a) The Human Resources Section wishes to announce a staffing process for Program Support in the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada section of the Embassy of Canada in Riyadh. This staffing process will serve to build an eligibility list at the LE-04 level to be used for indeterminate, term, or temporary appointments at this level.
b) This position is a LES (Locally Engaged Staff) position, subject to the Terms and Conditions of Employment for LES in Saudi Arabia.
Embassy of Canada in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Closing date for applications:
25-11-2019 at 23:59 UTC+1 / GMT+1
Summary of position:
Under general supervision, provides multi-task support services to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada s (IRCC s) programs and operations.
Candidates must demonstrate clearly how they meet Essential Requirements. Failure to meet any of the essential requirements eliminates candidates from further consideration in the competition.
Technical Diploma or university degree from a recognized university.
Fluency in English: minimum of 5.5 band overall in IELTS, taken within the last 2 years*.
* You will be expected to provide a copy of your certificate in order to be considered. If you are unable to upload your IELTS certificate with your covering letter, please send it to email@example.com as soon as possible with subject line entitled "IRCC vacancy Riyadh IELTS Cert."
Minimum of 1 years recent* experience working in an office environment in an administrative support capacity or in a client service environment.
*Recent is defined as in the last 3 years.
The Rated Requirements relating to knowledge, abilities and competencies will also be assessed. Methods of assessment may include, but are not limited to, a written examination, an oral interview, role-play, practical tests, presentations and/or psychometric assessment.
Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
General knowledge of the Canadian visa application process
Effective communication (oral and written) in English
Attention to detail
Values and ethics service through integrity and respect
Thinking things through innovating through analysis and ideas
Engagement working effectively with people, organizations, partners
Excellence through results delivering through own work, relationship and
Preference may be given to candidates who have the following asset qualifications:
Ability to speak, read and write French.
Ability to speak, read and write in Arabic.
Experience working for a diplomatic mission or international organization.
Experience working in visa/consular services in a diplomatic mission in the last 5 years.
If candidates meet the factors listed in the asset qualifications they must clearly demonstrate how they meet these factors in their covering letter.
Ability to work overtime
Annual leave may be restricted due to operational needs
Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week, 5 days per week
As a member of the Canadian diplomatic presence abroad, required to adhere to Canada s Code on Values & Ethics
Condition(s) of Employment:
Valid passport and Saudi residency permit (Iqama)
Must be a legal resident of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and eligible to work therein
Iqama transfer required Kindly note that the embassy sponsors all eligible term/indeterminate employees. Only a professional Iqama can be transferred to the embassy. The embassy cannot transfer an applicant currently on a dependent iqama (i.e. spouse or child)
Obtain and retain an enhanced reliability clearance (security clearance)
Successful completion of a one (1) year probation period
Successful candidates must pass a routine medical examination
Area of selection:
Open to all external applicants residing in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and eligible to work, and to all mission employees occupying an indeterminate or term position, including emergency employees. If you are resident but not a citizen of KSA you must have the following in order to apply: a) Valid passport b) b) Professional Saudi residency permit (Iqama) which is transferable. The embassy cannot transfer an applicant currently on a dependent iqama (i.e. spouse or child) The Canadian Government is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from diverse sections of the community. Candidates will be considered on merit regardless of ethnic origin, religious belief, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability or any other factor.