Royal Danish Embassy Visa Officer Jobs in Kenya
Royal Danish Embassy Visa Officer Jobs in KenyaRoyal Danish EmbassyJob Advertisement:Visa Officer
The Royal Danish Embassy is part of the Danish Foreign Service. The Embassy covers Kenya as well as Eritrea, Seychelles and Somalia.
The Embassy is an ambitious, high-paced and dynamic workplace with approximately 50 employees, 14 of whom are posted from the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Embassy has a flat management structure.
The Embassy seeks to recruit a dynamic, positive and service-minded Visa Officer.
The main tasks will be processing of applications for Schengen visa as well as residence and work permits for Denmark. Furthermore, the portfolio for the visa section includes processing of applications for Danish passports, civil-law cases and legalization.
The successful candidate will be expected to show the flexibility required for optimal handling of the entire portfolio of the Embassy and thus be ready to contribute to handling tasks outside your own portfolio.Processing of visa applications for Denmark/the Schengen area
Main tasks and Responsibilities as Visa Officer
Processing of applications for residence and work permits for Denmark
Daily contact to applicants and customers via e-mail and telephone
A university degree
Relevant work experience
Excellent command of English – both oral and written
Working knowledge of French language
IT proficiency and solid skills with regards to the Microsoft Office programme
Well organised with an eye for details
Responsible, flexible and loyal
Ability to work independently
Great interpersonal and intercultural skills and team player abilities
Ability to handle multiple tasks and work under time pressure
Willingness to take on a variety of tasks reflecting changing priorities of the Embassy
Knowledge of Kiswahili and/or Somali is not a requirement, but will be considered an added advantage
Permanent, full time employment on a local contract based on the relevant legally binding labour market rules of Kenya
Working hours 37 hours per week
Entitlement to 25 working days of paid holiday per full calendar year
Salary will reflect qualifications, relevant experience and proven work-related results
As part of your salary you will be covered by a workplace pension scheme
Reasonable coverage of sickness expenses for staff and dependent family members
How to Apply
To apply for the position, please send your application (Cover letter, CV, proof of relevant education, recommendations and 2-3 referees in English to firstname.lastname@example.org not later than Friday, 22nd March 2019.
The email subject should be “VISA OFFICER”.
Any application received after the deadline will not be considered.
Interviews will take place in the beginning of April 2019. The tentative starting date is May 2019.
The Embassy attaches great importance to equal opportunities for all and therefore welcomes applications from all qualified persons regardless of race, gender, religion, age or disability.
The chosen candidate must present a “No Criminal Record” certificate and pass security
clearance by the Danish authorities, prior to appoint
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