Vacancy for Government liaison officer/consular assistant/translator
The Embassy of The Kingdom of The Netherlands in Abu Dhabi is looking for a Consular Assistant (M/F) with excellent English/Arabic translation capacity.
General description of the function:
- The officer performs following activities:
o Liaising with government entities and protocol regarding official visits, matters of protocol and government instructions o Monitor Arabic social media on political and economic developments relevant for the Netherlands o Providing consular services by dealing with applicants for consular services and visa o Performing translation duties in both Arabic & English o Performing interpreting duties during meetings, visits, telephone calls and interpreting for Embassy staff during contacts with the local authorities. o Assisting expat and local staff with all relevant matters concerning their work permit, driving licenses, etc. o Communication officer with the local authorities o Providing logistic & administrative support o Handling all matters relating the reception such as answering the phone, receiving guests, courier, etc.
- The following competencies are important for this function:
o Customer focused o Planning and organizing o Working in a small team o Integrity o Works independently o Able to work under pressure o Living in Abu Dhabi
- Required skills
o senior secondary vocational level o Excellent knowledge of Arabic and English, written and oral is a must o Knowledge of general principles of policy concerning protocol, UAE government entities, movement of persons, migration and consular affairs o Good knowledge of Windows and MS-office software
There will be offered a one year contract, working hours are from Sunday to Thursday from 08:00/08:30 – 15:30/16:00 hrs. Salary is depending on education and experience. Monthly salary varies between 8.745 AED – 11.000 AED. Secondary employment conditions include a.o. transportation allowance (one month salary) and housing allowance (2.5 month salary), health insurance. In case of interest for this vacancy, please send your application letter (in English and Arabic) and CV before June 11,to Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands, attn.mw.E.J.E.Van denBulck:firstname.lastname@example.org.With as subject: Vacancy Consular Assistant and Translator.