Chief of Mission (CO) and Deputy Chief Of Mission (DCO) Assistant
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Chief of Mission (CO) and Deputy Chief Of Mission (DCO) Assistant

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Qualifications and Skills

  • Possesses a university degree or adequate training and relevant work experience, which may be accepted in lieu of a university degree. Diplomatic experience is an asset. 
  • Good competence in MS Office softwares.

General Functions

Under the direct supervision of the Deputy Chief of Mission, the incumbent will assist with the following tasks:

  • Assist the CO and the deputy CO in all their activities and appointments
  • Editing texts and official letter prepared by the CO, DCO
  • Coordinate the workload and activities in the CO and DCO’s office
  • Manage the agenda of the CO and in his absence, the agenda of the Core Team members
  • Draft and type letters or other texts requested by CO or DCO on the computer. Editing documents
  • Handle visitors programme in the Mission office
  • Translate texts from the country languages to English (or English to the country languages) as required
  • Assist the other Core team in any activity related to the objectives of the Mission
  • Secretarial duties to the Chief Observer and the Deputy Chief Observer
  • Register daily incoming mail (post and electronic)
  • Keep mailing list and contact data base updated
  • Prepare and organize the CO’s and DCO`s duty travels and keep the other team members informed
  • Arrange meetings and appointments for the CO/DCO;
  • Any other tasks that may be assigned.


  • All positions are open to men and women with no discrimination
  • For all positions, a good linguistic competence (spoken and written) in both English and Nepali is mandatory
  • All candidates must have sufficient computer skills to operate with electronic mail, word processing, public presentation and spreadsheet software
  • Flexibility required. Work is expected on occasions both in the evenings and weekends or even public holidays
  • Place of work is Kathmandu

Applying Procedure

Interested Nepali citizens are requested to send their detailed CV and all contact details to the email address by 17th October, 2017. Only applications sent by email will be accepted. Please clearly mention the position applied for in the email subject title.

Only applicants whose profile matches best the needs of the mission will be contacted for interviews.

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