Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Foreign Service Administration Specialist

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Foreign Service Administration Specialist
Overview
Foreign Service Administration Specialists (FSAS) contribute to the success of MFA in administrative and operational roles. FSAS officers 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, FSAS officers may be posted to any of our 50 Overseas Missions where they have the unique experience of being in diverse social and cultural environments.
No matter where you begin, you can go far.
Job Scope
While at HQ, you may perform one of the following roles: 
  • Administration:  Provide administrative, secretarial or IT support; or handle information management
  • Consular: Assist overseas Singaporeans in distress
  • Corporate Services: Provide administrative support in finance, procurement, travel, relocation or estate management
  • Human Resource:  Execute various functions such as recruitment, performance management and career development
  • Protocol: Organise programmes for VVIPs, and manage diplomatic privileges and immunities
  • Strategic Communications: Manage MFA’s corporate communications and monitor news
  • Technical Cooperation: Implement and coordinate courses, and liaise with training providers
Requirements
  • Singapore citizens with strong administrative, planning and communication skills, who are ready to take up the challenge of working overseas.
Development Opportunities
Our training framework comprises formal training, exposure and on-the-job training that are designed to develop your capabilities and competencies. This includes milestone programmes at various stages of your career to hone your skills and prepare you for higher level appointments. Those with leadership potential can look forward to greater job responsibilities.

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Entry level Diploma, Advanced/Higher/Graduate Diploma, Bachelor's Degree, Post Graduate Diploma, Professional Degree
Ministry of Foreign Affairs

About

At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), safeguarding and advancing the interests of Singapore and Singaporeans through effective diplomacy is at the heart of what we do. MFA has global operations in 50 Overseas Missions worldwide. We pride our success on the efforts of our people, and in every portfolio, everyone has a role to play. Individuals with a keen interest in the public sector will find opportunities to pursue a fulfilling career in MFA.

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