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Consular Assistants (m/f) - temporary contract

The Embassy of Belgium in London is looking for several customer friendly full-time employees to join its consular team for a period of four to twelve months starting September 2019.

Application deadline: 15 June 2019

Job description:

Visa Department (1 position for 6 months and 1 position for 12 months)

  • Review and process visa applications
  • Ensure daily coordination and cooperation with the Visa Application Centre
  • Assist visa applicants visiting the Embassy
  • Answer emails and telephone calls regarding visa enquiries

Reception and general administration (1 position for 12 months)

  • Welcome visitors and provide initial information
  • Answer and/or transfer incoming telephone calls
  • Sort, record and collect incoming and outgoing post
  • Assist the consuls in their daily tasks

Archives (2 positions for 4 months)

  • Check paper files and destroy unnecessary items
  • Scan required items and create electronic files
  • Ensure the proper digitalization process of all files


  • Thorough knowledge of oral and written Dutch, French and English
  • Good communication skills
  • Team player
  • Competent use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Previous experience in administration
  • Flexibility within the set tasks



  • 2190,23 £ Monthly gross salary
  • 66,55 £ Lunch allowance
  • 290,00 £ London weighting

How to apply:

Send your CV and cover letter by email to Mr Alain Leroy, Counsellor (alain.leroy@diplobel.fed.be) no later than 15 June 2019. Please specify which position(s) you are applying for. Selected candidates will be invited for an interview and a written test.