Office Coordinator – A2 (L)
(Deadline for applications: 11 September 2017)

Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)

General Corporate Services

  • Oversee supply of drinking water 
  • Manage postal couriers, waste collection and their payment 
  • Assist with office moves and change requests 
  • Organising sale of surplus furniture and office accessories 
  • Dealing with general requests and issues daily


  • Prepare paper work for clearing commercial cargos 
  • Import and export of unaccompanied air freight, heavy baggage, car of UKB staff 
  • Liaise with Ministry of Foreign Affairs, agents and Pickford’s officers 
  • Prepare notes for departure of UK staff and return Dip ID cards

Visa/Stay Permit

  • Oversee visa and stay permit applications for UK Staff and spouses, Dip ID and driving License applications 
  • Assist with visa and stay permit applications for non-resident LE staff


  • Prepare paperwork for vehicle import, export, sale, purchase and disposals 
  • Transfer of ownership and renewal of car registration 
  • Updating official and personal vehicle list 
  • Liaise with MFA, agents, Pickford’s officers


  • Prism requisitioner, receiver 
  • Setup new suppliers, P2P related matters 
  • Procurement of various office supplies, furniture and cleaning materials, stock, issue and top up stationery 
  • Imprest holder for USD 
  • Line Managing one Office Support Coordinator, Receptionist and three cleaners 
  • Ensure smooth running of the Embassy’s reception 
  • Oversee daily cleaning of Embassy building and surroundings 
  • Oversee deep cleaning during and after projects 
  • Act as back-up IT Support Officer

Essential Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor degree 
  • Fluency in English and Burmese, both oral and written, with good communication skills 
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook 
  • Good organisational and time management skills with an ability to work on own initiative 
  • Flexible, resilient under pressure and decisive with a proven track record of delivering results to a high standard within tight deadlines

Desirable Qualifications and Experience

Previous experience of similar role in an Embassy, UN or INGO

Required Competencies

  • Changing and Improving 
  • Collaborating and Partnering 
  • Delivering Value for Money 
  • Managing a Quality Service 
  • Delivering at Pace

Type of Position
Fixed Term, Full Time

Hours of Work
Standard part-time working hours are 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

Salary is at USD 1,032 per month.

Other Benefits and Conditions of Employment

The British Embassy Rangoon offers a competitive remuneration package, including salary, benefits, leave entitlement of 22 days per annum (calculated in pro rata). This is being advertised as a full time, fixed term position for one (1) year, with possible extension.

Employment offers are subject to successful clearance of pre-employment and security checks. Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy Rangoon are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law.

Additional Information

Please visit in order to apply. All applications must be received before 11 September 2017 at 23:55 Burma Standard Time. Incomplete application forms will not be taken into consideration, so please ensure you provide the information requested.

We regret to advise that we will only be contacting short-listed candidates. Applicants called for an interview will be assessed on the core competencies listed above. Interviews for this position will commence during the week of 25 September. The successful candidates should be able to start as soon as possible.

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