Personal Assistant (PA) to the Swiss Defence Attaché
The Embassy of Switzerland in Kyiv has a vacancy for the position of Personal Assistant to the Swiss Defence Attaché as per 01 September 2018.
Main duties and responsibilities:
Providing secretarial support with various administrative tasks;
Dealing with all matters relating to the Defence Attaché's social engagements;
Organising official invitations by the Defence Attaché and monitoring invitations received;
Organising business trips for the Defence Attaché;
Management of the monthly financial claims of the Defence Attaché;
Supporting the Defence Attaché by carrying out research for special reports (Internet or other sources);
Assisting with and maintaining contacts with Swiss officers and Swiss federal employees in Ukraine;
Organising VIP visits to Ukraine including security clearances;
Welcoming guests, coordinating programmes and organising travel and accommodation;
Previous experience in a PA position;
Familiarity with modern office systems and advanced computer skills (MS Office);
Very good command of English and German (or French) language, spoken and written. Mother tongue should be Ukrainian or Russian, with very good knowledge of the other one;
Flair for organisational tasks.
High degree of personal integrity and trustworthiness
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Willingness to work under pressure
Inviting and interesting work atmosphere in a foreign diplomatic mission
Competitive salary relative to experience and benefits package
Local holidays and some Swiss public holidays
Please send your CV, a letter of interest and salary expectations no later than 20 May 2018 in electronic format (Word document, PDF file) to: email@example.com
Please indicate in the subject line “PA to the Swiss Defence Attaché” to ensure timely processing of your application.
No phone calls please; only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.