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Job Category: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Consular Roles)
Job Subcategory: Consular
Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)
The British Bilateral Embassy in Belgium is part of a world-wide network, representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas and is now looking for a highly motivated Consular Policy Officer.
As a Consular Policy Officer in the Europe network, 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 engage with local authorities to track and understand the implementation of the UK-EU Citizens’ Rights agreements. You will also help ensure that timely and accurate information is available for UK nationals, including website content, and you will support pro-active outreach to UK nationals.
You will be based in Brussels but your job will have a regional role, which will require some travel. Your role will directly cover UK Citizens’ Rights in Belgium, but you will be expected to support the Regional Consular Policy Adviser with work on Luxembourg.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Specifically, as an integral part of the Embassy Team, you will:
Essential qualifications, skills and experience
Desirable qualifications, skills and experience
Making Effective Decisions, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering at Pace, Engaging Internationally, Demonstrating Resilience
Application deadline: 16 June 2019
Grade: B3 (L)
Type of Position: Full-time, Permanent
Working hours per week: 36.25
Region: Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
Type of Post: British Embassy
Number of vacancies: 1
Starting monthly salary (EUR): 4,058.62
Start Date: 15 July 2019
Other benefits and conditions of employment
This is a full-time permanent contract for 5 working days (36.25 hours net) per week.
The monthly salary for this position is €4,058.62 B3 (L) level.
Please note that Belgian nationals will be paid their salary gross and are expected to comply with their tax obligations through completion of a tax return to the Belgian authorities. Non-Belgian nationals will receive their salary net, minus the deduction of an equivalent level of Belgian tax retained at source. Further information on this will be given to candidates during the recruitment process.
The successful candidates will be subject to professional background checks and security clearance.
Staff recruited locally by the British Diplomatic Missions in Belgium are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local Belgian employment law.
Visa/passport requirements: Must currently hold the independent right to live and work in Belgium and be prepared to ensure that right remains throughout the scope of the contract.
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