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Royal Norwegian Embassy in Amman

Vacancy visa / immigration officer

The Norwegian Embassy in Amman is looking for a new Kurdish speaking Visa and Immigration Officer, starting from mid December 2020. Deadline: 25 November 2020

Tasks
The successful candidate will be part of a team of visa officers, responsible for preparing and processing visa and immigration cases from the Middle East and North Africa region. Tasks include registering and processing cases, contact with applicants, and Visa application Centers run by an external service provider, as well as conducting interviews. The Visa Officer shall be prepared to assist with other tasks at the Visa Section, and at the Embassy, not necessarily directly connected to the Visa and Immigration issues, if the need arises.

Qualifications
Must be fluent in English and Kurdish.
We are seeking a candidate with good working knowledge of Sorani and Badini language.
Knowledge of Kurmanji and Arabic can also be an asset.
Higher education (University level) is desirable, but experience from similar work can be equally valued.
High computer literacy, including experience in using Microsoft Office programs such as Word and Excel.
Experience from visa and/or consular work from other Schengen embassies is an advantage.

Personal skills
Co-working: Good team worker. Ability to fit into an existing work environment.
Performance: Systematic, efficient, flexible, independent and able to take initiative.
Maturity: High integrity, inclusive, empathic

Conditions
The Norwegian Embassy strives to maintain a good and inclusive work environment.
The Norwegian Embassy is an equal opportunity employer and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Both female and male candidates are equally encouraged to apply. Each applicant will be considered carefully.
We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

If you are interested and meet the above-stated criteria, please submit your application in English, by E-mail to the following address:

Contact information
Royal Norwegian Embassy:
emb.amman@mfa.no