Political Affairs Officer

  • British Embassy Reykjavik
  • British Embassy Reykjavik, Laufásvegur, Reykjavík, Ísland
  • 07/06/2019
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The British Embassy in Reykjavik is seeking a suitable candidate to join our small team as a permanent full-time Political
Affairs Officer.
The PAO role will be key in helping the Embassy advance wider UK Government interests and priorities by building upon the strong links between the UK and Iceland – both bilaterally and in the international field.

The successful candidate will provide accurate analysis and reporting on Iceland’s political landscape, its international policies and domestic events. This position will also involve identifying and engaging with key figures, institutions and influencers inside and outside of the Icelandic government to ensure effective UK - Iceland collaboration, as well as to spot and build upon opportunities for working more closely together.

More details on working at the Embassy, the PAO position and a full list of the skills and experience we are looking for can be found through our Facebook page, UKinIceland.

The closing date for applications is 24 June 2019.

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.