Switzerland: Corporate Services Officer

Organization: UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 29 Jan 2018

The UK Mission in Geneva forms part of a world-wide network of 230 Diplomatic Missions, representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas. Our Corporate Services Team is responsible for delivering financial, HR, estates, procurement, IT, security and protocol services to approximately 70 Staff at the UK Mission to the United Nations in Geneva.

We are now looking for an enthusiastic and motivated team member who can become an integral part of the Corporate Services Team.

Main Roles and Responsibilities


General administration related to (but not limited to): Importation of personal effects; Customs clearance of motor vehicles; Registration under the reciprocal healthcare scheme.

Complete application process for: Identity cards; United Nations passes; Duty free petrol cards;

Receiving of goods and services; Passing invoices for payment; Supplying official and private TVA exemption forms.

Miscellaneous: General administrative support; Deputising for colleagues in Corporate Services Team.

Essential qualifications, skills and experience

Enthusiasm and willingness to learn;

Fluency in English and French;

1-2 years experience in an office environment;

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a strong customer focus;

Ability to work with contacts and colleagues at all levels;

Personal drive and the ability to work autonomously as well as in a team; Strong organisational skills with excellent attention to detail; Comprehensive IT skills, including Excel.

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience

Knowledge of online databases (Oracle etc.)

Required competencies

Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering Value for Money, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace

Other benefits and conditions of employment

This is a full-time position, for a fixed term contract of 2 years.

The successful candidate will be subject to professional background check and security clearance.

Please note that you must have the right to work and reside in Switzerland without visa sponsorship. (For information: EU nationals do not require visa sponsorship).

Staff recruited locally by the UK Mission in Geneva are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local Swiss employment law.

How to apply:

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