Member of Protocol - Expo 2020 Dubai

For the Swiss Pavilion at the next World Expo in Dubai we are offering from 12 October 2020 to 13 April 2021 the position of Member of Protocol.

The job involves the following:

  • Independent processing of in-coming written and telephone enquiries in English, German and French
  • Independent organisation of guided tours in the Swiss Pavilion
  • Booking of guided tours in other Pavilions
  • Organisation of accreditation
  • Guided tours through the Expo site

Ideally, you can offer:

  • A commercial or equivalent qualification and professional experience
  • Highly developed skills in the use of MS Office programs
  • Very good knowledge of English and/or German and/or French
  • Organisational flair
  • The ability to work independently and with a sense of responsibility
  • Entrepreneurial thinking
  • A friendly attitude and the ability to handle stress even in hectic situations
  • Reliability, a team attitude, stamina and patience
  • Willingness to take on additional tasks spontaneously outside the agreed job description
  • A neat appearance, natural customer-orientation and self-confidence in dealing with others

General conditions of employment:

  • Your train ticket from place of residence to the airport and back is paid
  • Your flight from Zurich to Dubai and back is organized and paid
  • Accommodation (shared apartment/bathroom) is provided
  • Lump-sum payment of CHF 1’800 / month / 12 / 100%
  • Swiss resident living in Switzerland or foreign resident with residence permit in Switzerland: employment in accordance with Swiss regulations. Berne is the place of jurisdiction.
  • Foreign resident living not in Switzerland: employment in accordance with United Arab Emirates regulations. Abu Dhabi is the place of jurisdiction.
  • You work shifts, also on weekends. 45/h week.
  • 10 vacation days
  • Uniform is organized and provided


Does this job appeal to you? Do you think you have the necessary commitment and energy to help make the Swiss Pavilion at the next World Expo to a success?

If this sounds like a job for you, we look forward to receiving your full application, which should include a cover letter describing your motivation, your CV and work references, by email to: corinne.jenni@eda.admin.ch by 19 April 2019.

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Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA
General-Secretariat GS-FDFA, Presence Switzerland
Corinne Jenni
Head of Human Resources and Logistics
Bundesgasse 32
CH-3003 Bern