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Receptionist/administrative assistant

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

Position Title: Receptionist/administrative assistant
Conditions: 6 months with possibility of extension
50-100% of full time depending on profile of applicant

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 responsibility 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 Programmes.
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 prioritise 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 the English language, both orally and in writing. Khmer or Nordic language skills is an asset.
3. Desirable skills and/or experiences:
Previous work in the service or marketing/information industry.
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 2nd April 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 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.
Read more on https://www.swedenabroad.se/en/embassies/cambodia-phnom-penh