Vacancy: Junior Economic Officer (JEO) Position at the Dutch Embassy (6 Months)

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Albania is looking for an Albanian Master student or recent Master's graduate who will work as a Junior Economic Officer at the Embassy for a period of 6 months, for the period 1 March  2018 – 31 August 2017. Deadline for applications: 3 January 2018.

The JEO will work in the field of economic affairs, assisting in economic analysis/reporting. The JEO will also be involved in the daily work and tasks of the Embassy, under the guidance of relevant Embassy personnel.

He/she will have the opportunity to be engaged in the daily practice of working in a diplomatic environment, including participation in the organization of events, regular administration and logistical support for the regular Embassy activities.

The candidate is expected to possess a high degree of independence and motivation to take on a wide variety of tasks, ranging from report drafting to operational duties. He/she should have a high level of integrity.

It is a full-time position with 40 work hours per week. The selected applicant will receive a monthly remuneration.

Candidate profile:

University Master student in Economic Sciences or other relevant study, who is either in their last year of studies, or a recent university Master's graduate who has finished his/her studies not earlier than the 2016-2017 study year.

Ability to independently research and write analyses and reports with a high degree of independence. Communicate clearly and be concisely in writing;

Good ICT skills, including Outlook, Word, Excel and ability to search for and use online data.

Good knowledge of the general economic/business environment and developments;

Being an active social media user, with knowledge of e-business, administration and maintenance of websites, profiles, blogs etc. will be considered an important asset.

Excellent knowledge of the English and Albanian language, both oral and in written, is a must. Knowledge of Dutch  language is considered an asset.

Application and selection process:

For securing a unified approach and review of all received applications, the candidates are asked to use the English version of the Euro format CV template, which can be downloaded at:

Please enclose a letter of interest.

Incomplete applications and applications submitted after the deadline will not be taken into consideration.


Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.


The candidates should send their CV and a letter of interest in English language by e-mail to   by 03.01.2018, 17:00h.