All UK-based job opportunities at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office are published on this web page.
Fair and open competition are at the centre of FCO recruitment. This is why we do not maintain a database of potential candidates, cannot accept applications on a speculative basis and are unable to hold CVs on file to be considered for future vacancies.
The FCO in London does not recruit to specific overseas posts. Staff employed by our Embassies and High Commissions abroad are recruited directly by overseas posts. Please use our Embassy finder to contact the mission you are interested in working for directly.
If you are interested in secondments to international peacekeeping missions as a Police Officer (retired or serving), please see our international secondment pages for more information. We also have also have civilian roles available.
Applications are invited for the post of UK expert representative to the European Commission for Democracy through Law, better known as the Venice Commission, which is the Council of Europe’s advisory body on constitutional matters.