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Mozambique British High Commission Job Recruitment 2 Openings

Mozambique British High Commission Job Recruitment for Executive PA A2 (07/20 MPT) and Security Manager B3 (06/20 MPT).


1.Executive PA A2 (07/20 MPT)

Main Purpose of Job-Mozambique British High Commission Job

Efficiently and effectively manage the High Commissioner‘s business life and engagements in liaison with internal and external stakeholders, enabling the successful delivery of the mission’s objectives.

Main Duties and Responsibilities-Mozambique British High Commission Job

  • Diary management, logistics and administrative tasks.
  • Channel incoming correspondence to relevant teams, and ensure appropriate registry/filing Coordinating travel and visits on behalf of the High Commissioner.
  • Budget holder for post-travel.
  • Support Deputy High Commissioner on Crisis Management Planning.
  • Support the wider teams on internal and external events.

  • Min. 2 years’ experience as an executive assistant or personal assistant
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Fluent in English and Portuguese (both written and oral)
  • Attention to detail
  • Good capacity for building work relationships and communication networks
  • Good knowledge of IT(Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook), internet, and managing digital data
  • Highly responsible, integrity, honest, and the ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Punctual
  • Ability to quickly learn, adapt and be flexible
  • Problem solving skills and solution focused
  • Confidence to respectfully speak up and offer advice or guidance
  • Experience of planning travels and events
  • Experience / basic knowledge of budgeting and forecasting

  • Experience of working in a similar organisation
  • Experience of engaging with senior government officials
  • Over 5 years’ experience as an executive assistant or personal assistant

Changing and Improving, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace

25 September 2020

A2 (L)

Fixed Term

35

12 months

Africa

Mozambique

Maputo

British High Commission

1

USD 1,520.00

1 November 2020

Learning and development opportunities (and any specific training courses to be completed):

  • Finance and management courses as required.
  • There will also be opportunities for job shadowing and mentoring in the Africa network

Working Hours:

Monday – Thursday 8:00 – 4:00,

Friday 8:00 – 1:00

  • Please complete the application form in full. Failure to do so may result in a determination that you do not meet the requirements for the position. 
  • Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission in Maputo are subject to the Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Mozambique.
  • All applicants must be legally able to work in Mozambique with the correct visa/status or work permit.
  • 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 and security clearances checks will be conducted.
  • Any questions you may have about this position will be answered during the interview, should you be invited.
  • Information about the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Competency Framework can be found on this link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/civil-service-competency-framework
  • Successful candidates not resident in Mozambique will be personally liable for costs and arrangements to relocate.
  • Check your application and attachments before you submit your application, as you will not be able to make any changes once submitted.
  • The British High Commission will never ask you to pay a fee or money to apply for a position.

 

Main Purpose of Job-Mozambique British High Commission Job

  • Manage the overall security and safety of UK government employees and the estate in accordance with UK policy and procedures.
  • Support the effective running of the corporate services team in Mozambique.
  • The Security Manager will be responsible for managing transport services and protocol for the 1HMG platform.

Main Duties and Responsibilities-Mozambique British High Commission JobEstate security

  • Manage the security guarding contract to ensure it meets Key Performance Indicators and report monthly to Post Security Officer (Deputy High Commissioner) and security committee
  • Regularly assess the security of residential and office accommodation to ensure that it meets defined standards
  • Conduct surprise checks, including outside of office hours

Employee security-Mozambique British High Commission Job

  • Monitor local security conditions; liaise with local police and other security contacts and feed into UK government travel advice where needed; and play an active role in crisis response
  • Provide security briefings/induction for new employees; regularly brief and remind employees and their families about security
  • Manage the radio network, including regular checks and maintenance

Health and safety compliance-Mozambique British High Commission Job

  • Be focal point on all health and safety issues; provide advice when requested; and proactively issue guidance to support formation of a “safety culture”
  • Regular testing of fire, bomb alarms and systems in offices and residential accommodation

Management

  • Manage Transport and Protocol Officer and overseeing a team of five drivers

Other

  • From time to time there will be a need for flexible support to other areas of the 1HMG team and cover and support will be needed for example to cover leave, peaks in other areas of work, special events
  • The job requires occasional work outside of normal working hours eg monitoring security guards at night

Resources Managed (Staff and Expenditure)

LM 1 x A2L, CSO 5xS1

Budget oversight GBP 130k

  • Security sector experience
  • Good organisational and inter-personal skills.
  • IT literacy (proficiency in MS Word, Outlook and Excel)
  • At least 5 years experience of managing people and contracts
  • Good oral communication, team-working and self-management skills
  • Good English Speaking

  • Experience of managing security for a diplomatic mission or international organisation
  • Budget Management experience
  • Portuguese speaker

Making Effective Decisions, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering at Pace

25 September 2020

B3 (L)

Fixed Term

35

12 months

Africa

Mozambique

Maputo

British High Commission

1

USD 2,107.52

1 November 2020

31 October 2021

Learning and development opportunities (and any specific training courses to be completed):

  • Finance and management courses as required.
  • There will also be opportunities for job shadowing and mentoring in the Africa network

Working Hours:

Monday – Thursday 8:00 – 4:00,

Friday 8:00 – 1:00

  • Please complete the application form in full. Failure to do so may result in a determination that you do not meet the requirements for the position. 
  • Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission in Maputo are subject to the Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Mozambique.
  • All applicants must be legally able to work in Mozambique with the correct visa/status or work permit.
  • 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 and security clearances checks will be conducted.
  • Any questions you may have about this position will be answered during the interview, should you be invited.
  • Information about the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Competency Framework can be found on this link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/civil-service-competency-framework
  • Successful candidates not resident in Mozambique will be personally liable for costs and arrangements to relocate.
  • Check your application and attachments before you submit your application, as you will not be able to make any changes once submitted.
  • The British High Commission will never ask you to pay a fee or money to apply for a position.
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