Empleo asistente adm embajada canada

07 Ene 2015 14:51 - 07 Ene 2015 14:53 #12839 por recruiter
Job Position
Administrative Assistant

Essential Qualifications:
Proficiency in the use of English and Spanish, both oral and written is essential.
Experience utilizing Microsoft Office software including MS Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
Minimum 2 years of experience providing secretarial/administrative support to a senior/executive manager.
At least 2 years of experience working in an office environment and in providing administrative support to a diplomatic mission, governmental organization and/or multinational corporation.
Experience in providing client services and dealing with the general public.
Completed post-secondary education and/or an acceptable combination of education, training and work experience related to the duties and specific areas of competence required by the position.

Asset Qualifications:
Proficiency in French.
Experience in bookkeeping and/or accounts payable/receivables as well as customs clearances.
Experience in tracking budget expenditures and invoices, as wells as financial contracts.
Experience in event planning, initiating and maintaining active scheduling, organization and coordination of inventory control

Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge of general office procedures related to administration.
Knowledge of petty cash, bookkeeping/accounting, administrative/clerical procedures.
Knowledge of the general operations of diplomatic missions and international organizations.
Ability to organize and prioritise workload, in an environment with multiple interruptions and to meet deadlines under pressure.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Ability to work independently and as a team member.
Ability to focus on accuracy and pay attention to detail.
Ability to follow-up on budget expenditures and to maintain well-organized electronic records and paper copy files.
Ability to conduct basic research and maintain database files.

Personal suitability:
Sound judgement
Excellent interpersonal skills for dealing with clients, colleagues and supervisors
Initiative and dependability

Operational Requirements:
Ability and willingness to work overtime, often on short notice. Required to travel within area occasionally.

Conditions of Employment
Ability to obtain and maintain the required security clearance and work legally in the Dominican Republic.

Embassy of Canada in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Starting Salary:
RD$629,824.00 annually

Type of Advertisement:
6 month Term

Open to:
Persons currently residing in the Dominican Republic and fulfilling essential qualifications.

Closing date:
January 10th, 2015

Selection Procedure
Pre-screening will be conducted to determine whether the candidate meets the educational and experience requirements for the position. Only those applicants who qualify for this process will be contacted. Please note that the selection process can take up to 10 weeks.

How to apply?
Interested candidates must send, before the closing deadline, an e-mail containing the following two (2) attachments:
1. An up-to-date electronic version of the résumé, in English or French and copy of cédula or residency permit;
2. A properly formatted 1 page cover letter in English or French:
a) Indicating why they are interested in this specific position
b) Detailing how they meet each of the three points “Essential Qualifications” (Language, Experience, Education) and where applicable under “Asset Qualifications”.
3. In the email containing the above mentioned documents, clearly specify the title of the position, the job poster number along with your first and last name: (“Administrative Assistant SDMGO 2015/01”) in the subject line of the email.
4. Applications should be sent to:

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