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Job Vacancy

The Embassy of Ireland to Austria and Permanent Mission of Ireland to the International Organisations in Vienna wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified candidates who wish to be considered for appointment as a temporary/whole time administrative attaché. This role will assist with administrative duties in the Embassy and to support the Embassy's role in relation to the Vienna based International Organisations.

The contract will be for a fixed term of one eyar with no entitlement to Irish civil servant status.

Tasks and Responsibilities

Tasks and Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with the administration of the Embassy's consular duties including passports and visas;
  • Servicing of and reporting on meetings, including those in International Organisations;
  • Assisting with Public Diplomacy and Cultural activities with a particular emphasis on Social Media;

Basic Requirements

  • National of an EU Member State;
  • Proficiency in English;
  • Proficiency in German;
  • Minimum of six months relevant work experience;
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications;
  • Good organisation and time management skills;
  • Effective team player with the ability to operate effectively in an international work environment.

Salary and Conditions

The salary will be €35,782.46 gross per annum, paid in accordance with Austrian practice (incl. payments of 13th and 14th month salaries on a pro rata basis) and will be subject to Austrian tax and social security deductions; 

This is a locally engaged position and successful candidates are responsible for their own accommodation;

The successful candidate will be entitled to 25 days annual leave calculated on a pro rata basis according to the length of contract;

Employees are required to work a 35 hour week and should be prepared to show flexibility in work patterns to accommodate multilateral meetings and other Embassy related events;

The successful candidate will initially serve a three month probationary period;

The Embassy of Ireland and Permanent Mission of Ireland to the International organisations in Vienna is an equal opportunities employer.

Application Process

Please submit a full CV, which should include the names and contact details of two referees, together with a photo to: Vienna[at]dfa[dot]ie

Applications must be submitted by 21 April 2016. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview in Vienna or by video conference from Dublin or an Irish diplomatic mission. Please note that travel expenses will not be paid.

Any personal information submitted to us will only be used for its intended purposes and will be destroyed when no longer needed. Any other processing or disclosure of personal data is not allowed other than in the exceptional circumstances provided for under the Data Protection Acts.