Consular & Notarial Officer

Australian Embassy Riyadh
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: NP040-02
Australian Embassy Riyadh

The Role


The Role


Applications are invited for the position of Consular and Notarial Officer at the Australian Embassy in Riyadh

Job Description:

Undertake welfare visits to Australian citizens in hospitals, police stations etc and provide reports to management.
Maintain regular contact with the Australian community and Australian community leaders in the Gulf, and update the register of Australians overseas.
Liaise with the local authorities on the matters affecting Australian citizens.
Provide consular support to Consular/Passports Officer including contacting Australians and their families and writing reports.
Provide notarial services to clients.
Manage Embassy access to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website (marasim), write diplomatic notes and seek on-line approvals for Embassy staff for new and renewal of visas, iqamas, licenses, vehicle purchases, registrations, sponsorship changes etc.
Arrange visas for official visitors to the Embassy, make airline, hotel and car bookings.
Receive and despatch airfreight bags/couriers and distribute material received.
Provide support to Passports Officer to process passports, manage passport applications, conduct interviews, and liaise with the Passport Operations Centre in Canberra.

Requirements


Requirements


The salary range is SR 6,760-9,218 per month (including transport and housing allowances) depending on experience. An extra month’s basic salary is paid each year as an Eid bonus.

Saudi men and women are encouraged to apply online.

Successful applicant will be required to undergo a medical and local security clearance.

All applications will be assessed against the selection criteria given below. They must be supported with the following documents, or they will not be considered.

Current resume or curriculum vitae, including at least 2 referees and their contact details.

Statement addressing the selection criteria (no more than 200 words per criterion):

SELECTION CRITERIA

Excellent spoken and written English and spoken Arabic skills
Experience in dealing with consular enquiries and handling consular cases or similar /related tasks.
Ability to travel to deal with consular cases, throughout Saudi Arabia & to Oman & Bahrain.
Good computer literacy and keyboard skills.
Relevant university qualification.

About the Company


About the Company


Australia is one of the world's most successful multicultural societies, built on parliamentary democracy, rule of law and a market economy. It comprises peoples from more than 140 different nations and encompasses all of the world's major languages, cultures, traditions and religions.

Muslims in Australia have a long and vibrant history. Approximately 300,000 Muslims now live in Australia, and there are over 100 mosques. The Australian Government has made a commitment to explore with the Australian Muslim Community representatives and the wider community how we can best promote the common goals of harmony and mutual understanding. The Arab community in Australia, numbering over 210,000, is diverse and includes many high-profile and successful members.
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