Different British Authorities Departments (Companions throughout Authorities, together with UK Visas)
This can be a fascinating time to be working on the Division for Enterprise and Commerce (DBT) within the Latin America & the Caribbean (LATAC) area. Commerce is on the centre of presidency coverage following the UK’s departure from the European Union. Signing new commerce agreements and strengthening present commerce relationships are a high precedence for the federal government, as they’ve potential to create new markets for British services. DBT LATAC works along with FCDO and different HMG departments to ship in opposition to an bold Regional Commerce Plan to ship influence for the UK and LATAC.
Central America is a vital buying and selling accomplice for the UK and there may be actual potential to develop our commerce and funding relationship with this area over the approaching years.
We’re in search of a person (with relative expertise) to ship the UK’s technique to figuring out, prioritizing and resolving Market Entry Boundaries (MABs) all through Central America and oversee deployment of instruments, methods and finest observe throughout the area to take away/overcome Market Entry Boundaries and finally assist enhance commerce with the area.
The jobholder may even help with the implementation of the UK-Central America Settlement and lead (with help) on the supply and implementation of the commerce parts of the UK-Central America Settlement. They may even monitor and report on the native commerce coverage atmosphere and context, and help upskilling of commerce coverage and market entry functionality inside British embassies in Central America.
The profitable applicant might be based mostly within the British Embassy, Panama Metropolis and report back to the DBT Regional Director for Central America. There is likely to be a necessity for journey to different British embassies in Central America (Costa Rica, Guatemala and El Salvador), and probably to others in our LATAC community.
This can be a function – funded collectively by DBT and the Overseas, Commonwealth & Improvement Workplace (FCDO) – and created in recognition of commerce coverage’s significance to the UK Authorities’s wider prosperity agenda. It’s an thrilling time to be working in help of the UK Authorities’s worldwide commerce and funding technique, leveraging our abroad community to advertise British commerce and funding internationally, and to help UK enterprise pursuits. This can be a nice alternative to be a part of a global workforce that contributes to a excessive profile agenda wherein UK Ministers are carefully engaged.
Roles and tasks
They are going to be chargeable for the next areas of labor
1. Market Entry – Technique Improvement (60%)
2. Commerce Coverage reporting and upskilling (20%)
3. UK-Central America Settlement (20%)
The profitable candidate should be Panamanian, or have a legitimate and present Work Allow by way of Ministry of Labour, and be capable of present it when requested by Embassy. The British Embassy – Panama Metropolis doesn’t sponsor work permits.
Making Efficient Choices, Managing a High quality Service, Delivering at Tempo, Speaking and Influencing
11 December 2023
Government Officer (EO)
Latin America and Spanish talking Caribbean
29 January 2024
The profitable candidate should be Panamanian, or have a legitimate and present Work Allow by way of Ministry of Labour, and be capable of present it when requested by Embassy. The British Embassy – Panama Metropolis doesn’t sponsor work permits. Please notice that each one candidates should be fluent in each English and Spanish. Workplace hours within the embassy are 8am-5pm Monday to Thursday and 8am-1pm on Fridays, although there may be scope for versatile working preparations, which could be agreed with the Line Supervisor. Workers who aren’t liable to pay native revenue tax on their Mission wage, eg some non-local nationwide employees and a few spouses or companions of UK diplomatic employees, could have their salaries abated by an equal quantity. Appointable candidates who had been unsuccessful could also be positioned on a ‘reserve checklist’. If through the reserve interval of 6-12 months the identical or a largely related function turns into out there, that function could also be provided to the second or subsequent candidate
This job includes versatile working, generally working late nights when there are official occasions. Some journey overseas might be required.
The British Embassy Community presents a powerful advantages package deal. This package deal contains beneficiant trip and go away time, versatile working patterns, and an enriching studying and growth alternatives
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