About Us Vacancy of receptionist

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY -Vacancy Announcement No. 2020-[2]


The Embassy of India in Bogota has one vacancy for position of Receptionist. We are looking for a zealous candidate to support the Reception desk and Consular section of the Embassy.

Key function and responsibilities of the position of Receptionist

  • Reception duties: Receive and dispatch of applications of Passport/Visa etc. and attending calls and emails.
  • Assistance to Consular officer(s) in other Consular related activities on a day to day basis including updating database, spreadsheets.
  • Library management.
  • Preparation of letters, translation of the Note Verbales, letters and emails.
  • Gather important data, information as required for the functioning of the Consular Section.
  • Maintain polite and professional communication in telephonic and email communications.

Essential Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or Associate’s Degree in related field or equivalent Colombian degree
  • Excellent computer skills, especially typing and knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Outlook, Excel, Libre Office, under Linux environment.
  • High level of proficiency and fluency in speaking/reading/writing English &
  • Attention to detail; willingness to learn, excellent communication skills, good computational, analytical, and soft skills
  • Prior experience of office management work and administrative experience are desirable
  • Desirable Age: 24-35 years

Who May Apply?

  • Anyone who is eligible for appointment under Colombian local
  • Applicant must be in possession of a Colombian social security card valid for employment and/or a work

Monthly Salary at Entry Level

COP 1.8 million + employers social security contribution as per rules

HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates must submit the application form provided in prescribed format in Annexure –I (Can be downloaded from the bottom of this page) along with CV giving full details plus any other documentation (e.g. copies of degrees earned) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above to hoc.bogota@mea.gov.in , admin1.bogota@mea.gov.in, Consular.bogota@mea.gov.in


The deadline for submitting applications is September 30, 2020.