Friday, April 29, 2016

Advisor - Culture and Public Diplomacy

Last updated: 28.04.2016 //
The Royal Norwegian Consulate General in Mumbai, covering Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa, was re-opened in November 2015. The Consulate General is located in new premises at Bandra Kurla Complex. The opening of the Consulate General is a reflection of the rapid increase in the bilateral relations between India and Norway, especially commercial/business relations in the area of jurisdiction. The Consulate General will have a total six staff in addition to a commercial section, Innovation Norway (three staff). Staff from the Norwegian Seafood Council and the Norwegian Business Association in India (NBAI) are also located in the consulate General.
Responsibilities and tasks
  • Planning, implementation and follow-up of culture and public diplomacy activities in accordance with the strategic plans for the Consulate General.
  • Produce information material for website and newsletter
  • Draft talking points/speeches/articles
  • Assist in organizing visits from Norway to the Consulate General’s area of jurisdiction
  • Organizing expert trips/press trips to Norway
  • Master level degree from University within the areas of responsibilities and tasks.    
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Hindi
  • At least five years of work experience, either from government, international organisations, civil society, academia or private sector
  • International experience either related to work or studies is an advantage
  • Knowledge of Norway is an advantage
Personal skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team setting.
  • Openness, transparency and good communication skills are essential
  • Proven ability to building networks with relevant organizations and individuals in government, civil society, academia, the media and the private sector.
  • Honesty, integrity, tolerance and respect for all individuals across social and professional distinctions are fundamental requirements
Terms and conditions
  • The Consulate General is following Indian law with respect to employment rights
  • Salary in accordance with education/experience
    • Social security benefits will be in accordance with the social security legislation in India.
    • Working hours: Monday-Friday 09:00 - 16:00. 25 days annual vacation.
For further information please contact by telephone no. 022-61330700, Consul General, Mr. Torbjørn Holthe or Deputy Head of Mission, Consul Mr. Tor A. Dahlstrøm.
Applications by 16th May 2016 to:

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