Political / Economic Officer

Alto Comissariado do Canadá

The Government of Canada is seeking a Political / Economic Officer for the Canadian High Commission in Maputo.

  • Carries out research and prepares reports on key political and economic developments relevant to Canadian interests in Mozambique, Malawi and Swaziland
  • Manages work related to the funding of initiatives in countries of accreditation
  • Maintains and expands network of contacts with Mozambican government departments, media and civil society in order to facilitate work of the High Commission
  • Has responsibility within the political section for providing written translation and oral interpretation as required for lengthy Embassy correspondence, meetings and visits
  • Serves as quality control for official correspondence in Portuguese
  • Performs other duties as required
  • Fluency in Portuguese and English (oral and written)
  • Fluency in French will be considered an asset
  • Able to obtain and retain security clearance
  • Meet the medical requirements set by the employer
  • Master level degree from a recognized university in a related field
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a related area (international relations, legal affairs, economics, etc.)
  • Knowledge of the political and economic environment in Mozambique, Malawi and Swaziland
  • Knowledge of the global political and economic environment
  • Able to travel
  • Effective interactive communication – oral and written
  • Effective interpersonal relations
  • Proactive, result oriented, adaptable and flexible
  • Ability to engage in research and apply analytical thinking
  • Eligible to work in Mozambique
  • Cover letter explaining how you meet the essential criteria (English or French)
  • Curriculum Vitae (English or French)
  • Due to the amount of applications, only candidates considered for the job will be contacted
  • Only applications submitted to the supplied e-mail address will be considered for screening
  • Indicate the source of this job post:
  • The subject line of the email should state "Competition- LE-08 – Political Officer – MPUTO"
  • To submit your application please use the email address listed above, on the right column
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  • Entidade Alto Comissariado do Canadá
  • Local
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  • Publicado 24.10.2013
  • Expira 06.11.2013
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