Working for British Embassy Tunis
Working at the British Embassy offers unique and rewarding opportunity to grow professionally while collaborating with a talented group of individuals. We often have employment opportunities that may appeal to qualified candidates with experience and an interest in our work.
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
- Core competencies for D7(L) or LE1 S
- Core competencies for D6(L) or LE1 S
- Core competencies for C5(L) or LE1 S
- Core competencies for C4(L) or LE1
- Core competencies for B3(L) or LE2
- Core competencies for A2(L) or LE3
- Core competencies for A1(L) or LE4
- Core competencies for S1, S2, S3, or LE5
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.
Current work opportunities
If you are interested in a job opportunity at the British Embassy in Tunis or one of the other UK delegations, UKTI offices, other government departments or consulates in Tunisia, 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.
Executive Assistant to Her Majesty’s Ambassador, Grade B3 (L)
The British Embassy in Tunis has a vacancy for the position of an Executive Assistant to Her Majesty’s Ambassador, Grade B3 (L).
Please click here to apply for the vacancy.
The closing date for all applications 22nd March 2017.