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Job Category: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Residence and Support Staff)
Job Subcategory: Residence Coordinator
The Foreign & Commonwealth Office’s (FCO) diplomatic missions in Benelux are part of a world-wide network of over 200 Posts representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas.
Corporate Services Benelux (CSB), a joint service leading on operational support to the UK diplomatic missions in Brussels and Benelux, is now looking for a Residence & Business Hospitality Manager.
The Residence & Business Hospitality Manager is responsible for the efficient management of the British Residence, ensuring that it contributes fully to UK government priorities, represents value for money, is maintained to the highest possible standard and serves as a showcase for British excellence. The job holder will also be expected to offer guidance on use of business hospitality in other official and Residence locations of the UK Missions.
Reporting to the Deputy Director Corporate Services, the Residence & Business Hospitality Manager is responsible for the overall day-to-day management of the Residence and the planning and co-ordination of events that take place therein.
Changing and Improving, Making Effective Decisions, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace.
Application deadline: 25 March 2019
Grade: C5 (L)
Type of Position: Full-time, Flexible working, 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): 6,245
Start Date: 1 June 2019
Other benefits and conditions of employment
This is a permanent full-time contract (for working 5 days over 7 per week, 36.25 hours net).
The monthly salary for this position is €6,245 C5 (L) level (The British Diplomatic Missions in Belgium salaries are not subject to annual indexation).
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.
Please note that the deadline for applications is 23:55 on the day mentioned in the above field “Application deadline”.
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Please be aware that the deadline for submitting applications is considered to be the time zone for the country where the vacancy has arisen.
Please be advised that the British Diplomatic Missions will not be able to meet the travel costs incurred when travelling to the interview, nor the costs connected with relocation if offered a job.
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