Admin Officer vacancy at the Consulate General of Belgium in Cape Town. Salary: R39,955 per month!

Job Summary

Do you have what it takes? The Consulate General of Belgium in Cape Town is looking for a Consular and Administrative Officer.

Closing date: 10 March 2024

Would you like to join a dynamic team with a Belgian flair? Do you like to work with people and to manage an efficient office? Then it’s time to send your CV to us!

The Consulate General of Belgium in Cape Town is looking for an Consular and Administrative Officer.

Duties and Responsibilities

Assist in the consular and administrative work of the Consulate General, including but not limited to:

❑ Assist visitors and applicants at the Consulate General in a professional and client-friendly manner ❑ Reply to emails from Belgian or foreign citizens, local authorities, honorary consulates, etc. pertaining to consular affairs

❑ Assist where necessary Belgian nationals (residents or travelers) in the jurisdiction and within the mandate of the Consulate General ❑ Assist in the processing of visa applications

❑ Assist with the processing of travel and identity document applications ❑ Assist with procedures of registration, nationality, elections and notarial acts

❑ Assist with the office management of the Consulate General and the Consul General where necessary

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❑ Assist with the knowledge management of the Consulate General with due respect for applicable privacy legislation ❑ Assist in the organization of public diplomacy events to promote the image of Belgium.

Qualifications and Requirements

Do you have what it takes?

❑ A valid work permit if you are a non-South African resident/citizen ❑ The ability to start from mid-May 2024 onwards

❑ A Bachelor’s degree and minimum 2 years of experience ❑ A team player with open mind and an interest in working in a multicultural environment

❑ Excellent office management skills with attention for procedure and deadlines ❑ Excellent oral and written communication skills ❑ An excellent knowledge of English and Dutch or French. Knowledge of a second official Belgian language is an important asset

❑ Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Outlook and online meeting tools. Knowledge of social media tools like Facebook, X and LinkedIn is an asset. ❑ The ability to be flexible and to work as part of a team in an autonomous way

❑ A keen eye for detail and a very strong sense of responsibility ❑ A good grasp of the concept of loyalty and confidentiality.

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Salary and Benefits

What do we offer?

A full time position at a competitive salary on an initial one-year contract in a pleasant team. A probationary period of 6 months will apply.

Gross salary depends on relevant experience, and starts at 39.955 ZAR per month. Additionally, you are entitled to a pension scheme and a medical insurance.

How to Apply

Interested parties can send their application, with the mention Vacancy Consular and Administrative Officer in the subject line, to

Closing date: 10 March 2024


  • Itumeleng Tladi

    Itumeleng teaches high school Mathematics in Groote Schuur. In addition to curating career opportunities on, Itumeleng mentors a community group of youth in STEAM. At chess, he's Western Cape's best.

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