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Events and Visits Coordinator (Anticipatory Staffing)

USD $63,918 (plus benefits)

Vacancy type:

Term Details:
Employment Tenure: There is one position available of indeterminate status. This competitive staffing process may be used to create an eligibility list of qualified candidates for this position and other similar positions at the same level, with various tenures, including indeterminate, term, assignment/transfer, and/or acting opportunities at the Consulate General of Canada in New York and the Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations.



The Consulate General of Canada in New York and the Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations.

Closing date for applications:
11-10-2018 At midnight UTC+1 / GMT+1

Summary of position:
Under the general supervision of the Events & Visits Officer, the Events and Visits Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and execution of assigned official mission, third party events as well as high level visits. The incumbent provides coordination of ongoing program activities to include developing and tracking budgets and contracts with multiple third party stakeholders, coordinating logistical requirements and making recommendations to event hosts based on scheduling capacity and resources. The incumbent will provide administrative support and services in direct support of program objectives and goals

Essential qualifications:
Essential Qualifications:
Candidates must demonstrate clearly how they meet the Language, Education and Experience qualifications listed below:

Fluency in written and oral English is required.

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

1. Minimum 3 years’ recent experience in a logistics/operations role.
2. Recent Experience organising events and visits – preferably with VIP delegations/high visits.
3. Recent Experience coordinating visits/ events with the United Nations.
4. Experience in financial administration including budgets and the preparation of reports.
5. Experience in conducting a variety forms research.
6. Recent Experience using of Word, Excel, and Outlook, research databases and contacts/client management systems.
*Recent is defined in the last 5 years.

Rated Requirements:
Candidates who meet the Education and Experience qualifications will be assessed on the following requirements;

• Knowledge in coordinating logistical support for a team and organization of schedules;
• Knowledge of UN protocol for visits/events;
• Knowledge of general office procedures and practices, including correspondence; and
• Knowledge in working with Word, Excel, and Outlook, research, databases and contacts/client management systems and mobile platforms.

• Excellent organizational skills;
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;
• Ability to manage multiple priorities with tight deadlines, quick-thinking;
• Ability to take initiative to identify, troubleshoot and solve problems;
• Ability to analyze situations and provide recommendations;
• Ability to clearly enunciate instructions;
• Ability to provide excellent client service, maintaining composure when dealing with unusual situations or difficult clients;
• Ability to bridge varying competing interests;
• Ability to work independently in a proactive manner; and
• Ability to work in teams and achieving results to meet team objectives.

Personal Suitability:
• Adaptability and flexibility;
• Team work;
• Effective interpersonal skills;
• Tactful and Diplomatic;
• Sound judgement; and
• Integrity.

Asset Qualifications:
Desirable Requirements:
• The ability to communicate in French, orally and in writing

Organizational Needs:

Operational Requirements:
Operational Requirements
Hours of work:
Normal hours of work for this position are in accordance with the Locally Engaged Staff (LES) regulations of 37.5 hours per week. The successful candidate must be willing to work evenings, some weekends especially during the fall months.

Condition(s) of Employment:
Condition of employment (must be met):
• Eligibility for a Government of Canada Reliability Status which includes a criminal and credit background check; and
• Independent work authorization in the United States and status in accordance with United States protocol directives for foreign missions.

Area of selection:
Open to: • Persons living in the New York Tri-State Area. • Employees of the Consulate General of Canada in New York and the Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations. • Employees of any Canadian Mission in the United States. • Spouses and dependents of Canada‐based staff at the Consulate General of Canada in New York and Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations. Note: Relocation expenses will not be paid in any circumstance. All applicants must: • Meet all of the Essential Qualifications stated below. • Be resident in the United States. • Submit resumes and a one-page cover letter by the closing date. The cover letter must specify, using concrete examples, how you meet the essential qualifications, i.e., language, education, experience, for this position. Note: Failure to provide any of the information required above will result in your application being rejected. All communication relating to this process, including email correspondence may be used in the assessment of qualifications.

Important Notes:
Selection procedure:
The staffing process will consist of a review of all applications to ensure that applicants meet the essential qualifications. Please note that failure to meet any of the essential qualifications eliminates candidates from further consideration in the competition. Only those applicants who meet these will be contacted by the Human Resources Section for an interview or other form(s) of assessment (a written test, an in-basket exercise, and /or a skills test) of the Rated Requirements for the position.

The Consulate General of Canada in New York and the Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations is committed to conducting inclusive, barrier-free selection processes.

The Consulate General of Canada in New York and the Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations offers a competitive salary, generous leave and a strong benefits package to include medical, dental, long term disability, and a pension plan to name a few.

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