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The Danish Embassy in Buenos Aires is looking for a new Academic Employee

Position: Academic Employee
Type of employment: Permanent employment on a local contract (salary in USD)
Starting date: August 1st 2019
Location: Danish Embassy in Buenos Aires
Deadline for application: June 13th 2019

The Danish Embassy is looking for a committed, very flexible and outgoing Academic Employee who will be able and happy to adapt to changing responsibilities.
Your responsibilities may to some extent be adapted to your specific qualifications, you are, however, expected to show the flexibility required for an optimal handling of the entire portfolio of the Embassy and thus be ready to contribute to handling tasks outside the mentioned portfolio.

Description of the position
You will be part of a busy embassy, where your many-sided tasks, among others, will include:
◾PA to the ambassador
◾Consular assistance
◾Taking part in the Embassy's cultural and public diplomacy work, including the preparation and execution of specific projects
◾Close cooperation with the Embassy's trade department
◾Contact with authorities and Protocol matters (Back-up)

We are looking for a responsible, result-oriented team player with mainly the following qualifications:

◾Relevant University Degree
◾Relevant work experience is an advantage
◾Ability to work structured displaying good administrative practice in the specific case processing
◾Outgoing and good at creating and maintaining networks
◾Knowledge of and interest in culture and political situation in the region and in Denmark
◾Good language skills spoken and written, including command of a Nordic language, English and Spanish
◾Innovative and flexible

To apply for the position, please send your application (cover letter, CV, photo, proof of relevant education, recommendations and 2-3 references) in Danish/Nordic language or English to bueamb@um.dk marked Academic Employee no later than June 13th 2019.

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.

Selected candidates will be invited for interviews – expected to take place between the 17th and 20th of June 2019.

The chosen candidate must present a "No Criminal Record" and pass security clearance by the Danish authorities prior to appointment.

For any questions regarding the position, you are welcome to contact Academic Employee Kamilla Nielsen at kamnie@um.dk or Bára Thomsen at bartho@um.dk. You are also welcome to call the Danish Embassy at +54 (11) 4312 6901.

About the Embassy
At the Danish Embassy we deepen and strengthen the links between Denmark and Argentina, their people, economies and cultures. We work for the interests and values of Denmark; we promote freedom, security and prosperity for Danes, as well as a more peaceful and just world with development and economic growth for all.

For more information about the Embassy, see our website.