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Personal Assistants and Administrative Support

Our government-level customers need us to be constantly responsive, whatever the situation. From repairing flooded embassies to delivering far-reaching projects, we’re always ready for action – as well as providing a consistently attentive day-to-day service that keeps our organisation meeting its targets and regulations. That means we need exceptional support and guidance, from the Chief of Staff Office to the PAs of our senior staff to the team in our Customer Contact Centre.

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Key roles in this area

  • Customer Contact Centre colleagues
  • Personal Assistants
  • Private Secretaries

Working in this team, you could be based at our Hanslope Park site in Milton Keynes, or at King Charles Street, London. 

When we talk about customer contact here, you’ll be dealing with customers and stakeholders, either in the UK or overseas.

Meet our people

We bring together a wide range of skills and backgrounds within our organisation, and everyone provides their own valuable perspective. Ready to hear from some of them?

Life in the Chief of Staff’s Office

There are lots of different assistant and administrative roles across our organisation, but for a flavour of the kind of work you might do, let’s look at the Chief of Staff’s Office. Here’s just some of what the team do there:

  • Executive board matters
  • Meeting and visit briefs for the CEO
  • Performance management against our corporate plan
  • Private Office responsibilities
  • Corporate projects, initiatives and strategy

Case studies

Want to learn more about the work we do? Have a look at our case studies and explore the impact of our projects – and the diverse skills that come together to make it all happen.

What do I need to thrive here?

1. Communication skills

You’ll be providing support and customer service involving senior government stakeholders.

2. Attention to detail

In supporting the wider business, your eye for quality will be second to none.

3. Pride in your work

You care about the difference you’ll make, protecting the UK’s interests worldwide.

4. Motivation

A hard worker, you’re self-motivated to achieve the best result for our customers

Latest roles

Want to join FCDO Services but can’t see a live role to suit you? Great news: you can sign up for job alerts or add your CV to our talent pool and we’ll be in touch when something comes up.

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