• British Embassy in Abu Dhabi Careers | Bespoke Activity Entry Clearance Officer

    British Embassy in Abu Dhabi Careers | Bespoke Activity Entry Clearance Officer

    Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE

    Job Description

    Type of Post: British Embassy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Job Category: Other British Government Departments (Partners across Government, including UK Visas)

    Job Subcategory: UKVI (UK Visas and Immigration)

    The British Embassy Abu Dhabi has vacancies for Bespoke Activity Entry Clearance Officers (BA ECOs).

    The objective of this role is to provide high quality, efficient, and non-discriminatory visa application processing which meets published standards and to provide all customers with a firm, fast and fair service.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    • Assess and resolve visa applications within agreed benchmarks. You must be able to analyse information and reach a decision quickly and be able to justify this decision both orally and in writing. BA ECOs are expected to meet challenging daily workload targets.

    • Ensure that all correspondence is considered and reports or replies prepared within target times in clear and concise English.

    • Deal professionally with all callers to the Visa Section, whether on the telephone or in person, ensuring that people are treated fairly and responding sensitively to differences.

    Job Requirements

    • Must have already passed the Entry Clearance Officer/ Bespoke Activity ECO course and must have worked as an ECO/ BA ECO within the last two years.

    • Excellent spoken and written English. Please submit with your application either an IELTS certificate at a minimum of level 6.5 or an equivalent qualification, or evidence of secondary/ higher education in the medium of English.

    • Computer literate with accurate typing skills of at least 25 words per minute.

    • Ability to work quickly and reliably with little supervision and meet challenging targets on a daily basis.

    • Capable of making quick decisions in accordance with set rules and able to show that these decisions are fair and just on all occasions.

    • Ability to work well under pressure in a target driven environment.

    • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

    Desirable qualifications, skills and experience

    • Arabic, Hindi and Urdu language skills would be advantageous.

    Required competencies

    • Making Effective Decisions, Leading and Communicating, Delivering at Pace

    Job Details

    Company/Organization: British Embassy in Abu Dhabi

    Employment Type: Full-time Job

    Job Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Duration of Post: Permanent

    Compensation/Salary: AED 11,108 Per Month

    Start Date: 3 March 2019

    Application Deadline: 12 January 2019