Consulate General of Belgium in Jerusalem

Belgium in Jerusalem and the Palestinian Territory

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Jerusalem

The Consulate General of Belgium in Jerusalem is looking for a resourceful and multi-skilled employee:

 

Job Description and Overview:

You will be a full team member of the Consulate General of Belgium in charge of the social agenda including the organization of events and social media. You will ensure the updating of the database and social media of the Consulate General. You will perform administrative and consular tasks, including translation of texts. You will assist your colleagues in performing their duties in case of work overload or during their absence.

 

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Be administratively capable to perform paid work
  • Perfect command of oral and written Arabic and/or Hebrew, English, Dutch and/or French with excellent writing and translation skills
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft Office: Outlook, Words and Excel) and management skills of social media
  • Excellent organizational skills, planning  and precision
  • Pro-active and work independently
  • Good communication skills
  • Discretion, loyalty and team spirit

Will be considered as an asset during the selection procedure:

  • Knowledge of French and Dutch
  • Knowledge of Arabic and Hebrew
  • Relevant  academic education
  • Knowledge of the functioning of Belgian Institutions and administration
  • Related work experience

 

Contract: Local contract of 12 months

Working hours :  Monday to Friday: 08:00 -16:00

 

Selection:

  • First phase : Screening of applications and  selection of potential candidates  who will be invited for the tests.
  • Second phase : Examination of selected candidates ( week of August 5th, 2019)
  •  Third phase :  Interviewing of the short-listed candidates who successfully  passed the second phase ( week of August 5th, 2019)

 

If you are interested, please send your CV and a motivation letter to the Consulate General of Belgium  by July 31, 2019, to jerusalem@diplobel.fed.be .Thank you for enclosing a copy of your identity card and the contact information of two references.

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Are you a Belgian who has recently moved to Jerusalem and would like to register with the Consulate General in Jerusalem? Did you lose your passport while you were travelling through the Palestinian Territory as a tourist? Do you need to request a visa in order to travel to Belgium? Then you’ve come to the right address.

This website will keep you up to date on consular matters that are specifically applicable to Belgians in Jerusalem and the Palestinian Territory, current events in Belgian foreign policy and other useful information or events.

An awareness campaign has been launched in Belgium and is addressed to the potential asylum-seekers. It underlines the false and misleading information circulating about the procedure of asylum application in Belgium. More information to be found in the website www.factsaboutbelgium.be

News

10 Jul

Today the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflicts, presided by Belgium since 1 January, has adopted conclusions on the situation of children in the armed conflict in Syria. For the first time in a long time, the UN Security Council sent such a strong message on the situation in Syria, more in particular on the violations of children’s rights. The Security Council calls the ones responsible for those violations to order. Our country has led the negotiations on the recommendations that should prevent such violations.

28 Jun

Austria, Belgium, Finland, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden attach the utmost importance to the preservation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA), signed by Iran and unanimously endorsed by the UN Security Council, as a key instrument for the non-proliferation regime and a major contribution to stability in the region. 

28 Jun

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo met with , the sister of the Saudi human rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul. She was detained in May 2018 because of her activism for women rights in Saudi Arabia. It is thanks to women such as Loujain that women are entitled to drive today in Saudi Arabia. She pays however a hefty price for her activism and risks a prison sentence

20 Jun

Today, the Joint Investigation Team (JIT), who is conducting a criminal investigation into the case, made public the names of four suspects allegedly involved in the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine in July 2014. This tragic incident, almost 5 years ago, cost the lives of 298 people, including several compatriots. The Dutch judicial authorities also announced that the trial of these suspects will begin in the Netherlands in March 2020 and that the investigation will proceed in the meantime.

08 Jun

Belgium congratulates Estonia, Niger, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Tunisia and Vietnam on their election as non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council. They will join the Council for a period of two years from January 1st 2020.