External Relations Assistant

Norwegian Refugee Council, Syria

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
1 to 3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
5th November, 2019

Job Description

The External Relations Assistant will work giving support to Damascus mission pertaining the delivery of quality and relevant programming in agreement with external relevant stakeholders and counterparts.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Support in organizing the external and internal meetings of NRC. Take notes, share information, and follow up.
  • Support in external communication as needed.
  • Handle requests and requirements related to governmental entities in coordination with all concerned internal and external parties. Follow up on these requests closely, provide feedback, and escalate issues when needed.
  • Register, scan, file and index all correspondences including MOU’s and Reports.
  • Conduct field visits as needed.
  • Support in organizing high-level missions into the country.
  • Handle visa application process and the follow up.
  • Support in compiling reports as needed
  • Support in organizing Workshop/conference


  • A university or institute degree in related field.
  • At least 1-year experience in performing administrative tasks.
  • Previous experience working with governmental entities / context is preferable.
  • Strong organizational and team work skills.
  • Good representation skills.
  • Handling confidential documents and information.
  • Prior experience of representing I/NGO is preferred.
  • Advanced computer skills, especially in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook

Personal qualities

  • Managing resources to optimize results.
  • Analyzing.
  • Handling insecure environments.
  • Empowering and building trust.


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