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The Danish Embassy is looking for a new consular officer

The Embassy seeks a Consular Officer to join the consular team. At the Embassy, you will have 17 colleagues and the atmosphere is friendly and informal.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Handling passport applications
  • Handling residence- and visa applications
  • Assisting Danish citizens (nationals- and foreign residents) in various consular matters
  • Manning the reception, i.e. receiving guests, handling incoming phone calls, handling mails
  • Handling various requests from Danish and Dutch Authorities regarding consular issues
  • Other administrative tasks as needed


  •  Relevant education and/or similar professional experience is desired
  • Cultural understanding of the Netherlands and Denmark
  • A positive, open-minded, pro-active, creative attitude
  • A high sense of responsibility
  • Good command of English, Dutch and Danish – both oral and written
  • IT proficiency
  • Great interpersonal skills and team player abilities as well as interest in and willingness to share knowledge with – and learn from – colleagues
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently
  • Flexible and willing to adapt to the changing needs of the Embassy
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work under time pressure

Employment conditions

  •  We offer full time temporary employment for 1 year with the possibility of extension
  • Your standard working hours will be 37 hours per week
  • Your salary will reflect your responsibility, your qualifications and experience


Application and recruitment process
To apply for the position, please send your application (letter of motivation, CV, proof of relevant education, and relevant recommendations and references) in English to haaamb@um.dk marked Consular Officer no later than 15 March 2018.

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.

Selected candidates will be invited for interviews – expected to take place between 19-23 March 2018.
The chosen candidate must present a “No Criminal Record” and pass security clearance by the Danish authorities prior to the start of employment.

For any questions regarding the position, please contact consular officer, Lisa Møller de Ron (lisron@um.dk; tel.:+31 (0) 70 302 5966. For more information about the Embassy, see www.nederlandene.um.dk

Find a pdf-version of the job position here.



Danmarks ambassade i Nederlandene

Koninginnegracht 30

2514 AB Den Haag
Telefon: +31 (0) 70 302 5959

E-mail: haaamb@um.dk

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