Personal assistant to the Norwegian Ambassador

**VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: **
Personal Assistant to the Ambassador

Imatong Employment Solutions is working in collaboration with The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Juba to recruit an individual for the full-time position of PA (Personal Assistant) to the Norwegian Ambassador. Imatong Employment Solutions and The Norwegian Embassy are committed to equal opportunities, and do not discriminate on the grounds of gender, age, religion, sexual orientation or disability. Selection will be merit-based.

Basic function of position

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Juba is looking for a person with well documented relevant education and experience. The PA will be part of the Embassy’s administrative team, and will in addition to organizing meetings and programmes, and drafting official communication for the Head of Mission, have tasks like general administrative support and local ICT support. Backup tasks may include accounting.

The PA needs to have a good understanding of the situation in South Sudan and a very good knowledge of the structure and functioning of South Sudanese public bodies at the national level. The PA must have a flexible approach to work tasks, and be motivated for learning new skills when needed.

Qualifications required

• Relevant education, preferably at a university level
• Relevant experience, preferably from public and international work
• Ability to present concise and informative summaries
• Excellent command of spoken and written English and Arabic. Command of other local languages is an advantage.
• Experienced computer user, with very good knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook
• Having a driving licence is an advantage
• Interest in, and experience of, communications and social media work is desirable.

Personal skills

• Open, positive, accurate, flexible and service minded
• High standards of personal integrity
• Ability to take initiatives, work efficiently and manage own time and workload.
• Ability to work independently and meet deadlines under demanding conditions
• Good interpersonal skills across cultural diversities and ability to work constructively with other colleagues and contribute to a positive work environment

As personnel at the Norwegian Embassy in Juba, the selected candidate will be expected to show a commitment to the ethical values of the Norwegian Foreign Service.

We offer
• Competitive salary and working conditions
• Being part of a stimulating and challenging international environment
• Regular training and competence-building

Please note that the probation period for this position will be three calendar months.

Application letter and CVs with references should be submitted by e-mail to [email protected]. Copy of a national ID or South Sudanese passport must also be submitted.
Applications must be submitted by 12:00 hours on 8 October 2019.

Application must be marked “APPLICATION PA”. Only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted regarding their application. Please note that the Embassy will not return applications and attachments, hence no original documents should be included in the application.

Questions regarding the position can be directed to e-mail: [email protected] – please mark the e-mail with “Questions – PA”