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Vacancy as administrative officer at the Norwegian Embassy in Bucharest

Application deadline: 30 November 2020

There is a vacancy at the Norwegian Embassy in Bucharest for a locally employed administrative officer. The new colleague will work 60 % of the time for the consular section of the Embassy and 40 % of the time for the Embassy’s Nordic police and customs liaison. Early start of the employment is preferable.

The consular work consist of a variety of activities to assist Norwegian citizens in Romania, Bulgaria and Moldova. Searching for and providing information, contacting authorities and other entities in the three countries and submitting information to Norwegian authorities, are important tasks handled by the consular section. The new colleague will also assist with the Embassy’s archive, reception services, switchboard, information and data processing as well as help keeping the Embassy’s webpage and other social media updated.

The new colleague will assist the Nordic police and customs liaison and contribute to strengthening cooperation among Nordic police and customs authorities on the one hand and police and customs authorities in Romania or Bulgaria on the other hand. Responsibilities include administrative tasks in relation to the day to day work of the Nordic liaison and informal translation of shorter documents (English/Romanian/Norwegian).

Requirements and personal skills:

  • Excellent written and oral abilities in English and Romanian a precondition.
  • Good written and oral abilities in Norwegian a clear advantage. Alternatively could knowledge of Swedish or Danish be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of Bulgarian an advantage, but not a precondition.
  • No criminal or judicial records.
  • Able to handle confidential information.
  • Good knowledge of the Romanian society.
  • Experience with social media (Facebook, Twitter, webpage).
  • Service-minded.
  • Reliable and able to keep deadlines.
  • Able to work quickly and accurately.
  • Able to work independently and in team.
  • Flexible (willing to handle a variety of tasks, some irregular working hours, once in a while some required travelling).
  • Willling to develop expertise in various fields in connection with international police cooperation in accordance with case trends.
  • Facilitator of good communication within international police cooperation.
  • Able to be proactive and take initiatives to overcome language or cultural barriers.

The above mentioned tasks can be amended by the Embassy.
On the job learning will be provided by the Embassy.

If further information is needed please contact:
Ms. Lene Fagerbakke: Lene.Fagerbakke@mfa.no
or
Mr. Andreas Garshol Sørensen: Andreas.Garshol.Sorensen@mfa.no

Application including CV, motivation letter and possible letters of recommendation should be sent to the Embassy at: emb.bucharest@mfa.no no later than Monday 30 November 2020.