About the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)
The role of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is to advance the interests of Australia and Australians internationally. This involves strengthening Australia’s security, enhancing Australia’s prosperity, delivering an effective and high quality overseas aid program and helping Australian travellers and Australians overseas. The department provides foreign, trade and development policy advice to the Australian Government, and works with other Australian government agencies to coordinate Australia’s pursuit of global, regional and bilateral interests.
What we do
The Australian Embassy in Ulaanbaatar is responsible for advancing Australia’s interests in Mongolia. We work closely with the Mongolian Government and business community to promote Australia, pursue our foreign policy, trade and security interests, delivering an effective and high quality overseas aid program and support Australian businesses in Mongolia. The Embassy also provides consular, passport and notarial services to Australians in Mongolia.
Who we are
We are a motivated and professional team with a wide variety of qualifications and backgrounds. We value people with ideas, the ability to present them persuasively, and the drive and skill to see them adopted. We take pride in our reputation for acting with integrity and discretion.
What we are trying to achieve
We have a dedicated and professional workforce. Officers are highly skilled at their work, which includes delivering an effective and high quality overseas aid program, developing and implementing policy, providing professional corporate management support and delivering high quality consular and passport assistance to Australian travellers.
We are committed to building a diverse workforce and to fostering a positive workplace where people treat each other and the community with respect. Our recruitment decisions are made on the basis of merit and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or intersex status, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, religion, political opinion, national extraction or social origin. Our employees enjoy equity and fairness in the workplace, opportunities for professional development, and support to balance their work and private lives.
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Temporary Employment Register
If you're interested in short term work at the Embassy please send your CV to [email protected]. The Embassy maintains a register of people interested in working on short term projects of (typically) up to three months.