Working for British Embassy Jakarta

General information

Welcome to our careers section where you can find out more about working with us at the British Embassy in Jakarta and our Consulate in Bali.

We offer a range of interesting and rewarding roles at different levels. Jobs include helping distressed British nationals, political and economic analysis, media activities, tackling climate change, promoting UK-Indonesia trade and much more.

There are lots of opportunities for professional development and the chance to work with talented colleagues from the UK and Indonesia. As part of the team, you will play an important role in strengthening the partnership between the UK and Indonesia.

We offer a competitive remuneration package including a supplementary commercial insurance package, generous annual leave and flexible working arrangements.

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.

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.

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 HR team upon request.

Current work opportunities

If you are interested in a job opportunity at the British Embassy in Jakarta or one of the other UK delegations, DIT offices, other government departments or consulates in Indonesia, please visit the FCDO 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.