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Job Category: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Residence and Support Staff)
Job Subcategory: Housekeeper
The United Kingdom’s Joint Delegation to NATO is the vital link between the UK Government and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. Its principal roles are to promote British interests in NATO and to keep UK Ministers and Government Departments informed about NATO discussions and is now looking for a Residence Coordinator and Social Secretary to the British Ambassador to NATO working within the British Diplomatic Residence.
As Residence Coordinator and Social Secretary, you will run the day-to-day operation of the Residence of the British Ambassador to NATO to a high standard and ensuring it is well kept at all times. Lead on ensuring smooth delivery of all arrangements, including set up and catering for official events. You will be a confident and calm colleague who can work independently (or in a small team when required) in, at times, a high profile, fast paced environment. Flexible even under pressure and discreet at all times.
Application deadline: 27 May 2019
Grade: A2 (L)
Type of Position: Full-time, Flexible working, Permanent
Working hours per week: 40
Type of Post: UK Delegation
Number of vacancies: 1
Starting monthly salary (EUR): 3,334.47
Start Date: 15 May 2019
This is a permanent full-time position, where you will be expected to work a maximum of 40 hours per week, 5 days over 7, on a shift basis as per operational requirements. May include some early, late and split shifts. Mostly Mon-Fri but flexibility will be required, including occasional weekend working and some overtime.Time off in lieu (TOIL) will be granted for additional hours worked at the discretion of the Ambassador and/or line manager.
The monthly gross salary for this position is € 3,334.47 gross A2 (L) level. Furthermore this post attracts a monthly meal allowance.
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”.
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.
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.