Foreign & Commonwealth Office Vacancy

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      Residence and Events Manager, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

      Residence and Events Manager Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Foreign Office

      Residence and Events Manager,
      Foreign & Commonwealth Office,
      Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

      Main purpose of job

      The main purpose of the REM is to manage the day-to-day operation of the official Residence of the High Commissioner, including managing the Residence staff; and to lead the organisation of all official events at the Residence, from official meetings to dinners to receptions, supporting the objectives of the British High Commission.

      Roles and responsibilities

      Consulting the High Commissioner and Corporate Services Manager, implement systems and procedures for the delivery of daily activities at the Residence.
      Oversee all aspects of events hosted at the Residence to the specification of the High Commissioner, including, but not limited to, menu planning in collaboration with the Residence Chef and High Commissioner, event layout and design, staffing and logistical requirements.
      Ensure the upkeep and maintenance of the Residence, including the Residence team’s purchase of alcohol, grocery and other supplies, liaising with the Facilities Management Company and BHC Corporate Services team
      Contribute to BHC’s income generation targets by promoting events and activities at the Residence
      Manage the four person residence team, including delivering annual appraisals, objective setting, managing staffing hours and other HR requirements
      Generate and agree with the High Commissioner the programme of planned Residence events
      Unless otherwise specified the REM attends all events to provide logistical guidance and managing the guest experience.
      Essential qualifications, skills and experience
      At least 2 years’ experience in events management.
      At least 2 years’ experience managing staff.
      Excellent written and oral communication skills.
      Desirable qualifications, skills and experience
      Qualifications in Events Management and Customer Service.
      Experience in sales.

      Required competencies

      Making Effective Decisions,

      Delivering Value for Money,

      Managing a Quality Service,

      Delivering at Pace

      Application deadline Application deadline 20 April 2020

      Grade – A2 (L)
      Type of Position – Permanent
      Working hours per week – 39
      Region – North America, Caribbean and British Overseas Territories
      Country/Territory – Trinidad and Tobago
      Location (City) – Port Of Spain
      Type of Post – British High Commission
      Number of vacancies – 1
      Starting yearly salary (TTD) – $142,350
      Start Date  – 25 May

      Additional information

      The role requires someone who is able to work harmoniously within a small team of residence staff. Personal attributes should include:
      Please be aware that you will only be able to apply to vacancies for Local Staff roles with the British Government through this official site (operated by Oleeo). Jobs may be advertised on third party websites, however our adverts will always link back to the official site. If you complete and send an application through any other site, we will not receive it.

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