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The Royal Norwegian Embassy, Lilongwe invites applications for one position as an Administrative Officer (Visa Section). It is a temporary position for six months, but with a possibility of extension.

 Major Responsibilities

  • Receiving and registering      applications for visas and residency permits
  • Guiding  applicants on relevant requirements
  • Filing and scanning      documents 
  • Assisting in consular and      other administrative duties

Qualifications and Experience required:

  • Advanced diploma,      preferably in law or equivalent
  • Minimum of two (2) years      working experience,
  • Experience in handling visa      applications or knowledge of Schengen-regulations, is an advantage
  • Experience in collecting      biometrics is an advantage

Skills and Competence needed:

  • Strong command of written      and spoken English
  • Good communication skills     
  • Ability to understand and      apply relevant rules and regulations
  • Ability to uphold      confidentiality and  data protection      standards
  • High degree of computer literacy      and technical skills
  • Capacity to work      effectively and independently in a work environment with high demands
  • Ability to handle diplomacy      and protocol issues
  • Impeccable ethical      standing

Equal Employment Opportunities

  •   The      Norwegian Embassy is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified      applicants with the relevant skills and experience, to apply.

Applications should be sent by email to:  with the following heading: “Visa Section - Administrative officer position”


Closing Date: 31st May 2017.