Vacancy Announcement


We invite applications for the position of an Administrative Assistant to be employed at the Consulate General's Visa Section. Apply until 01 October 2018.

Important information

Vacancy Announcement

(Date 12th September 2018)

The Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Chennai seeks to recruit a suitably
Administrative Assistant
to be employed at Visa Section starting Mid-October 2018 on a temporary basis (12 months)

The Job description is as follows:

Handling and initial assessment of visa applications
Dealing with client queries by phone, email or in person
Conducting interviews at the counter
Providing Translation and Interpretation from Tamil (preferably also Telugu and Hindi ) into English and German or vice versa
Entering of applicant's data into the electronic visa system
Administrative Support of the Entry Clearance Officers

The applicants should posses the following minimum qualifications:

Any Bachelor degree or professional experience in the administrative field

Excellent knowledge of Tamil and English (both compulsory)

Preferably sufficient command of Telugu and Hindi languages

Preferably sufficient command of the German language in reading and writing

Working knowledge of standard IT programs (Word, Excel and similar)

We expect:

Equitable, honest and professional attitude towards visitors and colleagues

Reliability, commitment and dedication to the job

Interest and ability to work in a service-oriented environment

Willingness to obtain a working knowledge of special equipment used in the security section

Please submit in hardcopy (email-applications will not be honoured!):

Your curriculum vitae

Full documentation to prove your qualification as requested above

A letter showing your motivation handwritten by yourself in the English language

until 01 October 2018 to:

Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany

Head of Administration

No. 9 Boat Club Road, RA Puram, Chennai 600 028

We trust you will understand that neither confirmations of receipt for job applications nor replies will be sent, unless you are invited to an oral interview.

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