News item | 03-11-2022 | 08:05
The Consulate-General of the Netherlands in Cape Town has per direct a job opening for a Policy Advisor who has extensive economic experience and an affinity with cultural affairs. We are looking for a professional with a proven track record, who has an open mind is driven by values such as diversity, equality and inclusiveness and who is a real team player. Number of working hours per week: 37,5 (fulltime)
Education level: Academic.
Work experience: minimum of 5 years relevant experience
We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, proactive and an analytically strong policy advisor. A networker who demonstrates initiative, who is customer and results oriented, can work easily with others and whose oral and written communication skills are strong. Analytical and written communication skills will be tested during the interview process. You have prior work experience and extensive knowledge in the trade and economic fields and you have affinity with the cultural sector. You have the ability to convince others and you are capable of independent decision making within your areas of responsibility. You are familiar with the use of social media in a professional context. We are looking for someone who has  a relevant and active professional network in the public and private sector in the Western Cape Province. In exceptional situations, we will ask you to work outside of the regular working hours. You demonstrate integrity on the work floor and you handle information on a confidential basis.
The Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Cape Town has 11 employees who are responsible for a variety of policy sectors in the Western, Northern and Eastern Cape regions. The policy sectors cover economic, cultural, consular and internal affairs. The work is dynamic, hands-on with many external events and activities. At the same time, as the Netherlands’ representative in the Cape, Dutch interests and priorities are the main drivers of our engagement. Flexibility and cooperation with other team members are a prerequisite to being a successful candidate. Short term interns are regularly recruited to support the team.
Fixed term contract for one year.
Two months’ probation period.
Indication of salary ZAR 53.000 – 58.000 gross depending on experience and qualifications
Please send your application to
Deadline for applications: 18 November, 2022
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