Working for British Embassy Manama
Working at the British Embassy offers a unique and rewarding opportunity to grow professionally while collaborating with a talented group of individuals.
As part of the team at the Embassy you will play an important role in the continued partnership between the UK and Bahrain.
Types of vacancy
The British Embassy offers a wide range of opportunities including, but certainly not limited to, Communications and Press, Security, Administrative, Trade & Investment, Finance, Energy, the Residence and Consular section. Please note: We can only review CVs submitted for specific jobs advertised here since we have limited resources to reply or retain unsolicited applications for employment.
We are currently recruiting for the following positions below. Please click your preferred job role for more details and how to apply:
Civil Services Competences and the selection process
Selection is based on the overall suitability of the candidate against the skills, qualifications and competences required in the position, as may be demonstrated by applicants through the application form and the interview. The specific requirements for each position can be found in the job description.
We recommend all applicants understand the Civil Service competences before applying for any role and in preparation for interviews.
- Core competencies for SMS1(L) or LE1 S (PDF, 197KB, 8 pages)
- Core competencies for D7(L) or LE1 S (PDF, 198KB, 8 pages)
- Core competencies for D6(L) or LE1 S (PDF, 198KB, 8 pages)
- Core competencies for C5(L) or LE1 S (PDF, 195KB, 8 pages)
- Core competencies for C4(L) or LE1 (PDF, 195KB, 8 pages)
- Core competencies for B3(L) or LE2 (PDF, 192KB, 8 pages)
- Core competencies for A2(L) or LE3 (PDF, 191KB, 8 pages)
- Core competencies for A1(L) or LE4 (PDF, 191KB, 8 pages)
- Core competencies for S1, S2, S3, or LE5 (PDF, 178KB, 7 pages)
Eligibility and selection process
As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds irrespective of race, colour, religion, gender, disability, age or sexual orientation.
Selection is based on the competencies and skills demonstrated by applicants in the application form and the interview. The specific requirements for competencies and skills needed for each role can be found in each job description.
All candidates are required to login with the username and password at https://fco.tal.net/candidate/login before the closing date of the position they would like to apply.
Due to the large volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Short-listed candidates will be invited to an interview, which may also consist of a written test relevant to the role. Details will be provided at the time of short-listing. All interviews are conducted in English by a panel, usually made up of three members of staff.
All interviewed candidates will be contacted approximately two weeks after interview to inform them whether or not they have been successful. More detailed feedback can be obtained from our Recruitment Team upon request.