The Embassy of Switzerland to the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain is offering a new position (100%) in the Political Division to a highly motivated and qualified candidate. The successful candidate will work mainly on political tasks with a focus on Bahrain, under the direct supervision of the Deputy Head of Mission. He/she will cover all aspects of the bilateral relation between Switzerland and the Kingdom of Bahrain (political, economic, social, finance, human rights, etc.). He/she will also be in charge of the human rights and judiciary cooperation files for the United Arab Emirates.

Tasks and Responsibilities GENERAL

  • Follow the regional and global political developments in relation to the UAE and Bahrain

  • Coordinate work with colleagues at the Embassy, in the region and Head Office

  • Support visits from Head Office to the UAE and Bahrain

  • Coordinate with the relevant federal offices of the Swiss administration in Berne

  • Represent the Embassy in events and meetings

  • Provide support to line when required


  • Operational responsibility for the bilateral relation Switzerland-Bahrain

  • Support the Head of Mission, Deputy Head of Mission and Head Office

  • Regular reporting of domestic and foreign policy (annual political, economic and human rights reports, monthly news reports, etc.)

  • Conduct regular missions to Bahrain to follow up and move forward the bilateral agenda

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