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Senior assistant consular/administration


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

Position Title:Senior assistant consular/administration
Conditions:Indeterminate, full time (6 month probation), starting in September
Salary range:SD 1 000 – 1 500 /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 senior assistant will be responsible for the following duties:
• Assist in consular services.
• Assist in legal and notarial services.
• Administrative assistance including procurement.
• Assist in basic financial procedures.
• Assist as a driver when needed.
• 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 assistant shall closely liaise with the other staff at the Administrative and Consular Section
2. Essential Qualifications:
Education: University degree in business administration or related relevant fields.
Experience: Five 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. Professional integrity, discretion and good judgment. Flexibility and ability to prioritize tasks. Solid planning skills. Outgoing, motivated and willing to learn new things. Attentive to details. 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 consular area. Knowledge of basic financial procedures. Knowledge in Swedish or other Nordic language. Good knowledge of Cambodian laws and policies.
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 14 of July2019. The application may be delivered via e-mail to the following address: [email protected]. The e-mail should be marked “Senior assistant”.
We encourage applicants from both gender and from 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.
Read more www.swedenabroad.com/phnompenh