Wednesday, June 27, 2018 10:49:07 am
The Dutch consulate general in Dubai has a vacancy for the position of Communication Coordinator for the Gulf Region.
The vacancy is open to everyone who is suitable for the position, therefore we stimulate you to forward the vacancy within your network. Candidates can apply by sending an email including application letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, at the latest on Thursday the 31st of July 2018.
The Dutch consulate general in Dubai is looking for a part-time communication coordinator (21 hours/week). This new colleague will be working on the implementation of a multi-year regional communication strategy, including the communication for the Dutch participation in the Dubai EXPO 2020. Under the name of ‘Dutch connection in the Gulf – uniting water energy food’, the regional strategy will be implemented in Oman, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Iran and the UAE.
The strategy aims to create more visibility for Dutch knowledge, expertise and innovations in the field of water, energy and food – and especially in the connection between them. And to strengthen cooperation between the Netherlands and the Gulf region on this field of expertise.
The position will most likely be continued from January 2019 onwards into a full-time position. The ideal candidate will adapt and develop into this full time position.
The consulate general in Dubai is the workplace for this position from where, when necessary, business trips are made in the Gulf region. The team consists of the part-time communication coordinator until 31 December 2018, the head of the economic department of the consulate general in Dubai, the regional Business Developer and there is close cooperation with the economic departments in the region and the Agriculture Council in Riyadh. In addition, there is close contact with the Communications Department of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Dubai EXPO 2020 project team and the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) in The Hague.
It concerns a position on local conditions where the so-called ‘Legal Position Regulations locally employed employees 2005’ of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, apply.
Depending on the work experience, the employee is eligible for a gross monthly salary of at least 11,668 AED and a maximum of 17,502 AED based on a 35-hour working week. In addition to the basic salary, various allowances can be awarded, such as an annual allowance for housing costs.
Until December 2018 this position will be fulfilled on a part-time basis, in close cooperation with the current communication coordinator. However, this person will leave the consulate general on 31 December 2018. After that, the position will be continued as a full-time position (subject to approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Hague).