Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (Operations and Corporate Services)
Job Subcategory: Security
Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)
Main purpose of job:
To carry out a full range of guarding duties including checking vehicles and people both entering and leaving the Embassy compound on a 24-hour shift basis
To follow all written and verbal instructions issued to them by the Embassy security managerial staff
Roles and responsibilities:
Manning allocated duty post as directed
Checking that persons entering the compound have the authority to do so
Searching both persons and vehicles (Including using scanners)
Operating access gates to allow pedestrian and vehicular access to and from compound
Checking that no goods are taken out of the compound without the correct authority
Responding to any incident (Bomb, Fire and Incident etc) as required in accordance with set procedures
Always to be a professional, polite, and motivated and smart team player
Any other security related task as directed
Essential qualifications, skills and experience
At least high school graduate
Experience in the security with police or military and related field with a proven track record of delivering a quality service
Be open to change and actively seek ways to improve the service of the security section
Attention to details and good follow up discipline
Ability to work quickly and reliably with little supervision to meet targets with clear and effective decision making skills
Be an excellent team player and to contribute and support wider Embassy objectives
Recommendation from previous employer of security experience
Language: English and Amharic (both written and Oral)
Level of language required: Good Standard
Desirable qualifications, skills and experience
First aid and basic computer skill is an added advantage
Full Ethiopian driving Licence (car)
Changing and Improving, Making Effective Decisions, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace, Working Together
Application deadline: 23rd July 2023
Type of Position: Permanent
Working hours per week: 42
Location (City): Addis Ababa
Type of Post: British Embassy
Salary: USD 259.78/month
Start Date: 1st Oct 2023
Other benefits and conditions of employment
Learning and development opportunities:
A full induction training package will be undertaken by the successful candidate
In addition to salary the successful applicant will receive provident fund, medical benefits, 22 days annual leave and 14 public holidays (after the probation period)
An out of hours call will be given if necessary
The package also includes a good level of health insurance and an engaging working environment
Must be able to legally work in Ethiopia.
Please complete the application form in full as the information provided is used during screening.
Please check your application carefully before you submit, as no changes can be made once submitted.
The British Embassy will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position.
Employees recruited locally by the British Embassy in Addis Ababa are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Ethiopia.
All candidates must be legally able to work and reside in the country of the vacancy with the correct visa/work permit status or demonstrate eligibility to obtain the relevant permit.
The responsibility lies on the successful candidate to;
Obtain the relevant permit
Pay the fees for the permit
Make arrangements to relocate
Meet the costs to relocation
Employees who are not liable to pay local income tax on their Mission salary may have their salaries reduced by the equivalent local income tax amount.
Information about the Civil Service Success Profiles can be found on this link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/success-profiles
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Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted on successful candidates.
Appointable candidates who were unsuccessful may be placed on a reserve list. If during the reserve period of 6/12 months the same or a largely similar role becomes available, that role may be offered to the second or subsequent candidate.
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