The Section for Migration Affairs at the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok is seeking applications to fill the following position:

Position Title: Temporary Staff at positions as Migration Assistant
Conditions: 4-5 Months starting March 2018

1. Background:                                                     

The Section for Migration Affairs at the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok handles a large number of applications for visa, residence permit and work permit every year. The peak season for applications is between March and July. During this period the Embassy requires extra staffs to meet the increasing demand of services. 

2. Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Counsellor at the Section of Migration Affairs the Migration Assistant will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Screen and register applications
  • Printing permit stickers
  • Conduct interviews with applicants
  • Filing and other administrative work
  • Any other duty at the visa section that may be assigned by the Counsellor at the Section of Migration Affairs

2. Essential Qualifications:

Education: University Degree (is an advantage).

Experience: Experience in (a) field/s of relevance for the administrative work.

Knowledge/skills: Excellent intra-personal skills. Ability to independently perform duties and to ensure the delivery and completion of tasks, also under periods of high work load. Flexibility and ability to prioritise tasks. Accurate, Cooperative and Service-Minded. Good computer literacy.

Language: Excellent command of English and Thai language, both orally and in writing.

Fluency in Swedish a merit.

3. Desirable skills and/or experiences:

Previous experience of Swedish governmental authorities. Experience of work at a Swedish Embassy.

Previous experience of working with, or handling administrative work with migration organizations.  

4. Salary and benefit:

According to Swedish Foreign Service salary system for locally employed staff

5. Applications:

Application letter along with a detailed CV, salary demands and other documents which applicant wishes to refer to must reach the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok at the latest by Sunday 21 January 2018. The application should be sent under the subject heading “Migration Assistant” to e-mail address: 

Contact for enquiries on the position is Mr Magnus Petrone, Counsellor, Head of Section for Migration Affairs, telephone number 02 263 7209 or email .

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and applications will not be returned. The Embassy of Sweden retains the right to contact references directly.

Tests of language proficiency may be performed by the Embassy as part of the interview process.

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