The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) has a worldwide network of embassies and consulates, employing over 14,000 people in nearly 270 diplomatic offices. We work with international organisations to promote UK interests and global security, including the EU, NATO, the United Nations, the UN Security Council and the Commonwealth.
The FCO promotes British interests overseas, supporting our citizens and businesses around the globe. The FCO is a ministerial department, supported by 11 agencies and public bodies.
Job Ref (21/16 ABJ) (Internal job advert)
Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Residence and Support Staff)
Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)
Main purpose of job:
The main purpose of the Community Liaison Officer’s job is to support and bolster a cohesive and mutually supporting wider BHC community. The successful candidate will be part of a small team advocating for and providing support to UK-based staff and families on family and community issues, primarily in the areas of arrival and departure from post, information gathering, welfare and communication.
Roles and responsibilities / what will the jobholder be expected to achieve?:
How should this be achieved?
Application deadline Application deadline - day Application deadline - month Application deadline - year
26 October 2016
Type of Position
Working hours per week
25 Hrs per week
Duration of Post
Type of Post
British High Commission
Starting monthly salary ()
N 243 768
Start Date - day Start Date - month Start Date - year
1 November 2016
Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission in Abuja are subject to the Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Nigeria.
All applicants must be legally able to work in the country of application with the correct visa/status or work permit.
Employees who are not eligible to pay local income tax: e.g. certain third-country nationals and spouses/partners of UK diplomats will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.
Reference and security clearances checks will be conducted.
Any questions you may have about this position will be answered during the interview, should you be invited.
Information about the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Competency Framework can be found on this link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/civil-service-competency-framework
Successful candidates not resident in Country will be personally liable for costs and arrangements to relocate, including accommodation and work permits.
Complete the application form in full as the information provided will be used for screening purposes.
Check your application and attachments before you submit your application, as you will not be able to make any changes once submitted.
The British High Commission will never ask you to pay a fee or money to apply for a position.
Interested and qualified? Go to British High Commission career website on fco.tal.net to apply