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Assistant to the Director of Cooperation/DoC (m/f)

Vrsta edukacije Bachelor
Iskustvo: Sa iskustvom
Mjesto: Sarajevo
Broj pozicija 1
Jezici: Engleski, Njemački

The Embassy of Switzerland in Bosnia and Herzegovina is looking for an


Assistant to the Director of Cooperation/DoC (50% part-time)



Responsibilities and duties

The Assistant to the DoC

  • provides administrative, management and secretarial support of the highest quality to the DoC
  • screens incoming correspondence and telephone calls and directs them to the right person in charge; arranges internal and external meetings for the DoC
  • manages the agenda of the DoC with an understanding of business priorities
  • manages the international and local correspondence of the DoC with BiH and Swiss authorities, international organisations, civil society organisations and the private sector
  • maintains a database of important contacts
  • arranges logistics for missions, internal workshops and external events related to the Swiss Cooperation Program in BiH
  • takes minutes of meetings
  • translates documents, if required
  • supports the DoC in her daily work 


  • Commercial education or Bachelor's degree or equivalent 
  • Outstanding knowledge in B/C/S, English, German, both written and oral; knowledge of French is an asset
  • Proficient computer skills: MS Office, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel

Key competencies

  • At least 5 years of practical work experience related to administration, organisation and written correspondence 
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, including the ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to perform tasks with a high degree of accuracy and efficiency
  • Ability to work independently, to take initiative and to overcome obstacles
  • Strong multi-tasking skills and a high degree of flexibility 
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and team work skills
  • Demonstrates respect for all individuals at all times
  • Ability to exercise judgment in managing confidential or sensitive information

Start and duration of the engagement 

The engagement will start on 1 September 2018. The selected candidate will be awarded a one-year contract with the possibility of extension.


We look forward to receiving your application with a Motivation Letter and a detailed CV under the reference “Assistant to DoC” to sar.vertretung@eda.admin.ch  no later than 27 July 2018.


Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. The Embassy will not return the applications and supporting documents to non-selected candidates. 




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