Working for British Embassy Phnom Penh

General information

British Embassy in Phnom Penh is keen to recruit outstanding people to join its team.

The British Embassy Phnom Penh is part of a world-wide network of 270 Posts, representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas.

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.

Civil Services Competences and the selection process

Selection is based on the overall suitability of the candidate against the skills, qualifications, and competences required by the position, which may be demonstrated through the application form and the interview. The specific requirements for each position can be found in the job advertisement/description.

We recommend that all applicants understand the Civil Service competences before applying for any role and in preparation for interviews.

Core competencies for SMS1(L)

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Core competencies for A1(L)

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Core competencies for A2(L)

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Core competencies for B3(L)

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Core competencies for C4(L)

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Core competencies for C5(L)

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Core competencies for D6(L)

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Core competencies for D7(L)

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Core competencies for Band S

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If you are interested in a job opportunity at the British Embassy in Phnom Penh one of the other UK delegations, DIT offices, other government departments or consulates in Cambodia, please visit the FCO Local Staff vacancies website.

To filter the search for current vacancies, use the “Country/Territory” field on the left of the page and select the country you wish to search.

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.

Staff recruited locally are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law.

Current work opportunities

The UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) in Cambodia is looking to instruct a consulting firm or a consultant to conduct research in order to gain a better understanding of the current landscape of aid-funded business in Cambodia.

Please find the following Term of Reference for more details and how to apply.