

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.

Country Based 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 and Commonwealth Office (FCO), 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 offering a wide range of experiences. If you believe you have the skills and expertise to apply for one of our opportunities, then 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 Country Based 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 Country Based 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.