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View Vacancy – Corporate Services Intern – British Embassy Santo Domingo


The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer.  We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (Operations and Corporate Services)

Corporate Services Support

Main purpose of job:

The Corporate Services (CS) Team is responsible for the day to day running of the administration of the British Embassy in Santo Domingo and, remotely, the British Embassy in Port au Prince.  

We are looking for an enthusiastic and fast-learning Intern to join and support the team in day-to-day administrative tasks and Embassy operations, especially in IT, who can provide a high standard of customer service. This is a great opportunity for somebody early in their career to gain insight of and experience in a wide range of administrative, logistical and management tasks in an international environment.

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, all of which enhances our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.

Roles and responsibilities:

The CS intern will work across the Corporate Services Team, helping with a wide variety of tasks and projects, with the goal of gaining understanding of the range of support that we offer the Embassy. 

Duties are likely to include:

  • General administrative assistance in Corporate Services.  
  • Support for planning and organising events and learning and development.
  • Assisting visitors to the Embassy and helping prepare logistics or itineraries.
  • Supporting the IT Support Officer in basic IT work including updating inventories, assist in troubleshooting basic IT issues, updating spares and crisis grab bag IT equipment at post and others.
  • Liaising with suppliers and the IT Help Desk.
  • Researching suppliers and products, assisting in procurement or maintenance.
  • Filing and keeping key information lists updated.
  • Stepping in to help cover staff vacations.
  • Other duties as required by the line manager or the Corporate Services Manager.

This is a varied role, with the opportunity to gain experience across a broad mix of areas of administrative support. An excellent suite of online training is available, and the jobholder is expected to commit to personal learning and development as part of the role.

The Embassy’s working language is English.

  • Currently studying or recently graduated with a bachelor’s degree in a related subject, such as international business, business administration, engineering, or other relevant fields.
  • Knowledge troubleshooting basic IT issues. 
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Internet) and MS Teams.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a strong customer focus.
  • Ability to work at pace to tight deadlines.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Logical and systematic approach to problem solving.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Spanish.
  • Must have the pre-existing legal status to live and work in the Dominican Republic in your own right. This position is subject to satisfactory reference checks and successful receipt of local and overseas security clearances.

  • Information management and/or procurement experience.

Changing and Improving, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace, Working Together

31 December 2023

Internship

Full-time, Intern, Fixed term, with possibility of renewal

39

Latin America and Spanish speaking Caribbean

Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo

British Embassy

1

DOP

RD$ 32,000.00

5 February 2024

5 December 2024

Learning and development opportunities:

The British Embassy Santo Domingo is committed to Learning and Development and a wide range of training will be available, including FCDO Mandatory Training as set out on our learning platform at the time of hiring.

Employees who are not liable to pay local income tax on their Mission salary, e.g., some non-local national staff and some spouses or partners of UK diplomatic staff, will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.

Working patterns:

Monday to Thursday from 08:00 to 16:30 and Fridays from 08:00 to 13:00. This role is in-person only and is 39 hours a week.

  • The job will normally be based in the British Embassy Santo Domingo.
  • The position requires pre-existing legal status to live and work in the Dominican Republic and will be subject to satisfactory reference checks and successful receipt of local and overseas security clearances.

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