We are hiring: Assistant in the Consular and Visa section (part-time, 50%)

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17.01.2024 - Article

We are hiring: Assistant in the Consular and Visa section (part-time, 50%)

The position is offered for one year, starting on 1st March 2024, with the option to be extended on the basis of a permanent contract.

Main duties:

  • Attending to customers in the German Embassy’s department of Legal and Consular Affairs, in particular advising on and processing passport and visa applications as well as applications for legalisations, authentications and certifications

  • File administration

  • Corresponding with applicants, German and foreign authorities and prepare drafts

  • Responding to email and telephone enquiries regarding consular matters

  • Processing applications by using the digital tools provided

Qualifications required:

  • Excellent German language skills ( native speaker level)
  • Excellent English language skills
  • Certificate grade 12 or equivalent
  • Good, expandable knowledge of common IT applications
  • Good communication skills, ability to work in a team
  • Organisation skills, good intellectual skills

Regular working hours amount to 20 hours per week. Remuneration is paid according to the Embassy´s current salary grid. The employment contract is based on Zambian labour law.

Applicants without the Zambian nationality are required to provide proof of their Zambian permanent residence and work permits.

Successful candidates have to undergo a health examination as well as a security check before being employed.

Documents required:

  • Letter of Application in German
  • Curriculum Vitae in German
  • passport-sized photo
  • Proof of excellent German language skills (if not native speaker)
  • Copies of letters of reference from previous employers and
  • Copies of school certificates and professional qualifications
  • Copy of your National Registration Card/ passport

Please send your application as a hard copy only together with the above-mentioned documents to

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

c/o Head of Administration

5219 Haile Selassie Avenue



By 7th February 2024, 12:00 hrs

For more information please call 0211 250 644 ext 202.

Your documents will be treated in accordance with the guidelines of data protection laid down in article 13 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Only candidates who fulfill the above-mentioned criteria will be invited for an interview. Applications sent to the Embassy will not be returned.

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