Working for British Embassy Ljubljana

General information

The British diplomatic presence in Slovenia consists of the British Embassy in Ljubljana. Staff at the mission fall into two groups:

  • UK-based staff: career diplomatic staff, employed directly by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) in London, and sent to work at posts abroad for periods of 3-5 years

  • locally employed staff: local residents, employed in accordance with local employment law and practices

If you are interested in career opportunities as a UK-based officer with the FCDO, please find further information at the FCDO recruitment page.

Vacancies for local staff employed directly by the British Embassy in Ljubljana are rare. When positions become available, they are always listed on our website.

Please be aware that there are limited opportunities for promotion or progression, however, staff are encouraged to apply for other vacancies within the Embassy as they arise.


The Embassy doesn’t offer internships.

Students at UK universities who are British nationals and are considering a career in the Diplomatic Service can apply to the FCDO in London for a placement under the FCDO placement scheme or a variety of other schemes run by other government departments.

Current work opportunities

If you are interested in a job opportunity at the British Embassy in Ljubljana or one of the other UK delegations, DIT offices, other government departments or consulates in Slovenia, 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.