Vacancy - Visa Officer

The Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok is recruiting a Visa Officer to join a team of six employees at our visa section. The Visa Section provides first-line service and information about regulations and procedures for nationals who want to visit or move to Norway. The Visa Section processes applications for visitor's visas to Norway.

Position: Visa Officer

Type of employment: 100 % permanent position; eligible for Thai citizens and non-Thai citizens with legal residence in Thailand 

Location: Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok, Sukhumvit soi 33

Starting date: Early 2018

 

Responsibilities: Register and handle visa and residence applications; answer enquiries regarding visa and residence permits by telephone and e-mail; perform interviews with applicants and reference persons; liaison with external service provider, applicants, Norwegian references, companies, the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration, and other involved parties. Contribute and assist according to instructions.

 

Qualifications:

  • High-levels of spoken and written English and Thai is essential. We look favorably at additional language skills from countries in the region.
  • Graduate degree, or commercial diploma, or equivalent required
  • Min. 2 years of relevant work experience in an administrative environment. Previous experience in related field (immigration) is an advantage.
  • Good knowledge of computer applications

 

Personal skills: This busy role requires a service minded and flexible person who can work efficiently and harmoniously in a fast-paced environment. It provides a good opportunity for someone with solid communication and interpersonal skills who demonstrates integrity and a professional approach to their work.

 

Terms and Conditions:

  • Local employment contract with the Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok
  • Monthly Salary Range 35000 THB to 45000 THB
  • Good benefit package
  • Working hours: Monday to Friday 0830-1630
  • 25 days annual holiday

 

How to Apply:

The application including a cover letter, CV with two references and salary expectation, and copies of relevant documents should be delivered in a sealed envelope to the Head of Visa Section, Royal Norwegian Embassy, UBC II Building, 18th Floor, 591 Sukhumvit, Soi 33, Bangkok 10110 or sent by post to Royal Norwegian Embassy, P.O. BOX 19, Prasanmit Post Office, Bangkok 10114. Please mark the envelope “Visa officer application”

 

The embassy attaches great importance to equal opportunities for all and therefore welcomes applications from all qualified persons regardless of race, sex, religion, age or disability.

 

Application Deadline: 4 January 2018 at 3 pm

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

For enquiries regarding the position, please e-mail the embassy at visa.bangkok@mfa.no