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Job Announcement

JOB OPPORTUNITY (Re-advertised)

The Embassy of Sweden in Phnom Penh is seeking applications to fill the following position:

Position Title: Receptionist/administrative assistant
Conditions: 6 months (temporary position), full time, starting as soon as possible
Salary range: USD 700 – 800 /month (gross salary). Salary dependent the candidate’s past relevant experience.

1. Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of the Head of the Administrative and Consular Section, the Receptionist/administrative assistant will be responsible for the following duties:
• Manage the reception, including the telephone switchboard
• Provide welcome services to guests and visitors, including receiving and escorting visitors to meetings within the Embassy
• Assist in migration and consular matters
• Provide information about Sweden, including possibilities to study in Sweden
• Assist in the organization of meetings and events
• Printing, scanning and copying documents
• Perform other related duties as required.
The work requires an ability to independently perform duties, including taking initiatives and assuming responsi-bility for the completion and delivery of individual tasks. In carrying out the duties, the Receptionist/administrative assistant shall closely liaise with the other staff at the Administrative and Consular Section, as well as the person in charge of the International Training Programs.
2. Essential Qualifications:
Education: University degree in business administration, marketing/communication or related fields.
Experience: Two years of professional experience in a field/s of relevance for the assignment.
Knowledge/skills: Excellent intra-personal skills. Service-minded. Ability to independently perform duties and to ensure the delivery and completion of tasks, also under periods of high work load. Flexibility and ability to prioritize tasks. Solid planning skills. Outgoing, motivated and willing to learn new things. Ability to adapt to a different cultural environment and to changing responsibilities. Strong skills in Microsoft Office programs incl. Word and Excel.
Language: Excellent command of Khmer and English, both orally and in writing.
3. Desirable skills and/or experiences:
Previous work in the service or marketing/information area.
4. Applications:
Applications along with a detailed CV, references and copy of education certificate/s should be submitted by e-mail to the Swedish Embassy, no later than 15th of August 2018. The application may be delivered via e-mail to the following address: [email protected]. The e-mail should be marked “Receptionist/administrative assistant”.
We encourage applicants from both gender and diverse backgrounds to apply.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and applications will not be returned. The Embassy of Sweden retains the right to contact references directly.
Tests of language proficiency may be performed by the Embassy as part of the interview process.
5. About us
The Embassy of Sweden in Cambodia has a total of 8 Swedish staff seconded from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency - Sida, and 8 locally employed staff. The main tasks are to: (i) represent Sweden in Cambodia and to strengthen and further develop bilateral relations; (ii) implement the cooperation strategy for the development cooperation with Cambodia; (iii) monitor and report on the political and economic development; (iv) promote trade relationships and exchanges as well as other Swedish interests; (v) discharge statutory administrative duties; and (vi) contribute to a good cooperation and coordination with other embassies and international organizations.