Junior Economic Officer (JEO) Position at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Albania is looking for a student or recent graduate who will work as a Junior Economic Officer at the Embassy for a period of 6 months, for the period September/October 2018 to February/March 2019. Deadline for applications: 12 August 2018.

The JEO will work in the field of economic affairs, assisting in the 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.

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

Candidate profile:

University student in Economic sciences, who is either in their last year of studies, or a recent university graduate who has finished their studies not earlier than 2016-2017  academic year.

Ability to research and independently write analysis and reports with high degree of independence and to communicate clearly and 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: http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/en/documents/curriculum-vitae/templates-instructions

Please enclose a letter of interest.

Incomplete applications and applications submitted after the deadline will not be taken into consideration. Only 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  tir@minbuza.nl   by 12.08.2018, 21:00h.


The Embassy of the Netherlands is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate based on gender, age, sexual orientation, culture, religion or color. We encourage candidates with disabilities to apply as well.