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Vacancy Notice - Office Support Agent

09.08.2022 Expired
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The European Union Delegation to Kazakhstan is looking for:

Office Support Agent

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We are

The European Union (EU) is an economic and political partnership between 27 European countries. It plays an important role in international affairs through diplomacy, trade, partnership/development cooperation, and work with global organisations such as UN. Abroad, the EU is represented through more than 140 diplomatic representations, known also as EU Delegations, which have a similar function to those of an embassy.

The EU Delegation to Kazakhstan ensures the representation of the European Union to Kazakhstan, the follow-up of bilateral relations in the areas of political, economic, trade and external assistance cooperation (financial and technical), as well as bilateral sectoral cooperation; promotes and defends the values and interests of the European Union; and carries out press and public diplomacy activities in pursuit of the above. The Delegation facilitates the implementation of the EU-Kazakhstan Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement.

We offer

We offer a post of Office Support Agent. Under this post, the recruited person will be attributed functions depending on the needs of the Delegation. Upon recruitment, the successful candidate will occupy a specific job function as Office Support Agent – this job function may be changed in accordance with the needs of the Delegation. Under this job function the successful candidate will serve as technical and support staff to the Administration section dealing with incoming/outgoing calls, receiving visitors, registering and sending mail and coordinating the schedule of the Delegation’s drivers under the supervision and responsibility of the relevant Head of Section.

Working conditions: full time, 37.5 hours/week, local agent group III, the starting basic salary (monthly) is  KZT 378,753. Place of employment: the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Kazakhstan, 62 Kosmonavtov Street, 7th floor, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. We offer a competitive position in an international environment. Benefits, such as additional pension scheme and medical insurance, are offered to employees and their families under certain conditions.

Selection Criteria

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Medically fit to perform the required duties;
  2. Enjoys civil rights and permits for employment under local law;
  3. Fluent in spoken and written English, Kazakh and Russian.
  4. Has minimum 1 year experience in performing similar tasks;
  5. Has a secondary education diploma;

The following will be considered an asset:

  1. Higher education or further training;
  2. Experience working for an international organisation or diplomatic mission;
  3. Knowledge of other EU languages

How to apply

Please send your application and supporting documents to Delegation-Kazakhstan-Vacancies@eeas.europa.eu.

The package should include a cover letter and a detailed CV. The best candidates will be invited for a written test and on the basis of the result of this written test, the shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview. Both the written test and the interview will be held in Nur-Sultan.

 

The Delegation will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone: please address any queries concerning this procedure to Delegation-Kazakhstan-Vacancies@eeas.europa.eu 

The procedure

After the deadline for applications, the applications will be reviewed by a Selection Committee set up for this purpose. The Selection Committee will prepare a short-list of candidates who are considered to be the most suitable for the post on the basis of a preliminary assessment of the information provided in their application letter and the supporting documents. The short-listed candidates will be invited to an assessment phase - during this phase, the Selection Committee will assess the suitability of the candidates for the post.

The candidates who have not been short-listed will not be contacted individually; however, the Delegation will use the same means of publication as for this Vacancy Notice to inform the remaining candidates once the recruitment procedure has been completed and that a candidate has (or has not) been recruited. 

The deadline for applications is: 23 August 2022, at 17:00hrs (local time)

Location
Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
Category
Local Agent
Deadline
How to apply?

How to apply

Please send your application and supporting documents to Delegation-Kazakhstan-Vacancies@eeas.europa.eu.

The package should include a cover letter and a detailed CV. The best candidates will be invited for a written test and on the basis of the result of this written test, the shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview. Both the written test and the interview will be held in Nur-Sultan.

The Delegation will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone: please address any queries concerning this procedure to Delegation-Kazakhstan-Vacancies@eeas.europa.eu