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Her Majesty’s Ambassador, Seoul

The start date in role is expected to be March 2022

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office works at home and overseas to safeguard Britain’s national security, promote and build prosperity as well as support British people overseas. It does this through a skilled worldwide network of over 14,000 people.

We are seeking an exceptional individual for the role of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to South Korea.

This is a highly visible and influential role, leading a multidimensional effort to further develop the substance and achievements of the UK’s relationship with South Korea. Working in a fast-moving context, the appointee will actively shape partnerships between the world’s 5th and 11th largest economies on a range of objectives, from business investment to climate change and from security to human rights.

We are looking for a strategic leader, someone able to build deep, mutually beneficial relationships in a complex environment. The successful candidate will have the credibility and authority to influence at a senior level, engaging varied audiences actively and publicly to advance UK interests.

For more information about the role please see the candidate information pack.