The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Ottawa seeks a full-time employee as Administrative Coordinator

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Apply by 4 September 2018

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Norwegian embassy team, which currently has 10 members of staff. As part of our team you will provide administrative and communication support to further strengthen Norwegian-Canadian bilateral relations.

We are looking for a person with excellent interpersonal, communication and administrative skills.  Your work will include document handling; diplomatic correspondence with Canadian and Norwegian authorities; administrative support (letters, invitations) and follow-up of contacts. You will work closely with the ambassador and other diplomats, as well as other members of staff to ensure professionalism, quality and a high level of service in the Embassy’s work.

We are seeking a highly skilled person with a higher education (BA or more) who is efficient, systematic, thorough, self-driven and has excellent communication skills in English and French. Knowledge of Norwegian (or other Scandinavian language) is an asset. Experience from diplomatic correspondence is desirable. You should also have a proven track record in providing administrative support.

The position is open to a person with permanent residency or work permit in Canada.

Please submit a written letter of application and CV to: emb.ottawa@mfa.no by 4 September 2018.

Information and questions regarding the position can be directed to Minister Counsellor Else Kveinen (else.kveinen@mfa.no).