The British Embassy in Prague is part of a world-wide network, representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas and is now looking for a Driver / Administrative assistant (full-time).

Why should you apply?

The jobholder will be the personal driver to the Her Majesty's Ambassador to Prague and responsible for to drive other Embassy employees and VIP visitors as required, to run errands. To provide administrative support to the Personal Assistant to Ambassador and other Head of Sections as required.

What will the new hire be expected to achieve?

As Driver

Driving the Ambassador in the flag car
Driving the other official Embassy car – for example to buy or pick up goods, to run errands to to other Embassies or Czech authorities, to drive other Embassy colleagues on official trips; transporting VIP visitors
Day-to-day taking care of the Embassy fleet (2 cars) - daily check of tyre pressures; hydraulic fluid, oil, radiator, and battery level; keeping the vehicle clean and serviceable; reporting any defects; ensuring security of vehicles
As Administrative Assistant when not driving

Administrative support to the Ambassador´s office and Corporate Services
Keeping records of Embassy fleet including fuel use
Occasional help to Residence staff with moving/carrying heavy objects.
Responsibility for administering second official vehicle (non-flag car) self-drive requests
Cover for the Personal Assistant to HM Ambassador in her absence
Administration of and logistics for large Embassy events
Procurement at the direction of the Ambassador’s PA
The Embassy takes pride in being a diverse and inclusive organisation, in which our staff treat each other with respect and kindness. We are part of the Central Europe Network of nine posts, which allows Corporate Services teams to access each other’s professional expertise and support.

The Ambassador’s driver is a very visible part of the Embassy’s public face, both when driving and in personal appearance. The successful candidate will be smart and courteous, the latter including when behind the wheel.

The British Embassy in Prague offers excellent formal and informal development opportunities. Development opportunities specific to the role are available, but the Embassy also supports wider development objectives of each individual.

Working hours schedule is set by the Ambassador’s Office with regard to the operational needs of the Embassy. The Driver’s working hours are flexible and are determined by the Employer at its sole discretion.

The weekly working hours shall be scheduled unevenly, whereas the average weekly working hours should not exceed 37.5 hours per each period of 12 consecutive weeks. Usually, the Ambassador’s Office will distribute the Employee’s working hours for period from Monday to Friday, between 1000 and 2100.

More details follow the link:

https://fco.tal.net/vx/appcentre-ext/brand-0/candidate/so/pm/4/pl/1/opp/18998-Driver-Administrative-assistant-CZE23-027/en-GB


Informace o pozici

Společnost
Velvyslanectví Spojeného království Velké Británie a Severního Irska
Address
Thunovská 180/14, Praha – Malá Strana
Required education: Secondary education or professional training with a school-leaving exam
Required languages: English (Advanced), Czech (Advanced)
Benefits: Flexible start/end of working hours, Sick days, Occasional work from home, Corporate events
Listed in: Security and safety, Security guard
Employment form
Employment form: Full-time work
Employment contract
Employment contract: employment contract
Employer type: Employer

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