British Embassy Receptionist & Admin Officer Jobs in Asmara - Eritrea

British Embassy Receptionist & Admin Officer Jobs in Asmara - Eritrea


Job Category
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Operations and Corporate Services)
    Job Subcategory
  • Corporate Services Support

    Job Description
    Main purpose of job:

  • To carry out Reception and Administration duties in BE Asmara, including management of HMA’s diary.

    Roles and responsibilities
  • Cover all Reception duties - including greeting visitors, taking phonecalls, etc
    Management of HMA’s diary & appointments
  • Travel administration - including arranging travel permits, making flight and hotel bookings, co-ordinating visa applications
  • Diplomatic Bag and External Administration – including dip bag and heavy baggage arrangements, and distribution of tasks to Embassy Drivers 25%
  • General Office Administration, including responding to emails to embassy inquiries inbox
  • Post Health and safety coordinator

    Essential qualifications, skills and experience
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role
  • Diploma in a related field
    Tigrinya required, Fluent spoken and written English required’

    Desirable qualifications, skills and experience
  • Experience of working for an international organisation.

    Required competencies
  • Making Effective Decisions, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace

    Other benefits and conditions of employment
    Hours of work

  • Embassy opening hours are split unevenly across five days:
    8:00am – 16:30pm Monday to Thursday and 8:00am – 12:30pm on Friday.
  • Permanently employed locally engaged staff of all grades will be entitled to be paid annual leave as follows:

    Additional information
  • All applicants must be legally able to work in Eritrea with the correct visa/status or work permit.
  • The British Embassy is an equal opportunities employer, dedicated to exclusivity, a diverse workforce and valuing difference.
  • Employees recruited locally by the British Embassy are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Eritrea.
  • Employees who are not eligible to pay local income tax: e.g. certain third-country nationals and spouses/partners of UK diplomats will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.
  • Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted.
  • If you have not heard from us 3 weeks after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.
  • Any questions you may have about this position will only be answered during interview, should you be invited.

    How to Apply
  • Interested candidates should send their resume by 14 January 2018
  • For more information and job application details, see; British Embassy Receptionist & Admin Officer Jobs in Asmara - Eritrea

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