Norwegian Embassy Vacancy - Housekeeper

The Norwegian Embassy in Ankara is hiring a local staff housekeeper/cleaner for the residence of the Ambassador starting May/June 2018.

The residence is a flat in the Nurol apartment building in Ankara. The main workplace will be at the residence, but the candidate will also work at the chancellery as required.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Housekeeping duties in the residence.
  • Keeping the premises clean and tidy.
  • Laundry and ironing.
  • Keep inventory and administer supplies of cleaning materials and other related materials for keeping up the premises.
  • Participate in planning and organizing of events and functions, incl. serving.
  • Responsible for purchasing supplies for entertainment in the residence.
  • Welcoming and assisting guests.
  • Liaise with building management, maintenance and security.
  • Assist in overseeing maintenance of the premises in cooperation with staff in the embassy.
  • Carry out other tasks assigned by the Ambassador or his staff.
  • Work outside of the normal working hours as required.

Qualification Requirements

  • All candidates must have legal residency and hold a valid work permit in Turkey.
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.
  • At least a secondary / High School education.
  • Good communication skills in English and fluent in Turkish.
  • Good organisational skills, ability to take directions, respond to challenges and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work effectively and independently, and build effective working relationships.
  • An understanding of ethical work practices, information privacy, confidentiality and security principles.
  • Experience from preparing food is an advantage.



Application in English, including cover letter, CV, a photo and a list of references - please include both email and phone numbers.


Submit your application to:

Subject title: Vacancy – Housekeeper

Application deadline: 25 April 2018


Salary according to qualifications and experience.

Please note that applications will not be returned and only short-listed applicants will be contacted.