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Job Category: Other British Government Departments (Partners across Government, including UK Visas)
Job Subcategory: Home Office
Border Force (BF) Brussels is responsible for managing the border controls for passengers travelling from Belgium to the UK. We are currently looking for a Chief of Staff. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the head of Eurostar operations in Belgium & Netherlands. The position holder will also act as recruitment manager for Eurostar command, responsible for managing key stakeholder relationships and investigate complaints.
Roles and responsibilities:
Managing a Quality Service, Communicating and Influencing, Working Together.
Application deadline: 1 December 2022
Grade: Higher Executive Officer (HEO)
Type of Position: Full-time
Working hours per week: 36.25
Region: Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
Type of Post: British Embassy
Number of vacancies: 1
Salary Currency: EUR
Start Date: 8 January 2023
This is a full-time permanent contract for 5 working days (36.25 hours net) per week.
The monthly gross salary for this position is € 6041.27 (for a full time job), HEO level. In addition, we offer an extensive salary package, which includes a 13th month, luncheon vouchers, pension scheme, optional hospitalisation insurance (subject to monthly employee contribution), reimbursement of public transport and a lot more. We offer more days of annual leave than the Belgian requirements.
Please note that Belgian nationals will be paid their salary gross and are expected to comply with their tax obligations through completion of a tax return to the Belgian authorities. Non-Belgian nationals will receive their salary net, minus the deduction of an equivalent level of Belgian tax retained at source. Further information on this will be given to candidates during the recruitment process.
Staff recruited locally by the British Diplomatic Missions in Belgium are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local Belgian employment law.
The successful candidates will be subject to professional background checks and security clearance.
Passport: jobholder will be expected to be in possession of a passport due to the possibility that they may be asked to undertake business travel.
Visa/work permit requirements: candidates must currently hold the independent right to live and work in Belgium 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.
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Please be advised that the deadline for applications is 23:55 on the day mentioned in the above field “Application deadline”.
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 be aware that the deadline for submitting applications is considered to be the time zone for the country where the vacancy has arisen.