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The Embassy is looking for a new Consular Officer

Position: Consular Officer
Type of employment: Part time employment for 1 year with the possibility of extension 
Starting date: June/July 2021
Location: Danish Embassy in The Hague
Deadline for application: 18th of April

The Embassy seeks a Consular Officer to join our consular team. The atmosphere at the Embassy is friendly and informal. In total, we are 17 colleagues divided over several departments.

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 and mail
  • 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
  • Full 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 part-time temporary employment for 1 year with the possibility of extension
  • Your standard working hours will be 30 hours (4 days) 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 as well as relevant recommendations and references) in English to haaamb@um.dk marked Consular Officer no later than the 18th of April 2021.

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 in week 16 and 17. 
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, Heidi Havely Dekkers (heidek@um.dk; tel.:+31 (0) 70 302 5957). For more information about the Embassy, see www.nederlandene.um.dk

Pdf version of the vacancy.



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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