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Corporate Services Officer for British Embassy Asunción

The British Embassy is seeking a Corporate Services Officer to join our team and support the work of the Corporate Services Manager.

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British Embassy in Asunción

Are you an effective multi-tasker, able to pick up new tasks quickly and deliver results with a high level of customer service? If so, the British Embassy is looking to employ a Corporate Services Officer to join our team and support the work of the Corporate Services Manager to deliver effective management, finance, procurement, human resources and IT systems to the whole Embassy.

The role is a diverse one, with responsibilities ranging from the management of the Embassy’s estate and oversight of the security of Embassy premises and all staff, to obtaining accreditation for UK staff and customs clearances.

The successful candidate will manage a team of drivers and security guards and build a network of contacts with the relevant authorities. You will also be expected to deputise for the corporate services manager, assisting in the delivery of effective management, finance, procurement, human resources and estate services to the whole Embassy.

Applicants should have 2 years experience in a similar role. You should be a strong team player with previous personnel management experience. You must be fluent in both written and spoken English and Spanish and have good IT skills. Your language and IT skills will be tested prior to interview if your application is shortlisted.

Applications should be submitted in English to the British Embassy at BE-Asuncion.Recruitment@fco.gov.uk by close of business on 20 July 2013. For the full job description and further details of how to apply, please visit our ‘Working for the British Embassy’s page.

The British Embassy is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on grounds of ethnic origin, race, religious beliefs, age, disability, gender or sexual orientation.

Published 7 July 2013