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The Danish Embassy in Buenos Aires is looking for an Academic Employee

12.06.2018  16:17

Position:  Academic Employee for permanent employment
Deadline for application:  6 July 2018 at noon
Location:   The Danish Embassy in Buenos Aires
Starting date:  As soon as possible

The Danish Embassy is looking for a committed, flexible, and outgoing Academic Employee with responsibilities within administration, politics, and public diplomacy. The employee will also be part of the management team with the Ambassador and Deputy Head of Mission.

Description of the position
You will be part of a busy embassy, where your many-sided tasks, among others, will include:

  • Administration, including both overall planning and detail-oriented task solution. You will be responsible for general quality assurance and will have management responsibility for employees within the accounting and consular field
  • Contact with authorities
  • Analysis and reporting 
  • Managerial responsibility for the Embassy's cultural and public diplomacy work, including the preparation of the overall strategy and the execution of specific projects
  • Close cooperation with the Embassy's trade department.

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

  • Relevant educational background
  • Relevant work experience. Management 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 the political situation in the region and in Denmark
  • Good language skills, including command of Danish, English and Spanish at academic level in both writing and speech will be an advantage
  • 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 or English to Deputy Head of Mission, Anders Skovsø Clausen at marked Academic Employee no later than 6 July 2018 at noon.

If you have any questions about the position, you are welcome to contact the Administrative and Political Officer at the Embassy, Sanne Edmonson at: 0054 11 4312 6901, or:

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.

About the Embassy
The Danish Embassy is a smaller embassy with 10 employees covering a broad portfolio of tasks from politics, export promotion to consular matters. In addition to Argentina, the embassy also covers Uruguay and Paraguay. Further information on the Embassy’s work can be found on the Embassy’s website.

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