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Job Ref:
3044

Job Title:
Common Services (CS) Assistant Competition # 568

Salary:
Rs. 617,337 per annum (non-negotiable)

Vacancy type:
Indeterminate

Term Details:
Full time

Level:
Assistant

Classification:
LE05

Location:
Consulate General of Canada, Chandigarh

Closing date for applications:
22-02-2019 At midnight UTC+1 / GMT+1

Summary of position:
Under the supervision of the Common Service Officer, the Common Service Administrative Assistant (LE-05) provides daily administrative support and services; creates and provides information and/or documentation; provides support for ongoing Common Service activities; responds to service requests from clientele and performs other duties as required.
Given regional focus of Common Services, supports administrative interactions and proactive cooperation between Regional offices (Bangalore, Mumbai) and the High Commission of Canada in New Delhi.

Essential qualifications:
Mandatory Screening Qualifications:

Education: Government recognized University degree in any discipline;

Language: Fluency in English (oral & written).

Experience: At least three (3) years of recent (within the past five (5) years), relevant work experience in the following areas in a similar position for a corporate or Government office:
• in providing general administrative duties including logistics/hospitality management and budget management
• in dealing with the public and customer/client service

Computer Skills: MS-office (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint), MS Outlook, Internet.

Mandatory Rated Qualifications:

Knowledge:
• Knowledge of administrative and office procedures;
• Knowledge basic financial procedures;
• Knowledge of event and visit management.

Ability:
• Ability to accurately prepare charts, tables, letters & reports;
• Ability to edit and format documents;
• Ability to research, analyze and evaluate information effectively;
• Ability to coordinate conflicting priorities within tight deadlines and meet work targets

Personal Suitability:
• Professional Integrity
• Adaptability & Flexibility
• Focus on quality & detail
• Client service
• Judgement
• Teamwork

Asset Qualifications:
Candidates are encouraged to indicate how they meet the following criteria, where applicable:

• Knowledge of French, Punjabi and/or Hindi.

Organizational Needs:
NA

Operational Requirements:
ALL APPLICANTS MUST:

• Meet all of the mandatory screening qualifications and mandatory rated qualifications stated below
• Have independent work authorization in India

Condition(s) of Employment:
The appointment of the successful candidate will be subject to a Reliability Check (RC) obtained by the Management. To conduct the Reliability Check (RC), the candidate will have to submit the following documents on being selected by the mission.

• Police clearance certificate (Character Certificate)
• Letter of recognition from your bank stating your name, years of client service and your address
• Professional and educational certificates and mark sheets (i.e., academic transcripts)

**Successful candidate must be available to start within 30 days of offer.
Candidates must be available to work overtime as and when required**


Area of selection:
Individuals who are currently residing & eligible to work in India; All employees of the Consulate General of Canada and Canadian missions in India

Important Notes:
NOTE: The Government of Canada is committed to building a skilled, inclusive and diverse workforce and to pursuing employment equity. Diversity is our strength and all applicants who meet the qualifications below are encouraged to apply.

All applications will be carefully reviewed against the mandatory screening requirements and mandatory rated qualifications of the job. Please submit a cover note with your candidature, clearly indicating how you meet the screening requirements. Failure to do so will result in the rejection of your application.

Candidates screened in will be contacted for further assessment, including: a personal interview with a series of questions designed to evaluate each applicant’s knowledge, abilities, competencies and personal suitability for the position. In addition, tests may be conducted to assist the selection board in assessing the applicant’s qualifications, skills and language ability. Reference verifications shall be conducted as a part of the hiring process.

The results of this competition may also be used to establish an eligibility list to staff similar openings at the Consulate General which may arise in the twelve (12) months following the completion of this competition.

Note that the candidates will only be contacted through the email provided in their application. Please check your mailbox regularly for any information.



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