Embassy of Finland in The Hague is looking for a Catering and Housekeeping Superior for a fixed term contract

Are you interested in catering- and housekeeping superior’s tasks in the charming city of The Hague which is the third biggest city of the Netherlands? Embassy of Finland is looking for a Catering and Housekeeping Superior for the Ambassador's residence in The Hague for a fixed two-year-term contract starting on 15th September 2022 or as agreed. Probationary period is one month. The position is part of Embassy’s locally employed staff and the contract is subject to terms and conditions of employment of locally employed staff and Dutch legislation.

Probationary period is one month. The position is part of Embassy’s locally employed staff and the contract is subject to terms and conditions of employment of locally employed staff and Dutch legislation

Duties of the Catering and Housekeeping Superior include the general maintenance tasks at the residence, planning, preparing and organizing receptions, luncheons, dinners and other official functions, independently and together with external service providers and members of the Embassy staff. These functions include purchasing of food supplies and other materials, cooking and hiring waiters and other staff as needed. The functions may include also other duties requested by the Embassy leadership.  Functions require occasionally working in the evenings.

We require relevant training and work experience in organizing high level official functions as well as flexibility and good co-operative skills. Good command of Finnish or English is required, knowledge of Dutch is an asset.

Before the recruitment, a security clearance will be conducted on the candidate with his/her written consent (Security Clearance Act 726/2014). Detailed information about the security clearance procedure and rights of the subject of the clearance can be found the Security Police’s website https://supo.fi/en/security-clearances(layout.types.url.description).

The Embassy will process personal data provided to it with due diligence and in accordance with EU data protection legislation. The Embassy will not disclose your personal data to third parties without a lawful reason. You can read more about our data protection practice https://um.fi/dataprotection(layout.types.url.description). By applying for a job, the applicant accepts the terms of data protection practice and gives a consent to the processing of his/her personal data.

Please send your application in Finnish or English, including CV by 10th August 2022 by email to sanomat.haa(at)formin.fi with a title of the message “Catering and Housekeeping Superior”. Requests for additional information about the position or the conditions of employment can forwarded to the same email address