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Administrative Position (PA)

Would you like to join the team of administrative staff at the Danish permanent representation to the EU?

 

The Permanent Representation of Denmark to the European Union is seeking to hire a local administrative staff member.

 

As our new colleague in the administrative team, you will join the group of correspondents who perform various administrative and secretarial tasks. In this position you will be the personal assistant to the Danish Ambassador for EU’s Foreign and Security Policy (PSC representative). Your main responsibility will be calendar management, planning of travel and meetings, booking and expense settlement etc. Furthermore the position includes various administrative tasks in support of the work that takes place in the foreign policy area in general. You are also expected to participate as secretary to Danish delegations at EU council meetings in Brussels and Luxembourg from time to time.

 

We expect you to be familiar with MS Office. Previous experience with administrative work, secretarial functions or project management is an advantage. Proficiency in Danish or one of the Scandinavian languages is an asset as much communication takes place in Danish. Good communication skills in English is necessary and some knowledge of French is an advantage.

We offer a friendly, collaborative and dynamic work environment. You must be service minded, have great interpersonal skills and be team oriented. The position requires a person who is able to prioritize tasks, maintain overview and pay attention to detail. A flexible approach is required as tasks may be subject to change to ensure an optimal handling of the entire portfolio of the representation. You must therefore be ready to contribute to handling tasks outside your own portfolio if or when the situation requires it.

Starting date will be 01 June (or as soon as possible thereafter).

 

Contact:
For questions please contact Head of Administration Tina Baggesen (+32 22330879, e-mail [email protected])

 

Employment conditions:
The position is offered for local recruitment with compensation reflecting local conditions. The salary will reflect your qualifications and experience. The position is full time. Employment is offered for 2 years with possibility of extension by mutual agreement. It is a precondition for employment that you can pass security clearance and maintain it for the duration of the contract.

 

Application and recruitment process:
To apply for the position, please send your application in one PDF-file including cover letter, CV, proof of relevant education, recommendations and references in English or Danish to the Embassy at [email protected]. Please indicate “Administrative position - PA” in the e-mail title field.

 

Deadline for application:
Wednesday 13 April 2022.

 

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. More information is available on um.dk and eu.um.dk.

 

Link to printable PDF file.

 

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