New Zealand Embassy Brasilia, Brazil
Administrative Assistant / Driver
The Embassy of New Zealand in Brasilia is seeking an Administrative Assistant / Driver for a full time position to provide administrative and driving support to the Embassy staff.
In this position, reporting to the Administration Manager, you will be responsible for supporting the efficient and effective administrative operation of the Post. You will also maintain and provide property preventive and reactive maintenance assistance, corporate financial and bank operations assistance, administrative support to staff and pool vehicles driving and maintenance. The position also acts as direct back-up for specific Administration Manager duties to cover for absences and peak work periods.
You will have significant experience in office administration, office suppliers’ relationships and quality control of services, and be comfortable working as part of a team. You will also need to demonstrate strong communication skills, relationship building skills, customer focus and attention to detail.
You must have high school degree level (“Ensino Médio completo”) and be fluent in Portuguese and have effective working level English.
Interested candidates can download the application form and position description below:
Please send the following in Microsoft Word or PDF format:
- A cover letter, in English
- An electronic copy of your Curriculum Vitae, in English.
- A completed Application Form, in English
firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 12noon, Friday, 06 December 2013 (Subject Ref: AA/D).
The Embassy will not accept applications in any other format. Please note that only those applicants considered for interview will be contacted.
NB: If the successful applicant is living outside Brazil and is not a Brazilian citizen, you will be employed on local terms and conditions and must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate working visa. This is the responsibility of the applicant and any offer of employment is subject to this. In addition relocation to Brasilia is to be undertaken at the expense of the applicant.
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