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Administrative Officers

Positions:                             Administrative Officers 

Type of employment:       Fixed term employment on a local contract           
                                               (1 August 2024 – 31 January 2026)

Starting date:                     1 August 2024 

Location:                              Rue d’Arlon 73, 1050 Bruxelles

Deadline for application: 20 June 2024 
Do you want to be part of the Danish EU Presidency Team?
Denmark holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union during the second half of 2025, and the Permanent Representation of Denmark to the European Union is looking to recruit a number of administrative officers leading up to and during the Danish EU Presidency. 
We are looking for dynamic candidates interested in - and with a flair for – administration, service and logistics. 
We offer a friendly, collaborative and dynamic work environment with a flat and informal organisational structure.

Main tasks and responsibilities 
Specific tasks and responsibilities may change according to organizational needs but will generally include:
Administrative and secretarial tasks 
Planning of meetings, events and travels

Required qualifications and experience
You have a relevant educational background, and it would be an advantage if you have previous experience with administrative work, secretarial functions or      project management
As tasks may be subject to change according to organizational needs, a flexible mind-set is required
You must be service minded, have great interpersonal skills and be team oriented
You have the ability to prioritize tasks, maintain overview and confidentiality as well as attention to detail
We expect you to be familiar with MS Office
Proficiency in one of the Scandinavian languages is an asset as much communication is conducted in Danish. Good communication skills in written and spoken English is necessary and good knowledge of French is an advantage

Employment conditions
You will be offered a fixed term (1 August 2024 – 31 January 2026) full time employment on a local contract based on the Staff Rules of The Permanent Representation of Denmark to the European Union
Your standard working hours will be 37 hours per week 
You will be entitled to 25 days of paid holiday per year
 Your salary will reflect your qualifications, relevant experience and proven work-related results

Application and recruitment process  
To apply for the position, please send your application in one PDF-file including application and CV explaining your motivation and qualifications for the job to [email protected]. Please indicate ‘Administrative Officer’ in the subject line of the e-mail no later than 20 June 2024.  

The Permanent Representation of Denmark to the European Union attaches great importance to equal opportunities for all and therefore welcomes applications from all qualified persons regardless of race, sex, religion, age or disability.
Only candidates called for an interview will receive a reply to their application.  
Selected candidates will be invited for interviews – expected to take place beginning of July.
The chosen candidate must present a “No Criminal Record” and pass security clearance by the Danish authorities prior to appointment.

By sending your application, you actively consent to the Permanent Representation of Denmark to the European Union’s processing of your personal information. You can find more information in the Privacy Notice on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark’s webpage.
For any questions regarding the position, please contact the Head of Administration, Mr. Allan S. Toft [email protected]
About us 
The Permanent Representation of Denmark to the European Union acts under the authority of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark and is part of the Danish network of diplomatic representations abroad. The permanent representation handles Danish interests in the EU cooperation and covers various policy areas. Because of this, posted staff from all ministries in Denmark are present at the mission. Find more information on um.dk and eu.um.dk.


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