Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (Policy & Political roles)
Main purpose of job
The purpose of this role is to support the British Consulate General in Belo Horizonte on its daily activities, including, but not limited to providing support to the Consul in his activities, back-office support for other teams in the Brazil Network for activies in Minas Gerais (in the Embassy in Brasilia and in the Consulates in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Recife) and involvement in special projects.
Roles and responsibilities:
Support the Consul in delivering on his responsibilities, especially in managing his diary, scheduling meetings, booking travel arrangements and liaising with internal and external stakeholders;
Lead administrative activities for special projects with oversight of the Consul;
Research for the creation of briefings and reports on the British Consulate’s priority sectors including, but not limited to Politics, Trade & Investment and Climate & Environment;
Support the drafting of e-mails, briefings and official letters;
Support the organisation of events and other networking activities;
We are looking for someone with genuine enthusiasm and professional drive, who can adapt quickly and effectively to different situations.
Students of Bachelor’s degree
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint;
Attention to detail
Working in a team
Eager to learn on the job and develop professionally
Level of language required: Advanced/Fluent
Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace
Application deadline :7 March 2021
Type of Position Fixed Term
Working hours per week 30
Duration of Post 6 months
Region Latin America and Spanish speaking Caribbean
Location (City) Belo Horizonte
Type of Post British Consulate
Number of vacancies 1
Starting monthly salary () R$ 1,697.70
Start Date 19 April 2021
Other benefits and conditions of employment :
Employees who are not liable to pay local income tax on their Mission salary, eg some non-local national staff and some spouses or partners of UK diplomatic staff, will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.
Eligibility to work and live in Brazil is required.