View Vacancy - IL - Estates and Procurement Officer (AO)

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Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (Operations and Corporate Services)

The British Embassy Tel Aviv has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to support the Corporate Services Team as an Estates and Procurement Officer, job grade Administrative Officer (AO).

The successful candidate will be a key player in the Estates team within the wider Corporate Services (CS) team. The CS team provides support to all Embassy staff, enabling them to carry out their work effectively.

This position is an ideal opportunity to gain experience in a dynamic and international environment.


Duties and responsibilities:

  • Managing & processing Estates procurement and payment requests including rent and va’ad payments, white goods and furniture;
  • Procurement for the wider Embassy upon demand and support for tender processes;
  • Manage the Embassy’s furniture inventory including off-site storage;
  • Escorting Estates and Security contractors at properties;
  • Logging and first response of Maintenance requests;
  • Deputising for the Estates Manager during their absence and general Estates support as needed;
  • Managing the Embassy switchboard and post;
  • Line manage two (2) Cleaners and one (1) ad hoc CS staff.

The above list is not exhaustive and the jobholder will be required to be flexible and take on other ad hoc tasks as required, including participating in the Embassy’s emergency planning and any other response to a crisis affecting UK Citizens.


Key behaviours required:

  • Managing a Quality Service - Deliver service objectives with professional excellence, expertise and efficiency, taking account of diverse customer needs.
  • Delivering at Pace - Take responsibility for delivering timely and quality results with focus and drive.
  • Making Effective Decisions - Use evidence and knowledge to support accurate, expert decisions and advice. Carefully consider alternative options, implications and risks of decisions.
  • Working Together - Form effective partnerships and relationships with people both internally and externally, from a range of diverse backgrounds, sharing information, resources and support.



If you are selected for this position, we will be able to employ you as long as you:

  • Receive the appropriate level of security clearance; and
  • Are able to work legally in Israel.
  • A confident and excellent communicator, bilingual in English and Hebrew.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to develop and maintain a range of contacts to build effective working relationships.
  • A confident self-starter, with a ‘can do’ approach. Excellent organisation and administrative skills.
  • Ability to work independently and to take initiative as well as being able to work well with others. Able to project a professional image and build networks to help get the job done.
  • Demonstrates flexibility, with good time management skills and high attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Experience of working in facilities management.
  • Good negotiation skills.
Delivering at Pace, Making Effective Decisions, Managing a Quality Service, Working Together
27 November 2022
Administrative Officer (AO)
Full-time, Permanent
Middle East & North Africa
Tel Aviv
British Embassy
16 January 2023

The Embassy aims to offer an attractive working environment and remuneration package for this role, including the non-negotiable salary of NIS 10,300 per month plus social benefits: pension employer contribution 7.5% and Keren Hishtalmut employer contribution 7.5%.

No accommodation nor relocation expenses are payable in connection with this position. Parking facilities are not provided nor paid for by the Embassy.

This position is for a full-time employment, on a permanent contract basis. The successful candidate will be on a four-month probationary period. 

Working hours is 37.5 per week. Normal working hours are Monday to Thursday 8:00-16:00 and Friday 8:00-13:30.

The jobholder will be required to be flexible in their approach to hours worked as these will be dictated by operational needs and may involve working outside of normal office hours (evening/ weekend). Any flexible working patterns (such as combination of office and remote working) may be considered based on operational requirements and agreement with the line manager, and in line with FCDO and Embassy policies.

The Embassy invests in staff development with a variety of learning and development opportunities.

How to apply:

Interested candidates must include to their online application form 1) an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) 2) a covering letter/ motivation essay stating how you meet the requirements of the role; and 3) examples in the relevant sections of the online application form of how you meet the key behaviours and skills required.

Applications that do not include this information will not be considered.

All applications must be submitted before 23:55 Israel local time on 27 November 2022.

Applications received after the stated deadline will not be considered.

Due to the large number of applications we receive, only those shortlisted for the next step of the recruitment process will be contacted.

The start date mentioned in the job advert is a tentative start date and the successful candidate will be required to undergo security-vetting procedures. Any offer of employment will be subject to the candidate achieving suitable clearances.

Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy are subject to terms and conditions of service according to local labour law. 


The British Embassy Tel Aviv is an equal opportunities employer, dedicated to inclusivity, a diverse workforce and valuing difference.

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This opportunity is closed to applications.