Foreign Service Administration Specialist
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Singapore, SG
4d ago
source : Glints

Overview

Foreign Service Administration Specialist (FSAS) contribute to the success of MFA in administrative and operational roles.

As a FSAS officer, you can develop along multiple career pathways to pursue a career that makes the best use of their skills, knowledge and interests.

After a deployment in HQ, you may be posted to any of our 50 Overseas Missions where you have the unique experience of being in diverse social and cultural environments.

Training opportunities abound to meet your specific needs and at various stages of your career. You can progress to the level of a Senior Manager based on your demonstrated performance and potential.

You can also look forward to a competitive performance-based remuneration package and employee benefits.

Starting salary and entry grade will commensurate with assessment of academic qualifications, relevant work experience and completion of Full-time National Service (if applicable).

While at HQ you will perform the following roles :

Administration : Provide administrative, secretarial or IT support; or handle information management

Consular : Advise and render assistance to distressed overseas Singaporeans in situations such as loss of travel documents, hospitalisation and detention.

Corporate Services : Provide administrative support in either procurement, travel, relocation or estate management, or review workflow systems and promote quality management programmes.

Finance / Internal Audit : Perform budget and resource management, financial monitoring and controlling, or manage internal audit.

Human Resource : Plan and execute various functions such as recruitment, performance management and career development to attract, recruit and retain officers.

Protocol : Plan and execute programmes for incoming and outgoing dignitaries, and address issues relating to diplomatic privileges and immunities for foreign diplomatic missions in Singapore.

Strategic Communications : Manage MFA’s corporate communications, coordinate the design and production of in-house publications and monitor news and commentaries.

Technical Cooperation : Develop course curriculum, administer and evaluate courses, allocate training places, and source for and liaise with training providers.

Entry Requirements

You must be a Singapore citizen.

We are looking for candidates with strong interpersonal, planning and organisational skills, and oral communication skills.

Candidates should also be able to adapt to diverse social and cultural environments and meet the challenges of working overseas.

Candidates with no working experience may also apply.

Training and Development

Our training framework comprises formal training, exposure and on-the-job training. It is designed to systematically develop your capabilities and competencies to be future ready.

This includes various milestone programmes at specific junctures of your career to hone your skills and prepare you for higher level appointments.

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