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Department for International Trade roles (DIT)
Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)
Note: Due to COVID-19, you may experience some delay in the progress of this recruitment campaign. We are working hard to minimise any disruption. You may find more information in the Additional Information section below.
Our GREAT team:
The Department for International Trade (DIT) is responsible for promoting British trade across the world. DIT Europe works to help UK-based businesses export to the EU and to encourage the best European businesses to invest in the UK. This is an exciting time to join DIT, as you will have the opportunity to shape the UK’s international trade agenda and foster UK growth.
DIT has a GREAT opportunity for a confident and motivated Trade Development Adviser to join our team in Bucharest.
What will be your key responsibilities?
Essential qualifications, skills and experience
Desirable qualifications, skills and experience
Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace, Engaging Internationally, Demonstrating Resilience
5 October 2020
Type of Position
Full-time, Fixed term, with possibility of renewal
Working hours per week
Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
Type of Post
Starting monthly salary (RON)
5,140 (salary is not negotiable)
9 November 2020
Other benefits and conditions of employment
This is a full-time, fixed-term contract of 2 years (35 hours net per week). Working hours are flexible and staff are entitled to time-off-in-lieu for agreed extra hours worked.
The annual leave entitlement is 25 days per year pro rata and the Embassy also enjoys a maximum of 14 Romanian / UK public holidays per year.
Monthly salary is RON 5,140 gross. In addition, staff are entitled to a 13th month salary pro rata and may receive a performance related bonus at year end. Staff also receive meal vouchers and a monthly subscription to a medical centre. An individual personal development plan will be agreed with the successful candidate, which may include training outside Romania.
For your information whilst the Emergency Ordinanceis in place the job holder will receive a gross monthly compensation bonus of RON 1,028.
The successful candidate will be subject to confirmation of a background check and security clearance, and satisfactory completion of a probationary period of up to 30 calendar days.
Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy are subject to terms and conditions service according to Romanian employment law.
Visa/Passport requirements: Candidates must currently hold the independent right to live and work in Romania and be prepared to ensure that right remains throughout the scope of the contract. Additional requirements may become necessary after 31st December 2020.
Information due to COVID-19:
Please note that the deadline for applications is 23:55 on the day mentioned in the above field “Application deadline”.
We advise you to allow enough time to complete and submit your full application, since only applications completed and submitted before the deadline will be considered.
Please be aware that the deadline for submitting applications is considered to be the time zone for the country where the vacancy has arisen.
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