• Organization TypeGovernment
  • Staff10,000+

Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO)

The FCDO is the UK government department responsible for protecting and promoting British interests around the world. They work in the UK and in 178 countries and territories. They employ a diverse range of talented people capable of delivering to a high standard, often under pressure and sometimes in difficult places. FCDO wants the modern FCDO to reflect the very best of 21st century Britain. They encourage applications from all suitably qualified applicants irrespective of background or circumstances. They welcome applications from all parts of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or background. FCDO is committed to diversity and inclusion in all that they do. They encourage and support all staff to realize their potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance. In return, FCDO guarantees a fascinating, personally rewarding career at the centre of world events. They regularly score highly in surveys of ‘employers graduates would most like to work for’. The Civil Service has been in the top 10 of the Times Top 100 Graduate Employers over the last decade.
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46Current jobs
335Total posted jobs

Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Deputy Country Director
  • Project Manager: Student Industry Placement Year
    United Kingdom
  • Building Services Engineer: Student Industry Placement Year
    United Kingdom
  • Senior Engineer Infrastructure Operations: Virtualisation
    United Kingdom

Staff at Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) have experience in


  • development
  • finance
  • urban planning
  • international development
  • economic policy


  • commonwealth secretariat


  • ireland
  • iraq
  • afghanistan
  • pakistan
  • rwanda


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

Company Offices

  • United Kingdom
  • London
  • King Charles Street
  • SW1A 2AH