British High Commission Jobs in Accra-Ghana - Recruiting Entry Clearance Assistants
British High Commission Jobs in Accra-Ghana - Recruiting Entry Clearance AssistantsJob Category Other British Government Departments (Partners across Government, including UK Visas)
UKVI (UK Visas and Immigration)
Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)
Main purpose of job:
The British High Commission is looking for up to two Entry Clearance Assistants to work in the Visa Section. The successful candidates will undertake a wide variety of tasks to support visa operations.
Position/s will be on a 12 month contract from March 2019. The opportunity of working Full or Part-time will be considered.We are looking for someone with good oral and written communication skills.
Roles and responsibilities:
In particular, the successful candidate should be able to work quickly and accurately, often under pressure, have a positive approach to tackling problems and a willingness to take on new tasks.
The most important qualities required are diligence, resilience, self-motivation, a flexible approach and the ability to work well as part of a small team.
Oversight of daily deliveries and dispatch of application dockets and decisions with our commercial partner; checking manifests and applications and ensuring that TEEs and bags are securely sealed.
Management of registry; including weeding and destruction of files in accordance with registry guidelines and under the direction of the Entry Clearance Team Leader or Manager.
Conducting document /Verification checks.
Maintaining/Updating auditable spreadsheets
Essential qualifications, skills and experience
Attention to detail
Desirable qualifications, skills and experience
Experience with working in a visa section or other part of a UK mission
Changing and Improving, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace
Other benefits and conditions of employment
Learning and development opportunities (and any specific training courses to be completed):
On the job learning; job shadowing and mentoring
Various developmental workshops in the Region
Some flexibility in working hours and patterns is possible.
All applicants must be legally able to work in Ghana with the correct visa/status or work permit.
The British High Commission in Ghana is an equal opportunities employer, dedicated to inclusivity, a diverse workforce and valuing difference.
Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission in Ghana are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Country.
Spouses/registered partners of UK Based Staff are able to work within the BHC but their salary will be abated at the appropriate tax rates.
Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted- (It would be advantageous to hold or have held security clearance approved by the FCO)
How to Apply
Application deadline 28th January 2019
For more information and job application details, see; British High Commission Jobs in Accra-Ghana - Recruiting Entry Clearance Assistants
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