Job vacancy - Administration officer

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The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Riyadh is currently seeking an Administration Officer. Application deadline is 30 March.

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Riyadh
The Embassy has 16 employees, incl. 3 diplomats from Norway. The Embassy’s mission is to serve Norwegian interests and promote relations between Norway and Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman and Yemen within foreign politics, trade, business, tourism (visa) and public diplomacy. For more information, see

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Translation and interpretation
  • Accounting
  • Logistical assistance management of the embassy facilities
  • Consular affairs
  • Support commercial activities
  • ICT
  • Other administrative tasks as assigned

Educational and other requirements

  • Demonstrated excellent command in spoken and written Arabic and English
  • Higher education degree
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Self-driven, reliable, very cooperative, communicative and a team player
  • Above average computer skills in Microsoft Office programmes
  • Non-Saudi applicants must have residence permit/transferable iqama
  • Saudi driving license

We offer

  • Diverse, meaningful, dynamic and challenging tasks
  • Dedicated colleagues and a good, international work environment
  • Competitive salary and welfare package
  • The Foreign Service’s values are: Effectiveness, job satisfaction, professionalism and openness


  • Applications, including a cover letter, complete CV with photo, recommendations and transcripts of diplomas, must be sent to the Norwegian Embassy in Riyadh by e-mail:
  • Deadline: 30 March 2018
  • If you have questions, contact Mr. Ole Martin Boe on email in English
  • We will not be able to return applications or submitted documents to applicants
  • Short-listed applicants will be called for an interview at the embassy in April