Vacancy at the British Embassy in Riga

The British Embassy in Latvia is part of a world-wide network of 230 Diplomatic Posts, representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas and is now looking to recruit a Resilience and Security Officer.

This job will support the work of the UK’s Baltic Resilience Advisor, building on key security relationships in the region.

The successful candidate will work across the British Embassy in Riga, and with the British Embassies in Tallinn and Vilnius. This work will support cooperative projects between the UK, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania related to civil preparedness and crisis management. As part of your role, you will keep track of a small enablement fund, coordinate the travel and international engagement of the Baltic Resilience Advisor, and cultivate collaboration opportunities with embassy colleagues and Host Nation governments. You will be asked to draft progress reports, brief interlocutors, accompany delegations and occasionally provide policy advice. You may have to undertake a small amount of regional travel.

Your specific objectives will be agreed at the commencement of the role, some of these may involve supporting wider embassy work. Deadline for applications is 10 October 2019.

Please view her full advertisement and online application form.