This page contains information on eligibility and application forms for Senior Management Structure (SMS) roles advertised on CS Jobs.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office appoints SMS officers to positions for a specified tour length. All roles are open to civil servants from other government departments or Non-Departmental Public Bodies (NDPBs) via CS Jobs on a loan basis. Job adverts will indicate which forms should be completed, and how to apply.
- candidate guidance pack - this pack explains how to apply for FCO SMS jobs, including terms and conditions of appointment
- eligibility criteria (SCS Officers) – eligibility criteria for Senior Civil Service (SCS) officers who are applying for an SMS role
- eligibility criteria (temporary promotion) – eligibility criteria for candidates who are applying for an SMS role on temporary promotion