General information

Applications for employment with the British Embassy Bucharest should be sent by e-mail in response to advertised vacancies only. Please refer to the guidance in our job advertisements.

We do not process unsolicited applications. Only those applying for a specific position and who are selected for interview will be contacted. No applications will be returned.

All applicants must have a high level of spoken and written English (unless stated otherwise) and for most positions an additional fluency in Romanian will be required. The Embassy will consider all applications and invite a selection of candidates for interview. All invited candidates can expect a competency-based interview conducted in English by a panel of embassy staff. During the interview, candidates will be asked about their work experience, career history and skills. Interviews may also include a short practical exercise testing specific skills required for each role.


The Embassy runs a paid internship programme which provides the graduates with valuable educational experience in a foreign affairs arena. Interns should be high-calibre University graduates with an interest in building up career experience in a field related to the Embassy’s activities and not the general job seeker. Please check the vacancies website below for current opportunities.

Current work opportunities

If you are interested in a job opportunity at the British Embassy in Bucharest or one of the other UK delegations, UKTI offices, other government departments or consulates in Romania, please visit the FCO Local Staff vacancies website.

To filter the search for current vacancies, use the “Country/Territory” field on the left of the page and select the country you wish to search.

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.

Staff recruited locally are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law.

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