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Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Consular Roles)
Job Description (Roles and Responsibilitie
The British Embassy Bucharest is part of a worldwide network, representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas. We are seeking to recruit a temporary, part-time Consular Policy Officer with responsibility for Romania.
You will be a key member of a cross-Embassy team working on the UK’s exit from the European Union. As part of the team, you will support engagement with local authorities in Romania to track and understand the implementation of the UK-EU Citizens’ Rights agreements. You will help ensure that timely and accurate information is available for UK nationals, including website content, and you will support pro-active outreach to UK will develop close collaborative relationships with key UK Government Department representatives and local authorities in Romania to ensure that all relevant policy areas of concern to UK nationals are covered.
You will be based at the British Embassy Bucharest though the position may require some travel within country. Your role will directly cover UK Citizens’ Rights in Romania, and you will be managed by a Regional Consular Policy Adviser (based in Rome).
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Specifically, as an integral part of the Embassy Team, you will:
Essential qualifications, skills and experience
Desirable qualificatiokills and experience
Making Effective Decisions, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering at Pace, Engaging Internationally, Demonstrating Resilience
9 December 2018
Type of Position
Part-Time, Fixed term, with possibility of renewal
Working hours per week
Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
Type of Post
Number of vacancies
Starting monthly salary (RON)
1 February 2019
Other benefits and conditions of employment
This is a part-time, fixed-term contract formonths (21 hours net per week), which may be extended by a mutual agreement. Working hours are flexible and staff are entitled to time-off-in-lieu for agreed extra hours worked.
The annual leave entitlement is 21 days per year pro rata and the Embassy also enjoys a maximum of 14 Romanian / UK public holidays per year.
Monthly salary iRON 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 667.
The successful candidate will be subject to confirmation of a background check and security clearance, and satisfactory completion of a probationary period ofalendar days.
All applicants should have a pre-existing legal status to live and work in Romania. The British Embassy does not facilitate/sponsor visa applications and work permits. Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy are subject to terms and conditions service according to Romanian employment law.
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.
FCO does not pay for travel related expense incurred in interviews (including Security Check) or accept any financial risk, including cancelation or reschedule costs. The FCO will not meet the costs connected with relocation if offered a position.