Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)
The British Embassy in Amman has up to six vacancies for the position of Administrative Officer, Grade – A1 (L).
Purpose of the job
The main purpose of the job is to provide a high quality, efficient and non-discriminatory visa service that meets published service standards, and to provide all visa applicants with a firm fast and fair service in line with the UK Immigration Rules. UKV&I Amman is one of our busiest posts with an annual intake of approximately 80,000 applications. This job may particularly appeal to you if you would like to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment as part of a large and diverse team of people, committed to achieving clear service delivery goals.
Duties and responsibilities:
Key Competences Required for the Job:
Essential qualifications, skills and experience
Desirable qualifications, skills and experience
Type of Position
Working hours per week
Duration of Post
Type of Post
Number of vacancies
Starting monthly salary (JOD)
Other benefits and conditions of employment
Working Hours and Remuneration:
The Embassy aims to offer an attractive working environment and remuneration package for this role, including: 25 days of annual leave per annum (on pro rata basis) plus 14 public holidays, on-site parking and on-site swimming pool, gymnasium, and sports facilities.
Pay is on the Embassy A1 (L) scale, with a salary of JOD 785 per month. This position is offered on a full time, fixed term contract for 4 – 6 months, starting 1st May 2020.
There is no other allowances payable as part of this package. No accommodation and relocation expenses are payable in connection with this position.
Conditioned working hours are 37 hours per week. Standard working hours are from 08:00 to 15:30 from Sunday to Wednesday and 08:00 to 15:00 on Thursday.
If you are selected for this position, we will be able to employ you as long as you:
Interested candidates must attach the following documents when applying online.
** (Applications that do not include the above stated information will be rejected).
All applications must be received before 23:55 (Local Time) on 2nd February 2020.
Applications received after the stated deadline will not be considered.
Due to the large amount of applications we receive only those shortlisted for an interview or assessment will be contacted.
The start date mentioned in the advert is an assumed start date and the successful candidate will be required to undergo security vetting procedures. Any offer of employment will be subject to the candidate achieving suitable clearances and reference checks.
Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy are subject to terms and conditions of service according to local labour law.
The British Embassy Amman is an equal opportunities employer, dedicated to inclusivity, a diverse workforce and valuing difference.
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