British Embassy Manila

Urgently need the following:



     The vacancy is in the United Kingdom Border Agency (UKBA), which applies British Immigration and entry clearance requirements to visitors and longer-term workers and/ or settlers in the United Kingdom. UKBA processes visa applications in accordance with British Government requirements in order to prevent illegal entry and to agree limits and conditions. Our aim is for Filipinos and other applicants who are traveling to the UK to say that they have been dealt with in a professional manner. The variety and complexity of each case can bring day to day challenges. Further, information on British entry clearance procedures is available at www.bia.homeoffice.gov.uk

Job Description

     The positionís primary responsibilities will work closely with UKBA Management team and will acts as an effective manager of the Visa Sectionís Assessment Unit and information services. Ensuring that visa-processing procedures are properly applied and implemented smoothly and with accuracy. To liase closely with our Commercial Partner to ensure that service standards are met. Directly overseeing Manilaís section managers. Salary for this position will depend on skills and experience This position requires a level of security clearance from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London and successful completion of a training course. A confirmed offer can only be given to a candidate able to obtain such clearance and pass the course.

Core Competencies and Requirements

  • Excellent numerical and communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Manage time well, organize and Priorities workload
  • To properly analyze and use evidence
  • IT skills and comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office package
  • Willingness to contribute to a developing team
  • Able to take instructions, work unsupervised and at all times work effectively and productively
  • Applicants must be fluent in English, both orally and written
  • Knowledge of previous (UK) Visa work and/or (UK) Law Enforcement legislative process would be beneficial

To apply please submit, in an A4 sized envelope, a copy of your CV giving details of the local languages/ dialects that you can communicate fluently in (if any), up to maximum of 2 pages, an up-to-date NBI Clearance certificate, 1 passport size photograph, and a hand-written letter explaining your suitability for this position to:

HR Manager (ISWM), British Embassy, 120 Upper McKinley Road, McKinley Hill, Taguig City 1634, Metro Manila, Philippines

Please note that all applications passed/ posted to anyone other than the HR Manager will not be taken into consideration. Only successful applicants will be contacted. Previous applicants need not apply.

Deadline & Start Date Deadline for submission is 29 January 2010. We hope that the successful candidate will start work on 1 March 2010

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office is an Equal Opportunities Employer The British Embassy Manila is a smoke-free environment


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