The position is located in the Human Resources Office (HRO). The Human Resources Assistant provides visa, accreditation, and other HR services to Embassy personnel.
The HR Assistant acts as a liaison with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) / Diplomatic Protocol on issues related to accreditation of assigned American employees and their dependents. Prepares application forms and diplomatic notes for registration with MFA/Diplomatic Protocol for American employees, family members, etc., for issuance of Bulgarian identity cards. Provides day-to-day consultations on all kinds of accreditation questions to mission diplomats and other officials. Advises employees on Bulgarian registration requirements and border crossing. Prepares the mission diplomatic list into Bulgarian and English languages for submission to MFA.
The HR Assistant advises and provides support with the issuance of Bulgarian entry visa with diplomatic passports. Works with MFA on solving any issues and in case of emergency situations. Supports VIP visits with any visa issues. Consults employees and family members about the procedures, documents, timelines for issuance of third-country visas.
Provides support for other HR programs and policy administration.