Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (Consular Roles)
Job Deion (Roles and Responsibilities)
The main purpose of this job is to work as part of a high performing team delivering first class consular assistance and support to resident and visiting British people across the Italy network.
To build and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, in order to support British nationals in times of difficulty.
To support the Consul and colleagues in the Italy and Europe network to deliver against our strategic objectives.
Roles and responsibilities:
Liaise and collaborate with local authorities
Essential qualifications, skills and experience
Desirable qualifications, skills and experience
Changing and Improving, Making Effective Decisions, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace, Communicating and Influencing, Working Together
6 January 2023
Administrative Assistant (AA)
Type of Position
Full-time, Fixed term, with possibility of renewal
Working hours per week
Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
Type of Post
Number of vacancies
€ 1,906.00 gross/month
1 March 2023
Other benefits and conditions of employment
This is a full-time fixed-term position with possibility of renewal with a contract of 12 months, graded AA according to the Civil Service grading structure. The annual gross salary is € 26,692, with an additional payment of € 10.33 EDR paid 13 times per year (pro-rata). There are 14 salary payments in a calendar year, with double salary payments in June and December. If working less than a full calendar year, the additional salary payments will be pro-rata.
Working hours are 35 hrs per week Monday to Friday, typically from 09.00 – 17.00, with some flexibility.
All staff are enrolled in the Italian state social security and pension schemes, with flexibility to pay into the employee’s private pension scheme if chosen.
The appointment is subject to security clearance, professional background check and the successful completion of a probationary period of 4 months.
All staff employed by the British Consulate are subject to Italian income tax (IRPEF). However the administration of these tax payments will vary depending on nationality.
Staff recruited locally by British diplomatic missions in Italy are subject to terms and conditions of service according to local Italian employment law.
Visa/work permit requirements: Candidates must currently hold the independent right to live and work in Italy and be prepared to ensure that right remains throughout the scope of the contract.
Please note that it is your responsibility to ensure you meet the legal requirements to live and work in this country.
All applicants should have the right to live and work in Italy. The British Consulate does not sponsor for work permits.
When completing the motivation field please make sure you present clearly and concisely why are you applying for the position.
We advise you to allow enough time to complete and submit your full application, since only applications completed and submitted before the deadline will be considered.
Please note that the deadline for applications is 23:55 on the day mentioned in the above field “Application deadline”.
FCDO does not pay for travel related expense incurred in interviews (including Security Check) or accept any financial risk, including cancelation or reschedule costs. The FCDO will not meet the costs connected with relocation if offered a position.
*Please note for more information on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment levels please click on the following link CEFR. Please bear in mind in case you are invited for an interview your language skill is going to be assessed.
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